GDG rundown for the weekend of May 19th-21st

by Gameday Gold Staff | May 18, 2017 10:11 pm

It was a good day for two over at Target Field on Thursday.  Eric and Larry decided to take advantage and broadcast this week’s show from the ballpark.  Along with the steady Twins, we hear the guys discuss the NBA Playoffs, the Stanley Cup surprises, the mash-up of sports & politics, and the lack of credit given to the Gopher softball team by the NCAA.  Plus, we’ll get some opinions from long-time Pioneer Press writer Charley Walters.

Baseball Fever is Among Us

Segment 1: Eric and Larry took in some of Thursday’s doubleheader over at Target Field.  They look at how the Twins have stayed near the top of the AL Central.  Plus, they take a tour around the MLB.

 

A Lack of Respect?

Segment 2: Did the Gopher softball get jobbed by not receiving a seed in the NCAA Tournament?  The guys look into it.  And why is an NFL running back suing a local financial company?

 

Building to the Crescendo

Segment 3: Is the NBA Finals’ matchup a foregone conclusion?  Our hosts discuss the impressive playoff runs of Cleveland and Golden State.  Then, what can the Timberwolves do with the 7th overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft?

 

Does Speaking Their Minds Matter?

Segment 4: Throughout the history of sports, athletes have used their platform to speak on social and political issues.  Do the fellas think that this is a good thing?

 

Shootin’ the Breeze: Pioneer Press Writer Charley Walters Joins the Show

Segment 5: Pioneer Press writer Charley Walters has seen a lot over his four-plus decades reporting on sports.  But has he seen such a crowded sports market?  He stops by the program to discuss the Twins, the St. Paul Saints, the Vikings, and Gopher softball.

 

NFL in dee-LA & Unfamiliar Names

Segment 6: There’s yet another delay concerning a football stadium being built in Los Angeles.  The Stanley Cup Playoffs have some surprising names in its Conference Finals.  And there is another incident involving a racial slur in baseball…this time, on the field.

 

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