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