Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole, dubbed “Canada’s Favourite Sportscasters” are well-known hosts of the 1 a.m. ET weekday edition of SportsCentre. Thousands of fans across the country tune into the show which delivers a complete summary of the sport day’s events to viewers, with highlights and post-game reports. Many of the show’s viewers look forward to this segment each morning drawing on the comedic humour and engaging philosophies presented by the two hosts. The pair now host Fox Sports Live, the American network’s flagship nightly highlight show.
August 26, 2016
After a long hiatus, Canadian sports anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole are back in the Country! They join Randy and Jason for discussions on Richard Linklater’s “Everybody Wants Some!!,” Dan Patrick at the Olympics, and how seemingly incidental lies can ruin a career. Later, they try to cast Toronto mayor Rob Ford for a TV movie and Jay and Dan share stories of interviews that went horribly wrong. Quick Hits include Simon Coleman’s misplaced pool balls and Mary Carillo’s badminton rant, and finally, Christoph Waltz drops by to talk about his recent Samsung commerical.
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November 7, 2014
Randy and Jason kick off the show with what Jose Canseco has been up to and weather or not his most recent accident will affect his baseball career moving forward. Then, the Sklars are joined by sports anchors Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole, who pitch the idea of an old school sports show, just two anchors, highlights, and a little tickling. Later, Jay and Dan touch upon the adversity that Canada has faced in the wake of Wayne Gretzky having had a daughter, as well as swim diapers and how they are turning babies into NBA wives, and what happens when Fleetwood Mac unexpectedly shows up next door. Also, in the first official drama out of Cleveland, the gang discusses “Gade Gate” and what the would happen if professional sports replaced Gatorade with Capri Sun. Lastly, Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, stops by the show to explain how much he’s worth and how the Cowboys are going to take NFL by storm.
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September 13, 2013
Things get sportsy as Canadian sportscasters Jay Onrait & Dan O’Toole make their way to the calming shores for the very first time on this week’s Sklarbro Country! Jay & Dan explain how the made their way from TSN to Fox Sports, defend their respect for fake moustaches and share their excitement about covering the 2014 Olympics. The state of baseball in Montreal is touched upon before we get to some Quick Hits including Gene Simmons’ lust for Tebow and Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s lavish bet on the Heat. Later on in the show, Joe Walsh stops by the studio to discuss the importance of being “plugged in” and talk about the (Philadelphia) Eagles.