Sports Section Episode 33: Drafting Okogie & “Paying Diggs”

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It’s a glorious day as we are back in the saddle, giving opinions on the Timberwolves draft and trying to sort out which draft pick (if either) will contribute more in 2018-19, Josh Okogie or Keita Bates-Diop? Plus, we hail the return of Anthony Tolliver and ask if we should be more or less optimistic about the squad than we were last year at this time. Also: LeBron to the Lakers. Maya Moore graces the cover of Slam. Should the Vikings pay Stefon Diggs? Is Diggs or Thielen more valuable? And…

Sports Section Episode 32: NBA Draft Week, Baby!

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It’s an all-NBA episode as the boys dive deep into one of our favorite parts of the NBA season, the draft. We break down which players we’d most like to see the Timberwolves take at pick 20, and experiment with a little “would you/wouldn’t you” about certain names (not to be a spoiler but Grayson Allen). Noah floats potential trade packages for Andrew Wiggins, Sam challenges the guys on the Golden State Warriors’ title, and much more. https://media.blubrry.com/mnsportssection/mnsportssection.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/SportsSectionEpisode32.mp3 As always, thanks for listening!

Sports Section Episode 29: T-Wolves, Etc. with Drew Mahowald!

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It’s a straight-up jamboree as our friend Drew Mahowald (of Canis Hoopus and Vikings Territory) joins to talk Timberwolves playoffs. We hit on what went wrong in Game 1, Derrick Rose’s strange emergence, Jimmy Bulter’s last shot, and what the Wolves need to do to right the ship against the Rockets. We also talk Vikings draft needs.

Sports Section Episode 28: Playoff Bonanza with Josh Koop!

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The Wolves are Wild are back in the playoffs! We breakdown a heartbreaking Wild loss in game 1 and relive an instant classic OT Wolves thriller to sneak in the playoffs. PLUS we’re joined by Bat Flip Sports owner Josh Koop to break it all down and even start a new segment. Plus: Will the Wild defensemen find a way to step up? Remaining needs for the Vikings going into draft season. We give out some Timberwolves awards. Josh finds something on par with ‘9 starting pitchers’. Diets. Twins (might?)…

Sports Section Episode 27: NFL Draft, Timberwolves, Suter, and More!

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This week, we have a scheduled interview with Sports Section NFL Draft correspondent Phil Bottjen go horribly awry. It involves an answering machine. ANYWAY, we struggle through our biggest NFL Draft needs for the Vikings and find new ways to bitch about the Timberwolves. Plus: Sam turns the tables by bitching about the Timberwolves bitching. The Twins are off and running! Did you hear about the bunt??? The Wild are officially in the playoffs. The Suter injury looms large. News around the NFL Which major sport is the most boring?…

Sports Section Episode 26: Farewell Sweet Prince

They boys are back! We hit on a variety of local and national topics, but lead with the most pertinent news of the week(ish): Jeremiah Sirles has signed with the Carolina Panthers. Shit ass. Sam, Noah, and Chris discuss what the Vikings need to do to fill his Carhartts. Plus: The NFL catch rule is simplified! Sort of. Maybe. Any interest in adding Odell Beckham to the Vikings? Impromtu quarterback draft talk. Sam and Chris both have the same number one. We try to fix the Wolves (as Karl-Anthony Towns…

Sports Section Episode 24: Chris Gets Suspended! [PODCAST]

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Summary: Following his incendiary remarks about the Minnesota walleye population, Chris serves his one-week suspension from the podcast. Sam and Noah press on, discussing the latest Kirk Cousins to the Vikings rumors and also identifying potential free agent additions at other positions. Plus: Vikings quarterback predictions: who will they end up with? Ideal first round draft targets. Shannon Brooks is out for next season?! Do they Gophers have a real chance at landing the Minnesota’s premier football recruit, Edina’s Quinn Carroll? The Timberwolves are fluctuating wildly in the standings. FIGHT!…