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    Jack Armstrong

    Jack “The Coach” Armstrong is TSN’s Basketball Insider, keeping fans in the loop on everything happening around the NBA and college hoops. He also joins Toronto Raptors play-by-play announcer Matt Devlin as a game analyst for all Raptors broadcasts on TSN.

    Throughout the NBA season, Armstrong is featured in regular segments on SPORTSCENTRE, and writes a weekly NBA blog for TSN.ca. He is also part of TSN’s in-studio panel throughout the network’s NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® coverage.

    Armstrong’s vast knowledge and passion is well-known and respected throughout the basketball world.  Armstrong has spent his entire broadcast career focusing on the Toronto Raptors.

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    Bruce Arthur

    Named Canada’s best sports writer in 2012 by Sports Media Canada, the Toronto Star’s Bruce Arthur is one of Canada’s most respected sports columnists.

    Offering his insights to SportsCentre, Arthur also contributes regularly to TSN Radio stations.

    A regular guest on OFF THE RECORD, Arthur is also a part of TSN’s flagship productions including TRADECENTRE and FREE AGENT FRENZY. He’s also a popular – and prolific – tweeter, tweeting to over 130,000 followers. 

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    Kate Beirness

    Kate Beirness anchors the late night/morning loop edition of SPORTSCENTRE alongside Natasha Staniszewski, bringing viewers all the day’s highlights from the world of sports.

    Beirness has also hosted TSN’s NCAA March Madness coverage, bringing highlights and analysis of top seeds and Cinderella stories from the tournament.

    The Port Perry, Ont. native and recreational league hockey powerhouse graduated from the University of Ontario. She was a standout basketball player throughout high school until a torn ACL forced her to switch gears and pursue a career in sports broadcasting.

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    Rod Black

    Rod Black’s knowledge, versatility, and enthusiasm have earned him a reputation as one of Canada’s most recognizable and distinguished sportscasters.

    In his 30 years as a sports journalist, Black has been involved with a variety of different events and competitions, fitting into each role with ease.

    As the voice of figure skating in Canada, Black also covers all the drama and excitement of the sport as commentator for CTV and TSN’s figure skating coverage.

    Black’s extensive sports resume includes play-by-play announcing for the CFL ON TSN, as well as hosting duties for TSN’s golf, NBA, and international hockey coverage.

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    Tessa Bonhomme

    Olympic gold medalist Tessa Bonhomme is a reporter and anchor for SPORTSCENTRE, Canada’s most-watched sports news and information show. 

    Bonhomme made her TSN debut in 2014 as a panelist for hockey broadcasts during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, and then as a host for the network’s French Open Primetime. 

    Her broadcasting resume also includes time with Leafs TV as a hockey insider and GolTV Canada covering the Toronto FC. 

    A defenceman for the National Women’s Hockey Team beginning in 2004, Bonhomme helped Canada win a third straight gold medal at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. She also won gold in the IIHF World Women’s Championship in both 2007 and 2012 and silver in 2009, 2011, and 2013.

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    Kelcey Brade

    Kelcey Brade is an anchor and reporter for SPORTSCENTRE, Canada’s most-watched sports news and information show.

    Brade joins TSN from CTV Vancouver, where he spent three years reporting on the biggest stories in sports as the weekend sports anchor.  

    While at CTV, Brade also served as a sideline SPORTSCENTRE reporter for Vancouver Canucks, BC Lions, and Vancouver Whitecaps FC home games, along with guest hosting on TSN Radio in Vancouver.

    He first joined the CTV Vancouver team in 2008 as a sports producer, and in that role he produced the station’s local coverage of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

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    Craig Button

    As a former NHL executive and scout, TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button draws on his intimate knowledge of the game and its players to deliver insight on the NHL’s top prospects.

    Button is also a key analyst on THAT’S HOCKEY and THAT’S HOCKEY 2NITE.

    His respected CRAIG’S LIST delivers a monthly ranking of the top players eligible for the upcoming NHL Draft.

    Button started his NHL career in 1988 as a scout with the Minnesota North Stars. He stayed with the team during its move to Dallas and served as the Director of Player Personnel during the Stars’ Stanley Cup championship season in 1999.

    The Calgary resident also served as GM of the Calgary Flames from 2000-2003. 

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    Steven Caldwell

    Former professional soccer player Steven Caldwell provides valuable insight to TSN Soccer broadcasts as an in-game and studio analyst.

    The Stirling, Scotland native has appeared on TSN soccer broadcasts since 2015, regularly contributing to MLS on TSN with Kristian Jack and Luke Wileman, as well as on TSN’s coverage of the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League, and FIFA World Cup. Caldwell is also set to appear alongside Luke Wileman and Kristian Jack during TSN’s coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.

    Caldwell had a professional career for 15 years, playing with the top two leagues in English football. He began his career with Newcastle United F.C. during the 1998-99 season, and went on to play with Blackpool FC, Bradford City A.F.C., Leeds United, Sunderland A.F.C., Burnley F.C., Wigan Athletic F.C., and Birmingham City. In early 2013, Caldwell crossed the Atlantic to join Major League Soccer as a member of the Toronto Football Club. He was named captain for TFC on July 13, 2013 and wore the armband in 40 matches for the Club, remaining captain until the conclusion of the 2014 season.

    Upon his retirement in 2015 from a 17-season professional career, Caldwell transitioned to TFC’s parent company, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment. He served as Director of Corporate Development there until December 2017.

    Caldwell earned 12 caps for the Scottish National Team during his career, following his debut on April 25, 2001 during a 1-1 draw away to Poland. He last represented Scotland on February 9, 2011 during the 2011 Nations Cup.

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    Chris Cuthbert

    A sports broadcasting veteran of more than 20 years, Chris Cuthbert joined TSN in June 2005 as play-by-play announcer for CFL ON TSN and the network’s hockey coverage. 

    Cuthbert has been the voice of some of the biggest moments in sports, calling the action for 16 Grey Cups as well as the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

    In 2006, Cuthbert and analyst Glen Suitor won a Gemini Award for Best Sports Play-By-Play or Analyst for their work on TSN’s CFL broadcasts. Cuthbert also won a Gemini Award in 1998 as Best Sports Broadcaster, and in 2004 was recognized by Sports Media Canada as Sportscaster of the Year.

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    Matt Devlin

    Matt Devlin is the trusted play-by-play voice of TSN’s Toronto Raptors broadcasts.

    Alongside analyst Jack Armstrong, Devlin is live at courtside calling the action for every Raptors game on TSN.

    A seasoned basketball broadcaster, Devlin joined the Raptors as the team’s play-by-play TV announcer in 2008, having previously served as play-by-play commentator for the Charlotte Bobcats and Memphis Grizzlies.

    He has also called MLB, NFL, and Olympic broadcasts, among many others. 

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    Laura Diakun

    Laura Diakun is an anchor for SPORTSCENTRE and a host and reporter for TSN’s live coverage of championship events from around the world.

    A versatile sports journalist, Diakun made her TSN debut in 2014 and has since hosted and reported on a multitude of live events for Canada’s Sports Leader, including the World Juniors, Rio 2016 Olympic Games, PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, IIHF Men’s and Women’s World Hockey Championships, the Toronto Raptors, the Queen’s Plate, and many more.

    Prior to joining TSN, Diakun also hosted the sports segment on Global News Toronto and served as a studio host for CBC Sports’ coverage of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

    Diakun got her start in the sports industry while pursuing a law degree at the University of Toronto. A passionate sports fan, she sought an internship position with The Score, which quickly led to an assignment editor position followed by a role as an on-air host for numerous sports including CIS football, hockey, and horse racing.

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    Darren Dreger

    From breaking trades to exploring the latest news around the NHL, Darren Dreger covers hockey from all angles as TSN’s Hockey Insider.

    Dreger takes viewers inside the game with world-class reporting, earning “Dregs” the reputation of one of the most trusted broadcasters in hockey. He’s also one of the most followed media personalities in Canada on Twitter with more than 500,000 followers.

    Dreger’s authority on the hockey world literally begins in his own backyard. On top of being a highly respected broadcaster, Dreger is also the unofficial authority on homemade rinks. The proud hockey dad tirelessly tends to his backyard rink every season, while also providing advice and inspiration to fellow rink builders.

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    Matt Dunigan

    Legendary quarterback Matt Dunigan teams up with the CFL ON TSN panel for pre-game, halftime, and post-game shows. 

    A 14-year CFL standout, Dunigan joined TSN in 1999 as one of the CFL's most accomplished and celebrated players. In 2006, Dunigan received the League’s highest honour with his induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and was also named one of the TSN Top 50 CFL Players of the modern era.

    Dunigan played with six CFL teams throughout his professional career: Edmonton Eskimos (1983-1987), B.C. Lions (1988), Toronto Argonauts (1989-1991), Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1992-1994), Birmingham Barracudas (1995), and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (1996).

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    Darren Dutchyshen

    Darren Dutchyshen co-hosts the evening edition of SPORTSCENTRE alongside Jennifer Hedger, delivering all the latest news and highlights from the day in sports.  

    A TSN veteran, “Dutchy” is one of Canada’s most popular sports personalities. He began his TSN career in 1995, hosting weekend editions of SPORTSCENTRE and hosting CFL Live. His engaging and unique personality, smooth delivery, and sports knowledge have made him a viewer favourite.

    Dutchyshen hosted Olympic Prime Time on TSN during the London 2012 Olympic Games and Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

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    James Duthie

    James Duthie is the popular host of TSN’s extensive and award-winning hockey coverage. He also contributes to key CFL ON TSN events, including the playoffs and Grey Cup.

    Duthie’s entertaining and sharp-witted style continues to make him a fan favourite across Canada and one of the most-followed media personalities on Twitter.

    His natural charisma and extensive history in sports broadcasting allow him to gain exclusive interviews with some of the biggest stars in sports and entertainment.

    Duthie’s work has earned him multiple awards including three Geminis, a Canadian Screen Award, and the Excellence in Sports Broadcasting award from Sports Media Canada.

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    Michael Farber

    Michael Farber is a respected award-winning journalist who has covered the world of sports for more than three decades.  

    He also hosts various TSN Original features; some of his recent work includes Neutral Zone, Playing to Lose and Swing Away. 

    Farber is a senior writer covering hockey for Sports Illustrated and has been with the magazine since 1994. Prior to joining Sports Illustrated, Farber spent 15 years as a reporter and columnist at the Montreal Gazette, where he won National Newspaper awards for sports writing in 1982 and 1990.

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    Ray Ferraro

    An 18-year NHL veteran, Ray Ferraro brings a unique perspective to TSN’s all-encompassing hockey coverage as a lead game analyst.

    Ferraro joined the TSN team in 2008, and has since become one of Canada’s most recognizable and respected hockey broadcasters.

    Ferraro delivers game analysis for TSN’s hockey coverage, including the IIHF World Junior Championships. He also appears daily on TSN OVERDRIVE with Bryan Hayes, Jeff O'Neill and Jamie McLennan on TSN 1050 at 5pm et.

    Ferraro played for six teams during his NHL career, scoring 408 goals and 490 assists in 1,258 NHL regular season games played. With 898 career points, Ferraro retired as one of the top 100 point scorers in NHL history.

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    Duane Forde

    A 12-year CFL veteran, Duane Forde joined the CFL ON TSN team in 2008 as a game analyst.

    Forde is TSN's resident CFL draft expert. Each season, the former first round pick breaks down player rankings by position and explores every team’s needs. A former CIS standout, Forde tracks top homegrown talent looking to break into the league. He also contributes regularly to SPORTSCENTRE and writes a weekly column for TSN.ca.

    Forde made five Grey Cup appearances, winning twice with Calgary (1992 and 1998). He was the Stampeders’ team captain for four seasons and played an impressive 150 consecutive regular season and playoff games from 1993-2000.

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    Jermain Franklin

    Jermain Franklin is the Calgary Bureau Reporter for SPORTSCENTRE, Canada’s #1 sports news and information program. 

    Franklin, who joined TSN in September 2003, reports on the Calgary Flames and Stampeders, as well as other sports stories from around the Calgary area.

    Prior to joining TSN, Franklin spent three years reporting for The FAN 590 in Toronto, covering the Toronto Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, and Argonauts.

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    Lindsay Hamilton

    Lindsay Hamilton joined TSN in September 2016 and is an anchor for SportsCentre.

    Hamilton started working in broadcasting at a young age, becoming the first host of the Family Channel in 2008. For more than five years she interviewed entertainment icons, athletes, and musicians across North America, including Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, and One Direction.

    While pursuing a double major in communications and film at McMaster University, she created, produced, and hosted various MacTV segments – a digital television outlet covering both sports and local entertainment. During her time at McMaster, Hamilton also created, produced, and hosted a sports radio program at CFMU.

    In 2012, Hamilton hosted events during the 100th Grey Cup Anniversary Week, and by 2014 she joined Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment as a host for Toronto Marlies, IIHF World Juniors, and Toronto Maple Leafs games and team events. The year following, Hamilton hosted the 2015 Pan Am Games torch relay across Ontario and the artistic gymnastics during the Games in Toronto.  

    Hamilton joined CBC Radio as a sports reporter in March of 2016. During the Rio 2016 Olympics she was part of the CBC News Network team delivering national sports updates each morning of the Games.

    Hamilton competed in a variety of sports while growing up in Mississauga, Ontario, including playing varsity lacrosse at McMaster University and competing on Team Ontario. Today, Hamilton keeps busy with squash, tennis, water-skiing, and running.

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