The Scoop with Doogie

The Scoop is a SKOR North podcast hosted by Darren "Doogie" Wolfson from 5 Eyewitness News, who shares his inside knowledge and opinions on what's happening with the Minnesota Vikings, Twins, Timberwolves, Wild, Gophers and Lynx. Find The Scoop at

Latest Episodes

Payton Willis, Mike Jones, Ade Murkey, and Tim Connelly (ep. 389)

Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson leads off this new episode of The Scoop with his latest notes on the Wolves, Vikings, and Twins before getting to conversations. Guests include former Gopher Payton Willis (9:48), future Stanford guard Mike Jones (22:14), Stockton Kings guard Ade Murkey (29:33), and Joe Schmit’s recent talk with Wolves boss Tim Connelly (45:27).

Ryan McDonough, Bobby Marks, Jordan McLaughlin, and Craig McDonald (ep.388)

Back for another episode, Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson brings you an interview only show for this Sunday edition of The Scoop. Guests include former Suns GM Ryan McDonough on the Wolves hiring Tim Connelly (5:26), ESPN’s Bobby Marks on the Timberwolves hiring Tim Connelly (30:37), Jordan McLaughlin on earning master’s degree, the Wolves’ season, and more (49:56), and Minneapolis native Craig McDonald on leaving Iowa St. to play safety for Auburn (1:08:25).

Lou Nanne, Taurus Samuels, Mark Coyle, PJ Fleck, Ben Johnson, Hugh McCutcheon, and Erin Chastain (ep. 387)

Back for another episode of The Scoop, Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson cracks open his latest notes on the Wolves before getting into conversations. Guests on the show include Minnesota hockey legend Lou Nanne to discuss the Wild (8:28) and Gophers basketball commit Taurus Samuels talking about his move to Minnesota (20:01). Doogie was able to catch up with the Gophers Coach Caravan recently where he spoke with Athletics Director Mark Coyle (32:31), football coach PJ Fleck (36:32), men’s basketball coach Ben Johnson (40:37), volleyball coach Hugh McCutcheon (44:39), and soccer coach Erin Chastain (48:31).

Sachin Gupta, Jalen Nailor, Ben Carlson, Martin Owusu, and Mike Guentzel (ep. 386)

Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson is back for another episode of The Scoop on this Mother’s Day, jam-packed with conversations after some brief notes. Guests include Wolves VP Sachin Gupta (5:08), Vikings draft pick Jalen Nailor (32:30), Ben Carlson on leaving the Badgers for Utah (43:43), Martin Owusu on committing to the Gophers (56:17), and Arizona pro scout Mike Guentzel on the Wild/Blues series (1:05:18).

Rick Spielman, Tyler Conklin, Sara Scalia, and Destinee Oberg (ep. 385)

Back for another edition of The Scoop, Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson welcomes on a handful of guests to this new episode. Guests include former Vikings GM Rick Spielman who previews this week’s NFL Draft and looks back on his time in Minnesota (2:32), Jets TE Tyler Conklin on leaving for the Jets and his time with the Vikings (34:06), Sara Scalia on leaving the Gophers for Indiana (45:22), and Burnsville native Destinee Oberg on the decision to leave Arkansas to join the Gophers (57:11).

Brian Windhorst, Jim Kaat, Dawson Garcia, Ta’Lon Cooper, and Kyler Baugh (ep. 384)

Some notes from Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson on the NFL draft and local basketball players before getting to interviews. Guests include ESPN’s Brian Windhorst on the Wolves (5:04), Hall of Famer Jim Kaat on his new book and more (33:05), Dawson Garcia on coming to play for Gophers (1:12:17), Ta’Lon Cooper on coming to the Gophers (1:19:44), and DT Kyler Baugh on joining Gophers through transfer portal (1:32:00).

Cole Aldrich and Sarah Bacon (ep. 383)

Back for another episode of The Scoop, Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson unloads his bag of notes and touches on the Vikings, Twins, Wolves, and Gophers before getting into conversations. Guests include former Timberwolves center Cole Aldrich on the Wolves and Kansas playing for the national championship (17:30), and Gophers diver Sarah Bacon (1:02:12).

Chris Gimenez, Justin Gominsky, Michael Pierce, Matt Waletzko, and Tre Holloman (ep. 382)

Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson is back for another episode of The Scoop and this one is jam packed with notes and interviews. Doogie dives into his latest notes on the Vikings, Twins, Wild, and Wolves before getting to conversations. Guests include former Twin Chris Gimenez, now MLB Network Radio host, on Carlos Correa and other Twins talkers (9:45), former Gopher Justin Gominsky on Carlos Correa, a friend and former teammate in the Astros’ minor league system (28:48), Michael Pierce on Vikings release and signing with Ravens (40:38), Cold Spring native and NFL Draft prospect Matt Waletzko on preparing for the draft (51:17), and Cretin-Derham Hall’s Tre Holloman on the state tournament and joining Michigan State (1:11:43).

Glen Taylor (ep. 381)

This shortened episode of The Scoop packs a heavy punch, Darren ‘Doogie’ Wolfson has a one-on-one chat with Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx owner Glen Taylor about the team’s recent success, a look behind the scenes, the future of the franchises, and more.