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 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…

Charles Johnson Knows How To Tug On A Guy’s Heartstrings

Really Charles Johnson? You couldn’t let us be mad for two seconds before pulling a stunt like this? You had me close to tears when I first saw this. Not only do you tweet out a photo of the Vikings wide receivers right after the season’s end, but you attach one of the most emotional quotes from perhaps the best football movie in existence. I know you can probably quote that scene word-for-word, but I bet you watched the whole scene again even though you’ve seen it a million times. This…