Sports Section Episode 10: NFL Oddities & Don’t Diss KAT [PODCAST]

(Quick note from Sam: we’re thrilled to now be hosting The Sports Section on Bat Flip Sports! We’ve had a great time getting this podcast off the ground and are very thankful to the guys here for letting us join their team. Give us a listen…I think you’ll like what you hear.) This week, we engage in the necessary Vikings quarterback ruminations and debate the midseason NFL coach of the year. We also discuss the curious Greg-Olsen-as-a-broadcaster dispute, and Jerry Jones going rogue against Roger Goodell. Also: It’s Case Keenum!…

Minnesota and UND To Renew Rivalry

Per StarTribune.com: North Dakota on Monday unveiled the dates of its long-awaited return to Mariucci Arena. The Fighting Hawks will visit Minneapolis and reignite the regular-season rivalry with the Gophers on Nov. 4 and 5. Game times are still to be determined. College hockey’s major realignment in 2014 broke up the longtime WCHA rivals. The Gophers landed in the Big Ten and North Dakota in the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. You bet I will be in Mariucci Arena for puck drop on November 4th when the Minnesota and UND renew…

Minnesota Wrestling Team Busted For Drugs

StarTribune.com: Gophers wrestling coach J Robinson collected about 1,400 pills of the prescription sedative Xanax that members of his team were ready to sell, yet did not report the drug issue to police, one wrestler told the Star Tribune on Wednesday. University of Minnesota officials confirmed that campus police are investigating alleged drug abuse by members of the wrestling team but would not comment further. Robinson did not respond to a voicemail message on his cellphone, the university would not make President Eric Kaler available for comment, and a school…