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Larry King

Monday, April 8, 201304/08/2013

My attempt to be the King of Sports

With so much going on in the world of sports right now, I have to blog today in Larry King USA Today style.

WP-Hostess

Friday, November 16, 201211/16/2012

Hostess brands to go out of business

The Zone is grabbing all the Hostess products we can find before they’re gone!

Ichiro

Tuesday, July 24, 201207/24/2012

1, 2, 3 strikes you’re out: A numerical goodybe to Ichiro

Ichiro is now a New York Yankee and I couldn’t be happier, but I can say now that he is a Bronx Bomber it’s time to look at the real Ichiro numbers to put the trade in perspective.

Facebook

Friday, January 6, 201201/06/2012

Social media response to an age old question

I get this question a lot from people when they find out what I do for a living. Do you agree with my response?

Joe Paterno

Wednesday, November 9, 201111/09/2011

Scandal in Happy Valley shines a light on job requirements

I got out of news because of stories like the Penn State sexual abuse scandal.

LeBron James

Thursday, May 12, 201105/12/2011

Apparently it’s over and I’m sorry

Based on the celebration by LeBron James after the Heat downed the Boston Celtics last night, the season ended! Right?

Podcasts

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The Zone 7/30/2015 – Part 1

Before we get today’s Mariners news there is a random gourd in the studio. Weird. The M’s have announced they have traded Dustin Ackley to the New York Yankees for a pair of minor leaguers. Zach Rymer from BleacherReport.com joins to talk about the Ackley trade, what other Mariners could be traded and other potential trades around the MLB. Greg Bishop from Sports Illustrated wrote this week’s cover story about coach Pete Carroll and the Seahawks bouncing back from the Super Bowl 49 loss. The boys and Greg also discuss Russell Wilson’s contract situation, is Pete really genuine and omelets… yes, omelets. The Big, Old, Dumb Game of the Day.

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The Zone 7/28/2015 – Part 1

Doug is sick today so Mark is solo. Plenty of NFL headlines today with Tom Brady’s suspension being upheld, Le’Veon Bell’s suspension being reduced and Russell Wilson contract negotiations have been on-going. We hear from a few ESPN analysts on the implications from all of today’s news. Gregg Bell from the News Tribune of Tacoma joins us and he has some optimistic words for Seahawk fans regarding Russell Wilson and his contract situation. Mark & Gregg also discuss the beginning of training camp, which begins Friday. The Big Old Dumb Game of the Day.

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The Zone 7/28/2015 – Part 2

Former Vancouver Canuck Garth Butcher wants fans to know about a fundraiser for a good cause and he tells us all about it. The Canucks themselves are also a topic, does Garth have faith in the front office? Is Willie Desjardins the right guy for the job? It’s another Trivia Tuesday with prizes on the line from Westside Pizza. The KPUG staff gathers again for another round of Good Question. Questions include farm animals, movies and the KPUG staff’s future.

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The Zone 7/28/2015 – Part 3

Sporting News ‘O’ the Day.

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The Zone 7/27/2015 – Hour 1

We hear from the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class, Doug went to his 30-year high school reunion, C.J. Nitkowski loos ahead to the MLB trade deadline, and The Big Old Dumb Game of the Day