Last update: 2013-06-21

Talking football with Lowell

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2013-06-21 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 30s
Hey, hey! It’s football season! Lowell Ullrich and Jonathan McDonald talk Lions — from the disarray of the interior offensive line to kicker Hugh O’Neill’s bad-ass beard. Everything you need to know going into Friday’s preseason game against Edmonton at B.C. Place.…


The Photo That Broke a Mother’s Heart

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2013-06-19 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 34s
In Wednesday's Province Sports podcast, Steve Ewen and Jonathan McDonald discuss "the photo that broke a mother's heart," how Steve despises everything the Miami Heat stand for, and how it's possible that the Vancouver Canadians are such a local success.…


Paris Jackson and Paris Jackson

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2013-06-06 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 35s
Discussion includes CTV's brilliant call to get 2010 Olympic gold medalist Jon Montgomery to be the host of The Amazing Race Canada. And the confusion between Paris Jackson and Paris Jackson. …


Duncan Keith

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2013-06-05 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 26s
Hockey writer Ben Kuzma joins Jonathan McDonald on Wednesday's Province Sports podcast to discuss the dastardly defenceman Duncan Keith and the Canucks' most pressing needs going forward. Plus, a Canucks goalie interrupts the podcast, which sends the boys into a tizzy.…


Lions Training Camp Preview

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2013-06-02 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 38s
Football writer Lowell Ullrich joins host Jonathan McDonald to discuss the 2013 B.C. Lions training camp, underway Sunday in Kamloops. From Geroy Simon's departure to Andrew Harris's emergence as a star, LU covers all the bases for Lions fans.…


Is Luongo Island Bound?

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2013-05-31 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 29s
Steve Ewen and Jonathan McDonald talk about the idea that Roberto Luongo could return to the team that drafted him, and ponder their dream that, one day, the IOC will include tug of war in the Olympics. But for now, it's just a dream.…


Alain Vigneault Replacement

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2013-05-23 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 31s
So, Alain Vigneault's gone. Now what? Well, the selection of head coach will be a most interesting process, with all sorts of variables at play. But choosing assistant coaches is also critical, because they play integral roles in the day-to-day operation of a team. So the Canucks have their work cut out for them -- both behind the bench and on the ice. …


Wacky Goaltending

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2013-05-03 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 20s
Steve Ewen and Jonathan McDonald talk about Luongo, Schneider and much much more going into Friday's Game 2 between the Canucks and San Jose Sharks.…


Top prize for Vancouver?

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2013-05-01 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 22s
What's the psyche of a city where the hockey team has tried, without success, to win the top prize for more than four decades? Pretty good, says Jonathan McDonald. So-so, says Steve Ewen.…


The NHL’s Sexiest Men (?!)

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2013-04-30 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 36s
the Legion of Blogs' Jordan Bowman joins Jonathan McDonald to discuss the best of thelegionofblog.com, as well as the NHL's sexiest men (according to Cosmpolitan, of course!).…


Athletes as Role Models

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2013-04-26 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 30s
On Friday's Province Sports podcast, Steve and Jonathan discuss pro athletes as role models and which California team we'd rather see the Canucks tackle in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.…


Luongo Legacy

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2013-04-25 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 33s
Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald discuss Roberto Luongo's legacy, and what would happen if McDonald dressed as a backup goalie. (Hint: He might just cry.)…


Political Podcast Pundits

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2013-04-19 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 34s
On Friday's podcast, Steve Ewen and Jonathan McDonald talk about what it would be like to have political leaders who get you fired up ... in a good way.…


Winners or Losers?

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2013-04-18 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 37s
Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald talk about how it certainly seems this is one of those years where the Canucks could lose in the first round or get all the way to the Stanley Cup final.…


A Dip in the Golf Pool

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2013-04-12 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 23s
Golf pools are for sissies, says Steve Ewen on Friday's Province Sports Podcast. He has no idea how little knowledge Jonathan McDonald had going into this week's Masters pool.…


Augusta National

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2013-04-11 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 33s
Augusta National is truly an alternate universe. So says columnist Ed Willes, who joins Jonathan McDonald on Thursday’s Province Sports podcast. The guys talk Masters, reminding those who’ve forgotten that Mike Weir was actually a force going into the 2003 tournament. And they talk about being a university hockey goalie when you wake up, an [...]…


Canucks, Canucks, Canucks

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2013-04-09 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 39s
Canucks, Canucks, Canucks. That’s what Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald talk about in Tuesday’s podcast. Nerd alert: Paul can’t remember his anniversary, but can list the Canucks’ and Wild’s final, combined, 19 games.…


What is a Clump?

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2013-04-05 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 40s
What is a Clump? A Clump is the group of journalists who descend upon the Canucks locker room, moving from player to player en masse. And that’s what Steve Ewen and Jonathan McDonald talk about during the Province Sports podcast.…


Latest Moves

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2013-04-02 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 31s
Tuesday's Province Sports podcast finds Jonathan McDonald flying solo, talking about the Canucks' latest moves and the neverending, wacky Roberto Luongo situation. …


March 29, 2013

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2013-03-28 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 15s
In lieu of the holiday, this latest, greatest Friday's with Steve is out a day early. It also goes global, as Marc Weber tells Steve Ewen all about Vancouver Whitecaps' Scottish forward Kenny Miller, Chivas USA Chivas' Mexican coach Jose Luis Sanchez Sola and why Province colleague Howard Tsumura is so darn popular in Denmark.…


March 27, 2013

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2013-03-27 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 15s
Steve Ewen and Lowell Ullrich both insist that they managed to stay awake for the entire 1-0 Vancouver Canucks' win over the Columbus Blue Jackets but believe it is People's Exhibit No. 1 that the sport has problems. …


March 22, 2013

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2013-03-22 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 13s
Lowell Ullrich and Steve Ewen just missed podcasting for the cycle. They hit on the Vancouver Canucks, B.C. Lions and Vancouver Giants. If not for a few more seconds, they surely would have talked about the Vancouver Whitecaps, too. …


March 20, 2013

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2013-03-21 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 14s
Whitecaps reporter and all-around man-about-town Marc Weber gives Steve Ewen his take on favourite MLS cities to visit, top pre-game media meals around the league and the club's hopes for the season. Oh, and he admits who he'd like to be stuck on a deserted island with.…


March 21, 2013

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2013-03-20 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 19s
In this corner, we have Howard Tsumura, high school hoop guru and a guy with a tournament named after him. In this corner, we have Steve Ewen, the guru's protege. The pair square off today, picking their all-star teams of high school basketball players that they've covered. Tsumura has longevity on his side, but Ewen, as has been well documented, fights dirty.…


March 15, 2013

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2013-03-15 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 37s
The mystery woman speaks as Jonathan welcomes Steve Ewan for another discussion about all that is sports. And Jonathan is so unnerved after listening to her that he decides to play the intro music after the introduction.…


March 14, 2013

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2013-03-14 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 35s
If you can’t blame Alain Vigneault, who can you blame? Well, there’s certainly blame to go round, if you ask Province Sports columnist Ed Willes. …


March 8, 2013

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2013-03-08 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 39s
Canada kicks off its pursuit of a World Baseball Classic today. Um, do we care? Or is it no better than the World Hockey Championship – a collection of players who missed the Stanley Cup playoffs, or got knocked out in the first round? That’s what Steve Ewen and Jonathan McDonald debate in Friday’s Province Sports podcast. Plus: our wild mood swings about the Canucks!…


March 7, 2013

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2013-03-07 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 41s
The B.C. Lions will host the 2014 Grey Cup, just three years after the last Big Game in Vancouver. Is it too soon? Jonathan McDonald and Paul Chapman discuss the CFL on the latest Province Sports podcast, and celebrate the city of Columbus as the Canucks prepare to meet the Blue Jackets … twice in six days. Coming Friday: Steve Ewen!…


March 6, 2013

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2013-03-06 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 34s
Is it possible to spend 25 minutes talking about the B.C. Lions’, and CFL’s, schedule? It is, when it’s just so damn engrossing! That’s what football writer Lowell Ullrich and sports editor Jonathan McDonald do on Wednesday’s edition of the Province Sports podcast. …


March 5, 2013

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2013-03-05 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 35s
Mason Raymond, Mason Raymond, what have you done with the old Mason Raymond? What have you done with the guy who skated around the perimeter, falling here and there, never going to the net, rarely unleashing a wicked wristshot? It’s Raymond, and various other issues pertaining to the Canucks, that hockey writer Ben Kuzma and sports editor Jonathan McDonald deal with on Tuesday’s edition of the Province Sports podcast. …


March 1, 2013

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2013-03-01 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 36s
As the Vancouver Giants celebrate Gordie Howe’s 85th birthday, we ask: What’s No. 9’s legacy? On Friday’s Province Sports podcast, Steve Ewen and Jonathan McDonald tell stories about Howe, and reminisce about the way he played and the way he’s influenced hockey.…


Province Sports Podcast Feb. 28, 2013

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2013-02-28 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 28s
Are the Canucks really in some 43-year-old Twilight Zone? On Thursday’s Province Sports podcast, columnist Tony Gallagher and sports editor Jonathan McDonald discuss how life never seems easy for the boys from Vancouver. A star player can’t catch a break as he breaks another body part. Another player gets dumped from the team, but won’t [...]…


Feb. 22, 2013

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2013-02-22 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 38s
Cyberbullying. Women in UFC. The good about the Canucks — and the bad. Jonathan McDonald and Steve Ewen discuss the big stories of the week on the latest Province Sports podcast!…


Feb. 21, 2013

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2013-02-21 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 36s
The B.C. Lions have undergone some transformation this off-season, including the departure of all-universe receiver Geroy Simon. Is more change on the way? And how did the Lions get involved in the discussion about hosting the 2014 Grey Cup, which would take place just three years after the last Grey Cup in Vancouver? Football writer [...]…


Feb. 19, 2013

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2013-02-19 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 22s
What makes the Canucks-Blackhawks rivalry so good? And how can the Canucks hope to stop Chicago from tying an NHL record for most consecutive games at the start of a season without losing in regulation? That’s what Ben Kuzma and Jonathan McDonald discuss during Tuesday’s Province Sports podcast. …


The Province Sports podcast for Feb. 15, 2013

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2013-02-15 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 29s
Guess who turned 43 on Friday? Yep, Province Sports’ Steve Ewen. (Everybody now: “Hippo birdie, two ewes …”) And what does Ewen do on his birthday? He joins Jonathan McDonald for the Province Sports podcast, where they talk about his impending birthday dinner at Earl’s and about the fabulous Sunday spread he’s written about all-time [...]…


Feb. 13, 2013

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2013-02-13 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 32s
Is it fun to go to a Canucks game? Does it excite us to be told to “make some noise”? Are we boring people – or are we embarrassed by people who enjoy expressing themselves? And if you’re looking for fun, what’s the best sporting event to go to in Vancouver? That’s what hockey writer Ben Kuzma and sports editor Jonathan McDonald discuss on Wednesday’s Province Sports podcast. …


Province Sports Podcast for Feb. 8, 2013

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2013-02-08 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 37s
Jim Hughson. John Shorthouse. Ray Ferraro. Barry MacDonald. Farhan Lalji. They all play a starring role in Friday’s Province Sports podcast, featuring Steve Ewen and Jonathan McDonald. After all, they were all winners in this year’s Paul Carson Broadcast & Media Awards. So Ewen and McDonald delve into the nominees and the winners, shedding some [...]…


Province Sports Podcast for Feb. 6, 2013

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2013-02-06 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 33s
You asked, so you got it: a rare reunion of Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald on the Province Sports podcast. The guys discuss everything from the marketing of the Canucks to a Northwest Division filled with intriguing storylines. Plus, a quick lookahead to the next NFL season. In Chapman’s opinion, there’s no guarantee that the [...]…


Province Sports Podcast for Feb. 1, 2013

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2013-02-01 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 31s
If it’s Friday, it’s Fridays With Steve. That would be the always entertaining Steve Ewen, joining Jonathan McDonald for the Province Sports podcast. Today they discuss why the Vancouver Giants would be honoring the great Joe Sakic, who doesn’t have much of a connection to the Giants. They also talk about Davis Cup tennis, and [...]…


Jan. 25, 2013

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2013-01-25 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 21s
An appreciation of Geroy Simon. That’s the best way to describe Friday’s Province Sports podcast, featuring Steve Ewen and Jonathan McDonald. For 12 years, Simon was a pillar of excellence for the B.C. Lions; he leaves as one of the greatest athletes who ever worked here.…


Jan. 22, 2013

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2013-01-22 :: Paul Chapman and Jonathan McDonald Length: 20s
So what if the Canucks don’t trade Roberto Luongo to the Toronto Maple Leafs. What if they make a deal with the Philadelphia Flyers? Could they get more in return? Could they get someone who would help them now – and long into the future? Ben Kuzma joins Jonathan McDonald for Tuesday’s Province Sports podcast to discuss the good and the bad, two games into the Canucks’ season.…


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The Province Sports Podcast

Province Sports editor Jonathan McDonald News editor Paul Chapman trade barbs about the latest, hottest topics in the world of sports.

The Province Sports Podcast