Ray's Sports Rant

Ray's Sports Rant
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  Oct 04, 2022   2371

Hockey Canada Has Used Millions of Dollars To Protect Sexual Predators

On today’s episode of Ray’s Sports Rant, I host Dean Blundell Network podcaster and content creator Griff Bordignon. Griff and I discuss the newest saga in the Hockey Canada scandal. Griff and I discuss the Toronto Maple Leafs’ goaltending battle between Matt Murray and Ilya Samsonov. Griff gives his take on roster bubble players Nick...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Oct 03, 2022   2820

What Roster Battles Should Raptors Fans Be Watching? | Adam Armbrecht

The Toronto Raptors kicked off their preseason Sunday against the Utah Jazz, and that means one thing; basketball’s finally back.  On this episode of Ray’s Sports Rant I hosted Dean Blundell Network NBA blogger and podcaster Adam Armbrecht to discuss the Toronto Raptors. As always, Adam delivers in an entertaining, professional manner, and teaches us...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Oct 01, 2022   3219

Are Dolphins Fans Getting Too Cocky? | Who’s Got Next?

Miami Dolphins fans are flying high after starting the season 3-0 after defeating the Buffalo Bills on Sunday in a hot exhausting game. That’s leaving Ray, Conor, Mario, and Mike, wondering if Miami fans are just getting a little bit too cocky.  Podcaster, Writer, Sports Director of the Dean Blundell Network. Host of Ray’s Sports Rant...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 30, 2022   2009

The state of the AFC East heading into Week 4 of the NFL season

The Buffalo Bills lost a hard fought game to the Miami Dolphins. The New England Patriots shot themselves in the foot and lost to the Baltimore Ravens. The New York Jets fell to the Cincinnati Bengals.  On this episode of Ray’s Sports Rant, Kevin Guerard and I discuss the state of the AFC East heading...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 30, 2022   1833

Is Aaron Judge The Real Home Run King?

On today’s episode of Ray’s Sports Rant, I’m joined by the host of the Unfiltered Podcast Casey Stern to discuss New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge.  Judge hit his 61st home run of the season against the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night, making him level with Yankees legend Roger Maris. Interestingly enough, Roger Maris...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 28, 2022   3763

Masculine Toxicity Towards Female Sports Fans

On today’s episode of Ray Sports Rant I talk with the president of Bills Mafia Babes, Kristen Kimmick about the abuse female sports fans face on Twitter. This interview was sparked by a tweet that Kristen sent out on Monday with screenshots of DM’s and tweets that were misogynistic in nature, and unnecessary. I ask...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 27, 2022   1887

What To Watch For The Maple Leafs Reaming Preseason Games

Preseason hockey means nothing in the standings. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pay attention to the Toronto Maples Leafs. On Tuesday’s episode of Ray’s Sports Rant, I hosted my boy Griff Bordignon, our hockey betting guy on the Dean Blundell Network. We talked about the Leafs first two preseason games against the Ottawa Senators. We...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 26, 2022   1637

Pascal Siakam is Grossly Underrated Because He Plays For The Raptors

On this episode of Ray’s Sports Rant, I host Adam Armbrecht of the Dean Blundell Network, deanblundell.com, Locked on Nets, and One Giants Podcast to discuss the Toronto Raptors. I ask Adam if Pascal Siakam is underrated, and how much does that have to with Siakam playing for the Raptors. We discuss the NBA’s 2021/2022...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 23, 2022   1942

Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews won’t repeat a 60 goal season

Auston Matthews could be the best player in the NHL. Edmonton Oilers fans would probably say Conor McDavid. I just say “I don’t care.” The only reason I’m paying attention to hockey is because Dean made me sports director, and Canadians love the ice game. That being said, I have paid attention, I’ve done my...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 23, 2022   2521

State of The AFC East After Week 2 of The NFL Season

On this episode of Ray’s Sports Rant a part of the Dean Blundell Network at deanblundell.com. Ray Rauth hosts Kevin Guerard to discuss the AFC East and the rest of the NFL. Kevin gives his take on all four AFC East teams winning week 2. The Jets beat the Browns, the Patriots beat the Steelers,...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 20, 2022   1896

Maple Leafs Fans Are At Their Breaking Point With Kyle Dubas

On this episode of Ray’s Sports Rant I interviewed Griff Bordignon to talk about the Toronto Maple Leafs. We hit on a bunch of different interesting topics. Griff compared the NHL preseason to the NFL, and explained why there’s more interest in football exhibition games than there is in hockey. I asked Griff after countless...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 19, 2022   2446

NFL’s popularity has exploded across Europe

The Kansas City Chiefs were all but written off during the offseason, especially when Tyreek Hill was traded to the Miami Dolphins. I guess we all forgot that Patrick Mahomes was still the Chiefs quarterback.  On the newest episode of Ray’s Sports Rant, I sat down with Emmy Award winner Brad Symcox, the host of...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 15, 2022   1965

Hey Bills Mafia, Pats Nation Needs A Hug

The Buffalo Bills used to be the joke of the NFL. That’s not the case anymore, but Bills Mafia could help Pats Nation get used to cheering for a bad team.  It was a rough week for New England Patriots fans. First, we (Yes, “We”). First Pats Nation had to watch the Bills blow out...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 15, 2022   1965

Hey Bills Mafia, Pats Nation Needs A Hug

The Buffalo Bills used to be the joke of the NFL. That’s not the case anymore, but Bills Mafia could help Pats Nation get used to cheering for a bad team.  It was a rough week for New England Patriots fans. First, we (Yes, “We”). First Pats Nation had to watch the Bills blow out...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 13, 2022   1889

Offseason Football is Way More Than The NFL Regular Season

About 10 minutes into today’s episode of Ray’s Sports Rant, Ray remembered that his expertise is football and scrap the whole show and decided to talk about the Kansas City Chiefs, the Buffalo Bills, and some predictions for week two of the NFL season. Podcaster, Writer, Sports Director for the Dean Blundell Network covering NFL,...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 13, 2022   1889

Offseason Football is Way More Than The NFL Regular Season

About 10 minutes into today’s episode of Ray’s Sports Rant, Ray remembered that his expertise is football and scrap the whole show and decided to talk about the Kansas City Chiefs, the Buffalo Bills, and some predictions for week two of the NFL season. Podcaster, Writer, Sports Director for the Dean Blundell Network covering NFL,...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 12, 2022   1872

It’s A Great Time To Be A Toronto Sports Fan

The Leafs are good, the Jays are good, the Raps are good, everybody’s good. It’s a great time to be a Toronto sports fan.  The Blue Jays are headed to the playoffs and there’s no reason to believe they won’t be next season either. Vladdy Jr, Bo Bichette, and Jordan Romano are a corps that’s...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 12, 2022   1872

It’s A Great Time To Be A Toronto Sports Fan

The Leafs are good, the Jays are good, the Raps are good, everybody’s good. It’s a great time to be a Toronto sports fan.  The Blue Jays are headed to the playoffs and there’s no reason to believe they won’t be next season either. Vladdy Jr, Bo Bichette, and Jordan Romano are a corps that’s...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 11, 2022   1856

The Buffalo Bills are going to shellac the AFC East this year

It was a wild week one in the NFL. After watching the Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, and the New England Patriots, the Buffalo Bills are going lay a beating on the entire AFC East. Mac Jones hurt his back in loss to the Dolphins. The Atlanta Falcons did it again. After having a huge...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 11, 2022   1856

The Buffalo Bills are going to shellac the AFC East this year

It was a wild week one in the NFL. After watching the Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, and the New England Patriots, the Buffalo Bills are going lay a beating on the entire AFC East. Mac Jones hurt his back in loss to the Dolphins. The Atlanta Falcons did it again. After having a huge...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 10, 2022   346

NFL Week One Spread & Predicitions

Ray has a message for Toronto Argonauts and CFL fans who have made things personal with him. Bo Bichette has been the Toronto Blue Jays best hitter the last five games, and how Bichette’s aggressive approach at the plate is a is a strength not a weakness. Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas has...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 10, 2022   1901

NFL Week One Spread & Predicitions

Ray has a message for Toronto Argonauts and CFL fans who have made things personal with him. Bo Bichette has been the Toronto Blue Jays best hitter the last five games, and how Bichette’s aggressive approach at the plate is a is a strength not a weakness. Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas has...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 10, 2022   1901

NFL Week One Spread & Predicitions

Ray has a message for Toronto Argonauts and CFL fans who have made things personal with him. Bo Bichette has been the Toronto Blue Jays best hitter the last five games, and how Bichette’s aggressive approach at the plate is a is a strength not a weakness. Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas has...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 09, 2022   1894

The Buffalo Bills Stomped The Los Angeles Rams

The Buffalo Bills should have won 75-0 last night and everybody is out here praising them for winning 31-10. Browns twice, Giants, Jets, Broncos, and Colts all passed on Josh Allen…. All those GMs need to be fired immediately. MLB is banning she shift. That’s disappointing. 99% of baseball fans watch the game for low...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 09, 2022   1894

The Buffalo Bills Stomped The Los Angeles Rams

The Buffalo Bills should have won 75-0 last night and everybody is out here praising them for winning 31-10. Browns twice, Giants, Jets, Broncos, and Colts all passed on Josh Allen…. All those GMs need to be fired immediately. MLB is banning she shift. That’s disappointing. 99% of baseball fans watch the game for low...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 09, 2022   2512

Buffalo Bills Are Climbing The Mountain

With football finally back we all get to bookoff our Sunday’s and just chill out on the couch. I know that some of you are screaming at me that football already started months ago. I said football is back, not the three down, beach ball, 55-yard-line, CFL. Anytime the wide receiver gets a running start...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 09, 2022   2512

Buffalo Bills Are Climbing The Mountain

With football finally back we all get to bookoff our Sunday’s and just chill out on the couch. I know that some of you are screaming at me that football already started months ago. I said football is back, not the three down, beach ball, 55-yard-line, CFL. Anytime the wide receiver gets a running start...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 04, 2022   1038

Why is it important that Blue Jays fans stay patient with Bo Bichette?

I’ve been watching MLB compilations of terrible umpires. How can Major League Baseball hold umpires more accountable? Football season is right around the corner and that means we get to see if our favourite players try to live up to expectations. Which NFL player are you most looking forward to watching ball out in week...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 04, 2022   1038

Why is it important that Blue Jays fans stay patient with Bo Bichette?

I’ve been watching MLB compilations of terrible umpires. How can Major League Baseball hold umpires more accountable? Football season is right around the corner and that means we get to see if our favourite players try to live up to expectations. Which NFL player are you most looking forward to watching ball out in week...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 04, 2022   1078

Is Sunday night’s game vs Montreal do or die for Toronto FC?

Ray is furious with Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann for not including Thomas Muller in the starting eleven against Union Berlin. Regardless of what the math may say, Toronto FC’s game against the Montreal Impact Sunday is do or die. Despite calls for a leadership change, Hockey Canada’s interim chair Andrea Skinner doubled down on...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 04, 2022   1078

Is Sunday night’s game vs Montreal do or die for Toronto FC?

Ray is furious with Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann for not including Thomas Muller in the starting eleven against Union Berlin. Regardless of what the math may say, Toronto FC’s game against the Montreal Impact Sunday is do or die. Despite calls for a leadership change, Hockey Canada’s interim chair Andrea Skinner doubled down on...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 01, 2022   1003

Ep.14 | Is there anybody worse at their job than Angel Hernandez?

Major League Baseball is an awful organization. They locked out their players because they’re greedy. The MLB has the Associated Press in their pocket, and MSM dragged the players through the mud, even though it was the owners that took baseball away from fans. However, when it comes to umpire Angel Hernandez I stand behind...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode:
  Sep 01, 2022   1003

Ep.14 | Is there anybody worse at their job than Angel Hernandez?

Major League Baseball is an awful organization. They locked out their players because they’re greedy. The MLB has the Associated Press in their pocket, and MSM dragged the players through the mud, even though it was the owners that took baseball away from fans. However, when it comes to umpire Angel Hernandez I stand behind...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode: 13
  Aug 31, 2022   650

Is Alex Bono The Reason TFC Won’t Be Going To The Playoffs?

Toronto FC had their hearts broken tonight on a late goal by the LA Galaxy. TFC’s playoff hopes have just shrunk significantly. Unfortunately for the Reds goalkeeper Alex Bono let in another soft goal, and it appears that he is the difference between Toronto going to the playoffs and not. Wednesday’s game was crucial for...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode: 1
  Aug 30, 2022   1590

Is It Stanley Cup or Bust For The Toronto Maple Leafs

Sports fans are way too stuck in the past. How important is the bottom of the lineup to the Blue Jays success? How big of an impact has Richie Laryea made on TFC since his return? Why do people hate great athletes? Which quarterback will miss their favourite targets the most, Brady, Mahomes, or Rodgers?...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode: 11
  Aug 29, 2022   1355

What is The Greatest Toronto Blue Jays Moment Ever?

What is your greatest Toronto Blue Jays moment? Did Tom Brady deserve to be ranked #1 on the NFL’s top 100 players list? Should the Toronto Raptors consider going all in on a trade for Donovan Mitchell? How significant to the history of hockey was it when Nazem Kadri brought the Stanley Cup to a...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode: 10
  Aug 28, 2022   1074

Josh Allen Only Ranked As The 13th Best NFL Player is Ridiculous

Who should be praised for the Matt Araiza release, the team or Bills Mafia? How much faith do you have that TFC will make the playoffs? Should the Blue Jays be considered a legitimate playoff contender? Was Tom Brady’s answer for his absence from camp & preseason acceptable?Josh Allen only being ranked 13th overall in...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode: 1
  Aug 24, 2022   938

We All Owe Manti Te’o An Apology

Football fans have been absorbing the new Manti Te’o documentary on Netflix. Te’o’s story is a heartbreaking reminder that the mainstream media will build you up and tear you down. It’s also a reminder how dangerous all forms of media can be. On Wednesday’s episode of the Who’s Got Next Podcast, Conor, Mario, Mike, and...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode: 5
  Aug 22, 2022   787

Hold Me Back, baseball fights are nothing but bravado and disappointment

I’m totally okay with Cole standing up to support his teammate. I’m not okay with Cole getting anywhere near Alek Manoah in the exchange. Hold me back, baseball fights are nothing but bravado and disappointment. New York Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole is the poster child for why fights in baseball suck. When Manoah plunked Aaron...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode: 2
  Aug 21, 2022   670

Toronto FC “fall short of picking up a much-needed three points”

Qualifying for the playoffs was hard enough as it is for Toronto FC. Securing only one of a possible six-points makes the task seem impossible now. Toronto FC flew down to Florida to take on David Beckham owned Inter Miami. TFC started the game three-points behind Miami, and when the final whistle blew, TFC trailed...

Ray's Sports Rant
Episode: 1
  Aug 20, 2022   964

LeBron James is a top 3 player in the history of basketball

LeBron James is an argument magnet. You can only pick one side of the fight, and no matter what you say or do, you’re probably wrong. LeBron James will be staying in Los Angeles for at least the next two years. The Lakers and LeBron agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million contract. For reasons that...