On Thursday afternoon, ESPNU hosted a selection show for the annual McDonald’s All American Game, which will be held in April. As we’ve reported before, Braham’s Rebekah Dahlman has been selected to play in that game, but on Thursday, it became official.
Dahlman was on the First Thing in the Morning show with Mike Hughes on Friday morning to talk about that accomplishment, and her amazing high school career. During the interview with Mike and Jesse, we joked that Dahlman’s career stats were causing our computers to crash (almost 5000 points, All Time leading scorer for boys or girls in MN history, team has a 138-18 record). Just then, sure enough, a power surge in the studio caused the lights to go off and the board to go out! Listen to the first 7 minutes of the interview below.
Former Minnesota Vikings receiver Cris Carter finally got elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday night, after not getting elected the previous five years. Carter will be joined in the Class of 2013 by Bill Parcells, Larry Allen, Jonathan Ogden, Warren Sapp, Dave Robinson, and Curly Culp. Carter was a fourth-round pick by [...]
The four-month long NHL lockout officially came to an end last night.
The league and the players’ association completed a required memorandum of understanding that had to be signed before camps were cleared to open. Camps will open today, with regular season games beginning next Saturday.
Listen to Jesse Logan and Nick Sontag talk all things football on the Big Saturday Football Show!
On Saturday’s BSFS, Jesse and Nick talked about last week’s Minnesota Vikings win over the Houston Texans and the Green Bay Packers win over the Tennessee Titans. They also spent a good portion of the show talking about this week’s huge border battle between the Vikings and Packers.
Listen to the audio replay of the Big Saturday Football Show right here!
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Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker has agreed to a one year, $5.5 million contract with the Chicago Cubs for next season. Baker could earn an additional $1.5 million in performance bonuses.