Episode 25 – Kraft's Arrest, Boeheim's Accident, J-Ham's Hotel Flood & March Madness' Stretch Run

Mitch’s take on Robert Kraft’s arrest, Jim Boeheim’s fatal accident & decision to coach his team vs Duke and J-Ham floods Portland’s Benson Hotel. 

Plus much more including Lil J-Ham, Zion’s return, the story behind the podcast’s opening music and 2 terrific guests: Dave Ommen (Bracketville) on the stretch run to Selection Sunday & Jeffrey Paternostro (Baseball Prospectus) on the updated M’s farm system ranking.

Table of contents:

5:40  Lil J-Ham at the Slam Dunk contest

11:40  Should we ditch naming the episodes after athletes?

15:45  Bonds or Richard Sherman

30:15  Reaction to Tim Donaghy story on Ep 24

35:40  Zion Williamson’s old shows & decision to play

45:10  Mitch uncomfortable talking about Robert Kraft

51:26  Jim Boeheim’s tragic accident & decision to coach vs Duke

1:00:20  GUEST Dave Ommen (Bracketville) on 13-1 Huskies & seeding storylines on the stretch run to Selection Sunday

1:23:10  GUEST Jeffrey Paternostro (Baseball Prospectus) on updated ranking of Mariners farm system

1:38:44  Fool in the Rain opening music story

1:44:06  J-Ham floods Portland’s Benson Hotel

Episode 24 – Griffey or Mays, Fixing NBA Games & Where's Mitch's Producer?

Mitch & J-Ham have to decide between Griffey & Mays… or do they?  J-Ham has a new Twitter profile picture. Zion Williamson hurts his knee. The Dawgs bag Pac-12 win number 12. Should the Seahawks trade their first round pick for Antonio Brown? Plus Mitch loses his producer in the Windy City… where could she be?

 

Episode 24

7:45  Griffey or Mays?

16:25  Listener comments — Ep 23 more popular than Ep 22

21:50  Dawgs do it again on D

29:00  Zion goes down

32:25  J-Ham changes Twitter profile pic

33:50  Would you trade 21st pick for Antonio Brown?

41:00  GUEST: Steve Phillips on Griffey/Mays, Machado, Harper

59:15  GUEST: Scott Eden  “How Tim Donaghy conspired to fix NBA games.”

1:32:20  MITCH STORY: I lost my producer in Chicago!

Episode 23 – MJ Does Seattle, Kuchar Cheapskate & Pac 12 Network Disaster

In honor of Episode 23 (Michael Jordan), Mitch’s longtime friend joins the fray to tell the story of hosting MJ for 2 days during 1996 NBA Finals. Mitch & J-Ham fight about Matt Kuchar’s caddy gratuity. Plus an investigative report on the failure of the Pac 12 Networks, a trip to Bracketville AND 2 more old Mitch stories that will make you giggle!

 

Episode 23

8:15  Mitch & J-Ham argue about Matt Kuchar’s tip to caddy

24:20  Who should we name episode 23 after?

27:00  Reaction to Ep 22 and listener mail

31:50  GUEST Jon Wilner – Pac 12 Networks Failing

49:50  GUEST John Bracken – crazy story of hosting Michael Jordan in Seattle in 1996 during NBA Finals

1:13:45  GUEST Dave Ommen – Bracketville – NCAA Tourney seeding update with 28 days to go

1:32:45  Why did Mitch hate podcasts?

1:35:45  The John Feinstein falling out

1:41:00  Mitch’s unbelievable story of Shawn Chibeau

Episode 22 – Big Ben Is Back, Wheels Unreal Story & Remembering Beano

A combination of the top sports stories like Westbrook, Harden, Mickelson & UW Hoops and a few trips down memory lane. 86 year old Ben Wright delightfully visits with Mitch for the first time in nearly 3 years. Funny and emotional. Portland Trailblazers play by play man Brian Wheeler remembers Mitch’s arrival to Seattle radio and describes an emotional journey to find his birth parents.

 

Table of Contents

10:00  Jim Palmer vs The Glide vs Elgin vs Emmitt

15:05  10 straight triple doubles vs 31 straight games of 30+

19:50  J-Ham is worried about the Dawgs (especially Sat in Pullman)

32:01  GUEST: BEN WRIGHT (former CBS golf analyst)

54:14  GUEST: BRIAN WHEELER (Blazers PxP) 

1:11:24  BRIAN WHEELER (cont) – tells his amazing story of searching for his birth parents

1:27:20  Titskela wins again

1:30:00  Tiger & Fred Get In-N-Out burgers delivered to Riviera

1:32:10  Mitch tells story of lunch with Beano and his dad

 

Episode 21 – National Signing Day, Dawgs in the Desert, Temper Tantrums & J-Ham Hits the Links

Winners and losers on college football’s national signing day. J-Ham beats the undefeated Dawgs to the desert to hit the links. Why didn’t Hutch make the NFL Hall of Fame? Plus Sergio Garcia spoiled-brat antics are back AND Mitch & J-Ham set to host a March Madness fancy schmancy dinner at DANIEL’S BROILER in Bellevue.

Guests: 

Peter King (NBC) on SB, Hutch, Antonio Brown, Kareem Hunt & more

Adam Gorney (Yahoo, Rivals.com) on college football National Signing Day

Table of Contents:

0:00  Why did J-Ham leave so early for Dawgs desert game?

8:38  Ep 21 – Clemens, Tomlinson, Duncan, Deion, Roberto, Dominique

15:02  Big announcement of March Madness dinner at Daniels — Reservations at MitchUnfiltered.com

23:30  National Signing Day – Are Pac 12 schools screwing themselves over by not getting dirty like SEC teams?

31:20  How will Dawgs do in the desert?

37:45  GUEST: Peter King (NBC) on SB, Nick Foles, Antonio Brown, Kareem Hunt, Steve Hutchinson

56:10  GUEST: Adam Gorney (Yahoo, Rivals.com) on National Signing Day – Winners/Losers plus Washington and Pac 12

1:13:20  NBA Trading frenzy — do we care?  

1:16:24  Sergio Garcia is back being an immature spoiled brat

 

Episode 20 – Tweet Upsets Mitch, Coach HOP calls in, J-Ham's Son Cashes In

Why is Mitch upset about a tweet sent about Steve Hutchinson? Washington’s popular basketball coach Mike Hopkins calls in to the show for the first time. Mitch & J-Ham give the snooze-fest Super Bowl the cold shoulder and recap a great night at Zeeks Pizza.

Plus a trip to “Bracketville” to find out where the Dawgs (& everyone else) sit in the Big Dance at the moment and ESPN NBA writer Kevin Pelton fills in Mitch on tons of juicy NBA storylines… Trade deadline, Anthony Davis, James Harden, Greek Freak, Durant etc…

Table of Contents:

8:25  Is Episode 20… Barry or Gary?

15:00  SB at Zeeks

16:10  SB sucks and we aren’t talkin about it much

21:00  You won’t believe who cleaned up in SB pool

24:20  Steve Hutchinson tweet that upset Mitch

43:40  GUEST: Mike Hopkins — UW Hoops

59:30  GUEST: BRACKETVILLE  Dave Ommen

1:15:35  GUEST: Kevin Pelton – ESPN NBA writer

1:31:30  Mitch & J-Ham on Huskies surge

1:33:00  Mitch & J-Ham reactions to HOP interview

1:40:20  Mitch hints at next Mitch Unfiltered Party

Episode 19 – Dawgs Can't Be Stopped, Hutch Not A Hawk, SB Picks & A.D.

Mitch & J-Ham marvel at yet another Huskies’ win to move to 8-0 in the Pac 12, refuse to embrace Steve Hutchinson as a (Seahawks) Hall of Famer, stick their necks out with SB picks & discuss who’s at fault in Anthony Davis/New Orleans fiasco. PLUS J-Ham commits to join Mitch at Zeeks Pizza on SB Sunday.

Guests include Rick Neuheisel (Is Tom Brady best ever + SB Pick), Todd Fuhrman (Vegas insider on SB $$$) & Andrew Lopez (Pelicans reporter on A.D.)

 

4:30  Greatest number 19

6:30  Dawgs still perfect!

23:45  Rick Neuheisel on Super Bowl, Tom Brady & his pick

40:35  Todd Fuhrman (Vegas insider) on where the money is in SB 53

51:15  Andrew Lopez (N.O. Times Picayune) on Anthony Davis

1:01:00  Should N.O sports fans hate Anthony Davis?

1:06:00  Mitch & J-Ham’s say NO to potential HOF Steve Hutchinson

1:13:30  Mitch challenges Jason on Super Bowl prop contest

Episode 18 – Howard Schultz Apologizes, Isaiah Stewart Calls In, SB 53 At Zeeks, Dawgs Off The Bubble

Mitch & J-Ham cover an enormous amount of ground. Isaiah Stewart (highest ranked commit in Huskies hoops history) discusses his decision to play for Washington. Peter King checks in from Atlanta – site of SB LIII & rips NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Dave Ommen (Bracketville) officially removes the Dawgs from the “bubble”. And Danny Kelly (NFL Draft – The Ringer) gives an early look at strengths and weaknesses of the April NFL Draft.

 

8:20  Mitch tries to get J-Ham to commit to Zeeks Cap Hill for SB LIII

15:00  Is Super Bowl LIII interesting?

18:30  Huskies 7-0 and surging

30:00  GUEST: Isaiah Stewart discusses choosing Washington

44:30  GUEST: Peter King from Super Bowl LIII

58:50  GUEST: Dave Ommen Bracketville on NCAA Tourney

1:17:00  GUEST: Danny Kelly (The Ringer) from the Senior Bowl with an early look at NFL Draft

1:28:44  Howard Schultz finally apologizes, takes responsibility for Sonics leaving Seattle

1:34:30  Mitch tells the story of the 1st time he met Howard Schultz

1:37:10  Why doesn’t Mitch want to like James Harden

1:44:20  Surprise

 

Episode 17 — Stormin' The Hall Of Fame

J-Ham and Mitch celebrate Edgar Martinez election to the Hall of Fame, continue discussion about the NFL crime in New Orleans and cover a plethora of topics including knuckles vs no knuckles. 

Four guests featured:  Jayson Stark (Athletic), Larry Bowa (former M’s coach), Jason LaCanfora (CBS NFL Insider), Paul Biancardi (ESPN National Basketball Recruiting Director)

Table of Contents:

0:00  What do listeners enjoy more?  Banter or Interviews

10:00  Mariano Rivera on Edgar

10:25  Musical tribute to Edgar

14:00  “Doug Williams, how long have you been a black QB?”

16:50  Knuckles beats no knuckles  52% to 48%

17:40  Edgar statistics you won’t believe!

25:20  Fallout from Saints/Rams fiasco

30:45  GUEST: Jayson Stark (HOF writer) on class of ’19

54:15  GUEST: Larry Bowa (Edgar + R Cano stories)

1:07:30  GUEST: Jason LaCanfora (CBS NFL insider)

1:34:00  GUEST: Paul Biancardi (ESPN NCAA Recruiting Director)

1:47:00  Mitch & J-Ham banter about a handful of topics

Episode 16 — Mitch Receives The Double Bird!

Mitch & J-Ham hate the Super Bowl matchup, love the Huskies new basketball commit and are excited for Edgar Martinez and the Hall of Fame.  Plus the worldwide debut of Mitch’s Melody “The Kicker Is A Hack” and Mitch is on the receiving end of some road rage.

Table of Contents:

7:34  Mitch’s new single “The Kicker Is A Hack”

12:40  Mitch is on the receiving end of ROAD RAGE

20:35  Knuckles or No Knuckles?

21:00  Super Bowl matchup stinks for Seahawks fans

21:30  Saints get robbed

29:15  Mitch does Travis Scott and Big Boi

36:00  Mike Hopkins reals in highest recruit in Washington history

50:45  NCAA “BRACKETVILLE” — Dave Ommen 

1:11:00  Huge week for Edgar Martinez