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Eskimo Empire Podcast

Covering the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos football team. We will talk about everything surrounding the team: the good, the bad and the ugly. New fan will join in the conversation each week! Weekly during the football season.
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Sep 7, 2016

A tough loss this past week in the Labour Day Classic as former co-host Doug McLean returns to the Turf District as a Featured Fan! The boys all discuss the loss at McMahon Stadium and what we might expect at the return game on Saturday.

This Week in Esks History says farewell to an Eskimo (and Stampeder) legend, as we pay tribute to the Honourable Normie Kwong who passed away this past week. We look at all 5 games that took place to kick off the second half of the season, and give you our predictions for this weekend's tilts.

Sep 2, 2016

Edmonton heads to Calgary in the Battle of Alberta on Labour Day! Andrew, UT, Superfan Mike and special guest Phil from Esksfans.com talk to Connie aka @Newfiehun, the Stamps Superfan herself. The boys try to make her see the error of her ways, but in the end she sticks by her Stamps and talks about why she thinks things will go her way on Monday.

Get your Screech poured and let's play the Rod Black drinking game!

Aug 31, 2016

Phil from Esksfans.com joins us in the Turf District to talk about his love of all things Eskimos and what got him to start a fan forum for the Eskimos 13 years ago! Esks History This Week looks back at a lot of "firsts", and did you hear? You can actually run the ball a lot in a game and still win!

As always, we break down these games in the CFL this past week and look at the first games of the second half of the season. Who will the boys pick to win the Labour Day Classic in Calgary?

Oh myyyyyyy.

Aug 25, 2016

Edmonton squares off against the Roughriders at Commonwealth this week. Andrew, UT and Superfan Mike are joined by 980 CJME's Quinn Magnuson do discuss the upcoming game, what's going on in the Rectangle, and what about all those fines anyway? The boys chime in with their own keys to the game, and just how many S's in YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSS anyway?

Aug 24, 2016

Refs are people too! 30-year CFL referee Bud Steen drops by the Turf District to join Andrew, Uncle Tim and Superfan Mike and tell stories from his time as a CFL official. There's another episode of Esks History This Week, we break down the Esks vs Toronto game as well as the other games this past week and pick the winners for the upcoming games in Week 10 of CFL action.

Aug 11, 2016

Montreal comes to Edmonton in week 8. The boys are joined by Cliffy D of the @AlouettesFLDeck Podcast to talk about the Alouettes-Eskimos clash, the Montreal receivers, Brandon Bridge being let go and Jim Popp patrolling the sidelines, as well as the keys to the game. Andrew, UT and Superfan Mike chime in with their 2 cents.

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Aug 10, 2016

A hostful episode featuring Andrew, Uncle Tim and Superfan Mike talking about the most recent Esks loss against the Ottawa Redblacks (haven't we heard this song before?) We also are happy to introduce a new weekly segment on the show: "Esks History This Week"; we cover the rest of the CFL games and pick the winners for the upcoming week.

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Aug 6, 2016

The Empire welcomes LumberJoe Ken in to talk about the upcoming Esks/RedBlacks game and the Grey Cup canoeing video! Then returning fan Dana, UT, Superfan and Andrew break down the keys for the Esks to get a W (SO many keys).

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Aug 3, 2016

A new era begins as Superfan Mike becomes the new co-host of the Empire and we welcome Dana into the Turf District! The gang covers the Esks loss last week, the rest of the CFL games and picks the winners for this week.

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Jul 28, 2016

Esks vs Bombers in Week 6 action. The boys are joined by John from @BlueBomberTalk to talk about the Blue Bombers changes and keys for the game. Lonnie is back to cover the Esks side with Andrew and UT.

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Jul 27, 2016

Lonnie returns to the Turf District to talk about the Esks second half collapse against the TiCats. The boys review the games from last week and get their picks in for this week's CFL action.

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Jul 22, 2016

For the first time, we have a LIVE podcast crossover as Mike from Podskeeweewee joins us in the Turf District to preview the Esks/TiCats game! Jon and UT are back as well for the Esks side of the ball.

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Jul 20, 2016

Featured Fan Jon returns to the Turf District and Andrew has a chance to chat with Esks President and CEO Len Rhodes! Len discusses the improvements to the game experience and what "The Eskimo Way" means to him. The boys recap the Esks win, the other games in the CFL and get their picks in for this week's action.

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Jul 14, 2016

Esks Alumni Tom Richards joins Andrew, UT (@EmpireUncleTim) and Superfan Mike (@56Parkies) to talk about his playing days, his alumni involvement and the last Esks game against the Riders. The boys then break down the CFL from last week and update with this week's picks!

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Jul 13, 2016

Esks vs Bombers this week. Former Bomber and host of the "Pro-File" podcast, Jayson Dzikowicz (@JDzikowicz) joins in to give us some Winnipeg perspective. Andrew, UT and Superfan Mike talk about what the Esks need to do to go to 2-1 on the season.

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Jul 8, 2016

Esks vs Riders in Week 3 action! The Piffles Podcast (@Pifflespod) join in to give some Riders perspective. Susan (@FunkeMama) is back with Andrew and UT to cover the Esks side of the ball!

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Jul 6, 2016

Susan (@FunkeMama) joins the boys in the Turf District! She once was a Stamps fan but now has come to the right side. They discuss the CFL, the games of the past week, and this week"s PickEM. Susan even spins the tables for a rapid fire section of UT and Andrew.

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Jun 29, 2016

The boys welcome Joel into the Turf District to talk about something they haven't had to in a while; an Eskimos loss. A complete breakdown of the home opener as well as the rest of the week that was in the CFL. Of course, CFLPickEm and CFLPodLeague return as well.

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Jun 24, 2016

Dave Campbell from 630 CHED joins the guys  to talk about the end of training camp and the start of the regular season. Then, fans "call in" to talk about this upcoming season and we even meet a new addition to the CFL Podcast Family!

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Jun 22, 2016

Joe (@balaneski) joins in for the third time (turd time if you're Proulx) to tell more Esks stories! Andrew, UT and Joe then break down the latest pre-season win from the Esks and the rest of the CFL. The annual tradition of the Empire Podcast, 'Twas the Night Before Football, returns to finish the show.

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Jun 15, 2016

The Empire welcomes Anto (@antocoochicoo) and Lulu (@Mslavic) into the Turf District to talk about the preseason game and their passion as fans of the Esks. The ladies discuss where their love of football cam from and the best parts of going to a game now. All the preseason games are covered and the build up for the Riders being in town this week!

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Jun 9, 2016

Esks stats guru Brian (@UncleBD) joins Andrew, UT and Superfan Mike (@56Parkies) to go over his Esks fandom and what it's like to be the stats guy in the booth. Brian tells us about some of the milestones coming for Esks players this year too. All the guys talk about camp, the mock game and Fan Day with a splash of PickEm at the end for fun!

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Jun 1, 2016

Training Camp is open! The boys welcome Boyd (@BoydoEsks17) and Tyrell (@Brazilian_Ty) back into the Turf District to chat about the opening of training camp 2016 and who stands out so far. Boyd talks about when he was in Esks training camp too!

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May 25, 2016

After previewing each team in the west, through their podcast counterparts, it's time to welcome in the east division teams! Joined by Will (@Argofans), Santino (@Redblackgade), Cliffy (@CliffyD) and Josh (@joshsmith_82) to cover each east team.

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May 18, 2016

Westivus Kickoff finally arrived and means we are almost at the start of training camp and the return of Eskimo football! This episode recorded live from the Westivus Kickoff party at 1stRND. Andrew and Uncle Tim are joined by fans Chantelle, Mike, Susan, Leanne and Miss Pam to go over the draft, the new things in Commonwealth and the players to watch.

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