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Full interviews from the Dave 'Softy' Mahler and Dick Fain show, which airs every day from 3pm-6:30pm on 950 KJR in Seattle.

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    Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer on first win in Nashville, big saves in third period

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 8:55

    Kraken goalie Philipp Grubauer joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the team's first win over Nashville and his hectic third period in keeping Seattle out in front ahead of tomorrow's game in Columbus and how the team is coming together with a lengthy road trip to start the year.

    Tim Brando on UW-UCLA, USC coach situation, Ed Orgeron's future at LSU

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 20:59

    Tim Brando of FOX Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to preview his call of the Washington-UCLA game on Saturday, the state of the Huskies after their loss to Oregon State, the job Jimmy Lake has done so far as head coach of the Huskies, the coaching search at USC, Ed Orgeron likely getting booted from LSU, the future of college football.

    UW play-by-play voice Tony Castricone on UCLA game ahead on Saturday

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 20:42

    Washington play-by-play voice Tony Castricone joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to preview Saturday's game against UCLA with thoughts about the state of the team coming out of the bye.

    Lee Sterling of Paramount Sports with his best bets for the football weekend ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 7:55

    Lee Sterling of Paramount Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to give his best bets for the football weekend ahead with picks for the Huskies, Cougars and Seahawks games.

    Mike Holmgren on Jon Gruden resignation, Seahawks-Steelers thoughts, Cris Collinsworth joins

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 27:14

    Mike Holmgren joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the fallout of Jon Gruden's ouster in Las Vegas as Gruden was a former assistant on Holmgren's coaching staffs. Cris Collinsworth pops on briefly to discuss Gruden and the Seahawks-Steelers game this Sunday night, what the Seahawks will get out of a backup quarterback in Geno Smith, Chris Carson missing another practice with his neck injury.

    Rick Neuheisel on Washington-UCLA matchup / Texas A&M win over Bama / Spencer Rattler future

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 12:12

    Rick Neuheisel joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the Washington-UCLA matchup coming this weekend and what to expect from the game, which one of his former employers he's rooting for in the game, the Texas A&M win over Alabama, Spencer Rattler's future at Oklahoma after being benched and his pick of the week.

    Petros Papadakis rants about Pete Carroll, Russell Wilson's injury, UW-UCLA

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 19:26

    Petros Papadakis joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss Pete Carroll's comments to Sam Farmer of the LA Times about USC, Russell Wilson being sidelined for the Seahawks, the Washington-UCLA matchup this weekend and so, so much more.

    Mike Florio on Jon Gruden, Russell Wilson injury, Geno Smith outlook, Chiefs issues

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 13:41

    Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the end of the Jon Gruden run with the Raiders, why the emails came out that led to his resignation, that the Washington Football Team investigation results should be released publicly, Russell Wilson being out until November and what it means for the Seahawks with Geno Smith starting, the struggles of the Chiefs

    Kevin Harlan on Jon Gruden resignation, Jamal Adams, Chiefs struggles

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 18:43

    Kevin Harlan of CBS and Westwood one joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the Jon Gruden resignation with the Raiders, the struggles of the Chiefs through the first five weeks of the season, Jamal Adams continued struggles with the Seahawks, Kyrie Irving's vaccination decision impacting the Brooklyn Nets.

    Kraken president Tod Leiweke on tonight's franchise opening game and path to this moment

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 10:47

    Kraken president Tod Leiweke joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss tonight's debut outing for the team in Las Vegas against the Golden Knights, the road to this moment and what it means to him before the home opener here on Oct. 23.

    Jerry Brewer of the Washington Post on Jon Gruden, Seahawks, Russell Wilson, Kraken

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 20:54

    Jerry Brewer of the Washington Post joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the fallout of the Jon Gruden resignation from the Raiders after serious issues arose from his language in email communications, how much more could come out of the WFT investigation, Kyrie Irving being unable to play for the Nets because he's refusing the COVID vaccine, if the Seahawks are done for the 2021 season, the future of Russell Wilson with the Seahawks.

    Jon Wilner on Pac-12, Nick Rolovich standoff, UW-UCLA, Utah-ASU

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 21:10

    Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the upcoming D-Day for Nick Rolovich at Washington State with his seeking of a religious exemption to the vaccine mandate, the latest landscape in the Pac-12 after Oregon and Oregon State's losses, Washington's matchup with UCLA this weekend, Utah-Arizona State and his pick of the week.

    Aaron Levine sets the scene from Vegas ahead of tonight's Kraken opener

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 16:21

    Aaron Levine of FOX 13 joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain from Las Vegas to discuss the atmosphere and scene in Vegas ahead of tonight's opener for the Kraken, what to expect from this landmark moment in franchise history.

    Sounders head coach Brian Schmetzer on Leo Chu's debut, Houston game ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 6:18

    Sounders head coach Brian Schmetzer joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss his excitement to watch the Kraken tonight, Leo Chu's debut with the team, their upcoming game Saturday against Houston.

    Kraken analyst JT Brown previews tonight's opener in Vegas

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 7:46

    Seattle Kraken TV color analyst J.T. Brown joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the team's opener tonight against the Vegas Golden Knights, finding out several players will miss the opener due to COVID-19 protocols, what to expect from the goalie tandem of Philipp Grubauer and Chris Driedger, what to expect from Vegas and more.

    Joel Klatt on Oklahoma-Texas, Iowa-Penn State, CFB parity, UW-UCLA matchup ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 10:44

    Joel Klatt of FOX Sports joins Softy and Dick to discuss the crazy Oklahoma-Texas game last weekend, his game call between Iowa and Penn State, parity across college football this year, and previewing the Washington-UCLA matchup this weekend.

    Hugh Millen on Seahawks loss to Rams, Jamal Adams, Russell Wilson's injury

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 17:19

    Hugh Millen joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to break down every angle of last night's Seahawks loss to the Rams including Jamal Adams' play, Russell Wilson's injury and how the team can do with Geno Smith at quarterback, the play from the cornerbacks, and play-calling decisions on fourth downs throughout the game.

    UW play-by-play voice Tony Castricone on first five weeks, Huskies outlook into bye week

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 18:45

    Tony Castricone, Huskies Play-By-Play Voice, joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to recap the first five games of the season for the team, the deficiencies they have showed in losses to Montana, Michigan and Oregon State, and where the team needs to go moving forward.

    Lee Sterling's best bets for the football weekend ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 7:40

    Lee Sterling of Paramount Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to give his best bets of the college and professional football weekend ahead.

    Shaq - Shaquille O'Neal - on Restaurant at Climate Pledge Arena and Sonics Return

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 10:18

    Shaq - Shaquille O'Neal - joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about his new chicken restaurant at Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle, his thoughts on the arena itself, and his thoughts on returning pro basketball, and the SuperSonics, to Seattle.

    Rick Neuheisel of CBS Sports on Washington Huskies Loss, Pac-12, and NCAA Football

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 12:12

    Rick Neuheisel joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about another Washington Huskies loss last week, the issues with the program right now, the rest of the Pac-12 including Oregon's loss, and other games coming up involving the top teams.

    Mike Holmgren on Seahawks vs. Rams, Using Jamal Adams, and Urban Meyer's Situation

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 28:53

    Mike Holmgren joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to look ahead to tonight's Seahawks vs. Rams game, discuss how the team is using safety Jamal Adams, and Urban Meyer's situation in Jacksonville.

    Mike Florio on Stephon Gilmore trade, Jaylon Smith release, Urban Meyer, Rams-Seahawks

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 18:43

    Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about Stephon Gilmore being traded to the Panthers by the Patriots today, Jaylon Smith being released by the Cowboys yesterday, Urban Meyer's status in Jacksonville, and tomorrow's Seahawks-Rams game.

    Kevin Harlan on Urban Meyer situation, Rams though four games, Stephon Gilmore trade

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 17:58

    Kevin Harlan joins Dave Softy Mahler to discuss the lightning delay in Los Angeles before this week's Monday Night Football game, Urban Meyer's job status in Jacksonville, his thoughts on the Los Angeles Rams this season, and the Stephon Gilmore and Jaylon Smith roster moves.

    Petros Papadakis on USC, UW loss to Oregon State and team issues, Pac-12

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 17:28

    Petros Papadakis joins Dave Softy Mahler to discuss Achilles in the Trojan War, the Huskies loss on the road to Oregon State on Saturday plus UW's offensive identity and lack of success.

    Kraken broadcaster Everett Fitzhugh on end of preseason, opener against Vegas next week

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 8:11

    Seattle Kraken Broadcaster Everett Fitzhugh joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the team's 4-0 win over the Canucks in the pre-season finale up in Vancouver, the goal-tender situation, and what we've seen in action so far before the season opens next Tuesday.

    Husky Honks react to Washington's loss to Oregon State, start of program thru five games

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 37:16

    Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain are welcomed by Dick Baird and Greg Lewis for The Husky Honks talking about everything UW football including another Dawgs loss to Oregon State last weekend, all the mistakes is making to hurt themselves right now, positives to point to going into the bye week, the running back situation and depth chart for the next game, and getting play-makers more involved, Dylan Morris at quarterback and if a change is needed.

    Jon Wilner on UW losing to Oregon St, Oregon losing to Stanford, Nick Rolovich status

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 18:46

    Jon Wilner of The San Jose Mercury News joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the competition level of the Pac-12 after top ranked Oregon lost to Stanford, the problems with the Washington Huskies program after another loss last week to Oregon State, the offensive issues and John Donovan's job security, and Nick Rolovich's vaccination and job status at WSU.

    Corey Brock on end of Mariners season, Kyle Seager's legacy, needs for 2022 ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 18:50

    Corey Brock of The Athletic joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to react to the Seattle Mariners season coming to an end with the series loss to the Angels, the apparent end of Kyle Seager's career in Seattle, and the emotions and mentality looking ahead to the 2022 season.

    Sounders head coach Brian Schmetzer on win over Colorado, Vancouver up next

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 8:32

    Brian Schmetzer, Seattle Sounders FC Head Coach, joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the team's 3-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Sunday, what the team can get better at with Vancouver coming up this week, and all the absences due to injuries and international duty.

    Bonta Hill of 95.7 The Game on 49ers loss to Seahawks, QB issues, Kyle Shanahan's job as HC

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 17:54

    Bonta Hill of 95.7 The Game in San Francisco joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the guys' visit on Bay Area radio on Friday plus reflect on the Seahawks win over the 49ers Sunday including the offensive and quarterback issues with San Fran, and Kyle Shanahan's job.

    Joel Klatt on Huskies loss to Oregon State, issues with offense, thoughts on Pac-12

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 11:10

    Joel Klatt of Fox Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the Washington Huskies losing another game to Oregon State and what's wrong with the Dawgs' program, issues in the offensive game-plan, sticking with Dylan Morris at quarterback, and the top college teams.

    M's GM Jerry Dipoto on season success, trade deadline in review, final stretch of season toward playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 19:38

    Seattle Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the last few weeks of the playoff push entering the final weekend, Jarred Kelenic's growth this season, scoreboard watching other teams down the stretch, the trade deadline moves, Logan Gilbert possibly starting on Monday, and the upcoming fan support this weekend at T-Mobile Park.

    M's reliever Paul Sewald on playoff push, his big season, weekend ahead with Angels

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 10:44

    Seattle Mariners reliever Paul Sewald joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the fan support this week, not feeling pressure this entire season and especially since the All Star break, Marco Gonzales turning his season around, the Paul Sewald story this season, and more.

    Hugh Millen with thoughts on Seahawks ahead of weekend's matchup with 49ers

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 19:13

    Hugh Millen joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss DJ Reed's comments about the Seattle Seahawks defensive schemes last week, if Sidney Jones should be starting for the team, the lack of a pass rush and halftime adjustments so far, and facing the 49ers this weekend.

    Mariners VP Kevin Martinez on soldout weekend ahead for final playoff push

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 18:32

    Kevin Martinez, a Senior Vice President with the Seattle Mariners, joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about T-Mobile Park being sold out for tonight's game, the fan support at the ballpark down the stretch, players involvement in getting people to the stadium, the vaccination protocols at the stadium this weekend, and the tie-breaker situations for the Mariners next week.

    UW play-by-play voice Tony Castricone previews Huskies matchup with Oregon State

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 18:05

    Washington play-by-play voice Tony Castricone joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to preview the Huskies road trip on Saturday to Corvallis to face an Oregon State team coming off a huge blowout win of USC last week.

    Lee Sterling with his best bets for the football weekend ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 8:24

    Lee Sterling of Paramount Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to give his best bets of the pro and college football weekend ahead including the Seahawks game against the 49ers.

    Mariners manager Scott Servais on Mariners playoff chase, leading team, final series ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 13:24

    Mariners Manager Scott Servais joins Dave Softy Mahler, Dick Fain and Mike Holmgren to talk about the journey for the baseball team to get to this point with three games left, his work to manage the team and in the current playoff race, staying calm over the span of a 162 game season, and the fan support down the stretch and coming up this weekend at T-Mobile Park.

    Rick Neuheisel on UW win over Cal, Oregon State ahead, rest of Pac-12

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 20:31

    Rick Neuheisel of CBS Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the UW Huskies win over California last week and now facing Oregon State this weekend, Dylan Morris and Washington's offense, other results in the Pac-12, and WSU's game against California.

    Petros Papadakis on Pac-12, UW win, game with Oregon St., Mario Cristobal 'incident'

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 16:16

    Petros Papadakis joins Dave Softy Mahler for their weekly visit talking about the Washington Huskies picking up a second consecutive win in overtime against California, facing Oregon State this week and UW's offense with Dylan Morris at the helm, the USC Head Coach opening and rumors of Deion Sanders, the Rod Gilmore situation and his criticism of Mario Cristobal.

    Mariners reliever Casey Sadler on bullpen success, scoreless streak, playoff chase

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 8:04

    Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Casey Sadler joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss his performances from the bullpen this season and his consecutive innings streak without giving up a run, the playoff race right now, beating the Athletics over and over again, and fan support.

    Mariners catcher Tom Murphy on playoff race, Tyler Anderson and Logan Gilbert

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 7:55

    Seattle Mariners catcher Tom Murphy joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the ongoing playoff race for the M's, the fan support at T-Mobile Park down the stretch, his history with Tyler Anderson and him joining the rotation, plus Logan Gilbert's successful rookie season.

    Mike Florio on Gerald Everett COVID positive, Richard Sherman to Bucs, Seahawks struggles

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 18:06


    Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about Gerald Everett's situation being on the Covid list, Richard Sherman heading to Tampa Bay, this week's Buccaneers game in Tom Brady's old home of New England, if the Seahawks are in trouble after starting the season 1-2 with the 49ers and Rams games coming up in the next two weeks.


    Kevin Harlan on NFL, Richard Sherman to Bucs, rookie QBs, Brady vs. Pats

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 21:03


    Broadcaster Kevin Harlan joins Dave Softy Mahler to talk about Richard Sherman joining Tampa Bay and Tom Brady returning to New England this week, the 49ers and Seahawks both coming off a loss facing each other this week, gambling in the NFL, and rookie quarterbacks.


    Husky Honks react to UW's win over California, discuss OSU matchup this weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 35:17

    Dave Softy Mahler is joined by the Husky Honks- Cam Cleeland, Coach Dick Baird and Greg Lewis to react to the Washington Huskies overtime win over California last week, Sean McGrew's impact and enlarged role on the offense, Dylan Morris' performance, the late-game clock situation, and Oregon State coming up on Saturday including who to worry about on the Beavers' team.

    M's reliever Paul Sewald on team's playoff chase, scoreboard watching, final stretch of season

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 11:29

    Seattle Mariners closer Paul Sewald joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the belief and confidence in the final stretch of the playoff race, being aware of the other MLB scores, wanting fans out at T-Mobile Park for these games, Cole Irvin's comments earlier this year, and his media talent.

    Beavers head coach Jonathan Smith on big win over USC, matchup with Huskies Saturday

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 9:58


    Oregon State football Head Coach Jonathan Smith joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the Beavers' season so far, their big win over USC last weekend, and facing the Huskies this week.


    Jon Wilner on Pac-12, UW win over Cal, USC head coach opening, Rolovich with another loss

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 20:02

    Jon Wilner of The San Jose Mercury News joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the UW Huskies overtime win over California, Cade Otton missing the game and why that could be, the USC Head Coach opening, Nick Rolovich blowing another lead, and Wilner's winner of the week.

    Corey Brock on Mariners playoff chase, Yusei Kikuchi benched, Jarred Kelenic surge

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 14:22

    Corey Brock of The Athletic joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the Mariners being in the playoff hunt with five games left in the season, the blowout of Oakland last night, the contract situation for Yusei Kikuchi going into 2022, and Jarred Kelenic turning his game around at the plate.

    Gregg Bell on Seahawks loss to Vikings, issues in secondary, concerns moving forward

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 17:28

    Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the Seahawks loss in Minnesota to the Vikings including the cornerback coverage schemes that DJ Reed and Tre Flowers are playing, the offensive issues in the second half and injury concerns on that side of the ball, Russell Wilson's running decisions, and how much trouble the team is in.

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