NBA analyst David Thorpe, Hopkins junior Kerwin Walton, East Ridge trio; Butler info and Twins managerial search (ep. 179)

With the NBA season now underway it’s the perfect time for a basketball heavy Scoop podcast! NBA analyst David Thorpe is on the episode today to talk Wolves as well as other NBA topics. We…


Why Thielen and Diggs’ draft status still matters (and Marshawn stories) (ep. 389)

Matthew Coller and former NFL wide receiver Donald Jones get together again to talk about Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs’ rise to stardom. Why are undrafted players driven differently than guys who were drafted? How…


Style points: Paul Molitor vs. P.J. Fleck as Major League manager candidates

Which MLB manager candidates should the Twins be interested in? What will be different between Paul Molitor and the next manager in Minnesota? Jake Depue joins the podcast to discuss the Twins’ manager search, and…


Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings Numbers & News feat. Darren Wolfson + Eric Eager (ep. 642)
Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings Numbers & News feat. Darren Wolfson + Eric Eager (ep. 642)

Darren “Doogie” Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP) of The Scoop Podcast swings in to chat about Minnesota Fightin’ Vikings injuries and a (not so?) surprising name that could be added to the roster to fill Mike Hughes’ spot. Plus…


A 2017-style win for the Vikings (ep 388)

Matthew Coller and former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels talk about the Vikings’ run-and-play-defense win over the Arizona Cardinals. Why was Mike Zimmer’s defense able to confuse Josh Rosen? What should we make of Anthony Barr’s…


Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings-Cardinals Recap - Captain Adamerica (ep. 641)
Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings-Cardinals Recap (ep. 641)

The Minnesota Fightin’ Vikings took care of business Sunday at Historic US Bank Stadium deep frying the Apathetic Arizona Cardinals. We dive into the winners, losers, and injuries (sad face) of the game that was.…


Vikings now set up to rise in NFC North (ep 388)

Matthew Coller and Judd Zulgad talk about the Vikings’ solid win over the Arizona Cardinals. What did it mean to get the running game in order? Why did the defense look like themselves again? How…


Vikings return home to beat the Cardinals (Week 6, 2018)

The Vikings returned home for the first time since the Buffalo loss and put in an all-around good effort for a 27-17 win over the Cardinals. The big win led to you, the listener, calling…


Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings-Cardinals Preview: Bird Killing Glass feat. Jordan Reid + Blake Allen Murphy (ep. 640)
Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings-Cardinals Preview: Bird Killing Glass feat. Jordan Reid + Blake Allen Murphy (ep. 640)

The Minnesota Fightin’ Vikings look to start a winning streak Sunday at Historic US Bank Stadium (aka Bird Killing Thunderdome) as the Apathetic Arizona Cardinals roll into town. Jordan Reid (@JReidNFL) of Inside The Pylon swings in…


Ep 124: Jimmy’s interview with Rachel Nichols/Where do the Wolves go from here?

Derek James and Manny Hill discuss Jimmy Butler’s interview with Rachel Nichols after Wednesday’s practice, and why things just haven’t worked out with Butler since he arrived to Minnesota. Is Jimmy’s personality just not a…


Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings are Champions of the Sun feat. Emory Hunt + #VikesOverBeers! (ep. 639)
Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings are Champions of the Sun feat. Emory Hunt + #VikesOverBeers! (ep. 639)

Longtime Friend of the Program Emory Hunt (@FBallGameplan), college football color commentator on ESPN3 and writer for The Athletic, rejoins the show to talk about the elevated play of Kirk Cousins, how the Minnesota Fightin’ Vikings can…


Bobby Marks on the Wolves circus, Adam Thielen’s trainer Ryan Englebert, and St. Thomas coach Glenn Caruso (ep. 178)

Wow! What a couple days it’s been for Wolves fans. Doogie is joined by ESPN’s Bobby Marks to discuss the circus surrounding the Wolves and Jimmy Butler. also, Doogie adds in his thoughts on the…


There’s podcasts for that. This is not one of them; Man United comeback, City/Liverpool stalemate, Arsenal looked fun (ep. 112)

The City/Liverpool match didn’t necessarily live up to expectations so John and Stephen are back to make up for that, or at least try. The weekend of Premier League action was plentiful giving the boys…


Purple Live 10/9: Did the Vikings fix their issues in Philadelphia?

Matthew Coller and Courtney Cronin discuss the Vikings win in Philadelpia and look ahead to next week’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. Also Doug Farrar of USA TODAY joins to discuss how offenses around the…


How will the Vikings slow Josh Rosen? (ep 387)

Matthew Coller and former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels dive into Josh Rosen’s game. What did Sage see from Rosen when he was coming out in the draft? What do we know about the NFC North?…


Breaking down why Thielen and Diggs are unstoppable (ep 387)

Matthew Coller and former NFL wide receiver Donald Jones go in-depth on Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs’ excellence. What makes them great route runners? How does intelligence factor into their success? Who are the best…


Purple FTW! Podcast: Not Scrubs feat. Sam Monson and Nick Olson (ep. 638)
Purple FTW! Podcast: Not Scrubs feat. Sam Monson and Nick Olson (ep. 638)

Sam Monson (@PFF_Sam) of Pro Football Focus rejoins the show to break down Minnesota Fightin’ Vikings grades, talk up the greatness of Adam Thielen, and I ask him if Kirk Cousins is a legit MVP…


Did the Vikings badly outplay the Eagles? (ep. 386)

Matthew Coller and former NFL quarterback Sage Rosenfels talk about Drew Brees becoming the all-time leading passer in NFL history, what a quality control coach does, why Kirk Cousins is so excellent at play-action, the…


Purple FTW! Podcast: Bigger Birds to Fry feat. Darren Wolfson (ep. 637)
Purple FTW! Podcast: Bigger Birds to Fry feat. Darren Wolfson (ep. 637)

The Minnesota Fightin’ Vikings leveled off the season at 2-2-1 getting a big time road win in Philadelphia Sunday afternoon at The Linc. To recap the game, we brought in Friend of the Program  emeritus Darren “Doogie”…


Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings-Eagles Recap (ep. 636)
Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings-Eagles Recap – Back In Black (ep. 636)

The Minnesota Fightin’ Vikings got redemption for the 38-7 NFC Championship Game debacle by gutting out an impressive win late Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. The win keeps the Vikings in the early wild card conversation…


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