Bill Dean and Jim Souhan talk about the Wild entering the playoffs, Twins, Timberwolves sale, Vikings trading Mike Hughes, and the overall vibe in downtown Minneapolis
Bill Dean and Jim Souhan talk about the passing of Jerry Burns and Jim Klobuchar and about the Minnesota Twins
Gopher football Coach Fleck likely not more demanding physically than other coaches. Both Gach goes into transfer portal. Twins/Saints marriage, made in heaven?
Despite it being early May, this series in Detroit is big for the Twins. Vegas took some runs at Kirrill Kaprizov and the Wild responded. Timberwolves need to win games, not tank down the stretch.
Twins struggling to hit in the clutch. Is Rocco open for criticism, yes. Should he or will he be fired, no. Anthony Edwards cranking up efficiency for the Wolves.
Twins bullpen is a major concern. Rocco didn't handle the 9th and 10 inning very well. Rogers definitely wants out of Green Bay. Wild in position to win their division.
The Twins hold on despite a shaky bullpen. Kaprizov and the Wild are on fire.
Vikings draft a QB and were in talks to move up and take one in the first round. Twins coming to life led by Byron Buxton, who according to Jim might be more talented than Mike Trout.
Todd Bergeth is off today so Bill Dean gets to catch up with Jim Souhan
Byron Buxton putting all his immense talent on display. Star-Trib NFL writer mark Craig's mock draft, Jim respects Mark but disagrees with much of what his mock draft said.
Twins demote Alex Colome, what's wrong with Kenta Maeda, Rocco's mound visit blunder shouldn't happen, but is forgivable, once. Vikings draft.
Twins struggle, is it time to panic? Timberwolves have some magic against Utah, what is it? Cheryl Reeve does a great job rebuilding the Lynx.
Twins make several roster moves, former #5 pick overall Nick Gordon gets his first call-up to the Twins, he was drafted in 2014. Buxton is mashing everything. Fiala and Evason have an understanding.
Jim doesn't like Garver hitting lead-off for the Twins either, but knows Rocco has his reasons. Who are the Vikings leaning toward in the draft, Jim thinks they may trade up for a left tackle.
Chet Holmgren declares for Gonzaga, that's no reflection on Ben Johnson as the Gophers coach. Will Wolves get to select Jalen Suggs in NBA draft, should they?
Jim talks Timberwolves and Lynx new ownership, Lynx draft, Loons starting their season tonight and the Rocco rest theory.
Jim talks accommodations at The Masters and Gopher basketball assistant coaches and their recruiting strategy.
Todd and Jim talk Masters, Twins closer situation and sale of the Timberwolves.
Jim talks about The Masters, Twins should move on from Colome as the team's closer, not to Taylor Rogers however and Timberwolves sale.
Jim is at The Masters and talks putting conditions, witnessed a four putt. Wild smoked the Avs and the Twins.
Todd Bergeth is at the State Girls Basketball Tournament, so Bill Dean catches up with Jim Souhan today.
Jim is a big backer of Luis Arraez for the Twins hitting leadoff. Berrios looked like an ace on Saturday. Jim is headed for The Masters and glad to have Jordan Spieth playing well again.
Timberwolves rally was...impressive. Anthony Edwards becoming a star. The Wild's play has been awful the last two weeks. Paige Bueckers should be allowed to turn pro whenever she wants.
Jim and Todd talk Twins opening day starters, there have been some doozies! The lineup could be boom or bust.
Twins opening day roster, one or two surprises. Twins using the taxi squad quite a bit. Is Buxton worth $12M of a $130M salary cap in Todd's Fantasy League?
Jim is in Fort Myers and talks Randy Dobnak, Josh Donaldson and Kirby Puckett. Also Vikings remaking their secondary
Jim is in Fort Myers and talks about Randy Dobnak and the Twins starting rotation. Wild playing well but need a break. Wolves stand pat and Vikings trade for a Center who will play guard.
Jim is in Fort Myers for Spring Training. How much playing time will Mitch Garver get? NHL referee dismissed for calling a penalty because "he wanted to." Todd shares his experience with an umpire that didn't like him in high school
Jim is headed for Twins Spring Training in Fort Myers. He believes the Twins are sending Kirilloff down to the minors to delay his service time start. Finch sending a message to Edwards for the Timberolves
Ben Johnson takes over the Gophers. Twins OF is set despite Kirilloff struggles.
Both Jim and Todd's brackets are busted thanks to the Big Ten. How can the NCAA continue to look so bad when it comes to promoting women's sports?
Timberwolves Towns and Edwards dominate a good Suns team. Edwards becoming a star. How will Russell fit in on his return? Dumba injured again for the Wild
NCAA Tournament and Vikings sign Patrick Peterson, what does he have left in the tank?
NFL Free agency so far. What are the Vikings doing on the O-Line? Wild are rolling and don't watch the scores from spring training, ever.
Pitino out, why and who's next for the Gophers. Kaprizov and Ovechkin have mainly just Russia in common, they are really different players.
Timberwolves seem to be a better team since the all-star break. Young stars in the making in the Twin Cities sports scene. Maeda as #1 starter is not a surprise.
Vikings cut LT Riley Reiff, who plays left tackle? Wild on fire, rookies leading the way. Is this the year Byron Buxton becomes a star for the Twins.
PGA Tour makes new rule for Players Championship this weekend to stop Bryson from changing how 18 is played. The Wild are rolling.
Kaapo is the #1 goalie for the Wild. Timberwolves are not trading D-Lo. Richard Pitino is likely out as Gophers coach if they lose to N-Western.
Bryson, Lee Westwood and Jordan Spieth made the PGA Tour stop this week interesting. Is Kaapo the #1 netminder for the Wild. Twins notes.
Todd is off today so Bill Dean catches up with Jim Souhan
Kyle Rudolph released by the Vikings, is he a Ring of Honor caliber player? Would the Gophers accept an NIT bid if offered?
Wild lose in OT in a thrilling game. Talbot has played well despite giving up five goals to Vegas. Is Ricky Rubio accurate when he says the Wolves don't seem to be building something.
Who is in a worse funk, the Gophers or Timberwolves? Is Ricky Rubio angling to get out of Minnesota? Will Richard Pitino be fired?
Gophers don't look like an NCAA tournament team, do we even want them to make the tourney? Beasley suspended, should the Wolves be trying to "play fast."
Wild are on fire, who's the hot young player for them right now? Timberwolves are cold, Lavine never should have been traded, who is the #2 on the team behind KAT?
Tiger Woods car crash, Royce Lewis knee surgery, the Wild and Wolves
Timberwolves fire one coach and hire another all in about 12 hours, but it wasn't a rush hire. Wild are lighting the lamp.
Timberwolves lose and fire their head coach. Jim says "they've perfected those two moves." Can Twins C Mitch Garver return to 2019 form?