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Purple Mafia Ep#180:Baby Steps

It wasn’t pretty, and in a lot of ways this game was horrible to watch. Along the way, a few forward steps for this franchise began to take shape, along with a great defensive play leading the Vikings to an overtime victory in Tampa Florida. www.facebook.com/purplemafiashow @purplemafiashow Hosted By: Joey Awaijane Call In Line (209)

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Without A Curse Ep#663:The Red Sox Shouldn’t Emulate the Royals’ Championship Formula

Professional sports are a copycat industry, but the Red Sox shouldn’t try to replicate the Royals’ championship formula this offseason. The two teams exist in different financial realities. The Royals can afford to evaluate their young players over the long haul, and are forced to find undervalued assets in the market place. The Red Sox,

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Purple Mafia Ep#179:59 Minutes, 59 Seconds

The Minnesota Vikings didn’t trail in Sunday’s game in Buffalo NY, until the final second remaining. In a heartbreaking 17-16 loss, the Vikings, after playing great defense, sacking Kyle Orton six times, couldn’t make stops on key 3rd and longs, along with a back breaking 4th and 20 on the final drive of the game.

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Purple Mafia Ep#178:The Trenches

We’ve heard many times that the game is won in the trenches, this could not be more true to what we saw Sunday. The Detroit Lions defensive line manhandled the Vikings offensive line, rendering Teddy Bridgewater almost useless. Joey also discusses the 25 year anniversary of the most infamous trade in Vikings if not NFL

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Purple Mafia Ep#177:The Dirty Stain

We were all so excited for Teddy Bridgewater to have his prime time debut on Thursday night, instead we found out we were getting a dirty stain on our nice new suit, named Christian Ponder. We all knew were in trouble when Bridgewater was ruled out, but there was always a chance Ponder would make

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Purple Mafia Ep#176:Coming Out Party

Teddy Bridgewater, Jerrick McKinnon and the Minnesota Vikings had a coming out party Sunday afternoon vs the Atlanta Falcons, in a 41-28 victory at TCF Bank Stadium. Chants of “Teddy! Teddy! Teddy!” were heard as number 5 was about to take his first snap as a starter, and were heard throughout the game. Bridgewater didn’t

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Purple Mafia Ep#175:Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

The New Orleans Saints, the dirty rotten scoundrels have injured another Vikings quarterback. Ok, maybe this time around, the Saints didn’t deliberately injury anybody, but the hatred remains. With Matt Cassel having several broken bones in his foot, like it or not, Teddy Bridgewater takes over, in what your host calls a blessing in disguise,

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Without A Curse Ep#659: The Derek Jeter Retirement Tour Should Elicit Cynicism From The Masses

Alex previews the final week of the season inside this edition of “Without a Curse,” and highlights the importance for the Red Sox to finish with a better record than they did in 2012. Though the results have been just as disappointing, the organization is in a better place now than it was then. Almost

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Purple Mafia Ep#174:The Nightmare

Your host, Paladino Joey had a dream before last week’s game vs the Patriots, that the Vikings would be crushed, and that’s exactly what happened. The dream however, paled in comparison to the nightmare that would cloud this team all week, and for the foreseeable future. www.facebook.com/purplemafiashow @purplemafiashow Hosted By: Joey Awaijane Call In Line

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Without A Curse Ep#658: MLB Deals With Domestic Violence Just As Poorly As The NFL

Alex leads off this edition of “Without a Curse” with a commentary on what he deems the “most important week in professional sports in recent memory.” If anything, Ray Rice’s and Adrian Peterson’s actions demonstrate that the public needs to watch sports with a suspense of disbelief. A football game is no different than a

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