It was a very busy day on Thursday. The Twin Cities hosted a number of sporting events, including the location Eric and Larry ended up. They host this week’s edition of the show from U.S. Bank Stadium, where the Vikings closed out their Preseason play. They peer into what the Purple will look like in Week 1. Plus, Gopher football opens its season, the Twins continue their postseason push, we hear about the tragedy going on in Southeast Texas, and more. And this week’s guest is none other than NFL Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk.
Out of the Preparation…
Segment 1: The Vikings wrapped up their Preseason schedule on Thursday night. The guys were there, and they look ahead to the regular season opener one week from Monday. What do they expect after all of the “gear up” during Camp and practice?
…And Into the “Counting for Real”
Segment 2: The Gophers got going for real on Thursday night. Our hosts look back on the team’s win against Buffalo. What do they think of the start to the P.J. Fleck era over at the U of M? And what impact did Tracy Claeys have on the program, good and bad?
Second is OK Right Now for Twins
Segment 3: The Twin continue to hold on to the second Wild Card spot in the AL Playoff race. How are they sticking around? Eric and Larry dig into how the starting rotation and everyday players have been contributing to the effort.
The Giving Spirit On Full Display
Segment 4: A few months ago, Houston was reveling in the glow of hosting a Super Bowl. Today, the city is just starting to recover from the devastation left by Hurricane Harvey. The fellas take a moment to discuss the impact of these historic floods and how sports is doing its best to help the city through a difficult time.
Make Way for the Marshall: NFL Legend Marshall Faulk Talks with GDG
Segment 5: He’s a member of the NFL Hall of Fame. Now, Marshall Faulk tells it like it is on the NFL Network. The analyst stopped by the program to chat about the upcoming season, along with seeing former teammate Kurt Warner getting his bust set up in Canton.
Lakers Pull A No-No; Back to Business?
Segment 6: The Lakers got popped on the wrist for tampering. Was the punishment enough for the glamour franchise? Tiger Woods says he can get back to some sort of practice. Is it too soon?