It’s another week where frivolity mixes with tragedy. For most of this episode, Eric and Larry bring the fun as all the sports worlds mix together. The Lynx begin their quest for a fourth ring in seven years. The Vikings make a triumphant return to NFL football. The Twins make sure they keep their playoff hopes kicking. Is Cleveland the latest lock to win the World Series? Then, the show does turn to recap the wrath that another hurricane has brought to the U.S. Tom Tuttle takes a few moments to discuss the light and heavy of the past week. We also hear from some victorious Vikings (Dalvin Cook, Linval Joseph, Harrison Smith) after Monday’s opener.
Lynx Spring Into Action
Segment 1: The Lynx have finally entered their playoff run. The guys dissect the team holding serve at home against the Washington Mystics. Plus, one Lynx star gets her due from the WNBA. After that, we hear a touching tribute to a Twins icon that you never saw play on the field.
Purple Pride on Display in Week 1
Segment 2: The Vikings got off to a victorious start on Monday. Our hosts break down the Purple’s impressive win over New Orleans. How good was Sam Bradford? Is the offensive line closer to being fixed than broken? And what momentum can travel with them as they head to Pittsburgh this Sunday?
Cleveland Crushes; Will Gopher Revenge Be Sweet?
Segment 3: Can anybody cool off the Indians? Thursday marked the team’s 22nd consecutive win, an American League record. Does this bode well for Cleveland returning to the World Series? Plus, the Gopher football team can exact some revenge for the men’s basketball team? Middle Tennessee comes to town for this week’s contest.
GDG’s Tom Tuttle Talks Tragic Weather and Terrific Twins
Segment 4: While the fun of sports continues, it’s trivial to the devastation this hurricane season has wrought on the American Gulf Coast. Tom Tuttle joins the program to discuss the tragic wake that Hurricane Irma left across the Caribbean. Then, can the Twins hang on for the next two weeks and make the postseason?
The Sound of Victorious Vikings, Courtesy of Gameday Gold
Segment 5: After the Vikings ran their 2017 record to 1-0, the fellas headed to the locker room to get some reaction from another good start. They got mics in the vicinity of rookie rusher Dalvin Cook, defensive tackle Linval Joseph, and safety Harrison Smith.
The Rest of Weeks 1 & 2 Around the NFL
Segment 6: On Thursday, the Texans and Bengals provided the opener for Week 2 of the NFL season. The guys wonder if Houston’s win may spell doom for Cincinnati. After that, what are the rest of the headlines for the second week of regular season play.