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One more night for the Blue Jays?

2015-10-22 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

It's one more night for the Blue Jays, which has Norm digging through his PERSONAL music collection. You'll get your Phil, plus discussion on Estrada the dandy, and Tulo the Yankee? It's all covered with guest, CTV's Brent Lale in on the podcast. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Still so much to love about the Blue Jays

2015-10-21 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Our pregame message: Don't waste what's left of this incredibly rare experience. And feel good about being realistic. ALCS pregame conversation with Norman and podcast guest, Brent Lale. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Umpires out of control?

2015-10-20 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Did John Hirshbeck really need to toss Troy Tulowitzki from game 3? As Norm and Brent discuss; it's an ego clash, that's not only expected, but in many cases appropriate. Your ALCS Game 4 preview right here. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Leafs not winning, but loving that puck. Norm with Mike Augello

2015-10-20 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Despite a lack of finish, the Maple Leafs are demonstrating an ability to carry a good portion of the play. It's a positive sign among several concerning ones. Norm and Mike discuss, plus disagree on the Blue Jays, as usual. The podcast is up. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Decision day: ALCS Game 3 Preview with Norm & Chris Robinson

2015-10-19 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

It's Decision day. For Canada, and the Blue Jays. Are the AL East division champions ready for prime time? We'll begin finding out tonight. Norm previews game 3 of the ALCS with former San Diego Padres and Canadian team catcher, Chris Robinson. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Leafs AGM, Kyle Dubas with Norman James

2015-10-16 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

He's the future of NHL management. But Kyle Dubas isn't looking too far ahead. He's too busy helping to grow the seeds of potential success as general manager of the Toronto Marlies. And while a large faction of the Leafs fan base would prefer to see the 28-year-old have a greater role with the big club, Dubas says he's content overseeing the player pipeline. Hey, it's where Brendan Shanahan wants him to be right now. And that's important to know. Kyle Dubas on the Marlies, Leafs, Jays, Lou, tattoos and more on NJIS. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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The mind behind the Bautista Tattoo

2015-10-16 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Less than a day after Jose Bautista's bat flip, that iconic image is on someone's skin. It was an incredible moment that FY Ink owner, Lee Baxter just had to see recreated in a tattoo. And the way it all came together in such short period of time is nothing short of remarkable. Lee hopped on the podcast with Norm to retrace the hours leading up to the Bautista tattoo. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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NJ with Brent on that Blue Jays flippin' ALDS win

2015-10-15 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

What a game! What an experience! What's next?! - Norm with Brent Lale on the podcast. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Rangers vs Blue Jays ALDS Game 5: Pregame discussion

2015-10-14 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Hours before first pitch on Game 5 of the ALDS, Norm and Brent discuss the game, and more. The Blue Jays, Rangers, Marcus Stroman, Cole Hamels, David Price, "Dosh Jonaldson", PK Subban, Harold Reynolds, Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump, Americans, Canadians, Canadiens, and inferiority complexes. It's all covered. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Can Nazem Kadri just be great already?

2015-10-13 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

It's early, but Nazem Kadri hasn't made much of an impression this season. Is it possible for him to be consistently effective and productive without a supporting cast? To avoid a change of scenery, it may be his only choice. Because the cavalry isn't coming anytime soon. Norm discusses Naz, plus this 3 on 3 thing with hockeybuzz.com columnist, Mike Augello. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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D'Backs OF, Jamie Romak still a Blue Jays fan

2015-10-08 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

He's a product of a generation of Canadian baseball players inspired by the Blue Jays first great run of success. Today, Jamie Romak, fresh off an extended stint in the bigs with Arizona, is back in London rooting for these Blue Jays to win once again. Because he knows the result will be more than just a championship, but the spawning of a new generation of kids with major league dreams. Jamie checked in with Norm on NJIS. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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The Babcock Effect: Adv. stats Guru, Gus Katsaros with NJ

2015-10-07 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Mike Babcock is not only the new man on the job, he should be the right man for the job. Gus Katsaros of McKeen's Hockey joins Norm to discuss Babcock's effect and influence on the young Leafs. Plus searching for just one number that can reveal all about a player's production. Does it even exist? Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Habs vs Leafs: The primer with Norm and "Mike in Buffalo"

2015-10-07 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Why the Leafs will win their NHL opener, and who will be left standing when the dust settles on what's expected to be a tumultuous season in Toronto. Norm and Mike discuss on the NJ Interview series. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Norman with CTV's Brent Lale - Blue Jays playoff preview

2015-10-05 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

The Blue Jays are the odds on favourites to win the World Series. Why you should believe those odds, and all the hype with CTV London's Norman James and Brent Lale. …

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NHL prospect Matt Tkachuk with Norm

2015-10-05 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

He'll definitely be a Maple Leafs draft target. London Knights' forward, Matt Tkachuk joins Norm to talk big points, the Knights, a potential Cards vs Jays World Series match-up, and his love for St. Louis sports. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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NJIS: Babcock prepared for long haul with Leafs

2015-10-01 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Mitch Marner is a co-captain with the Knights. Should we care? Plus why fan/media foolishness regarding Mike Babcock is both laughable and disrespectful. Norm discusses with Mike Augello from hockeybuzz.com. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Knights co-captain, Marner ready to become a leader

2015-10-01 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

First it was the honour of being drafted by his beloved Maple Leafs. Now Mitch Marner is basking in the responsibility of becoming captain of the London Knights. But there's a catch. Norm connected with Mitch to talk about the big news. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Greg Marshall with Norman James

2015-09-29 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

The only thing Greg Marshall hasn't done as a University football head coach is win the Vanier Cup. While he won't say this could be the year, his team is performing like it's more than a possibility. G-Marsh with NJ on the pod. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Super-Stang, Will Finch with NJ

2015-09-28 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Western Mustangs mega star, Will Finch is healthy again. That's bad news for opponents. But the fact he's not exactly happy, or content, makes things even worse for the rest of OUA Football. The former league MVP has already come so close to the title, yet an injury plagued 2014 season has also made him feel so far away. This year, Will and the Stangs are in beast mode, obliterating opponents at a laughable rate. It's a quiet sentiment, but the goal is about making up for past times and lost time. Because the team knows time is running out. The podcast is up. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Nate Behar not afraid of mighty Mustangs

2015-09-22 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

London native, Nate Behar leads the 3-1 Ravens into Western's Homecoming game. The Central secondary grad respects the Mustangs, but neither he nor his upstart Carleton crew are fearful of coming into TD Stadium. They're actually embracing it. Here's Nate with Norm. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever.…

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NJ with Augello on Camp and the Grabner trade

2015-09-17 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Quick and dirty. On camp, the Grabner deal and more. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Skills the name of game at Leafs rookie event

2015-09-14 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Coming off the Leafs annual rookie tournament in London, a select group of the kids have been summoned to main camp in Toronto. The rest, head back to their respective junior and university teams. With a reflection on what's being considered a skillful weekend, and a look ahead to next event for the Maple Leafs, Norman James with "Mike in Buffalo." Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Rookie Tournament Previews: The Senators

2015-09-10 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Coming off a Cinderella season, the Ottawa Senators are no doubt back for more playoff action. While the expectations placed on the big team have automatically increased, for the kids coming through the pipeline, a more patient approach. Chris Hofley of the Ottawa Sun joins Norm to talk Senators hockey, starting with the Leafs Rookie Tournament in London. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever.…

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Rookie Tournament Previews: The Habs

2015-09-09 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

The Canadiens are coming! The Habs are among the teams set to take part in the annual Leafs Rookie tournament at Budweiser Gardens. While fans of the club are looking ahead to what they hope (and could be) a championship season, initial attention is on London where future members of Les Glorieux will be on display. There's always plenty to discuss when the Habs are involved. Zach Vanasse of Rabid Habs magazine and The Montreal Bias podcast dropped in for a chat with NJ. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever.…

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Rookie Tournament Previews: The Leafs

2015-09-08 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Mike Augello of hockeybuzz.com joins Norm to preview the Leafs Rookie Tournament in London. The guys discuss who's coming, who's going, who'll be going back, and the potential coming-to-life of the "Hunter hockey" blueprint. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Mark of @MLBCathedrals with Norm

2015-09-04 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Meet the man behind the visual journey into baseball's past that is @MLBCathedrals. Mark Anderson joins Norm on the podcast. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Leafs, Knights synergies at work. Dale, Basil with NJ

2015-09-03 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Norm sat down with Knights brass to assess the season ahead. Coming up in the discussion, London's connections to the Maple Leafs. From players, to personnel, to events, the two mega hockey brands have a unique synergy going on right now. He's part of the conversation. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Baseball dream maker, Scott Green with NJ

2015-09-01 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

10 years ago he started Play at the Plate with the simple ambition of giving adult baseball players a chance to go "pro" for a weekend. Today, Scott Green is facilitating more than just a few games for old friends. He's helping to make big league dreams come true, and things are about to get even bigger. Scott joins Norman on the podcast. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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PAFC Prez & CEO Jamie Champion with NJ

2015-08-26 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

He might be the hardest working man in London sports. And MMA promoter, Jamie Champion is on the go again pushing his latest endeavour, an amateur event at one of London's iconic social hot spots. Champion connects with the "The Champ" on the podcast. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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KJ with NJ on timing, redemption and being Canadian

2015-08-20 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Earlier this summer Kyle Julius lost his coaching gig with the Mississauga Power when the Raptors dropped a D-League team in the Toronto super-suburb. But things have turned out well for the long-time basketball man. Kyle was just given the keys to the crown jewel franchise of the NBLC. And becoming the 3rd head coach in London Lightning history isn't something KJ is taking lightly. He wants to bring a championship back to London, while helping re-establish credibility to a league in desperate need of it. Kyle says the solution isn't far away. Hear him now with Norm. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Maple Leafs' Mark Hunter with Norm

2015-08-18 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

He's back from Europe, and about to hit the cottage for a week or two before Rookie camp in London. But in reality, Maple Leafs director of Player Personnel, Mark Hunter is never really off the job. Norm caught up with the super scout and team builder to talk the off-season, Mitch Marner, Leafs brass, and that incredible NHL draft. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever …

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Charlotte Prouse with Norman James

2015-08-10 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

London, Ontario track star, Charlotte Prouse is making headlines for all of the right things. She's a winner, a gold medalist, soon-to-be scholarship athlete at the University of Washington, but there's something else about Char that makes her so special. The London Legion alum chats with Norman on the podcast. Listen, learn, enjoy, whatever. …

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Mitch Marner with Norman James post NHL Draft

2015-06-29 :: Norman James CTV London Sports

Mitch and I chat, following his whirlwind weekend in Florida. We talk about Mark Hunter nearly tripping him out, Mike Babcock getting him totally pumped, the fact he's "small" and doesn't care, why he should be an NHL centre, and how his plans for maturity are already well in motion. Listen, learn, love, loathe... whatever. …

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