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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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Purple Mafia Ep#171:Defense My Friend, Defense!

Matt Cassel wasn’t super sharp, but still looked solid, Teddy Bridgewater didn’t have much field in which to shine, but did just that, in what was given to him. With all that said, the defense is what shined brightest in this game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Mike Zimmer and George Edwards have breathed life

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Purple Mafia Ep#170:Bridgewater Shakes Off Some Baby Fat!

Matt Cassel looked solid once again, showing continued good chemistry with Greg Jennings, in what should be a frequent combination this year. Teddy Bridgewater looked sharp pretty much the entire time he was in the game, including an exciting game winning drive with just 1:11 remaining. Anthony Barr and the linebackers continue to look better

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Without A Curse Ep#654:Xander Bogaerts’ Maddening Defensive Errors Symbolize A Trying Season For The Red Sox

Alex recaps the past week in Red Sox baseball, which included the end of an exciting road trip and maddening four-game series against the Astros. Xander Bogaerts’ defensive miscues at shortstop led to Red Sox losses on Friday and Sunday, as his performance continues to be worrisome. In addition to analyzing the team’s recent play,

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