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,…

15 Things To Do Now That The Vikings Lost

If you are like me, you have finally started to get over the depression of the Vikings, once again, crushing every part of our hearts, and reality has started to set in. So, the real question is, what do we do now? I mean for the last five months, 90% of my free time has consisted of now pointless information about how the Vikings defense is the greatest thing ever. SPOILER ALERT. Big Dick Nick showed up in a big way. Well here is the no doubt, 100% best list…

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.…

Screw Superstitions

Harrison Smith

So in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Leia turns to a near carbonite Han and says “I love you.” And in all his eternal glory Han Solo responds “I know.” What a son of a bitch. He won. The dude was going to be turned into a literal rock, and he’s like, “I’m good, lemme win this shit.” On Sunday, January 14th, year of our lord two thousand eighteen, Messers Keenum and Diggs said that they’re tired of having luck go the other way, so Keenum called up the…

A Look At The NFC and AFC Championships

All we gotta do is get there. Bring it home. For the first time in history, become a Super Bowl team at our home stadium. Once we get there, anything can happen. If the Titans can beat the Chiefs and the Jaguars can beat the Steelers, the Vikings can beat the Patriots at home and become the best football team on the planet to put a cap on what would be the greatest sports season in Minnesota history. It should be easy right? Getting there? The Purple and Gold are…

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…

It’s More Than A Game

Anxiety and depression. It’s not something we talk about often as a society. Many times, we brush it under the rug and try to “man up” or “stick it out”. However, for those that deal with these mental issues such as myself, bottling up our emotions makes things worse. This is something I’ve rarely shared with anyone. Now that I have the platform, let me share with you my story of the Minneapolis Miracle. Let’s harken back to October of 2014. I’m sitting in the hospital nursing a hangover from…