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Episode 159 – King Henry Spoils Homecoming & Most Memorable First Pitch

RUNDOWN 

Today’s episode begins with a deep dive into the ubiquitous phrase “no worries” before a Beat the Boys update. Then, Mitch and Scott reluctantly break down the gut-punch delivered by the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in Seattle. Four featured guests are Brady Henderson and Joe Fann for the Seahawks No-Table, Rick Neuheisel for his weekly visit, and former MLB catcher Todd Greene. Later, the guys bounce miscellaneous topics in the “Other Stuff” segments such as the lightly attended Dawgs game, Mitch’s rough start to legal sports wagering in Washington, & Ted Lasso growing on the Levy family. 

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst 
  • Todd Greene | MLB catcher ’96-‘06 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

11:39 | Mitch unveils the code word for the upcoming week’s slate of Beat the Boys matchups.  

18:00 | Hotshot reveals his new YouTube rabbit hole addiction…buffet brawls.

21:57 | The guys pin the blame for specific elements of the Seahawks loss on Sunday.

39:33 | GUESTS: Brady & Joe return to discuss the disappointing home opener for the Hawks as the Titans prevail in OT 33-30.

1:03:17 | GUEST: Rick is badgered by Mitch for his bad betting advice before weighing in on last weekend’s college football matchups. 

1:29:04 | GUEST: Todd Greene swings by to share his recollection of catching President Bush’s first pitch at Yankee Stadium in 2001 following 9/11. 

1:46:33 | The guys wrap up the show with the “Other Stuff” segment with topics ranging from the UW/Arkansas State game, Mitch’s Snoqualmie Casino woes, and their recent non-sports TV viewing. 

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Episode 158 – Waldron Passes First Test & Danny O'Neil's Fresh Start

RUNDOWN 

At the top of the show, the guys list the winners and losers from the weekend before Mitch shares his Snoqualmie Casino trip. Then, they dig into the . A four-pack of guests include Brady Henderson and Joe Fann for the No-Table, Rick Neuheisel, and longtime Seattle media figure Danny O’Neil. The “Other Stuff” segment features a variety of odds and ends including the falling cat, ejected USC kicker, Subway robbery, and College Gameday chants aimed at Ashton Kutcher!

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Danny O’Neil | Writer & former Seattle sports radio host

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

13:27 | Mitch shares the code word for the week two slate of Beat the Boys matchups.

20:34 | The guys go over their notes from the Hawks win against the Colts to kick of the season.

36:28 | Can Jimmy Lake turn it around after after a dreadful beginning to the 2021 Husky campaign?

47:45 | GUESTS: Brady & Joe hop aboard following the week one win for Seattle at Indianapolis.

1:10:51 | GUEST: Rick is back for a recap of the college football weekend featuring a shocker in Columbus and a dud in Ann Arbor.

1:35:21 | GUEST: Danny O’Neil checks in to talk about his recent departure from 710 ESPN Seattle and what’s next. 

2:09:52 | Mitch and Scott volley “Other Stuff” topics including a falling cat, emotional rendition of The National Anthem, US Open, & Ashton Kutcher shower heckling.

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Episode 157 – NFL Kickoff Extravaganza & Dawgs Stunned By Griz

RUNDOWN 

Football season is finally here and today’s show begins with a Stump the Band question followed by some podcast housekeeping with football season kicking off. Then, the guys react to the embarrassing season opening loss for the Dawgs and share their initial thoughts heading into week one for the Hawks. A dynamite lineup of guests beginning with Rick Neuheisel followed by Peter King, Randy Mueller, and Slickhawk. Finally, Mitch and Scott put a bow on the episode chatting about a variety of odds and ends including the red hot Mariners, Trent Dilfer in hot water, and Naomi Osaka’s recent disheartening press conference. 

GUESTS 

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst 
  • Peter King | NBC Sports & MMQB columnist 
  • Randy Mueller | NFL Executive of the Year (2000)
  • Matt “Slickhawk” Mikolas | Shootin’ the Shit with Slick & Mitch co-host

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

1:47 | The guys begin with a good ol’ round of Stump the Band…topic is Utah State draft picks.

18:49 | Did the Huskies actually lose to Montana, and if so, where do they go from here?

45:40 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns with the first week of college football in the books including the dud on Montlake.

1:08:03 | GUEST: Peter King swings by to share his top storylines heading into week one and his favorites from each division.

1:28:27 | GUEST: Randy Mueller is back to preview the NFL season as the Hawks head to Indy for their opener.

1:41:57 |  GUEST: Slickhawk hops aboard to chat about the M’s, the Beat the Boys contest, and the passing of Ben Wright.

2:06:45 | After a forty year hiatus, Abba is back…sort of…

2:10:03 | Just when you think the M’s are dead in the water, they keep the playoff dream alive.

2:13:20 | Was Trent Dilfer out of line for his physical encounter with a youth football player?

2:17:12 | Naomi Osaka’s latest press conference serves as another reminder of the heartbreaking mental health issues she’s facing.

2:21:05 | Who made the cut for WNBA’s release of its top 25 players in league history?

2:23:10 | Rest in peace to TV personality Willard Scott, wide receiver David Patten, longtime golf broadcaster Ben Wright, & guitarist Rickie Lee Reynolds. 

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Episode 156 – Seahawks No-Table Roster Rundown & Eastlake Little League Williamsport Journey

RUNDOWN

Today’s show begins with reaction to ESPN getting duped followed a recap of Hotshot’s annual camping trip. Then, the guys give thanks that postseason has finally concluded and what they’re looking forward to when the Hawks take the field in two weeks. Featured guests are Seahawks Insiders Brady Henderson and Joe Fann, Eastlake Little League head coach Rich Todd, and M’s writer with The Athletic Corey Brock. Finally, in the “Other Stuff” segment, a variety of topics are brought to the table including Deshaun Watson trade rumors, the upcoming Monica Lewinsky television series, and Tiger’s auctioned putter!

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Joe Fann | Seahawks No-Table contributor
  • Rich Todd | Eastlake Little League baseball coach
  • Corey Brock | The Athletic Mariners writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Kudos to Bishop Sycamore HS for pulling the wool over ESPN’s eyes and getting drubbed on national television.

24:19 | Hallelujah the NFL preseason is finally over…Mitch decided a five hour wait for sushi was better than watching the game versus the Chargers.

44:33 | GUEST: Brady and Joe return to the No-Table with the preseason in the books and the final roster cuts on tap.

1:11:10 | GUEST: Eastlake baseball coach Rich Todd joins the show to relive his team’s run in the Little League World Series.

1:26:06 | GUEST: Corey Brock returns to discuss the M’s slim chances of making a postseason run and potential roster moves in the offseason.

1:48:08 | As crazy as it seems, Deshaun Watson may be headed to Miami before opening day amidst his legal controversy.

1:51:15 | College football season is underway and Nebraska’s fall from prominence rolls along.

1:54:48 | The guys play a round of Stump the Band…topic is highest paid female athletes.

1:58:23 | Will you watch Impeachment: American Crime Story when it drops on FX this fall?

2:03:12 | How much would you spend for a Tiger Woods used backup putter?

2:09:14 | RIP actor Ed Asner & Iron Butterfly drummer Ron Bushy.

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Episode 155 – Slickhawk Reunion, Kirkland Little League Legend Cody Webster, & Rondeau Relishing Retirement

RUNDOWN

To kick things off, the guys play a round of Stump the Band and share an update on Patron programming during football season. Then, Mitch and Scott briefly chat about the second preseason Seahawks game before discussing the Jamal Adams extension and a link to Duane Brown’s status. A trio of guests are Mitch’s former producer Matt Mikolas, Kirkland little league champion Cody Webster, and legendary UW broadcaster Bob Rondeau. The “Other Stuff” segment covers a lot of ground including Bill Russell’s hot-tub, Washington Football Team’s potential name options, and a big announcement by OnlyFans to its users!

GUESTS

  • Matt “Slickhawk” Mikolas | Former Mitch in the Morning producer
  • Cody Webster | 1982 Kirkland Little League MVP
  • Bob Rondeau | Former UW broadcaster

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:11 | Scott is tested on MLB home run trivia in a round of Stump the Band.

11:17 | Mitch announces the football season weekly podcast lineup for Patrons.

36:51 | The NFL regular season can’t get here soon enough after that ugly preseason game against the Broncos. 

57:32 | GUEST: Matt Mikolas joins the show for his first (of many) Mitch Unfiltered shows to catch up after a long hiatus of working together.

1:28:28 | GUEST: 1982 Little League World Series champion Cody Webster from Kirkland, WA checks in to recollect memories from that magical run and the personal challenges that followed.

1:45:50 | GUEST: Bob Rondeau hops aboard to chat about his recent retirement behind the mic at UW and current success at the race track. 

2:10:29 | The guys re-enact a Jurassic Park scene in light of a recent scientific discovery of sharks.

2:13:09 | Sha’Carri Richardson’s return to the track didn’t go as planned after her Olympics suspension.

2:15:23 | Bill Russell is selling his Mercer Island home and is sad to leave his hot-tub behind.

2:18:16 | A foot race between Tyreek Hill and Usain Bolt might finally come to fruition.

2:21:34 | What should the new team name for the Washington Football Team be…or should they just keep it as is?

2:24:55 | OnlyFans is banning sexually explicit content on their website much to everyone’s dismay. 

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Episode 154 – Unfiltered Rewind: I Am Sorry

RUNDOWN

Nearly three years ago, Mitch Unfiltered was born and Episode 1 of the podcast was an emotional account of the struggles Mitch encountered and his outlook moving forward. Mitch and Scott begin the show by discussing the reaction that first episode garnered and the advice for those facing mental health issues. Then, Mitch and Jason D. Hamilton take you back to November 2018 for the inaugural show. Enjoy! 

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Episode 153 – Seahawks Training Camp No-Table & Sharp Football Analysis

RUNDOWN

To kick things off, the guys weigh in on the new Jeopardy! host and also outline the next few weeks of shows before opening the listener mailbag. Then, Mitch and Scott chat about the gold medal sweep for USA Basketball, Steve Hutchinson’s hall of fame induction, and troubling Richard Sherman news. Lots of guests today beginning with Hawks insiders Brady Henderson & Joe Fann followed by football expert analyst Warren Sharp and sports science doctor at St. Catherine University Rebecca Busanich. The “Other Stuff” segment covers a lot of ground including Josh Allen & Steph Curry contracts, the late Paul Allen’s recently sold yacht, and a growing trend of showering less! 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Joe Fann | Seattle sports writer 
  • Warren Sharp | Sharp Football Analysis
  • Dr. Rebecca Busanich | Associate Professor of Exercise and Sport Studies at St. Catherine University

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:02 | Mitch sets the table for the next few weeks of scheduling for the podcast with football season coming up.

17:03 | Congratulations to Team USA basketball for sweeping gold on the mens and womens side.

19:24 | Did you catch the Steve Hutchinson Hall of Fame speech and his comments about Seattle?

30:24 | Details have surfaced about Richard Sherman’s mental struggles that preceded his recent arrest that are troubling.

36:41 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson and Joe Fann hop aboard for a Training Camp No-Table to talk about standouts and possible holdouts. 

1:10:13 | GUEST: Warren Sharp returns to provide a sneak preview to his renowned Sharp Football Analysis 2021 Football Preview

1:35:19 | GUEST: Dr. Rebecca Busanich joins the show to break down the mental health issues illuminated by prominent athletes.

1:53:29 | Josh Allen just inked a deal with the Bills that matches what Tom Brady has made throughout his entire career.

1:58:59 | OJ Simpson is avoiding Los Angeles out of fear for running into Nicole Brown’s killer. 

2:02:19 | Vanessa Bryant and her mother settled on a frivolous lawsuit about “unpaid work” aka spending time with grandchildren.

2:05:22 | Paul Allen’s yacht sold for a shabby $300 million complete with a pizza oven. 

2:07:54 | Bryson DeChambeau is being scolded by the PGA for not yelling “fore” during errant drives.

2:12:01 | Jake Gyllenhaal is joining the growing movement of bathing less which grosses Mitch out.

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Episode 152 – Mitch's Vacation Wish List & Dipoto Deadline Report Card

RUNDOWN

The show kicks off with a Stump the Band question for Scott about NFL quarterbacks followed by some listener emails.
Then the guys delve into a discussion about media subscription overload, Mitch’s ground rules during his vacation, and reaction to the M’s trades prior to the trade deadline. Three “Best Of” guests are retired Navy captain Charlie Plumb, longtime Seattle sports media figure Jim Moore, & television actress & teacher Nicci Carr. Later, the guys weigh in on miscellaneous topics ranging from Hawks training camp to Evander Kane’s betting investigation, to ScarJo’s lawsuit with Disney. Enjoy!

GUESTS

  • Charlie Plumb | Retired United States Navy Captain
  • Jim Moore | Former Seattle sports radio personality
  • Nicci Carr | TV actress

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | With coronavirus running through the Vikings quarterback room, which familiar face will be taking snaps in training camp?

3:30 | The guys open up the listener mailbag for some Unfiltered feedback.

17:03 | If someone is listening to Mitch Unfiltered for the first time, they’ll be interested to know how Scott earned the nickname “Hotshot”

20:33 | How much money would we save if we all just cancelled our monthly media subscriptions? 

27:10 | Mitch makes his long-awaited return to air travel for a vacation and he has a few simple requests while he’s gone.

41:08 | With the MLB trade deadline in the rearview mirror, did Dipoto do the right thing to balance the present with the future?

51:53 | GUEST: Charlie Plumb tells his story of surviving six years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam after his fighter jet was shot down over Hanoi.

1:29:41 | GUEST: Jim Moore jumps aboard to share some memories during his career as a sports writer and radio personality in Seattle.

2:09:00 | GUEST: Nicci Carr joins the show to talk about the emotional roller coaster ride in her role on the “Scoop There It Is” GEICO commercial with Tag Team.

2:31:16 | There is a new leader in the clubhouse for highest valued football card which will blow your mind.

2:33:13 | Seahawks training camp is underway and early storylines include an Eskridge injury and Taylor expectations.

2:40:48 | Evander Kane is facing serious allegations about sports gambling against his own team…by his wife! 

2:44:46 | Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney for fifty million smackers for their streaming release of Black Widow after being promised a theatrical debut. 

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Episode 151 – Olympic Gold Medalist Dan O'Brien & Jamal Adams Contract Crystal Ball

RUNDOWN

To kick off today’s show, Mitch scours through a pile of minidisks of interviews from years gone by before Scott chats about his afternoon at the T-Mobile Park followed by a opening of the Mitch Unfiltered mailbox. Then, the guys discuss the embarrassing start for Team USA basketball with a loss to France and the scrutiny aimed at the Kraken front office for their expansion draft selections. Three guests are 1996 Olympic decathlon gold medalist Dan O’Brien, former Seahawks executive Randy Mueller, and MLB draft expert Jim Callis. The “Other Stuff” segment features a variety of topics including an NFL training camp attendee watch, the ageless Nelson Cruz, and Bill Walton placing personal treasures up for sale!

GUESTS

  • Dan O’Brien | 1996 Olympic gold medal decathlete
  • Randy Mueller | NFL Executive of the Year (2000)
  • Jim Callis | MLB Pipeline senior writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Does anyone have a minidisk player so Mitch can listen to his pile of interview files from the past 25 years?

4:40 | Why the heck did it take Scott eight hours to go to a baseball game on Sunday?

9:49 | Listeners don’t hold back with today’s reading of the mailbag!

23:34 | Mitch hasn’t caught a minute of Olympics coverage yet, but maybe that’s a good thing considering the hoops team lost to France.

27:19 | Kraken insiders are skeptical about the crop of players the franchise selected for their inaugural season.

36:50 | GUEST: Dan O’Brien shares his story as a kid from Portland that became an Olympic gold medalist in the 1996 games in Atlanta.

1:15:09 | GUEST: Randy Mueller jumps aboard to chat about top Hawks training camp stories including Jamal Adams’ contract situation.

1:37:56 | GUEST: Jim Callis weighs in on the 2021 MLB Draft class including M’s top pick out of high school Harry Ford.

1:54:00 | Which notable NFL contract-seekers will or will not show up to training camp?

1:57:51 | It sure would be nice if the Mariners still had Boomstick in their lineup, even at age 41.

2:03:11 | The NFL is cracking down on coaches and players that refuse to get vaccinated.

2:08:02 | Bill Russell is auctioning off his NBA memorabilia which makes Mitch sad, but also interested.

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Episode 150 – Richard Sherman Issues Apology & What's The Hubbub With Bubble Tea

RUNDOWN 

Today’s episode begins with Hotshot explaining the bubble tea phenomenon which seems to have sprung up out of nowhere. Then, the guys provide their takeaways from the Richard Sherman incident and the lasting impact it will have for him and his family. Three best-of guests are local golfing legend Fred Couples, singer-songwriter Gary Portnoy, and author Larry “Ratso” Sloman. Later, Mitch and Scott chat about a variety of topics ranging from cardboard beds to the shooting at the Nationals game to stolen teeth!

GUESTS 

  • Fred Couples | PGA golfer
  • Gary Portnoy | Singer-songwriter
  • Larry “Ratso” Sloman | co-author of Mike Tyson autobiography Undisputed Truth

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | What the heck is bubble tea and since when were they built at every street corner in sight?

21:36 | Richard Sherman broke his silence about his incident and has revealed some mental issues he is dealing with.  

41:21 | GUEST: 1992 Masters Champion Fred Couples joins the show to shares some memories from his countless rounds at Augusta. 

1:13:25 | GUEST: Gary Portnoy tells the story of creating the iconic theme song to Cheers “Where Everybody Knows Your Name”. 

1:42:42 | GUEST: Larry Sloman steps in the ring to weigh in on Mike Tyson’s return to the ring after a 15-year hiatus.  

2:13:08 | Which did you enjoy more…Shark Week or The Open Championship.

2:18:24 | There is a rumor swirling around that the beds in Tokyo are made of cardboard to keep the Olympics athletes socially distanced.

2:25:03 | A shooting at Nationals Park revealed the heroism of Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado.

2:29:56 | A woman in Nevada planned her grand robbery…at a dentist office.