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    Furness H1 - Molly-Whop Monday: Texas series, playoff lineups / The legacy of Pete Carril

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 42:44

    It's time to talk Mariners with Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop on Molly-Whop Monday, an dthere's much to discuss after teh M's win another series against the Yankees before losing a series in Arlington against the Rangers. It's all good though, the guys outline why there's still plenty to be excited about despite the notable weak spots. It's time to start looking ahead to the playoffs. What is our ideal Mariners lineup come October? Lastly this hour, we switch gears to honor legendary basketball coach Pete Carril.

    Furness H2 - Ugo Amadi traded / First preseason game recap / Ten years ago: Felix's perfect game / Texts / Softy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 41:17

    Ugo Amadi has been traded to the Eagles for J.J. Arcega-Whiteside. How much, if anything, did we learn about the Seahawks from Saturday night's preseason game? we'll recap it here. Today, we remember Felix Hernandez's perfect game, ten years ago today. Texts weigh in on the Seahawks and Mariners. Softy joins as some random guy wanders through the building.

    Molly-Whop Monday with Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop - M's lose two of three to Texas / Playoff lineup

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2022 32:45

    Furness H1 - Which one Mariner do you want to outperform? / Nick Saban on mega-conferences and relegation / Something Good: John Mulaney

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 43:31

    Kevin is hosting the show today, as Ian has the day off. The M's had yesterday off, which was well-deserved after the last few weeks where they've outperformed almost everyone's expectations. Most of the impressive performance has been on the mound, but the offense? There are a handful of guys who have been a bit underwhelming at the plate. Which one Mariner would you like to see outperform their performance thus far this season as we head down the stretch? Nick Saban shared his thoughts on potential mega-conferences and the idea of relegation this morning on the Dan Patrick Show. Does Saban actually know what relegation is? On Something Good, we've got tickets for you to see John Mulaney at White River Amphitheater tomorrow night, and in case you aren't familiar, we have a clip of him describing himself playing basketball.

    Furness H2 - Mariners after the mini-break / Texts: Who needs to outperform? / Softy's back!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2022 43:40

    In the second hour, we continue the conversation about the Mariners after getting a mini-break. Tonight's lineup looks pretty much exactly like what you'd hope the lineup will look like for the remaining third(ish) of the season. So who is the one Mariner that needs to outperform his season to date? we check the texts to find out what you're saying. Softy is back! He checks in with Kevin for cross talk.

    Furness H1 - Mariners beat the Yankees yet again / John Lund on Jimmy G, Trey Lance / Joe Withee on the Longacres Mile

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 45:05

    The M's did it again yesterday afternoon, defeating the Yankees for the second day in a row, taking the series, and bringing their record against New York to 4-2 in the last ten days. It's exciting to see the scoreboard watching; people obsessing over other games, and even delayed games around the AL, and what they mean for the M's. The enthusiasm for this team just keeps building. Now if only they could have a game or two that wasn't so stressful all the way through. we've talked a ton of Seahawks the last few days, now let's see what our rivals to the south are doing. John Lund of KNBR talks with Ian about how the Niners are looking at camp, including initial thoughts on Trey Lance, plus an update on the strange situation with Jimmy Garoppolo. Finally this hour, the Longacres Mile is this Sunday at Emerald Downs. Joe Withee joins us with a preview.

    Furness H2 - Brandon Funston is back to talk fantasy football / Texts / Puck and Jim

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 47:15

    Brandon Funston is back once again this season to talk all things fantasy football. Today, he explains the latest fantasy trends, and how best to set up your league. Texts react to the Mariners conversation from the first segment. Puck and Jim are hosting afternoons. Ian talks with them for cross talk, as Jim tells stories from that other station.

    Brandon Funston makes his first appearance of the season, helping you get ready for your fantasy draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 21:36

    Joe Withee previews the Longacres Mile, happening this Sunday at Emerald Downs

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2022 4:47

    Furness H1 - Mariners beat Yankees 1-0 in 13 innings / Paul Sewald and Matt Festa / Texts

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 40:20

    What an intense game! After making his debut against Gerrit Cole and the Yankees last week, Luis Castillo took the mound for the first time at T-Mobile, once again facing the Yankees with Cole starting. Just like last time, Castillo proved that he is the legit ace the M's needed, but this time, Cole didn't get blown up in the first inning; one with energy and excitement building through the entire game. This was, in ways that are hard to quantify, one of the most impactful single games the Mariners have been a part of in recent history. So what exactly made this game special? We take your texts on the subject later in the hour. We also hear from Paul Sewald and Matt Festa who appeared on the station earlier today.

    Furness H2 - Aaron Levine, Alyssa Charlston, and Curtis Crabtree join Ian for Seahawks Training Camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 41:44

    The gang's all here. Alyssa Charlston, Aaron Levine, and Curtis Crabtree all join Ian at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center for Seahawks Training Camp, with the first half-hour simulcast on Fox 13+, covering all the biggest Seahawks storylines including the quarterback competition, the offensive line, thoughts on the rookies, and a look at the defense.

    Furness H3 - Rashaad Penny replay / Texts & Talkbacks: You Are So Beautiful, Luis / Puck and Jim on "The Bet"

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 41:31

    In case you missed it, Ian, Alyssa, and Curtis had a great conversation with Rashaad Penny yesterday. We play that back to start this hour. On today's second installment of Texts and Talkbacks, a love song for the Mariners' newest starter. Finally, we check in with Puck and Jim to find out how each of them are feeling about their quarterback bet.

    Furness H1 - Alyssa Charlston and Curtis Crabtree join Ian for Seahawks Training Camp at the VMAC / Rashaad Penny

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 43:18

    Ian is joined by Alyssa Charlston and Curtis Crabtree of Fox 13 and Fox 13+ for coverage of Seahawks Training Camp from the Virginia Mason Athletic Center. Rashaad Penny drops by to talk about why he chose to stay in Seattle, and his hope to build on last year's success. Lastly, we check in on a feel-good story from a Little League game on Something Good.

    Furness H2 - Cameron Smith to the LIV / Texts / John Canzano on TV deals

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 41:01

    Another golfer has defected to the LIV. This time, Cam Smith has reportedly been offered $100 million to play on the controversial tour. Texts react to the show thus far at 49451. Did the Pac-12 just find its next TV partner? If the Big Ten is no longer partnering with ESPN, the Conference of Champions might be able to find a home with the four-letter network.

    Furness H3 - Jon Wilner on Pac-12's future TV contract / Cross talk with the Dawgman guys

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 41:11

    Last hour, we heard from John Canzano on with Puck and Chris Egan earlier today on the Big Ten's new television deals, and where that leaves ABC and ESPN. So, is this the perfect opportunity for the Pac-12 to strike a deal with ESPN? We get the full story from Jon Wilner. With Softy still out, the guys are filling in this afternoon. They join us for cross talk.

    Rashaad Penny on his new contract, his leadership role, Chris Carson's retirement

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 11:15

    Jon Wilner - Big Ten games will no longer air on ESPN. What does that mean for the Pac-12?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2022 20:24

    Furness H1 - Molly-Whop Monday with Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop: M's split series with Angels, Yankees superfan Nicky Scarlotta

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 43:33

    The M's took a series with the Yankees, 2 games to 1, but only managed to split a series with the subpar Angels. Is this going to be good enough? Now the M's come home to take on New York. What can we expect from this series? It's time for another episode of Molly-Whop Monday with Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop, plus special guest Nicky Scarlotta joining us in the second segment to talk about his viral video, and his expectations for the remainder of the Yankees season.

    Furness H2 - Quarterback competition comparison / Texts: Tucker the Dog / Chuck Powell

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 39:31

    As we roll into the second hour, Ian and Kevin try to determine who will get sent down when Julio returns. Unfortunately, the right call might be Kyle Lewis. Ian explains why this year's quarterback competition may play out somewhat similarly to 2012. Texts react to the show, and one texter is upset about Tucker the dog (because picking up Tucker obviously meant the team didn't have the capital to go for Soto). As adorable as Tucker is, hasn't the team dog things already been done in this town by the Seahawks, and the again by the Kraken? Chuck Powell joins the show for cross talk as both Softy and Dick are out today.

    Nicky Scarlotta on his viral TikTok video, the M's vs. Yankees series, and our mutual hatred of the Astros

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 8, 2022 12:17

    Furness H1 - Revitalizing baseball in Seattle / Seahawks' Coby Bryant / Angry Yankees fan

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 40:51

    Ian is back out at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center as training camp continues, but before we get to the Seahawks, it's worth acknowledging that the Mariners are back in town for a series with the hated Angels starting tonight. After a conversation with his son, Ian recognizes just how much this baseball team has re-energized the youth's interest in baseball. Coby Bryant joins Ian to talk about his place on the Hawks, how the original Kobe Bryant influenced him, and this weekend's scrimmage. On Something Good, an angry Yankees fan is filled with rage watching his beloved team lose to the Mariners.

    Furness H2 - Rick Rizzs on the Mariners, Vin Scully / Yankees fan impressions / Softy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 41:31

    Rick Rizzs joins the show to talk about the Mariners' incredible run. What makes this team different than so many past M's teams that have fallen short of the playoffs? Ian also asks Rick about the passing of Vin Scully, and Rick shares a couple of great stories. Last hour, we played a clip of an angry Yankees fan who couldn't believe he watched his team lose to the Mariners. This hour, impressions of the New Yawker come flooding in on the Talk Back. Softy joins Ian for cross talk as the show, and the week comes to a close.

    Rick Rizzs on what makes the 2022 Mariners team different + Remembering the legendary Vin Scully

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2022 22:26

    Furness H1 - Ian on Mariners criticism / Listener reaction / Something Good: Beer and touchscreens

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 43:12

    Ian and Kevin (and the Molly-Whop crew) haven taken heat for their M's negativity all season, and yesterday was no exception, but it makes perfect sense to be critical of a team that could have made more trades to be better positioned to compete for the playoffs while still celebrating its successes. Ian defends the show's position, and listeners respond. On Something Good, a TV weatherman discovers his weather map is a touchscreen, and No-Li Brewhouse is honored in New York on National IPA Day.

    Furness H2 - Christian Caple on the Huskies / Texts / Softy at the EQC

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 40:55

    Camp is underway on Montlake, which means it's time to check in with Christian Caple to find out how things are going; from injury updates, to the latest on the quarterback competition. Texts continue the Mariners conversation from the first hour, and Softy joins the show from the Emerald Queen Casino.

    Christian Caple on the Huskies - Kalen DeBoer / Injury update / Quarterback competition / Biggest strength

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2022 12:17

    Furness H1 - Kevin returns / M's take two of three from Yankees / Cody Barton / Remembering Vin Scully

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 43:57

    After a long two-week vacation, Shockey is back, just in time to discuss the M's' trade deadline moves, and the series win in The Bronx. Did the Mariners do enough before the deadline? Probably not, but the team managed to beat the Yankees even with half the offense out. Aside from a series at home against New York next week, the schedule gets a lot easier from here. There's plenty to be optimistic about. Ian is out at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center yet again today. He sits down with Cody Barton to find out what he's learned from KJ Wright, and what the defense will look like this year. We lost a sportscasting legend yesterday with the passing of Vin Scully. On today's Something Good, we honor him by playing back some of his greatest storytelling moments.

    Furness H2 - Nathan Bishop and Chris Crawford: Post-trade deadline edition / Texts react / Softy

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 39:17

    The M's made a big move to acquire Luis Castillo last week, but as the trade deadline approached, the team's moves were underwhelming. Did they do enough to become a playoff contender? We check in with Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop on a special post-deadline edition of Molly-Whop Monday to find out where the team stands now. Texts weigh in with their own thoughts on the current state of the Mariners. Softy steps in for cross talk as camp continues at the VMAC.

    Nathan Bishop and Chris Crawford - Post-trade deadline edition: Is this team better now than two weeks ago?

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 21:14

    Furness H1 - Corbin Smith on Seahawks quarterbacks / Chris Crawford on MLB trades

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 41:36

    Ian is out at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center again today for Seahawks training camp, joined in the first segment by Corbin Smith to discuss the latest developments in the quarterback battle, plus more observations from the first week of camp. The MLB trade deadline is now less than two hours away. There's plenty of activity around baseball, including Juan Soto going to the Padres. The M's have made a couple of small moves, but should we expect a big last minute deal? Chris Crawford answers the question along with his evaluations of the deals the team has made so far.

    Furness H2 - LJ Collier / Chris Crawford Part II / Texts / Softy on trade deadline

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 40:38

    LJ Collier hasn't had the best start to his career, but this could be his year. He sits down with Ian to explain why. Chris Crawford re-joins the show to discuss the M's' latest acquisition, Jake Lamb. Texts react to the M's moves, and the Collier interview. Softy weighs in on the Mariners moves before the trade deadline.

    Chris Crawford on the Juan Soto trade, and the Mariners' latest moves

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 14:06

    Corbin Smith on the quarterback battle, and more from the first week of Seahawks training camp

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2022 18:07

    Furness H1 - Molly-Whop Monday with Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop - Luis Castillo trade / Julio injury / Trade deadline wish list

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 43:44

    It's been a busy few days for the M's as they make a huge trade with the Reds, acquiring pitcher Luis Castillo for four prospects including Noelvi Marte. Of course, as soon as the M's make a move to set themselves up for the playoffs, the baseball universe has to push back as the team suffers a few injuries, including a wrist contusion for Julio. To discuss the good and the bad of the past few days, and what other trades they'd like to see before tomorrow's deadline, Chris Crawford and Nathan Bishop join Ian for Molly-Whop Monday thanks to our friends at Simply Seattle.

    Furness H2 - Will Dissly / Texts / Softy is back!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2022 40:08

    The second hour of the show begins with Ian's conversation with Will Dissly about his new deal, his leadership role on the team, and the team's role as underdog, and why they embrace it. Texts react to teh Molly-Whop conversation at 49451. Softy is back! He joins Ian for cross talk.

    Furness H1 - WSU quarterback Cameron Ward / George Kliavkoff on Pac-12's future / Ian Rapoport on DK's new deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 45:11

    It's definitely not a mail-it-in Friday this week. There's tons to talk about, and we get things started right away by speaking with Cameron Ward. The Cougars' new quarterback talks about why he really decided to transfer to Pullman, plus his first impressions of the new team. George Kliavkoff spoke this morning at Pac-12 Media Day following a turbulent few weeks for the conference. We get him on the show to react to the departures of USC and UCLA, but more importantly, find out where the conference goes from here. DK Metcalf has a new contract! We catch up with Ian Rapoport at a loud O'Hare Airport sushi restaurant to find out how the deal got done.

    Furness H2 - KJ Replay / Texts: Airport sushi / Dick Fain

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2022 40:42

    Yesterday, Ian, along with Aaron Levine and Curtis Crabtree, chatted with KJ Wright shortly after the official announcement of his retirement. In case you missed it, we replay it today. Texts at 49451 weigh in with thoughts on the Pac-12, plus thoughts on airport sushi. Is it the riskiest form of sushi restaurant? These are the questions that matter. Lastly, Dick Fain joins Ian from the air conditioned KJR studio to preview a big afternoon show.

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