Tuesday, January 22nd
The whole gang's back together and Declan has a rant on the analytics crowd being up in arms over the Nino trade; why the Central Division's dog crap; the poorly timed NHL bye week; what team could land Eric Staal; why the Gopher hockey team's struggling and the trio close the show discussing the difficulty of coaching the younger generation.
Ramie opens the show with a take that blows the boys away before we discuss bad stadium names in light of Miller Park changing its name. We close the hour joined by Twins President Dave St. Peter to talk all things Twins.
The boys open the second hour going through a list of traveling rock bands trying to figure out who's coming to Target Field this summer. They then react, with quite the debate, to the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame class. That conversation carries over when we wrap with Reusse.
Monday, January 21st
We open the hour talking about the day of football we just witnessed yesterday and how great it was. We discuss the missed calls and the bad calls, the need for overtime rule changes, as well as the greatness that is Tony Romo in the booth.
We continue our conversation about Tony Romo being awesome as well as our conversation about the Championship games. We wrap today's show with Reusse joining the show.
Friday, January 18th
We're closing this week with some rants and one of them takes up the first hour. We open the show with Judd ranting about the Wild's latest disgusting loss. Then the boys talk, for the rest of the hour, about the Twins payroll conversation again.
Write That Down kicks off hour two today before we return to the baseball payroll conversation and how to fix baseball. We wrap the week with Reusse.
Thursday, January 17th
The guys are back and not too happy about suffering through a second night in a row of bad Minnesota basketball. We open the show by breaking down the Wild trade that happened shortly before the show started. We then discuss Richard Pitino's tenure as Gophers basketball coach. We end the hour with the teams we hate the most in sports.
We continue our conversation from last hour about most hated teams but we talk about which teams Minnesota sports teams hate. Ramie has a #FightMe segment on college athletes. The boys wrap the show with Reusse.
Ten days after moving from player to general manager with the Minnesota North Stars in 1978, Lou Nanne began making trades. He didn't stop for the next 10 years. In this episode, Louie talks all about the art of making trades and why he was never afraid to deal, even if some rival execs didn't want to deal with him. Lou also tells the story of how he went from a veteran defenseman to a young executive all in the span of a few days.
Wednesday, January 16th
Well the Wolves got demolished which left us plenty to discuss today on Mackey & Judd with Ramie. The boys open the show breaking down the beating the Wolves took last night at the hands of Jimmy Butler and the 76ers. We finally got the trophy in so we award Judd the 2018 Batting Champion Trophy today. We close the show with story time with Ramie and Judd's angry rant.
We get the second hour started by talking about the former Vikings offensive coordinators getting jobs in the NFL. We then have a Pecking Order of Phil's non-sports shows he watches and close the show with Patrick Reusse.
Tuesday, January 15th
Phil Mackey announces some exciting, major changes at 1500, beginning right now! For starters, we’ve got a new name now – SKOR North (and SKORNorth.com)… And an expanded menu of Minnesota sports content across multiple platforms.
You’ll be able to find SKOR North LIVE & LOCAL on AM 1500 (between noon & 7 weekdays), starting with a daily Vikings show at NOON on weekdays called Purple Daily. Then you can hear SKOR North Live with Matthew Coller from 2-4p, Mackey and Judd w/ Ramie from 4-6p, and assorted specialty shows in the 6:00 hour.
We’re also expanding our digital content in a BIG way over at SKORNorth.com, where, in addition to great written content, you’ll find some of the most entertaining Minnesota sports podcasts -- such as Purple Podcast, Raised by Wolves, Touch em All, The Scoop with Doogie, Reusse Unchained, The Crafty Rogues and plenty more.
As for social media — expect a lot of fun and creative stuff on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube — all @SKORNorth.
So, give us a follow … Check out our shows … Give us your input and ideas … And tell your friends that SKOR North is here! … Minnesota Sports. Anytime. Anywhere.
Judd, Lindsey and Declan are back in the saddle to discuss the latest Wild meltdown following the embarrassing losses to the Red Wings and Flyers. Is this team going to get Boudreau fired? What players should be moved by the trade deadline? Could the Wild actually play in the Stars' Winter Classic next year? Adopting a model from the Philadelphia 76ers, Declan say's it's time to start the process.. All of that and more on the latest episode of Judd's Hockey Show.
Twins Chief Baseball Officer Derek Falvey joined the boys in the opening show of the new SKOR North brand. The boys talk with him about Nelson Cruz, the Twins offseason, and baseball offseason issues.
Today on the rebranded Mackey & Judd with Ramie we welcome in Ramie but are first joined by Twins Chief Baseball Officer. We then spend the rest of the hour educating Ramie on the history of Minnesota sports.
We open the second hour talking about putting too much on Cousins which leads us to a conversation about the Kubiak hiring and how he'll fit in with Zimmer. The boys then get ready for tonight's Wolves/76ers match by talking about Jimmy Butler and whether we're still upset about it. We close the show with Patrick Reusse.
Monday, January 14th
Matthew Coller is in with Judd for the hour, and they recap NFL Divisional Round weekend. With the league's top 4 ranked offenses being the four teams remaining in the postseason, the question is; what can the Vikings do to keep up with these high-powered attacks?
With Matthew Coller in for another hour, Judd vents on the Wild after their home loss to Detroit on Saturday, and later the news breaks that Gary Kubiak will be hired by the Vikings as an offensive consultant. Coller and Judd discuss that and what it could mean for Kevin Stefanski.
Ramie Makhlouf joins Judd for Hour 3, and they talk all things Vikings as Gary Kubiak has been added to the staff. Also, Ramie tells you why he doesn't mind the length of baseball games, and later gets his first experience with Reusse as Patrick calls in to Wrap the show.
Just before we switch brands Reusse popped in for the final 1500 ESPN edition of Reusse Unchained. Reusse and Judd start off discussing the NFL playoffs then get sidetracked talking about the '84 Vikings. The boys eventually return to football and talk about the throwing motion of Patrick Mahomes which then leads them to talk about his dad who played for the Twins. The tough questions were asked today including: which sport is the toughest to officiate, will baseball strike, and what would Patrick's first move as baseball commissioner be? The final segment of the show the guys discuss the Vikings, Kubiak in Minnesota, and embellishment in soccer and hockey. We wrap this week's episode with Positive Pat and by getting Unchained.
Friday, January 11th
Mike Priefer is out as Vikings Special Teams Coordinator, and Judd and Manny discuss that, along with Kevin Stefanski's press conference today. Matthew Coller joins with notes from the presser and thoughts on Priefer's departure. Doogie also has scoops on the Wolves, Gophers and more.
Mackey joins and it's Write That Down, with the first accountability session of the new year. Also, the guys have a little more Reckless Speculation; Should the Twins sign Craig Kimbrel? Later, Jamie Watson joins to recap the MLS Draft for Minnesota United.
Is Kirk Cousins overrated or properly rated? Mackey, Judd and Manny discuss that, along with the barrage of young coaches being hired or rumored to be hired around the NFL. The guys then dive more into Jim Petersen's appearance on the Raised By Wolves Podcast, and then Wrap with Reusse.
Thursday, January 10th
The Star Tribune's Chip Scoggins is in with Judd and Manny for the whole hour talking Vikings offense as Kevin Stefanski is returning, the Wolves with Ryan Saunders taking over as interim head coach, and also college football. Should the Vikings tank for Trevor Lawrence in a couple of years?
Mackey joins and the spend the hour talking mostly Timberwolves, including Jim Petersen's appearance on the Raised By Wolves podcast. Later, Brian Windhorst of ESPN joins with his thoughts on what the Wolves could and should do going forward with the GM and coaching positions. Also, Judd has a Pecking Order on the most frustrating athletes in Minnesota sports history.
The hour starts with Judd finishing his top ten most frustrating Minnesota athletes. Then Tom Pelissero of NFL Network discusses the latest with the NFL's coaching carousel. Later, it's a little Reckless Speculation: If the Cardinals are ready to pull the plug on Josh Rosen, should the Vikings be interested? The guys then Wrap with Reusse.
Wednesday, January 9th
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell on Kevin Stefanski's return as Vikings OC, and the Wolves win in OKC in Ryan Saunders' coaching debut. Jim Petersen joins to discuss what the win meant for the Wolves, and Matthew Coller weighs in on Stefanski's return to the Vikings staff.
Mackey joins for Hour 2, and gives an update on the future of 1500 ESPN. Ramie Makhlouf hangs out to talk about the Wolves and Andrew Wiggins performance. Also, what evidently led to Thibs firing? Later, a surprise call in from Randy in Cottage Grove.
Mackey and Judd talk more on Kevin Stefanski staying on as Vikings Offensive Coordinator. It it really as simple as them running the ball more next season? How can they better utilize Dalvin Cook? Also, it's a replay of Jim Petersen's earlier appearance on the show. Then guys then Wrap with Reusse.
What is the best line that Lou Nanne has ever seen and played against? The hockey legend discusses that on the latest episode of his hockey podcast with Judd Zulgad. Louie also shares his thoughts on what top players might be moved to contenders in the coming months, and what he might be willing to give up for a certain New York Rangers forward if he was Wild general manager Paul Fenton.
Tuesday, January 8th
Judd, Lindsey and Declan are back together to discuss the Wild, who are suddenly surging with a winning streak. Also in the show, the gang touches on the latest trade rumors; young kids stepping up; the half-way point of the Parise and Suter contracts.
Judd and Manny discuss the National Championship game after Clemson's blowout win over Alabama, and Judd is rejoicing in Nick Saban having a piece of humble pie. Then Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic joins to chat about Ryan Saunders' upcoming coaching debut with the Timberwolves. Also, ESPN's Courtney Cronin joins to discuss why the Vikings may be having a tough time filling their open offensive coordinator position.
Mackey and Judd spend the hour talking about the National Championship game. Also Dan Hayes of the Athletic joins to talk about the Twins signing of Blake Parker and other MLB offseason notes. Later, should the Vikings tank for Trevor Lawrence?
What if the Vikings tanked for Trevor Lawrence? If things don't go well for them next season, should that be an option? Mackey and Judd discuss that, along with the coaching carousel around the NFL, and later Wrap with Reusse.
Monday, January 7th
Judd and Manny are joined by Danny Cunningham to start the show, talking about Tom Thibodeau's firing and what's next for the Wolves under Ryan Saunders. Doogie also joins with Scoops and thoughts on Thibs' dismissal.
Mackey and Judd are joined by Reid Forgrave of CBS Sports to start the hour discussing the Wolves firing of Tom Thibodeau. Also, Mackey poses the question: Was the Thibs era worth it for the Wolves?
Hour 3 starts with Vikings Offensive Coordinator speculation. Should Mike Mularkey be the guy? Also a new addition to the 1500 ESPN team, Ramie Makhlouf is introduced. The guys then Wrap with Reusse.
No need to worry about no Reusse and Judd Unchained with Pat in Florida as technology allows us to still talk with each other despite the vast distance. Today we open this episode talking all about the Thibs firing. Pat was hot about Saunders getting the gig, the two discussed the awkwardness for Layden, as well as Pat's wild notion that Philly won't pay Jimmy. Along the lines of other things Pat is upset about is the idea being floated about Lynx coach/GM Cheryl Reeve getting the gig. As for other topics discussed today were kickers, NFL playoffs, twitter idiots, gambling, and the newest way to get blocked by Pat on twitter. All that and much more on this edition of Reusse and Judd Unchained.
Friday, January 4th
After a holiday break, Judd, Lindsey and Declan reunite to talk NHL Winter Classic; the Dallas Stars debacle; Declan selling out Judd on Twitter; the stupidity of the NHL All-Star Game selection and of course, the latest on the Minnesota Wild.
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell with newly reported drama surrounding Jimmy Butler in Philly. Also, the Gopher basketball team picked up a huge win in Madison last night. Darren "Doogie" Wolfson joins for discussion on that, and also scoops on the Wolves, Twins and Vikings.
Mackey joins for Hour 2 with Write That Down; Did Manny finally get his first hit? Later Andy Greder joins for more on the Gopher Basketball team's win over the Badgers. Then it's a new segment, "Fight Me" where Jonathan delivers a hot take.
Matthew Coller joins to talk more on the upcoming offseason for the Vikings, and also his picks for NFL Wild Card Weekend. Then Sage Rosenfels joins for a recap on the Vikings missing the playoffs and what they need to do to improve the offense. The guys then Wrap with Reusse.
Thursday, January 3rd
Chip Scoggins is in studio with Judd for this hour, and they go over Mike Zimmer's end of season press conference. Zimmer says he has a plan for the team to bounce back next season, but should fans buy it? Who is going to be the next offensive coordinator?
Mackey joins for Hour 2 and it's more talk on the Vikings season ending sooner than anyone anticipated. How much blame should go around between Mike Zimmer, Kirk Cousins and Rick Spielman? Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse a little early as Pat is traveling to Ft. Myers.
Matthew Coller joins Mackey and Judd to start the Football Hour, with more discussion on what needs to happen for the Vikings going forward. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network joins to talk Vikings and the coaching vacancies around the NFL.
What role did Lou Nanne play in locking the referees in their room at Met Center? Which referee did Louie call at 3 a.m. because he was so upset with his work in a North Stars game? The former general manager tells the stories and reveals how he stayed out of trouble with the NHL. Nanne also gives his feelings on the Dallas Stars getting a Winter Classic game and Devan Dubnyk being the Wild's All-Star representative.
Wednesday, January 2nd
Matthew Coller is in for Mackey and Judd today, he's joined by Chris Long of Eyewitness News Sports and they discuss the best case scenarios for each of the Minnesota sports teams. Also, would Hue Jackson be a fit as the next Vikings Offensive Coordinator?
With Coller in for Phil and Judd, hour 2 begins with talk of a similar ending to Kirk Cousins' 2016 season to 2018. Later, Jace Frederick of The Pioneer Press joins for Wolves discussion with them in Boston tonight.
Matthew Coller and Manny Hill open the Football Hour with discussion on Mike Zimmer's passion and the blame being shifted away from Kirk Cousins. Later, Rich Gannon weighs in on the Vikings missing the playoffs and what's next for them. Later, Coller and Manny discuss how many quarterbacks they would take over Kirk Cousins. The guys then Wrap with Reusse.
Monday, December 31st
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin are in for Mackey & Judd today, analyzing the Vikings season ending loss to the Bears and the news that Mike Zimmer & Rick Spielman will return in 2019. Where can the offense improve going into next season?
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin talk more Vikings after their season ends. They go over the Vikings loss, and more of what went wrong with the offense. How much of this falls on Mike Zimmer, Rick Spielman or Kirk Cousins? Also, Coller is fired up about Cousins post game comments.
Eric Eager of Pro Football Focus joins Coller and Cronin to discuss what went wrong for the Vikings on offense this season. Also, did Laquon Treadwell reall think he had a great season? Later, where does 2018 rank in terms of disappointing Vikings seasons?
Reusse and Judd are back from the holiday break and they're both fired up about the Vikings season coming to an end prematurely. The two discuss Reusse's first trip to the Zygi for a Vikings game, Cousins' BS, the Bears actually being well run, whether Trubisky will be the best QB in the division in two years. That's just the first segment! The guys, in the second segment, get into the bad contracts in this town, the Vikings locker room dynamics, the longevity of Zim and Spielman, and the Vikes' putrid offense yesterday. We deviate from the all Vikings in the final segment to discuss KAT's monster night last night, Thibs showing some personality, what Moss and Carter would have done to Cousins, and we end with Positive Pat.
Friday, December 28th
Darren "Doogie" Wolfson is once again filling in for Mackey and Judd. He and Manny are joined by Chris Long of 5 Eyewitness News as they go over the state of the Twins after their signing of Nelson Cruz. Should Dallas Keuchel be on their radar? Also they get into the Wild and the Vikings.
With Doogie filling in for Phil & Judd, Matthew Coller joins for the whole hour to discuss the Vikings week 17 game with the Chicago Bears, and other topics surrounding the NFL.
With Doogie filling in, ESPN Insider Bobby Marks joins to talk about the happenings around the NBA, including the Wolves. Then Mike Guentzel joins for his thoughts on Jake Guentzel in the NHL and more on hockey. Later, Doogie and Manny Wrap with Reusse.
Thursday, December 27th
Darren "Doogie" Wolfson is in for Phil and Judd today. He and Manny talk Twins with the news of Nelson Cruz agreeing to terms with the club. Also, former Gophers quarterback Conor Rhoda joins to discuss the Gopher football program after their win over Georgia Tech in the Quick Lane Bowl.
With Doogie in for Mackey & Judd, hour 2 starts with Robbie Hummel of Big Ten Network joining to discuss Big Ten basketball, and his time playing with the Wolves, including a funny Gorgui Dieng story. Later, Greg Bishop of Sports Illustrated joins with a look at his piece on the Vikings 2018 season.
The 3rd hour with Doogie guest-hosting for Mackey & Judd starts with more talk on the Vikings and their potential playoff matchups if they get in. Later, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network checks in with talk of the Vikings/Bears matchup on Sunday and other NFL news and notes. Then Nelson Cruz's agent, Bryce Dixon wraps up the show sharing how Nelson agreed to terms with the Twins.
Wednesday, December 26th
Matthew Coller fills in for Mackey & Judd today and we open the show with the scandal in the Bowl Game world that the First Responders Bowl was just flat out cancelled. We follow that up with Danny Cunningham joining to talk about the NBA and it's dominance of Christmas Day. We close the hour with a half hour of Sage Rosenfels and Coller talking all things football, Vikings, and Sage's dog.
Matthew Coller is filling in for Mackey & Judd today and we open the hour joining in on the ripping of Matt Patricia showing up late all the time. Laurence Homes from 670 The Score in Chicago joins to talk about the upcoming Vikings/Bears game. We close the hour talking about odd sports toys we've received during Christmas as well as a conversation about Home Alone.
Matthew Coller is in hosting Mackey & Judd today and we start the final hour of the day talking about Teddy possibly starting this Sunday for the Saints. Rich Gannon joins to talk about the NFL and the Vikings. We play a game around Christmas movies. Finally, we wrap the show today with Patrick Reusse.
Friday, December 21st
Judd is fired up again over the Wild, and after their loss in Pittsburgh on Thursday, he more convinced than ever that it's time to blow up the roster and start over. Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press joins to discuss that and more. Also, Doogie has scoops on the Wolves, Twins and Gophers.
Mackey joins and it's time for Write That Down; Jonathan is swinging for the fences. Also, Judd goes over his top 10 Minnesota Sports moments of 2018.
Matthew Coller is in for the Football Hour and the guys get into a discussion on NFL QBs. Is Philip Rivers better than Ben Roethlisberger? Then Sage Rosenfels joins for more thoughts on the Vikings' offensive approach to the Lions on Sunday. Coller then has takes on the College football bowl season, and the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Thursday, December 20th
Lou Nanne gives his thoughts on the idea that the Wild should hit the reset button and how the team's fan base would react if that happened. Louie also talks about what Chuck Fletcher is facing as general manager of the Flyers, what travel was like in the NHL during his playing days and whether he's as enthusiastic as Judd is about getting the World Junior Championships back in Minnesota.
Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune is in for the whole hour with Judd and Manny. The guys discuss the Wolves loss to the Pistons and their three point shooting. Also, P.J. Fleck's press conference on national signing day and the Media's relationship with Gopher athletics. Later, they get into college football and the playoff system.
Mackey joins for the hour and opens with thoughts on the Vikings offense with Kevin Stefanski and this weekend's game in Detroit. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network checks in with news and notes from around the league. Then it's time for another Positivity Challenge for Judd, where he has to say 5 positive things about a team in town.
Matthew Coller is in with Mackey & Judd for the Football Hour, with more talk on the Vikings offense with Kevin Stefanski. Coller isn't anticipating that the Vikings will have the same offensive output that they had last week against Miami, based on the matchup with the Lions this weekend. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse with thoughts on the Gopher football program.
Wednesday, December 19th
After a hot start, the Wild have fallen back to earth. Judd, Lindsey and Declan try to figure out the right course of action for this team. Who's trade-able and who's untouchable? Would the Wild consider trading Dubnyk? Also, the gang tries to piece together what the bleep is going with Chuck Fletcher's Flyers.
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell, and Judd is ready for the Wild to call it all off and start selling off everyone. Kevin Seifert of ESPN joins for NFL discussion, and later Derek Wetmore has thoughts on the Twins offseason.
Mackey joins for hour 2. He, Judd, Manny and Jonathan all share what they think are some of the dumbest rules in sports. Later, has Josh Okogie finally done enough to join the Wolves rotation permanently? Jace Frederick of the Pioneer Press joins to answer that question and more on the Wolves. Also, Tom Thibodeau was on the Dan Le Betard Show earlier in the day and played a pop culture quiz.
Matthew Coller joins to start the Football Hour, with continued analysis on the Vikings offense under Kevin Stefanski and the upcoming matchup with the Detroit Lions. Rich Gannon joins for more on the Vikings and the rest of the NFL. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Tuesday, December 18th
In the fourth edition of the most celebrated podcast in Twin Cities history Pat & Judd talk about the impressive debut of Kevin Stefanski, Pat starts the campaign to leave Joe Mauer alone, and the ticket sales of the local squads not being that great. Positive Pat also gives his recommendation about a tv show to watch and we wrap the show with Unchained Reusse.
Danny Cunningham is in with Judd and Manny for hour 1, discussing Josh Okogie continuing to make the most of his opportunities with the Wolves, and also Minnesota's struggles on the road while still being brilliant at home. Later, it's Manny's 4-Deep Thoughts, and he has one each for Judd, Johnathan and Danny.
Mackey joins for Hour 2 to discuss the news that the Twins will be retiring Joe Mauer's number 7 jersey next season. The guys then jump back into Timberwolves discussion. What more can Josh Okogie do to get into the rotation? Mike Golic Jr. then joins to talk NFL and other football topics. Then it's an early Wrap with Reusse
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin are in for the Football Hour, discussing all things Vikings and the upcoming matchup with the Detroit Lions. Also, what are the best playoff scenarios for the Vikings?
Monday, December 17th
Judd and Manny go over the Vikings blowout win over Miami, and Judd is impressed. Also, what about some of the postgame comments from Mike Zimmer and the players? Where there any side shots at John DeFilippo or was it all praising Kevin Stefanski? Later, Courtney Cronin joins for her weekly appearance to analyze the game.
Mackey joins for hour 2, and the guys go over more crazy moments from "Packer Ventline" after Green Bay's loss to Chicago yesterday. Also, what is the best playoff scenario for the Vikings, and what do they need to happen around them to get the most ideal matchup possible if they get in?
Matthew Coller joins for the Football Hour, breaking down the Vikings win over the Dolphins and why the offense worked so well yesterday. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Mackey and Judd Wrap with Reusse and Patrick discusses the Vikings win over the Dolphins and tells you why he doesn't buy that the Vikings can win a road playoff game in Chicago.
Friday, December 14th
Danny Cunningham is in with Judd and Manny, and the guys spend the hour discussing the Wild's performance the last two games. Should Mikko Koivu be back on the first line when he returns? Then Danny gets into the Wolves as they've struggled on their west coast road trip. Also, Judd gets a lesson on a Twitter beef in pop culture.
Mackey joins and the hour starts with Write That Down. Then Sage Rosenfels checks in with thoughts what he expects from the Vikings offense under Kevin Stefanski and what they can or can't do in the playoffs. Dan Hayes of The Athletic joins from Las Vegas with notes on the Twins from the Winter Meetings. Then, the guys check in on Reusse co-hosting with Lori on MyTalk.
Matthew Coller is in with Mackey and Judd for the Football Hour, as they get into the Vikings matchup with the Dolphins this weekend, but also how some people get into playing video games of all sorts, not just football. Then Judd Wraps with Reusse.
Thursday, December 13th
The Wild likely are going to be a team on the playoff bubble in the Western Conference. But would the franchise benefit from making the postseason -- and likely getting eliminated in the first round again -- or from missing the playoffs and getting a better draft pick? Lou Nanne has a definite opinion on this and you can find it in this episode of his podcast with Judd Zulgad.
Chip Scoggins is in for the whole hour with Judd, Manny and Jonathan as they talk all things Vikings with Kevin Stefanski taking over the offense. Also, ESPN did a report on the health inspections of sports venues across the country, and our local venues are in the discussion.
Matthew Coller joins Mackey and Judd to start the hour with talk on the Vikings Special teams with the kicking game and other matters. Also Coller has more thoughts on the Vikings offense. Later, Doogie joins with scoops on the Twins, Wolves and Gopher basketball.
Mackey thinks the Vikings can still win the Super Bowl. Is he crazy for thinking so? The guys ask Tom about the Vikings chances and other notes around the NFL. Later, the guys discuss a snafu by Stephen A. Smith on First Take this morning, and then they Wrap with Reusse.
Wednesday, December 12th
Mackey joins for Hour 2, and they get into Jimmy Butler's appearance on J.J. Redick's podcast this week, as he opened up more about the infamous practice with the Wolves. Phil is also fired up over Byron Buxton's comments on his non-September call up. Later, Andy Greder of the Pioneer Press joins for some updates on Gopher football and basketball.
The gang's back together as Judd, Lindsey and Declan dissect the Wild's latest win over Montreal. Is Paul Fenton ready to make moves? Or will he stand pat? Later in the show the trio compares the Wild's roster situation to the Blackhawks and Maple Leafs.
Judd and Manny are joined by Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press, for the hour, and discuss Kirk Cousins' recent comments on the offense now post-DeFilippo. Also, the guys talk Wild after their blowout win over Montreal last night, and Byron Buxton is apparently still not happy about his September snub.
Matthew Coller joins to start the Football Hour with more on the Vikings change in OC. Then Rich Gannon joins to talk more on the Vikings and the rest of the NFL. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse, and Patrick has some thoughts on Byron Buxton.
Tuesday, December 11th
Reusse and Judd are back with the news that John DeFilippo has been fired as offensive coordinator of the Vikings after his offense failed to show up last night in Seattle. The guys offer their thoughts on that, who else is to blame within the Vikings, baseball winter meetings, the embarrassment for the Hall of Fame, and the weeping blondes.
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell, recapping the Vikings loss in Seattle and the news of John DeFilippo's dismissal as Offensive Coordinator. Courtney Cronin joins the guys to discuss what led to Flip's firing and what's next for the Vikings.
Sage Rosenfels joins Mackey and Judd for the start of the Football Hour for his perspective on what went wrong with the Vikings and John DeFilippo. Mackey and Judd then take more calls on the situation, and later Matthew Coller joins for his analysis.
Mackey joins for hour 2. How much of the Vikings recent struggles on offense should fall on the now fired John DeFilippo? Should Kirk Cousins get some of the blame? Mike Golic Jr. joins for his weekly appearance to discuss that and more around the NFL, and the guys then have an early Wrap with Reusse.
Monday, December 10th
Danny Cunningham is in with Judd and Manny and discusses the notion of "Super Bowl or Bust" when it comes to the Vikings. The guys also give takeaways from Sunday's NFL action. Courtney Cronin then joins from Seattle with more on the Vikings/Seahawks matchup tonight.
Is Joel Embiid now having issues with Jimmy Butler? Danny, Judd and Manny discuss that. Later, Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune joins to talk about the Bears' win Sunday night against the Rams. Then, after a long layoff, it's the return of Manny's 4-Deep Thoughts.
Matthew Coller joins the show to start the hour, talking more on the Vikings and Seahawks. Mackey then poses the question; Are there any regrets on the Vikings signing Kirk Cousins? Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse, and Patrick is fired up over Harold Baines going into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
It's a Bonus hour of Mackey and Judd, that starts with a replay of Sage Rosenfels' Friday conversation from last week. Later, it's a replay of Courtney Cronin's appearance from hour 1. Also, with the success Daniel Carlson is having in Oaklang, is it maybe time for the Vikings to find a new Special Teams Coordinator?
Friday, December 7th
Doogie joins Judd and Manny to start the show, with scoops on the Wolves, Twins, and Vikings. Later, John Clayton joins to discuss the Vikings matchup with the Seahawks and other NFL-related matters.
Mackey joins for Hour 2, and the guys start with Write That Down; Did Manny finally get his first hit? Later, Phil and Judd catch up with Twins CBO Derek Falvey for a long conversation on the state of the Twins, their offseason acquisitions, and what's ahead for 2019.
Matthew Coller joins the boys to start the Football Hour, with more on the importance of Monday night's Vikings/Seahawks game. Sage Rosenfels then weighs in on the Vikings need to run the football more. Also, there's more on coaching in the NFL and why teams hire and fire coaches.
Thursday, December 6th
Danny Cunningham joins Mackey and Judd to start hour 2 talking more on the Wolves great play of late. Also, Amir Coffey took over the game for the Gophers last night in an emotional win. Later Jayson Stark of The Athletic joins to discuss the baseball offseason and some potential rule changes in the sport.
Mackey and Judd have the Football Hour and discuss whether or not this is a must win for the Vikings on Monday night in Seattle. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network talks all the happenings around the NFL, including the situation in Green Bay. Later, the guys wrap with Reusse.
Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune is in with Judd and Manny. Discussing the Gopher basketball win over Nebraska, and why Karl-Anthony Towns has become the alpha for the Timberwolves. The guys later talk Vikings/Seahawks and some breaking Twins news.
Wednesday, December 5th
Lou Nanne provides his thoughts on Seattle getting an NHL franchise for a cool $650 million and discusses what NHL team(s) could be candidates for relocation. The former North Stars general manager also tells us whether he thinks the Wild are back on track after beating Vancouver on Tuesday and reacts to the resurgence of Zach Parise. With the speed and skill in today's game, what former North Stars does Louie think would have thrived if they were playing now? Find out.
Danny Cunningham joins Judd and Manny for the Opening Bell, talking Wolves team chemistry, and Jonathan rants on U.S. Soccer. Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press joins from Calgary to talk Wild, after their win over Vancouver last night. Later, Jason Wilde checks in with thoughts on the Packers now that Mike McCarthy has been fired.
Mackey joins for Hour 2 and has Power Rankings! Which coaches and GMs in town are the most secure and who has the hottest seat right now? Also, has Kirk Cousins been worth it so far for the Vikings? The guys discuss. Later, Jace Frederick of the Pioneer Press joins to talk Wolves.
Matthew Coller joins to start the Football Hour, discussing the Vikings, Kirk Cousins, and John DeFilippo. Then Rich Gannon talks Vikings and other storylines around the NFL. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Tuesday, December 4th
Judd and Lindsey offer their thoughts on the latest Wild meltdown, the Seattle expansion team, hockey elitism, and potential trade deadline deals.
Danny Cunningham joins Judd and Manny for the hour, and they discuss the Wolves comeback win over the Rockets last night, J.R. Rider's awkward interview with the media during the game, and Urban Meyer's retirement announcement.
Mackey joins for hour 2, and it's more talk on the Wolves win over the Rockets. Mackey weighs in on J.R. Rider's odd interview last night. The guys then talk College Football and NFL with Mike Golic Jr., and later it's an early Wrap with Reusse.
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin join for the Football Hour, talking Packers dismissal of Mike McCarthy, the Vikings status through 12 games, Washington's signing of Josh Johnson, and much more.
Monday, December 3rd
To rave reviews we're back and trolling for episode two of Reusse and Judd Unchained! Patrick Reusse and Judd Zulgad discuss who's to blame for the Vikings loss to the Patriots, which Gopher has had a worse career than Vic Viramontes, and Pat's trip to the Ziggy this weekend. Positive Pat makes a return as well as Unchained Pat & Judd closing out the show.
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell, on the Vikings loss to the Patriots yesterday. As Minnesota's offense struggled in Foxboro, how much of this should fall on Mike Zimmer? Later, Courtney Cronin joins to assess the situation.
Matthew Coller joins for hour 2 and breaks down where the disconnect might be for the Vikings offense. Later, Kevin Seifert of ESPN checks in to discuss that and more of what's going on around the NFL, including the Packers dismissing Mike McCarthy.
Matthew Coller joins for hour 2 and breaks down where the disconnect might be for the Vikings offense. Later, Kevin Seifert of ESPN checks in to discuss that and more of what's going on around the NFL, including the Packers dismissing Mike McCarthy.
With Matthew Coller in with Judd, the Football Hour starts with more discussion on the Vikings woes on offense after their loss in Foxboro. What is the solution to get the offense flowing the way it's capable of? Later, Judd wants to know why the NFL continues to fail at handling off the field situations with players, in regards to the latest situation with Kareem Hunt. The guys then Wrap with Reusse on the Vikings.
Friday, November 30th
Lou Nanne thinks the Wild would be wise to use backup goalie Alex Stalock more often in order to help starter Devan Dubnyk get out of his current slump. Louie also discusses Matthew Dumba's struggles on defense and tells Judd about the differences between being an NHL general manager in his day versus what modern-day GMs must deal with on a daily basis.
Judd and Manny are joined by Danny Cunningham for the hour. They start with the Opening Bell, on Michael Irvin's post game reaction to the Cowboys win on NFL Network last night. Judd then rants on the Wild's continued struggles. The guys then get into more talk on the Wolves and Andrew Wiggins struggles.
Mackey joins to start hour 2, and it's time to Write That Down, and Manny's O-fer continues. Later, Lindsay Whalen joins the boys to talk about the Gopher Women's hoops season thus far.
Matthew Coller joins to start the Football Hour, with more analysis on the Vikings/Patriots matchup. Then Sage Rosenfels checks in with thoughts on that and more around the NFL. Later, it's a check-in on Jared Allen's curling team, and the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Thursday, November 29th
Judd starts with the Opening Bell and rants on the Wild's 3rd period meltdown against Arizona last night. Tom Chorske later joins to validate some of Judd's concerns on the team. Also, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic joins to talk Wolves and the improvements since the Butler trade, but is Thibs' job safe now?
Chip Scoggins is in for the whole hour with Judd and Manny, recapping the Wolves win over the Spurs and the difference Robert Covington has made. Also, there's talk on the Vikings and Bill Belichick's funny comments on the Vikings offense. Later, the guys talk Gopher Football and the rest of College Football in general.
Matthew Coller joins to start the Football Hour discussing more on the Vikings and Patriots. Are there any matchups the Vikings can take advantage of? Mackey then has a pecking order on what the best Teddy Bridgewater destinations could be. Also, can the Vikings make a run to the Super Bowl? The guys then Wrap with Reusse.
Minnesota United FC Defender Brent Kallman joins to start the show, talking about a poker tournament he recently won, and also Jonathan asks him about the Loons' 2018 season. Later, the guys talk more on the Vikings/Patriots matchup as Tom Pelissero of NFL Network joins for his weekly appearance.
Patrick Reusse talks with Mackey and Judd on his favorite Chinese restaurants and the Wolves blowing out the Spurs.
Wednesday, November 28th
Mackey joins for Hour 2 and it's talk on the recent comments from Rob Manfred on gambling and baseball. Danny Cunningham joins to talk Wolves with the Spurs in town tonight. Later, the guys challenge Judd to say 5 positive things on one of the local sports teams in town. Then it's more talk on the expectations from the Twins this offseason.
It's the Football Hour as Matthew Coller joins the boys to start things off, with discussion on the Vikings/Patriots matchup. Rich Gannon then discusses an injury he tried to play with and some of the odd strategies around the NFL. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse on the Wolves, baseball and other matters.
Mackey and Judd Wrap with Reusse on a Wednesday. Patrick is at Target Center for the Wolves and Spurs, and discusses the Wolves since the Butler trade, Rob Manfred's comments on gambling in baseball, and Tim Brewster leaving Texas A&M to join Mack Brown in North Carolina.
Tuesday, November 27th
Judd, Lindsey and Declan get together to talk about the Wild's winning ways; fighting in hockey; the identity of the team taking shape; Marcus Foligno's stellar season; Nino Niederreiter on the 4th line; Charlie Coyle's trade value and Lindsey closes the episode with a song the she wrote...
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell, discussing the positives and negatives with the Wolves, who are now 6-2 since the Butler trade. Doogie joins with scoops on the Wolves, Twins and Gophers. Later, Danny Cunningham joins to talk more on Packer Ventline and some thoughts on the Wolves.
Mackey joins for Hour 2, and it's more talk on the struggles of Andrew Wiggins. Then it's some reckless speculation on the Twins. Could a big trade for a starting pitcher be in the works? Later, Mike Golic Jr. joins to talk NFL and College Football, and it's an early edition of Wrap with Reusse and Patrick joins to talk Twins and Wolves.
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin join Judd and Manny for the Football Hour, discussing all things NFL, including the disaster that has become the Jacksonville Jaguars and Blake Bortles, and why teams passed on Pat Mahomes and Deshaun Watson.
Monday, November 26th
In the debut episode of Reusse and Judd Unchained Patrick discusses the decision to bring back the Turkey, the art of trolling, a wild Aaron Rodgers trade, and Positive Pat shows up. So, just another Monday.
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell, discussing the wins by the Gophers and Vikings over the border rivals over the weekend. Chip Scoggins joins to recap the Gophers claiming Paul Bunyan's Axe, and Courtney Cronin later checks in to react to the Vikings win over the Packers.
Mackey joins for hour 2, and it's more discussion on the Vikings win over the Packers and Gophers win over the Badgers, with more from the Packers post game call-in show. Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin talks with Judd on the Packers issues.
Matthew Coller joins for the Football hour, recapping the Vikings win over the Packers, and later, the guys Wrap with Reusse and Patrick has to face the music on the Gophers victory over the Badgers.
Wednesday, November 21st
Should the Wild be in on the trade talks for the Maple Leafs' William Nylander? Lou Nanne tells us what he thinks it would take to get Nylander and why he would stay away from making that type of trade. Louie also breaks down the latest head coaching firings in the NHL, including Mike Yeo's dismissal from the Blues, and questions whether Ken Hitchcock was the right choice for the Edmonton Oilers.
Judd and Manny are joined by Chip Scoggins in studio, as they get things going with the Opening Bell, talking about the Twitter drama involing Aaron Rodgers and his siblings. Also there's more talk on the Vikings struggles on offense. Later, Danny Cunningham joins to shed light on his distain for Urban Meyer and Ohio State.
Mackey joins for hour 2, and even though Reusse apparently isn't going to be doing a Turkey of the Year this year, Phil has his own Pecking Order of who Turkey candidates should be. Later, Jason Wilde joins to talk about the Packers/Vikings matchup. Then, an article in Bleacher Report on Adrian Peterson reveals that maybe not much has changed. Andy Greder of the Pioneer Press joins to talk Gopher backetball and football.
Matthew Coller joins the guys to start the Football Hour, discussing the Vikings offense under John DeFilippo. Then Rich Gannon checks in for more on how the Vikings can improve the running game and be more productive on offense. Then it's more speculation on the Turkey of the Year, and on potential Twins trade nuggets.
Tuesday, November 20th
Judd and Manny discuss the fireworks show between the Rams and Chiefs on MNF last night. Later, Doogie joins with scoops on the Wolves, Twins and more. Later, Danny Cunningham might be the one person in America who didn't watch the Rams and Chiefs. He joins with some basketball takes on the Wolves and more.
Mackey joins for Hour 2, and it's more discussion on the Rams/Chiefs high scoring affair, and the question is can the Vikings live up to the standard on offense those teams have set? Also, Mike Golic Jr. joins for more football discussion.
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin are in for the Football Hour with Judd and Manny as they discuss the Rams/Chiefs shootout and also of course more on the Vikings and Kirk Cousins. Coller has a astonishing stat related to Cousins and the offense.
Lindsey Brown is a former collegiate goaltender for Saint Anselm College and THE Ohio State University. If she’s not ripping opposing goaltenders you can find her at the golf course, listening to some SICK DROPS (she’s loves EDM), or at a McDonald’s drive thru ordering her 4th Large Diet Coke of the day. Declan Goff sharpened his healthy scratch status at St. Cloud State University where he covered the men's hockey team. He also writes for Minnesota Hockey Magazine. Together, the three puck heads gather each week to talk Wild, NHL and whatever comes to mind.
Monday, November 19th
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell, with highlights and postgame reaction from the Vikings' 25-20 loss in Chicago. The Vikings struggles with ball security once again hampered their ability to win. The question is, who is to blame? Later, Courtney Cronin of ESPN joins to discuss the Vikings loss.
Hour 2 starts with more discussion on the Vikings loss to the Bears and their continued struggles with turnovers and ball security. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network shares his thoughts on the Vikings and the rest of the NFL. Matthew Coller joins and tells you why the Vikings offense isn't as good as it needs to be.
Matthew Coller is in for the full Football Hour and talks with Judd and Manny on the Vikings and why Mike Zimmer might actually be doing a better job than people realize in terms of facing adversity. Later, the guys wrap with Reusse, and Patrick has his hot takes on the Vikings' loss.
Friday, November 16th
Channel 5's Chris Long joins Judd and Manny in studio, and the guys break down what is arguably the most epic Packer Ventline to date. They've turned on Aaron Rodgers across the river. Later, Danny Cunningham joins to talk the Packer fans disgust and also the Wolves.
Mackey joins and it's more talk on the crazy calls from Packer Ventline. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network joins to talk about the Packers woes, the Vikings matchup with the Bears and more from around the NFL. Then it's the return of Write That Down, and later, has Matt Patricia lost his mind?
Matthew Coller joins to talk Vikings/Bears to start the Football Hour. The guys then chat with Sage Rosenfels about the Vikings and other teams around the NFL. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse as Patrick is at the State Football Tournament.
Thursday, November 15th
Lou Nanne talks about the passing of Bob Naegele Jr., the first owner of the Minnesota Wild, and those who played a key role in getting an NHL franchise back in the Twin Cities. As much as Louie loved the North Stars, find out why he has no regrets that the franchise didn't end up in Target Center. Also, Lou shares his frustrations about how much goaltenders are protected these days and gives his biggest surprise and disappointment in the NHL thus far.
The Star Tribune's Chip Scoggins is in for the whole hour talking Wolves, Vikings and Gopher football. Was last night's performance by Andrew Wiggins be the turning point for him? Will the Vikings be able to limit mistakes against the Bears on Sunday? Also, how did the Gophers' defense turn things around so quickly?
Mackey joins for Hour 2, and it's more discussion on Andrew Wiggins and Jeff Van Gundy's comments on him last night on the ESPN broadcast. Later, Jonathan Harrison vents on U.S. Soccer, and Zach Harper of The Athletic joins to talk Wolves post-Butler trade and more on the NBA.
Matthew Coller joins for the Football Hour and it's more analysis of the Vikings/Bears matchup, and Coller remembers some of the most obscure Bears quarterbacks over the last 20+ years. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Wednesday, November 14th
Danny Cunningham of 1500ESPN.com and the Raised By Wolves Podcast joins Judd and Manny and tries to make sense of what Wolves owner Glen Taylor was talking about in a recent piece in The Athletic. Doogie also joins with scoops on the Wolves, Twins and Gophers. Also, Judd was at the Wild game last night and apparently despite the loss to the Caps, all is well.
Mackey joins for hour 2 and it's more talk on a M&J poll question involving Glen Taylor's ownership of the Timberwolves. Then it's Vikings talk on the matchup with the Bears, as Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune joins the show.
Matthew Coller joins the fellas to start the Football Hour on the Vikings matchup with the Bears. Then Rich Ganon joins to talk about that and more around the NFL. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse as Patrick is at Target Center for the Wolves/Pelicans matchup.
Tuesday, November 13th
Jimmy Butler had his introductory press conference with the Sixers today, and Judd and Manny start with that for the Opening Bell. Will the same act work for Jimmy in Philly? Then, Tom Chorske of Fox Sports North joins to talk Wild. Later, Manny has his 4-Deep Thoughts on the latest in the world of sports.
Mackey Joins for Hour 2 and it's more talk on the Wolves sans Jimmy Butler. Danny Cunningham makes his M&J debut and talks more on the Wolves as newcomers Robert Covington, Dario Saric and Jerryd Bayless were introduced today. Then Mike Golic Jr. checks in with thoughts on the NFL and College Football. Phil and Judd then debate the new floor at Williams Arena. Love it or hate it?
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin join Judd and Manny for the Football Hour, discussing Kirk Cousins' leadership with the Vikings as it relates to the leadership of Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen. Also a look ahead to the rest of the Vikings schedule.
Monday, November 12th
Brian Murphy is in with Judd and Manny today. They discuss Joe Mauer's retirement and his legacy with the Twins. Roy Smalley joins to talk more on Mauer, and also Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic checks in with thoughts on the Jimmy Butler trade.
Mackey joins for Hour 2, and it's more discussion on Joe Mauer's legacy with the Twins. Is Joe a Hall of Famer? Mackey also talks with former Twins GM Terry Ryan on Mauer's career and impact on the Twins.
The guys talk more about the Joe Mauer retirement. Glen Perkins joins to talk about Joe. Patrick Reusse joins to help close out this Monday show.
Friday, November 9th
Darren "Doogie" Wolfson is in for Mackey and Judd today. It's all Wolves talk this hour as it's a round table discussion on the team with guests Dane Moore of Zone Coverage and 1500ESPN.com and Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic.
With Darren "Doogie" Wolfson in for Mackey and Judd, Twins CBO Derek Falvey joins to start hour 2 to discuss the state of the Twins and the offseason. Later, Ex-Gopher hoopster Richard Coffey joins Doogie in studio to talk about his playing days with both the Gophers and Wolves, and the current Gopher basketball team.
With Doogie in for Phil and Judd, hour 3 begins with the breaking news on a report that Joe Mauer is set to announce his retirement. Then Sage Rosenfels joins Doogie and Manny to talk Vikings. Later, former Gopher Women's basketball coach Pam Borton joins to discuss Lindsay Whalen's debut tonight as Gopher women's coach.
Thursday, November 8th
Myron Medcalf of ESPN fills in for Mackey and Judd today. He and Manny are joined by Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune for the whole hour as they talk about the sticky situation with the Timberwolves and Jimmy Butler. Later, Matthew Coller joins to talk Vikings.
Myron Medcalf opens hour 3 with a question: Which Minnesota Sports team is on the best track for success? Then Tom Pelissero of NFL Network joins to talk Vikings and the rest of the NFL. Myron then sounds off on the NCAA, and later Patrick Reusse joins to talk Gopher hoops.
Myron Medcalf and Manny Hill dive more into the Timberwolves situation and where they go from here. Later, former NFL QB and current ESPN NFL Analyst Dan Orlovsky joins to evaluate the Vikings and talk more on the rest of the NFL. Also, Zion Williamson is ridiculously good.
Wednesday, November 7th
Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press and TwinCities.com is in for Phil and Judd today. He and Manny spend the hour talking about the Vikings at the bye week and where they're at with the rest of the NFC. Also, can they theoretically go on the road and win a playoff game in Los Angeles or New Orleans? Later, Murph's colleague Jace Frederick checks in to discuss the Timberwolves as they prep for the Lakers tonight.
Matthew Coller joins Murph and Manny at the start of the hour to talk more on the Vikings. Also, Murph weighs in on the Twins, and wonders if they are going to spend money in free agency this winter. Later, Dave LaVaque of the Star Tribune joins to preview what's ahead for the state high school football tournaments.
With Brian Murphy in for Mackey & Judd, the football hour kicks off with discussion on the relationships between NFL coaches and the media. Then Rich Gannon joins to talk Vikings and the rest of the NFL. Later, Murph and Manny wrap with Reusse.
Tuesday, November 6th
Lou Nanne reacts to the Blackhawks' decision to fire three-time Stanley Cup winning coach Joel Quenneville and points to a few spots where Quenneville might next find work. The former North Stars general manager also talks about why teams make in-season coaching changes. Louie gives his thoughts on the Wild's hot streak and why things have changed for Minnesota after a slow start.
Judd and Manny begin with the Opening Bell on the Wolves loss to the Clippers, and Jimmy Butler continuing to pick and choose which games he's going to sit out. Then it's Manny's 4-Deep Thoughts on the world of sports. Later, Wolves TV Analyst Jim Peterson joins to discuss the current state of the Wolves.
Hour 2 starts with Scoops from Doogie on the Wolves, Twins and Gophers. Later Mike Golic Jr. joins to talk college football and the latest around the NFL. Matthew Coller joins at the end of the hour to discuss the Uber video involving Ottawa Senators players.
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin join Judd for the Football Hour and discuss Kirk Cousins' comments from today on his fumbles. Then, Coller and Cronin throw out some of their hottest takes on the NFL this season. Later Judd and Manny Wrap with Reusse.
Monday, November 5th
Judd and Manny spend the hour discussing the Vikings win over the Lions and whether or not Minnesota has rediscovered their winning formula. ESPN's Courtney Cronin also joins for more on the discussion. Judd and Manny also mix in some Packer Ventline calls.
Mackey joins the show and it's more discussion on the Vikings win over the Lions. Can this team go on a run to the Super Bowl? Later, the guys talk with Andy Greder of the Pioneer Press on the Gophers decision to part ways with Defensive Coordinator Robb Smith.
Matthew Coller joins for the Football Hour and isn't quite sure the Vikings are ready to make a run to the Super Bowl yet. Then it's more talk on the status of the Packers with Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy. Later, it's time to Wrap with Reusse, and Patrick discusses the passing of Vikings great Bill Brown.
Friday, November 2nd
Mackey joins to start the hour, and it begins with Write That Down (and the batting averages aren't pretty). The guys then venture into more Timberwolves discussion as Zach Harper of The Athletic joins for some perspective on the state of the team.
Chip Scoggins joins Judd and Manny for the hour, and Judd opens with talk on the Vikings; What to be confident in, what to be curious about, and what should cause concern. Then the guys discuss some of the odd quotes from football coaches this week, including Mike Gundy, Matt Patricia and Jon Gruden. Later, how does Chip feel about the Gophers QB situation?
Matthew Coller joins to start the Football Hour, and looks into the Vikings/Lions matchup. Then Sage Rosenfels checks in and discusses a piece he wrote for The Athletic, and talks more on the Vikings offense and how they can help Cousins perform even better. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Thursday, November 1st
Lou Nanne tells us why Wild coach Bruce Boudreau continues to have success behind the bench and why Louie did not enjoy being behind the bench. The Minnesota hockey legend also discusses why coaches and officials no longer argue -- the reason will surprise you -- and recalls former NHL President John Ziegler, who recently passed away at the age of 84.
Judd and Manny recap Derrick Rose's 50-point performance for the Wolvesand wonder how we should feel about it. Is Rose capable of repeating this level of play? Also, should there be a balance with how we view the performance vs. the off the court issues Rose has faced in the past? Later, Tom Chorske joins to talk Wild.
Mackey joins the show to start the hour and it's more talk on Derrick Rose's 50-point game for the Wolves. Then Tom Pelissero of NFL Network joins to discuss the latest around the league. Later, Glen Taylor joined Doogie's Scoop podcast and the guys discuss his comments on the Jimmy Butler situation.
Matthew Coller joins for the Football Hour, and talks about a new article for the website he has on Tecmo Bowl. The conversation then ventures further into the impact of football video games like Madden and NFL Blitz. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Wednesday, October 31st
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell, with the news that Jimmy Butler is going to sit out another game for the Wolves tonight against Utah. Doogie joins with scoops on that situation, and also Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic also checks in with more perspective.
Mackey joins for hour 2 and the guys talk more on Jimmy Butler sitting out tonight's Wolves game. Phil poses the question; What exactly is the end game here for Tom Thibodeau, Jimmy Butler or for Glen Taylor? Also, Stan Van Gundy had some comments on Karl-Anthony Towns during the Dan Le Batard Show, and callers also weigh in. Then it's a final recap of the Minnesota Sports Dysfunctional Bracket.
Matthew Coller joins for the Football Hour to break down the Vikings/Lions matchup and other Vikings matters. Then Manny has another random sports memory moment. Later, Rich Gannon checks in to talk Vikings, the play of young quarterbacks around the league, and also the continued dysfunction of the Cleveland Browns. The guys then Wrap with Reusse.
Tuesday, October 30th
Matthew Coller and ESPN's Courtney Cronin join for the Football Hour to discuss all the NFL deadline deals, the Vikings loss to the Saints along with their upcoming matchup with the Lions. Later, Judd and Manny Wrap with Reusse.
Judd and Manny start with the opening bell, breaking down a crazy and unusual NFL trade deadline and Timberwolves discussion after their win over the Lakers. Later, it's Manny's 4-Deep Thoughts on the last few days in sports, and a check in on the Minnesota Sports Dysfunctional Bracket.
Mackey joins and the hour starts with world renowned poker player Chris Moneymaker as he shares his story on his rise to the top of the world of poker. Later, Mike Golic Jr. joins for discussion on the NFL trade deadline and other storylines surrounding the league.
Monday, October 29th
Judd and Manny react to the Vikings loss to the Saints, and discuss the post game comments from Mike Zimmer, Kirk Cousins, Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen. Later, Courtney Cronin joins with more reaction from the game. Judd also dives into Packer Ventline after Green Bay's loss to the Rams.
Mackey joins and wonders if Judd really believes the Vikings ship is sinking after their loss to the Saints. The guys then dive more into Kirk Cousins' post game comments and some of the play calls and decisions made throughout the game. Also, it's more Packer Ventline
Matthew Coller joins for the football hour, taking issue with the idea that the Vikings loss to the Saints was solely on two big turnovers. Then it's more talk on Kirk Cousins' performance and whether or not he should be taking more responsibility for the Vikings mistakes. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Friday, October 26th
Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune joins for the start of the show, as the news breaks that Everson Griffen is likely to play Sunday for the Vikings. Then Reusse joins for a brief moment to explain the "Stepien Rule" in the NBA. Doogie joins for a few scoops on the Wolves, Gophers and Twins.
Matthew Coller joins to start the hour as it's an extra Football Hour for the day. How much of an effect will the Vikings injuries on defense have against the Saints on Sunday? Tom Pelissero of NFL Network checks in to discuss the Vikings/Saints matchup, and later, PFF's Sam Monson offers analysis on the game.
Matthew Coller is still in with Judd and Manny to talk more on the Vikings/Saints matchup. Also Sage Rosenfels joins and Judd asks him if the Vikings would've won that '09 NFC Title game if the roughing the passer rules were more heavily enforced back then. Later, the guys check in on the Dysfunctional Bracket and they Wrap with Reusse.
Thursday, October 25th
What does Lou Nanne think of Judd's idea to use Alex Stalock as the Wild's goalie in 3-on-3? Which North Stars goalie might have been the best handling the puck? Who would start for the North Stars if 3-on-3 overtime existed back in the day and what does Lou think of offside challenges? Find out in this episode of the Louie Podcast, and also hear his favorite story about former teammate J.P. Parise.
The show starts with The Twins introductory press conference for new Manager Rocco Baldelli. Judd and Manny react, and also Derek Wetmore weighs in.
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times joins Mackey and Judd to start the hour to talk about the Twins hiring of Rocco Baldelli as Manager. Later the guys offer more of their thoughts on the hire and callers weigh in.
New Twins manager Rocco Baldelli joins the show to talk his hiring; There's a new Jimmy Butler trade wrinkle and the fellas wrap the show with Patrick Reusse with his take on the Twins' new hiring.
Wednesday, October 24th
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell and discuss more on Everson Griffen's return to the Vikings. Is this a unique situation? Then Mike Triplett, who covers the Saints for ESPN joins to talk about this Sunday's matchup. Then Roy Smalley checks in to talk about the World Series and the Twins managerial search.
Mackey joins for hour 2 and the guys start with more talk on Everson Griffen's return to the Vikings. Then the guys have a Pecking Order on the most boring Minnesota athletes in history. Later, Dan Hayes of The Athletic joins for an update on the Twins managerial search. Also, how did Ryan Pressly have even more success after leaving the Twins?
Matthew Coller joins to start the Football to talk Vikings and Saints, and later Rich Gannon checks in for talk on that and much more around the NFL. Mackey, Judd and Manny then spend some time discussing what has happened to the Jaguars, and then it's time to Wrap with Reusse.
Patrick Reusse joined Mackey & Judd to talk about the pace of play in baseball and also Gopher Football's struggles with attendance.
Tuesday, October 23rd
Judd and Manny start with the Opening Bell, discussing the Timberwolves win over the Pacers and how well the bench played, specifically rookie Josh Okogie. Also, Judd has a theory on what the Wild should do in every overtime game. Manny has his 4-deep thoughts on the weekend in sports, and the guys then rant on the Gopher Football team's performance against Nebraska.
Mackey joins the show to start the hour and sparks the conversation on the Gophers loss to Nebraska. Is there fair cause for concern or should everyone pump the brakes? Later, Mike Golic Jr. joins to talk NFL and even a little college football.
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin join for the Football Hour and big news involving the Vikings breaks during the first segment. Everson Griffin is returning to team activities this week. Coller and Cronin discuss that and more Vikings topics. Later Judd and Manny wrap with Reusse.
Monday, October 22nd
Judd and Manny recap the Vikings' win over the Jets, and are also wondering about the odd moments from the broadcast team. Later, Courtney Cronin joins with her thoughts on the game.
Mackey joins the show and wonders if Judd and Manny are being too nitpicky and negative on Kirk Cousins. Also there's more talk on the odd broadcast, and also, how big is this Sunday's game with the Saints?
Matthew Coller joins for the Football Hour and it's more discussion on the Vikings win over the Jets. Coller weighs in on the Cousins debate the guys had last hour. Is Cousins being fairly or unfarily criticized? Later the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Mackey & Judd ask Reusse about his thoughts on the Twins managerial search, Eduardo Escobar re-signing with Arizona. Also, how would former Twins manager Gene Mauch handle today's Baseball power structure?
Friday, October 19th
Judd and Manny start with the opening bell and speculate on what tonight's home opener for the Wolves will look like, and later, Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic joins for more on that. Chris Singleton of ESPN checks in to talk about the MLB Playoffs.
Mackey joins for Hour 2 and the guys figured, with the Jimmy Butler saga happening right now with the Timberwolves, what are some of the other dysfunctional moments in Minnesota sports history?
Matthew Coller joins to start the Football Hour, then Sage Rosenfels joins to talk Journeymen quarterbacks, and the Vikings matchup with the Jets. Later, the guys wrap with Reusse.
Thursday, October 18th
Lou Nanne tells a little-known fact about the North Stars name, gives us a few former North Stars who would thrive in today's NHL, discusses whether it's fair to compare players from different eras and gives a plan for how hockey on TV could be improved. Join Louie and Judd Zulgad for the second Lou Nanne podcast.
Matthew Coller from 1500-ESPN.com joins Mackey and Judd for the football hour. Later on, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero joins the show. The fellas wrap the show with Reusse who has a bone to pick with Joe West.
The Star Tribune's Chip Scoggins is in studio with Judd and Manny for this hour, and they spend most of the hour talking Timberwolves after their opening loss in San Antonio. The narrative is now that things are on the positive side despite the loss, but Judd is baffled at that idea. Later, it's a check in on Gopher Football.
Mackey joins the show and Brian Windhorst of ESPN is on to talk more about the Jimmy Butler/Timberwolves situation. Windy thinks this is a tough situation for the Wolves, but they do still have some leverage. Later, it's Manny's 4 Deep Thoughts on the Wolves opening night loss. Then MN United coach Adrian Heath joins to talk about their season and Sunday's final match at TCF Bank Stadium.
Wednesday, October 17th
Judd and Manny examine the Wolves as their season opens tonight, and Manny is fired up over some quotes from Glen Taylor in the latest Sid column. Doogie later joins for some scoops, primarily involving the Wolves.
Mackey joins and it's more talk on the Wolves. Judd wants to know what an All-Time Wolves Dysfunction team would look like. Later, Jace Frederick of the Pioneer Press and Twincities.com joins to talk about what could happen if things go well for the Wolves at the start of the season.
Matthew Coller joins for the Football hour with notes on the Vikings and their upcoming matchup with the Jets. Rich Gannon then checks in to chat about all the offenses around the league and why so many young quarterbacks are having early success. Mackey then tests Manny's knowledge on a random NFL team from 1998. The guys then Wrap with Reusse.
Tuesday, October 16th
Judd and Manny get things going with the Opening Bell, and discuss another game winning drive by Aaron Rodgers. Also Channel 5's Chris Long joins the show and he and Judd are fired up over the issues surrounding the Wild. Later, Jonathan Hood of Sirius XM NBA joins to offer his perspective on Jimmy Butler and Tom Thibodeau's status with the Timberwolves.
Mackey joins the show and the guys start the hour talking more about Aaron Rodgers' comeback against the Niners and more NFL and NBA talk. Why are those leagues continuing to be so popular? Later, Mike Golic Jr. joins to discuss more stories around the NFL.
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin join for the Football Hour and talk all things Vikings, including Kirk Cousins' performance thus far, the injury to Mike Hughes, and much more. Later, they Wrap with Reusse.
Monday, October 15th
Judd and Manny spend the hour talking about the Vikings win against the Cardinals. The running game was strong, the defense looked better, but is there still concern over Kirk Cousins' fumbling issues? Kevin Seifert of ESPN joins to talk about that and other NFL topics.
Mackey joins the show and the guys talk about Case Keenum's struggles with the Broncos and why Kirk Cousins has been an upgrade for the Vikings. Phil poses the question though: Can you win a Super Bowl with Cousins? Later, it's more Jimmy Butler/Timberwolves talk as Butler has shown up again at Wolves practice and expects to play in the opener.
Matthew Coller joins for the Football Hour with a recap of the Vikings win over Arizona, and also Courtney Cronin of ESPN checks in with analysis of the game. Later, the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Friday, October 12th
Matthew Coller and Sage Rosenfels join Mackey & Judd live to discuss the upcoming Vikings v. Cardinals match up and other news around the NFL.
PLUS: The Wrap with Reusse LIVE in studio!
Tom Thibodeau is now blaming the media for the drama surrounding the Wolves, and Judd is now convinced that Thibs is no longer competent to run the franchise. Jon Krawczynski of the Athletic joins to discuss all things surrounding the story, and later, Channel 5's Chris Long joins the show.
Mackey joins the show and the guys talk more Wolves and Jimmy Butler, and have their Write That Down predictions. Callers also weigh in on the subject.
Thursday, October 11th
Lou Nanne talks with Judd and tells some of his favorite hockey stories, including one he has never told until now, and explains how he ended up playing a key role in the NHL-WHA merger.
Judd and Manny are joined by the Star Tribune's Chip Scoggins for the whole hour, as they continue to discuss the Jimmy Butler drama surrounding the Timberwolves.
Mackey joins the show and the guys spend the hour talking more about the Jimmy Butler saga with the Wolves and taking your phone calls.
Matthew Coller joins for the Football Hour to talk about how a video game compares to Mike Zimmer's scheming. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network joins to break down the Vikings and the rest of the NFC. Later we hear from Bob in Pennsylvania, and the guys then Wrap with Reusse.
Mackey & Judd wrapped with Reusse today, and they talk more on the Jimmy Butler situation with the Timberwolves. Is it Mark Wahlberg's fault?
Wednesday, October 10th
Jimmy Butler showed up at Timberwolves practice, and let's just say it was interesting to say the least. Judd and Manny break it down, and later Doogie stops by the weigh in on the situation.
Mackey joins the show for Hour 2 and it's more talk on Jimmy Butler's blow up at Timberwolves practice today. The guys take calls from listeners on the topic.
Matthew Coller joins for the Football Hour to talk Vikings and the matchup with the Arizona Cardinals coming up on Sunday. Then Rich Gannon joins to discuss leadership in sports and other NFL topics. Then it's more on the Jimmy Butler blow up at Wolves practice and the guys Wrap with Reusse.
Patrick Reusse joined Mackey, Judd and Manny to discuss Jimmy Butler's blowup at Wolves practice today, and Reusse believes it was all calculated by Butler.
Tuesday, October 9th
Judd and Manny kick off with the Opening Bell, with talk on the Vikings, Wild, and Wolves. Are the Vikings the only hope in town right now for a winner? Later the guys talk some Gopher Football, and Manny has his 4-Deep Thoughts on the weekend in sports.
ESPN's Chris Singleton joins to start hour 2 with talk of the MLB Playoffs, and Angel Hernandez' umpiring. Later in the hour, Matthew Coller joins and Mike Golic Jr. talks NFL. There's also Timberwolves talk with the continued Jimmy Butler Saga.
Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin are in for the whole hour talking Vikings. Later, Judd and Manny Wrap with Reusse.
Patrick Reusse joined Judd and Manny to talk MLB Playoffs and Angel Hernandez' rough night at Yankee Stadium in game 3 of the Red Sox/Yankees series, and Pat also talks Butler and Timberwolves rumors.
Monday, October 8th
Judd and Manny spend the hour talking about the Vikings' win in Philly on Sunday, and how good Kirk Cousins and the receivers have played. Later, Kevin Seifert of ESPN joins to talk about the slew of roughing the passer penalties being called around the NFL.