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Episode 66 – Fred Couples Makes Unfiltered Debut, Richard Johnson Battles the NCAA , & Aftermath of Garrett's Helmet Slam

RUNDOWN

Mitch begins the show by reflection on year one of the podcast in the books. Then, the guys chat about the current subscription-based media environment. With the Seahawks idle, did their playoff stance improve or decline? Guests include golfer Fred Couples, Rick Neuheisel, college athlete lawyer in the James Wiseman case Richard Johnson, and author of “When it Mattered Most” Kevin Ticen. The “other stuff” segment covers topics ranging from the Garrett/Rudolph incident, Kaepernick workout, cheating Astros, and most importantly…ranch on Taco Time tacos!

GUESTS

  • Fred Couples | PGA golfer
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports Analyst
  • Richard Johnson | College athlete rights lawyer
  • Kevin Ticen | Author of “When it Mattered Most”

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Mitch Unfiltered has reached a notable milestone with the release of Episode 66, what could it be?

6:44 | Everything seems to come with a fee these days…including watching Husky hoops.

13:48 | The Seahawks were supposed to be leading the NFC West until the Cardinals decided to screw everything up!

26:24 | No free tacos at Taco Time this Tuesday due to the bye week, but that won’t stop Mitch from swinging by…and don’t forget the ranch sauce!

34:23 | Mitch & Scott share their thoughts on the helmet bash by Myles Garrett that swept the sports nation over the past few days.

47:41 | Colin Kaepernick participated in a private workout in front of NFL scouts on Saturday, but does he really want to get back in the league?

51:48 | How did Sunday’s results shake up the NFC playoff picture as it pertains to the Hawks?

1:00:10 | GUEST: Fred Couples swings by to catch up on his golf career in his first appearance on the podcast.

1:20:23 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel reviews the weekend in college football including losses by two previous undefeated teams and a season-ending injury to Tua.

1:44:07 | GUEST: Attorney Richard Johnson breaks down the details of James Wiseman’s suspension by the NCAA and how he is working to get his client back on the court.

2:08:13 | GUEST: Kevin Ticen joins the podcast to talk about his book “When it Mattered Most” which chronicles the Seattle Metropolitans as the city prepares for a return of the NHL. 

2:26:17 | Hotshot was at McChord AFB this weekend to showcase his tremendous talent for a hoops tourney.

2:29:29 | Does Alabama stand a chance with Tua done for the season?

2:32:36 | Which side of the fence are you on regarding the Monmouth guard stealing the ball for a late bucket in their blowout loss by Kansas?

2:36:14 | The list of the 100 greatest NFL teams was released and there are a few that made the cut which captures Mitch’s attention.

2:41:03 | Mitch isn’t a big James Harden fan, and his 41-shot night didn’t improve his opinion either.

2:43:39 | More details about the Houston Astros sign stealing during the 2017 World Series have surfaced which piles on to the already shady story.  

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Episode 65 – Huskies Grab Clutch Victory in Alaska, Sounders Capture the Cup Before Record Crowd, and Bama & Penn State Suffer First Blemish

RUNDOWN

The guys begin today’s show with a salute to the hometown Seattle Sounders who are MLS Cup champions! Then, they share their first impressions of the Huskies after beating Baylor on Friday night, weigh in on two indictments against college athletes who accepted funds against NCAA policy, and recap the marquee college football games over the weekend including the implications from the results. Today’s guests include the long-lost Jason D. Hamilton, former SI writer Ben Baskin, Rick Neuheisel, Forbes writer Tom Taulli, and Tom Bogert of MLSsoccer.com. Later, the guys chat about the Sunday slate of NFL matchups with the Hawks idle. They close out with a laugh at Jeremy Roenick’s golf story with Michael Jordan and Dion Waiters’ recent flight that leaves him high and dry for the next 10 Heat games.

GUESTS

  • Jason Hamilton | UW basketball broadcast analyst
  • Ben Baskin | Former Sports Illustrated writer
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS college football analyst
  • Tom Taulli | Forbes columnist
  • Tom Bogert | MLSsoccer.com writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:19 | Mitch and Scott may not be the biggest soccer fans, but they begin the show with an ode to the MLS Cup champs in Seattle Sounders FC!

25:05 | The nominees of notable 65s for episode naming rights is revealed.

27:43 | UW pulled out an impressive win against ranked Baylor to begin their season which has Husky fans buzzing!

33:55 | The NCAA is knee-deep in two new petty investigations of two high-profile college athletes accepting funds which is growing increasingly tiresome. 

43:30 | Alabama and Penn State both lost over the weekend, how far will the playoff committee push these two storied programs down the rankings?

55:12 | GUEST: Jason D. Hamilton makes a long-awaited return to the podcast in the wake of a head-turning win to begin the UW’s season.

1:19:54 | GUEST: Ben Baskin shares the lesser-known story of new Seahawk Josh Gordon whose off-the-field issues have plagued his promising career. 

1:44:28 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel recaps a memorable weekend of college football featuring stunning victories by LSU and Minnesota over Alabama and Penn State respectively.

2:13:37 | Tom Taulli discusses Google’s recent acquisition of Fitbit for the rock-bottom price of $2.1 billion!

2:28:47 | Tom Bogert paints the picture at CenturyLink Field on Sunday which featured a record crowd witnessing an MLS Cup Championship victory for the Seattle Sounders FC.

2:49:05 | As the Seahawks and 49ers await Monday night, there was a full lineup of exciting NFL action with playoff implications.

2:55:28 | Former NHL star Jeremy Roenick shared a story about Michael Jordan on a radio show that is similar to an experience by one of Mitch’s acquaintances.  

3:01:43 | Stephen A. Smith just inked the most lucrative contract for a sportscaster which has many people scratching their heads.

3:05:59 | Dion Waiters created a new twist to the term mile-“high” club which resulted in a 10-game suspension.

 

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Episode 64 – Swashbuckling Win for Seahawks, Misery on Montlake, & Baseball Steps Aside for College Hoops

RUNDOWN

Today’s show begins with Mitch presenting a question to Scott that would have put an interesting twist to the end of today’s Seahawks game. Then, they dig in to the football weekend in Seattle beginning with a tough loss for the Huskies courtesy of the Utes followed by another nail-biting victory for the Hawks. Today’s quartet of guests include Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel, college hoops writer for Sporting News Mike DeCourcy, and MLB analyst and former GM Steve Phillips. Later, the guys roll through their laundry list of topics including the upcoming Sounders championship match, the demise of the Golden State Warriors, Mike Hopkins’ promising Husky hoops squad, and an important question we’ve all been asking ourselves…what do we make of the Aaron Rodgers/Danica Patrick relationship?

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Steve Phillips | MLB analyst/former GM
  • Mike DeCourcy | Sporting News college basketball writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Mitch begins the show with a question that relates to a new concern that cropped up in the Seahawks game on Sunday.

18:15 | The shabby list of 64s for episode naming rights is revealed…who will get the nod in the end?

20:45 | Mitch and Scott run down their list of positive and negative takeaways from the 40-34 overtime shootout between Seattle and Tampa.

42:12 | Hotshot’s Huskies fall to 5-4 after Saturday’s home loss to Utah – where do Coach Pete and the Dawgs go from here? 

57:54 | GUEST: Brady Henderson recounts the thrilling overtime victory for the Hawks over the Buccaneers on Sunday.

1:17:34 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel recaps the week in college football as the list of playoff contenders continually dwindles and the Huskies suffer another loss.

1:39:38 | GUEST: Steve Phillips returns to wrap up the MLB season highlighted by a World Series title for the Nationals and to preview the upcoming offseason storylines as the hot stove is fired up!

1:56:56 | GUEST: Mike DeCourcy previews the upcoming NCAA basketball season with regular season play tipping off Tuesday night.

2:21:34 | The guys are so fired up about the Sounders MLS Cup match they can hardly contain themselves!

2:24:33 | Should the NFL overtime rule be changed even though it benefitted the Seahawks in their Week 9 win?

2:25:55 | Coach Hop’s Huskies get set for their regular season debut featuring a roster loaded with young talent.

2:29:49 | The 2019 MLB season has come to an end with the Washington Nationals winning the World Series in an unprecedented seven games.

2:37:56 | With Steph Curry’s hand broken, should the Warriors replicate what the Spurs did when they retooled with Robinson and Duncan?

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Episode 63 – Victorious Business Trip Over Dirty Birds, Astros Part Ways With Taubman, and Operation Varsity Blues Uncovered

RUNDOWN

Episode 63 kicks off with an update on the Patreon shows and the upcoming return of Mr. Postseason. Then, the guys dive in to their opinion on the Hawks win against the Falcons on Sunday. Today’s guests include Brady Henderson and Rick Neuheisel for a Seahawks wrap-up and a college football recap respectively. Also on the podcast is Joey Garrison to discuss the latest on Operation Varsity Blues and Evan Drellich for a Houston Astros front office update. Later, Mitch and Hotshot have a few laughs at the expense of Frank Thomas, NFL officials, and Yu Darvish. Also, how concerned should the Seahawks be with San Fran who are unbeatable this season?

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Joey Garrison | USA Today national correspondent 
  • Evan Drellich | The Athletic baseball business writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

11:42 | A familiar figure will be joining the podcast starting this Thursday for Episode 63P!

22:14 | The trend of few noteworthy athletes that wore number 63 continues as the guys seek candidates for episode naming rights.

25:49 | Mitch and Scott roll through their list of highs and lows in the Seahawks matchup against the Falcons.

49:38 | GUEST: Brady Henderson breaks down the 27-20 victory for the Seahawks down in Atlanta.

1:11:54 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel recaps a pivotal weekend in college football as the race to the CFP heats up.

1:33:07 | GUEST: Joey Garrison provides an update on the developing story of fraudulent college admissions. 

1:48:28 | GUEST: Evan Drellich discusses the removal of Brandon Taubman from the Houston Astros organization following an act of aggressive toward female reporters.

2:01:20 | Frank Thomas is giving Ray Liotta a run for his money as the leader of creepy celebrity endorsers of medication.

2:03:44 | The Niners keep winning and the days keep ticking until the Hawks take on San Fran down in the Bay on Monday Night Football.

2:07:04 | Hotshot has a question NFL officiating…something we are all too familiar with.

2:10:38 | Michael Bennett has been traded again and his career is eerily following a similar trajectory to other notable recent Seahawks.

2:16:30 | Trae Young is having a heckuva start to his sophomore season in the NBA – can the Hawks guard keep it up?

2:19:35 | Yu Darvish trolls Justin Verlander on Twitter which was nearly two years in the making!

2:21:17 | Scott highlights a story of a young man with cerebral palsy that was given the opportunity to fulfill his dream at the skatepark. 

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Episode 62 – Lamar's Legs Dice Seahawks Defense, Ducks Spoil Husky Homecoming, & Franchise Hopes Rests on Knees of Young Stars

RUNDOWN

Today’s episode begins with a story about an Apple “Air Drop” fail that left over one hundred travelers stranded. This leads to a discussion about sifting through listener critiques. Then, the guys share their takeaways from the Seahawks 30-16 loss to the Ravens and the Huskies defeat from rival Oregon. Brady Henderson and Michael Bumpus join Mitch for a Seahawks roundtable discussion. Also, Rick Neuheisel of CBS Sports, Huskies play-by-play broadcaster Tony Castricone and Todd Leabo of Sports Radio 810 WHB in Kansas City are featured guests. Later, Mitch and Hotshot volley topics including Zion Williamson, Athlete of the Week honors, and another example of Mitch’s superior rap skills!

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson/Michael Bumpus | ESPN Seahawks insider/Football analyst
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Tony Castricone | UW play-by-play broadcaster
  • Todd Leabo | Sports Radio 810 WHB – Kansas City

TABLE OF CONTENTS

5:46 | The guys clear out the Mitch Unfiltered mailbag by addressing recent emails, tweets, Air Drops, and more!

20:22 | The lackluster list of 62s in sports history is revealed and Mitch teases his choice for episode naming rights

21:59 | Mitch and Hotshot provide their thoughts on the Seahawks loss to Baltimore on Sunday.

37:37 | The guys rewind to Saturday’s rivalry matchup between Washington and Oregon which the Dawgs let slip through their hands down the stretch.

52:40 | Brady Henderson and Michael Bumpus join Mitch for a Seahawks roundtable to break down the 30-16 victory for the Ravens in Seattle on Sunday afternoon. 

1:14:49 | Rick Neuheisel picks up the pieces from a disappointing result at Montlake as the Huskies fall to Oregon and also recaps other college football action over the weekend.

1:44:10 | Tony Castricone shares his perspective from the booth on Saturday as the Dawgs lost to Oregon 35-31 courtesy of a late Ducks touchdown.

2:03:15 | Todd Leabo presents the latest prognosis for Patrick Mahomes’ knee injury and if the Chiefs can tread water in his absence.

2:21:19 | Will Zion Williamson’s knees hold up as his NBA debut is up in the air given his latest injury?

2:26:08 | Mitch hands out his Athlete of the Week award to an inspirational young man from The University of Minnesota.

2:28:54 | Aaron Rodgers joined an exclusive club in NFL history following his five touchdown performance against the Raiders on Sunday.

2:31:07 | A loyal Mitch Unfiltered listener shared his latest tradition of celebrating Taco Time Tuesday.

2:46:16 | Mitch throws down a few verses from his favorite rapper Gucci Mane who lost a six-figure bet to Drake during last season’s NBA playoffs.

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Episode 61 – Seahawks Produce More Turnovers Than a Pastry Shop, Husky Offense Answers Wake-Up Call, and Social Change Through Sport in Iran

RUNDOWN

Scott returns in the nick of time for Episode 61 after another weekend in Burbank, but this this time for a special occasion. The guys briefly touch on the Huskies who get set for a date with the Ducks next Saturday. Then, they launch into a detailed recap of the Seahawks win in Cleveland vaulting them to 5-1 with the Ravens on tap. Guests include Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel, Todd Dewey from Las Vegas Journal Review on an interesting sports gambling story in Houston, and Tariq Panja to discuss a World Cup game in Iran which broke down a longstanding social barrier for progressive change. The guys close the show by volleying topics including the red-hot Nats, Jags vs. Jalen, a rule change in the NFL that has gone awry, and Mitch’s Athlete of the Week! 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Todd Dewey | Las Vegas Journal Review
  • Tariq Panja | The New York Times

TABLE OF CONTENTS

3:18 | Hotshot was back in Burbank over the weekend not just for work, but also to see one of his idols in person!

22:39 | The slim pickins in the 60s continue as Episode 61 presents a shabby list of notable show-naming candidates.

23:24 | Dawgs vs. Ducks next Saturday unfortunately won’t live up to the preseason hype even with a second-half turnaround in Tucson to get UW back in the win column. 

25:36 | Mitch & Scott weigh in on the highs and lows of the gutsy 32-28 victory for the now 5-1 Seahawks with Jarran Reed returning.

1:00:04 | Brady Henderson joins the show live from Cleveland following Seattle’s win over the Browns for postgame commentary.

1:19:57 | Rick Neuheisel stops by following an another exciting weekend of college football. Which teams are poised to make a run to the playoff and can the Huskies finish the season on a high note?

1:40:49 | Todd Dewey of Las Vegas Journal Review discusses the latest high-stakes wager by Houston-based furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale on his hometown Astros.

1:55:01 | Tariq Panja provides an account of the World Cup qualifier in Tehran last week which broke a 40-year barrier of entry for Iranian women to see their national team play a live game on their native soil. 

2:13:44 | The Nationals are marching toward the National League pennant which would give the M’s a lonely distinction.

2:15:20 | Will the Jags figure out what they’re going to do with Jalen Ramsey or will he keep sitting out games for new “injuries” every week?

2:16:11 | The NFL needs to admit they made a mistake with the pass interference challenge rule and get rid of it.

2:17:25 | Lamar Jackson demonstrated his good-natured personality by making sure the photographer he mowed over on the sidelines was okay after the game.

2:18:28 | Mitch nominates his Athlete of the Week – make sure to check out the video on the Mitch Unfiltered Facebook page!

2:25:50 | The ‘LPhins (no “D”, no “O”) are successfully tanking for Tua by losing to the Redskins on Sunday.

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Episode 60 – Savoring Seahawks Thursday Night Thriller, Huskies Hit Petersen-Era Low Point, and Dallas Police Officer Guilty of Murder

RUNDOWN

The show begins with an unexpected encounter Mitch recently experienced which he hadn’t before. Then, the guys place Saturday night’s loss to Stanford in perspective in terms of Petersen’s career at UW. Also, Mitch and Scott continue the conversation of the Seahawks dramatic victory on Thursday. Guests include Rick Neuheisel, Brady Henderson, ESPN writer Dan Murphy, and Dallas Morning News reporter LaVendrick Smith. Other topics include Percy Harvin’s locker room confession, the optics of postgame pleasantries between NFL players, and Penny Hardaway’s bold prediction. Finally, the Episode is dedicated to a special family and makes a call to action against a horrific disease. 

GUESTS

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Dan Murphy | ESPN writer
  • LaVendrick Smith | Dallas Morning News reporter

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:22 | Mitch had a first-time experience while at the batting cages with his son last week.

19:43 | The podcast has reached Episode 60 and the list of naming rights candidates will be rather slim for awhile as the guys sift through NFL lineman of yesteryear.

22:58 | Chris Petersen’s Huskies were outplayed by Stanford in all phases of the game during Saturday’s disaster on The Farm.

29:40 | Did you bask in the glory of the Hawks win on Thursday night while watching the rest of the league slug it out on Sunday? 

41:10 | Percy Harvin comes clean about rumors during his days in Seattle.

45:25 | Would the acquisition of Jalen Ramsey transform the Seahawks from a postseason threat to a championship contender?

52:29 | Rick Neuheisel reviews last week’s slate of college football action including UW’s embarrassing loss to the Cardinal.

1:12:10 | Brady Henderson joins Mitch to relive the magic at CenturyLink Field on Thursday night featuring another MVP caliber performance by Russ and an unlikely missed kick to seal the deal. 

1:33:41 | Dan Murphy checks in to chat about the Fair Pay to Play initiative which would allow student athletes to receive payment for name, image, and likeness and receive compensation for participation in sports.

1:51:37 | LaVendrick Smith provides the details of Dallas police officer Amber Guyger’s murder trial which resulted in the death of neighbor Botham Jean.

2:15:50 | The Seahawks didn’t score a rushing touchdown against the Rams, but that won’t stop Mitch from making a trip to Taco Time this Tuesday!

2:19:00 | Hotshot was recently listening to the audio of the 1991 Rose Bowl with the Huskies and somehow it turns into him taking a cheap shot at Mitch’s beloved Dolphins.

2:24:47 | Penny Hardaway has some high hopes for his Memphis Tigers squad this season – are his expectations justified?

2:28:29 | Were you put off by the exchange of jerseys by Russell Wilson and Kyler Murray postgame and do these jovial encounters rub you the wrong way?

2:33:09 | Mitch confesses that Lonzo Ball’s announcement that he is not on speaking terms with his wacky dad Lavar makes him happy.

2:37:07 | Snoop Dogg helped take Kansas basketball’s Midnight Madness event to another level and in turn validated the allegations that the program has lost its institutional control. 

2:41:51 | Mitch dedicates the show to a special family with local ties affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

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Episode 59 – Clowney Pick-Six Deflates Cardinals, King Felix Takes a Bow, and First Adidas Shoe Drops on Bill Self

RUNDOWN

Today’s episode begins with thoughts on Thursday’s emotional sendoff to Felix Hernandez as a Mariner and his 15-year career in Seattle. Then, the guys weigh in on the convincing victory for the Hawks on Sunday as they get set for a Thursday night showdown with the Rams. Today’s guests include Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, Mariners writer Corey Brock, and Vahe Gregorian of the Kansas City Star. Later Mitch and Hotshot chat about UW’s win over the Trojans and the road defeat for Wazzu against the Utes. Other topics on the laundry list include Vontaze Burfict’s cheap shot, Bagel Guy bailing on his fight with Screech, and Pete Alonso’s record-setting rookie season. Finally, Mitch reveals who Episode 59 is named after which comes at a perfect time!

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Corey Brock | Mariners writer for The Athletic
  • Vahe Gregorian | Kansas City Star sports columnist

TABLE OF CONTENTS

8:13 | Andy Reid’s postgame speech after the Chiefs narrow victory over the Lions reveals he isn’t exactly a connoisseur of fine arts.

15:28 | The guys list some notable 59s in sports history, however the episode is ultimately named after a topical figure that donned the number early in his career.

18:38 | Does Felix Hernandez belong in the Mariners Mount Rushmore based on performance and loyalty to the franchise?

33:09 | Mitch and Hotshot discuss Sunday’s win for the Hawks as Seattle heads into a short week with the Rams up next.

53:16 | Brady Henderson breaks down the dominant victory in the desert by the Seahawks against the Cardinals.

1:16:24 | Rick Neuheisel is back for another recap of college football action over the weekend as the Dawgs cruised past USC, the Cougs fell to the Utes, and Clemson survived a scare.

1:36:22 | Corey Brock recounts the emotional finale by Felix Hernandez on Thursday and summarizes the tremendous career of The King.

1:55:14 | Kansas City Star sports writer Vahe Gregorian weighs in on the allegations against Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self for lack of institutional control stemming from recruiting violations.

2:08:10 | Everyone hates Thursday Night Football, but alas, our beloved Seahawks will be gearing up for another battle in a few days against the Rams.

2:09:26 | Scott’s Huskies prevailed over USC on Saturday while the Cougs defense sputtered again.

 2:11:42 | Hotshot simply cannot get over the loss against the Saints which is a sign he’s becoming a greedy Hawks fan.

2:12:51| Vontaze Burfict was ejected from Sunday’s game after a senseless helmet-to-helmet hit, the same outcome for other recent incidental collisions further complicating player safety rules.

2:14:53 | Will you watch the Superbowl halftime entertainment which has been announced as the duo of J-Lo and Shakira?

2:16:10 | It took just four weeks for both Mitch and Hotshot to be eliminated from the Unfiltered Survivor Pool!

2:17:25 | The MLB regular season has come to an end and a notable record was broken by a young Mets slugger.

2:18:43 | The Bagel Guy was set to fight Dustin Diamond, but the bout didn’t go according to plan.

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Episode 58 – Hawks Slip into Loss Column, Eason Electric While Cougs Choke, & Netflix Backing Up Brinks Truck for Seinfeld

RUNDOWN

The guys attempt to pick up the pieces from an ugly loss to the Saints with some laughs. Mitch begins with a confession about a Tweet he almost sent Saturday night about Chip Kelly before the wild comeback. Then, he stages a “Social Situation Verbal Catch Phrase Protest.” After that, it’s time to take the Hawks to task for their sloppy performance. Guests include Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel, and Wall Street Journal writer Joe Flint. Later, the guys chat about the Huskies and Cougs games, the latest chapter in the Antonio Brown saga, and whether or not a certain Syracuse alum should be inducted in Canton.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports analyst & former coach
  • Joe Flint | Wall Street Journal

TABLE OF CONTENTS

5:01 | What do Mitch Levy and Chip Kelly have in common? 

13:45 | Mitch stages a “Social Situation Verbal Catch Phrase Protest”.

22:49 | Notable 58s in sports history are revealed as nominees for episode naming rights.

26:27 | Mitch and Hotshot react to the unexpected loss to the Brees-less Saints in Seattle.

52:57 | Brady Henderson reviews the Seahawks loss to New Orleans and the pivotal mistakes that leave Seattle 2-1 at week’s end.

1:22:13 | Rick Neuheisel recaps a thrilling weekend of college football featuring an eye-opening performance by Jacob Eason, stunning loss by the Cougs, and controversial finish in Oxford.

1:48:15 | Joe Flint of the Wall Street Journal outlines the Netflix acquisition of streaming rights to Seinfeld which comes at a massive price tag.

2:06:06 | Saturday was pleasant for Husky fans like Hotshot, but no so much for our friends that root on the Crimson and Gray.

2:19:24 | The Antonio Brown story takes another twist as it seemingly does by the hour over the course of the last month.

2:24:54 | Is there a song that’s been stuck in your head lately?

2:26:25 | A former quarterback is lobbying hard for himself to be inducted into the NFL hall of fame, do his credentials fit the bill?

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Episode 57 – Seahawks Steal One in Steel City, Cougs Keep Rolling While Dawgs Bounce Back, and Tech Talk: iPhone 11 Hits the Shelves

RUNDOWN

Today’s show starts with a moment of reflection as Mitch contemplates his love of sports. Then, the guys react to Sunday’s battle between the Seahawks and Steelers in Pittsburgh to give Seattle a 2-0 start to the season. Also discussed in the first segment are top takeaways across the league from week three. Four great guests including Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel, MLB analyst Steve Phillips, and Dave Smith from Business Insider on the latest iPhone launch. Later, the guys chat about the good and bad about state fairs as the world famous Puyallup version is in full swing. Other topics include the worst NFL fan bases, a career milestone for Adrian Peterson, and an unlikely suitor to become title sponsor for the Miami Heat arena.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports
  • Steve Phillips | Stadium Sports analyst & former Mets GM
  • Dave Smith | Business Insider tech writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

4:29 | After the recent string of Antonio Brown issues piling up, Mitch’s optimism about sports was restored thanks to the University of Georgia football fans.

15:17 | Episode 57 doesn’t present a stellar list of show-naming candidates, but the guys do their best to select a winner.

18:00 | Week 3 of the NFL featured a hand injury to Drew Brees, a dominant second quarter by Patrick Mahomes, and Cam Newton stinking up the joint on Thursday night.

22:18 | Mitch and Hotshot discuss the pivotal moments in Sunday’s gutsy win by the Hawks.

40:52 | Brady Henderson breaks down the Seahawks hard-fought win in Pittsburgh as Seattle returns with a 2-0 record and the Saints marching in next Sunday.

1:00:55 | Rick Neuheisel recaps week three of college football including results from the top 25 and a thought on the Cougs and Huskies thus far.

1:19:57 | Steve Phillips stops by as the MLB postseason approaches and the defending champs are out of contention while the moneyballin’ A’s keep winning.

1:37:52 | Dave Smith from Business Insider talks about the launch of the much anticipated iPhone 11 and Apple’s dominance in the smart phone market.

1:54:39 | Mitch draws a line in the sand about his phone destiny by vowing to take the plunge into iPhone ownership.

1:56:08 | With the Puyallup Fair…correction…Washington State Fair underway, Scott is curious if these types of events are Mitch’s cup of tea.

2:01:39 | Which NFL team has the nastiest fans?

2:05:00 | Adrian Petersen surpassed Jim Brown for career rushing touchdowns, but Mitch still prefers Brown eight days a week.

2:06:17 | The Miami Heat were offered $10MM for naming rights of their arena by who?!