Episode 209 – Dawgs Fall Flat Against UCLA & Seahawks Outscore Lions In Road Win

RUNDOWN  

At the top of the show, Mitch tests Scott with a Stump the Band question related to the M’s playoff drought ending! Then, the guys chat about the Kraken’s new mascot Buoy, an unsettling win in Detroit for the Hawks, and the Mariners memorable clinching win on Friday as they prepare for the upcoming wildcard game with tough questions to answer about the pitching rotation. A four-pack of guests are Rick Neuheisel, Brady Henderson & Joe Fann for the Seahawks No-Table, & Huskies write with The Athletic Christian Caple. Today’s “Other Stuff” stories range from Jeffrey Dahmer belongings up for auction, to Antonio Brown exposing himself at a Dubai hotel, to Rachel Nichols revealing the details about her firing from ESPN!  

GUESTS  

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst 
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN’s NFL Nation Seahawks reporter  
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host  
  • Christian Caple | The Athletic UW writer 

TABLE OF CONTENTS  

2:31 | The guys open up the show with a Stump the Band question about playoff droughts…something the Mariners are no longer the leader of!  

18:12 | The code word for the upcoming lineup of Beat the Boys games is revealed.  

22:37 | Mitch and Hotshot briefly weigh in on Buoy the mascot and the Seahawks beating Detroit on Sunday before taking a deep dive on the upcoming playoff run for the Mariners. 

59:57 | GUEST: Neuheisel is red-hot on his picks this season and is back to recap last weekend’s slate of college football.  

1:29:02 | GUEST: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann are back on the show following the 48-45 win over the Lions.  

1:55:35 | GUEST: Christian Caple returns after the Dawgs faced their first defeat of the season against UCLA on Friday. 

2:16:35 | The episode wraps up with the “Other Stuff” segment to chat about items for sale which belonged to Jeffrey Dahmer, former, Antonio Brown in the news again…this time for exposing himself publicly in Dubai, and Rachel Nichols being recorded by ESPN leading to her release by the network.  

Episode 208 – PAC12 Football Hierarchy & Abysmal Seafense

RUNDOWN 

Today’s show kicks off with Hotshot explaining who the hell Armie Hammer is before reading Mitch Unfiltered listener feedback! Mitch and Scott also share their takeaways from the Seahawks loss on Sunday and Mr. Postseason makes another appearance to paint the picture for the Mariners final stretch. Four featured guests are Rick Neuheisel, Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson & Joe Fann, & Jason La Canfora of 105.7 The Fan – Baltimore. “Other Stuff” segment topics include a tweet Mitch sent about the Dawgs that riled people up, Washington State’s choke against Oregon, and something Tim Tebow does every year which makes him likeable to Mitch! 

GUESTS 

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN’s NFL Nation Seahawks reporter 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Jason La Canfora | 105.7 The Fan – Baltimore

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

2:25 | The topic for today’s Stump the Band question is something we all love…food!

7:00 | The guys open up the Mitch Unfiltered mailbag to read feedback about the show from you

13:44 | Mitch provides the code word for the week’s Beat the Boys matchups. 

18:29 | The guys provide instant reaction to the Hawks against the Falcons and Mr. Postseason drops by for an M’s update.

52:11 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back following an exciting weekend of college featuring wins for leading PAC12 teams and other exciting wins in the top 25. 

1:19:20 | GUEST: Brady & Joe return for another edition of the No-Table in the wake of a disappointing loss to the Falcons. 

1:45:15 | GUEST: Longtime friend of the show Jason La Canfora jumps aboard to share his impressions from the first three weeks of the NFL season.

2:04:48 | The show closes out with the “Other Stuff” segment to discuss Mitch’s tweet about the Huskies, the dramatic comeback by the Ducks in Pullman, and Tim Tebow’s Heisman tradition. 

Episode 207 – M's Stumbling to October & Penix Shines Under Bright Lights

RUNDOWN 

Just when Mitch thought he was eliminating stress, the new tipping norms are starting to raise his blood pressure! He also provides a diplomatic Beat the Boys update regarding ads in the tease section. The guys share a few thoughts on the lackluster loss for the Seahawks and the potential of DeBoer’s Dawgs before a quick update by Mr. Postseason for the Mariners. Four featured guests are Jason Churchill of Prospect Insider, CBS Sports college football analyst Rick Neuheisel, and Brady Henderson & Joe Fann. The “Other Stuff” segment features topics including a new wrinkle to the Coach Joe Kennedy story, Roger Federer’s legendary career, and a tip for why you should not urinate in the shower! 

GUESTS 

  • Jason Churchill | Prospect Insider Mariners writer
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN’s NFL Nation Seahawks reporter 
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 

TABLE OF CONTENTS 

0:51 | Mitch delicately explains the way ads are created on the RunMyPools website which should settle down the naysayers. 

21:23 | The code word for the upcoming week of Beat the Boys games is unveiled. 

26:43 | The guys volley their key observations from the Seahawks week two loss in San Fran, the atmosphere at Husky Stadium on Saturday night, and a peek at the American League standings. 

54:48 | GUEST: Jason Churchill joins Mitch following a rough weekend for the Mariners as they work through injuries and slumps heading into October.

1:12:24 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns for a recap of the college football weekend including the victory for the Dawgs and dramatic win for Appalachian State. 

1:34:00 | GUEST: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann hop aboard to break down the divisional loss for Seattle against San Francisco. 

2:04:33 | The guys wrap up the episode by providing a quick update of Bremerton football coach Joe Kennedy, the retirement of tennis great Roger Federer, and a scientific argument to not pee in the shower. 

Episode 206 – Russell's Return & Most Expensive Sports Memorabilia

RUNDOWN

Mitch had to call an audible on his Stump the Band question after the McManus missed kick! The guys chat about the Mariners who remain red-hot before volleying back and forth main takeaways from the much-anticipated return of Russell Wilson on Monday Night Football which lived up to the billing. A four pack of guests are Brady & Joe for the No-Table, Rick Neuheisel, and sports memorabilia collector Anthony Giordano. Topics during the “Other Stuff” segment range from Mitch’s film director acumen, Breanna Stewart’s uncertain future with the Storm, and a gross fake-teeth story!

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN’s NFL Nation Seahawks reporter
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Anthony Giordano | Sports card collector 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:51 | Today’s Stump the Band question illustrates how stupid Nathaniel Hackett’s decision was to trot out his kicker for a 64 yard field goal in Seattle.

18:46 | As enjoyable as Monday night’s win was, the guys are also pretty pumped about the playoff-bound Mariners.

26:04 | Mitch and Hotshot run down their list of observations from Monday night’s win against Denver.

46:23 | GUEST: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann break join Mitch in the wee hours of the night following the memorable Monday night season opener against Russ and the Broncos.

1:14:57 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel jumps aboard to chat about the gutsy win by the Cougs and the dramatic victory for Alabama thanks to the leadership of Bryce Young.

1:43:47 | GUEST: Anthony Giordano shares the story of his Mickey Mantle card which just sold for a record $12.6 million.

2:06:17 | The guys close out the show with a mixed bag of stories such as the Huskies upcoming game against Sparty, Stewie’s undetermined career in Seattle, and Mitch’s denture story.

Episode 205 – Ichiro Girl & Calm Before the Storm

RUNDOWN

Today’s opening Stump the Band question should perk up the ears of any Mariners fan! Mitch also lays out the instructions for this year’s Beat the Boys contest before the guys chat about the red-hot stretch of M’s baseball, Huskies season opener, and Storm playoff game choke. Five guests on the show are “Ichiro Girl” Iris Skinner, Seahawks No-Table pillars Brady Henderson & Joe Fann, college football guru Rick Neuheisel, and longtime friend of the podcast Peter King from NBC Sports. To wrap up the show, the guys discuss Serena Williams’ legacy, more concerning Marshawn Lynch news, and blockage of a GoFundMe fundraiser for a local murder suspect.

GUESTS

  • Iris Skinner | “Ichiro Girl”
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN’s NFL Nation Seahawks reporter
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Peter King | NBC Sports national NFL writer 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

3:22 | Today’s question for Stump the Band question has a simple premise, but a surprising answer.

20:29 | Ever since Mitch wrote off the M’s in June, the club has been on an absolute rampage.

24:57 | Will you boo or cheer for Russ when he makes his return to Seattle next Monday?

31:30 | Michael Penix Jr. made an impressive debut for the Dawgs which is discouraging for Sam Huard’s future at UW. 

41:50 | GUEST: Iris Skinner also known as “Ichiro Girl” jumps aboard to share her story of reuniting with the Mariners legend during his ceremonial weekend.

57:34 | GUEST: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann break down the final roster cuts heading into week one of the season and share their opinion on the Russell Wilson contract.

1:27:20 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel provides his takeaways from the first week of the college football season.

1:49:19 | GUEST: Peter King returns to provide his prediction for the NFL season to play in the Super Bowl including the victor.

2:12:52 | The “Other Stuff” segment features topics such as the lesser-known side of Serena, Marshawn Lynch’s latest vehicular issues, and GoFundMe putting the kibosh for an ongoing homicide suspect.

Episode 204 – Julio Here to Stay & Seahawks Roster Roulette

RUNDOWN

The guys kick off the show with a Stump the Band question per usual before Mitch describes his memorable return flight from Florida. Then, Mitch takes a deep dive on the Julio Rodriguez contract and his contention that it was a grand slam especially for the M’s. Featured guests are MLB analyst Steve Phillips, Brady & Joe for the No-Table, and longtime friend of the show Rick Neuheisel. To conclude the episode, the guys talk about odds and ends such as Ichiro’s speech, money matters across the world of sports, and Richard Simmons news.

GUESTS

  • Steve Phillips | Former Mets GM and current MLB analyst
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN’s NFL Nation Seahawks reporter
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:28 | Julio Rodriguez is the topic of today’s opening Stump the Band question.

7:03 | There was a medical emergency on Mitch’s flight and it directly impacted him while sitting in the window seat.

32:35 | The hometown nine signed Julio Rodriguez to a 14 year deal which Mitch contends is very team friendly.

1:00:25 | GUEST: Steve Phillips answers the question as to how the Julio Rodriguez contract played out for the young star and the franchise simultaneously.

1:19:10 | GUEST: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann return with preseason football in the rearview mirror and the Seahawks facing final cutdowns heading into week one.

1:57:34 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel is back with college football officially underway to preview the season.

2:19:57 | Today’s “Other Stuff” topics include Ichiro’s hall of fame ceremony, big money being thrown around sports, and an update about the long lost Richard Simmons.

Episode 203 – The Groz Returns & Seahawks No-Table

RUNDOWN

After two weeks apart, Mitch and Hotshot are back together and begin the episode with a Stump the Band question. Scott also provides a recap of the Little League World Series experience in North Carolina. Main topics in the first segment include Seahawks prognostications and turning a new leaf on Robbie Ray. A four pack of guests are Dave Grosby, Brady Henderson & Joe Fann for the Seahawks No-Table, and ESPN NBA columnist Kevin Pelton. Before closing out, the guys volley a mixed bag of topics such as Marshawn’s DUI, a baseball player hitting a home run cycle, and Earl Thomas’ house fire. 

GUESTS

  • Dave Grosby | Former Seattle sports radio host
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN’s NFL Nation Seahawks reporter
  • Joe Fann | WynnBet & Blue Wire podcast host 
  • Kevin Pelton | ESPN NBA writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:25 | Is Hotshot rusty after a few weeks without Stump the Band? Nope!

17:04 | Are the Hawks more likely to go 5-12 or 8-9?

25:11 | Mitch decides he is done criticizing Robbie Ray…for now.

33:19 | GUEST: Back by popular demand, Seattle sports media veteran Dave Grosby joins the show for a Mariners & Seahawks state of the union discussion.

57:25 | GUEST: Brady Henderson & Joe Fann join Mitch to address the big question marks as the Hawks approach regular season play.

1:25:23 | GUEST: Kevin Pelton is back to recap the big Seattle hoops weekend with LeBron in town and the Storm heading to the WNBA Finals.

1:45:40 | The “Other Stuff” segment features stories ranging from Marshawn Lynch’s arrest, an impressive baseball feat, and more unfortunate Earl Thomas news.

Episode 202 – All Aboard Destination Greenville, North Carolina & LA Soundtrack of Summer

RUNDOWN

Mitch and Scott reunite and are eager to watch Issaquah play in the Little League World Series in Greenville, South Carolina! They briefly catch up on the Danny O’Neil and Jim Moore online feud, Mitch’s upcoming Nationals game, and SeaFair weekend. The guys also chat about celebrity clickbait and an interesting article about Shohei Ohtani. Today’s featured guests are former Dodgers GM Fred Claire, Mariners writer with Prospect Insider Jason Churchill, and ESPN Seahawks insider Brady Henderson. The show wraps up with “Other Stuff” stories ranging from Deshaun Watson’s suspension, to the wrath of Bill Belichick, to the divorce lawsuit with Kanye and Kim!

GUESTS

  • Fred Claire | Former Dodgers GM
  • Jason Churchill | Prospect Insider Mariners writer
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN’s NFL Nation Seahawks reporter

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Hotshot and Mitch might be more excited about Issaquah playing in the Little League World Series than the team!

29:30 | Are M’s fans going to be teased about potentially acquiring Shohei Ohtani for the next two years?

43:12 | GUEST: Former Dodgers general manager Fred Claire returns to the show for a remembrance of broadcast legend Vin Scully.

1:02:47 | GUEST: Jason Churchill is back with the M’s in a wildcard run and less than two months until the MLB postseason.

1:23:48 | GUEST: Brady Henderson hops aboard for a Seahawks camp update as the preseason approaches.

1:46:27 | Today’s “Other Stuff” topics include a story from Deshaun Watson’s six game ban, to a former Patriot and his fear of Coach Belichick, to Kanye West legal complications.

Episode 201 – M's Win Castillo Sweepstakes & Issaquah Little League World Series Bound

RUNDOWN

Hotshot is gearing up for a trip to North Carolina as the Issaquah All Stars are headed to the Little League Softball World Series and Mitch might even make an appearance! Since the guys convened last, the M’s picked up a new ace, but does the Tale of the Tape indicate it was worth it? A blended interview portion including C. Trent Rosecrans to chat about Luis Castillo followed by three of our favorite guest segments from over the years. The “Other Stuff” segment features topics such as Mitch’s rental car story, the lack of fervor for the upcoming Seahawks season, and Charles Barkley turning down LIV golf!

GUESTS

  • C. Trent Rosecrans | The Athletic Reds writer
  • Dave Grosby | Former Seattle sports radio host
  • Olin Kreutz | NFL center ’98-’11
  • Ginny Burton | Tacoma-native & UW class of 2021

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Scott’s prediction about Issaquah softball came true as the Little League All Stars are going to the World Series!

20:06 | The Mega Millions craze has come to an end as one lucky winner in Illinois picked the right numbers. 

23:10 | Mitch breaks down the Tale of the Tape for Luis Castillo and players the Mariners traded to the Reds.

49:10 | GUEST: C. Trent Rosecrans checks in to provide a scouting report of the Mariners latest acquisition Luis Castillo from Cincinnati.

1:01:29 | GUEST: Dave Grosby joined Mitch and Scott to tell some stories from their years in Seattle sports media as “The Groz” entered retirement.

1:53:45 | GUEST: Hawaiian football legend Olin Kreutz jumped aboard to chat about his memorable football career and challenges he faced along the way.

2:24:35 | GUEST: Perhaps the most memorable interview in Mitch Unfiltered history, Ginny Burton shares her story of overcoming years of drugs and violence to earning her degree from UW.

2:54:45 | The episode closes up with “Other Stuff” stories such Mitch’s gold Jaguar rental car, the lost enthusiasm for Seahawks camp, and Barkley declining a LIV Golf media deal.

Episode 200 – M's Cole Young Draft Profile & From Battlefield to Fairways

RUNDOWN

To kick off Episode 200, Danny O’Neil explains the rivalry between Oregon and Washington before the guys recall the unfortunate story of Ken Hamlin. Then, the guys dig into Danny’s online feud with Jim Moore, Julio’s wrist injury, and the Juan Soto sweepstakes. Four featured guests include Coach Andrew Heck, MLB draft expert Jim Callis, Army veteran Randy Shack, & film director Michael Tollin. Topics in today’s “Other Stuff” segment include a cricket gambling conspiracy, Tom Brady’s kind gesture to Kelsey Plum, and Charles Barkley taking the LIV money.

GUESTS

  • Andrew Heck | North Allegheny HS baseball coach
  • Jim Callis | MLB Pipeline senior writer
  • Randy Shack | U.S. Army veteran 
  • Michael Tollin | The Captain producer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Danny O’Neil fills in for Hotshot who is in San Bernardino watching the Issaquah Little League All Stars.

7:56 | A random former Seahawk with a cautionary tale came to mind when Mitch was swimming laps.

29:00 | Danny explains the ongoing online beef he has with former co-worker Jim Moore.

41:27 | M’s fans are holding their breath about Julio’s wrist and the potential to acquire Juan Soto.

56:25 | GUEST: Coach Andrew Heck provides a scouting report of M’s first round selection Cole Young & Jim Callis follows up with a breakdown of the full 2022 Mariners draft class.

1:21:09 | GUEST: Andy Shack shares his inspiring story to becoming an Adaptive Open golfer after suffering injuries overseas in the U.S. Army.

1:42:32 | GUEST: Film producer Michael Tollin joins the show to discuss the origin story of The Captain and some interesting observations about Derek Jeter.

2:08:38 | The show wraps up with the “Other Stuff” segment with topics ranging from a cricket gambling scheme, Tom Brady’s care package to Kelsey Plum, and LIV Golf picking up Charles Barkley.