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    Noooo, we don’t need more people on the North Shore… They will last until the winter lol.

    This Midwest city is becoming a safe haven for climate refugees

    https://www.cnn.com/videos/world/2021/04/12/where-to-live-climate-change-orig-me.cnn

    An interesting story, but I noticed that the author really glanced over the climate migrant shift of those from the upper midwest to the south. It would be interesting to see a study done on what that ratio is to the ones moving to the upper midwest to escape the coastal climate issues. My guess would be much higher of us moving there than them moving here. Like you said, give them until winter. My sister who lives in the valley in LA will never visit in winter, I told her that she didn’t need to go out of her way to visit just for me! :mrgreen:

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    Get used to it. There will be more people EVERYWHERE at the rate humans continue to reproduce. They have to go somewhere. 😆

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    Get used to it. There will be more people EVERYWHERE at the rate humans continue to reproduce. They have to go somewhere. 😆

    They still won’t want to live in Grand Forks.

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    Orion wrote:


    Cowgirl wrote:


    Get used to it. There will be more people EVERYWHERE at the rate humans continue to reproduce. They have to go somewhere. 😆

    They still won’t want to live in Grand Forks.


    Or St Cloud

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      I recall the 96.3 and 97.1 changing formats but was surprised to hear then whole driving today.

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      gopherguy06 wrote:


      I recall the 96.3 and 97.1 changing formats but was surprised to hear then whole driving today.

      I have to reset all my “favorites” in my car. Grrr. (The Christian stations)

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      gopherguy06 wrote:


      I recall the 96.3 and 97.1 changing formats but was surprised to hear then whole driving today.

      I have to reset all my “favorites” in my car. Grrr. (The Christian stations)

      Yep I had to do that today too.

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      Laffer will be on BTP on Saturday.

      [media]https://twitter.com/RadioFalness/status/1383054899366166529[/media]

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      Yeah… I do not need any mention of the the big trial here. Just not worth it.

      Posts removed.

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      Turner Sports gets the other part of the NHL package. It will be interesting if they develop a pregame show similar to their basketball show and how many of the current NBC hockey people end up there.

      [media]https://twitter.com/TurnerSportsPR/status/1387059208919547917[/media]

      [media]https://twitter.com/richarddeitsch/status/1387059234161012740[/media]

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        Gerby to be on Burrito right now

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          With Bally’s is it possible for the Twinkies,Wild,Timberwolves to either get Bally’s to resume coverage on the providers that FSN had before the purchase, or null and void their current contract with Bally’s

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          gopher6 wrote:


          With Bally’s is it possible for the Twinkies,Wild,Timberwolves to either get Bally’s to resume coverage on the providers that FSN had before the purchase, or null and void their current contract with Bally’s

          I was told it’s just a name change, nothing will change with coverage.

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            But why since name change so many people not able to watch their teams on there local tv other then Comcast?

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            This is all on the owner Sinclair.

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            Jupiter wrote:


            This is all on the owner Sinclair.

            Correct. Bally’s simply has the naming rights Nothing else.

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            gopher6 wrote:


            With Bally’s is it possible for the Twinkies,Wild,Timberwolves to either get Bally’s to resume coverage on the providers that FSN had before the purchase, or null and void their current contract with Bally’s


            No. Sinclair Broadcasting owns Ballys. Sinclair is the one not negotiating with the various TV providers.

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              gopher6 wrote:


              With Bally’s is it possible for the Twinkies,Wild,Timberwolves to either get Bally’s to resume coverage on the providers that FSN had before the purchase, or null and void their current contract with Bally’s


              No. Sinclair Broadcasting owns Ballys. Sinclair is the one not negotiating with the various TV providers.


              Ok back to original question can’t they all team up and void the contract with Sinclair?

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              gopher6 wrote:


              Beauner wrote:


              gopher6 wrote:


              With Bally’s is it possible for the Twinkies,Wild,Timberwolves to either get Bally’s to resume coverage on the providers that FSN had before the purchase, or null and void their current contract with Bally’s


              No. Sinclair Broadcasting owns Ballys. Sinclair is the one not negotiating with the various TV providers.


              Ok back to original question can’t they all team up and void the contract with Sinclair?

              And then what? Who do the teams go to to broadcast their games? I’m going to bet there’s pretty ironclad language in those contracts. The fact is that BSN is available on some services just not as many as people would like (myself included).

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              Zwak wrote:


              gopher6 wrote:


              Beauner wrote:


              gopher6 wrote:


              With Bally’s is it possible for the Twinkies,Wild,Timberwolves to either get Bally’s to resume coverage on the providers that FSN had before the purchase, or null and void their current contract with Bally’s


              No. Sinclair Broadcasting owns Ballys. Sinclair is the one not negotiating with the various TV providers.


              Ok back to original question can’t they all team up and void the contract with Sinclair?

              And then what? Who do the teams go to to broadcast their games? I’m going to bet there’s pretty ironclad language in those contracts. The fact is that BSN is available on some services just not as many as people would like (myself included).

              Precisely. Their options are:

              1) Stay with Sinclair/Bally’s – at least they’re still being televised, just not on the streaming services.

              2) Break the contract, and have ZERO games televised.

              3) Break the contract and start their own network. Guaranteed, that option would cost MORE, and garner fewer sets of eyes than their current situation.

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              MNNavy wrote:


              Zwak wrote:


              gopher6 wrote:


              Beauner wrote:


              gopher6 wrote:


              With Bally’s is it possible for the Twinkies,Wild,Timberwolves to either get Bally’s to resume coverage on the providers that FSN had before the purchase, or null and void their current contract with Bally’s


              No. Sinclair Broadcasting owns Ballys. Sinclair is the one not negotiating with the various TV providers.


              Ok back to original question can’t they all team up and void the contract with Sinclair?

              And then what? Who do the teams go to to broadcast their games? I’m going to bet there’s pretty ironclad language in those contracts. The fact is that BSN is available on some services just not as many as people would like (myself included).

              Precisely. Their options are:

              1) Stay with Sinclair/Bally’s – at least they’re still being televised, just not on the streaming services.

              2) Break the contract, and have ZERO games televised.

              3) Break the contract and start their own network. Guaranteed, that option would cost MORE, and garner fewer sets of eyes than their current situation.

              And, of course, I can pretty much guarantee that if they actually can break that contract, there would be some hefty penalties involved, so even more costs.

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              The Twins tried option 3. It flopped.

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              With some searching you can find a free stream and they don’t have the technology yet to block it. But I don’t put the effort in to even look for them anymore. If they looked at the entire league how would teams survive in down years? It’s so short sighted. I’m reduced to bandwagon fan status, if the Wild make it to national coverage then I’ll watch.

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              Norm wrote:


              The Twins tried option 3. It flopped.

              Yeah Victory Sports One lasted all of 190 days. Launched Halloween 2003 and shut down May 8, 2004. They tried to copy what the Yankees did with YES Network but were charging more than any of the major cable or satellite provider would carry.

              They immediately re-signed a deal with FSN and have remained with them since.

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              Ah, give me the days of Midwest Sports Channel with pre-game analysis, special interest stories, and post game interviews with players and coaches.

              Watching Gopher hockey on the Big10 Network by comparison just sucks. They more often than not start the game late, cutting right into game play 5 minutes into the first period and when the game ends, it’s like somebody tripped over power cord. They can’t break away fast enough.

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              Ah, give me the days of Midwest Sports Channel with pre-game analysis, special interest stories, and post game interviews with players and coaches.

              Watching Gopher hockey on the Big10 Network by comparison just sucks. They more often than not start the game late, cutting right into game play 5 minutes into the first period and when the game ends, it’s like somebody tripped over power cord. They can’t break away fast enough.

              Big Ten network did a half hour pregame show before the badgers game for the tournament title. Did anyone watch it?? Probably not.

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              Ah, give me the days of Midwest Sports Channel with pre-game analysis, special interest stories, and post game interviews with players and coaches.

              Watching Gopher hockey on the Big10 Network by comparison just sucks. They more often than not start the game late, cutting right into game play 5 minutes into the first period and when the game ends, it’s like somebody tripped over power cord. They can’t break away fast enough.


              I do not recall MSC doing much of this, but I know that FSN did a TON of it back in the day.

              You need to realize that the B10 Network has A LOT more to cover than just one market and a handful of sports like FSN/BSN does. So they have very little flexibility compared to FSN/BSN. Starting late, cutting away… That is the deal when you have a national network with tons of different sports covering 14 schools.

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              Jupiter wrote:


              streakygopher wrote:


              Ah, give me the days of Midwest Sports Channel with pre-game analysis, special interest stories, and post game interviews with players and coaches.

              Watching Gopher hockey on the Big10 Network by comparison just sucks. They more often than not start the game late, cutting right into game play 5 minutes into the first period and when the game ends, it’s like somebody tripped over power cord. They can’t break away fast enough.


              I do not recall MSC doing much of this, but I know that FSN did a TON of it back in the day.

              You need to realize that the B10 Network has A LOT more to cover than just one market and a handful of sports like FSN/BSN does. So they have very little flexibility compared to FSN/BSN. Starting late, cutting away… That is the deal when you have a national network with tons of different sports covering 14 schools.


              I understand the commitments the Big10 has. I just liked the old days of more coverage – and local coverage – better. :wink:

              You could be right that FSN did it more in the beginning, but I thought MSC did too.

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              streakygopher wrote:


              Jupiter wrote:


              streakygopher wrote:


              Ah, give me the days of Midwest Sports Channel with pre-game analysis, special interest stories, and post game interviews with players and coaches.

              Watching Gopher hockey on the Big10 Network by comparison just sucks. They more often than not start the game late, cutting right into game play 5 minutes into the first period and when the game ends, it’s like somebody tripped over power cord. They can’t break away fast enough.


              I do not recall MSC doing much of this, but I know that FSN did a TON of it back in the day.

              You need to realize that the B10 Network has A LOT more to cover than just one market and a handful of sports like FSN/BSN does. So they have very little flexibility compared to FSN/BSN. Starting late, cutting away… That is the deal when you have a national network with tons of different sports covering 14 schools.


              I understand the commitments the Big10 has. I just liked the old days of more coverage – and local coverage – better. :wink:

              You could be right that FSN did it more in the beginning, but I thought MSC did too.

              Those 1/2 hour pregame shows with interviews definitely made me feel a connection to the players.

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                Jupiter wrote:


                streakygopher wrote:


                Ah, give me the days of Midwest Sports Channel with pre-game analysis, special interest stories, and post game interviews with players and coaches.

                Watching Gopher hockey on the Big10 Network by comparison just sucks. They more often than not start the game late, cutting right into game play 5 minutes into the first period and when the game ends, it’s like somebody tripped over power cord. They can’t break away fast enough.


                I do not recall MSC doing much of this, but I know that FSN did a TON of it back in the day.

                You need to realize that the B10 Network has A LOT more to cover than just one market and a handful of sports like FSN/BSN does. So they have very little flexibility compared to FSN/BSN. Starting late, cutting away… That is the deal when you have a national network with tons of different sports covering 14 schools.


                They should start the 1st game of the day 1/2 hr or 1 hr earlier so the 2nd game can be shown without having coverage issues

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                gopher6 wrote:


                Jupiter wrote:


                streakygopher wrote:


                Ah, give me the days of Midwest Sports Channel with pre-game analysis, special interest stories, and post game interviews with players and coaches.

                Watching Gopher hockey on the Big10 Network by comparison just sucks. They more often than not start the game late, cutting right into game play 5 minutes into the first period and when the game ends, it’s like somebody tripped over power cord. They can’t break away fast enough.


                I do not recall MSC doing much of this, but I know that FSN did a TON of it back in the day.

                You need to realize that the B10 Network has A LOT more to cover than just one market and a handful of sports like FSN/BSN does. So they have very little flexibility compared to FSN/BSN. Starting late, cutting away… That is the deal when you have a national network with tons of different sports covering 14 schools.


                They should start the 1st game of the day 1/2 hr or 1 hr earlier so the 2nd game can be shown without having coverage issues

                And then the number of games they show will decrease, I get you probably don’t care about a Purdue-Northwestern basketball game but when it does a number 11 times higher than what a hockey game will get, your voice won’t matter until hockey actually gets better ratings than the Big Ten gymnastics meet.

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                gopher6 wrote:


                Jupiter wrote:


                streakygopher wrote:


                Ah, give me the days of Midwest Sports Channel with pre-game analysis, special interest stories, and post game interviews with players and coaches.

                Watching Gopher hockey on the Big10 Network by comparison just sucks. They more often than not start the game late, cutting right into game play 5 minutes into the first period and when the game ends, it’s like somebody tripped over power cord. They can’t break away fast enough.


                I do not recall MSC doing much of this, but I know that FSN did a TON of it back in the day.

                You need to realize that the B10 Network has A LOT more to cover than just one market and a handful of sports like FSN/BSN does. So they have very little flexibility compared to FSN/BSN. Starting late, cutting away… That is the deal when you have a national network with tons of different sports covering 14 schools.


                They should start the 1st game of the day 1/2 hr or 1 hr earlier so the 2nd game can be shown without having coverage issues

                I would be happy if they would just use the technology available to cater their programming to show games of regional interest. We all know the technology is available, because Fox and CBS do it all the time with the NFL.

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                MNNavy wrote:


                gopher6 wrote:


                Jupiter wrote:


                streakygopher wrote:


                Ah, give me the days of Midwest Sports Channel with pre-game analysis, special interest stories, and post game interviews with players and coaches.

                Watching Gopher hockey on the Big10 Network by comparison just sucks. They more often than not start the game late, cutting right into game play 5 minutes into the first period and when the game ends, it’s like somebody tripped over power cord. They can’t break away fast enough.


                I do not recall MSC doing much of this, but I know that FSN did a TON of it back in the day.

                You need to realize that the B10 Network has A LOT more to cover than just one market and a handful of sports like FSN/BSN does. So they have very little flexibility compared to FSN/BSN. Starting late, cutting away… That is the deal when you have a national network with tons of different sports covering 14 schools.


                They should start the 1st game of the day 1/2 hr or 1 hr earlier so the 2nd game can be shown without having coverage issues

                I would be happy if they would just use the technology available to cater their programming to show games of regional interest. We all know the technology is available, because Fox and CBS do it all the time with the NFL.

                It’s available, hell big ten network uses it for football, I’ve heard the cost is massive tho, so no chance they use an alternate channel for hockey, that would be amazing but it won’t happen.

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                  Norm wrote:


                  Those 1/2 hour pregame shows with interviews definitely made me feel a connection to the players.

                  Would you accept them making the radio pregame a little more video friendly and letting that be your pregame show? It’s what I listen to before every game.

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                  Nanne was on Barriero yesterday talking about how the Stars/Twins had their own network?? (Spectrum Sports??)Then Pohlad took over the Twins, Twins won world championship Pohlads first year, Stars missed playoffs and Pohlad bought out of the contract, Nanne said if he hadn’t done that the network would still be in business and would have the gophers and Timberwolves on it. Now I know Lou likes to talk, but still kinda interesting I thought.

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                  Laxref wrote:


                  Nanne was on Barriero yesterday talking about how the Stars/Twins had their own network?? (Spectrum Sports??)Then Pohlad took over the Twins, Twins won world championship Pohlads first year, Stars missed playoffs and Pohlad bought out of the contract, Nanne said if he hadn’t done that the network would still be in business and would have the gophers and Timberwolves on it. Now I know Lou likes to talk, but still kinda interesting I thought.

                  I remember Spectrum from back in the day (1983?). They broadcast the Stars games but I don’t remember Twins games. Spectrum eventually became channel 23.

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                  Laxref wrote:


                  Nanne said if he hadn’t done that the network would still be in business and would have the gophers and Timberwolves on it. Now I know Lou likes to talk, but still kinda interesting I thought.


                  Come on like anyone can know this

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                  Dumb question here. On the Bally Sports Roku App I have the choice of watching the “Channel Stream” or the “Game Stream”. What’s the difference?

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                  Vegoe wrote:


                  Norm wrote:


                  Those 1/2 hour pregame shows with interviews definitely made me feel a connection to the players.

                  Would you accept them making the radio pregame a little more video friendly and letting that be your pregame show? It’s what I listen to before every game.

                  Sure! I don’t think we can expect any more.

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                  Dumb question here. On the Bally Sports Roku App I have the choice of watching the “Channel Stream” or the “Game Stream”. What’s the difference?

                  Looks like it’s to be sure you get the whole game. Found this on Reddit:

                  “Channel Stream is your 24/7 live feed. The Channel Stream is regularly programmed feed, this includes games, events, and paid programming. Game Stream is a new feature that allows you to watch your team games in full from start to finish. The Game Stream allows you to watch without the worry of broadcasts cutting to their regularly scheduled programming. When there is a Live Game on the Channel Stream you will have the option to switch to the Game Stream to get the full experience.”

                  I am seeing some comments that their app on Roku needs help, with Audio/Video not synced and other issues.

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                  Steve MN wrote:


                  Zwak wrote:


                  Dumb question here. On the Bally Sports Roku App I have the choice of watching the “Channel Stream” or the “Game Stream”. What’s the difference?

                  Looks like it’s to be sure you get the whole game. Found this on Reddit:

                  “Channel Stream is your 24/7 live feed. The Channel Stream is regularly programmed feed, this includes games, events, and paid programming. Game Stream is a new feature that allows you to watch your team games in full from start to finish. The Game Stream allows you to watch without the worry of broadcasts cutting to their regularly scheduled programming. When there is a Live Game on the Channel Stream you will have the option to switch to the Game Stream to get the full experience.”

                  I am seeing some comments that their app on Roku needs help, with Audio/Video not synced and other issues.

                  Thanks!!!!

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                  ESPN adds a couple of new hires for their hockey coverage.

                  [media]https://twitter.com/nypost/status/1391812229289451530[/media]

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                  Looks like the key to a long life is working for the Strib.

                  [media]https://twitter.com/StarTribune/status/1392554364242366468[/media]

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                  This chick gained a lot of crushes across the internet after this

                  https://twitter.com/FOX9/status/1392320557358542856

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                  Great story on Kurtz, with an interesting tie to Gopher Hockey

                  [media]https://twitter.com/murphmedia_/status/1393276495024562176[/media]

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                  Traveling with the Spartans hockey team to play the Gophers at Mariucci Arena, Kurtz fell in love with Minneapolis, so much that he subscribed to the Star Tribune via mail. One day in the paper, he spotted an ad by then-independent Channel 9 seeking new sports announcers.

                  Kurtz sent in his tape and got the play-by-play job calling North Stars games at the end of the 1978-79 season. The station liked him so much they immediately added him to the Twins broadcast schedule, which then consisted of about 50 games – almost all of them on the road.

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                  Having a discussion with some friends and we realize we have no idea how much the local radio personalities make. Does anyone have an idea how much they make a year? On advertisements?

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                  Having a discussion with some friends and we realize we have no idea how much the local radio personalities make. Does anyone have an idea how much they make a year? On advertisements?

                  I’d imagine the main personalities on KFAN make quite a bit on advertisements/endorsements. I heard somewhere a few years back that their base salary is in the 45-50k range and I’d guess the big personalities (Hawkey/Cove/Meatsauce/PA/Common/Barreiro) all probably match that at least in endorsements, and probably surpass it. I’d have to assume the side kick/producers (Nordo/Tenna B/Gaard) are probably a step or two behind that on endorsement deals.

                  I’d assume the KFAN personalities are making the most in the MN radio game at this point since they are routinely rated among the highest channels in the country (IIRC KFAN has been the highest rated sports talk network in the nation for the majority of the last 18 months.

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                    I was hearing on Kfan this am that Parise is not suiting up for todays Wild game

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                      I was hearing on Kfan this am that Parise is not suiting up for todays Wild game

                      They definitely need to find a way to move him to another team in the off-season, at this point I’m pretty sure Zach will waive his no trade clause. And Zach has some leverage too, because if he just up & retires & doesn’t agree to go on LTIR down the road, the Wild will be screwed from a salary cap hit standpoint. It’s in both parties best interest to move him.

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                      gopher6 wrote:


                      I was hearing on Kfan this am that Parise is not suiting up for todays Wild game

                      They definitely need to find a way to move him to another team in the off-season, at this point I’m pretty sure Zach will waive his no trade clause. And Zach has some leverage too, because if he just up & retires & doesn’t agree to go on LTIR down the road, the Wild will be screwed from a salary cap hit standpoint. It’s in both parties best interest to move him.

                      Not really. Parise retiring wouldn’t be ideal for the WIld, but it would still be better than keeping him on the roster. Parise needs to face reality and take his LTIR retirement package and go away.

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                        So with NBC game 1 in ot where do we watch the Wild?

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                        So with NBC game 1 in ot where do we watch the Wild?

                        CNBC

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                        Brian Oake back on Cities 97 mornings from 6-10.

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                        Zwak wrote:


                        Brian Oake back on Cities 97 mornings from 6-10.


                        I don’t get why they made it into such a secret. You would think they would want to promote the show.

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                        Zwak wrote:


                        Brian Oake back on Cities 97 mornings from 6-10.


                        I don’t get why they made it into such a secret. You would think they would want to promote the show.

                        There are many who are not a fan of Oake (FTR, I’m one of them; had that opinion wayyyyyyyyyyy before The Current incident).

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                          YTTV working out pretty good now right???

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                          YTTV working out pretty good now right???

                          I was pretty pissed when it went down last night lol. Thankfully most of it was during intermission.

                          They gotta iron that shit out.

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                            Bigbeer wrote:


                            YTTV working out pretty good now right???

                            I was pretty pissed when it went down last night lol. Thankfully most of it was during intermission.

                            They gotta iron that $h!t out.


                            I thought that was just me!

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                            Bigbeer wrote:


                            gopherguy13 wrote:


                            Bigbeer wrote:


                            YTTV working out pretty good now right???

                            I was pretty pissed when it went down last night lol. Thankfully most of it was during intermission.

                            They gotta iron that $h!t out.


                            I thought that was just me!

                            Nope! At one point #YouTubeDown was the #2 trend nation wide on Twitter. There were a lot of upset hockey and basketball fans lol

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                            The Great One is headed to TNT

                            [media]https://twitter.com/spittinchiclets/status/1397318816024117250[/media]

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                            Michael Rand from StarTribune interviewed 3 fans this morning on his podcast about the Bally Sports situation. This article gives a good recap but the podcast was a good listen too.

                            https://www.startribune.com/bally-sports-north-fans-adjusting-twins-timberwolves-wild-lynx-minnesota-united/600071521/

                            One fan brought a good point that BSN will need more content for them to justify $23/month

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                              Common Man on Kfan just announced he signed a new 2 year with Kfan so 2 more years of nothing and next to nothing on his show

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                              Common Man on Kfan just announced he signed a new 2 year with Kfan so 2 more years of nothing and next to nothing on his show

                              He gives his audience exactly what they want.

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                              Michael Rand from StarTribune interviewed 3 fans this morning on his podcast about the Bally Sports situation. This article gives a good recap but the podcast was a good listen too.

                              https://www.startribune.com/bally-sports-north-fans-adjusting-twins-timberwolves-wild-lynx-minnesota-united/600071521/

                              One fan brought a good point that BSN will need more content for them to justify $23/month

                              Is that intended to be $23 a month for all the regional sports networks? That could be intriguing but I’m not paying that just for the local teams.

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                              Zwak wrote:


                              Michael Rand from StarTribune interviewed 3 fans this morning on his podcast about the Bally Sports situation. This article gives a good recap but the podcast was a good listen too.

                              https://www.startribune.com/bally-sports-north-fans-adjusting-twins-timberwolves-wild-lynx-minnesota-united/600071521/

                              One fan brought a good point that BSN will need more content for them to justify $23/month

                              Is that intended to be $23 a month for all the regional sports networks? That could be intriguing but I’m not paying that just for the local teams.

                              From what Ive read you would only get the local teams. You would not get games in other markets.

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                              Zwak wrote:


                              davescharf wrote:


                              Zwak wrote:


                              Michael Rand from StarTribune interviewed 3 fans this morning on his podcast about the Bally Sports situation. This article gives a good recap but the podcast was a good listen too.

                              https://www.startribune.com/bally-sports-north-fans-adjusting-twins-timberwolves-wild-lynx-minnesota-united/600071521/

                              One fan brought a good point that BSN will need more content for them to justify $23/month

                              Is that intended to be $23 a month for all the regional sports networks? That could be intriguing but I’m not paying that just for the local teams.

                              From what Ive read you would only get the local teams. You would not get games in other markets.

                              Yeah – good luck with getting subscribers for that.

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                              davescharf wrote:


                              Zwak wrote:


                              davescharf wrote:


                              Zwak wrote:


                              Michael Rand from StarTribune interviewed 3 fans this morning on his podcast about the Bally Sports situation. This article gives a good recap but the podcast was a good listen too.

                              https://www.startribune.com/bally-sports-north-fans-adjusting-twins-timberwolves-wild-lynx-minnesota-united/600071521/

                              One fan brought a good point that BSN will need more content for them to justify $23/month

                              Is that intended to be $23 a month for all the regional sports networks? That could be intriguing but I’m not paying that just for the local teams.

                              From what Ive read you would only get the local teams. You would not get games in other markets.

                              Yeah – good luck with getting subscribers for that.


                              If you can have multiple streams I’d be totally in. Split it with my parents and it’ll be like 12 bucks a month. For all the Twins, Wild, and Gopher hockey games. I’d definitely pay that.

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                              gopher6 wrote:


                              Common Man on Kfan just announced he signed a new 2 year with Kfan so 2 more years of nothing and next to nothing on his show

                              He gives his audience exactly what they want.

                              It’s a nice break from the Duckys and Bunnies show, and just before real substance from Burrito. As a whole, a good balanced daytime schedule

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                              The most recent episode of the Worst Seats in the House with Russo and Lapanta was really good. Lapanta is on vacation so Russo did his podcast with Lou Nanne from the Nanne’s cabin in Wisconsin (Lou had invited him up there previously). 1.5 hours of Russo and Nanne made for great listening. Lou knows everyone and has a story about each of them.

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                              ESPN has finalized their NHL coverage team.

                              [media]https://twitter.com/ESPNPR/status/1409904963900280842[/media]

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                              ESPN has finalized their NHL coverage team.

                              [media]https://twitter.com/ESPNPR/status/1409904963900280842[/media]


                              Subtract Melrose and it’s a decent looking crew

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                                Why with COVID-19 rules changed major league sports have full crowds allowed but broadcast of games the visiting teams broadcast from their home stadiums?

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                                Maybe they want to? Could be saving the team some money too. Not everyone is comfortable traveling/being in large crowds yet so I imagine there could be some personal preference at play in some cases. 🤷‍♀️

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