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Episode 277 – 1,000th Career Point! 2 Players, 1 Game

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Hotshot returns! In-N-Out burger makes healthy conscious lettuce wraps, is anything there worth the hype? Mitch and Hotshot sort through Richard Sherman’s DUI, Charlie Woods public scrutiny, and the bizarre entitlement of aggressive sports fans.

Ben O’Connor, HS basketball coach, shares a story of professional sportsmanship catering to two players striving for their 1,000th career point. David Samson shares his no-nonsense perspective on the business of baseball, player contracts, and the Mariners’ strategy. Peter King reflects on his recent experience with double pneumonia which occurred while covering the Super Bowl.

 

GUESTS

  • Ben O’Connor | Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach, West Allegheny Senior High School
  • David Samson | Host of “Nothing Personal,” Former Miami Marlins President
  • Peter King | American Sports Writer, Football In America

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Hotshot, the prodigal son, returns to Mitch Unfiltered with travel anecdotes.

9:14 | In-N-Out, worth the hype?

23:00 | Richard Sherman’s DUI, and the broader topic on social media empathy and judgement.

32:10 | Are sports fans to aggressive?

40:35 | GUEST: Ben O’Connor tells the story of two players on the cusp of scoring their 1,000th point

54:55 | GUEST: David Samson’s Survivor appearance was shorter than this takeaway.

56:10 | Let’s talk MLB sports contracts.

1:17:20 GUEST: Peter King survives a Super Bowl double pneumonia to tell this story.

1:27:10 | Will the Seahawks replace Geno? And Let’s talk NFL coaching shockers.

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Episode 276 – Is Ryan Grubb The Answer To Make Gino Smith Shine?

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Daniel Timothy O’Neal leaves the poker table, joining Mitch, to talk John Malkovich and more. Is Ryan Grubb the Seahawks answer and will this help Gino Smith make the offense shine? From heart health to hockey, Mitch Unfiltered guests are Doc Osborne, Matt Stretch, Rj Eskanos and Darren Brown.

GUESTS

  • Dr John Osborne | Dallas-based cardiologist
  • Matt “Stretch” Johnson | former voice of the Seattle Kraken
  • RJ Eskanos | Emerald City Hockey
  • Darren Brown | The Sound of Hockey

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | “Check, check, check.” O’Neal as Malkovich.

25:05 | Is Ryan Grubb the answer?

44:49 | GUEST: Dr. John Osborne, February is ‘American Heart Health Month,’ What’s a good calcium score?

1:09:35 | GUEST: Matt “Stretch” Johnson, talk about World Cup Soccer news in Seattle.

1:41:25 | GUEST: Rj Eskanos & Darren Brown, Seattle Kraken No-Table chasing the western conference games.

2:01:55 | Len Bias’ death scared the hell out of all after his cocaine overdose.

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Episode 276 – Is Ryan Grubb The Answer To Make Geno Smith Shine?

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Daniel Timothy O’Neal leaves the poker table, joining Mitch, to talk John Malkovich and more. Is Ryan Grubb the Seahawks answer and will this help Geno Smith make the offense shine? From heart health to hockey, Mitch Unfiltered guests are Doc Osborne, Matt Stretch, Rj Eskanos and Darren Brown.

GUESTS

  • Dr John Osborne | Dallas-based cardiologist
  • Matt “Stretch” Johnson | former voice of the Seattle Kraken
  • RJ Eskanos | Emerald City Hockey
  • Darren Brown | The Sound of Hockey

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | “Check, check, check.” O’Neal as Malkovich.

25:05 | Is Ryan Grubb the answer?

44:49 | GUEST: Dr. John Osborne, February is ‘American Heart Health Month,’ What’s a good calcium score?

1:09:35 | GUEST: Matt “Stretch” Johnson, talk about World Cup Soccer news in Seattle.

1:41:25 | GUEST: Rj Eskanos & Darren Brown, Seattle Kraken No-Table chasing the western conference games.

2:01:55 | Len Bias’ death scared the hell out of all after his cocaine overdose.

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Episode 275 – Chiefs Repeat & Right Place, Right Time

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To kick things off, Mitch explains to Slick why Hotshot isn’t on today’s show before the guys chat about the results of their Super Bowl bets. Then, the fellas roll through their main takeaways from the game and provide reaction to the Ryan Grubb news to the Hawks. A four-pack of featured guests are Seattle sports fan Kyle Baldwin, decorated football coach Kevin Kelley, and Jason & Joe for the Mariners No-Table. Today’s show concludes with “Other Stuff” stories which include both sports and non-sports topics.

GUESTS 

  • Kyle Baldwin | Seattle sports fan
  • Kevin Kelly | Sheridan High School football coach
  • Jason Churchill | Prospect Insider
  • Joe Doyle | Director, MLB Draft – ProspectsLive  

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Why the heck is Slick in Alabama during the Super Bowl?

4:05 | What was the result of Mitch’s “Blue Plate Special” bet?

20:35 | Mitch and Slick volley their overall takeaways from Super Bowl Sunday soup to nuts.

31:06 | Lo and behold, Ryan Grubb is headed to the Hawks as the newest offensive coordinator.

39:33 | GUEST: Local Hawks fan Kyle Baldwin joins the show to chat about his story of breaking the news via “X” that Ryan Grubb was in a Seattle sports bar prior to his hire with the Hawks. 

56:15 | GUEST: Coach Kevin Kelley is back to chat about the evolution of his coaching philosophy during his tenure of wining nine state championships. 

1:24:22 | GUEST: M’s insiders Jason Churchill and Joe Doyle gather around the Mariners No-Table with Mitch to chat about the payroll and projected roster as pitcher and catchers are set to report to Spring Training. 

1:53:58 | As always, the episode concludes with “Other Stuff” topics Mitch and Slick have accumulated recently! 

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Episode 274 – Leave Your Ego At The Door & If Something Seems Too Good To Be True

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Today’s show begins with Mitch and Hotshot commenting on the new Netflix documentary The Greatest Night in Pop before reviewing notable names from Appleton, Wisconsin and opening the listener mailbag. Then, the guys discuss the hiring of young, new coach of the Seahawks Mike Macdonald. Three guests segments are with Baltimore-based sportswriter Jason La Canfora, MLB senior writer for The Athletic Jayson Stark, and Danny Kelly from The Ringer. The episode wraps up with the “Other Stuff” segment which the guys chat about new M’s acquisitions, a million-dollar proposal to Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift from a strip club, and a remarkable stat line for a young college basketball player.

GUESTS 

  • Jason La Canfora | CBS Sports & 105.7 The Fan – Baltimore
  • Jayson Stark | Senior Writer, MLB – The Athletic
  • Danny Kelly | The Ringer writer 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Mitch and Hotshot can’t get enough of the new Netflix documentary The Greatest Night In Pop.

7:35 | Who the most famous people that hail from the hallowed grounds of Appleton, Wisconsin.

27:27 | Seahawks fans are buzzing about the hire of Michael Macdonald…is this too optimistic at this time?

43:47 | GUEST: Jason La Canfora is back to provide his Baltimore-biased opinion of Hawks new coach Michael Macdonald. 

1:05:16 | GUEST: Jayson Stark returns to share his national baseball perspective about the Mariners and their prospects in the AL West in 2024. 

1:26:00 | GUEST: Danny Kelly hops aboard to chat about the Senior Bowl and takeaways from top NFL targets including Michael Penix Jr. 

1:47:07 | The “Other Stuff” segment rounds out the episode with topics such as recent Mariners trades, a seven-figure offer to Kelce and Swift after the Super Bowl, and a freshman basketball player scoring nearly her entire team’s points! 

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Episode 273 – The Stage Is Set & Sports Illustrated Demise

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To kick things off, the guys share their displeasure about the Super Bowl matchup featuring San Francisco, the Chiefs again, and more Taylor Swift. Next, the fellas discuss the top targets the Hawks are rumored to be looking at for head coach. Three featured guests are former NFL front office executive Randy Mueller, former Sports Illustrated columnist Jeff Pearlman, and Arizona Daily Star writer Justin Spears. The show closes out with the “Other Stuff” segment where the guys volley random topics that have caught their eye from the past week.

GUESTS 

  • Randy Mueller | 2000 NFL Executive of the Year
  • Jeff Pearlman | Author & former Sports Illustrated writer
  • Justin Spears | Arizona Daily Star writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

2:47 | The guys aren’t ecstatic about the Super Bowl matchup and are having a difficult time determining who they’ll root for.

15:24 | Mitch and Hotshot explain which suitor is best-equipped to become the next Seahawks head coach.

29:57 | GUEST: Mules is on for the big show to provide instant reaction to the AFC and NFC championship games. 

47:52 | GUEST: Longtime writer Jeff Pearlman returns to chat about some of his best sports and non-sports pieces over the years. 

1:09:28 | GUEST: Justin Spears hops aboard to discuss Jedd Fisch’s tenure as head coach of Arizona and the talent he was able to attract to the program. 

1:28:54 | The “Other Stuff” segment rounds out the episode with a variety of sports and non-sports stories. 

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Episode 272 – Huskies Hire Fisch & M's Offseason No-Table

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At the top of the show dedicated to the fine folks of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Scott shares an embarrassing story about his grandmother critiquing his athleticism as a kid before Mitch laughs at an unlikely bad beat in the NBA. Then, the guys chat about the ongoing search for a new Hawks head coach and the fast-paced movement of the transfer portal especially for the Huskies. Four featured guests are CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, Christian Caple from On Montlake, and M’s insiders Jason Churchill & Joe Doyle to talk about the roster as it stands.  The “Other Stuff” segment wraps up the show as Mitch and Hotshot run through their laundry list of extra sports and non-sports topics.

GUESTS 

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Christian Caple | On Montlake writer
  • Jason Churchill | Prospect Insider
  • Joe Doyle | Director, MLB Draft – ProspectsLive  

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Candid commentary to Hotshot from a Grandma and a bad beat in sports gambling kick off today’s show.

9:09 | Who are the notable residents from Scranton, Pennsylvania and are some directly tied to the host of this show? 

18:39 | Which coaches are the flavor of the week for teams looking like the Seahawks?

27:51 | Trying to follow the transfer portal for Husky and Crimson Tide fans isn’t fun right now.

37:27 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back to share his perspective on the departure of Kalen DeBoer shortly after the championship game and quick hire of Jedd Fisch at Montlake. 

56:50 | GUEST: Christian Caple is back to provide his insider opinion of the prevailing sentiments at UW over the coaching change and path forward for the Dawgs. 

1:14:00 | GUESTS: Jason Churchill and Joe Doyle find Mitch at the Mariner’s No-Table to take a look at the roster expected to take the field if the season were to begin today. 

1:41:26 | The “Other Stuff” segment closes out the show with miscellaneous topics the guys have accrued over the past two weeks. 

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Episode 271 – DeBoer Snags Saban's Vacancy & Filling Pete's Big Shoes

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Despite expecting an off week before releasing Episode 271, Mitch and Hotshot couldn’t resist linking up to share their thoughts on the groundbreaking coaching stories in Seattle with Kalen DeBoer accepting the Alabama head coaching gig and Pete Carroll being fired after fourteen seasons with the Seahawks.

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Episode 270 – Heartbreak in Houston & Tepid Seahawks Season Mercifully Ends

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Today’s show begins with initial thoughts on Monday night’s gut-wrenching loss for the Huskies. Next, Mitch and Hotshot roll into segment one with their laundry list of takeaways from the national championship game. The four-pack of guests are Rick Neuheisel to recap the college football national championship game, Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser for the No-Table, and Monday Morning Quarterback Peter King. 
The “Other Stuff” segment features discussion about the lowly Seahawks among other lingering topics.

GUESTS 

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Peter King | MMQB NFL writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Mitch can’t stand losing to Jim Harbaugh and would be sick if he ended up as the next Seahawks head coach.

3:35 | Ever been to Bowling Green, Kentucky and know of anyone noteworthy from there? 

14:11 | What were the crucial for the Dawgs that led to a loss against the Wolverines in what will be remembered as one of the greatest seasons in Husky history?

34:32 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel joins Mitch from Houston in the wake of Washington’s heartbreaking loss to Michigan in the national championship game. 

58:28 | GUESTS: NFL Nation reporter Brady Henderson and “Hawkblogger” Brian Nemhauser are back for the final time this season to recap the last week of the regular season and to look ahead to a pivotal offseason for the Hawks. 

1:37:43 | GUEST: MMQB writer Peter King hops aboard with the NFL regular season in the books to share his national perspective on hot topics across the league and the Seahawks. 

1:57:32 | The “Other Stuff” segment is dominated by catching up on the Seahawks and other odds and ends before closing out. 

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Episode 263 – National Championship Game Ticket Punched & Another Painful Seahawks Reminder

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To kick off 2024, Hotshot and Mitch begin the show by catching their breath from watching The Sugar Bowl before mentioning notable Kalamazoo, Michigan natives. Then, the guys dive into their initial takeaways from the Sugar Bowl win for UW and the Seahawks loss to Pittsburgh on New Year’s Eve. Four featured guests are Rick Neuheisel live from New Orleans for a Sugar Bowl recap, Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser on the Seahawks No-Table, and Jason La Canfora for an NFL update. The guys close out with the “Other Stuff” segment for a mix of topics and stories they didn’t get to earlier in the show.

GUESTS 

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst 
  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Jason La Canfora | Sportsline writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Mitch and Scott can’t believe what they just saw as UW wins The Sugar Bowl and moves on to the title game.  

19:56 | Mitch reveals the password for the final week of Beat the Boys matchups presented by Fireside Home Solutions.

23:42 | Washington hangs on to beat Texas and punch their ticket to the national championship against Michigan.

40:49 | The Seahawks are still in the playoff hunt, but are going to need help and probably don’t have a chance to make a run anyhow.

49:28 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel hops aboard in the wake of the college football playoff semifinals featuring wins by the Dawgs and Michigan. 

1:15:48 | GUESTS: Brady and Brian are back for the Seahawks No-Table as the final week of the regular season awaits and Seattle is on life support to make the playoffs following a disappointing loss to the Steelers.

1:47:52 | GUEST: Longtime friend of the show Jason La Canfora from returns to provide his national perspective of the Seahawks among other main topics across the NFL. 

2:05:24 | The “Other Stuff” closes out Episode 269 as Mitch and Scott run down their laundry list of stories that have caught their eye in the past week.