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Zach Rymer – BleacherReport.com

Zach Rymer from BleacherReport.com joins us to talk Mariners and Major League Baseball. Can we start getting up our hopes up with the Mariners? Although the trade deadline is weeks away, is there anyone potentially available to help Seattle? Can the Mariners continue their winning ways against the Athletics this weekend?

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Sean Wagner-McGough – CBSSports.com soccer writer

CBSSports.com’s Sean Wagner-McGough joins The Zone to preview the Women’s World Cup title match between the United States and Japan. Can the U.S. keep up their stifling defense against Japan? How has Japan looked this World Cup? Who is going to win on Sunday?

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Dan VanderKooi – New LC baseball coach

A familiar face is the new head baseball coach at Lynden Christian: Dan VanderKooi. He comes on to talk about the hiring process and how he knew this day would eventually come.

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Nick Schmidt – New SPSCC AD

Former WWU men’s hoops Director of Basketball Operations Nick Schmidt is new athletic director at South Puget Sound Community College and he comes on to tell us all about it.

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Callers and texts sound off on Russell Wilson & the Seahawks

We take calls and texts on the Russell Wilson situation and (somewhat) surprisingly fans seem split on siding with the Russ or the Hawks.

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Steve Kyler – BasketballInsiders.com

Steve Kyler from BasketballInsiders.com joins us to look ahead to the start of NBA free agency. Who is the first big name to sign? Portland is looking to replace LaMarcus Aldridge but who will it be? What are NBA champion Golden State’s plans for free agency?

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Terry Blount – ESPN.com

Russell Wilson did an ESPN interview yesterday and of course his contract situation was mentioned… Did Russell reveal anything? How is his relationship with the Hawks? Terry Blount from ESPN.com joins us to talk about it.

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Gregg Bell – The News Tribune of Tacoma

Gregg Bell from The News Tribune of Tacoma comes on to talk more Russell and Hawks. Who does Gregg think will “blink” first in the negotiations?

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Geoff Baker – Seattle Times

Geoff Baker from the Seattle Times is the originator of the Ichiro back to Seattle idea and he joins us to tell us why he likes it.

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Joe Yerdon – NHL.com

Joe Yerdon from NHL.com re-caps the NHL Draft and clarifies where we find the Vancouver Canucks now.

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