It’s another week with major headlines across the sports world. Who better to cover them all than Eric and Larry. They’re back together in the Downtown Minneapolis studio for this week’s edition. And it’s going to be quite the weekend in the Twin Cities. The Vikings try to keep a playoff spot and a bye in their sights when the battle the Rams. The Timberwolves try to keep the winning ways alive. The Wild build an impressive streak against their opposition. Gopher football has a chance to go bowling. The Twins get some well-deserved accolades. And that’s just the local stories. To go along with everything, we’ll hear from the Playmaker himself, NFL Hall of Fame member Michael Irvin.
Horns-A-Plenty at the Bank
Segment 1: A showdown is set for Sunday in Downtown Minneapolis. The guys look back on the history of the Vikings-Rams series. We get a heads up on the revival of that series, with both teams sporting sparkling 7-2 records. How big of a game is this for both squads?
Wolves Get Past a Big Obstacle
Segment 2: The Vikings aren’t the only ticket in town on Sunday. The fellas preview a jammed-packed day, with the Timberwolves and both Gopher hoops teams taking part. Speaking of the Wolves, we hear about the team’s successful push after snapping a Spurs-sized losing streak against San Antonio.
Zero is the Wild’s Favorite Number
Segment 3: Did Buffalo Bills QB Tyrod Taylor deserve to get benched for a rookie? The Wild were on a shutout streak heading into Thursday. Eric and Larry take a look at the main man responsible for it. Then, Minneapolis roads and venues are getting ready for the Super Bowl. We’re your place to hear “Traffic on the 52s”.
The Winds Shaking College Football
Segment 4: The Turnover Chain is the hottest item in college football. Our hosts take a peek at the team that brought it to light…The U. Miami’s win over Notre Dame put the Hurricanes in the national playoff picture. Could Wisconsin get squeezed out of the CFP, even if they go undefeated. Plus, the Gophers are trying to get bowl eligible at Northwestern. What are their chances for success?
When You Need a Playmaker: GDG Chats with Michael Irvin
Segment 5: Always candid and always entertaining, we hear from Hall of Fame wide receiver Michael Irvin. He gives his thoughts on Larry Fitzgerald, Jr., the Vikings, and his former boss’ (Jerry Jones) threat to sue the NFL and his fellow owners.
An International Mishap & Honors that Confuse and Astound
Segment 6: What do President Trump, the Ball family, college basketball, and shoplifting have in common? The guys discuss this near-miss of an international incident in China. Colin Kaepernick gets an honor from a major magazine. A couple of Twins (A.L. Manager of the Year Paul Molitor and Platinum Glove winner Byron Buxton) get some accolades for a season’s worth of work.