With everything going on in the world of sports, here comes the NFL. Eric and Larry are ready for the added weight, as they bring us all of the headlines from the Downtown Minneapolis studio. There’s a ton to cover this week, including the rumors of Kyrie Irving as a Wolves player, the Twins’ slide down the standings, the Dodgers’ NL dominance, the Vikings starting up Training Camp, and more. We get more insight on the Purple’s last trip to Mankato when legendary Viking Chuck Foreman joins the program.
Are the Wolves Becoming a “Destination” Team?
Segment 1: So, why would All-Star and NBA champion Kyrie Irving have Minnesota on his short list on teams to be traded to? Eric and Larry have their thoughts on whether the Cavs’ point guard might actually move to the Twin Cities.
Purple Pride Spends One More Year in Mankato
Segment 2: NFL football is getting back on the field, with Training Camps opening up all over the country. The guys look in on the Vikings as they rev it up in Mankato. Which Purple defender got a bigger paycheck going into camp? And what are the keys that could help the team return to the postseason?
Twins Run Into a Freight Train in L.A.
Segment 3: The Twins have held up through the season, but the floor is sliding out from under them. The fellas recap the Twins getting swept in Los Angeles. How impressive are the MLB-best Dodgers? We hear about every aspect of the organization (from the team to the atmosphere).
Several Stories From the Local Headlines
Segment 4: MN United’s new stadium won’t be ready for a while, but it’s name will be waiting. We hear about the sponsor’s name that will be shown on the building. Will the PGA Tour get an annual stop in the Twin Cities? A legendary area coach and Basketball Hall of Fame member passes away. And the Lynx continue to run through their WNBA schedule.
Former Viking Chuck Foreman Talks Mankato Memories and Team Expectations
Segment 5: As we near the beginning of the NFL Preseason, the Vikings are about to close a chapter in their storied history. A key member of that history, running back Chuck Foreman, joins the program to discuss the charm of Training Camp in Mankato and his thoughts on the 2017 product.
A Bizarre End for the Champion Golfer of the Year
Segment 6: Did anyone see what happened late on Sunday in the Open Championship? Our hosts relive the incredible finish to the third PGA major of the year. After that, is coaching diversity lacking across parts of the Big Ten (including here in Minnesota)?