GDG rundown for the weekend of June 9th-11th

by Gameday Gold Staff | June 8, 2017 11:42 pm

The heat is coming to the Upper Midwest, but not before the “hot-takes” that Eric and Larry give during this week’s program.  They’re reunited in the Downtown Minneapolis studio to discuss all sports.  The Twins continue to lead the A.L. Central.  GDG’s Tom Tuttle joins our hosts to see if that can last.  Are the NBA Finals creating intrigue for the league?  A Packers player hitched a ride to Green Bay, thanks to a couple of fans.  And some legendary sports names make it on to the show…but not as guests.

Turning the Heat Up

Segment 1: It might not officially be Summer, but this weekend will definitely feel like it.  The guys prepare for the weekend heat.  After that, they get into a little soccer action, with MN United beginning play in the 2017 U.S. Open Cup this weekend.

 

The Anti-Climactic Culmination of the NBA Postseason?

Segment 2: The NBA Finals gave us the matchup we all wanted to see.  But did it come at a price?  Is the Association suffering from a lack of competition to Golden State and Cleveland?  Our hosts offer their differing opinions.

 

The Kindness of Strangers

Segment 3: A Green Bay Packers cornerback gave some thanks to a couple of local fans after they drove him from MSP Airport all the way to Lambeau.  Then, Larry & Eric regale their own stories of using alternate plans after initial travel arrangements fell through.

 

GDG’s Tom Tuttle Discusses the Twins’ Rise

Segment 4: So, how are the Twins keeping it together as we roll into June?  And how long can they keep up their first-place ways?  The guys welcome in GDG’s Tom Tuttle to discuss what the Hometown Nine can do to stay on top of the division.

 

Famous Names with Bits of Infamy

Segment 5: Eric and Larry get into some controversial, outspoken figures in this segment.  What makes Charles Barkley so polarizing to many?  What could we expect when Al Pacino plays the late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in an upcoming movie?  And Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops steps away from the sideline.

 

A Heroic Act, Another Draft Party, & A Well-Received Return

Segment 6: Former World Series hero Luis Gonzalez became a real-world hero last week.  The Twins are getting set to host their very first MLB Draft party.  Plus, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer returns to the team after his latest eye surgery.

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