The Guy on the Left: Sports Stories from the Best Seat in the House

The Guy on the Left: Sports Stories from the Best Seat in the House

by James Duthie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780143196181
Publisher: Penguin Canada
Publication date: 10/13/2015
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

JAMES DUTHIE is the host of the NHL on TSN. He has also hosted CFL Live, NBA on TSN, and SportsCentre. Duthie has received three Gemini Awards and a Canadian Screen Award for Best Sportscaster in Canada for his role as host on the NHL on TSN.

Table of Contents

Prologue-Golden Sunday 1

1 The Guy on the Left 11

2 The Secret Life of Little Jimmy 15

3 Last Chance U 25

4 Central…Part? (or How I Blew 20 Grand on a Game Show) 31

5 The Burgundy Years 41

6 When Grandmothers Attack 51

7 You Wearin' Your Rubber Boots Tonight? 59

8 Smitty and Billy 67

9 The Sports Network 75

10 West Coast Kickers 81

11 Friday Night Lights 89

12 Vince and the Guy from Fresh Prince 95

13 "The Desk" 101

14 P × P 111

15 The Super Bowl (220 Minutes with Andy Rooney) 121

16 Azaleas and Urinals 129

17 The Accidental Host 135

18 Puppets, Strippers, and Monkeys 141

19 Hell and Heaven (One Lockout and Three Golf Majors) 151

20 The Guys on the Right 161

21 The Quiz Sucks 175

22 Bloopers, Riots, and Knife Attacks 183

23 The TradeCentre Telethon 191

24 Cattle Branding Claude Julien (and Other Ridiculous Short Films) 201

25 The Luongo Films 213

26 Fantasy Island 225

27 Naked Men in Bathrooms and Other Inspirational Olympic Moments 235

28 The Panel Hangover 243

29 Black Monday 253

30 Welcome to the New Age 263

31 Viewer Mail 277

32 The Juice 285

Acknowledgments 291

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