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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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Timberwolves Explosion Ep#129:New Wolves Order

The Hall and Oates of basketball radio are back, as your hosts “Paladino Joey and Marcus the “Forecaster” talk about the biggest and best trade in franchise history. The Timberwolves in late August traded Kevin Love to Cleveland, and in return have acquired Andrew Wiggins, Anthony Bennett, and Thaddeous Young from Philadelphia. Joey and Marcus

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Without A Curse Ep#657: The Red Sox Have No Choice But To Shut Down Koji Uehara

Alex recaps the Red Sox’s past two series against the Yankees and Blue Jays inside this edition of “Without a Curse,” and outlines some storylines fans should have their eyes on as the season comes to a close. Koji Uehara’s status remains in limbo, as Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Friday he would be

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Purple Mafia Ep#173:Taking The Ram(s) By The Horns

Ok, the Vikings didn’t beat up on a good team, or even a decent team, but what are you supposed to do to an inferior opponent? “Squash a mosquito with an axe”, and Minnesota did just that in St Louis. As predicted by your host, Mike Zimmer’s defense put it’s stamp on this game, early

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Purple Mafia Ep#172:Season Preview 2014

The 2014 NFL season is finally here for real, and the Minnesota Vikings appear ready to start a promising new era with a renewed defense, and a solid to very good offense. Joey goes over the cuts, and talks extensively about his prospects for this Vikings team, as well as the players that semi surprisingly

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Without A Curse Ep#655: Red Sox Rusney Castillo Signing Sets Them Up For An Eventful Off-Season

The big Red Sox news from the week was the signing of 27-year-old Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. Alex talks about how Castillo factors into the organization’s future plans, and why he thinks this is the first of many dominos to fall over the next several months. Alex also discusses the Red Sox’s latest prolonged losing

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