This week is all about heart. From the love we share to the fight we show, it’s a week to express ourselves. Eric and Larry show us all some love with another week of captivating sports banter. Eric’s at the Downtown Minneapolis studio, while Larry has returned to the Desert ahead of his trip to cover the NBA All-Star Game. They dig into the recent coaching decision by the Vikings, the controversy surrounding a Flip Saunders tribute, and a big week for Larry, Jr. Plus, GDG’s Scott Taylor joins the fellas to look at the postseason chances of some Western Conference squads (including the Wild) and a potential new franchise for the NHL.
Bonded in Matrimony…and Offensive Scheme
Segment 1: Love is definitely in the air. In fact, there’s so much love that one of our hosts recently tied the knot. Find out which GDG personality walked down the isle. Then, what do the fellas think about the Vikings’ new offensive coordinator hire? Did the team handle it well?
Wolves’ Tribute Not Attended By AllSegment 2: Ahead of Thursday night’s game with the Lakers, the Timberwolves gave a stirring tribute to the late Flip Saunders. However, two notable names weren’t present for the ceremony. What do the guys think of Kevin Garnett and Sam Mitchell not being at Target Center?
Larry, Jr. Makes Some HeadlinesSegment 3: Larry’s son had a phenomenal week. Larry, Jr. went out and picked up a trophy, winning this year’s team edition of the PGA’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. He also made a big announcement this week. We hear that from the Arizona Cardinals’ new coach, Steve Wilks. And can the Cardinals keep up with the new-look NFC West?
Space Needle Hockey? GDG’s Scott Taylor Talks ExpansionSegment 4: The NBA is in its All-Star Break, so the NHL gets to show its stuff over the weekend. And the league could be on the cusp of growing. Our resident hockey expert, Scott Taylor, joins the program to answer whether Seattle is primed to become the league’s 32nd franchise. If that happens, can that organization be as good as quickly as Vegas?
Scott Taylor Predicts the Playoff Futures Out WestSegment 5: Enough with the ice of the future. Eric, Larry, and Scott Taylor bring it back to the NHL’s present day. Is the Blackhawks’ tremendous run coming to an end? Can the L.A. Kings get back into the postseason mix? And what can the Wild do to hold on to one of those conference Wild Card spots? Plus, they get some talk in on the impact of the Toronto Raptors.
Stars Shining Out in SoCal
Segment 6: Southern California is hosting a lot of sports celebrities this weekend. Larry describes the star power descending on Los Angeles with the NBA All-Star Game and the PGA’s Genesis Open. Which NBA teams are making waves going into the Break? Where can we watch our Thursday night NFL games in the near future?