Wherever you turn, there’s something to find on the “Sports Dial”. Eric and Larry are back in the Downtown Minneapolis studio to tear through all that meat on the sports bone. The Timberwolves start their new campaign. The Vikings get a leg (or a collarbone) up on the Packers. The MLB is closing in on its annual World Series matchup. The Gophers look to finally get out of their Big Ten funk. Plus, there’s plenty more NFL to discuss when two current Vikings (Trae Waynes and Xavier Rhodes) and a former one (Adrian Peterson) join the program.
Wolves Can’t Get an Opening Win
Segment 1: The doors have opened to the 2017-2018 NBA season. The guys take a couple of minutes to look into the Wolves’ opener in San Antonio. Was is a good thing that they lost to a pedigree franchise, or is it bad that they lost to a depleted pedigree franchise?
Big Hearts and One Huge Shot
Segment 2: The guys get a little philanthropic during this segment of the show. One local youth football team will get the chance to see a rather important game in February. Then, was Anthony Barr’s hit on Aaron Rodgers clean or a cheap shot?
AP’s Successful Desert Debut
Segment 3: Adrian Peterson wasn’t lost in the desert last Sunday. Our hosts dive into the former Viking’s big showing in his first game as an Arizona Cardinal. After that, we get a brief preview of the Purple Showdown between Minnesota and Baltimore.
One Backup QB’s Chance & Another QB Gets Back Up
Segment 4: There’s been a lot of QB talk this week across the Upper Midwest. Teddy Bridgewater isn’t ready to get back to regular season action, but he has returned to the practice field. Can the Packers survive, and maybe thrive, with Brett Hundley under center? And has the NFC North flipped due to the Rodgers’ injury?
NFL Sound Galore with Adrian Peterson, Trae Waynes, and Xavier Rhodes
Segment 5: It was another big Sunday across the NFL. It was so big that we needed to get reactions from two locker rooms. Eric tracked down Trae Waynes and Xavier Rhodes, while Larry got some time with the aforementioned new running back of the Cardinals, Adrian Peterson.
No Dodging L.A.; Gophers Try to Rebound
Segment 6: As of Thursday night, half of the World Series was set. The fellas discuss the Dodgers getting back to the Fall Classic for the first time in 29 years. Plus, the shine coming from TCF Bank Stadium has faded. What can the Gopher football team do to get out of their three-game losing streak?