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Norse Code
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The official podcast for the Daily Norseman, the best Minnesota Vikings blog on the planet.
 
Our formula is this: Keep Teddy Alive! Norse Code is a twice-weekly show featuring Minnesota Vikings blogger extraordinaire Arif Hasan, host Dusty O'Connell, and producer James Pogatshnik. Each week they delve deeply into the previous week's matchup, preview the following week's game, and cover all the important NFL news of the week. New for Season 3: A segment wherein Dusty and Arif discuss the finer points of NFL Daily Fantasy Sports strategy!
 
Zone Coverage Football Machine is a weekly conversation between two cerebral football minds.... and Andy Carlson. Arif Hasan breaks down the game through an analytic approach and has had his work featured in the Star Tribune, LA Times, Forbes, SB Nation, International Business Times, the Bleacher Report and MSNBC. He's currently a staff writer for the Daily Norseman and Cold Omaha. Luke Inman is the resident NFL Draft guru and has been breaking down prospects and tape for eDraft and Cold Oma ...
 
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Wide Left
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Two football writers—Arif Hasan and Ben Natan—with some political experience attempt to dissect a pair of issues each week through their fairly far left political lenses. This can't possibly go wrong.
 
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Colton Molesky is joined by a big crew to dive into a Super Bowl conversation. Arif Hasan, Andy Rieckhoff and Mike Gelfand all join the show to discuss which players show up to have a big game and what prop bets to take. The episode ends with the crew each giving their Super Bowl picks along with their best bet. Arif - Patriots. Justin Timberla ...…
 
The 7-2 Minnesota Vikings are rolling with Case Keenum. Luke Inman, Andy Carlson, and Arif Hasan are back in studio to discuss the decision, recap the shootout win in Washington, preview the upcoming showdown with the 7-2 Los Angeles Rams, and play a little Who Got More?! All that and more action on this edition of the Football Machine. A Zone ...…
 
Arif Hasan, Heather Rule, Tim Falkis and Tom Schreier discuss players kneeling during the national anthem, the Vikings win on Monday Night Football and the MLB playoffs before Arif explains how he sees the future.
 
Even after an impressive Week 1 win, it's way too early to talk about aspirations of being the first team to play in the Super Bowl at home, right? Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, and Andy Carlson discuss as well as Listener Twitter Qs and Open Phone Lines! All that and more action on this edition of the Football Machine. Follow us on Twitter: @ArifHas ...…
 
Sam Bradford dazzled Monday Night against the New Orleans Saints, leading the Vikings to a 29-19 win. Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, and Andy Carlson ALWAYS believed in Sam Bradford. Always. ALWAYS. The trio recap the big Week 1 win, take a look forward to the Pittsburgh Steelers road test on Sunday, and play a Name The Number. All that and more actio ...…
 
Colton Molesky and Arif Hasan offer their NFL picks before the start of the regular season.
 
Ben Natan and Arif Hasan talk about the only thing dominating the news cycle right now, the Charlottesville demonstration and the administration's poor response. We talk about what can be done, how these things can begin and the thread of white supremacy that runs through American culture and politics.…
 
Tyler Guenthner, the newest addition to the ZoneCoverage.com staff, joins Brandon Warne, Arif Hasan and Tom Schreier to break down all you need to know about fantasy football before diving into the Vikings preseason game and the team's prospects for the upcoming season.
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan return from a two-week break to talk about the ongoing ridiculousness surrounding the health care debate, as well as discuss the hastily constructed ban against trans service members in the military. Then they talk about the least controversial subject of all, Israel.
 
Luke Inman, Andy Carlson, and Arif Hasan.... I mean Yinka Ayinde (The Daily Norseman) are back from 4th of July break to take a look forward to Vikings Training Camp in Mankato coming up. Also the crew talks about Laquon Treadwell's injury last season, the Adrian Peterson hype train leading up to Week 1 Monday Night Football, and some of the be ...…
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan talk about the nature of a free press and how it's eroding in both structural ways and through deterrence. We discuss different types of press infringements and freedoms before moving onto the recent escalation of words and missiles in North Korea.
 
Join Brandon Warne, Arif Hasan, Heather Rule and Tom Schreier as they discuss if Jorge Polanco's bunt was a strike in last night's game, the Jimmy Butler deal at NBA Draft, Michael Floyd's Kombucha consumption and more!
 
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer says he's committed to focusing more on the offense and special teams than the defense, his pride and joy. Is it a good idea? Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, and Andy Carlson discuss that plus Listener Twitter Qs and Open Phone Lines. All that and more action on this edition of the Andy Luke & Arif Football Mach ...…
 
Minnesota Vikings mandatory mini-camp has wrapped up and of course the Purple couldn't make it a day into the summer break without drama. Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, and Andy Carlson chat about the latest Michael Floyd situation, actual FOOTBALL storylines from camp, and each draft their All-Time Vikings Greats Fantasy Team. All that and more actio ...…
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan discuss legalized slaughter from law enforcement officers on people of color and how modern valorization of police leads to holding them to lower standards while holding blacks up to impossible standards. We also discuss the complex divisions forming among the gulf states in the Middle East and how that informs the conf ...…
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan discuss the nefarious acts the Senate and House have been up to while the country has had their attention focused on the Comey and Sessions hearings, including a budget reconciliation strategy for health care in the Senate and a repeal of Dodd-Frank having already passed the House. We also cover Labour's surprisingly po ...…
 
Eric Decker (The PRIDE of Cold Spring, MN & former Gopher) was abruptly released by the New York Jets on Tuesday. Unleash the #VikingsTwitter takes. Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, Andy Carlson, and Producer Zach Bennett talk about that, other Vikings OTA talkers, Listener Twitter Qs, and Open Phone Lines (finally!) as Hour 2 of ALAFM rolls along. All ...…
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan discuss the President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords and what it means for the United States and the world when it comes to climate change. A quick rundown on the realities of climate change precedes a discussion about solutions. They also briefly touch on the politics of terror and t ...…
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan talk about the most recent Jared Kushner revelations with attempting to establish a backchannel with Russia and then delve into the largely successful H-1B visa program that is now under fire. After that, they briefly discuss the budget once more and talk about why the budget proposed by Donald Trump is both politically ...…
 
"Why do we fall, Master Wayne? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up." The Arif Hasan Defensive Back Redemption Tour rolls along as the ALAFM crew chats about scorching hot movie takes, the Definitive Johnny Depp Debate, Harry Potter's book 7 was BAD, plus listener Twitter Questions, and NO Open Phone Lines as Hour 2 of the Machine moves al ...…
 
Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said he'd coach with one eye. Well Arif Hasan will broadcast with one bruised ego. He, Luke Inman, and Andy Carlson are back to chat about week 2 of Vikings OTAs, rookies defying the NFLPA and signing their contracts, Jerick McKinnon being the odd man out, and the crew plays a game of FIRSTS. All that an ...…
 
Teddy Bridgewater threw at Vikings OTAs this week. Let that sink in. OTAs that head coach Mike Zimmer missed as he rests after his 8th eye surgery. Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, and Andy Carlson talk about all the OTA storylines, what the NFL rule changes mean, and play a rousing round of WHO THEY BE? Young Vikings Edition. All that and more action o ...…
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan do a quick rundown on all the updates with the Trump scandal, but they also cover a bevy of news that's been easy to miss over the past week, including updates in health care news, education policy, prison and criminal justice reform, trade policy, Iran, North Korea, free speech and more.…
 
2nd year wideout Laquon Treadwell was a disappointment his rookie season. He's doing and saying all the right things during the offseason, but will it produce results in the fall? Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, and Andy Carlson debate some over/unders with the Ole Miss product in 2017. Plus Open Phone Lines as always as Hour 2 rolls along. All that an ...…
 
Vikings legend emeritus Bud Grant is having his LAST garage sale EVER. (Again.) Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, and Andy Carlson dive into the bargains as well as run through the latest in Minnesota Vikings news. Is a Sam Bradford extension on the horizon? Was Xavier Rhodes disrespected on the NFL 100? Plus two new signings, two favorites cut from the ...…
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan review a particularly hectic week for the Trump administration that includes three separate (at least) scandals, including a new one involving Israeli intelligence and the old bogey, Russia. That also means talking about the new developments in the Comey scandal and touching briefly on the Flynn scandal.…
 
Sam Ekstrom speaks to Vikings writer Arif Hasan and breaks news of a roster move.
 
Rookie mini camp went down over the weekend as the new crop of Minnesota Vikings rookies, tryouts, and a few 2nd year players tried their best to crack the 90 man before trying to crack the 53 man. Andy Carlson, Luke Inman, and Arif Hasan are back in the building to discuss being one step closer to Mankato, the Vikings FINALLY signing Michael F ...…
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan return to talk about the AHCA, single-payer and the French elections. Once again, a deep dive into policy analysis for the health care bill is interspersed with a larger philosophical discussion about the nature of government services and an ethic of care. After that, they try to divine potential lessons learned from th ...…
 
The NFL Draft has come and gone and Santa Ricky has brought many toys (via trades) for all the good girls and boys of Minnesota Vikings-ville. Luke Inman, Arif Hasan, and Andy Carlson sift through the new shipment of Vikings players, gauge how they will fit in 2017 and beyond, which long-shot horses have the best chance of a payout, and which t ...…
 
There's no podcast this week! Arif Hasan and Ben Natan have been swamped covering the NFL Draft in their other job, so they won't be able to provide you with the fully-researched, detailed podcast you deserve. If you missed it, be sure to listen to last week's podcast, where we discuss the benefits and drawbacks of political strategies centered ...…
 
Arif Hasan engages in blatant cronyism when he discovers he has to host a podcast, and brings on his co-host from another podcast to do draft analysis. They talk about the Vikings options at pick 48 and run down the positions of need before they cave in and compare Eagles players to the Trump White House (Producers note: not our idea, mind you. ...…
 
Arif Hasan and Ben Natan use the Berkeley protests as a jumping off point to discuss the place violence has in politics and how the lens with which we should view violence should start at the structure of politics. Is it ethical to punch Richard Spencer but protest the violence of Nathan Damigo, and what contexts separate the two acts? They als ...…
 
In episode 14 of Slight Work we interview Arif Hasan, NFL Correspondent for Zone Coverage, Optimum Scouting and Daily Norseman. He has also recently launched the “Wide Left” Podcast . Make sure to subscribe to our I-Tunes feed right here and leave us a review! (Tweet over your review name for a chance to win gear from Gotham City Crew). Arif di ...…
 
Ben Natan and Arif Hasan decide to delve deep into the heart of the talk about Russia, and examine not just all of the connections built between Trump, his associates and Russia but the risks the Democrats may incur by pursuing the story and the intentions of Russia as a geopolitical actor.
 
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