We lost an NBA icon today with passing of former 76ers center Darryl Dawkins (RIP Chocolate Thunder), Doug & Mark reminisce about Dawkins’ famous dunks and his awesome personality. Mark got a chance to speak with Seahawks linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis yesterday at the VMAC and they discussed playing at the CLink for the first time, the upcoming preseason game and more. We follow that up with Mark’s interview with new Hawks cornerback Cary Williams and the guys talk about Cary playing against WWU in college, being a member of the Legion of Boom and more. The Big, Old, Dumb Game of the Day.
Doug tells us 3 is a magic number with three headlines today… the M’s play the A’s tonight and White Rock resident Chuck Booth will be there as part of his season-long tour of seeing an MLB game every day and hitting every stadium. Chuck joins us to tell us about his travels across Major League Baseball. Former Husky & now USC coach Steve Sarkisian publically apologized for his alcohol-fueled antics over the weekend (Don’t mix meds & alcohol kids!). Madden 16 was released today and Doug gets us up to date on the latest with the popular video game. Seattle Seahawks safety Dion Bailey comes on to discuss fall camp, potentially starting at strong safety, his Madden rating and more. The Big Old Dumb Game of the Day.
Former Seahawk beat writer for TNT & current San Diego Charger beat writer for ESPN.com Eric Williams joins the show to discuss the Seahawks-Chargers preseason game this weekend, the state of the Chargers, breakout players and more. Trivia Tuesday courtesy of sponsor Westside Pizza. Another round of Good Question! Topics include: Bologna, fall and favorite movies.
Sporting News “O” the Day.
Would you’d rather watch preseason Seahawk football of Mariner regular season action, Ryan Divish talk Fernando Rodney and Hisashi Iwakuma, and The Big Old Dumb Game of the Day
Seen…Heard…Said, Art Thiel come on to talk about the state of the Seahawks, and Coach Pete Carroll spoke to the media after practice today.
We check out the day in sports with Sporting News “O” the Day.
Doug is solo again today and wastes no time getting into a current hot topic: The Snohomish Little League softball team controversy. Doug asks the audience, what’s the mission or purpose of the youth sports. The Everett Herald’s David Krueger has wrote about the Snohomish LL team and he joins the show to talk about it. We take your calls and texts on the purpose of youth sports and we get A LOT of different answers. The Big, Old, Dumb Game of the Day.
Gregg Bell of the News Tribune of Tacoma joins the show to preview the Seahawks/Kansas City Chiefts preseason game tomorrow. The guys also discuss Kam Chancellor’s holdout, Richard Sherman’s comments about Deflategate and Seattle’s struggling offensive line. Sigmund Bloom from FootballGuys.com comes on for his first visit the season to preview the upcoming fantasy football season. Who is the top overall pick this year? Who doesn’t he like for the 2015 season? How will Jimmy Graham do in the Seahawks offense? WWU AD Steve Card joins Doug to talk about WWU hoops playing at Whatcom CC/Skagit CC and his new role with the NCAA.
BleacherReport.com’s Zach Rymer joins Doug to talk about the Mariners and Major League Baseball. Which M’s have the most to gain in the final part of the season? How would Kenny Williams (potentially) fit as a GM in Seattle?