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18 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sean Fitz-Gerald. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sean Fitz-Gerald, often where they are interviewed.

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18 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sean Fitz-Gerald. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sean Fitz-Gerald, often where they are interviewed.

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Sean Fitz-Gerald on the come back plan for major sports leagues

Game Day
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The Athletic Senior writer, Sean Fitz-Gerald joins Game Day to talk about how he feels about sports coming back in the US, Edmonton's hub city bid, where does he think the players will end up, MLB negotiations, NFL's approach and how they have stayed on course and much more!

Jun 23 2020

15mins

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Postmedia's Michael Traikos & The Athletic's Sean Fitz-Gerald

The Naz & Wally Sports Hour
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This week we chat with Michael Traikos as the march to the NHL playoffs is heating up and The Athletic's Sean Fitz-Gerald who discusses upheavals in sports talk radio ratings between TSN and Sportsnet

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Mar 08 2020

54mins

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Teaching The Element of Fun | Sean Fitz-Gerald (Teaser)

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Sean Fitz-Gerald is the senior national writer for The Athletic, Toronto. He is the author of Before The Lights Go Out: A Season Inside A Game On The Brink, a poignant insight into Canadian Hockey. The book highlights Fitz-Gerald’s season with the Peterborough Petes, providing his own experience of the conflicting perspectives and motivations that affect hockey in Canada.

As a sports journalist, Fitz-Gerald has written for the National Post, Canadian Press and the Toronto Star. He was named Canadian sportswriter of year by Sports Media Canada in 2015.

Feb 14 2020

34mins

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2: Developing The Story: Drug use in the National Hockey League. The Athletic's Sean Fitz-Gerald speaks with Katie Strang about her story on recreational drug use in the NHL, with a special focus on players use of cocaine and ecstasy

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In this episode, I'm speaking with Katie Strang, a senior enterprise and investigative writer for The Athletic.

She dug into a story about recreational drug use in the NHL, with a special focus on players use of cocaine and ecstasy. It is a topic that has been discussed in private among those in the game, where some describe it as the secret that everybody knows.

Katie brings us into the issue with careful, meticulous reporting. And now, she tells us how she was able to shed light on a subject that is often only discussed in the shadows.

READ THE STORY: https://theathletic.com/1324841/2019/11/05/the-secret-everybody-knows-drugs-like-cocaine-and-molly-becoming-more-popular-in-nhl/

Feb 06 2020

23mins

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1: Developing The Story: What Really Happened to Ray Emery? The Athletic's Sean Fitz-Gerald speaks with Dan Robson about one of the first, and one of the most deeply affecting, stories he wrote for The Athletic.

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In this episode, I'm speaking with Dan Robson, head of features and a senior writer for The Athletic in Canada.
Dan tells the story of Ray Emery, the talented — if misunderstood — NHL goaltender who drowned on a weekend in July 2018.
Dan takes the reader into Emery's life through the eyes of those closest to him. He finds some answers, but also many more questions. Including the central one that Emery's mother continues to ask: Why?
READ THE STORY: https://theathletic.com/813857/2019/02/19/what-really-happened-to-ray-emery/
Sean Fitz-Gerald is a senior writer for The Athletic in Canada.

Feb 06 2020

23mins

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Teaching The Element of Fun | Sean Fitz-Gerald

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Sean Fitz-Gerald is the senior national writer for The Athletic, Toronto. He is the author of Before The Lights Go Out: A Season Inside A Game On The Brink, a poignant insight into Canadian Hockey. The book highlights Fitz-Gerald’s season with the Peterborough Petes, providing his own experience of the conflicting perspectives and motivations that affect hockey in Canada.

As a sports journalist, Fitz-Gerald has written for the National Post, Canadian Press and the Toronto Star. He was named Canadian sportswriter of year by Sports Media Canada in 2015.

Table of Contents:
 
0:00 – Intro
 2:30 – Growing up
 3:35 – Working in journalism
 5:05 – Top 3 characteristics of great coaches
 6:50 – Life-long learning
 9:20 - Athletics Canada
 11:00 – Writing Before the Lights Go Out
 13:10 – Top 3 Issues facing hockey in Canada
 18:15 – The element of fun
 22:40 – Early-window sports
 27:05 – Hockey and Canadian identity
 29:10 – Balancing structure and free play
 35:30 – Secrets of Swedish Hockey
 37:15 – Teaching youth to love the game
 39:40 – Community of hockey
 44:00 – Pay to play model
 46:40 – Deep dive; Advice to parents
 52:45 – Book recommendations

Jan 13 2020

57mins

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Sean Fitz-Gerald

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According to his LinkedIn profile, my next guest has spent the last 4-5 years herding elementary school aged children through their first steps in house-league soccer, ball hockey and ice hockey. In 2015, he was named Sportswriter of the year by Sports Media Canada.In 2016, he joined The Athletic to help build, lead and grow it's Toronto operations.This past spring, Penguin Random House published his book, "Before The Lights Go Out: A Season Inside A Game Worth Saving". Please Welcome! to the show, the senior national writer for Canada for The Athletic, Sean Fitz-Gerald.

Nov 19 2019

1hr 7mins

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75. Sean Fitz-Gerald Is Here Before The Lights Go Out

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“I’ve never attempted anything like this before,” - Sean Fitz Gerald

The Athletic’s senior national writer Sean Fitz-Gerald is this week’s guest on The Scrum Podcast. He recently wrote the book “Before the Lights Go Out”, where he describes the state of hockey in Canada, its rising costs, hockey families, and aspiring players through the eyes of the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League. Then, we issue a correction to last week's 30 Under 30 episode, and share some of our runners-up & honourable mentions!

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Nov 11 2019

54mins

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66: Athletic Anniversary Party: Stu Grimson, Sean Fitz-Gerald, Bruce Arthur, James Mirtle, Danielle Emanuele

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Sean Fitz-Gerald chats his new book "When The Lights Go Out", while Stu Grimson talks "The Grim Reaper" with Bruce Arthur, James Mirtle and Danielle Emanuele at The Athletic Toronto's third-anniversary party.

Oct 23 2019

1hr 4mins

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49. Sean Fitz-Gerald

The Stringer
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Sean Fitz-Gerald (The Athletic) stops by the studio for a long overdue catchup session with Clay. The two discuss their history in hockey, Sean's move from the newspaper world onto the frontier of the digital news age, and how life in one breath couldn't be tougher and in the very next completely turned for the better. Sean's first book Before the Lights Go Out is available for purchase October 1st at Chapters/Indigo, on Amazon and the publisher Penguin Random House.

Oct 03 2019

1hr 18mins

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