Judd Zulgad is a former Minnesota Vikings beat writer, lifetime beer connoisseur and part-time sports conspiracy theorist. Phil Mackey is a former Minnesota Twins beat writer, full-time professional wrestling geek and unofficial ambassador for robot umpires. Ramie Makhlouf is a stand-up comedian and…
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Why are Minnesota Timberwolves so afraid of the trade for Rudy Gobert?!; What were the other trade offers on the table?; And why the trade is totally fair; Don't sleep on Gobert's offensive abilities; Hammer the moneyline on the Wolves odds; Be prepared for splash moves; The Wolves have 2010-2011 Dallas Mavericks vibes; (37:00) Minnesota Twins rebound with a nice win over the Chicago White Sox but the bullpen usage continues to be perplexing; why can't Judd apologize to Dylan Bundy; Carlos Correa is a treat to watch; Luis Arraez is going to win the AL batting average race; Jhoan Duran is the filthiest reliever in MLB history and the pecking order of the filthiest Twins relievers in their primes
Come for Patrick's stories from the past and stick around for the epic meltdown on how the Twins handle their pitching. Patrick also has thoughts on UCLA and USC joining the Big Ten and what's happened to college sports.
Mackey and Judd have had 72 hours to digest the Rudy Gobert trade -- and they both LOVE it for the Minnesota Timberwolves. The boys take some time away from 4th of July festivities to go over all of the positives and potential concerns surrounding the trade.
Originally recorded in 2020... Mackey & Judd recap the 2001 MLB Draft with the Twins taking Joe Mauer No. 1 overall; (3:30) What was the initial reactions of the Twins drafting Mauer; (5:10) Would the Twins have better off drafting Mark Prior; (16:30) Should the Twins have moved Mauer out of the catcher position; (25:00) Did Joe Mauer live up to his No. 1 pick hype; (30:00) Would you take the short burst of Mark Prior or the borderline Hall of Fame career of Mauer; (33:00) What if Mauer played football instead of baseball?
Originally recorded in 2020... Phil Mackey and Judd Zulgad rewind the Timberwolves' first win in franchise history over the Chicago Bulls in 1997; (05:00) How far would the Wolves have gone if Marbury didn't demand a trade the next season? (11:00) Why Kevin Garnett and Marbury were the most dynamic polarizing athletes in Minnesota at the time; (14:50) How much did Marbury screw up by forcing his way out; (22:45) Is Tom Gugliotta the most underrated player in Timberwolves history?; (27:13) Tom Hanneman, who covered the Wolves and the win; (47:00) Some breaking news regarding Kevin Garnett and Glen Taylor comes through.
BREAKING: Minnesota Timberwolves acquiring Rudy Gobert for multiple first-round picks; Did the Wolves give up too much for Gobert?; Will this bring out the best version of Karl-Anthony Towns?; What does the rest of the Wolves roster look like?; What Gobert brings to the Wolves offensively and defensively; What kind of offense will the Wolves run going forward?; Are the Wolves a top 3 team in the Western Conference?; Insight information on the trade from Doogie!; Will D'Angelo Russell be the team's starting point guard going forward?
Independence Day movie review! (1996) starring Bill Pullman, Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum and more; Is Bill Pullman the best movie president of all time; People are far too calm after mass murder; Aileen invasions seem legitimate and it's terrifying; The marketing of the movie centered around Independence Day!
Minnesota Timberwolves scoops on free agency primer with NBA free agency set to open Thursday evening; Will the Wolves make any splashly moves? Who could they target with the mid-level exception?; Can the Wolves land Deandre Ayton in free agency?; D'Angelo Russel rumors; Should the Wolves have traded three first-round picks for Dejounte Murray?; Plus other scoops on the Vikings, Twins and more; Reckless speculation on next moves for the Minnesota Wild after trading Kevin Fiala; Are more trades coming? Will the Wild bring back Marc-Andre Fleury?
BREAKING: Minnesota Wild trading Kevin Fiala to the LA Kings! The Wild get the Kings 2022 first-round pick and Gophers defenseman Brock Faber; Are other trades on the horizon for Bill Guerin?; Will the Wild make more trades at the NHL Draft next week?; Will Fiala be successful with the Kings?; Will the Wild trade for an established center?
Welcome to the debut episode of Flagrant Wolves with Phil Mackey and Kyle Theige! Before diving into Chris Finch's raving review of Jaylen Nowell and his potential impact on the Timberwolves' future, Phil and Kyle kick around some "get to know 'em" questions about their Timberwolves fandom. Plus, what would you give up in a trade for Dejounte Murray? And what if the Timberwolves make no impact roster moves?
Karl-Anthony Towns is eligible for a super max contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves and is he worth it?; Taurean Prince re-signs with the Wolves; Should the Wolves create more minutes for Jaylen Nowell?; Write That Down predictions
Minnesota Timberwolves offseason plans and how splashy should they get this offseason? Should they shake things up or wait until the summer of 2023!; (26:00) Surprise departures pecking order of coaches who quit or were fired at their post including Jerry Kill, Paul Fenton, Gersson Rosas, Norv Turner, Bud Grant and more!
Minnesota Timberwolves scoops on new draft pickson Walker Kessler, Wendell Moore and Josh Minott; Also scoops on Josh Okoige and Karl-Anthony Towns' super max deal; Dejounte Murray and more; Minnesota Twins scoops on Wes Johnson leaving for LSU and trade deadline rumors.
Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson is weird but it makes sense if you dig deeper; Judd needs to apologize to Dylan Bundy!; What a treat it is to watch Byron Buxton and will Declan renew his season tickets for 2023?; (29:00) Timberwolves pursuit of Dejounte Murray is real and should the Wolves give up multiple picks to land the point guard?; NHL free agency is around the corner and can the Wild trade Kevin Fiala for the right price?; Wolves NBA Championship odds are rising and Mackey has a draft steal for the Wolves.
Reusse Unchained: What happened with Wes? Patrick has plenty of thoughts on Wes Johnson's departure as the Twins' pitching coach and the unusual way in which the move went down. Reusse also recalls the upcoming 10-year anniversary of Zach Parise and Ryan Suter signing with the Wild, and discusses great players from the past that he reported were dead, only to find out they were alive and well. You'll have to listen.
Twister movie review! Starring Bill Paxton, Helen Hunt, Jami Gertz, Phillip Seymour Hoffman and more; Special effects have come a long way; Weird love triangles; What tornadoes can or can't do?; Weird love triangles and why the three main characters are villains?; Hilarious storm chasing facts and more!!
Five Minnesota Wild offseason questions: What's the minimum you'd take back in a Kevin Fiala trade?; What the Wild can learn from the Avs and Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final?; Better chance that Marc-Andre Fleury or Cam Talbot?; One bold Wild offseason prediction!; What's up with recycled NHL coaches?
Minnesota Timberwolves draft Walker Kessler and Wendell Moore in NBA Draft; Minnesota Timberwolves trade the 19th overall pick to the Memphis Grizzlies for picks 22 and 29 but draft Wendell Moore with the 26th pick in a trade with the Houston Rockets; Do the Wolves have a trade for Dejounte Murray from the San Antonio Spurs in the works; Will D'Angelo Russell be traded?; Why is the NBA Draft so weird?; Initial grades on the Wolves two first-round picks and what's next for the Wolves?
Minnesota Timberwolves scoops on NBA Draft night on potential trade targets involving Nerlens Noel, D'Angelo Russell trade rumors, Dejounte Murray and latest Wolves rumors; Minnesota Twins scoops on Byron Buxton's knee and more; (31:00) Timberwolves reckless speculation on Dejounte Murray trade proposal floated on ESPN's Zach Lowe's podcast; Old Tweets Exposed!
Which Minnesota Vikings will fall off in 2022 and which players will rise up in 2023? Judd has a list; Also, Minnesota Twins pecking order of reclamation pitching projects including Homer Bailey, Anibal Sanchez, Terry Mulholland, Livan Hernandez and more!
Mackey and Judd discuss the recent report by Shams Charania that the Wolves have been sniffing around on Hawks center Clint Capela. Both also declare their weekend statements on the Twins and more!
Gone In 60 Seconds movie review starring Nicholas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Giovanni, Will Patton, Scott Caan, Timothy Olyphant and more. One of the most unbelievable movies we've reviewed. Where are the cops? Could you steal cars? Why did they wait so long to steal the cars; Is this movie a drinking game?; Final ratings of the movie and more
Mackey and Judd react to the NBA Finals and talk about what needs to happen for the Timberwolves to reach that point along with if the current team even can reach that point, along with much more on this Feedback Friday episode of Mackey & Judd!
With the Stanley Cup Final starting last night, what can the Wild learn from the Avalanche and Lightning to get to that stage in the future? Darren ‘Doogie' Wolfson joins Mackey and Judd to run through his notebook and discuss his latest scoops on the Timberwolves and more!
Former Minnesota Timberwolves Andrew Wiggins and the Golden State Warriors are a win away from the NBA Title; D'Angelo Russell is being mention around on NBA Trade rumors; What can Timberwolves learn from the Golden State Warriors; (34:00) Twins pecking order of 17 best pitchers?; Minnesota Twins pitching pecking order! Judd ranks 17 of the “best” pitchers on the Twins;
Latest Minnesota Timberwolves scoops: on D'Angelo Russell trade rumors, other players that could be on the market including Malik Beasley and Chris Finch's rounding out his coaching staff; Minnesota Twins scoops on the MLB Draft, Royce Lewis' injury and Carlos Correa's future; And latest Twins trade rumors.
Minnesota Twins are good but baseball is weird! The Twins went 5-4 over a tough stretch over the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays; But Judd wants to point out a flaw in the process; Reinforcements are coming in Sonny Gray and Joe Ryan; Why the Twins should be buyers at the trade deadline and can they keep Carlos Correa long term; This is a likable Twins team; Royce Lewis out with another torn ACL; (33:00) The Buffoon of the week is the rhetoric of those defending Andrew Wiggins thriving with the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals against the Boston Celtics; NBA Mock Draft season for the Wolves
Latest Minnesota Wild Kevin Fiala trade rumors and are the New Jersey Devils the favorites to land Fiala?; Will the Wild get the 2nd overall pick?; What can the Wild learn from the remaining NHL playoffs team?; Past 2nd overall picks have been studs.
Minnesota Twins self-inflicted woes cost them a series against the New York Yankees; Judd has numerous bones to pick; Why Rocco Baldelli is serving too many agendas; Should we look at the last six games as a good thing or bad thing?
Minnesota Timberwolves new president of basketball operations Tom Connelly joins to discuss his favorite movies; The perception of the Timberwolves changing for the good; How to stay near the top of the Western Conference; The futures of Karl-Anthony Towns, D'Angelo Russell, Anthony Edwards and more;
Point Break (1991) movie review starring Keanu Reeves, Patrick Swayze, Lori Petty, Gary Busey and more; Why this movie is basically Fast and the Furious; So many great one liners in this movie; All the Keanu's movies with a gun and a football; Why are they bank robbers?!; Where are the cops in this movie?! The Corona Extra beer bottle hasn't changed; Rating the movie 1-10.
Minnesota Vikings scoops on injury updates on Irv Smith Jr., Ihmir Smith Marsette, KJ Osborn, Za'Darius Smith and more; Garrett Bradbury putting some weight; Minnesota Twins scoops on Joe Ryan's return to the mound; Minnesota Timberwolves NBA Draft update and more from Doogie!; (34:00) The Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees for once, Reckless Speculation on starting pitching trade targets including Frankie Montas, Tyler Mahle, Herman Marquez, Jose Quintana, Kyle Gibson, Martin Perez and more
Minnesota Twins lose to the New York Yankees for the millionth time; Why did the Twins put Tyler Duffey in a high-leverage spot?; How come management treats games with no human element!; Why do the Twins always lose to the Yankees no matter who is on the team; (29:00) Write That Down!