The spring football season in the Football Championship Subdivision is supposed to begin in under a month.
We still don't know how many teams are going to compete in it. Friday, national powers Montana and Montana State pulled out of the spring season. They were joined by Portland State, Indiana State and Dayton as well this week that decided to opt out.
Hero Sports writer Sam Herder joins the Den to discuss the dwindling chances of an FCS postseason and who could be next to opt out.
They also discuss the major realignment in the FCS as it appears there will be two new conferences sponsoring football in the fall of 2021, the Atlantic Sun and the Western Athletic Conferences.
In the hours following the NBA players boycott of playoff games, Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer and the WNBA followed suit with games being postponed. Dom Izzo visits about what's next for sports. He's joined by Oak Grove football coach Melvin Whitney to discuss the challenges he's faced being a Black man in a predominantly white sports world.
WDAY Sports Director Dom Izzo is joined by 2017 North Dakota Sportscaster of the Year Brad Anderson to discuss the potential for North Dakota High School football playoff games to be played on turf fields. They also dive into Brad's job as NDSCS football play by play broadcaster and what's ahead for the Wildcats this season.
Former Ada-Borup standout football player Mason Miller joins Dizzo's Den to discuss his high school football career and his decision to commit to North Dakota State football. Miller is one of the local standouts as part of the Class of 2020.
Former North Dakota State defensive end and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Kyle Emanuel joins the Den to discuss his retirement from the National Football League. Forum sportswriter Jeff Kolpack joins the podcast as well.
WDAY-TV Sports Director Dom Izzo hosts a weekly podcast connecting listeners with the big name athletes from the Red River Valley and the journalists that cover them.