Mackey & Judd

Judd Zulgad is a former Minnesota Vikings beat writer, lifetime beer connoisseur and part-time sports conspiracy theorist. Phil Mackey is a former Minnesota Twins beat writer, full-time professional wrestling geek and unofficial ambassador for robot umpires. Find them talking all things Minnesota sports (Vikings, Twins, Timberwolves, Wild, Gophers, Lynx). Part of the SKOR North network.

Latest Episodes

Flagrant Howls: Rudy Gobert’s BIGGEST game of the season for Minnesota Timberwolves!

Phil Mackey and Kyle Theige dive into Rudy Gobert’s biggest game of the season for the Minnesota Timberwolves! 20 boards and a huge, game-sealing block in the 4th quarter. D’Angelo Russell went off in the 4th quarter as well, and after the game he had some interesting things to say about Anthony Edwards’ leadership. Plus, what will KAT’s role be when he returns? And Phil and Kyle dive into the (negative) comments section!

Minnesota Vikings scoops on Christian Darrisaw, Cam Dantzler and more

Minnesota Vikings scoops on Christian Darrisaw, Cam Dantzler, the illness going around the Vikings locker room; PJ Fleck’s new contract with the Gophers and latest Minnesota Twins scoops; (29:00) Minnesota Timberwolves with a big win over the Pacers and the nucleus is starting to click but is Anthony Edwards the clear cut leader of this team and olf Tweets Exposed.

JHS: Minnesota Wild LOSE to Calgary Flames

Minnesota Wild LOSE to Calgary Flames in a pathetic performance; Wild’s penalty kill hurts them; Matt Dumba with a big game and is his game trending in the right direction; Matt Boldy needs more help; What’s the Wild plan with Rossi when he comes back; How much help will Ryan Hartman bring.

2022 Minnesota Vikings create their own luck

The Minnesota Vikings are being deemed as frauds but their strength of schedule suggests otherwise; Vikings being gifted by the karma gods; (23:00) Randy Vikes 69 stud stable after a win over the New York Jets; Judd’s pecking order of the best first-year coaches in Minnesota sports involving Bruce Boudreau, Kevin O’Connell, Chris Finch and more

Minnesota Twins scoops on Carlos Correa

Minnesota Twins scoops on Carlos Correa’s next contract; would the Twins trade Luis Arraez for pitching help and other Twins free agency news; Plus latest scoops on the Timberwolves, Vikings and more.

Flagrant Howls: Will things get better for Minnesota Timberwolves?

Phil Mackey and Kyle Theige dive into some of the good and bad trends through the first 25% of the schedule — the first 25% of the Rudy Gobert era – of Timberwolves basketball. Plus, why are the Wolves racking up so many technical fouls? What role could Wendell Moore serve moving forward? And why won’t the Wolves give Luka Garza a chance??

The Minnesota Vikings are SITUATIONAL masters

The Minnesota Vikings were situational masters in their win over the New York Jets; Justin Jefferson’s a difference maker even when he has a “quiet” day; Why the Vikings should be taking notes from the 2009 Saints defense; Vikings with a big day against another good defense; Why Vikings defense in the first half is the blueprint; Jalen Reagor should be utilized more; (29:00) Greg Joseph finally delivers and make his kicks; Vikings are now playing with house money with the rest of their schedule; Can the Vikings break the streak of NFC title game loses and more Vikings statements.