Sports Section Episode 20: We Acquire Kirk Cousins and LeBron!

Kirk Cousins

Oh yes, that’s right, the boys are back and they have devised a plan not only to reel in prized free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins for the Vikings, but also send LeBron James to the Timberwolves for half of a season. You can thank the remarkable leadership of Chris for that one, though he still hasn’t come around on Teddy Bridgewater. Noah and Sam keep working on him. Also: What’s the Redskins’ angle? Is Cousins the best fit for the Vikings? If (gasp!) somehow he doesn’t end up in Minnesota,…

Sports Section Episode 19: Heartbreak Again! [PODCAST]

The boys are back and podcasting from the Bog of Eternal Stench as they struggle to figure out that Vikings stinker against the Eagles. What went wrong? Who’s to blame? All that and more in Episode 19. Also: Did that really happen to our defense? Philly fans are the worst. Chris’ silver lining. Shurmer is gone. Who takes over? QB choices for next season. Chris stands up! Wolves are a 3 seed and playing like it. And more. https://media.blubrry.com/mnsportssection/mnsportssection.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/SportsSectionEpisode19.mp3 This episode is brought to you by the Pit of Despair.…

Sports Section Episode 18: What in the Hell Just Happened? [PODCAST]

Real barn burner of an episode for you this week! We of course recap the Miracle in Minneapolis and try to determine where it fits in Vikings lore. Plus, Noah unveils a game called “Were these demons exorcised?” and asks which of the team’s past transgressions have been wiped away by Keenum-to-Diggs. Also: What was your reaction when it all went down? Do the Vikings need to win a Super Bowl for the play to keep its meaning? What we worry about when we worry about the Philadelphia Eagles. Can…

Sports Section Episode 17: The Boys Are Back in Town!

Fresh off the sponsored vacation to Clearwater, Florida, the boys break down the Vikings Divisional Playoff opponent, the dirty Saints. Noah and Chris get into another “who is the better Timberwolf” battle, while Sam tries to steer the ship towards the positive. Also: The guys re-live the ’98 and ’09 Vikings letdowns. The “Case for Brees.” They’re trying to take away Sirles. The Wolves have turned a corner. Tyus Jones is the best player on planet earth. Noah is coming around on KAT (finally). The Patriots may now be the…

Sports Section Episode 16: Live From Florida [PODCAST]

This week, we come to you from our cabana in Clearwater Beach, Florida. We squeeze in some sports talk between R&R and tequila shots — topics include potential Vikings playoff opponents, whether Mike Zimmer should be coach of the year, and which NFL coaches will/should be fired. Plus…is this Sam Bradford thing real? Also: How bad was Case Keenum against the Packers? Harrison Smith and the Pro Bowl. The Wolves are on a tear. Jeff Teague is injured. Will a roster move be necessary? Jimmy Buckets and Towns are surging.…

May The Force Be With Us: Every Timberwolves Player and Their Star Wars Character

A long time ago… In a galaxy far, far, away… Clan Timberwolves of the planet North are in the playoff hunt for the first time in over a decade but still haven’t reached their potential. Sitting behind the powerhouse planets of San Antonio and Golden State, while also dealing with the dangerous clans of the Rockets and Trail Blazers, it has been difficult for clan T-Wolves to get ahead and build momentum. Needless to say, I’ve got a bad feeling about this. To take down some of the superpowers of…

Sports Section Episode 15: Vikings, Etc. with Austin Belisle! [PODCAST]

They said it couldn’t be done, but the boys secured a guest. This week we welcome Vikings Territory Editor in Chief Austin Belisle. Austin is California cool and classy as hell, and one of the brightest Vikings minds on the web. The guys get his opinion on a bevy of Vikings topics, plus Joe Buck and how annoyed he gets by Vikings Twitter. Then, they introduce a new segment: Explain Your Tweets. Also: What do we make of the NFC North title? Teddy comes back. The ideal Vikings quarterback situation…

Sports Section Episode 14: We Now Love Sirles [PODCAST]

The gentlemen discuss their newfound appreciation for Vikings offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles, and also break down what went wrong in the first loss in two months. Noah explains why then NFL catch rules are dumb, and Chris freaks out about Andrew Wiggins again. Also: Are the Timberwolves clicking? Who’s the number one option on offense? The Dem wins in Alabama. Vikings playoff scenarios. Does Aaron Rodgers scare you? The Gophers get pounded and barely beat Drake (sort of the same thing). Jordan Murphy though. The Wild live for free hockey.…

Sports Section Episode 13: Sam’s (Unfortunately) Back! [PODCAST]

Unfortunately for everyone involved, Sam returns to steer the ship. The boys discuss the Vikings’ win over Atlanta, the continued defensive dominance, and where Case Keenum ranks in the NFL quarterback hierarchy. Also: The Wolves are 14-11. Why is this kind of depressing? What does Karl-Anthony Towns need to do better? Is this Thibodeau’s fault? The return of Marc Gasol to the podcast. Gophers hoops struggle with Nebraska. We give our prognosis of the squad thus far. Spurgeon is out and the Wild are confusing. What the hell are the…