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Full Hours and Interviews from the The Ian Furness show, which airs every day from 1pm-3pm on 950 KJR in Seattle.

Seattle's Sports Radio 950 KJR (KJR-AM)


    • Sep 16, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Furness H1 - All Star Game and the future of baseball in Seattle / Cam Cleeland talks Dawgs / Something Good

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 36:43

    We've known for a few days, but the Mariners have made it official: Seattle will host the MLB All Star Game in 2023. Hopefully, the Mariners will be a contender within the next two years, but regardless, this game, and everything that goes along with it, could help rejuvenate excitement for the game of baseball in Seattle. What do Dawg fans need to see from the Huskies this weekend against Arkansas State in order to feel better? we find out from Cam Cleeland. On Something Good, a coach sends an important message.

    Furness H2 - Brandon Funston's fantasy advice for Week 2 / Fact or Fiction: Hawks vs. Titans / Softy: Seahawks legend

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 36:15

    It's what you've been waiting for all week: 2:00 on Thursday means it's time for The Athletic's fantasy football expert Brandon Funston. Send us a text to get your questions answered at 49451. Kevin picks the Seahawks vs. Titans game on Fact or Fiction. Will he take the hometown team? Softy joins Ian from The Central.

    Brandon Funston, The Athletic's fantasy football expert, gives you advice to win your matchup this weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 19:08

    The Emerald Queen Casino brings us Brandon Funston each Thursday at 2pm to help you, the listener, win your fantasy matchups! The beautiful, brand new Emerald Queen Casino, located on I-5 in Tacoma is Now Open! Come check it out today

    Cam Cleeland - What do Husky fans need to see in order to feel better on Saturday? / Offense struggling to maintain identity

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 10:09

    Former UW and NFL tight end Cam Cleeland drops in each Thursday to discuss all things Husky football. Cam's visits are brought to you by 13 Coins, a Seattle favorite for over 50 years. Check them out in Pioneer Square, Bellevue, and SeaTac. Find out more at 13Coins.com.

    Furness H1 - Steve Palazzolo on PFF's Seahawks grades / Everything you need to know before going to Lumen Field

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 38:27

    Ian explains Pro Football Focus' grades on the Seahawks following Game 1 in Indy. How big of a deterrent are the new COVID restrictions for those going to games? Will they impact your decision to go? So what exactly do the restrictions mean for you if you are going to Lumen Field on Sunday? Seahawks COO David Young tells you everything you need to know.

    Furness H2 - Kraken sweaters on sale / Which is more likely? / Fact or Fiction: Making a statement / Softy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 36:38

    The long-awaited Kraken sweaters are finally on sale. Do you still wear sweaters/jerseys/kits? Which is more likely; the Sounders win the MLS Cup, or the Mariners make the playoffs? Texts react to the show. Ian makes a statement with his Fact or Fiction pick. Softy prepares for the afternoon show.

    Steve Palazzolo on Pro Football Focus' grades of the Seahawks after Week 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 13:45

    Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus is back again this season, joining Ian every Wednesday thanks to our friends at No-Li Brewhouse.

    David Young,, Seahawks COO, with everything you need to know before going to Lumen Field on Sunday

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 8:39


    Furness H1 - Cougar Football Talk with Mkristo Bruce and Alex Brink / When to fire a coach / Something Good

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 37:13

    WSU got the win over Portland State last weekend. What, if anything, can be learned from that victory. We discuss, and look ahead to a USC team that just lost its head coach as we talk Cougar football with Mkristo Bruce and Alex Brink. Did it make sense to let Clay Helton go two weeks into the season? When is the right time to fire a coach? Kevin and Ian debate. As we look for some good news following the death of Norm MacDonald, we learn that Jeff Bridges has said his cancer is in remission.

    Furness H2 - All Star Game back in Seattle in 2023 / Aaron Torres on potential Helton replacements / Fact or Fiction / Softy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 35:22

    The MLB All Star Game is coming back to Seattle in 2023. Major League Baseball wouldn't make this move if they thought the M's were going to be terrible, so this is good news all around. Aaron Torres joins us for his new weekly segment, discussing Clay Helton's departure from USC, and who might take his place. Ian missed on the first Fact or Fiction pick of the week. It's time for the show to redeem itself. Softy is hiding from the light before the afternoon show.

    Cougar Football Talk with Alex Brink and Mkristo Bruce - What, if anything, can be learned from the win over Portland State? + A look at USC

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 12:31

    Cougar legends Alex Brink and Mkristo Bruce join Ian to discuss all things crimson and grey, courtesy of No-Li Brewhouse, Team Bruce Mortgage, and The Buffalo Gym in Maple Valley

    Aaron Torres on potential candidates for the USC coaching job

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 11:20

    Furness H1 - Everything you hoped it could by, & everything you feared it might be / Hugh Millen breaks it down

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 40:05

    Dick Fain fills in for Ian for Hour 1 as he makes his way back from Indy. It was a weekend of contrast for many Seattle football fans, watching the Huskies fall to Michigan, then watching the Hawks dominate the Colts. It was everything you hoped it could be for Hawks, and everything you feared it might be for the Dawgs. Hugh Millen breaks down the positives and negatives from both games.

    Furness H2 - Ian recaps Hawks win / Clay Helton fired / Fact or Fiction / Softy reacts

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 33:43

    Ian is back from Indy. He recaps the game, and gives a first-hand account of the impressive showing by the 12's. Breaking news: Clay Helton was fired just as USC was getting ready to take on the Cougs. Ian went 2-1 in Fact or Fiction last week. He's ready to have another winning week. Softy reacts to Saturday's Husky loss.

    Hugh Millen - Best elements from Shane Waldron's offense / Tectonic shift to Cover 2 / Husky defense vs. Michigan's 67-yard run

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 20:50

    Furness H1 - Greg Cosell's Hawks vs. Colts match-up analysis / Ian Rapoport with NFL news / It's brewing!

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 36:11

    Greg Cosell breaks down the Hawks' first match-up of the year,, facing the Colts. Ian Rapoport has details on the La'el Collins suspension, and other news from around the NFL. Something Good, The Mayor IPA is brewing. We should see it released in about a month.

    Furness H2 - Rob Rang on who to watch this weekend / Ian's surprise Fact or Fiction pick / Softy In Ann Arbor (maybe)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 37:21

    Rob Rang tells us who we should be watching this weekend in college football. Ian majestic a surprise Fact or Fiction pick. Softy is broadcasting from Ann Arbor... or maybe he isn't.

    Greg Cosell with an in-depth look at the Week 1 match-up between the Seahawks and Colts

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 17:03

    From NFL Films and ESPN's NFL Matchup, Greg Cosell joins Ian Furness every Friday at 1:20pm PT. He appears thanks to Seattle Cider... not your standard cider and Two Beers... life is just a little more honest after two beers. Make sure to check out both Seattle Cider and Two beers at the woods tasting room in the SoDo industrial district.

    Ian Rapoport - La'el Collins suspended for five games / Multiple Raven injuries / Cam Newton looking for work

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 10:37

    Don't miss Ian Rapoport's weekly visit with Furness as Rap catches us up on all the news around the league. Rap's visits are thanks to the fine folks at Porter and York. Rare meat, well done. Visit PorterandYork.com to get great meat delivered straight to your door!

    Rob Rang - Washington vs. Michigan / UCLA's Charbonnet / Oregon vs. Ohio State

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 13:15

    Rob Rang joins Ian Furness to take a look at the NFL prospects playing in the championship game. ChambersBayDistillery.com to see where you can purchase their fantastic lineup of bourbons, vodka, and more!

    Furness H1 - Did Duane Brown contract drama hurt the team? / Cam Cleeland talks Dawgs / More confusion in Pullman

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 35:36

    We all knew the Duane Brown deal would eventually come to a compromise, so why didn't they just do that weeks ago? Ian explains why the contract drama may have a long term impact on this Seahawks team. The huskies are hoping to get a bounce-back win Is against a much more difficult Michigan team. Cam Cleeland explains why this Washington team will be a lot different, and what they need to to do to get a win at The Big House. Dallas Hobbs told Puck earlier about how he found out about the starting quarterback decision. It just adds to the confusing mess that is the Cougar football program right now

    Furness H2 - Brandon Funston's Week 1 fantasy football advice / Fact or Fiction / Softy from the EQC

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 35:16

    It's time to get the football season started. Brandon Funston from The Athletic tells you who to start and who to sit this week. Kevin takes the Chiefs on Fact or Fiction. Softy is back at the Emerald Queen Casino.

    Brandon Funston offers fantasy football advice to help you start the season off with a win

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 17:48

    The Emerald Queen Casino brings us Brandon Funston each Thursday at 2pm to help you, the listener, win your fantasy matchups! The beautiful, brand new Emerald Queen Casino, located on I-5 in Tacoma is Now Open! Come check it out today

    Cam Cleeland - What needs to change for the Dawgs to get a win in The Big House?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 9:45

    Former UW and NFL tight end Cam Cleeland drops in each Thursday to discuss all things Husky football. Cam's visits are brought to you by 13 Coins, a Seattle favorite for over 50 years. Check them out in Pioneer Square, Bellevue, and SeaTac. Find out more at 13Coins.com.

    Furness H1 - Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus / Pete Carroll comments on the Seahawks offense / Two big unknowns / Will Brewin

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 37:15

    We'll finally get a chance to see the Seahawks on the field in a regular season game on Sunday. How will this offense differe from the offense we saw at the end of last season? We ask Pro Football Focus' Steve Palazzolo about that, plus his thoughts on the Hawks' cornerbacks, and more. Pete Carroll spoke today about what he's seeing in this offense that makes it different. Ian analyzes what he's really saying. On Something Good, Georgetown Brewing have released a beer with the Sounders' Will Bruin called Will Brewin's Thumbs Up IPA, benefiting Kick Childhood Cancer.

    Furness H2 - Mike Holmgren with a coach's perspective / Texts / Fact or fiction / Softy reacts

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 38:00

    Mike Holmgren discusses the impact of the preseason changes on coaching, his expectations for Russell Wilson to start the season, and the biggest mistake a first-time play-caller can make. Texts react to the show at 49451. Ian takes TCU and the points over Cal on Fact or Fiction. Softy reacts to the pick.

    Mike Holmgren - Impact of preseason changes / What to expect from Russell Wilson / Biggest challenge of a first-time play-caller

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 12:44

    Tune in every Wednesday at 2pm to hear Mike Holmgren with Ian Furness on all things NFL and Seahawks. He is brought to you by Toyota of Kirkland, and by Redbox. For movies and games, head to Redbox, the smarter way to watch and play.

    Steve Palazzolo - How this year's Hawks offense differs / Should we be concerned about the cornerback position?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 13:06

    Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus is back again this season, joining Ian every Wednesday thanks to our friends at No-Li Brewhouse.

    Furness H1 - Cougar Football Talk with Alex Brink and Mkristo Bruce / Shout out to the Eastern Washington Eagles

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 34:26

    It may not have been as devastating as the Washington loss, but it was still a loss that shouldn't have happened. Alex Brink and Mkristo Bruce join us to take a look at what exactly happened to the Cougars against Washington State, and why this weekend will be different. The two Pac-12 Washington schools may have lost, but shout out to the Eagles of Eastern Washington for getting it done.

    Furness H2 - Proof of vaccinations required / Fact or Fiction: Between a rock and a hard place / Softy: Would you take 2-2?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 37:14

    Either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test will now be required at all major sporting events, bringing our state in line with other areas across the country. The teams are protecting themselves as much as they're protecting their fans. Ian makes his first Fact or Fiction pick of the season, forcing you to pick between a team you hate, and a quarterback you hate. Softy asks if you'd take 2-2 to start the year for the Hawks.

    Cougar Football Talk with Mkristo Bruce and Alex Brink - A look at what happened in the Week 1 loss to Utah State

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 22:45

    Cougar legends Alex Brink and Mkristo Bruce join Ian to discuss all things crimson and grey, courtesy of No-Li Brewhouse, Team Bruce Mortgage, and The Buffalo Gym in Maple Valley

    Furness H1 - Brutal weekend for the Cougs and Dawgs / Christian Caple on what happens next on Montlake

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 42:45

    Yes, we're here on Labor Day. If you missed us, it's because we hosted the 10am-1pm time slot today. It was an absolutely horrible weekend for the state's two Pac-12 schools' football teams. Ian takes a close look at both games, starting with Nick Rolovich's leadership problem in Pullman, and continuing on to figure out how Washington suffered one of its worst defeats in history. The Athletic's Christian Caple tells us what's next for the Huskies after the loss.

    Furness H2 - Mollywhop Monday with Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop / Jimmy Lake addresses this weekend's debacle

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 44:38

    Last week it seemed like the Mariners were all but finished, but after taking two of three vs. Houston, and a sweep of the Diamondbacks, the team seems very much alive. How important is it that the Mariners sweep Houston this week, and was extending Jerry Dipoto's contract the right move? We discuss with Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop on Mollywhop Monday. Jimmy Lake holds a press conference to address the Huskies' disappointing loss to Montana.

    Furness H3 - Hugh Millen's analysis of Saturday's game / Texts react / Softy's ready to burn it to the ground

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 31:54

    Hugh Millen highlighted the problems he saw from Saturday's Husky loss. Texts react to a brutal Pac-12 weekend. Softy is ready to burn the whole thing to the ground.

    Mollywhop Monday with Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop - M's sweep the DBacks / Sweep of the Astros is needed / Dipoto and Servais extended

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 18:41

    Christian Caple - What happened to the Dawgs against Montana, and where does the team go from here?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 9:22

    Furness H1 - Ahkello Witherspoon traded to the Steelers / Ian Rapoport on Witherspoon, KJ, more / Scott Garrard on the Cougs and Aggies

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 38:38

    Ian is hanging out at No-Li Brewhouse this afternoon before watching his son play college football. The Seahawks have traded Ahkello Witherspoon to the Steelers for a draft pick. Is Tre Flowers ready to step up. Ian Rapoport discusses the trade, KJ signing in Vegas, and more. Scott Garrard, voice of the Aggies, looks at Utah State's match-up with the Cougs.

    Furness H2 - Rob Rang's players to watch / Something Good: Green Wave / Fact or Fiction practice round / Softy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 36:13

    Rob Rang looks at players to watch this weekend. After Tulane's game is moved to Norman due to Hurricane Ida, Oklahoma paints the Green Wave on their field to attempt to make the game feel like a Tulane home game. Ian was successful yesterday, so we do another practice round of Fact or Fiction today. Softy is fired up for Husky football tomorrow.

    Ian Rapoport - Ahkello Witherspoon traded to Pittsburgh / KJ Wright signs with the Raiders / Latest on the Colts

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 9:40

    Don't miss Ian Rapoport's weekly visit with Furness as Rap catches us up on all the news around the league. Rap's visits are thanks to the fine folks at Porter and York. Rare meat, well done. Visit PorterandYork.com to get great meat delivered straight to your door!

    Rob Rang's players to watch - Washington vs. Montana, WSU vs. Utah State, and Top 25 matchups

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 17:48

    Rob Rang joins Ian Furness to take a look at the NFL prospects playing in the championship game. ChambersBayDistillery.com to see where you can purchase their fantastic lineup of bourbons, vodka, and more!

    Scott Garrard, voice of the Utah State Aggies, on their match-up with the Cougs this weekend

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2021 7:10

    Furness H1 Ian was wrong about the Mariners / Cam Cleeland on the Huskies and Montana / Thanks KJ

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 36:55

    Just when you think you know what the Mariners are going to do, they surprise you. Ian declared them deaf after the Royals series, but they went into Houston and showed they had life left. Ian was wrong. There is still hope, but they're running out of chances. A big series in the desert is necessary. Cam Cleeland calls in with a look at the Dawgs and their first opponent, the Montana Grizzlies. KJ Wright is officially taking his talents to the Raiders. We honor him for all he's done on, but especially off the field, and hope he'll continue to be a big part of this community.

    Furness H2 - Brandon Funston on superflex leagues, top receivers / Vital signs / Fact or Fiction practice run / Softy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 37:18

    Rob Rang explains the pros and cons of superflex leagues, plus a look at the top receivers to draft, and answers to your fantasy football questions. Mark Vital has been signed to the Seahawks practice squad? Never heard of him? Well he was a part of a championship college team... a basketball team. This could be interesting. Texts react to the show at 49451. We start gearing up for Fact or Fiction with a practice pick. Softy drops by before the afternoon show.

    Brandon Funston - Pros and cons of superflex leagues, top wide receivers, and answers to your fantasy football questions

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 19:25

    Emerald Queen Casino brings us Brandon Funston each Thursday at 2pm to help you, the listener, win your fantasy matchups! The beautiful, brand new Emerald Queen Casino, located on I-5 in Tacoma is Now Open! Come check it out today

    Cam Cleeland previews the Huskies' match-up vs. Montana

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 10:39

    Former UW and NFL tight end Cam Cleeland drops in each Thursday to discuss all things Husky football. Cam's visits are brought to you by 13 Coins, a Seattle favorite for over 50 years. Check them out in Pioneer Square, Bellevue, and SeaTac. Find out more at 13Coins.com.

    Furness H1 - Seahawks make moves / Steve Palazzolo on Sidney Jones, and more / Servais and Dipoto aren't going anywhere

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 37:20

    The Seahawks have made moves as they get their 53-man roster and practice squad roster set for the season. One of those moves includes a trade for cornerback Sidney Jones. Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus tells us what to expect from Jones, plus analysis of the Seahawks defense. Jerry Dipoto and Scott Servais aren't going anywhere, both signing new deals with the Mariners. Is this a good move based on how the rebuild has panned out thus far?

    Furness H2 - Mike Holmgren on cut down day, practice squad changes / Texts react to Dipoto extension / Softy

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 36:43

    Mike Holmgren shares his experience having to make the tough decisions on cut down day, plus his thoughts on practice squad expansion, and more. Texts react to the extension of Jerry Dipoto. Softy pushes his idea for the show that loses Fact or Fiction.

    Mike Holmgren - Cut Down Day from the coach's perspective, thoughts on practice squad changes, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 20:00

    Tune in every Wednesday at 2pm to hear Mike Holmgren with Ian Furness on all things NFL and Seahawks. He is brought to you by Toyota of Kirkland, and by Redbox. For movies and games, head to Redbox, the smarter way to watch and play.

    Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus - What Sidney Jones adds to the Seahawks defense, and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 13:43

    Steve Palazzolo of Pro Football Focus is back again this season, joining Ian every Wednesday thanks to our friends at No-Li Brewhouse.

    Furness H1 - Cougar Football Talk with Mkristo Bruce and Alex Brink / Joe Withee remembers Junior Coffey

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 37:38

    Finally, the Cougs are back in action this weekend, facing Utah State. Alex Brink and Mkristo Bruce break down everything you need to know about the team, including the latest on the starting quarterback job, offensive and defensive strengths, and more. Joe Withee calls in to honor a man of many varied successes: Husky, NFL, and Longacres/Emerald Downsegend Junior Coffey.

    Furness H2 - Gregg Bell on Seahawks Cut Down Day / Bishop Sycamore scandal / Softy: Coach Anderson(en)

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 36:52

    It's Cut Down Day. Gregg Bell let's us know what the 53-man roster will look like, and who made the practice squad. What is going on in Ohio? A small high school somehow talked its way into a huge game against IMG, aired on ESPN, but they had no business being there. Who is coaching the Utah State Aggies? Is it Coach Anderson, or Coach Andersen? Ian and Softy try to get to the bottom of this.

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