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Armchair Commentary

124 EpisodesProduced by David Website

A Sports and Sports history podcast. Come for the takes stay for the nostalgia

124 Episodes | 2019 - 2022

Unlikely Beginnings - From Favour to the Hall of Fame

May 16th, 2022

10:52

On this episode of the Armchair Commentary we are diving into the story of how Mike Piazza went from Community College athlete to Hall of Fame …

Andre Vs. Hogan

April 14th, 2022

12:29

In this episode we talk about Wrestlemania 3 (and 4) and the impact of Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant. Check out the website for the scrip to this …

Touch em all Joe

March 7th, 2022

17:03

It happens so seldom but when it does it’s Magic. Walking off the World Series. And 1993 there was a chance for someone to do it and take his team back to back. Music for this podcast is from Uppbeat (free for …

The Shot: Launching a dynasty from the free throw line

January 24th, 2022

19:04

In 1989 a Young Michael Jordan is trying to push his Chicago Bulls to the second Round but a pesky Cleveland team is standing in their way. we take a …

Imperfect: The Story of the 2007 New England Patriots

January 5th, 2022

18:08

The year was 2007 and the New England Patriots were looking to make history. if only the New York Giants had gotten the memo. This is the story of …

Building Americas Team: The Herschel Walker trade

December 27th, 2021

12:41

Welcome Back to season 4 of the Armchair Commentary. on this first episode of our new format we examine a trade that shook the foundation of Americas team; The Dallas Cowboys. How did a trade change the course of this …

Let’s go Ovi & Butler rules

November 11th, 2021

13:13

I let the internet choose a NCAA hoops team for me and Ovi is chasing greatness.

Hey Basketball

October 26th, 2021

12:15

I decide that im going to try and be a better basketball fan. Hockey is miserable, No Blue jays in the World Series and The Patriots are not going on a run. lets give Hoops a real chance this year.

Hockey is back again

October 15th, 2021

14:11

Hockey is back and im not sure how invested I can be for a full 82 games, I also touch on the Seattle Kraken and the MLB playoffs (the Astros Cheated …

MLB Post Season and Week 5 in the NFL

October 14th, 2021

15:01

I talk about the Sad days for the Toronto Blue Jays and Also give a quick run down from Week 5 in the NFL

Tommy’s back

October 1st, 2021

15:07

Tom Brady returns to Foxboro and I’m not ok with it. But that’s ok. It’s complicated. Welcome To Football in 2021

UFC 266

September 25th, 2021

22:41

Fight night Phil joins me to talk UFC 266 main card and and gives his picks

Way to Early NFL predictions

September 21st, 2021

21:17

With 1 week of NFL Action in the books I take a look at each division and break down where I think each team will finish.Do I make any Bold …

Fantasy Frenzy

September 11th, 2021

18:01

After a one week break I am back talking about The Armchair commentary Fantasy league draft and some strategies on drafting if you still have some …

Home sweet Home

August 29th, 2021

10:14

The coyotes are done in Glendale the blue Jays are in tough trying to make the playoffs

Showtime!

August 20th, 2021

18:09

Shohei Ohtani is making a strong case for mvp, the Jays are slumping, the NHL goes Mad Men and people overreact to pre season NFL games

Fantasy football basics

August 15th, 2021

17:13

It’s been 2 years of the armchair commentary and wanted to bring you a super quick very basic run down of things to look out for in fantasy football

UFC 265

August 6th, 2021

32:55

Fight night Phil is back to break down the main card and offer picks on UFC 265 and we briefly touch on the mlb trade deadline

Free agent frenzy

July 30th, 2021

1:03:25

I’m joined by Zack Kelly (amateuranalyst on TIktok to discuss the off-season moves as well as a recap of a crazy first day of free agent signings

The Seattle Kraken expansion draft revoew

July 24th, 2021

38:39

This week we review the selections made by the Seattle Kraken. The NHLs newest team has made its picks and we give our very early thoughts on them

All star highs and lows

July 17th, 2021

15:34

A quick chat about vladdy Jr, Shea Weber and The Bucks

UFC 264: McGregor Poirier 3

July 9th, 2021

40:53

Talking with Fight night Phil and Danny Fyffe about UFC 264

Vladdy is the MVP

July 1st, 2021

12:35

The Suns advance to the NBA finals, the Lightning look unstoppable and Vladdy is my MVP

The Habs deserve to be there

June 24th, 2021

15:51

Wander Franco makes his debut, Suns in 4 and the Montreal Canadiens deserve to be in the semi finals

The US Open and MLBs identity crisis

June 16th, 2021

22:14

I’m joined by friend of the show Danny Fyffe to talk US Open and cheating in baseball

Adesanya Vs Vettori 2

June 10th, 2021

30:12

I’m joined by Phil Borg to talk about the upcoming UFC 263 Adesanya Vettori 2 we break down all of the main card fights and give you picks for each of the bouts.

Fire Charlie?

June 4th, 2021

34:31

I’m Joined by Famed Twitter personality and fan of all things Bluejays @Bluejaysdad to talk: Robot umpires, sci-fi baseball movie? The role of the …

New channel who dis?

May 28th, 2021

12:15

A few announcements and some changes coming up I review the Stanley cup playoffs and show some love to a Vladdy Jr

For the first time in forever

May 20th, 2021

47:27

We are talking leafs Habs and the NHL playoffs as it is the series we have been waiting for. Hockey playoffs in full swing and we drop some …

The Yankees

May 14th, 2021

38:44

Steve and I dive head first into compiling a list of Bronx bombers we consider greats (that we’ve seen play) did we miss anyone?

Ground hog day

May 7th, 2021

45:51

The Habs lose the leafs win the raptors aren’t great the Jays are mediocre! It’s ground hog day! Also Tom Wilson is a clown ..

David gets mad!

April 30th, 2021

53:23

I’m upset. At the leafs, Auston Matthews, the Toronto broadcasting Corp and probably other things too

This is Our F*ckin City!

April 23rd, 2021

44:15

Derek LeBlanc is back to talk one of his favourite topics: Greatest Red Sox team we’ve ever seen (although some people just break the rules)

Fans are Irrational

April 16th, 2021

50:32

Steve and I review the week that was including fans making fantasy GM trades (trust me Foligno was a good pick up)

Campbells soup

April 9th, 2021

42:44

Steve and I talk the Jays struggles, the leafs the Habs and Kareem Abdul Jabbar. Stump the Steve brought to you by: the Sherlocked podcast

Opening day!

April 2nd, 2021

54:23

The day has finally come! Opening day is here and we are talking Blue Jays... we also touch on the leafs and Habs and stump the Steve is back again!

By the book

March 26th, 2021

56:43

We talk trade deadline, the not so super Maple leafs and we almost forgot to talk about why refs are trash. Stump the Steve is presented by My name is Searle podcast and Derek Leblanc

Highway to the Danger Zone

March 19th, 2021

30:33

Steve and I are concerned about our hockey teams performances over the past few weeks and Stump the Steve is back!

Stump the Steve!

March 12th, 2021

49:22

We put Steve’s legendary sports knowledge to the test with some obscure sports trivia

TJ Brodie Stan-cast

March 5th, 2021

59:40

Steve waxes poetic about TJ Brodie (and other leafs) and we finally talk some baseball as we look forward to the jays upcoming year

Eldrick

February 26th, 2021

43:02

This week we talk: Leafy D l, fired head coaches, all star games are lame (but not as lame as the hart trophy) and Mr Eldrick Woods

Matthews will score 50

February 19th, 2021

41:57

Steve makes a not so bold prediction about Austin Matthews, we talk about the Colts new QB and Fernando Tatis Jr.

The greatest sports team ever assembled

February 12th, 2021

49:02

Steve and I take a look at the 1992 Men’s Olympic basketball team including testing Steve’s memory on air with a quiz

Strike first, Strike hard , no mercy

February 6th, 2021

55:43

There’s a football game happening so briefly touch on it, Tyler Toffoli in MVP form. Auston Matthews can’t rock a moustache and all star games are …

Every damn time

January 29th, 2021

45:11

Brady’s in the Super Bowl again, Steve hates Dana white and the Scotia North division is better than your division

For the ‘Chips

January 22nd, 2021

51:10

This we are talking about: the championship weekend games, avocado and black bean slander, George springer and The Nets never playing D ever.

Believeland!

January 15th, 2021

55:56

The NFL playoffs are our focus this week (and a certain blockbuster trade in the NBA)

Bunch of Hosers eh?

January 8th, 2021

1:11:05

Justin Murphy is back to talk some puck as we break down each of the division and no one is a homer at all (spoiler alert 3/3 speakers on this podcasts are homers) welcome to season 3!

Extinct?

December 31st, 2020

55:02

Are the Raptors done this early into the season? Plus we talk about 2 different kinds of Football pain

The Player Haters Ball

December 24th, 2020

47:45

We are talking about what happened this past week in the NFL and are NBA players the most hated players In all of sports?

Whacky AFC

December 19th, 2020

42:46

We give our thoughts on the AFC east and talk about why Giannis isn’t overrated

NFC Least?

December 12th, 2020

54:38

Steve and I discuss how the NFC is shaping up and in particular what is happening in our favourite former punching bag division the nfc east.

Maple Laughs

December 4th, 2020

58:09

Justin is back talking All time worst leafs plus we talk the week that was I. Sports.

Valhalla Awaits

November 27th, 2020

47:21

We are talking about the week that was in the NFL. The colts are world beaters and some how Matt Patricia is employed. Plus FVV gets paid

Knicks doing Knick things

November 20th, 2020

47:27

Why not? And other roster building advice from the New York Knocks are covered in this weeks episode. Steve and I talk the week that was in football and the madness that is the NBA

Not so super Tom

November 13th, 2020

52:32

In a year where Tom Brady has attempted to assemble a cast of “all stars” Steve and I check on the viability of super teams and show how more often then not they fail

How bout dem Cowboys

November 6th, 2020

1:00:53

Steve and I harken back to a time when the cowboys weren’t a tire fire of a franchise. We also touch on gatekeeping fandom.

Tailgating with Charboyz

November 3rd, 2020

52:10

We are joined by Jason Bourgoin to talk Cleveland browns, BBQ and what brought him back to food.

Revenge is a dish best served in a trash can

October 23rd, 2020

53:36

We are talking Houston Astro’s and the World Series. It’s time to put this to bed as Steve and I each voice our opinions after Houston’s most recent playoff run

F*uckin Kyle Brady?!

October 16th, 2020

57:56

We are joined by Special guest Jeremy Greene (co-host of sportsocracy and ESPN radio host in Asheville NC) to talk some football and what it’s really like being a Jets fan

Ask us Anything

October 10th, 2020

1:02:22

Steve and I answer your questions from favourite wing sauce to who is the Goat? Don’t forget to subscribe and follow us on social media

Sportpourri

October 2nd, 2020

48:44

A potpourri of sports are discussed in this weeks episode

Ride the Pine

September 26th, 2020

1:06:18

Steve and I are back talking busts only this time on the ice

I like Big Busts

September 18th, 2020

1:23:38

We’re talking flame outs, dummies and tragically Injured this week. The NFL chews up players often but this week we dedicate our episode to those who get the tag ‘Bust’

Eff Skip Bayless

September 11th, 2020

1:01:31

Skip Bayless Sucks. Steve and I also talk raptors MLb playoffs and the disaster that is NFL opening night

Cheater cheater pumpkin eater

September 4th, 2020

1:09:12

Steve and start off talking about the 1988 olympics and Ben Johnson but continue the talk into steroid. Warning. The raptors were playing and Steve …

Boycott

August 28th, 2020

46:43

Once again sports take a pause to talk about Human Rights. Steve and i do our best not to yell. One of us fails a bit. ****warning***** F bombs were dropped

Glory and the Pain

August 21st, 2020

1:09:54

We take a trip back to 2007. A revamped patriots offense takes the league by storm only to run into a gritty strong willed and underrated NYG D

Flagrantly

August 14th, 2020

56:26

What kind of effect can one suspension have on an entire league? Steve and I chat about the 2016 NBA finals and the events that lead up to it.

Bubbles, Baseball and Ballers

August 7th, 2020

58:19

Too much to cover for just one topic so Steve and I jump around talking about MLB mishandling of Covid. The NHL and NBA having great success (plus some basketball picks) and what does it all mean?

Puck you! Hockey is back!

July 31st, 2020

1:06:14

Friend of the show Justin Murphy is back talking about the NHL restart. We break down the whacky world of return to play and make some spicy and bold …

Fantasy island

July 25th, 2020

1:10:57

No, not that one. This fantasy island is where Jack provides us with the best advice on how to draft and win your fantasy football league. Check it out!

Show me the Money!

July 17th, 2020

1:16:18

You ever see a ludicrous sports contract and say “why did they do that?!” Steve and I both have and we discuss some of those contracts on this weeks episode

Hey, Remember when...

July 10th, 2020

52:34

Steve and i take a trip down memory lane discussing some of the more memorable sports moments in our past. Some are devastating some are glorious but all are unforgettable

Doc and the Blue Birds

July 3rd, 2020

1:02:31

Who would you have as your all time best blue jays starting line up? Steve and I break down ours you don’t want to miss it

Best there is, Best there was....

June 26th, 2020

58:14

You know the rest! Steve and i are coming at you from the top rope as we chat about the greatest wrestlers we’ve ever seen. Woooooooo! You don’t want to miss it

Legends of the Round ball

June 19th, 2020

56:23

Steve and I are back talking greats this time with our focus turned to the hard court.

Pocket presence

June 12th, 2020

57:39

On this weeks episode Steve and I argue about Clutch, bring up some fringe black aces who might sneak into your list and break down why System QBs aren’t bad. It’s our greatest QBs we’ve ever seen

Platform

June 5th, 2020

54:12

On this episode we talk about some Athletes who have used their platform for good and those who have decided to do the opposite

The Blue and White forever

May 29th, 2020

53:17

Steve finally gets his Shot to talk all Leafs with Guest Justin Murphy as they break down the best leafs they’ve ever seen in an all time greatest team

Pucks in deep

May 22nd, 2020

41:32

Steve and I talk about the best forwards we have ever seen

Staunch Defenders

May 15th, 2020

40:02

Our tackling of greats takes a trip on the ice again as Steve and I chat about the Greatest D men we have ever seen

Keepers of the Crease

May 8th, 2020

38:07

In our continuing series of Best players we’ve ever seen Steve and I tackle hockey and the last line of defense. Who’s your top 4 Goaltenders?

Bastions of the Battery

May 1st, 2020

55:20

Steve and I break down the best pitchers we have ever seen (yes we get it Cy Young was incredible)

The Future is.....

April 24th, 2020

45:32

Steve and I recap the NFL Draft. We give you some great picks and some question marks. Let us know your thoughts!

Mount Hit-more

April 17th, 2020

1:00:41

Steve Steele and i discuss the merits of players on our own personal mount Rushmore of hitting. *disclaimer* we based our decisions off of guys we have watched.

Cardiac Habs

April 9th, 2020

50:27

Guest Steve Steele and I relive the last time a Canadian team won the Stanley cup

Back to Back

April 3rd, 2020

52:05

I’m joined by @bluejaysdad to discuss the differences and significance of the ‘92 and ‘93 World Series victories by the Toronto Blue Jays

NFL offseason movers and shakers

March 26th, 2020

56:10

Guest Derek Leblanc and I run down some of the bigger and stranger moves that have happened this offseason so far

eSports

March 20th, 2020

29:47

I’m joined by one of the Co-founders of popped off Media to talk about the evolution of eSports

Bye Tom (BONUS EPISODE)

March 17th, 2020

6:20

My reaction to the news of Brady leaving the Patriots and Joining the Tampa bay Buccaneers

On hold

March 13th, 2020

32:39

With the fast moving Covid-19 forcing the hand of of many sports leagues what will the impact be?

Will it last?

March 6th, 2020

38:16

Steve steel and I have a conversation about the long term viability of the XFL. Will it last?

The Great 8 and the the great chase

February 28th, 2020

55:16

Steve Steele and i debate the merits of Ovechkin chasing down Wayne Gretzky’s all time goal record

Bonus!!! Deadline recap episode!

February 25th, 2020

8:34

Just give my thoughts on the days events! Check it out!

NHL deadline day

February 21st, 2020

43:38

Check out my conversation with Puck head and friend of the show Matthew Slaunwhite as we break down the could be deals for this upcoming NHL trade …

NBA mid season Review

February 14th, 2020

1:05:27

Steve Steele is back talking basketball. We review our previous picks and predictions from October to see how things went and dive into who we think is going to take home the NBA championship

Ok BlueJay! Let’s. Play. Ball

February 7th, 2020

54:38

I have a chat about the state of the blue jays with @BlueJaysDad

Super Bowl Show

January 31st, 2020

53:50

Steve Steele is back talking about the biggest football game of the year. We talk X factors and make predictions. We also pay tribute to Kobe Bryant at the end of the episode after the tragic loss of 9 lives this past …

Mid season NHL recap

January 24th, 2020

43:46

Matt and I revisit our previous discussion on the NHL 2019-2020 season and break down our predictions. We also talk about what we think will happen in the last 30 ish games

National Champions

January 17th, 2020

55:51

Matthew Slaunwhite and I break down the big game and Jack Schwarz talks about Fantasy impact of this upcoming class of Rookies

Playoff Madness

January 11th, 2020

28:04

Matthew Slaunwhite and i are talking about the upcoming divisional playoff games and hit on some X factor players

Episode #20: For Team & Country

December 31st, 2019

23:25

I chat with Matthew Slaunwhite about the world junior championship hockey tournament. A staple of many Canadian households

Episode #19: A Hobby Reborn

December 18th, 2019

33:09

I’m in conversation with the Mayor of Boomtown Vic Nava III about what got him into trading cards. What he enjoys about the hobby and some of the crazy heights it’s gone to.

Iconic: World Wrestling entertainment or Formally know as the WWF

December 12th, 2019

57:52

Guest Derek LeBlanc and I take a trip down memory lane discussing some of the more iconic and legendary wrestlers. From The Nature Boy to the Ninth wonder To the People’s Champ.

Iconic: The New England Patriots

December 6th, 2019

30:49

It’s finally time for me to gush about why I love the patriots. Almost 2 decades of winning l, lots of controversy lots of love. Lots of hate

Iconic : The 2004 Red Sox

November 30th, 2019

45:13

Derek LeBlanc and i relive the season that “broke” the Red Sox out of their championship slump.

Iconic: the Dynasty 49ers

November 22nd, 2019

35:46

Jack Schwarz and I talk about the dynasty years of the San Fransisco 49ers

Iconic: The 80’s Oilers

November 15th, 2019

22:48

I talk you through what makes the 1980s oilers so incredible and why they’ll never be matched

Episode #13: Cleveland is bad in perpetuity

November 9th, 2019

56:59

Sorry Cleveland. The Browns are terrible. Again. Steve Steele and I are doing our best to maybe figure out what makes a team as especially awful as …

Episode #12: Let’s go Streaking!

October 31st, 2019

19:52

This week I’m talking about streaks and what makes them interesting. I am way under the weather and riding solo so please forgive

Episode #11: More than a game

October 20th, 2019

39:59

This week I’m talking Dodgeball with the President and Vice President of the Nova Scotia Dodgeball Association about how dodgeball is a sport and not just a game

Episode #10: But I need these baskets back!

October 11th, 2019

1:08:23

We are talking all things Hoops! Steve Steele and I are talking upcoming nba season and even go over some over rated or underrated players

Episode #9: Holy Puck!

October 5th, 2019

57:09

A brand new season of hockey has started and my guest Matthew Slaunwhite and I are making bold predictions l. In the second half of the show we talk …

Episode #8: futball and fantasy

September 28th, 2019

54:07

This week I’m joined by Anthony Abbott who helps me sort through my very complicated premier league team and gives me a breakdown of the Canadian premier league and the Halifax Wanderers + Jack Schwarz joins me to give …

Episode #7: tainted

September 21st, 2019

1:06:44

Having all the talent in the world hasn’t helped a lot of the athletes guest Steve Steele and I talk about when it comes to being beloved by a fan base, the media or even their own teams.

Episode #6: Get your tinfoil hats ready

September 15th, 2019

27:55

Antonio Brown recently signed with the Patriots which wouldn’t be a story....Except for everything that happened leading up to it. This week we are …

Episode #5: Daily Fantasy Football Week 1 and the GOATs

September 6th, 2019

1:41:37

This week Jack is by to give us some advice on who to play for your week 1 daily fantasy football line ups and Steve joins me to Talk Greats.

Episode #4: Too soon? + Are you ready for some fantasy football?!

August 31st, 2019

50:01

Andrew luck retired from the NFL and it made me wonder when is it too soon to hang them up? Also Jack Schwarz is back to give you a break down of who to target for your fantasy football drafts *Note* I said championship …

Episode #3: The good, bad and the what were they thinking?!

August 23rd, 2019

52:19

In this episode I’m joined by a panel of guests (Zach MacDonald, Matthew Slaunwhite, Anthony Abbott and Steve Steel) to talk about some of the more iconic and some of the more hideous uniforms in sport. *warning* …

Episode #2: Rules are meant to be broken

August 16th, 2019

1:03:44

On this weeks episode my guests Jack Schwarz and Steve Steele unpack some controversial rulings In both baseball and football. …

Episode #1: Forgiveness

August 9th, 2019

50:40

Steve Steele is my guest as we talk Le’Veon Bell, AB and Vince Carter and forgiveness. *Correction* I wrongly claimed Kyle Lowry was 3rd in Raptors history in scoring when it is in Fact Vince Carter (still not …

Preview episode #1: Forgivness

August 8th, 2019

0:54

Is it ever ok to forgive a superstar athlete for spurning your city? We will dig in later this week

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