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Episode 173 – Dave Grosby Reunion & That's A Wrap, Hawks

RUNDOWN 

Mitch is frazzled at the beginning of today’s show, but eventually collects his bearings and explains the top two guests he wants to interview in 2022. Then, Mitch and Scott share their takeaways from the Seahawks season finale in the desert. Three featured guests are ESPN’s Brady Henderson and Joe Fann of WynnBet for the last postgame Seahawks No-Table of the season followed by an extended conversation with longtime Seattle radio cornerstone Dave Grosby. The “Other Stuff” segments features topics such as a Tennessee congressman “pantsing” a ref, Klay Thompson returning from injury, and a texting mistake by Antonio Brown!

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Dave Grosby | Former Seattle sports radio host

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

8:43 | A 20-game parlay in Vegas hit for over three million bucks, but the bettor hedged his wager for far less! 

28:14 | Mitch and Scott provide their takeaways from the 38-30 victory for the Hawks to close out the season.

51:22 | GUESTS: Brady and Joe are back for the Seahawks No-Table for a season wrap-up and a preview into the offseason.

1:22:07 | GUEST: Dave Grosby joins Mitch and Scott to share some memories from the ol’ radio days as Groz enters retirement.

2:17:03 | The guys close out the episode with “Other Stuff” topics such as a ref getting “pantsed”, Klay’s return to the hardwood, and Antonio Brown’s latest gaffe.

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Episode 172 – Nail in the Coffin & Graham-Kapowsin Shines on National Stage

RUNDOWN 

The guys kick off the show with Mitch explaining his awkward phone reservation for New Year’s Eve followed by opening the listener mailbag. Then, Scott chat about the Soden family Christmas before the guys reluctantly reflect on the 25-24 loss for the Hawks agains the lowly Bears. Four featured guests are ESPN’s Brady Henderson and Joe Fann of WynnBet for the Seahawks No-Table, Graham-Kapowsin football coach Eric Kurle, and Scott’s interview of Mr. Saturday Night director John Maggio. Today’s “Other Stuff” topics include chatter about a funny Twitter incident including 49ers GM John Lynch and Jimmy Garoppolo, an unusual ending to Wheel of Fortune, and Mariah Carey’s annual salary for her classic Christmas tune! 

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Eric Kurle | Graham-Kapowsin head football coach
  • John Maggio | Mr. Saturday Night director 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

3:20 | Mitch is nervous that his New Year’s Eve dinner reservation will pan out given the odd questions he was asked by the restaurant manager.

13:45 | Mitch unveils the code word for the next slate of Beat the Boys matchups as the contest approaches the finish line.  

20:24 | Hotshot is uncertain if the cat is out of the bag for his Daughter’s belief in Santa Claus . 

26:18 | Mitch and Scott provide their takeaways from the disappointing defeat to the Bears on Sunday and the rough road ahead.

42:20 | GUESTS: Brady and Joe are back for the Seahawks No-Table to talk about another loss on a short week in a Seattle snowstorm.

1:13:02 | GUEST: Graham-Kapowsin football coach Eric Kurle jumps aboard to chat about his state title run and victory over Collins Hill (GA).

1:29:07 | GUEST: Scott has a conversation with director of HBO’s Mr. Saturday Night John Maggio. 

1:40:47 | Mitch and Scott wrap up the show with the “Other Stuff” segment with topics ranging from John Lynch’s Twitter like ripping Jimmy G, controversy on Wheel of Fortune, and Mariah Carey’s royalties for All I Want For Christmas Is You.

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Episode 171 – Fly On The Wall of Bird's Celtics & More Than Just High School Football

RUNDOWN 

Today’s show begins with Scott defending himself when he was asked to give Mitch’s phone number to a former radio colleague without his permission before Mitch reads a wildly entertaining obituary. Then, Mitch and Scott chat about the NFL’s decision to postpone the Seahawks game to Sunday before chatting about the return of Tiger and grand introduction of Charlie Woods. A trio of guests include Boston Globe sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy, author Kent Babb, and Forbes columnist Scott Kramer. The “Other Stuff” segment to discuss topics ranging from the nationally televised win for Graham-Kapowsin football, the lightly-attended bowl games thus far, and the potential market for Urban Meyer. 

GUESTS 

  • Dan Shaugnessy | Wish It Lasted Forever: Life with the Larry Bird Celtics author 
  • Kent Babb | Across the River: Life, Death, and Football in an American City author
  • Scott Kramer | Forbes contributor 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

5:47 | Scott was confronted with an uncomfortable situation in which a mutual acquaintance asked for Mitch’s phone number via text.

16:15 | The code word for this week of Beat the Boys matchups has some local flair.  

18:18 | Mitch reads the glowing obit from one Renay Mandel Correns penned by her son. 

36:31 | The NFL really threw a monkey wrench at the Seahawks by pushing the Rams game to Tuesday.

41:00 | Seeing Tiger and Charlie Woods on the course was the highlight to Mitch’s sports weekend.

50:55 | GUEST: Longtime Boston Globe sportswriter Dan Shaughnessy jumps aboard to chat about his new book chronicling the Bird-era Celtics from the media’s standpoint.

1:10:41 | GUEST: Washington Post reporter Kent Babb hops on to talk about his new book Across the River which tells the story of Edna Karr HS football and their larger-than-life coach Brice Brown.

1:27:12 | GUEST: Forbes contributor Scott Kramer is back to share his top tech gadget gift picks for the 2021 holiday season. 

1:40:28 | Mitch and Hotshot close out the show with “Other Stuff” topics like Graham-Kapowsin’s National Championship victory, college football bowl season, and Urban Meyer’s uncertain future.

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Episode 170 – We're Not Dead Yet & Haener Sticking With Fresno State

RUNDOWN 

Today’s show begins with the guys raving about heated mugs and reminiscing about the glory days of Syracuse football before reading a rousing review by Frank from Tacoma. Then, Mitch and Scott chat about the highs and lows from the 33-13 Seahawks win over the Texans. Four guests starting with Brady Henderson and Joe Fann for the Seahawks No-Table, Rick Neuheisel to chat about his favorite bowl game matchups & the Ducks new coach, and longtime college football writer and author of I Keep Trying to Catch His Eye Ivan Maisel. The guys close out the episode with the “Other Stuff” segment to discuss topics ranging from likable Heisman winner Bryce Young, Jake Haener’s decision to remain with Fresno State, and the swift decision by the NCAA to ban the Kenny Pickett fake slide!

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Ivan Maisel | I Keep Trying to Catch His Eye author

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

9:10 | Mitch reads the glowing review of the podcast by loyal listener Frank from Tacoma. 

13:38 | The code word for the three games this week for Beat the Boys is unveiled.  

22:37 | The guys share their observations from the convincing victory for the Hawks on Sunday in Houston.

42:44 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson and Joe Fann return for the Seahawks No-Table to provide their takeaways from the 33-13 win against the Texans.

1:02:36 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel hops aboard to discuss his favorite bowl game matchups and to weigh in on Oregon’s new coach and Jake Haener’s decision to stay in Fresno.

1:27:26 | GUEST: Longtime college football writer Ivan Maisel joins the show to talk about the new memoir about his son I Keep Trying to Catch His Eye

1:51:48 | Mitch and Hotshot volley topics back and forth in the “Other Stuff” segment including the newest Heisman winner Bryce Young, Jake Haener’s latest Twitter video, and an NCAA football rule change!

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Episode 169 – Legendary Lineman Olin Kreutz & Mitch's Melody "Loserville"

RUNDOWN 

Today’s show begins with Mitch dusting off his musical chops with his latest melody “Loserville” before digging into the listener mailbag. Then, he and Scott jump into their instant takeaways from the 30-23 victory against the Niners to snap the losing streak. Four featured guests beginning 14-year NFL center Olin Kreutz followed by Brady and Joe for the Seahawks No-Table, then Rick Neuheisel for a college football update. Mitch and Hotshot wrap up the show with the “Other Stuff” segment to chat about a handful of topics including a thought on Alec Baldwin, Mitch angering a listener on Twitter, and college football coaches on the move!

GUESTS 

  • Olin Kreutz | NFL center ’98-’11
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | The newest Mitch’s Melody is released titled “Loserville”

14:50 | Mitch provides the secret code for the trio of the upcoming slate of Beat the Boys games.  

25:40 | The guys provide their takeaways from the Seahawks win over the Niners on Sunday afternoon in Seattle.

47:30 | GUEST: NFL veteran and former Husky from Hawaii Olin Kreutz jumps aboard to share his story and the challenges he faced on and off the field. 

1:19:14 | GUESTS: Brady and Joe are back for the Seahawks No-Table to share their observations from the 17-15 loss to Washington.

1:46:03 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns as the conference football championships are complete and the CFP matchups are set.

2:12:19 | Today’s “Other Stuff” segment features a variety of stories including the Alec Baldwin incident, a Twitter exchange with a listener about Mitch’s bell, and the college football coaching roulette!

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Episode 168 – Hawks Unable to Muster Monday Victory & DJ Peterson's Path of Perseverance

RUNDOWN 

Mitch and Scott are back together after the holiday weekend moments after the final score on Monday Night Football. Before the show begins, the guys chat about their Thanksgiving feasts. Then, they dig into their instant takeaways from the loss to the Washington Football Team. A four-pack of guests on today’s show starting with Brady Henderson and Joe Fann for the Seahawks No-Table, then Rick Neuheisel for his weekly college football chat, and also former first round pick for the Mariners DJ Peterson. Mitch and Hotshot bring a handful of topics to the table in the “Other Stuff” segment such as the red hot Kraken, black Friday matchup of Gonzaga vs. Duke, and Tiger Woods’ plan to return to golf!

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • DJ Peterson | 2013 MLB draft 12th overall pick (Mariners) 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

14:50 | Mitch shares the code word for the three Beat the Boys games later this week.  

24:30 | The guys react to another loss by the stale Seahawks on Monday night in DC dropping them to 3-8.

53:41 | GUESTS: Brady and Joe are back for the Seahawks No-Table to share their observations from the 17-15 loss to Washington.

1:16:37 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel jumps aboard for initial thoughts on the hiring of Kalen DeBoer at UW and his projected top four in the CFP rankings after the shakeup last weekend.

1:43:21 | GUEST: Former top prospect in the Mariners organization DJ Peterson joins the show to talk about the gruesome injury that halted his development and his road to redemption with the Rockies. 

2:07:38 | Today’s “Other Stuff” segment features a variety of stories including the suddenly hot Kraken, the Gonzaga/Duke showdown, and Tiger’s recovery!

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Episode 167 – Carroll Era Closing & Mariners No-Table

RUNDOWN 

Slickhawk jumps into the co-host chair today with Hotshot on birthday duty with his wife. To kick things off, Mitch shares some takeaways from his first night at Climate Pledge Arena to watch the Kraken. Then, they guys wrap their arms around the sad state of the Seahawks following Sunday’s loss. Five guests in the three interview segments beginning with Brady and Joe for the Seahawks No-Table, followed by Rick Neuheisel, and closing out with the first Mariners No-Table with Corey Brock and Jason Churchill. Mitchy and Slick wrap up with the “Other Stuff” segment to chat about the Ducks getting thumped, a heartwarming Twitter video of Tiger, and an unusual pre-game ritual story by Carlos Baerga back in his playing days!

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Corey Brock | Mariners writer The Athletic
  • Jason Churchill | Baseball Things host

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

5:38 | The code word for the upcoming trio of Beat the Boys matchups is unveiled.  

5:55 | Mitch recaps his Friday night at Climate Pledge Arena for his first Kraken game.

26:43 | Are the Seahawks on the precipice of ending one era and beginning another?

45:44 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann jump aboard for Seahawks No-Table to weigh in on the state of the franchise with the season flushed.

1:08:56 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns to break down the projected CFP standings with losses of Oregon and Michigan State and a Heisman watch.

1:32:54 | GUEST: Corey Brock and Jason Churchill swing by for a first edition of the Mariners No-Table to discuss the offseason checklist heading into the 2022 season. 

1:59:45 | Mitchy and Slicky close out with the “Other Stuff” segment to chat about a variety of topics such as the Utes domination of Oregon, Tiger Woods’ rehabilitation progress, and a crazy pregame ritual story involving former big leaguer Carlos Baerga!

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Episode 166 – Goose Egg in Green Bay & Montlake Shakeup

RUNDOWN 

At the top of the show, Mitch talks about his upcoming first Kraken game and jersey conundrum. Then, the guys talk about some petty comments from listeners of the recent Around the NFL episode with Mitch and Mules before the guys share their takeaways from the Seahawks game versus the Packers. Four featured guests are ESPN Seahawks insider Brady Henderson and WynnBett’s Joe Fann, Rick Neuheisel for his weekly college football recap, and Danny O’Neil to talk about the state of Husky athletics. The “Other Stuff” segment features a variety of topics ranging from Jimmy Lake’s dismissal, to a Seattle-born hoops star at Duke, to Mitch’s Vegas trip!

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Danny O’Neil | dannyoneil.com

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

16:20 | Mitch reveals the secret code for this week’s slate of Beat the Boys games.  

21:19 | Mitch addresses some feedback aimed at him and Randy Mueller in their latest chat on Russell Wilson.

28:06 | Would the Hawks have been better off with Geno under center on Sunday’s game?

43:59 | GUESTS: Brady & Joe swing by for the Seahawks No-Table to recap the loss in Green Bay.

1:09:31 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back for his weekly college football chat including a thought on the turmoil at UW.

1:35:58 | GUEST: Danny O’Neil is back in the northwest for a visit and drops in to discuss the state of Husky athletics in the wake of Jimmy Lake’s firing. 

1:57:47 | The guys close out the show with “Other Stuff” topics ranging from Jimmy Lake’s firing, Paolo Banchero’s emergence as a college hoops star, and Mitch’s visit to the Circa in Vegas. 

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Episode 165 – Hawks Throttle Jags & Vernon Adams Jr. Broken Finger Quarterbacking

RUNDOWN 

This year’s Halloween episode begins with a Stump the Band question followed by some listener feedback. Then, Mitch and Scott dig into their laundry list of takeaways from the Seahawks dismantling of Jacksonville on Holmgren induction Sunday in Seattle. Four featured guests are Brady Henderson and Joe Fann for the Seahawks No-Table, Rick Neuheisel for his weekly chat, and former Oregon and current CFL quarterback Vernon Adams Jr.. Later, the guys volley topics in the “Other Stuff” segments such as a head-turning high school football score, Gary Payton’s Seattle coaching debut and the passing of a local Seattle sports friend.

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Vernon Adams Jr. | Montreal Alouettes quarterback 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

13:17 | Mitch unveils the code word for Beat the Boys matchups this weekend.  

28:35 | Mitch and Scott roll through their list of observations from the Seahawks 31-7 victory over the Jaguars.

45:15 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann join Mitch to discuss the blowout win for the Hawks against Jacksonville.

1:14:38 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back for another college football weekend recap as the pivotal month of November commences.

1:43:45 | GUEST: Former Eastern and Oregon quarterback now with the Montreal Alouettes Vernon Adams Jr. joins the show to talk about throwing with a broken finger and reflecting on his career. 

1:59:21 | The guys wrap up the show with “Other Stuff” topics such as a triple-digit high school football score, “The Glove” coaching in Seattle, and the passing of a friend. 

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Episode 164 – Stick A Fork In 'Em & Reminiscing the Indelible Beano Cook

RUNDOWN 

At the top of the show, the guys open the mailbag for some unfiltered listener feedback. Then, they dive into a Stump the Band trivia question before volleying their takaways from the Hawks loss against New Orleans. A four-pack of guests include Brady Henderson and Joe Fann for the special Monday night edition of the Seahawks No-Table, Rick Neuheisel, and author John Lukacs on his new biography of Beano Cook. The “Other Stuff” segment features a variety of odds and ends including the grim recruiting situation at UW, angry Klay Thompson, and Alec Baldwin’s tragic and confusing gun incident.

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • John Lukacs | Haven’t They Suffered Enough author

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

23:55 | Mitch provides the code word for the upcoming slate of Beat the Boys matchups.

25:53 | Can you name the players from the 20,000 point and 10,000 assist club in NBA history?

30:25 | The guys go over their takeaways from the Hawks loss against the Saints on Monday night.

46:09 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann hop aboard to roll through the gut reaction takeaways from Monday night’s contest against New Orleans.

1:14:02 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back after a long-awaited correct pick of Pitt to chat about playoff contenders and coaches in the hot seat.

1:40:08 | GUEST: John Lukacs joins the show to preview his latest book about Mitch’s late longtime friend Beano Cook titled Haven’t They Suffered Enough?: An Unbelievable Career in Sports, PR and Television

2:07:55 | Mitch and Scott volley “Other Stuff” topics including a rare Husky football win these days, NBA’s Top 75 list, and the Alec Baldwin gun incident, .