Itâ€™s the Thursday before the 4th of Julyâ€¦ Uncle Doug & Uncle Mark are pleading, please be safe! After Englandâ€™s disappointing loss in the Womenâ€™s World Cup and other disappointing Wimbledon losses, Doug laments that the holiday weekend wonâ€™t have more of a US vs. England â€śfeelâ€ť. Oh yeah, the Mâ€™s and Aâ€™s start a four-game series tonight! 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? The Big Old Dumb Game of the Day.
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 knew this day would eventually come. CBSSports.comâ€™s Sean Wagner-McGough joins The Zone to preview the Womenâ€™s World Cup title match. 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? Former WWU menâ€™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.
We recap today’s top headlines in Sporting News “O” the Day.
Russell Wilson did an ESPN interview yesterday and of course his contract situation was mentionedâ€¦ Did Russell reveal anything? How is his relationship with the Hawks? Terry Blount from ESPN.com joins us to talk about it. We take calls and texts on the Russell Wilson situation and (somewhat) surprisingly fans seem split on siding with the Russ or the Hawks. The Big, Old, Dumb Game of the Day.
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 Stateâ€™s plans for free agency? Gregg Bell from The News Tribune of Tacoma comes on to talk more Russell and Hawks. Who does Gregg think will â€śblinkâ€ť first in the negotiations? Trivia Tuesday brought to you by our sponsor Westside Pizza.
We recap the day that was in sports with Sporting News â€śOâ€ť the Day.
Times are still tough for the Mariners after losing 2 out of 3 in Geoff Baker is the originator of the Ichiro back to Seattle idea and he joins us to tell us why he likes it, and The Big Old Dumb Game of the Day
Seen…Heard…Said, Joe Yerdon re-caps the NHL Draft and clarifies where we find the Vancouver Canucks now, and Gary Hatch tells us about tonight retirement ceremony.
We check out the day in sports with Sporting News “O” the Day
Get ready for HOT weekend! Doug reminds us 3 is a magic number and tells us about the top three sports stories of the day. Kevin Pelton, ESPN NBA Insider, joins us to talk about last night’s NBA Draft. What did he think of Lakers taking D’Angelo Russell? Who won and lost the draft? Will Eastern’s Tyler Harvey stick around in the NBA? The Big Old Dumb Game of the Day.