Souhan; The Rise of Arraez for the Twins [PODCAST]
Twins prospect Luis Arraez is batting .385 with 2 home runs, 7 RBIs and 16 runs scored in 96 at-bats for the Twins this season. Because of his high level of performance he is forcing his way into the Twins lineup on a regular basis.
Souhan; NFL Owners Want 18-Game Schedule [PODCAST]
The NFL is looking at the possibility of moving from a 16-game regular season to an 18-game regular season. The 18-game regular season proposal would also restrict all players to playing a maximum of 16 games.
Banaian; Suppliers Determine Gas Prices [PODCAST]
St. Cloud's gas prices, as of this morning, were on average cheaper than Brainerd, Hutchinson and Royalton. According to gasbuddy.com St. Cloud's average gas price was $2.57 this morning. St. Cloud State Economist and Dean, School of Public Affairs, King Banaian joined me on WJON today.
Souhan; Electronic Strike is a Good Idea [PODCAST]
The Twins won 2 out of 3 games in Cleveland over the weekend to increase their lead in the American League Central to 6 1/2 games. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.
Lynx Top Phoenix 75-62
The Minnesota Lynx improved to 10-7 after defeating Phoenix 75-62 at Target Center Sunday. Five players scored in double figures for the Wolves led by Odyssey Sims with 15 points, Sylvia Fowles added 14 points and 13 rebounds and Napheesa Collier chipped in 14 points and 11 rebounds.
Souhan; Lynx' 9-6 Record is Impressive [PODCAST]
The Minnesota Lynx won 73-72 at Chicago last night to improve to 9-6. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON this morning. He says the Lynx have had to play without the roster they had last year and are still a top 4 team in the Western Conference.
Lynx Edge Chicago 73-72
The Minnesota Lynx edged Chicago 73-72 Wednesday night. Odyssey Sims made the go-ahead jumper with 6.4 seconds remaining to lift the Lynx to the win. Sims finished with a team leading 16 points. Napheesa Collier and Asia Taylor each had 13 points and Sylvia Fowles added 10 points and 12 rebounds.
Kendall Thinks Legalizing Marijuana Wouldn't be Good [PODCAST]
The Minnesota state legislature decided not to talk about the possible legalization of marijuana during the 2019 legislative session but they left the door open to possible bring that topic back up during the 2020 session. Stearns County Attorney Janelle Kendall joined me on WJON today.
Emmer Wants States to Have Bigger Say in Health Care [PODCAST]
Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer joined me on WJON today. We talked about border security, health care and college tuition prices. Tom thinks that the media hasn't told the whole truth about what is happening at the U.S. southern border.
Souhan; Twins Could Pursue Yates and Giles [PODCAST]
The Twins go into the MLB All Star break with a 5 1/2 game on Cleveland for first place in the American League Central after falling 4-1 in 11 innings at home to Texas. Star Tribune Sports Columnist Jim Souhan joined me on WJON today.