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Episode 273 – The Stage Is Set & Sports Illustrated Demise

RUNDOWN 

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

RUNDOWN 

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

RUNDOWN

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

RUNDOWN 

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 269 – National Championship Game Ticket Punched & Another Painful Seahawks Reminder

RUNDOWN 

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. 

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

RUNDOWN 

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. 

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Episode 268 – Hawks Control Own Destiny & Neuheisel CFP Preview

RUNDOWN 

Today’s episode begins with Scott providing a recap of the Soden family Christmas before the guys poke fun at the Mitch Garver acquisition by the Mariners. Then, they break down their laundry list of takeaways from the Seahawks win against Tennessee and share their expectations for how the Huskies will fare in The Sugar Bowl. Three featured guests are Brady Henderson in Nashville for the Seahawks No-Table, Rick Neuheisel for a college football playoff preview, and RJ Eskanos for a Kraken catch-up. The “Other Stuff” segment topics range from the rationale behind Mitch’s password for Beat the Boys, crazy money the Dodgers are dishing out, and Hulk Hogan getting baptized in his late 70s.

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • RJ Eskanos | Emerald City Hockey

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Hotshot explains his peculiar mindset about how he approaches his marriage.  

2:53 | Does the acquisition of Mitch Garver move the needle for you as a Mariners fan?

8:18 | Mitch unveils the code words for the penultimate week of Beat the Boys presented by Fireside Home Solutions.

13:19 | The Seahawks escaped Sunday’s matchup with the Titans with a win, but how much does it really matter in the grand scheme of things?

25:51 | Do the Huskies match up well against the Longhorns based on the results of Texas in the regular season?

36:57 | GUEST: Seahawks NFL Nation reporter Brady Henderson joins Mitch in the wake of Seattle’s narrow victory on the road against Tennessee with two games remaining

58:49 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back as the college football semifinals are on tap this weekend to determine which teams will play for the national title. 

1:17:41 | GUEST: RJ Eskanos hops aboard to chat about the recent spark by the Kraken as they prepare for The Winter Classic and 2024. 

1:31:40 | “Other Stuff” topics include a big splash for Coach Hopkins at UW, more big-money contract news by the Los Angeles Dodgers, and a pro wrestling history lesson by Hotshot in light of Hulk Hogan’s recent baptism. 

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Episode 267 – Lock Engineers Winning Drive & Mariners Masterplan

RUNDOWN 

To kick off Episode “Levittown, Pennsylvania”, the guys try to wrap their arms about what they just watched on Monday Night Football after mentioning a few area code 267 natives. Mitch and Scott laugh at some Eagles fans postgame commentary, take a look at the current playoff picture, and hand out bouquets to deserving players from Monday’s victory. Three guest segments are resident baseball general manager Steve Phillips on the M’s, Brian Nemhauser for the Seahawks No-Table, and a replay of the interview with Rome Odunze back in February. “Other Stuff” topics include some fine print in Shohei Ohtani’s contract, options for Belichick after the season, and details about UW volleyball’s latest commit.

GUESTS 

  • Steve Phillips | Former Mets GM and current MLB analyst
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Rome Odunze | UW wide receiver  
    • (Replay from Episode 226 on 2/13/2023)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | The guys intended to start the show by talking about Billie Eilish on SNL, but start the show by mentioning a few notables from area code 267 before asking the question if a Seahawks playoff run still warrants a change at head coach.  

9:28 | Mitch reveals the password for the upcoming three games for Beat the Boys.

14:21 | Hotshot happily reads some of the Philly fans message boards after their loss to the Hawks.

16:50 | Mr. Playoffs makes an unexpected visit after the Seahawks pulled a win from the fire on Monday night.

31:16 | GUEST: Former MLB general manager Steve Phillips returns to share his national perspective on the M’s front office moves since the end of the season and their best path forward. 

47:37 | GUEST: Hawkblogger Brian Nemhauser joins Mitch in the aftermath of the thrilling victory on Monday at Lumen Field. 

1:09:33 | GUEST: With the Huskies set to take on Texas in the Sugar Bowl, we replay the interview with Rome Odunze on Mitch Unfiltered back in February. 

1:35:54 | The “Other Stuff” topic includes stories such as an interesting clause in Shohei’s contract, Bill Belichick’s potential next landing spot, and controversial circumstances regarding a Husky volleyball player. 

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Episode 266 – Ohtani Picks Dodger Blue & Time For Change

RUNDOWN 

Hotshot is back from San Diego with Mitch who is battling a flu and received an unlikely cure and they chat about Scott’s rental car adventure with Turo. Then, the guys dive into the downward trajectory for the Hawks, Jamal Adams’ regrettable Tweet, and Shohei Ohtani’s annoucement to move to the Dodgers adding to the ire of Mariners fans. Five featured guests are Jason Churchill and Joe Doyle for the Mariners No-Table, Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson & Brian Nemhauser, and author Kevin Ticen. “Other Stuff” segment topics range from a follow-up to Oregon’s future quarterback search to a local northwest root beer parlor closing down, to notable recent passings.

GUESTS 

  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger
  • Jason Churchill | Prospect Insider
  • Joe Doyle | Director, MLB Draft – ProspectsLive  
  • Kevin Ticen | Author of “When it Mattered Most”

TABLE OF CONTENTS

3:45 | Hotshot rented a car using the Turo app and was pleasantly surprised with the outcome.  

14:15 | Mitch gleefully provides the code word for the upcoming slate of Beat the Boys matchups.

22:02 | Despite a serviceable performance by Drew Lock, the Seahawks losing streak continues.

27:10 | Are the Seahawks overdue for a change at head coach even with all of the success under Pete Carroll’s belt?

32:15 | Is there any path for Jamal Adams to recovering from his controversial social media post last week?

37:04 | Shohei Ohtani finally made his decision to suit up with the Dodgers and will make nearly three-quarters of a billion in the process.

47:07 | GUESTS: Mariners insiders Jason Churchill and Joe Doyle are back to weigh in on the Shohei Ohtani trade and highly criticized front office moves for the M’s. 

1:14:33 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser hop aboard to wrap their arms around another Seahawks loss to the 49ers with playoff hopes dwindling. 

1:45:22 | GUEST: Kevin Ticen returns to preview the latest update to his book about the Seattle Metropolitans “When it Mattered Most”

2:03:24 | “Other Stuff” topics include Oregon landing their next transfer portal quarterback, the closure of Triple XXX Root Beer in Issaquah, and a handful of RIPs. 

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Episode 265 – Dawgs Are In & Seahawks Leaking Oil

RUNDOWN 

To kick off the show, Mitch and “The Groz” catch up since their last episode together, specifically the current state of football in Seattle. Next, the fellas dive into the winnable game for the Seahawks against the Cowboys before weighing in on the college football playoff selection order. Four featured guests are CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, writer of The Dang Apostrophe Danny O’Neil, and Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson and Brian Nemhauser. The “Other Stuff” segment covers the options for DeBoer at quarterback next season to the possibility of bringing Ohtani to the M’s to Tiger’s unprecedented impact on his sport!  

GUESTS 

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst 
  • Danny O’Neil | The Dang Apostrophe
  • Brady Henderson | Seahawks NFL Nation reporter 
  • Brian Nemhauser | Hawk Blogger 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:00 | Mitch and Dave provide initial thoughts on the CFP announcement on Sunday and the Seahawks loss in Dallas on Thursday.  

4:33 | Mitch shares the password for this week’s trio of Beat the Boys games.

10:35 | The Seahawks had a golden opportunity to pick up a crucial win in Dallas if not for an untimely Lockett drop and failed fourth downs.

23:26 | Did the college football playoff committee make multiple mistakes in their final vote for the four teams advancing?

36:08 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns with conference championship weekend in the books and major controversy at the number four slot and a thought on UW’s position at two. 

1:05:55 | GUEST: Danny O’Neil joins Mitch to chat about his Huskies snagging the two seed in the college football playoff with a matchup with Texas on tap. 

1:31:21 | GUESTS: NFL Nation reporter Brady Henderson and “Hawkblogger” Brian Nemhauser hop aboard for a recap of Thursday’s loss to the Cowboys and a look ahead to Philly on Monday Night Football. 

1:58:43 | “Other Stuff” topics include potential transfer portal targets for UW’s 2024 quarterback, the chances Shohei Ohtani shocks everyone and ends up in Seattle, and gauging the magnitude of Tiger’s impact to the game of golf.