The Timberwolves started off the season strong with a win over Houston. (26:00) RECKLESS SPECULATION... Should the Vikings extend Kirk Cousins? (46:30) Plus Old Tweets Exposed.
After a busy weekend at Amsoil Arena with six college hockey games including the Ice Breaker Tournament, there will just be one UMD game in Duluth this weekend. But it's a game with a lot of interest and anticipation! The UMD men's team has a home-and-home series with the Minnesota Gophers. The Bulldogs play at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis on Friday and turn around and host the Gophers at Amsoil Arena on Saturday. The UMD women's team will travel to St. Paul to play St. Thomas on Saturday and Sunday. To preview the series with Minnesota, the Bulldog Insider Podcast catches up with senior captain forward and captain Noah Cates. The Bulldog Insider is co-hosted by Duluth News Tribune sports reporter Matt Wellens and My9 television voice of Bulldog hockey Zach Schneider. Episodes are edited and produced by Duluth News Tribune digital producers Samantha Erkkila and Dan Williamson. You can find more Bulldog hockey coverage at duluthnewstribune.com.
Are the Minnesota Wild the team most likely to win a championship among Minnesota sports teams? Why this Wild team is different from past teams and Kirill Kaprizov's presence changes the perception of the team for the better; (26:17) Write That Down on Ben Simmons, Minnesota Timberwolves, Minnesota Wild and more!
Minnesota Wild rally for INSANE comeback win over Winnipeg Jets! Joel Eriksson Ek hat trick leads the Wild to an overtime comeback win; Why a win like this changes the culture and feel for the Wild; Minnesota's top line of Kirill Kaprizov-Joel Eriksson Ek and Mats Zuccarello showing up; Marcus Foligno's epic fight with Brendan Dillon; Why Cam Talbot can't regress this season and a big night for Matt Dumba.
What Minnesota Vikings can learn from Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott's decision to go for the win even though they came up short; Why Cam Dantzler and Bashaud Breeland are trending in the right direction; Why Klint Kubiak gets it after a week of self scouting; Adam Thielen's toughness; Minnesota Wild getting national love; Who doesn't get it: triggered hockey fans, Ben Roethlisberger and more; (33:00) Talkin' Timberwolves: Marc Lore working on his jump shot? And why Anthony Edwards poised for a big season; (46:00) Random season Recall: 2005-06 Wild.
Minnesota Vikings statements on Kirk Cousins saving Mike Zimmer's job again!; How will the Vikings look out of the bye week?; Why Cousins has evolved and taken the next step; Did the self scouting work?; Would somebody have gotten fired if the Vikings had lost to the Panthers?; Christian Darrisaw with an impressive start at left tackle; (24:00) Bears Vent Line; (27:23) Randy Vikes 69 stud stable after the vikings win!; (34:45) Other Weekend Statements on the controversial ending to the St. Cloud State-Gopher hockey!; Minnesota Wild statements after their 2-0 start and Gopher football.
If you are a baseball fan, you don't want to miss one. Patrick explains why games aren't going to be shortened anytime soon and tells us what the Twins are thinking when it comes to their next hitting coach. Patrick also has thoughts on the Vikings and Gophers football wins and plenty of other topics.
The Minnesota Wild started the season 2-0 with wins over the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks. Overreactions on Kevin Fiala, the power play units, Cam Talbot Minnesota top line of Kirill Kaprizov, Joel Eriksson Ek and Mats Zuccarello and more!
Minnesota Vikings therapy on Kirk Cousins-Mike Zimmer relationship; The Vikings offense not taking enough shots; Would you rather have former Super Bowl winner Doug Pederson or Kellen Moore running the Vikings?; Trade a draft pick for Mike Tomlin?; Are Byron Buxton and Dalvin Cook the same player in different sports?; (36:30) Judd's keys to a Vikings win over the Carolina Panthers!
Is Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Klint Kubiak already on the hot seat?!; (11:30) Ben Simmons reported to the 76ers but what does it mean for his trade value and should the Minnesota Timberwolves have interest?; (22:00) Chicago Blackhawks center Dylan Strome is available via trade, should Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin make a move?; (27:05) Greg Wyhsynski from ESPN joins to talk Minnesota Wild season projections and the NHL's move back to ESPN; (51:00) Old Tweets Exposed on Timberwolves takes.
The Minnesota Vikings seem to always be stuck in purgatory every NFL season, which is good for business but also handcuffs your Super Bowl window!; (28:01) Write That Down predictions on the Minnesota Wild and more!
Minnesota Wild season preview and predictions on points, goals, standings, rookie of the year, most improved, biggest disappointment and more for the upcoming NHL season; Stanley Cup picks and the NHL's return to ESPN!
The Minnesota Vikings offense need to start taking more shots down the field and Klint Kubiak does NOT get it; Jon Gruden being the scapegoat for the NFL; Minnesota Twins playoff failures being magnified in this current MLB playoffs; Minnesota Wild GM Bill Guerin's viral clip about changing the team's culture; NFL quarterbacks and more on who gets it; who doesn't; (38:00) Minnesota Timberwolves preseason takeaways on Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards; (52:00) Random Season Recall 2014-15 Timberwolves!
Did Minnesota Vikings want Dallas Goedert before they traded for Chirs Herndon from the Jets; Would the Vikings have fired Mike Zimmer if they had lost to the Lions?; (16:00) Gopher football scoops; (25:00) Scoops on Timberwolves, Wild and more.
Minnesota Vikings statements after a win over the Detroit Lions! Let Kirk Cousins celebrate; Thank goodness for the Detroit Lions; Klint Kubiak and Mike Zimmer's archaic mindset on offense; Christian Darrisaw making his NFL debut; Dan Campbell's decision to go for two points!; (31:58) Randy Vikes 69 *STUD* stable after the Vikings win over the Lions; Other weekend statements on the Vikings.
Should Minnesota Vikings blow it all up, move on from Kirk Cousins, Mike Zimmer and Rick Spielman and start from scratch?; (14:00) The conundrum of quarterback vs. head coach in the NFL; Watching Nelson Cruz succeed in the playoffs and other random comments; (29:00) Judd's keys to a Vikings win over the Lions!
The Minnesota Wild are wrapping up the preseason and the hype around Marco Rossi is legit; The Wild are actually going to have a lethal power play?!; Are Victor Rask and Frederick Gaudreau the best linemates for Kevin Fiala and Matt Dumba's impressive passes.
Should Minnesota Vikings sit Dalvin Cook against the lowly Detroit Lions who said he isn't 100 percent with his ankle injury; (18:00) Will Minnesota Wild prospect Adam Beckman make the roster after another impressive performance scoring his fourth goal of the preseason and are other veterans like Victor Rask and Nick Bjugstad possibly on the chopping block!; (37:00) Minnesota Vikings roster scoops ahead of Week 5 vs. the Lions and the NFL trade deadline; (20:00) Minnesota Wild claiming Rem Pitlick; Minnesota Timberwolves scoops on Josh Okoige and Ben Simmons and more on a scoop with Doogie!
It is opening week for the UMD men's hockey team as the Bulldogs visit Bemidji State Friday and host the Beavers on Saturday. The women's team will have their first home series of the season with the Minnesota Gophers visiting AMSOIL Arena Friday and Saturday. In this week's episode of the Bulldog Insider podcast, News Tribune hockey reporter Matt Wellens and My9's Kelly Hinseth discuss the men's exhibition victory over Wisconsin from Sunday in Chippewa Falls as well as the women's season-opening split at Minnesota State-Mankato. They also interview men's head coach Scott Sandelin and make their own season predictions. The Bulldog Insider is co-hosted by Duluth News Tribune sports reporter Matt Wellens, My9 television voice of Bulldog hockey Zach Schneider and CBS3 Sports' Kelly Hinseth. Episodes are edited and produced by Duluth News Tribune digital producers Samantha Erkkila and Dan Williamson. You can find more Bulldog hockey coverage at duluthnewstribune.com.”
Did Minnesota Vikings make a mistake spending their free agency money on defense and should they have spent the money on the offensive side of the ball?; (27:08) Write That Down predictions on the Timberwolves, Wild, Vikings and more!
The Minnesota Wild's roster is taking shape! Is Frederick Gaudreau the right center for Kevin Fiala?; Kirill Kaprizov finally getting a true center in Joel Erikkson Ek; Ryan Hartman sliding into Ek's role from last season; Will Matthew Boldy, Marco Rossi and Adam Beckman all start in Iowa? Will the Wild move on from Victor Rask before opening night and more on the latest episode of Judd's Hockey Show.
Minnesota Timberwolves preseason opener takeaways and did Glen Taylor rally the troops in an impressive preseason opener?; The Minnesota Wild empowering Joel Eriksson Ek on the top line with Kirill Kaprizov and Mats Zuccarello; Miguel Sano not getting it with claiming he's going to lose weight; the month of October being the best sports month of the year; (21:00) Mackey's dilemma from over the weekend; (26:30) Jim Pohlad's ridiculous comments giving the Twins management an A+ grade for the 2021 season; (39:00) Random Season Recall 2008 Twins!
Minnesota Timberwolves Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations has reached out to the 76ers on Ben Simmons; What would the Wolves offer?; Can Minnesota be a top 10 team in the West?; (15:00) Gopher football scoops on Trey Potts; (18:30) Minnesota Twins scoops with the season ending on Byron Buxton and more.
Minnesota Vikings statements after a Week 4 loss to the Cleveland Browns dropping the team 1-3 on the season; Mike Zimmer and Kirk Cousins not being able to beat winning teams; Why can't the Vikings orchestrate a game-winning drive; Is someone going to get fired?; (29:26) Randy Vikes 69 *DUD* stable and more Vikings statements!
Patrick marvels at the Vikings' loss to Cleveland, tells us who is getting blamed for the Vikings defeat and weighs in on the Anthony Barr situation. Does Pat think Mike Zimmer could get fired during the season? Also, find out why Patrick is bringing up Christian Ponder's name.
Is Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins just padding his stats or is it different this time?; Shower beers; Why NFL Redzone is the BEST; Why the Minnesota Twins need to keep Byron Buxton long term; Plus other off the wall questions on Feedback Friday!; (36:00) Judd's Keys to a Vikings win over the Cleveland Browns in Week 4!
Minnesota Wild preseason takeaways; will Adam Beckman make the team after another noticeable performance against the Avalanche; Jon Merrill making a solid impression; Mats Zuccarello playmaking ability; And thoughts on the NHL switching TV partners.
Will Minnesota Twins extend Byron Buxton this offseason? What kind of contract should the Twins give him and what will he accept? What other players could be moved this offseason?
Minnesota Timberwolves scoops on Karl-Anthony Towns; Sachin Gupta's pursuit of Ben Simmons; how good can the Wolves be without Ben Simmons?; (15:00) Minnesota Vikings scoops on Christian Darrisaw, the offensive line and more; (21:00) Will the Minnesota Twins extend Byron Buxton or Michael Pineda this offseason?; (33:00) The new Mike Zimmer evolving from his old ways with giving players days off, defending kickers and more!; (48:00) Old Tweets Exposed
Minnesota Timberwolves core values going forward now that new owners Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore are officially in the fold; (23:30) Mackey's inside info on why Gersson Rosas was let go; (29:28) Write That Down!
Why Minnesota Wild aren't as high on Kevin Fiala? Overreacting to the line combinations through the first week of training camp! Will Marco Rossi make the team? Foligno and Dumba being named alternate captains!
Minnesota Timberwolves introducing Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore and why it's good for the next era of Timberwolves basketball; Anthony Edwards taking over the Wolves; Kevin Durant's cringe interview with David Letterman; Oli Udoh delivering a solid start on the Minnesota Vikings offensive line; P.J. Fleck is deserving a criticism; the Minnesota Wild naming new captains and more on Who Gets It; Who Doesn't!; (29:00) Karl-Anthony Towns sounds off on his timeline with the Timberwolves and is the power forward justified in his comments or is he soft?; (45:27) Random Season Recall: 2014 Vikings!
Minnesota Timberwolves scoops on Karl-Anthony Towns, behind the scenes of Gersson Rosas' dismissal; (17:30) Sachin Gupta taking over as Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations; (25:00) Gopher football debacle against Bowling Green and more on a scoop with Doogie!
Minnesota Vikings whisper Patrick Reusse accurately predicted the Vikings starting 0-2 but beating the Seattle Seahawks. So will they climb back to .500 against the Cleveland Browns?!; (8:00) Alex Rodriguez and Marc Lore being introduced at a Minnesota Timberwolves press conference.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has put himself in the MVP conversation through the first three games; The defense needing to bending and not break; Mike Zimmer getting a big win; Mark Sanchez LOVING himself some Kirk Cousins; Justin Jefferson having a big day; The Gopher football team laying an EGG against Bowling Green!; (34:00) Randy Vikes 69 *STUD* stable after the Vikings win!
The Minnesota Twins season is (finally) coming to a close. Was this the most disappointing season of all time in terms of expectations?; (17:32) Three bold predictions from Judd, Jake and Dex on offseason moves for the Twins.
Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks: Keys to a Vikings win! Judd's four keys makes his return involving Dalvin Cook, US Bank Stadium, defensive line and lock it down; (23:15) Gopher women's basketball coach Lindsay Whalen joins the show discuss Gophers, Vikings, Lynx,