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EPISODE 22 | SMELLS LIKE FOOTBALL

Matt Baker and Travis Lulay are back with a football-filled episode 22 of 1st and Now! The boys break down the latest additions to this Lions squad and look ahead to next week when the entire coaching staff will be in town. Also, with the NFL Combine going on we go down memory lane with Travis on his experience working out for all 32 NFL teams back in 2006. It includes a doozy of a story on his interview session with the Miami Dolphins!

 

EPISODE 21 | “IT’S JUST A FOOTBALL WORLD”

Matt Baker and Travis Lulay speak with Lions legend and current defensive backs coach Ryan Phillips. What does RP remember about first breaking in with the BC Lions? Matt and Travis also break down the club’s recent free agent additions.

EPISODE 20 | FREE AGENT FRENZY

Host Matt Baker is joined by TSN 1040 Lions analyst Giulio Caravatta! The duo breaks down a busy 24 hours for the club in free agency and how the addition of Micah Johnson will do wonders for the defence. Plus, Giulio goes down memory lane and shares some stories of the legendary J.P. McConnell.

EPISODE 19 | CATCHING UP WITH COACH CAMPBELL

Episode 19 of 1st and Now is jam-packed with football content! Matt Baker and Travis Lulay speak with head coach Rick Campbell on his re-adjustment to the west coast and what he is looking for in free agency next week. Plus, they recap Super Bowl LIV.

EPISODE 18 | LET THE OFFSEASON FUN BEGIN

In Episode 18 of First and Now, Matt Baker is joined by 2011 Grey Cup MVP Travis Lulay. The pair discusses a couple of key offseason moves by the BC Lions and also give their thoughts on Super Bowl LIV between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs.

EPISODE 17 | GREY CUP SATURDAYS WERE MADE FOR PARTYING

Matt and Jamie are back with a post-Grey Cup edition of 1st and Now. The fellas recap what was a big day for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Jamie is really angry about something that gets discussed around every Grey Cup! They also have some hard-hitting food takes.

EPISODE 16 | “YOU NEED TO START WITH A CORE AND A CORE IS THERE.”

Matt and Jamie are back for a preview of the 107th Grey Cup between Calgary and Winnipeg. Travis Lulay joins the boys to talk CFL playoffs, plus they will recap the Lions season and break down some of the positives the club can build on for 2020.

EPISODE 15 | 1st & Now Special | Chat with the Prez

BC Lions’ president Rick LeLacheur takes calls and questions from Season Ticket holders with the help of moderator Matt Baker.

EPISODE 14 | “THE GRIND DON’T STOP”

Fan favourite and BC Lions legend Travis Lulay joins Matt Baker for a bye-week edition of 1st & Now to talk family life, football and the psychology of slumps.

EPISODE 13 | “WE’RE IN A YELLING MOOD”

In Episode 13 of 1st and Now, Matt and Jamie look ahead to the big rematch with Saskatchewan plus talk moon landings and the FaceApp craze.

EPISODE 12 | “IT’S LIKE HAVING KIDS, YOU’VE GOTTA BELIEVE IN THEM.”

In Episode 12 of First and Now, Matt and Jamie look ahead to a big test in Regina and go down memory lane to visits there from the past. The duo also discusses the MLB All-Star game and adventures in fatherhood.

EPISODE 11 | NO APOLOGIES FOR VICTORY

 

They’re back! Fresh off a big win for the boys in Toronto, Matt and Jamie break down the ‘rouge’ plus look ahead to a huge divisional battle with the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday night. Oh, and of course they break down Kawhi Leonard bolting for the L.A. Clippers.

EPISODE 10 | “THEY PLAYED THAT GAME IN JUST A TORRENTIAL DOWNPOUR.”

With the latest Avengers movie set to open this week, Jamie and Matt talk about unlikely movie plots, the craziness of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the importance of good Canadian content in the CFL.

 

EPISODE 9 | “HER MAJESTY JUST SITS ON HER LAPTOP, OPENS UP NETFLIX AND JUST WATCHES?”

Countdown to Training Camp, Playoff Hockey, Tiger Woods & Game of Thrones! It’s a topical episode of 1st and Now with Jamie Cartmell & Matt Baker.

EPISODE 8 |  “If you’re going to base your entire opinion of a league on one game, you are in fact, an idiot.”

Saluting an all-time great Lion, picking their Stanley Cup favourites and reacting to “boring” CFL comments – Jamie and Matt talk sports, sports, sports on this edition of 1st & Now!

EPISODE 7: “I’D RATHER BE FOUND DEAD IN MY OWN BATHTUB THAN WEAR A HALLOWEEN COSTUME TO WORK.”

We’re back with hot takes on holidays, the demise of another football league and MORE on episode 7 of 1st and Now!

EPISODE 6: “YOU KNOW THEY’RE BIG WHEN THERE ARE 9 GUYS ON THE BILL.”

Jamie and Matt talk about the days of having to line up for concert tickets and much more in a special weekend edition of 1st and Now!

EPISODE 5: “WE HAD A MEETING AND WE DECIDED WE COULD CURSE.”

Deadly spiders, first concerts and CFL Combine tales… it’s story time in the den as head coach DeVone Claybrooks joins Jamie & Matt for Episode 5 of 1st and Now! Oh, and we decided we can curse.

EPISODE 4: “HAVE A LITTLE SELF AWARENESS!” 

Matt Baker and Jamie Cartmell talk about CFL 2.0 and BC Lions office etiquette.

EPISODE 3: “I DON’T KNOW IF YOU’RE GOING TO DIE, BUT I JUST WANT YOU TO DO IT QUIETLY SO YOU CAN GET SOME SLEEP.” 

Quarterback Royalty – Travis Lulay & Mike Reilly are in studio with Jamie Cartmell & Matt Baker as #14 announces his retirement.

EPISODE 2: “THIS BUILDING DEFINITELY BRINGS BACK A LOT OF MEMORIES.”

Mike Reilly in da House! The newest member of the BC Lions, quarterback Mike Reilly, joins Jamie Cartmell & Matt Baker for episode 2 of FIRST & NOW.

EPISODE 1: “THEY JUST LET ANYONE GET PODCASTS HERE THESE DAYS.”

The Launch, and behind-the-scenes at Superbowl. Hosts Matt Baker & Jamie Cartmell kick off the inaugural episode of FIRST & NOW with special guest DeVone Claybrooks!