Episode 56 – Hawks Survive Week One Tightrope Act, Shocking Night on Montlake, and Nadal Outlasts Medvedev While Serena Upset in U.S. Open Finals

RUNDOWN

Today’s show begins with a recap from Friday when Mitch was featured on Seattle radio again. Then, the guys chat about the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony which included Jack Sikma. Episode 56 is named naturally to the one and only LT. The guys delve in to the football weekend in Seattle which included a painful defeat for the Dawgs and a narrow victory for the Hawks. Guests include Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel, and USA Today sports columnist Dan Wolken live from The U.S. Open in New York. Later, Mitch and Scott discuss the odd behavior of NFL wide receivers and close out with some thoughts on the opening weekend slate of games across the league.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports
  • Dan Wolken | USA Today

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:14 | Mitch talks about his visit to the BJ and Migs show last Friday on 99.9 KISW The Rock of Seattle.

3:09 | The guys chat about the 2019 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class that was inducted over the weekend including former Sonic Jack Sikma.

16:07 | The naming of episode number 56 is a no-brainer especially to a guy that is obsessed with the pass rush.

18:51 | Hotshot and Mitch weigh in on the Huskies loss in Saturday night’s lightning-delayed contest versus California.

27:36 | Mitch & Scott react to the good, the bad, and the ugly in Seattle’s week one win over the Bengals. 

54:30 | Brady Henderson recaps the Seahawks 21-20 nail-biter against Cincy to open the 2019 season.

1:14:01 | Rick Neuheisel weighs in on the second week of the college football season including the stunning loss for the Huskies against Cal.

1:34:01 | Dan Wolken recounts the 2019 U.S. Open which featured dramatic finishes in the men’s and women’s finals over the weekend.

1:47:25 | What the heck is up with NFL wide receivers? Odell Beckham Jr. is wearing a $350K watch during a game while Antonio Brown is freezing his feet, complaining about his helmet, and hop-scotching from team to team. 

1:56:10 | The guys chat about week one storylines and standout performances across the NFL.

Episode 55 – Hawks Pull Off Clowney Heist, Eason Dazzles in Husky Debut, & Verlander's No-Hitter Less Memorable than Butt Tweet

RUNDOWN

Episode 55 kicks off with initial thoughts to the Seahawks taking over national sports headlines in their acquisition of Jadeveon Clowney. Before fully delving into football chatter, Mitch gets sappy about something he saw during the U.S. Open. Then, Mitch & Scott react to the surprising Hawks roster moves that took place this weekend. Also covered in the first segment are Jacob Eason’s stellar Husky debut and Justin Verlander’s no-hitter which reminded Mitch of something less pleasing to the eye. Guests include Texans writer for The Athletic Aaron Reiss and Hawks insider Brady Henderson to share both sides of the Jadeveon Clowney trade. Also, UW play-by-play announcer Tony Castricone drops in to discuss the Dawgs home opener vs. Eastern. Later, Mitch shares something he hates about Twitter and a few items he likes and Hotshot has trouble with matching names to the right people. Finally, the guys articulate their emotions as the news of Tyler Skaggs death recently surfaced and close out with takeaways to week one of the college football season.

GUESTS

  • Aaron Reiss | Texans writer for The Athletic
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks writer
  • Tony Castricone | Washington Huskies Play by Play 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Mitch has a theory about football numbers and the type of players that should be wearing them.

3:54 | The guys share tricks of the trade to easily access Mitch Unfiltered anywhere with football season underway!

14:15 | The list of notable 55s is presented as candidates for the naming of today’s episode.

15:55 | Mitch gets sappy about something he saw in professional tennis over the weekend.

21:25 | Jadeveon Clowney is a Seahawk!

30:40 | Surprised about the Hawks linebacker crew that made the cut?

33:45 | Justin Verlander tossed his third no-hitter joining an elite company, but an infamous Tweet that surfaced years ago is Mitch’s lasting memory of the Astros ace.

38:49 | Jacob Eason captured the imagination of Husky fans with his debut performance on Saturday against Eastern Washington.

46:05 | Aaron Reiss weighs in on the Jadeveon Clowney deal from a Houston perspective and the other roster moves the Texans made.

1:03:09 | Brady Henderson checks in to discuss the final roster heading into week one and the blockbuster deal that brings Jadeveon Clowney to Seattle.

1:27:18 | Tony Castricone shares the sights and sounds from the booth at Husky Stadium on Saturday in the home opener for the Dawgs.

1:45:25 | Mitch shares his latest likes and dislikes on Twitter.

1:50:02 | Scott reveals some recent brain-farts he has had with names.  

1:52:12 | The autopsy results of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs create a mix of emotions that are difficult to articulate and make sense of.

1:57:45 | Jalen Hurts dominated in his first game as a Sooner and Mitch is sick of Clemson/Alabama.

Episode 54 – Seahawks Dress Rehearsal Report Card, Luck's Injury-Plagued Career Cut Short, Skinny Eason Gets the Nod From Petersen, & College Football Kickoff with Neuheisel

RUNDOWN

Mitch is fired up to start today’s jam-packed episode by rebutting a recent comment made by Producer Steve, calling out a trio of Unfiltered Fantasy Football squelchers, and ranting on a fantasy draft faux pas. Then, the guys chat about the announcement of Jacob Eason earning the starting quarterback role for the Huskies which has led to runner-up Jake Haener leaving the program. Mitch and Scott also react to Saturday’s preseason Seahawks game which featured extended play for starters and critical snaps leading up to the final cutdown. Guests include NBC Sports NFL writer Peter King on Andrew Luck’s unexpected retirement announcement, Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel to welcome in the college football season, and former MLB pitcher turned analytics and wagering specialist Michael Schwimer of JAMBOSpicks.com. Other topics include the budding rivalry between Chick-Fil-A and Popeye’s, Russell Wilson’s investment in the Sounders, and an ill-advised Tweet by the owner of Jimmy John’s.

GUESTS

  • Peter King | NBC Sports NFL writer
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | SEC football commentator with CBS & former college coach
  • Michael Schwimer | Former MLB pitcher & founder of JAMBOSpicks.com 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Hotshot recaps his weekend fun at Lake Sammamish to a geographically-challenged Mitch.

3:20 | The college football season started off with a bang as the Florida/Miami showdown drew ESPN’s highest rating since 2016.

14:45 | Mitch presents a rebuttal to a particular comment made by Producer Steve in Episode 53-P.

19:10 | The guys list the nominees to name the show after. Does our beloved 54 on the Seahawks ultimately earn the title at the end?

21:10 | Mitch is pissed at a few listeners and also rehashes his annual rant on proper fantasy football draft date selection.

30:20 | Coach Pete picked his Jacob that will trot onto the field to begin the 2019 campaign which led to another Jacob leaving the program.

36:41 | Where does Andrew Luck’s retirement decision rank among shocking sports stories in recent years? 

42:53 | Mitch & Scott chat about the standout performances in the third preseason Seahawks game.

51:44 | Peter King hops on to discuss the legacy of Andrew Luck in the wake of his sudden retirement over the weekend.

1:11:00 | Brady Henderson weighs in on the performance of the Hawks starters on Saturday and projections for the final roster spot allocations.

1:38:23 | Rick Neuheisel is back as the college football season is officially underway. Which teams can vie for a national title and who will emerge in the PAC-12?

2:05:00 | Former MLB pitcher Michael Schwimer shares his transition to becoming a prominent figure in sports analytics and wagering through his website JAMBOSpicks.com.

2:28:21 | Reminder to the Patrons that the third Unfiltered Fantasy Football Roundtable installment is set to be released on Wednesday morning for a look at WR/TE.

2:29:01 | The PGA Tour Championship staff clearly did not consult Steve Pool in their planning on Saturday in Atlanta.

2:30:18 | Russell Wilson’s rationale for becoming a stakeholder in the Sounders ownership group is bizarre. 

2:33:09 | Hotshot is curious about Mitch’s outlook on the Little League World Series.

2:36:43 | The founder of Jimmy John’s may regret posting a photo of himself posing with a dead elephant if he sees his hoagie sales take a nose dive.

2:40:53 | The battle between Chick-Fil-A and Popeye’s is starting to heat up!

2:42:57 | There are some arguments where the right answer is so clear, it isn’t even a debate…Seinfeld vs. Friends is one of them.

2:46:26 | A decision is finally made for the naming of Episode 54.

Episode 53 – Hawks Work Through Kinks in Loss to Viks, Husky Hoops Fans Freaking Out, & NFL Coast-to-Coast Through GM Lens

RUNDOWN

Today’s show begins moments after the conclusion of the Seahawks preseason loss in Minnesota which featured Russell’s first snaps of the season and no DK Metcalf. The guys chat about the “Mitch Gets Interviewed” series over the past few shows. Also, there is a tease for a three part series in upcoming Patron episodes you won’t want to miss! Then, they run down nominees for the naming of Episode 53. Today’s guests include Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, NFL writer Michael Lombardi for The Athletic, Movie Mogul Max who makes a long-awaited return with an eight-pack of film reviews and some ribbing of Mitch in the infamous “mushroom bet”, and Yogi Roth from the PAC-12 Network. Later, the guys talk about the Twitter buzz surrounding incoming freshman Jaden McDaniels who not make the trip to Italy for exhibition play. Mitch closes out with a story which involved Jack Whitaker who passed away over the weekend.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Michael Lombardi | NFL writer for The Athletic
  • Movie Mogul Max | Expert film critic & Mitch’s son
  • Yogi Roth | PAC-12 Network reporter

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Hotshot and Mitch chat about the feedback received from the “Mitch Gets Interviewed” series.

5:00 | You’ll want to become a Patron if you haven’t signed up yet when you find out what will be featured in upcoming episodes for football season!

15:40 | The guys list candidates to name the show after and we recall a magical moment from a 53 who made the most of his short stint in Seattle.

20:13 | The guys discuss what caught their eye in the preseason matchup between the Seahawks and Vikings.

40:29 | Brady Henderson opines on the Seahawks game in Minnesota on Sunday night.

1:02:02 | Michael Lombardi tackles top NFL storylines from a GM’s perspective.

1:18:55 | Lots of catching up to do with Movie Mogul Max who breaks down the flicks he has seen this summer and gloats about winning the bet that resulted in Mitch eating a plate of mushrooms.

1:43:35 | Yogi Roth shares the sights and sounds from around the PAC-12 this summer heading into the 2019 football season.

2:01:55 | Are Husky fans on Twitter overreacting just a bit that Jaden McDaniels is not in Italy right now?

2:05:24 | Mitch is still disgusted about his the mushrooms he had to eat on his recent vacation to LA, but cleanses his palate by reminiscing his first visit to Dodger Stadium.

2:13:30 | WSU will be featured in a future HBO program similar to Hard Knocks – this will be must-see TV!

2:15:08 | Jack Whitaker passed away over the weekend which reminds Mitch of a story involving the renowned sports announcer.

2:26:33 | Grab one of the few remaining sports to the Unfiltered Fantasy Football event at Daniel’s Broiler on September 3rd!

Episode 53 – Hawks Work Through Kinks in Loss to Vikes, Husky Hoops Fans Freaking Out, & NFL Coast-to-Coast Through GM Lens

RUNDOWN

Today’s show begins moments after the conclusion of the Seahawks preseason loss in Minnesota which featured Russell’s first snaps of the season and no DK Metcalf. The guys chat about the “Mitch Gets Interviewed” series over the past few shows. Also, there is a tease for a three part series in upcoming Patron episodes you won’t want to miss! Then, they run down nominees for the naming of Episode 53. Today’s guests include Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, NFL writer Michael Lombardi for The Athletic, Movie Mogul Max who makes a long-awaited return with an eight-pack of film reviews and some ribbing of Mitch in the infamous “mushroom bet”, and Yogi Roth from the PAC-12 Network. Later, the guys talk about the Twitter buzz surrounding incoming freshman Jaden McDaniels who not make the trip to Italy for exhibition play. Mitch closes out with a story which involved Jack Whitaker who passed away over the weekend.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Michael Lombardi | NFL writer for The Athletic
  • Movie Mogul Max | Expert film critic & Mitch’s son
  • Yogi Roth | PAC-12 Network reporter

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Hotshot and Mitch chat about the feedback received from the “Mitch Gets Interviewed” series.

5:00 | You’ll want to become a Patron if you haven’t signed up yet when you find out what will be featured in upcoming episodes for football season!

15:40 | The guys list candidates to name the show after and we recall a magical moment from a 53 who made the most of his short stint in Seattle.

20:13 | The guys discuss what caught their eye in the preseason matchup between the Seahawks and Vikings.

40:29 | Brady Henderson opines on the Seahawks game in Minnesota on Sunday night.

1:02:02 | Michael Lombardi tackles top NFL storylines from a GM’s perspective.

1:18:55 | Lots of catching up to do with Movie Mogul Max who breaks down the flicks he has seen this summer and gloats about winning the bet that resulted in Mitch eating a plate of mushrooms.

1:43:35 | Yogi Roth shares the sights and sounds from around the PAC-12 this summer heading into the 2019 football season

2:01:55 | Are Husky fans on Twitter overreacting just a bit that Jaden McDaniels is not in Italy right now?

2:05:24 | Mitch is still disgusted about his the mushrooms he had to eat on his recent vacation to LA, but cleanses his palate by reminiscing his first visit to Dodger Stadium.

2:13:30 | WSU will be featured in a future HBO program similar to Hard Knocks – this will be must-see TV!

2:15:08 | Jack Whitaker passed away over the weekend which reminds Mitch of a story involving the renowned sports announcer.

2:26:33 | Grab one of the few remaining sports to the Unfiltered Fantasy Football event at Daniel’s Broiler on September 3rd!

Episode 52 – First Impressions of Hawks Fresh Faces, Jason La Canfora Training Camp Chronicles, & Ken Green's Battle with Life

RUNDOWN

The guys kick off the show with some musical memories as Hotshot is returning from a concert at The Gorge. They reluctantly run down the candidates for Episode 52’s naming rights. Then, first impressions from the Seahawks season opener are shared which was dominated by rookie debuts. Today’s guests are golfer Ken Green whose remarkable story is a must-listen, Seahawks insider Brady Henderson, and NFL national writer Jason La Canfora. Later,   a few screws are loose in Antonio Brown’s head. The Yankees GM was the victim of an unfortunate misunderstanding and multi-tasking while driving recently earned friend of the podcast Peter King a ticket. Finally, the guys close the show with an opinion on Dabo Swinney’s hard line on quarterback transfer Kelly Bryant receiving a ring from last season’s national title.

GUESTS

  • Ken Green | Pro golfer & author of “Hunter of Hope”
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Jason La Canfora | NFL reporter for CBS Sports

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Hotshot rushed back from The Gorge to record Episode 52 which reminds Mitch of a family road trip memory.

6:02 | The guys are embarrassed to share who they saw at their first concert. 

20:51 | Episode 52 naming nominees are announced and the clear winner is someone neither Mitch nor Scott are a fan of.

24:29 | First blush reaction to the Seahawks preseason opener on Thursday.

40:41 | Ken Green shares his story of tragedy and triumph outlined in his new book “Hunter of Hope”.

1:31:25 | Hawks reporter Brady Henderson weighs in on Seahawks first preseason game including rookie debuts and injury updates.

1:55:32 | Jason La Canfora discusses top NFL storylines as he makes his way through training camps across the league.

2:18:08 | Antonio Brown is in the news again and if you thought freezing his feet was bad, he is raising the bar with his latest issue.

2:21:02 | Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had a run-in with the authorities that could have ended ugly.

2:24:08 | The guys chat about ill-advised behavior while driving as frequent Mitch Unfiltered guest Peter King was pulled over in the middle of an interview.

2:27:45 | Dabo Swinney is denying Kelly Bryant a national championship ring due to his midseason transfer last season after losing his starting gig.

Episode 51 – Peter King Returns from Football Hibernation, Seahawks Scrimmage Synopsis, & Let's Put an End to These Shootings

RUNDOWN

Mitch begins today’s show with a question and a reminder about fantasy football. The guys share a thought on the tragic news in El Paso & Dayton of senseless shootings that has resulted in numerous deaths. Today’s laundry list includes revisiting the LeBron discussion in Episode 50P, the lowly M’s, 2019 NFL HOF Class, and Tom Brady’s latest contract news. Today’s guests include NBC Sports National NFL writer Peter King and Seahawks writer for ESPN Brady Henderson. From there, the floor is Hotshot’s to continue with Mitch on Part 3 of “The Interview”. Finally, the guys wrap up with a new twist to the discussion of transgender athletes in sports, the news about teenage esports sensation Ninja, and make the final call for a tough Episode naming for #51.

GUESTS

  • Peter King | NBC Sports national NFL writer
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Mitch has a fantasy football question for Hotshot and also reminds YOU to sign up for the draft party at Daniel’s Broiler on September 3rd. 

14:20 | Number 51 has some strong candidates for the naming of today’s episode including a few notable local yokels.

18:52 | The mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton this weekend are unexplainable acts that invoke questions that currently do not have an answer.

26:34 | Scott & Mitch revisit the topic of LeBron’s outlandish behavior at his son’s basketball games which was discussed in length during Episode 50P.

31:18 | Is the Hawks defense poised for a substantial dip in 2019?

38:05 | The Mariners are victims of another no-hitter for the second time in less than a month. We are all screaming “uncle” here in Seattle with this team.

38:47 | The NFL Hall of Fame class of 2019 was loaded…perhaps they could have suited up and given the Falcons and Broncos a run for their money!

39:54 | Mitch presents a metaphor about the Brady household in the wake of Tom’s latest contract extension.

41:11 | Athlete of the Week is revealed and the story is like something you would only see in a movie. Go to the Mitch Unfiltered Facebook page for more!

44:32 | Peter King gets you set for the NFL season by recapping the top offseason storylines and addressing the current hot topics across the league.

1:06:21 | Brady Henderson recaps the Hawks scrimmage on Saturday as they get set for their preseason opener.

1:26:53 | Part 3 of Hotshot’s interview of Mitch which covers an extensive progression of Mitch’s career ultimately setting up a final installment to follow.

2:07:59 | The topic of addressing rules for participation of transgender athletes in sports makes headlines again on the hardwood.

2:13:46 | Hotshot explains what “Ninja Ditches Twitch for Mixer” means.

2:18:22 | Episode 51 is named after much consternation. 

 

Episode 50 – Part One of "Mitch Gets Interviewed" & Does Roger Goodell Assign Punishment Using a Dart Board? Ross Tucker Weighs In.

RUNDOWN
Episode number fifty! Well…sort of. Today’s show features Part 1 of a two-part interview of Mitch with Hotshot Scott as the moderator. Before they delve in, they hit a few quick topics including the Jarran Reed suspension and Earl Thomas’ comments about his infamous departure from the Hawks. Football analyst Ross Tucker weighs in on the NFL’s complicated policies regarding the reprimanding of players. From there, the stage is all Hotshot’s and he starts with asking Mitch about his family of origin. They proceed to his experience at Syracuse and first jobs in broadcasting Mitch pursued. Mixed in are fun stories and the standard dose of banter you’d expect in the fifty (or so) episodes of Mitch Unfiltered thus far. Keep an ear out for Part 2 coming soon!

GUEST
Ross Tucker | NFL analyst

TABLE OF CONTENTS
3:04 | The guys set the stage for Part 1 of a two-part interview of Mitch by Hotshot Scott.

8:13 | Candidates for naming Episode 50 are revealed and they are much more prominent than a few in the high-40s!

25:32 | Did the league office handle Jarran Reed’s suspension properly?

36:59 | How will Earl Thomas’ recent comments that reinforce his intent to aim his middle finger at Pete affect his relationship with the Seahawks organization down the road?

48:41 | Ross Tucker shares his opinion on the NFL league office and its inconsistency with the suspensions it assigns to players for various offenses. 

1:03:11 | The interview of Mitch begins where it should…the Levy household in South Florida.

1:06:48 | Mitch describes how his Mother made great sacrifices for her family and his gratitude for how she approached living in a household of competitive boys.

1:10:14 | A passion for his craft, Mitch’s Father was a successful lawyer whose zeal was evident in all facets of life.

1:12:43 | What drew Mitch to Syracuse and become his university of choice?

1:19:59 | Scott hits reverse in his line of interview questions and asks Mitch about his high school days.

1:24:06 | When did broadcasting become the career choice Mitch was captivated by?

1:27:57 | Mitch discusses his first jobs and ties in a classic Rodney Dangerfield story.

1:35:30 | When did Mitch catch his “big break” and how do Don Rickles and Larry King fit in that window of time?

1:56:18 | A memorable Levy family vacation finds its way into the progression of the interview.

2:01:45 | What led to Mitch crossing paths with Tony Kornheiser in his early years of broadcasting?

Episode 49 – Edgar Enshrined Among Premier Cooperstown Class, Lowry Lifts Claret Jug on Home Soil, & Parents of Murdered Utah Student McCluskey Recount Senseless Act

RUNDOWN

Today’s show tees off with reaction to the PGA’s final major of the season as Shane Lowry caps off a brilliant performance at The Open Championship and Rory falls short in front of his hometown supporters. The guys chat about the Sunday’s induction ceremony in Cooperstown including the emotional speech by Roy Halladay’s wife, Mariano Rivera, and a replay of Edgar’s speech in its entirety. Today’s guests include Matt & Jill McCluskey whose daughter Lauren was killed while attending The University of Utah by ex-boyfriend, M’s writer Corey Brock, and sports business writer for Forbes Kurt Badenhausen. Later, Mitch marvels at how McIlroy conducted himself after a disappointing exit at Portrush. More evidence about the MLB’s doctoring of baseballs was observed during a recent at-bat. Finally, Seattle’s future hockey franchise hired a general manager and the team still lacks a name!  

GUESTS

  • Matt & Jill McCluskey | Parents of murdered Utah track athlete & Pullman native Lauren McCluskey
  • Corey Brock | Mariners writer for The Athletic
  • Kurt Badenhausen | Sports business writer for Forbes

TABLE OF CONTENTS
3:20 | Rory McIlroy missing the cut on his home course has to be one of the most agonizing moments in his career.

7:05 | Mitch provides background context to the first interview on the episode about Lauren McCluskey’s murder.

16:41 | Football season is around the corner which means it’s a great time to become a Mitch Unfiltered Patron!

18:17 | Candidates are revealed for the naming of Episode 49 and it’s slim pickins.

21:25 | For Mariners fans, the fact that Edgar stayed in Seattle is perhaps the most endearing aspect of his career. 

31:13 | Listen to the full hall of fame induction speech by Edgar! 

46:10 | Matt & Jill McCluskey share the tragic story of their daughter Lauren who was murdered while a student-athlete at The University of Utah in a senseless act by a former boyfriend.

1:10:13 | Corey Brock from The Athletic discusses his recent article which outlines the few remaining reasons to keep an eye on the M’s down the stretch of this dismal 2019 campaign.

1:25:51 | Kurt Badenhausen from Forbes breaks down the financial landscape in modern sports including monster deals for mid-level NBA players, the growing trend of agent-less athletes, and a thought on the controversial compensation discussion for the Women’s World Cup champions of Team USA.

1:44:01 | Scott has an idea which involves Mitch, does he agree to participate?

1:45:36 | Among Lowry’s dominant performance in Portrush included another example of Rory’s grace in defeat and some brash behavior by Brooks.

1:51:12 | Need more evidence baseball are “juiced” in the big leagues? How about a one-handed homerun.

1:52:53 | Shaq was recently caught on video moshing, Scott recalls times he moshed in the past, and Mitch wants to know what moshing is. 

1:56:03 | Seattle names Ron Francis GM for its future expansion team and the guys weigh in on their outlook for a new team coming to town in a sport relatively foreign to them.

Episode 48 – NFL Primer with Jason La Canfora, Serena Falls Short & Djokovic Outlasts in Wimbledon Finals, & Rockets Rolling the Dice with Westbrook

RUNDOWN
Today’s show begins with a call to the most popular Bagel Shop in America right now thanks to a viral video of a tirade by a small man earlier this week. Wheels explains his Sunday evening plans that required an earlier-than-normal recording time for today’s show.
Mitch gives Brian the details for the upcoming Fantasy Football Draft event at Daniel’s Broiler. Then, Wheels announces his future with Blazers heading into next season. Three guests include CBS Sports NFL writer Jason La Canfora, Houston Rockets blogger Taylor Pate, & AP tennis writer Howard Fendrich. Later, the guys weigh in on the potential 18 game NFL season, the memorable no-hitter in Anaheim on Friday night, and wrap-up with a thought on Nike telling LeBron to hold his horses on changing his jersey number.

GUESTS

  • Jason La Canfora | NFL writer – CBS Sports
  • Taylor Pate | RedNationHoops.com
  • Howard Fendrich | Associated Press sports writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:42 | Mitch calls the Bagel Boss shop in New York which is now the infamous location where “Bagel Guy” erupted on employees and other customers.

9:20 | What are Wheels’ plans on Sunday night that require Episode 48 to be recorded earlier than usual?

15:02 | Mitch gives Brian the rundown for the Fantasy Football Draft Event at Daniel’s Broiler on September 3rd.

24:11 | Wheels gets his slate of options to name Episode 48 after at the conclusion of the show.

28:38 | After 21 years as the voice of Blazers basketball, Brian makes an annoucement regarding his future with the organization.

42:00 | Will one basketball be enough for Harden and Westbrook who are reuniting in Houston? 

45:03 | Mitch consults Brian for tips on how to prepare the plate of mushrooms he will begrudgingly
eat thanks to the remarkable SAT score of Movie Mogul Max

52:58 | Jason La Canfora drops by after a long hiatus to catch up on the latest NFL storylines as the season inches closer.

1:16:40 | Houston Rockets blogger Taylor Pate discusses the Tweet that will result in a face tattoo thanks to a recent blockbuster trade.

1:27:28 | Live from London, Howard Fendrich recaps a memorable 2019 Wimbledon capped off by a brilliant final between
Djokovic and Federer.

1:39:40 | How should Dan Snyder react when he hears his All-Pro cornerback is in Pamplona running…and jumping…with the bulls?

1:42:19 | The NFL is considering an 18 game season, is this a good idea or fixing something that isn’t broken?

1:46:28 | Mitch & Wheels discuss Friday night’s memorable no-hitter by the Angels, a touching tribute to the late Tyler Skaggs.

1:49:04 | LeBron wants to change jersey numbers again, but Nike is stepping in to put a halt to it.