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For nearly 23 years, Mitch Levy hosted one of the most successful and longest running morning-drive sports radio talk shows in America. Outspoken and unafraid analysis loaded with humor and unparalleled interviews. Please join us as we embark on an exciting and somewhat mysterious new journey. Become a monthly "patron" to support the show & enjoy access to not only regularly scheduled episodes but BONUS podcasts as well. Goodbye terrestrial radio. Hello podcast world!

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For nearly 23 years, Mitch Levy hosted one of the most successful and longest running morning-drive sports radio talk shows in America. Outspoken and unafraid analysis loaded with humor and unparalleled interviews. Please join us as we embark on an exciting and somewhat mysterious new journey. Become a monthly "patron" to support the show & enjoy access to not only regularly scheduled episodes but BONUS podcasts as well. Goodbye terrestrial radio. Hello podcast world!

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1973
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5
11
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Fantastic

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Can’t remember the last time I listened to the local stations. Excellent content!

Hi

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Only sports radio i can listen to

iTunes Ratings

2022 Ratings
Average Ratings
1973
16
5
11
17

Fantastic

By JRyan85 - Feb 18 2020
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Can’t remember the last time I listened to the local stations. Excellent content!

Hi

By ruforeeeal - Feb 17 2020
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Only sports radio i can listen to
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Mitch Unfiltered

Latest release on Nov 23, 2020

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For nearly 23 years, Mitch Levy hosted one of the most successful and longest running morning-drive sports radio talk shows in America. Outspoken and unafraid analysis loaded with humor and unparalleled interviews. Please join us as we embark on an exciting and somewhat mysterious new journey. Become a monthly "patron" to support the show & enjoy access to not only regularly scheduled episodes but BONUS podcasts as well. Goodbye terrestrial radio. Hello podcast world!

Rank #1: Episode 23 - MJ Does Seattle, Kuchar Cheapskate & Pac 12 Network Disaster

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In honor of Episode 23 (Michael Jordan), Mitch's longtime friend joins the fray to tell the story of hosting MJ for 2 days during 1996 NBA Finals. Mitch & J-Ham fight about Matt Kuchar's caddy gratuity. Plus an investigative report on the failure of the Pac 12 Networks, a trip to Bracketville AND 2 more old Mitch stories that will make you giggle!

Episode 23

8:15  Mitch & J-Ham argue about Matt Kuchar's tip to caddy

24:20  Who should we name episode 23 after?

27:00  Reaction to Ep 22 and listener mail

31:50  GUEST Jon Wilner - Pac 12 Networks Failing

49:50  GUEST John Bracken - crazy story of hosting Michael Jordan in Seattle in 1996 during NBA Finals

1:13:45  GUEST Dave Ommen - Bracketville - NCAA Tourney seeding update with 28 days to go

1:32:45  Why did Mitch hate podcasts?

1:35:45  The John Feinstein falling out

1:41:00  Mitch's unbelievable story of Shawn Chibeau

Feb 18 2019

1hr 51mins

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Rank #2: Episode 39 - Pete Plucks a Pair of Pass Rushers, C.J. and Kawhi Shine in Game 7, & Make Your Pick to Win the PGA Championship in the Mitch Unfiltered Majors Challenge

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Today's show leads off with a tribute to Mom on this Mother's Day. The guys then try to make sense of some recurring Mitch Unfiltered technical issues to the best of their ability. Mitch & J-Ham name the show and address the big news from the VMAC this week - is the door fully closed on Baldwin's football career? Interview focal points include Seahawks recent defensive line acquisitions and potential impact rookies. Also, an NBA conference finals sneak peek and draft overview. Later, they look into their crystal ball to predict the likely next stage of Jaylen Nowell & Matisse Thybulle's hoops careers and they can't end the show without mentioning the high school sprinter sensation from Texas all over Twitter.

GUESTS

  • Dave Birkett - Detroit Free Press
    • Will Ansah be healthy by the start of the season?
    • Expectations of Ziggy at this stage of his career
  • Brady Henderson - ESPN Seahawks Reporter
    • Player profile of new acquisition Al Woods
    • Chances of Baldwin returning to the league 
    • Schneider & Carroll are capable of going on a shopping spree given the current cap situation - will they?
    • Mini-camp wrap up - rookies that turned heads
  • Kevin Pelton - ESPN NBA Writer
    • Conference Finals preview
    • Top free agents in the offseason - who are they and where are they likely to go?
    • NBA Draft overview including projections for local prospects Thybulle & Nowell

May 13 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #3: Episode 40 - Reign Man Rejected, Movie Mogul Max, Bravo Brooks & Mitch Does Marv For Marv

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Mitch & Jason are all over the map in Episode 40. From Brooks Koepka to Jockey-less horses. From Dairy Queen in Munday Texas to Lil Penny in Memphis. From Gale Sayers and Shawn Kemp to Marv Albert and Lady Gaga.  

Table of Contents

0:0:00  Mitch's picks absolutely suck

0:03:35  Mitch's family runs into Brooks Koepka

00:08:10  Ben Wright is a late scratch because...

00:12:38  Mitch cold calls DAIRY QUEEN in Munday, Texas                                   (LJ Colllier's tiny hometown)

00:19:20  Gale Sayers or Shawn Kemp #40

00:26:10  J-Ham thinks Patron Shows are better

00:28:00  Mitch is MYSTIFIED about Brooks Koepka's PGA Tour record

00:35:20  Mitch's Athlete of the Weeks is jockey-less Bodexpress

00:37:24  Golden State better without KD???

00:41:40  Patrick Peterson (suspended) should get his money back

00:46:50  GUEST: Kent Somers (Columnist Arizona Republic) on suspension of all-pro Patrick Peterson

00:56:15  GUEST: Mark Gionnotto (Columnist Memphis Commercial Appeal) on the Penny Hardaway's phenomenal recruiting

1:12:00  GUEST: Movie Mogul Max reviews 2 new films, the NBA Draft Lottery and awkwardly watches R rated movie with his mom

1:32:10  Why doesn't Mitch talk more about the Mariners?

1:37:30  Mitch confesses that he loves Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper song & J-Ham and listeners follow suit

1:45:20  J-Ham asks his wife if Josh Groban song is cheesy

1:50:15  Mitch tells story of doing Marv Albert impression for Marv Albert himself

May 20 2019

1hr 55mins

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Rank #4: Episode 36 - NFL Draft Week is Here, Burr-Kirven & Gaskin Drop By, & Russell Gets Paid

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Mitch kicks off the show by recounting the quirky stories behind some items he found in his attic recently to J-Ham's amusement. Then, they look into their crystal ball to surmise what the Hawks will do in the draft this week. In the final segment, the guys answer your tweets.

Guests include:

  • Brady Henderson - Seahawks reporter for ESPN
  • Dane Brugler - NFL Draft writer for The Athletic
  • Ben Burr-Kirven - former UW linebacker
  • Myles Gaskin - former UW running back

8:45 - The "Sean Chabot" Story

11:10 - Jason reads the letter Mitch's father wrote when Mitch participated in the Marv Albert impersonation contest

18:25 - Name the episode

38:45 - Has Frank Clark played his last game in Seattle?

46:04 - Biggest position group needs for the Hawks in the draft

56:23 - Top storylines heading into the NFL Draft

1:15:23 - Ben Burr-Kirven reacts to the post-combine critics

1:29:45 - Myles Gaskin shares his favorite run from his prolific career at Montlake

1:34:35 - Did Schneider make the right choice by extending Russell's contract?

1:39:25 - The current Jeopardy champ is unbelievable

1:46:43 - Mitch & J-Ham answer listener tweets

Apr 22 2019

1hr 56mins

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Rank #5: Episode 35 - Tiger Prevails at Augusta, Virginia Cuts Down the Nets, & Russell's Deadline Has Arrived

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Mitch and J-Ham are back for Episode 35 and have lots to catch up on including Tiger's stunning Master's victory which Ben Wright also weighs in on later in the show. Also, they recap the storybook finish for Tony Bennett and Virginia capping of a NCAA tourney win following their dramatic loss a year ago. Finally, Russell's contract deadline he voiced to the Hawks has arrived and a deal has not been done.

Also on the show

-Contest updates for "Unfiltered Madness" & "The Mitch Unfiltered Major Challenge"

-Of the possible 35s to name the show after, there is a clear favorite who happens to have Seattle ties...

-The great Ben Wright puts into perspective how high Tiger's win at Augusta ranks in the all-time greatest moments in PGA history.

-Recently announced inductee to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Sonics legend Jack Sikma talks about the honor and also shares the story of the first time he met Mitch.

Apr 15 2019

1hr 49mins

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Rank #6: Episode 73 - DK Delivers Knockout in Wildcard Win, Mark Hilinski Turns Tragedy to Change, & Huskies Split with LA Schools

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Hawks win, Hawks win! Today's episode begins with initial reaction to Seattle's wildcard victory over a battered Eagles team and a look-ahead to Green Bay next Sunday. Today's guests include Brady Henderson live from Philadelphia, Mark Hilinski to discuss mental health awareness and his foundation to honor his late son Tyler, and Jeff Goodman for a college hoops check-in including a thought on the shaky Huskies. Other topics include David Stern's recent death, a recap of the other wildcard games, and nominations for Athlete of the Week!

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Mark Hilinski | Father of Tyler Hilinski
  • Jeff Goodman | College basketball analyst

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1:52 | The guys are in a good mood...any guesses why?

15:48 | Happy New Year! The guys recap their adventures to kick off 2020.

17:55 | Nominees for episode naming honors of notable 73s are listed.

19:25 | Mitch and Scott provide their main takeaways from Sunday's postseason victory for the Hawks.

49:38 | The guys look ahead to Seattle's next opponent in the Green Bay Packers and how the path to the Super Bowl is shaping up.

1:02:04 | GUEST: Brady Henderson weighs in on the Seahawks 17-9 playoff win over Philadelphia to set up a divisional round matchup against the Packers.

1:22:36 | GUEST: Mark Hilinski shares his family's mission to raise awareness about mental health following the death of his son Tyler who took his own life while attending WSU.

1:49:41 | GUEST: Jeff Goodman swings by for a college basketball catch-up as conference play is underway and the Huskies have jumped out to a slow start.

2:05:05 | Wildcard weekend is in the books with a four-pack of exciting finishes.

2:13:11 | The upcoming NFC playoff game between the Vikings and 49ers reminds Mitch of a memorable performance between these two teams many years ago.

2:16:27 | Is something wrong with Mike Zimmer's eyes?

2:17:24 | The guys share a thought about the recent passings of David Stern and Sam Wyche.

2:22:20 | Isaiah Thomas was fined $25K for contact with an official which is his second punishment by the league this season.

2:23:27 | "Athlete of the Week" honors are shared by two worthy recipients!

Jan 06 2020

2hr 29mins

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Rank #7: Episode 27 - Stop The KJR Hating, Time To Tag Frank, Dawgs Drop, & Mitch's Mom Wins Lottery

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Mitch & J-Ham check a lot off the list.

- KJR/Gregg Bell controversy

- J-Ham's wife Michelle's podcast future

- Mitch & J-Ham's favorite golf courses

- Bryce Harper's gaudy contract

- What's Mike Trout worth?

- Huskies seeding suffers in Bay Area

- GUEST: Joel Corry (CBSSports.com) on Hawks cap, Clark, Wilson etc

- GUEST: Dave Ommen (Bracketville) on Dawgs fall, Zags, Seedings

- Mitch's mom wins the lottery... or does she?

Mar 04 2019

1hr 52mins

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Rank #8: Episode 33 - Mitch Unfiltered Changes, Pebble Beach Giveaway, Inside Nick Saban & Opening Day

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Mitch & Jason announce some "uncomfortable" realities & changes to the "Mitch Unfiltered" model coming on April 1st. They also announce a new golf contest with the grand prize - a trip for 2 with them to play PEBBLE BEACH in July. 

GUEST: NY Times Best Selling Author Monte Burke - "Nick Saban - The Making of a Coach"  

Plus tons more:

- Bracket update (J-Ham says he is 16 for 16)

- Bird or Kareem?

- Did officials swallow the whistles in favor of DUKE?

- Unfiltered Bracket Pool leaders call in to the show

- Final thoughts on 2019 Washington Huskies

- What will Nowell do?

- Washington State's new head coach

- AAF about to fold?

- Baseball Opening Day

- Baseball's oddsmakers favorites

Mar 28 2019

1hr 44mins

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Rank #9: Episode 44 - Blockbuster Trade Sends Davis to Lakers, Woodland Spoils Koepka's Threepeat Bid, & 18 Years Later: The Lasting Effects of 9/11 with First Responder Rob Serra

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Mitch & J-Ham tee off today's episode with reaction to the U.S. Open which featured a first-time major winner, a near-three peat, and some frowned-upon behavior by some of golf's biggest names. With three down and one to go, the guys update you on the standings of the Mitch Unfiltered Majors Challenge. Guests include 9/11 first responder Rob Serra, ESPN NBA writer Kevin Pelton, & author Anya Kamenetz. Later, they dive into the Anthony Davis trade & how the Lakers fit into the list of contenders next season. Also, the guys pull out their crystal ball to predict how Golden State management will handle the contracts of their two injured stars. Finally, Jason D. makes an announcement that will shake things up on Mitch Unfiltered.

GUESTS

Rob Serra | 9/11 first responder & advocate for the Victim Compensation Fund

Kevin Pelton | Seattle-based NBA writer for ESPN 

Anya Kamenetz | Author of The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life

TABLE OF CONTENTS

7:07 | How did Movie Mogul Max's mitigation letter for "the rolling stop" turn out?

15:40 | Episode 44 - let's name it!

18:28 | Gary Woodland keeps his composure down the stretch to fend off Brooks Koepka who played with what looked like a wad of tobacco in his mouth in the 119th U.S. Open. 

25:36 | Golfers behaving badly: Patrick Reed releases inner Bo Jackson after errant shot and Spieth lashes out at caddy.

31:45 | Update on the Mitch Unfiltered Majors Challenge.

36:26 | Jon Stewart blasts Congress for not extending the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

45:10 | 9/11 first responder Rob Serra shares his heroic story at Ground Zero and the lifechanging impact it has had nearly two decades later.

1:00:54 | ESPN's Kevin Pelton weighs in on the trade sending Anthony Davis to the Lakers for Ball, Ingram, Hart, and the number four pick in the draft. Will it pay off for LA? 

1:14:49 | Author Anya Kamenetz discusses parenting strategies in the digital age outlined in her book The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media and Real Life.

1:26:20 | The Unibrow & King James unite in Lala-land - are they instant title favorites next season?

1:30:25 | The Warriors front office has a major dilemma on their hands...what's next for KD & Klay? 

1:32:28 | J-Ham makes an announcement that will impact Mitch Unfiltered moving forward.

Jun 17 2019

1hr 54mins

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Rank #10: Episode 64 - Swashbuckling Win for Seahawks, Misery on Montlake, & Baseball Steps Aside for College Hoops

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Today's show begins with Mitch presenting a question to Scott that would have put an interesting twist to the end of today's Seahawks game. Then, they dig in to the football weekend in Seattle beginning with a tough loss for the Huskies courtesy of the Utes followed by another nail-biting victory for the Hawks. Today's quartet of guests include Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel, college hoops writer for Sporting News Mike DeCourcy, and MLB analyst and former GM Steve Phillips. Later, the guys roll through their laundry list of topics including the upcoming Sounders championship match, the demise of the Golden State Warriors, Mike Hopkins' promising Husky hoops squad, and an important question we've all been asking ourselves...what do we make of the Aaron Rodgers/Danica Patrick relationship?

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Steve Phillips | MLB analyst/former GM
  • Mike DeCourcy | Sporting News college basketball writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Mitch begins the show with a question that relates to a new concern that cropped up in the Seahawks game on Sunday.

18:15 | The shabby list of 64s for episode naming rights is revealed...who will get the nod in the end?

20:45 | Mitch and Scott run down their list of positive and negative takeaways from the 40-34 overtime shootout between Seattle and Tampa.

42:12 | Hotshot's Huskies fall to 5-4 after Saturday's home loss to Utah - where do Coach Pete and the Dawgs go from here? 

57:54 | GUEST: Brady Henderson recounts the thrilling overtime victory for the Hawks over the Buccaneers on Sunday.

1:17:34 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel recaps the week in college football as the list of playoff contenders continually dwindles and the Huskies suffer another loss.

1:39:38 | GUEST: Steve Phillips returns to wrap up the MLB season highlighted by a World Series title for the Nationals and to preview the upcoming offseason storylines as the hot stove is fired up!

1:56:56 | GUEST: Mike DeCourcy previews the upcoming NCAA basketball season with regular season play tipping off Tuesday night.

2:21:34 | The guys are so fired up about the Sounders MLS Cup match they can hardly contain themselves!

2:24:33 | Should the NFL overtime rule be changed even though it benefitted the Seahawks in their Week 9 win?

2:25:55 | Coach Hop's Huskies get set for their regular season debut featuring a roster loaded with young talent.

2:29:49 | The 2019 MLB season has come to an end with the Washington Nationals winning the World Series in an unprecedented seven games.

2:37:56 | With Steph Curry's hand broken, should the Warriors replicate what the Spurs did when they retooled with Robinson and Duncan?

Nov 04 2019

2hr 47mins

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Rank #11: Episode 69 - Niners Regain Divisional Control, "The Weasel" Continues to Torment Huskies, and CFP Finalists Hand-Delivered to Committee

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RUNDOWN

The guys begin the show with reaction to the double whammy of the Seahawks falling to LA and San Fran winning in New Orleans. Heck, even Mr. Postseason drops by for a few minutes for a quick snapshot! Guests today include Rick Neuheisel to weigh in on the conference championships and CFP bowls. Then, Jason Hamilton jumps about to share his in-person account of the UW/Gonzaga showdown at Hec Ed. Jeff Goodman also stops by for a national college hoops update. Finally, the guys wrap-up with a thought on bowl-game naming, rear-end sun-bathing, and results around the NFL!

GUESTS

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Jason D. Hamilton | UW basketball commentator
  • Jeff Goodman | College basketball analyst

TABLE OF CONTENTS

4:36 | Was Sunday's loss to the Rams a "get this out of your system" type game after their midseason string of success?

17:12 | The guys continue with their takeaways from the Sunday night affair between the Seahawks and Rams.

41:44 | Even though Mr. Postseason will give his official update in Episode 69-P, he provides a quick snapshot to give you a taste of where things stand.

59:49 | GUEST: Coach Neuheisel breaks down conference championship weekend and previews the Peach and Fiesta Bowls. 

1:17:22 | GUEST: Jason Hamilton provides his initial thoughts on the UW/Gonzaga game in Seattle on Sunday night which resulted in another win for Few and Crew.

1:33:11 | GUEST: Jeff Goodman discusses the top teams across college basketball as conference play approaches.

1:47:47 | The "Other Stuff" segment includes a thought on bowl games, a look around the NFL, and an unusual new trend in sun-tanning.

Dec 09 2019

2hr 8mins

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Rank #12: Episode 47 - Blazers Voice Brian Wheeler Co-Hosts, Clippers Land Leonard & George, & Team USA Back to Back World Cup Champs!

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Radio buddies reunite as the longtime voice of Trail Blazers basketball Brian Wheeler joins Mitch for Episode 47. The guys reminisce about how they first met and the unusual circumstances that affected Brian with Mitch's arrival to Seattle. They discuss the NBA Western conference hierarchy following this weekend's news of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George teaming up on the Clippers. A four-pack of guests on today's show includes ESPN NBA writer Kevin Pelton, Dan Brechlin of the Hartford Courant, Alicia Rose DelGallo from ProSoccerUSA.com, & Samara Freemark of the In the Dark Podcast. Later, Wheels and Mitch weigh in the World Cup victory by Team USA and the earthquakes that have recently shaken up Southern California including a few quake stories of their own. Finally, the guys wrap up with a thought on a remarkable story of a youngster turning heads at Wimbledon and an opinion on MLB's Midsummer Classic.

GUESTS

  • Kevin Pelton | ESPN NBA Writer on free agency news
  • Dan Brechlin | Hartford Courant writer on participation of transgender athletes in sports
  • Alicia Rose DelGallo | ProSoccerUSA.com editor live from France on Team USA World Cup Championship
  • Samara Freemark | Reporter for In the Dark podcast on Curtis Flowers criminal case

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:50 | Mitch & Wheels recall when they first met in the mid-90s and how Mitchy the Kid was in Seattle to ultimately take Brian's job at the radio station.

20:13 | The Blazers have made some moves since the season wrapped up including inking Dame Lillard to a massive extension.

23:09 | The guys recall their Sunday tradition when they were working together in their early radio years.

30:46 | Episode 47 naming considerations are presented to Brian to mull over to reveal the winner at the end of the show.

34:27 | With Kawhi and George heading to the Clippers, rank the Western Conference heading into next season.

37:15 | Which team that calls The Staples Center home the more complete roster right now?

40:12 | Are the Warriors undervalued given their latest odds to win the title in 2020?

44:12 | Kevin Pelton weighs in on the moves that paired Kawhi Leonard and Paul George in LA and also discusses the market for Russell Westbrook.

59:09 | Dan Brechlin shares the story of how high school track in Connecticut has opened a national dialogue about transgender athletes competing in sports.

1:20:04 | Live from France, Alicia Rose DelGallo recaps the World Cup final match and discusses the off-the-field topics the players have been vocal about during the tournament.

1:35:17 | Samara Freemark summarizes the saga of Curtis Flowers which has featured a half-dozen trials over the span of 21 years and the latest news that may eventually set him free from death row.

1:52:49 | The United States Women's National Team are back to back World Cup champs!

1:54:15 | SoCal Earthquakes this week halted some Summer League hoops games and also shook up some memories of quakes that Brian and Mitch recall over the years.

2:00:13 | Do you have CoCo Gauff fever after the 15 year old stunned the tennis world by knocking off Venus Williams at Wimbledon?

2:02:04 | Will the guys watch the MLB All Star Game and Home Run Derby or has it lost its luster?

Jul 08 2019

2hr 8mins

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Rank #13: Episode 30 - Sin City J-Ham, a Tone-Deaf Pac 12 Commish, NFL Frenzy & Return of Mitch's NCAA Coaches' Interviews

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J-Ham takes a break from Vegas debauchery to co-host Episode 30 with Mitch. Among the discussions: a tone-deaf Pac 12 commissioner, the college admission national scandal, the NFL free agency/trading frenzy PLUS Mitch brings to the podcast his popular NCAA Tournament coaches interview series with 3 fascinating stories/guests.

But wait, there's more:

- J-Ham reveals his excruciating pain while making Episode 29

- Mitch ties his son's ongoing college selection process to the national admission scandal

- Mitch Unfiltered listeners are split about naming Ep 29 after Earl Thomas

- Mitch's "Unfiltered Madness" bracket contest is filling up with great prizes

- Mitch & J-Ham rank their favorite local and national golf courses

- Is it possible that the Cleveland Browns are now the NFL's most interesting team?

- If Nick Foles is worth $22M per season before gambling dollars infiltrate NFL, how much is Russell Wilson worth after?

- How will the Dawgs do at the Pac-12 Tourney in Vegas?

- Listener tweets/email

Mar 14 2019

1hr 50mins

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Rank #14: Episode 51 - Peter King Returns from Football Hibernation, Seahawks Scrimmage Synopsis, & Let's Put an End to These Shootings

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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. 

Aug 05 2019

2hr 23mins

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Rank #15: Episode 46 - Matisse Thybulle Checks In, NBA Free Agency Floodgates Open, & Direction of Mitch Unfiltered Determined

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RUNDOWN Today's jam-packed episode begins with finding out that Hotshot was duped by a parody OJ Simpson Twitter account. The guys set the table for what to expect on Mitch Unfiltered moving forward. Mitch and Scott react to free agency news in the NBA which features Brooklyn landing Kyrie and KD. Where will Kawhi end up? Guests include former Husky and recent first round NBA draft pick Matisse Thybulle, Vanderbilt baseball National Champion from Bellevue Ethan Paul, and sports gambling writer for ESPN David Purdum. Movie Mogul Max is back by popular demand to provide three hard-hitting box office breakdowns. Later, Mitch and Scott chat about the United States Women's World Cup team that is on the brink of another championship, but in doing so has rubbed many people the wrong way during the tournament. Finally, the episode is dedicated not to an athlete that wore jersey #46, rather a PGA golfer who was victorious over the weekend and tragically is unable to share with his parents and girlfriend.

GUESTS

  • Matisse Thybulle | Former Husky, current Sixers small forward
  • Ethan Paul | Vanderbilt NCAA Baseball Champion, Bellevue native
  • David Purdum | ESPN Sports Gambling writer

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:13 | Scott was duped by a parody O.J. Simpson account

6:40 | Mitch puts Hotshot under the podcast polygraph test, does he pass?

17:39 | The guys step into a time machine and reminisce about when they first met at the radio station.

21:58 | Scott reveals why he has not played fantasy football since the late 80s.

25:46 | Mitch presents an idea for the next Daniel's Broiler listener event, are you in?

30:03 | The guys discuss the direction of the podcast moving forward and the benefits this format offers as opposed to radio.

40:05 | Even though we don't have an NBA team in Seattle, the NBA free agency frenzy is fascinating.

51:02 | Matisse Thybulle discusses his whirlwind draft experience, career with the Huskies, and outlook heading into his rookie season with the Sixers.

1:02:54 | Bellevue native Ethan Paul shares his story that began in the Northwest and has taken him to Nashville where he is a National Champion with Vanderbilt Baseball and draft choice of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

1:18:15 | David Purdum uncovers the evolving landscape of sports gambling including reaction to the first month where Nevada was not the top gambling state in the country.

1:32:15 | Movie Mogul Max drops by to critique three summer blockbusters

1:41:24 | Which notable athletes in sports history had their careers cut short due to injuries?

1:43:55 | Are you a soccer fan and if so, are you rooting for the United States Women's National Team given some polarizing behavior by some of the players during the World Cup?

1:49:00 | Nate Lashley gets the nod not only for winning the Rocket Mortgage Classic this weekend, but for persevering through a life-changing event he faced in college.

Jul 01 2019

1hr 56mins

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Rank #16: Episode 70 - Road Warrior Hawks Atop NFC...For Now, Scott Boras Stokes MLB Hot Stove, & Richard Jewell Behind the Scenes

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Today's show begins with a realization that the Seahawks are the number one seed in the NFC pending Monday Night's Saints game! Then, the guys dig into their observations from the Hawks 30-24 win over Carolina. Mr. Postseason even drops in for a quick update on the NFL playoff scenarios for Seattle with two games to go. Guests include Brady Henderson live from Charlotte, MLB analyst Steve Phillips, Washington Post columnist Paul Farhi on the new film "Richard Jewell" and former PGA golfer Ken Green. The guys continue with their laundry list which includes chatter about a new agreement between the MLB and players' union, the latest NFL controversies, and wrapping up with special episode naming honors. 

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Steve Phillips | Baseball analyst & former Mets GM
  • Paul Farhi | Washington Post reporter
  • Ken Green | Former PGA golfer

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7:03 | At the time of this recording, the number one seed in the NFC belongs to your Seattle Seahawks!

22:24 | The guys recount their list of highs and lows from the Seahawks win in Charlotte.

43:22 | Mr. Postseason makes a special visit for a brief update of where Seattle stands in the playoff picture with two weeks remaining.

1:04:48 | GUEST: Brady Henderson joins Mitch from Carolina in the wake of Sunday’s 30-24 final between the Hawks and Panthers.

1:21:12 | GUEST: Steve Phillips jumps aboard for some MLB hot stove chatter as Scott Boras is wheelin' and dealin' big bucks for his clients!

1:40:27 | GUEST: Paul Farhi of the Washington Post swings by to discuss the new film Richard Jewell about the 1996 Olympics bombing incident.

1:55:55 | GUEST: Ken Green rejoins the podcast to weigh in on the victory for the United States in the Presidents Cup led by team captain Tiger Woods.

2:14:30 | MLB is removing marijuana from its "drug of abuse" list as the league's focus shifts to opioids and more dangerous substances. 

2:16:34 | Joe Burrow won the Heisman trophy on Saturday night and had the audience in tears.

2:17:45 | A week in the NFL cannot pass without controversy as a coin toss ran amok in Dallas and the Pats are guilty as charged for Spygate Part Two.

2:24:31 | Mitch grants episode naming rights to a special football team on the anniversary of a tragic event.

Dec 16 2019

2hr 26mins

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Rank #17: Episode 65 - Huskies Grab Clutch Victory in Alaska, Sounders Capture the Cup Before Record Crowd, and Bama & Penn State Suffer First Blemish

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The guys begin today's show with a salute to the hometown Seattle Sounders who are MLS Cup champions! Then, they share their first impressions of the Huskies after beating Baylor on Friday night, weigh in on two indictments against college athletes who accepted funds against NCAA policy, and recap the marquee college football games over the weekend including the implications from the results. Today's guests include the long-lost Jason D. Hamilton, former SI writer Ben Baskin, Rick Neuheisel, Forbes writer Tom Taulli, and Tom Bogert of MLSsoccer.com. Later, the guys chat about the Sunday slate of NFL matchups with the Hawks idle. They close out with a laugh at Jeremy Roenick's golf story with Michael Jordan and Dion Waiters' recent flight that leaves him high and dry for the next 10 Heat games.

GUESTS

  • Jason Hamilton | UW basketball broadcast analyst
  • Ben Baskin | Former Sports Illustrated writer
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS college football analyst
  • Tom Taulli | Forbes columnist
  • Tom Bogert | MLSsoccer.com writer

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0:19 | Mitch and Scott may not be the biggest soccer fans, but they begin the show with an ode to the MLS Cup champs in Seattle Sounders FC!

25:05 | The nominees of notable 65s for episode naming rights is revealed.

27:43 | UW pulled out an impressive win against ranked Baylor to begin their season which has Husky fans buzzing!

33:55 | The NCAA is knee-deep in two new petty investigations of two high-profile college athletes accepting funds which is growing increasingly tiresome. 

43:30 | Alabama and Penn State both lost over the weekend, how far will the playoff committee push these two storied programs down the rankings?

55:12 | GUEST: Jason D. Hamilton makes a long-awaited return to the podcast in the wake of a head-turning win to begin the UW's season.

1:19:54 | GUEST: Ben Baskin shares the lesser-known story of new Seahawk Josh Gordon whose off-the-field issues have plagued his promising career. 

1:44:28 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel recaps a memorable weekend of college football featuring stunning victories by LSU and Minnesota over Alabama and Penn State respectively.

2:13:37 | Tom Taulli discusses Google's recent acquisition of Fitbit for the rock-bottom price of $2.1 billion!

2:28:47 | Tom Bogert paints the picture at CenturyLink Field on Sunday which featured a record crowd witnessing an MLS Cup Championship victory for the Seattle Sounders FC.

2:49:05 | As the Seahawks and 49ers await Monday night, there was a full lineup of exciting NFL action with playoff implications.

2:55:28 | Former NHL star Jeremy Roenick shared a story about Michael Jordan on a radio show that is similar to an experience by one of Mitch's acquaintances.  

3:01:43 | Stephen A. Smith just inked the most lucrative contract for a sportscaster which has many people scratching their heads.

3:05:59 | Dion Waiters created a new twist to the term mile-"high" club which resulted in a 10-game suspension.

Nov 11 2019

3hr 13mins

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Rank #18: Episode 68 - New Leader Out West, Coach Pete Calls it Quits, & Movie Mogul Max is Back

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The guys rush home from Daniel's downtown to recap the pivotal Monday Night Football win against the Vikings. They chat about the highs and lows from the game as Seattle moves into first place in the NFC West. Today's guests include Rick Neuheisel to weigh in on Chris Petersen's resignation from Washington and the latest college football playoff contenders heading into conference championship weekend. Movie Mogul Max jumps aboard to break down the top holiday flicks. Darren Urban from ArizonaCardinals.com also joins the show to discuss Josh Shaw's suspension by the NFL for betting on games...against his own team! Finally, the guys close out with a thought on Coach Pete's departure, Mike Leach, a very unusual occurrence for Mitch's Dolphins on Sunday...and no, it wasn't the fact that they won the game!

GUESTS

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Movie Mogul Max | Mitch's son Max - esteemed film critic
  • Darren Urban | ArizonaCardinals.com

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0:00 | Thanks to you, the loyal Mitch Unfiltered listeners for another rowdy night of delicious food, drinks, and a Seahawks win at Daniel's Broiler!

20:53 | The guys recap their Thanksgiving weekend, specifically the foods they did and did not eat.

27:28 | Mitch and Scott react to another thrilling primetime victory for the Hawks placing them atop the NFC West.

51:40 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel weighs in on Coach Pete's resignation from UW and the latest college football playoff contenders.

1:32:40 | GUEST: Movie Mogul Max returns to share his expert film reviews for the holiday blockbusters.

1:49:16 | GUEST: Darren Urban discusses the suspension of Cardinals DB Josh Shaw by the NFL for betting on games he was playing in.

1:59:17 | Mitch and Scott discuss their reactions when they heard the news of Coach Pete leaving the Huskies.

Dec 03 2019

2hr 23mins

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Rank #19: Episode 48 - NFL Primer with Jason La Canfora, Serena Falls Short & Djokovic Outlasts in Wimbledon Finals, & Rockets Rolling the Dice with Westbrook

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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

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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.

Jul 15 2019

1hr 56mins

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Rank #20: Episode 63 - Victorious Business Trip Over Dirty Birds, Astros Part Ways With Taubman, and Operation Varsity Blues Uncovered

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Episode 63 kicks off with an update on the Patreon shows and the upcoming return of Mr. Postseason. Then, the guys dive in to their opinion on the Hawks win against the Falcons on Sunday. Today's guests include Brady Henderson and Rick Neuheisel for a Seahawks wrap-up and a college football recap respectively. Also on the podcast is Joey Garrison to discuss the latest on Operation Varsity Blues and Evan Drellich for a Houston Astros front office update. Later, Mitch and Hotshot have a few laughs at the expense of Frank Thomas, NFL officials, and Yu Darvish. Also, how concerned should the Seahawks be with San Fran who are unbeatable this season?

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Joey Garrison | USA Today national correspondent 
  • Evan Drellich | The Athletic baseball business writer

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11:42 | A familiar figure will be joining the podcast starting this Thursday for Episode 63P!

22:14 | The trend of few noteworthy athletes that wore number 63 continues as the guys seek candidates for episode naming rights.

25:49 | Mitch and Scott roll through their list of highs and lows in the Seahawks matchup against the Falcons.

49:38 | GUEST: Brady Henderson breaks down the 27-20 victory for the Seahawks down in Atlanta.

1:11:54 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel recaps a pivotal weekend in college football as the race to the CFP heats up.

1:33:07 | GUEST: Joey Garrison provides an update on the developing story of fraudulent college admissions. 

1:48:28 | GUEST: Evan Drellich discusses the removal of Brandon Taubman from the Houston Astros organization following an act of aggressive toward female reporters.

2:01:20 | Frank Thomas is giving Ray Liotta a run for his money as the leader of creepy celebrity endorsers of medication.

2:03:44 | The Niners keep winning and the days keep ticking until the Hawks take on San Fran down in the Bay on Monday Night Football.

2:07:04 | Hotshot has a question NFL officiating...something we are all too familiar with.

2:10:38 | Michael Bennett has been traded again and his career is eerily following a similar trajectory to other notable recent Seahawks.

2:16:30 | Trae Young is having a heckuva start to his sophomore season in the NBA - can the Hawks guard keep it up?

2:19:35 | Yu Darvish trolls Justin Verlander on Twitter which was nearly two years in the making!

2:21:17 | Scott highlights a story of a young man with cerebral palsy that was given the opportunity to fulfill his dream at the skatepark. 

Oct 28 2019

2hr 26mins

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

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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

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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. 

Nov 23 2020

2hr 27mins

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

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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

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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.   

Nov 17 2020

2hr 35mins

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

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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

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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.

Nov 09 2020

2hr 29mins

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

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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

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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.

Nov 02 2020

2hr 21mins

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

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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

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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.

Oct 26 2020

2hr 42mins

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Episode 113 - No Bye for the Boys & Rick Neuheisel

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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

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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.

Oct 19 2020

2hr 23mins

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

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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

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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.  

Oct 12 2020

2hr 31mins

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Episode 111 - Hawks Fend Off Fins & College Football's Economic Turmoil

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Today's shows kicks off with details on half-priced Seahawks gear by Seattle Shirt Company for Patrons in October! Then, the guys volley a handful of sports stories over the weekend including The Preakness and NFL matchups across the league before delving into their observations from the 31-23 Seahawks victory in Miami. Guests include ESPN's Brady Henderson, college football guru Rick Neuheisel, and economist Joseph Brusuelas. "Other Stuff" topics range from the late Bob Gibson's legendary MLB career to Husky football predictions to SNL season debut impressions.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Joseph Brusuelas | RSM US LLP chief economist 

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0:17 | Mitch shows off his brand new shirt thanks to Seattle Shirt Company who is offering Patrons 50% off in October.

12:27 | The clever week five code word for the Beat the Boys contest is revealed.

19:38 | LeBron joins an elite class of NBA players to participate in ten NBA Finals.

21:40 | Mitch and Scott take a tour around the sports landscape to recap the top storylines from the weekend.

29:26 | The guys run down their laundry list of takeaways from the Seahawks win against the Dolphins.

1:00:51 | GUEST: Brady Henderson provides his postgame analysis as the Hawks edged the Dolphins 31-23 in Miami.

1:20:47 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns to discuss another exciting weekend of college football as the remaining conferences inch closer to their season openers.

1:45:15 | GUEST: Joseph Brusuelas jumps aboard to discuss the ripple effect to the future of college football as a result of the pandemic.

2:04:39 | Rick Moranis is surprisingly in the news in the year 2020, unfortunately it was due to being sucker-punched walking down the sidewalk by a stranger.

2:06:00 | RIP Bob Gibson - one of the greatest right-handed pitchers of all time, his stats will blow your mind.

2:09:43 | It's astounding to see the previously lovable Earl Thomas become a pariah in the NFL.

2:10:28 | The guys pull out the pocket schedule to predict the fate of the 2020 Washington Huskies season.

2:12:52 | Saturday Night Live returned with a bang with Chris Rock delivering the monologue, Jim Carrey as Joe Biden, and more!

2:15:44 | Out of pure coincidence, Hotshot came across a news headline involving a Florida woman he couldn't help but share with Mitch.

Oct 05 2020

2hr 19mins

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Episode 110 - Hawks Outlast Cowboys & Florida Man Fends Off Gator Attack

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Mitch and Scott begin today's show with a deep dive of a listener tweet about how they're doing this podcast followed by Mitch's bittersweet account of dropping off his eldest son Max at college. Then, they dig into Sunday's tilt between the Seahawks and Cowboys. Three guests beginning with Seahawks insider Brady Henderson followed by college football guru Rick Neuheisel and Mark Johnson of Port St. Lucie who was recently involved in a gator attack. Today's "Other Stuff" topics range from a bizarre story that occurred in Joe Montana's home to a way-too-early look at the NFC West standings to a Thom Brennaman update.

GUESTS

  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Mark Johnson | Florida resident 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

12:09 | Mitch reveals the code word for week four of Beat the Boys.

12:43 | Movie Mogul Max moved into the UW dorms over the weekend and the range of emotions hit Mitch like a ton of bricks. 

30:59 | The guys discuss the good, bad, and ugly in yet another stressful, down-to-the-wire Seahawks game.

58:32 | GUEST: Brady Henderson breaks down the 38-31 victory for the Seahawks and provides post-game injury updates.

1:17:50 |  GUEST: Rick Neuheisel jumps aboard to recap a thrilling Saturday in college football as the SEC kicked off its first week of play.

1:43:29 | GUEST: Mark Johnson of Port St. Lucie, Florida recounts his encounter with a gator whose quick thinking saved his life.

2:01:51 | A man in Brooklyn was fired from his two jobs due to injuries from bullet wounds sustained while protecting his three children...ouch!

2:03:05 | Joe Montana intercepted an attempted kidnapping of his grandchild.

2:07:09 | Is "Let Russ Cook" getting old yet or have embraced the phrase?

2:09:14 | Losses by the Rams and Cards in conjunction with the Hawks win places Seattle in sole possession of first place in the West.

2:11:46 | RIP to pro skateboarder Keith Hufnagel whose life was taken way too soon at 46 after a battle with brain cancer.

2:12:30 | Thom Brennaman has spoken about future plans after his broadcasting career abruptly ended due to insensitive comments caught on air.

Sep 28 2020

2hr 18mins

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Episode 109 - Hawks Bent But Didn't Break & DeChambeau Dominates the Field

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Today's show kicks off with some listener feedback as the guys open the mailbag. Then, the guys delve into their instant reaction to Sunday Night Football in Seattle. Three featured guests included with ESPN's Brady Henderson breaking down the Hawks victory over the Pats followed by Rick Neuheisel on further developments in the return of college football and also familiar voice on the show Ken Green is back to discuss Bryson DeChambeau's U.S. Open win. The show closes out as always with odds and ends in the "Other Stuff" segment.

GUESTS

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

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:37 | Mitch reads a handful of listener emails.

5:07 | Mitch provides the code word for the week three slate of "Beat the Boys" matchups.

17:13 | The guys catch their breath after another nailbiter between Seattle and New England in front of a national audience.

52:03 | GUEST: Brady Henderson weighs in on the Seahawks thrilling 35-30 victory against the Patriots.

1:07:59 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel returns to discuss the PAC12's hesitant approach to the 2020 season as the BIG10 is forging ahead to play.

1:25:00 | GUEST: Ken Green swings by to chat about Bryson DeChambeau's decisive U.S. Open victory and the advantages he possesses against the competition. 

1:41:36 | Mitch and Scott run down their laundry list of "Other Stuff".

Sep 21 2020

1hr 59mins

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Episode 108 - Rick Neuheisel & No Rust for Russ

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At the top of the show, Mitch reveals the code word for week two of Beat the Boys. Then, Mitch provides an unfiltered account of his emotions when he picked up his new family dog. The guys reflect on their takeaways from the Seahawks season debut in Atlanta. Today's guests are Brady Henderson, Rick Neuheisel, the author of Doc: The Life of Roy Halladay Todd Zolecki. "Other Stuff" topics range from U.S. Open champ Naomi Osaka and her endearing personality, to a pair of notable NFL transactions that could have reverberations for the Seahawks, to a Slovenian woman going to great lengths to collect on an insurance payout!

GUESTS

  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS college football analyst
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Todd Zolecki | Author of Doc: The Life of Roy Halladay

TABLE OF CONTENTS

2:14 | Week 1 of "Beat the Boys" is in the books, make sure to listen to the code word for next week!

6:59 | The Levy family added a new pup to the house and Mitch opens up on his range of emotions thus far. 

26:57 | The guys run down their laundry list of observations from the Seahawks-Falcons matchup to kick off the 2020 season.

55:18 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel jumps aboard to share initial thoughts on the return of college football as the second week of games is in the books.

1:16:58 | GUEST: Brady Henderson breaks down the 38-25 week one win on the road for the Hawks.

1:34:31 | GUEST: Phillies beat reporter Todd Zolecki talks about his new biography of Roy Halladay which outlines the tragic story of the Hall of Fame pitcher.

1:54:23 | In the same weekend, one MLB pitcher throws a no-hitter while another injures his finger putting on clothes.

1:56:08 | Mitch's favorite tennis player Naomi Osaka won the U.S. Open and is quickly becoming a superstar in the sport.

1:59:00 | Alvin Kamara and Dalvin Cook signed monster contracts which buck the trend of highly paid running backs which poses implications for Chris Carson.

2:02:09 | A Slovenian woman experienced insult to injury as her insurance fraud attempt of cutting off her own hand went awry.

Sep 14 2020

2hr 6mins

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Episode 107 - Game Week

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Today's show kicks off with Scott explaining why he rushed back from a trip to southwest Washington. Mitch explains the rules to podcast contest Beat the Boys. Then, they delve into the top Seahawks storylines heading into their week one matchup in Atlanta. Three featured guests are film actor Michael O'Keefe to celebrate forty years since the release of Caddyshack, Pepperdine head coach and Washington Husky legend Lorenzo Romar, and Seahawks reporter for ESPN Brady Henderson. Later, Mitch and Scott chat about other stuff such as Novak Djokovic's latest hijinks, the hiring of Steve Nash as Nets head coach, and Mike Trout's ascent as an all-time great.

GUESTS

  • Michael O'Keefe | Actor - Danny Noonan in Caddyshack
  • Lorenzo Romar | Pepperdine coach / former UW coach
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider

TABLE OF CONTENTS

0:00 | Hotshot rushed back from the remote town of Stevenson to record Episode 107...what was he doing there and where is Stevenson?

17:23 | Mitch breaks down the official rules of "Beat the Boys" for the NFL season. Make your picks at MitchUnfiltered.com

27:14 | Hotshot has nominated himself the new traffic czar and made his first declaration.

29:41 | What are the biggest areas on focus heading into the 2020 Seahawks campaign?

50:50 | GUEST: Michael O'Keefe hops aboard to reflect on the classic sports film Caddyshack which he starred in.

1:10:35 | GUEST: Lorenzo Romar checks in to share his thoughts on current civil unrest and the passing of two college coaching greats.

1:37:56 | GUEST: Brady Henderson returns as the Hawks prepare for opening week against the Falcons.

2:05:29 | Novak Djokovic made an unforced error of epic proportions that earned him a U.S. Open disqualification.

2:10:26 | Steve Nash is beginning his venture into the coaching ranks with the Nets which has been met with criticism.

2:13:00 | Baseball lost two legends as Tom Seaver and Lou Brock passed away.

2:17:10 | Deshaun Watson's press conference after signing a life-changing contract is a true demonstration of humility.

2:19:12 | Mike Trout is on a fast track to rewrite the record books at the rate he's going.

Sep 08 2020

2hr 25mins

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Episode 106 - NBA Takes Center Stage, Seizing Opportunities, & Fantasy Football First Look

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At the top of the show, Mitch recaps his exciting trip to Aberdeen and Scott shares the details from his adventure to Sequim. Then, Mitch announces exciting podcast news for listeners that would like to become a Patron. They also discuss the passing of Chadwick Boseman and NFL news that carries implications to the Seahawks defense. Three guests including ESPN NBA writer Kevin Pelton, USC golf coach JT Higgins, & PressBoxOnline.com fantasy football guru Ken Zalis. Later, Mitch and Scott rally random topics such as a new Rocky film release, the legacy of the late Lute Olson, and Lori Loughlin & Mossimo behind bars. 

GUESTS

  • Kevin Pelton | ESPN NBA columnist
  • JT Higgins | USC golf coach
  • Ken Zalis | PressBoxOnline.com fantasy football expert

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0:00 | Mitch and Scott recap their adventures this week to small town Western Washington. 

19:05 | Sign up to become a Mitch Unfiltered Patron for free in September!

38:44 | Chadwick Boseman tragically passed away at the age of 43 who inspired millions in his box office hit Black Panther.

43:40 | Yannick Ngakoue is no longer on the table for the Hawks whose pass rush is still a major question mark.

56:07 | GUEST: Kevin Pelton checks in to chat about the NBA's temporary boycott and the return to the court as the playoffs continue.

1:15:55 | GUEST: JT Higgins jumps aboard to share his story from a budding career in media relations to head golf coach at USC.

1:40:13 | GUEST: Ken Zalis is back for a second season of sharp tips for fantasy football as draft season is in full swing.

2:04:49 | Sylvester Stallone announced a Rocky IV director's cut will be released in November marking its 35th anniversary.

2:08:36 | RIP to Arizona hoops coaching legend Lute Olson and former Portland Trail Blazer Cliff Robinson.

2:12:38 | A-Rod and J-Lo are officially out of the running in their pursuit of partial ownership of the New York Mets.

2:14:47 | Lori Loughlin and her husband Mossimo are headed to prison for their involvement in a college admissions scandal. 

Aug 31 2020

2hr 22mins

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Episode 105 - La Canfora Football Flyover, Big 12's Carefully Crafted Plan, & Virus Testing Game-Changer Saliva Direct

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The guys begin Episode 105 honoring the remembrance of Scott's dog Dante who passed away last week. Then, Mitch sneaks in a quick thought on the silent emergence of Luka Doncic before delving into the news of Earl Thomas' release from the Ravens. A trio of featured guests beginning with national football columnist and Baltimore sports radio host Jason La Canfora followed by a return of Kansas State University AD Gene Taylor on the 2020 football season and Yale researcher Anne Wyllie on a breakthrough COVID-19 saliva test. Later, Mitch and Scott volley a laundry list of "other stuff" including Thom Brennaman's broadcast blunder, geeky golf grass talk, and Diana Taurasi's intimidating reputation caught on audio!

GUESTS

  • Jason La Canfora | CBS Sports & 105.7 The Fan - Baltimore
  • Gene Taylor | Kansas State University athletic director
  • Anny Wyllie | Yale School of Public Health pneumococcologist

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0:00 | Scott said goodbye to his loyal dog Dante over the weekend.

8:11 | Mitch reads two recent podcast reviews that are polar opposites.

23:41 | Luka Doncic is quietly becoming one of the best players in the NBA and is only 21 years old!

30:30 | Earl Thomas' tumultuous experience in Baltimore has led to his dismissal from the franchise.

46:18 | GUEST: Jason La Canfora drops by for an NFL overview including Earl's release from the Ravens, quarterback battles, and his NFC West pick.

1:07:35 | GUEST: KSU athletic director Gene Taylor is back to outline his plan to proceed with fall sports including football as part of the collective Big 12 decision.

1:21:18 | GUEST: Anne Wyllie discusses how her Yale team has developed a new coronavirus test called Saliva Direct which is being used by the NBA.

1:39:34 | Longtime broadcaster Thom Brennaman used a homophobic slur during a Reds game which could end his career.

1:51:35 | A pair of hole-in-one videos online leads to Mitch's assessment of Chambers Bay.

1:57:15 | NASA is tracking an asteroid plunging toward Earth which is on target to make contact the day before the 2020 election.

1:58:41 | Diana Taurasi demonstrated her intimidating nature by threatening an official to meet her in the lobby after the game. 

Aug 24 2020

2hr 5mins

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Episode 104 - Neuheisel's College Football Crystal Ball, Hawks Back To VMAC, & Safe Travel Tips

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Today's show kicks off with a complete report from Scott's weekend in the wilderness which reinforces Mitch's opposition to camping. Then, the guys chat about the main themes from the Apolo Ohno interview in Episode 103, open the Mitch Unfiltered mailbag, and have a chuckle at the short-lived Seahawks stint for Kemah Siverand. Three guests beginning with Rick Neuheisel followed by Seahawks ESPN insider Brady Henderson and closing out with molecular biologist Dr. Ali Nouri. "Other Stuff" topics range from Alex Smith's miraculous return to the NFL to the arrival of NBA's postseason to a story when nature called Mitch at an inconvenient time!

GUESTS

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

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0:00 | Hotshot shares the details from his camping adventures over the weekend.

19:42 | The guys draw parallels from the Apolo Ohno interview which they can relate to.

25:04 | Mitch opens the listener mailbox to address your questions. 

30:49 | Hawks hopeful Kemah Siverand was shown the door after attempting to sneak a gal into the team hotel.

36:57 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel weighs in on the college football season which continues to unravel, but still has a glimmer of hope.

58:08 | GUEST: Brady Henderson breaks down the first week of Seahawks training camp including first impressions of new acquisitions.

1:21:02 | GUEST: Dr. Ali Nouri shares his expert advise about how to navigate through traveling during the coronavirus

1:43:59 | A homeless Florida man was caught living in a soccer stadium suite for two weeks.

1:47:07 | Alex Smith has been cleared to play, but should he just quit while he's ahead?

1:48:49 | The LA Kings mascot Bailey is busted for sexual harassment of a fan.

1:51:03 | NBA Playoffs are upon us, are you ready?

1:54:34 | Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry has been fired which some see as a trend that has repeated itself over the years.

1:56:11 | Trent Williams' dangerous driving was a display of complete selfishness. 

1:58:41 | The Ellen saga continues as details surface from previous guests about bizarre warnings before going on stage.

2:02:58 | We've all been there before...when you gotta go, you gotta go!

Aug 17 2020

2hr 8mins

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Episode 103 - Apolo Ohno's Price of Sacrifice, Morikawa Captures the Wanamaker, & College Football on Thin Ice

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The guys are back after taking a break and recap all the happenings in the last few weeks. Then, Mitch and Scott have a laugh about a low blow delivered by a baseball organist, discuss the trouble brewing for college football, and react to the news that Quinton Dunbar's robbery charges which have been dropped. Guests include Team USA speed skater Apolo Ohno, San Diego Union-Tribune sports writer Mark Zeigler, and film producer Paul Haynes. "Other Stuff" topics range from Jim Harbaugh's pettiness against Ohio State, Phil's debut in the booth, and the untapped potential for YouTube wealth. 

GUESTS

  • Apolo Ohno | 8x Olympic speed skating medalist
  • Mark Zeigler | San Diego Union-Tribune sports columnist
  • Paul Haynes | "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" Executive Producer

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0:00 | Mitch and Scott share their whereabouts since the release of Episode 102 .

24:26 | Blue Jays catcher Reese McGuire took salt in the wound courtesy of the Atlanta Braves organ player.

30:13 | College football season is hanging in the balance as teams and conference have begun to opt out.

36:22 | Charges have been dropped against Quinton Dunbar and we rewind back to Episode 93 when Mitch made his official prediction on the Hawks corner.

50:37 | GUEST: Federal Way native Apolo Ohno discusses the adversity he's faced as an Olympic athlete on and off the ice.

1:23:39 | GUEST: Mark Zeigler jumps aboard for a double-dip for reaction to his live coverage of the PGA Championship and to discuss the PAC-12 athletes unity movement.

1:41:04 | GUEST: Paul Haynes discusses the story of the Golden State Killer which inspired his latest documentary I'll Be Gone in the Dark.

2:06:54 | Yoenis Cespedes is vying to become the poster child of improper social distancing behavior along with Lou Williams.

2:10:19 | Even in the middle of a global pandemic, Jim Harbaugh finds a way to stir the pot with anyone he comes into contact with.

2:15:07 | Phil Mickelson jumped into the world of golf broadcasting this weekend...and Mitch actually enjoyed it!

2:19:31 | University of Georgia students have received mask guidelines for all kinds of adolescent behavior.

2:21:50 | Twins Fred and Tim Williams are taking YouTube by storm for their "reaction" videos and making big bucks. 

Aug 10 2020

2hr 33mins

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Episode 102 - Seattle Star Joel McHale, Jamal Adams Bolsters Backfield, & Vaccine Arms Race

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Today's show begins with a proper introduction to the 2020 MLB season. Then, the guys give their reaction on the official unveiling of The Kraken before delving into their assessment of the Jamal Adams acquisition. Featured guests are Seattle native & TV celebrity Joel McHale, Seahawks insiders Brady Henderson & Joe Fann, and Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding. The "Other Stuff" segment covers the upcoming boxing matches for Mike Tyson and Nate Robinson, Lou Williams' bubble trouble, and a special version of "Athlete of the Week"!

GUESTS

  • Joel McHale | TV host & actor
  • Brady Henderson | ESPN Seahawks insider
  • Joe Fann | NBC Sports Northwest Seahawks reporter
  • Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding | Harvard Epidemiologist & Senior Fellow at Federation of American Scientists 

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2:41 | Opening weekend of the baseball season isn't complete without listening to Dave Niehaus and singing some Wild Rover! 

12:38 | The Betty Crocker rant in 101P begs the question...are Patron shows a bit different from the Monday episodes?

29:47 | Fauci's first pitch was so memorable, he gets his own baseball card!

31:10 | The past week of Mitch Unfiltered was chock full of goodies that is worth a quick look back.  

36:55 | It's official, Seattle's NHL team is The Kraken...yay or nay?

41:08 | The guys give their gut reactions to the top NFL storyline over the weekend which involves the Seahawks and their acquisition of Jamal Adams.

1:15:43 | GUEST: Joel McHale jumps aboard to share some stories from his upbringing in Seattle and college days at UW in addition to his latest entertainment ventures.

1:48:09 | GUESTS: Brady Henderson and Joe Fann provide their perspectives on the trade with the Jets which sends all-world safety Jamal Adams to the Hawks.

2:09:01 | GUEST: Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding is back for a coronavirus check-up with current info on the global spread and potential timeline for a vaccine.

2:30:22 | Mike Tyson is going to dust off his gloves and will be stepping back in the ring at age 54 and Nate Robinson is on the undercard!

2:34:12 | Russell Wilson is picking up victories even in the offseason by welcoming in a baby boy named "Win".

2:34:44 | Arguing in baseball is taking a whole new life while adhering to social distancing protocol.

2:35:50 | Lou Williams exited the bubble to "pick up dinner" but magically ended up in strip club.

2:37:02 | Le'Veon Bell is upset with Jamal Adams for how their handshake agreement to build a winning team in New York didn't materialize.

2:38:13 | RIP Regis Philbin

2:42:00 | Athlete of the Week honors are presented to an NFL player making a bold decision.  

Jul 27 2020

2hr 46mins

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Episode 101 – Humble Hero Phillip Blanks, Agent Corry’s Cap Watch, & M’s Opening Day Program

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Episode 101's tease begins with reaction to the breakup of Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick and some listener-submitted feedback. Then, Scott chats about his overpriced haircut and Mitch shares his opinion on Dan Snyder during his tenure as Redskins owner. Three featured guests starting with Marines vet Phillip Blanks followed by NFL salary cap expert Joel Corry, and M's writer for The Athletic Corey Brock. The "Other Stuff" segment includes thoughts on Antonio Brown's viability in Seattle, the overload of Dak Prescott contract talk, and the NBA hotline for players to report virus protocol rule breakers!

GUESTS

  • Phillip Blanks | U.S. Marines veteran
  • Joel Corry | Inside the Cap podcast host
  • Corey Brock | The Athletic Mariners writer

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0:10 | Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick have had enough of each other's dry, smug personalities.

4:04 | The Unfiltered mailbag is emptied and has criticism about Mitch's dismissiveness of soccer and length of episode.

19:40 | Scott finally got a haircut and Mitch received a COVID-19 antibody test...what were the outcomes for both?

23:09 | What do Hugh Millen and John F. Kennedy have in common?

26:01 | The guys play a round of everyone's favorite game "How Does the Story End?"

34:28 | Dan Snyder has been a shady character for decades as Mitch can recollect from his days in D.C. sports media.

53:26 | Phillip Blanks shares his story which has garnered national attention of saving a child from a burning building whose mother tragically perished in the fire.

1:08:56 | Former sports agent and host of the new Inside the Cap podcast Joel Corry weighs in on the contract updates of Jadeveon Clowney, Dak Prescott, Patrick Mahomes, and more!

1:28:52 | Corey Brock breaks down the Mariners 2020 roster as the young ballclub prepares for the 60 game sprint beginning this week.

1:52:26 | Should Pete and John take a crack at Antonio Brown or stay away?

1:57:20 | Make no bones about it, the NFL is forging ahead despite growing concerns about the virus.

2:00:46 | Is the inescapable coverage of Dak Prescott's contract status warranted or is it purely based on the star on his helmet?

2:05:23 | Heisman hopeful Trevor Lawrence popped the question...unfortunately not to his social media look-alike.

2:06:50 | The NBA bubble has instituted a snitch line for players that are caught breaking the quarantine rules.

Jul 20 2020

2hr 17mins

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Episode 100 - Mitch Unfiltered Century Mark Celebration, Notorious Super Bowl Ring Robber Tale, & Trying to Like Bryson

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The 100th episode jumps out of the gate with a fitting "Stump the Band" question. Then, Mitch talks about the origin and evolution of the podcast and then reads some listener emails. Also, the live Zoom audience jumps in with Q&A. Three interviews beginning with the Zeke Faux's breakdown of the notorious Sean Murphy story, Redskins reporter with The Athletic Ben Standig, and golf writer John Hawkins. The "Other Stuff" segment covers the newest twist in the Quinton Dunbar story, Athlete of the Week honors to two heroic former college football players, and the aftermath of Desean Jackson's controversial social media post.

GUESTS

  • Zeke Faux | Bloomberg reporter
  • Ben Standig | The Athletic Washington Redskins reporter
  • John Hawkins | Golf writer

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0:20 | What happened on March 2, 1962 in Hershey, Pennsylvania and how does it relate to the number 100?

22:20 | Scott is hooked on the new app Trivia Royale.

24:58 | Mitch shares the story about the genesis of the podcast nearly two years ago.

35:27 | The guys open up the listener mailbox and proceed to bash themselves over the head with the kind words.

55:28 | Members of the live Zoom audience jump in with some Q&A.

1:15:00 | GUEST: Zeke Faux shares the story of Boston thief Sean Murphy who stole the New York Giants Super Bowl rings after defeating his beloved Pats.

1:43:39 | GUEST: Ben Standig discusses the apparent upcoming name change of the Washington Redskins and his coincidental link to Mitch back in his D.C. days.  

2:06:08 | GUEST: Golf writer John Hawkins weighs in on the polarizing young star Bryson Dechambeau and previews the remainder of the 2020 season.

2:26:05 | The latest "Woj-Bomb" was unlike any the ESPN NBA reporter has made before.

2:27:41 | Quinton Dunbar's lawsuit took a turn for the worse which casts doubt on his likelihood to suit up this season.

2:31:00 | A radio gig in Nashua opened up for hotshot after Dianna Ploss' racist tirade earned her a pink slip.

2:31:59 | Eminem latest song makes reference to Drew Brees' Twitter video that was heavily scrutinized.

2:33:07 | Usain Bolt's 200m world record was nearly broken...if only the sprinter ran the proper distance.

2:33:43 | Philip Banks and Dartanguan Alexander earn athlete of the week honors for the heroic display.

2:36:17 | Richard Sherman is angered by the league's statement that postgame jersey swapping will not be allowed.

2:37:20 | Desean Jackson was fined for his insensitive comments and was contacted by Julian Edelman with an offer.

Jul 13 2020

2hr 44mins

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Episode 99 - Andy Benes Recalls '95 Mariners Miracle, Neuheisel Summertime Touchbase, & Top Hoops Prospects Verbally Committed

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Episode 99 kicks off with a mixture of disgust and wonderment about Joey Chestnut's hot dog eating prowess and reaction to listener emails. Then, the guys chat about the great athletes that bore number 99, their Independence Day weekend festivities, and Antonio Brown's potential path to Seattle. Three featured guests beginning with former Mariners pitcher Andy Benes followed by the long-awaited returns of Rick Neuheisel and college hoops expert Jeff Goodman. Later, Mitch and Scott volley their laundy list of additional topics including the death of a Seattle protester and subsequent social media fallout aimed at Dori Monson, a memorable Boeing Classic story that involved Mitch and Curtis Strange, & the announcement of the Washington Redskins among other teams changing their names.  

GUESTS

  • Andy Benes | Former MLB pitcher
  • Rick Neuheisel | CBS Sports college football analyst
  • Jeff Goodman | College basketball analyst

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0:00 | Another mustard belt for Joey Chestnut means another round of "how many hot dogs could you eat in one sitting?"

12:15 | A listener-submitted email prompted Mitch and Scott to recall the inconvenience associated with leg injuries.

31:45 | Top 99s in sports history are noted for episode naming honors revealed at the end of the show.

37:03 | The guys talk about they spent their Fourth of July weekend.

43:01 | Does Russell Wilson have the cache to persuade the Seahawks front office to bring in Antonio Brown?

56:29 | GUEST: Andy Benes talks about his mid-season trade to the '95 Mariners and overcoming off-the-field challenges after a long MLB career.

1:24:56 | GUEST: Rick Neuheisel weighs in on the obstacles facing the upcoming football season and provides a dose of indelible storytelling from yesteryear. 

1:48:59 | GUEST: Jeff Goodman provides a scouting report of Emoni Bates and Makur Maker after verbally committing to Michigan State and Howard University respectively. 

2:06:11 | A protester in Seattle was struck by a car and died over the weekend and local media personality Dori Monson is receiving criticism on social media in the aftermath.

2:11:11 | Mitch recalls a radio bit during the Boeing Classic weekend that resulted in front page news from actions taken by the caller.

2:16:25 | King Felix joins the growing list of big leaguers that have decided to sit out the shortened season. 

2:18:18 | Is The Ellen Show cancelled or not and if so, what is the real reason behind the decision?

2:19:13 | Looks like the NFL team in our nation's capital will finally have a new nickname despite Dan Snyder's stubbornness.

2:22:43 | Alaska Airlines is bringing a sports flair to their service by "penalizing" passengers for violating virus prevention protocol.

2:24:36 | The guys are vexed at two stories illustrating groups of people behaving badly.

2:27:08 | A man suffered some serious internal damage after a night of heavy drinking which is subject to Hotshot's one-liners. 

Jul 06 2020

2hr 30mins

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