Tim and Friends

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Tim Micallef is joined by a rotating cast of insiders and newsmakers for hard-hitting sports debate and analysis — wrapped in a whole bunch of fun. It’s edu-tainment, for your ears.

Goaltending Troubles in Western Canada
Today at 12:14 AM

Tim and Jesse discuss the goalie woes for the Flames, Canucks, and Oilers. Nate Burleson (21:38) joins to help tee up NFL Sunday. Matt Devlin (51:03) hops on from Brooklyn ahead of Friday night’s Raptors-Nets game. Former NHLer Jamal Mayers (36:44) talks some hockey with Tim.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Canada Play Their Final Game of the 2022 World Cup
Yesterday at 12:20 AM

Tim kicks things off breaking down Canada’s performance at the World Cup. Craig Forrest and Jim Brennan (50:01) join to give their thoughts. Former NFL wide receiver Brandon Stokley (39:24) helps break down the Thursday Nighter and Week 13.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Chucky’s Return to Calgary
Last Wednesday at 11:58 PM

How did fans greet Matthew Tkachuk in his first return to Calgary since leaving for Florida. Is Ovechkin catching Gretzky’s goal record? Blue Jays hire Don Mattingly as a bench coach. Canadian tennis star Vasek Pospisil joins us fresh off winning the Davis Cup! Elliotte Friedman talks Ovie, Mitch Marner & the surging Winnipeg Jets.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate. 


What does Auston Matthews’ future look like?
Last Wednesday at 1:16 AM

Pascal Siakam continues to prove haters wrong. NFL analyst Sam Acho on Deshaun Watson’s situation with the Browns, Russ Wilson’s fall from grace & Aaron Rodgers’ injury. Matthew Tkachuk returns to Calgary – Ryan Leslie tries to predict how Flames fans will react. Nick Kypreos explains what Auston Matthews’ future could look like in the NHL.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate. 


Canada gets F’d by Croatia
Last Tuesday at 12:05 AM

Breaking down Canada’s 4-1 loss to Croatia in the group stage at the World Cup. Canada wins the Davis Cup and Timmy says Felix Auger-Aliassime will soon win a grand slam. Timmy’s NFL top five! Jim Brennan and James Sharman weigh in on how Canada has fared at the World Cup and what to look forward to. Jeff Marek on Mitch Marner’s streak and the .500 Oilers. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affilia...


RIP Borje Salming
11/25/2022

Kristian Jack (22:00) from Qatar on Canada at the World Cup. Darryl Sittler (37:00) on the life and legacy of Borje Salming. Elliotte Friedman (55:00) on the Oilers at the quarter pole of the season. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Canada Drops Their World Cup Opener
11/23/2022

Tim starts the show discussing Canada MNT’s hard fought loss to Belgium at the FIFA World Cup before Craig Forrest and Jim Brennan (52:24) join to give their thoughts. Natalie Achonwa (26:12) joins for some hoops talk before Brandon Stokley (37:23) helps tee up the NFL’s Thanksgiving slate.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


One More Sleep Until Canada at the World Cup
11/23/2022

Tim tees up Canada MNT’s path to the FIFA World Cup before former player Jim Brennan (27:27) joins to help break it down. Bruins forward Taylor Hall (37:06) talks about the Bruins sizzling 17-2-0 start. Nick Kypreos (50:52) hops on to chat NHL. And if you’re reading this, head to our Twitter account @timandfriends to enter our contest for a Tim & Friends hoodie.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Grey Cup MVP Henoc Muamba Joins the Show
11/22/2022

Fresh off helping the Toronto Argonauts secure their CFL-record 18th Grey Cup, MVP and Most Valuable Canadian Henoc Muamba (1:05:05) chats with Tim. James Sharman (51:30) helps break down the first full day of World Cup games. Brock Vereen (30:00) talks some NFL while Mike Futa (1:19:52) talks NHL.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Grey Cup Predictions!
11/19/2022

How far will Canada go in the FIFA World Cup tournament? Will we see Connor Bedard on a Canadian NHL franchise in the near future? Nate Burleson talks week 11 in the NFL and snowmageddon in Buffalo. Arash Madani tees up the Grey Cup between the Bombers & Argos from Saskatchewan. James Sharman breaks down what to expect from each group in the World Cup. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate. 


Hockey's Code Gets Tested Again
11/18/2022

Canada has one final tune-up match before the World Cup gets underway. Could Shai Gilgeous-Alexander be in the mix to win MVP? Breaking down Alex Edler’s knee-on-knee to McDavid. Craig Forrest previews Canada’s chances in Qatar. Justin Dunk is live at Grey Cup week. Anthony Stewart tees up a big night of hockey. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate. 


Farewell Teoscar Hernandez
11/16/2022

Alvin Williams (28:00) on Kyle Lowry back in Toronto to face the Raptors. Elliotte Friedman (38:00) on the Senators search for a defenceman. Ross Atkins (53:00) on trading Teoscar Hernandez to the Mariners.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Thank You Very Much Sheepdogs
#124
11/15/2022

The Sheepdogs (26:00) stop by to promote their tour and new album "Outta Sight". Nick Kypreos (49:00) on the Canucks coaching future and everything NHL.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Cheers to the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2022
11/15/2022

Rich Gannon (27:00) on Week 10 in the NFL including a wild finish in Buffalo. Michael Grange (53:00) on the injury-depleted Raptors. Craig Rivet (1:19:00) on the Sedin twins and the Hockey Hall of Fame class of 2022.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Canada Qualified for the 2023 FIBA World Cup and Nobody Was Paying Attention
11/12/2022

Tim weighs in on a lack of support for Canada Basketball. Why have Canadian NHL teams struggled to win a Stanley Cup over the last three decades? NFL Network’s Adam Rank (23:15) talks some NFL while 3DownNation’s Justin Dunk (38:43) joins for a CFL chat.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


John Herdman Talks About Turning Around the Canada MNT
11/11/2022

The much anticipated 4th and final part of Stephen Brunt’s interview with Canada Soccer MNT head coach John Herdman (36:45). NBA on TNT’s Kenny ‘the Jet’ Smith (24:15) stops by for some Raptors and NBA talk. The Athletic’s Julian McKenzie (51:50) joins for an NHL discussion.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

 


Bring Back the Cooperalls
#123
11/10/2022

Recapping a busy night of hockey. Isaiah Meyer-Crothers clears the air by releasing a statement on Mitchell Miller. Paul Jones talks about Canada on the verge of clinching a spot in the FIBA World Cup, Raptors & SGA reaching new heights. Part 3 of Sportsnet’s interview with CANMNT manager John Herdman. Elliotte Friedman weighs in on the ongoing drama with the Canucks & the surging Winnipeg Jets. Shi Davidi is in Vegas following all the Blue Jays’ offseason moves. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the p...


Slumping in Alberta
11/09/2022

Tim and Jesse discuss the Flames and Oilers skid and which one is more concerning. Ben Nicholson-Smith (23:00) joins live from the MLB GM meetings in Las Vegas to talk free agency. James Sharman (38:00) predicts the Canada Men's World Cup roster. Plus, Nick Kypreos (50:00) in-studio to talk all things NHL. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Are the Houston Astros a dynasty?
11/08/2022

Are the Houston Astros a baseball dynasty? The Raptors are enjoying their young guns. How the Bruins are rectifying their mistake in signing Mitchell Miller. Are the Leafs starting to show some growth from their past failures? Week 9 takeaways from the NFL with Brock Vereen. DJ & Jesse bring us the latest Plays of the Week. The birthday boy Ricky Romero weighs in on the world-champion Astros and says he hated playing against A-Rod. Stephen Brunt sits down with CANMNT manager John Herdman ahead of the FIFA World Cup.

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The GOAT Christine Sinclair In-Studio
11/05/2022

Tim and Jesse discuss Justin Verlander and the Astros securing a game 5 win in Philly. Nate Burleson (20:00) breaks down the busy NFL trade deadline. Christine Sinclair (33:00) stops by in-studio to chat about what she has left to accomplish on the pitch. Plus, Kevin Bieksa (53:00) tells us about his special night in Vancouver. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Showing Some Fight?
11/04/2022

Tim and Jesse discuss the criticism of Auston Matthews not dropping the gloves with Travis Konecny. Kenny Smith (28:00) talks Kyrie Irving's lack of apology after promoting an anti-Semitic video.  Dwayne De Rosario (38:00) stops by to talk about receiving the Order of Canada. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Ken Reid Ran Out Of Gas On The Way To The Show
11/03/2022

NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman (57:07) stops by to talk Leafs and how much the Senators may sell for. Joe Siddall (1:18:45) discusses the World Series pitch tipping controversy. Justin Dunk (29:17) joins for some CFL talk and Ken Reid (46:42) barely made it in for his contractually obligated appearance.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


The Brooklyn Nets Are Going Through It
11/01/2022

ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian (23:28) joins from Philadelphia ahead of Game 3 of the World Series. NBA analyst Marc Stein (35:14) discusses the Brooklyn Nets firing Steve Nash and the rumoured hiring of Ime Udoka. Nick Kypreos (53:47) gives his thoughts on the start to the Maple Leafs season.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


What’s the GOAT Halloween Candy?
10/31/2022

On this Halloween edition of the show, former NHLer Luke Gazdic (51:25) joins for some hockey talk including a spooky start to the Leafs season. Raptors voice Matt Devlin (1:03:49) hops on to chat hoops while former NFL safety Brock Vereen (30:32) helps break down week 8 of the NFL season.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Is Mullett Arena A Black Eye for the NHL?
10/28/2022

Canucks finally win a game while the Leafs are still looking for consistency. Nate Burleson weighs in on Tom Brady’s divorce and how it can affect his play on the field. Lamar Jackson laughs at our tweet on air after beating Tom Brady on TNF. Sean Reynolds tees up Arizona’s first game at Mullett Arena. Dan Shulman is live ahead of the World Series kicking off in Houston. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any a...


The Mullet & The Skullet
10/27/2022

With Pascal Siakam taking his game to another level, we debate whether Spicy P can be a top-5 player in the NBA. Kenny “The Jet” Smith tries to explain how to fix the Lakers and weighs in on Siakam’s consistency going forward. Where are the Canucks headed this season after a winless start to the campaign? Sam Cosentino talks puck. The Mullet & the skullet, Tim & Jesse could be sporting new hairdos soon. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media I...


Calgary Flames are Red Hot
10/26/2022

Eric Smith (40:00) previews Sixers vs. Raptors. Adnan Virk (53:00) on where Aaron Judge might end up. Anthony Stewart (1:08:00) discusses the Flames 5-1 start. Elliotte Friedman (1:18:00) on who the Canucks could be moving.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Phil Kessel Is the NHL's Iron Man
10/25/2022

Shams Charania (24:00) on the Raptors and everything NBA. Eric Engels (36:00) introduces us to longtime Canadiens organist Diane Bibaud. Nick Kypreos (49:00) on the Canucks winless streak. Daren Millard (58:00) on Kessel becoming the NHL Iron Man.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Time for a Canucks Rebuild?
10/24/2022

Ken Rosenthal (30:00) wraps up the ALCS & NLCS. Jeff Marek (51:00) on the Canucks poor start. Rich Gannon (1:06:00) on Tom Brady & Aaron Rodgers' losing streaks. Alvin Williams (1:19:00) previews the Raptors/Heat rematch.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Manager John Schneider Drops The Interim Title
10/21/2022

Tim & Kevin digest the Sports Equinox that was Thursday. Nate Burleson (26:00) talks NFL and the Christian McAffrey trade. John Schneider (48:00) talks about the Blue Jays dropping the interim title to make him full-time manager.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Happy Sports Equinox
10/20/2022

Kenny Smith (24:00) talks about the start of the NBA season. Canadian snowboarder Mark McMorris (37:00) chats about the Movember DOAT campaign. Cabbie Richards (47:00) looks ahead to the Sports Equinox. Mike Futa (57:00) previews the NHL action tonight.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Raptors Season Predictions
10/20/2022

The Flames stay hot while the Canucks are definitely not. Could the Raps be in the trade market for Shai Gilgeous-Alexander & Michael Grange stops by to talk about what the Raptors can accomplish this year. Donnovan Bennett discusses the NHL’s new diversity program. Emily Kaplan dives into how front offices in the NHL battle it out to sign players and figures out where hockey’s salary cap is headed. Joon Lee tees up Game 1 of the ALCS from Houston. Do certain Leafs need to be held more accountable?

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The NBA is back!
10/19/2022

Leafs lose to the Coyotes in ugly fashion. Canucks can’t win a game. The NBA is back tonight and Raps head coach Nick Nurse joins the show! We debate if Russell Wilson’s NFL career is coming to an end. Nick Kypreos and Elliotte Friedman break down the latest from the NHL BOG meetings and the NHL salary cap going up, plus does video replay review need fixing?

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affi...


MLB Postseason madness
#122
10/17/2022

Did Josh Naylor cross a line and was he disrespectful in his home run celebration in game 4? Joon Lee is live from New York ahead of Game 5 between the Yanks & Guardians. The best Plays of the past week. Leafs, Habs & Canucks are all in action, David Amber tees up a big night of hockey. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate. 


The Puck Drops on Canadian NHL Hockey
10/12/2022

Faizal Khamisa and Jesse Rubinoff fill in as guest hosts for Tim. Ahead of the Leafs and Canadiens opening up the Canadian portion of the NHL schedule, Elliotte Friedman (54:14) gives his thoughts on the upcoming season. Nick Kypreos (37:37) hops on for the second half of the show. Eric Engels (25:37) joins live from Montreal.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Breaking Down A Heartbreaking End to the Jays Season
10/11/2022

Happy Thanksgiving Canada! Tim breaks down a tough Wild Card series for the Jays. Blue Jays on Sportsnet contributors Ben Nicholson-Smith and Arden Zwelling (47:36) stop by to give their thoughts. Former NFL safety Brock Vereen (1:14:56) joins to talk some week 5 football.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.


Game 1 Countdown
10/07/2022

Tim and Jesse tee up Game 1 of the Wild Card series between Toronto and Seattle. Blue Jays infielder Whit Merrifield (25:00) drops by to discuss being traded to Toronto and his role on the team. Julian McKenzie (52:00) joins to talk all things Calgary Flames before the start of the season. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Blue Jays Playoff Preview
10/06/2022

Tim, Jesse, and Ben Nicholson-Smith preview the Blue Jays Wild Card round vs the Seattle Mariners. Ken Reid (41:00) stops by for a discussion on Aaron Judge's 62nd home run and the fate of the Edmonton Oilers this season. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Home Field Secured for Toronto
10/05/2022

Tim and Jesse discuss the Blue Jays locking down home-field advantage for the Wild Card Series. Caleb Joseph (54:00) drops by to break down the Jays chances against two possible Wild Card opponents. Plus, Nick Kypreos (1:08:00) comes in-studio for hockey talk. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.


Sweeping Success
10/03/2022

Tim and Jesse break down the Blue Jays weekend series versus the Red Sox, including a post-season clinching win. Sam Cosentino (29:00) joins to talk Canucks. Arden Zwelling (54:00) tees up Toronto's final series of the MLB season. Plus, Rich Gannon (1:18:00) gives his thoughts on Week 4 in the NFL. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.