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Episode 121 – Seahawks Thrash Winless Jets & Mitch Surprises Neuheisel

RUNDOWN

Today’s show kicks off with Merry Mitch and Scrooge Scott sharing their overall takeaway from Sunday’s unusually non-dramatic Hawks win and the holiday spirit. Then, the guys open up the mailbag to reach some listener-submitted comments before delving into the Sounders loss, the Dawgs cancellation, and the Seahawks blowout. Three guests include ESPN Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, and molecular biologist Dr. Ali Nouri. The “Other Stuff” segment features topics such as bickering college hoops coaches, Dwight Howard’s giant snakes, and Pepa’s derriere! 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Dr. Ali Nouri | President of the Federation of American Scientists & Molecular Biologist

TABLE OF CONTENTS

4:09 | Mitch is getting in the Christmas spirit, the most wonderful time of the year.

11:09 | If you haven’t had a chance to listen to Episode 120P, it was quite a doozie as the champagne was flowing!   

19:47 | Mitch unveils the code word for next week’s batch of Beat the Boys picks.

24:52 | Maybe the guys should go back to not watching soccer after the Sounders loss in the MLS Cup.

30:28 | It is becoming clear the NFC West will come down to the final matchup between the Hawks and Rams.

38:38 | Mitch & Scott share the takeaways from the snoozer on Sunday in Seattle. 

59:08 | GUEST: Brady Henderson jumps aboard to comment on the lopsided Hawks win over the downtrodden Jets.

1:16:51 | GUEST: Neuheisel returns and Mitch serenades Rick with a Meatloaf parody and the guys chat about the upcoming conference championships.

1:46:49 | GUEST: Dr. Ali Nouri checks in to share the details about the strategic approach and challenges for the upcoming deployment of the coronavirus vaccine.

2:06:00 | Some people just can’t be merry this time of year, especially in the world of college basketball.

2:11:04 | Dwight Howard is facing a lawsuit from his maids for their unpaid services of caring for his massive snakes.

2:12:01 | Johnny Football and Marshawn Lynch are coming back to the league…the Fan Controlled Football League that is. 

2:13:37 | Sandra Denton a.k.a. Pepa is suing her doctor for botching the work on her butt.

2:15:18 | RIP to actor Tommy “Tiny” Lister and country music pioneer Charlie Pride.

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Episode 120 – Giants Catch Hawks Sleepwalking & Holiday Season Top Picks

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, Scott gets in the holiday spirit by explaining how he got caught up in the overpriced Christmas decorations racket. Then, the guys discuss the dreadful Sunday afternoon at Lumen Field. Three guests beginning with ESPN Seahawks insider Brady Henderson followed by CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel and Forbes technology writer Scott Kramer. In the “Other Stuff” segment, Mitch and Scott volley a variety of topics including the Huskies stinker on Saturday, the lack of soccer talk on the radio and podcast, and the referee that was body-slammed in a high school football game! 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Scott Kramer | Forbes technology columnist

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:33 | Hotshot picked up a Christmas tree over the weekend and hung up $580 in lights…worth every penny! 

17:03 | Mitch delivers the key word for next week’s lineup of Beat the Boys matchups.

23:05 | The guys roll through the good and (mostly) bad takeaways from Seattle’s feeble loss on Sunday.

1:04:02 | GUEST: Brady Henderson breaks down the 17-12 Hawks loss against the Giants.

1:26:10 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel swing by to recap the weekend slate of college football as the regular season approaches the final stretch. 

1:49:49 | GUEST: Scott Kramer jumps aboard to share some of the notable selections in his “Holiday Gift Guide 2020” Forbes article.

2:07:34 | The Nate Robinson knockout has boxers lining up to fight Jake Paul and his brother Logan who is set to take on Floyd Mayweather!

2:10:36 | Jimmy Lake got his first taste of defeat as Stanford edged the Dawgs as double-digit underdogs.

2:14:35 | Mitch explains why he doesn’t talk about the Sounders much, or soccer in general.

2:17:08 | George Clooney confesses his usage of the Flowbee to cut his own hair for decades as one of the top male actors in Hollywood.

2:18:35 | DeMar DeRozan and Hannah Viverette encountered intruders in their homes last week. 

2:21:05 | What is the proper punishment for the high school football player that tackled the referee? 

2:24:09 | A game-worn high school basketball jersey just sold for $192,000…can you guess whose it is?

2:26:07 | RIP David Lander…aka Squiggy from Laverne & Shirley.

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Episode 119 – Hawks Defense Stifles Philly & Iron Mike's Return

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, the guys make initial remarks about the clunky finish to Monday night’s game and the regression of Carson Wentz and do a little podcast housekeeping. Then, Mitch and Scott recap their Thanksgiving weekend of food and sports viewing before delving into their takeaways from the victorious Monday Night Football contest for the Seahawks in Philadelphia. Three featured guests beginning with ESPN Hawks insider Brady Henderson for instant reaction, Larry “Ratso” Sloman to talk about Mike Tyson’s journey back into the ring, & Rick Neuheisel for a college football update. Later, the guys run down the laundry list of miscellaneous topics including Marshawn Lynch’s pre-game ritual, a funeral employee’s exhibition of poor judgement, and a Scooby Snack by Mr. Postseason!

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Larry “Ratso” Sloman | co-author of Mike Tyson autobiography Undisputed Truth
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | How in the world did the Hawks allow Philly to score that desperation touchdown in the final minute of Monday’s game?!

8:50 | Mitch delivers the magic code word for next weekend’s trio of Beat the Boys matchups.

9:59 | Did you have a chance to listen to Hotshot’s tribute to Phil Collins for the Patrons?

20:42 | How was your Thanksgiving? Mitch and Scott engage in a bit of turkey talk.

23:29 | Mitch recalls the story of the time he attended a Dolphins game that was serendipitously moved to Arizona.

29:33 | The guys share their thoughts on Nate Robinson’s gruesome KO by YouTube star Jake Paul & the Tyson/Jones Jr. bout.

34:07 | Mitch and Scott run down their list of takeaways from the Seahawks 23-17 win over Philadelphia.

1:02:51 | GUEST: Brady Henderson jumps aboard following Monday night’s matchup against the Eagles.

1:22:32 | GUEST: Larry Sloman steps in the ring to weigh in on Mike Tyson’s return to the ring after a 15-year hiatus. 

1:51:24 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns to recap Thanksgiving week’s slate of college football matchups and provides a Heisman watch update.

2:16:25 | Funeral worker Claudio Fernandez took a selfie with deceased Diego Maradona which has gone viral and has led to his firing and massive criticism.

2:19:30 | Syracuse football was cruising to a potential heroic victory, but committed a major brain fart down the stretch. 

2:22:25 | Mr. Postseason drops by for a quick tidbit after Seattle’s win over the Eagles…don’t miss his full segment later this week!

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Episode 118 – Rick Neuheisel & Seahawks No-Table Double Dip

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, the guys chat about their evolving Thanksgiving plans as Mitch’s Suncadia trip has been cancelled. Then, the guys contemplate the legitimacy of the Hawks contender status, weigh in on the 2-0 Dawgs, and Hotshot shares his notorious Apple Cup story. Today’s guests are ESPN Hawks insider Brady Henderson with NBC Sports Northwest Seahawks reporter Joe Fann and college football guru Rick Neuheisel. Featured topics in the “Other Stuff” segment include Fred VanVleet’s landmark contract, Kenny Rogers’ troubling legacy, and Scott’s closing comments about a tree-loving Connecticut man! 

GUESTS

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Joe Fann | NBC Sports Northwest Seahawks reporter

TABLE OF CONTENTS

4:43 | Mitch is bummed out he can’t go to Suncadia for Thansgiving and fears he may never visit.

11:30 | Scott was in Sequim over the weekend petting bison and making his family listen to his Phil Collins audio tribute.

20:25 | Mitch provides the code word for next weeks slate of Beat the Boys matchups.

24:27 | Are the Hawks better or worse than their record suggests after ten games?

31:16 | The Dawgs are rolling after two games and now there’s no Apple Cup due to a Cougs COVID outbreak.

37:03 | Sean Payton trolled Roddy White on Twitter and it was glorious.

39:24 | Hotshot shares his infamous Apple Cup story.

53:16 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel jumps aboard to weigh in on the weekend of college football and share a story about

1:24:07 | GUESTS: In Part One of the Seahawks No-Table, Brady Henderson and Joe Fann reflect on Thursday night’s win for the Hawks over Arizona.

1:45:39 | GUESTS: The No-Table continues as the guys as Henderson and Fann provide a personnel update heading into the final half-dozen regular season matchups.

2:06:10 | Mitch has the perfect gift idea this holiday season…for Mitch.

2:08:19 | Fred VanVleet landed a 4 year, $85MM deal with the Raptors which marks a historic record for underdogs.

2:10:46 | Kenny Rogers estate is suing a longtime friend of Kenny’s after releasing forbidden content.

2:17:11 | Zac Bagans paid a hefty sum for a movie prop that scared the crap out of Scott as a kid.

2:18:50 | A Florida man jumped into a swamp and snagged a gator that grabbed his dog.

2:22:35 | A half-naked Connecticut man was arrested after being caught getting touchy-feeling with trees. 

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Episode 117 – Rams Stifle Hawks Offense & DJ Claims First Green Jacket

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, the guys giggle about the current wave of toilet paper hoarding thanks to the upcoming virus-related restrictions. Then, they jump into their takeaways from Seattle’s loss to the Rams and also share their first impression of the 2020 Huskies. Three guests beginning with Hawks insider Brady Henderson followed by the ever delightful Rick Neuheisel a Master’s recap with Ken Green. The “Other Stuff” segment includes Mitch’s enjoyment level of The Masters, a throwback Tommy Lasorda story, and a new interesting Costco offering.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Ken Green | Former PGA Tour golfer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

14:13 | Mitch reveals the week 11 code word for Beat the Boys.

18:51 | Hotshot provides a Phil Collins update who we recently learned doesn’t like to shower or brush his teeth. 

22:09 | The guys run down their list of takeaways from the Hawks loss against the Rams on Sunday.

46:46 | What did you make of Jimmy Lake’s Husky football head coaching debut on Saturday night against the Beavs? 

1:00:03 | GUEST: Brady Henderson jumps aboard for instant reaction to the 23-16 loss for the Seahawks to divisional foe LA Rams.

1:19:12 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back to chat about the weekend of college football and weaves in a few stories from his career.

1:48:14 | GUEST: Ken Green swings by to recap the unique winter playing of the 2020 Masters resulting in a runaway win for Dustin.

2:06:43 | Mitch and Scott recap Dustin Johnson’s dominant Masters victory.

2:13:15 | Tommy Lasorda is currently in intensive care which reminds Mitch of a personal story of the hall of fame Dodgers manager from nearly 35 years ago.

2:20:17 | Justice has been served to the chump that sucker-punched Rick Moranis in the street.

2:21:44 | Kim Ng has been named the newest general manager of the Miami Marlins.

2:22:38 | Costco is offering a new popular item…and it’s not chicken bakes!

2:26:56 | Earl Thomas’ sad story continues to unravel as his wife has filed for divorce.   

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Episode 116 – Bills Demolish Hawks Defense & Million Dollar Dog Walk

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, Mitch explains the origin of “the sniff” before sharing memories of the late Alex Trebek. Then, the guys take a brief leaguewide NFL week nine recap, unveil a remarkable stat about college football’s newest top-ranked team, and reluctantly dive into the Seahawks loss in Buffalo. The three featured guests are ESPN Hawks insider Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel, & Rob Huntze whose sports gambling misfortune is a must-listen! Later, the guys dig into their “other stuff” topics ranging from hall of fame toys, the Masters, and ESPN layoffs.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Rob Huntze | Amateur sports gambler

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:49 | One of the faithful listeners of the podcast inquired about the origins of the “sniff” so the guys set the record straight.

17:03 | The code word to unlock this week’s Beat the Boys matchups is announced.

26:10 | RIP to one of the most beloved television icons of all time Alex Trebek.

30:35 | Week 9 of the NFL season was chock full of interesting results especially for the Ravens and Dolphins.

33:01 | The Crimson Tide have rolled back to number one and illustrate a remarkable state about Alabama under Saban.

37:28 | Mitch and Scott volley their thoughts from the frustrating loss to the Bills. 

1:06:45 | GUEST: Brady Henderson swings by to share his takeaways from the 41-31 loss to Buffalo on Sunday. 

1:22:49 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel jumps aboard to recap the exciting weekend of college football which included a Clemson loss and PAC-12 openers.

1:47:33 | GUEST: Rob Huntze joins the show to chat about having the rug pulled from beneath him when a million dollar prize was taken from him.

2:05:16 | Mr. Postseason briefly drops in to provide a silver lining about the Seahawks loss in their quest for NFC supremacy.

2:08:26 | The votes have been counted and we have the results…for the National Toy Hall of Fame inductees.

2:11:21 | It’s officially Masters week! Will the azaleas in Augusta be in full bloom?

2:19:30 | Bob Ley formerly of ESPN is lashing out about the widespread layoffs due to the pandemic.

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Episode 115 – Hawks Bounce Back & World Series Wrap-Up

RUNDOWN

The show kicks off with a Stump the Band question that has interesting ties to Russell Wilson. Then, the guys weigh in on the early slate of NFL games before digging into their instant reactions to the Hawks win over the Niners coming off the bye. Three great guests are ESPN’s Brady Henderson, college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, and former MLB general manager Steve Phillips. The “Other Stuff” segment covers a wide spectrum of topics ranging from a botched burglary to the Reign Man opening a pot shop to the passing of the Agent 007. 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Steve Phillips | Former Mets GM

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:58 | The latest code word for Beat the Boys is unveiled.

3:52 | Mitch presents a Stump the Band question for Scott which may be of particular interest to Seahawks fans.

15:06 | The guys pull out the crystal ball and prognosticate on NFL playoff and Super Bowl contenders.

25:59 | Mitch and Scott react to the Hawks victory over San Fran. 

53:39 | GUEST: Brady Henderson jumps aboard for postgame analysis of the Seahawks win over the 49ers at Centurylink Field.

1:15:50 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel swings by to recap the weekend of college football and look ahead to potential playoff contenders and Heisman hopefuls.

1:43:12 | GUEST: Steve Phillips checks in to recap the unusual 2020 MLB season and fires up the hot stove as the offseason begins.

2:02:20 | Seattle sports couple Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe got engaged over the weekend.

2:03:09 | A burglar targeted the wrong house as he was chased down by UFC fighter Jon Jones with a shotgun.

2:07:42 | Shawn Kemp opened up a marijuana shop in Seattle which comes as no surprise to any Sonics fans.

2:10:53 | Former Husky speedster John Ross seeks a trade from the Bengals which has Seahawks fans ears perked up.

2:13:16 | RIP to the original James Bond – Sean Connery and NFL great Herb Adderley.

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Episode 114 – Hawks Grab Defeat From Jaws of Victory & Rick Neuheisel

RUNDOWN

Today’s show kicks off with Hotshot recapping his Northwest road trip and Mitch attempts to reach a conclusion about the fantasy football debate with his older son Max. Then, the guys run down their laundry list of takeaways from the Sunday night showdown with the Hawks and Cards. Three guests are ESPN Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, a must-listen interview with Rick Neuheisel, and Circa Casino-Hotel owner Derek Stevens. “Other Stuff” topics range from Antonio Brown reuniting with Brady in Tampa, two unusual football coincidences this weekend, and a hefty bet placed on the Clemson/Syracuse game whose payout was quite meager. 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Derek Stevens | Circa Hotel-Casino owner

TABLE OF CONTENTS

3:48 | Scott chats about his weekend on the road for his Daughter’s basketball tournament.

8:15 | Mitch sent out a Twitter poll to settle a dispute with Movie Mogul Max and Scott casts his official vote. 

18:15 | Mitch reveals the key word for week eight of Beat the Boys.

31:34 | Mitch and Scott react to the 37-34 overtime win for the Cardinals over Seattle on Sunday night.

58:47 | GUEST: Brady Henderson weighs in on yet another overtime thriller between the Seahawks and Cardinals in the desert.

1:18:58 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel swings by to recap the weekend slate of college football including the BIG10 openers.

1:57:21 | GUEST: Las Vegas casino owner Derek Stevens jumps aboard to chat about the grand opening of the Circa on October 28th.

2:15:02 | If you haven’t gotten a chance to listen to Dr. Mario Livio on Episode 113P, you’re missing out!

2:17:14 | Antonio Brown is now a member of the Bucs and they’re the team in the NFC worrying Mitch.

2:19:42 | Gene Simmons listed his Beverly Hills mansion for a mere $22 million.

2:22:36 | There were two times this weekend where the running back should have resisted the urge to reach paydirt.

2:26:23 | Sean Miller may finally get the axe in Tucson after the NCAA’s latest batch of violations lobbed at the Wildcats.

2:29:34 | Syracuse held their own against Clemson in what was expected to be a blowout.

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Episode 113 – No Bye for the Boys & Rick Neuheisel

RUNDOWN

Even though the Hawks are taking the week off, Mitch and Scott aren’t skipping a beat! The show begins with Scott busting Mitch’s balls in the form of a faux movie trailer. Then, the guys jump into a time machine and wax poetic about sports broadcasts of yester-year. They also weigh in on Romeo Crennel’s coaching blunder and the elimination of the Astros thanks to Tampa Bay. Three interview segments beginning with the Seahawks No-Table Bye Week edition featuring Brady Henderson and Joe Fann followed by our buddy Rick Neuheisel and recurring guest Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding. Today’s Other Stuff topics include the upcoming Levy family vacation, the unfortunate firing of a Boston news anchor, and a morbid first since 1953 coming up in December!

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Joe Fann | NBC Sports Northwest Seahawks reporter
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding | Harvard Epidemiologist & Senior Fellow at Federation of American Scientists

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:00 | Hotshot plays his brand new movie trailer for Wild Card II much to Mitch’s chagrin.

17:00 | A cherished friend of Mitch is the code word for this week’s Beat the Boys picks.

24:47 | The guys reminisce about the good ol’ days of national sports broadcasts and Scott puts Mitch to the test.

38:29 | If you were in Romeo Crennel’s shoes on Sunday, would you have played it safe or rolled the dice like he did?

40:52 | Karma finally reared its ugly head for the Houston Astros as the Rays advance to the World Series.

51:16 | GUEST: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann jump aboard for a bye week Seahawks No-Table to chat about the top seed in the NFC and Sunday night’s divisional matchup.

1:21:11 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back for his weekly college football segment as the top teams begin to separate themselves while others patiently await their first game.

1:41:53 | GUEST: Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding returns to provide an update about the coronavirus heading into the winter months and the emergence of the vaccine.

2:01:38 | The Levy family is planning its first international vacation in 2021 with fingers crossed.

2:04:11 | Famed astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson predicts a refrigerator-sized asteroid could hit the United States prior to the election.

2:05:40 | Is Saturday Night Live losing cred based on its host choice or is Mitch just out of touch?

2:09:14 | Boston-based news anchor Alaina Pinto was fired after appearing on an Adam Sandler film without permission by her employer.

2:15:05 | The first federally-mandated execution of a female will be performed in the U.S. for the first time since 1953 this December.

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Episode 112 – Heart Attack Hawks Prevail & Pistorius Doc Director's Cut

RUNDOWN

At the top of the show, the guys remark on the deja vu nature of another nailbiting Hawks game and do some podcast housekeeping. Then, Mitch talks about the car accident his wife and son were involved in over the weekend. The guys also dig into the details of Sunday night’s thrilling NFC showdown in Seattle as the Hawks deliver another classic comeback. Guests are Seahawks reporter for ESPN Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel of CBS Sports, and director of The Life and Trials of Oscar Pistorius Daniel Gordon. The “Other Stuff” topics include college football, Phil Collins, & Dori Monson’s suspension. 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Daniel Gordon | The Life and Trials of Oscar Pistorius director

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Well, well, well…another Seahawks game that would have been much easier to simply watch the ballet instead.

14:27 | Mitch unveils the latest code word for Beat the Boys.

20:57 | The Levy family experienced a scare over the weekend as his wife and younger son were involved in an auto collision.

29:59 | Rafael Nadal has now won a baker’s dozen of French Open titles in his historic tennis career. 

31:54 | Mitch and Scott discuss the clutch Seahawks win that took place at Centurylink Field on Sunday Night Football.

1:00:52 | GUEST: Brady Henderson provides his postgame analysis as the Seahawks improve to 5-0 with a dramatic win over Minnesota on Sunday night.

1:19:11 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel jumps aboard to chat about the exciting college football weekend and a look ahead to the slate of matchups ahead.

1:48:19 | GUEST: Director Daniel Gordon joins Mitch to talk about the new ESPN docuseries The Life and Trials of Oscar Pistorius.

2:11:55 | Lane Kiffin’s mask on Saturday night feature the name of Sunday’s hero for the Seahawks.

2:13:58 | Phil Collins is in the news as the music star is embroiled in a messy divorce.

2:15:52 | Ian Rapoport from the NFL Network and Dori Monson are a pair of suspended personalities for controversial social media posts.