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John Clayton, "The Professor," covers the biggest stories in Seattle sports each weekday 10am to noon on 710 ESPN Seattle.

Monday, August 20, 2018

August 20, 2018 - Hour 1

The Seahawks lost the second pre-season game 24-14 to the Chargers and the Mariners fall to the Dodgers winning one out of three game series. The Professor covers those stories and some news around the NFL in the Top Five. The Mariners are expected to make some roster moves before the series with Houston, Shannon Drayer joins the program to share some of the details. And John Clayton goes Behind The Lines with George Fant and David Moore. 

August 20, 2018 - Hour 2

In the Report Card, The Professor gives a grade on a new sponsor for the "once" Cactus Bowl. And Duane Brown joins the program live from the Venue Kings Hotline to discuss the continuity of the Seahawks OLine. 

Friday, August 17, 2018

August 17, 2018 - Hour 1

Seahawks Training Camp is officially over and the team heads to Los Angeles to face the Chargers in the second pre-season game. John Clayton covers that story and more in the Top Five stories of the day. And the Mariners begin a six game homestand tonight facing the Dodgers for a three game series. Mariners Insider, Shannon Drayer joins the program to preview the much anticipated series with The Professor. 

August 17, 2018 - Hour 2

Seahawks OLineman, Ethan Pocic, joins John Clayton to discuss his prep to face the Chargers and the on-going strength of the line. Then your text questions are answered. And The Professor and Maura get you ready for the Seattle vs. Los Angeles sports show-down this weekend. 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

August 15, 2018 - Hour 1

In the top 5, John discusses the James Paxton's early exit from the M's loss to the A's after being hit by a liner, the news that Rashaad Penny suffered a broken finger, Robinson Cano's return to the Mariners, Maryland University announcing that they take "moral and legal" responsibiltiy for the death of football player Jordan McNair, the latest from around the NFL. Then, we go Under Further Review of Russel Wilson's interview with Brock and Salk and Nathan Bishop joins the show to discuss the Mariners chances in the AL wild card race.

August 15, 2018 - Hour 2

The Professor grades Jalen Ramsey's attempt at quarterback analysis in the Report Card and we take your text questions. The show wraps early today for Mariners baseball.

August 16, 2018 - Hour 1

In the top 5, John discusses the M's extra innings win over the A's, Rashaad Penny's status post finger surgery, James Paxton being placed on the DL, the Seahawks signing Erik Walden, and the NFL pre-season ,match-ups tonight. Then, we go Under Further Review of the Seahawks defensive line, and Shannon Drayer joins the Professor to break down Dee Gordon's extra innings heroics.

August 16, 2018 - Hour 2

Sean Salisbury and the Professor go 4 downs of questions on the rookie QB's pre-season performances, Jalen Ramsey's strong opinions on many of the QB's around the league, how the new helmet targeting rule has been officiated, and what to think of the Browns after watching Hard Knocks. Then, we take your text questions and Bob Stelton stops by to discuss his Seahawks practice observations.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

August 14, 2018 - Hour 1

John runsdown the biggest sports stories of the day in the Top Five, and he discusses the Mariners playoff hopes and Robinson Cano's return with Mariners Insider Shannon Drayer.

August 14, 2018 - Hour 2

John discusses the changing faces on the Seahawks roster with Seahawks Defensive Line Coach Clint Hurtt, and he discusses last night's Mariners game with Bob Stelton.

Monday, August 13, 2018

August 13, 2018 - Hour 1

Top Five Stories of the Day: Mariners sweep the Astros in a 4 game series, Brooks Koepka wins the PGA Championship, and TIger Woods finishes second. Under Further Review: John reviews some of Brock's thoughts on Justin Coleman after his strong showing in the first preseason game. Shannon Drayer joins the show as she does every day to discuss the sweep. Then, the Professor goes Behind The Lines.

August 13, 2018 - Hour 2

The Professor sits down with David Moore to talk about his experience on the Seahawks so far, and the big hit he took during the preseason game last week. The Report Card: John gives his grade on the popular sports stories. Next, he takes your text questions before wrapping things up with Bob Stelton.

Friday, August 10, 2018

August 10, 2018 - Hour 1

John goes over the Top Five Stories of the Day, including the top stories from last night's preseason game between the Seahawks and the Colts. Under Further Review: John discusses some audio from Brock and Salk this morning, talks about Brock's comments. Then, Shannon Drayer joins the show as she does every day. Lastly, John sits down with Duane Brown and Chris Carson to get their thoughts on last night's preseason game.

August 10, 2018 - Hour 2

John is joined by Will Dissly and Tre Flowers to discuss their perspective of the game against the Colts. Then, during the Report Card, John grades the different sports stories in the news. John takes your questions, and finally is joined by Bob Stelton to finish the show.

Thursday, August 09, 2018

August 9, 2018 - Hour 1

Top 5 Stories of the day: The Professor discusses tonight's pre-season matchup between the Seahawks and the Colts. The Mariners have crashed and burned through the end of the season. John Clayton reviews Brock and Salk's thoughts on Will Dissly. Shannon Drayer joins the show to talk about the problems the Mariners are currently facing.

August 9, 2018 - Hour 2

John takes caller questions, then goes through his report card for the day. Then he takes your questions over the text line before being joined by Bob Stelton to get the final thoughts.

Tuesday, August 07, 2018

August 7, 2018 - Hour 1

The adjunct profrofessor, Curtis Rogers is filling in for John Clayton. In the Top 5,  the Mariners get the win over the Rangers in extra innings and Kam Chancellor announced that he plans to be around the team regularly. And why did Scott Servais take Wade LeBlanc after 82 pitches? Shannon Drayer joins the program to answer that question and more. 

August 8, 2018 - Hour 2

The interview we've all been waiting for is here! Seahwks RB Mike Davis joins Curtis Rogers at the VMAC. Then a WNBA team is forced to forefit a game due to travel hiccup that was out of their control, and the adjunct professor give his grade in The Report Card.

Seahawks RB Mike Davis with Curtis Rogers

Curtis Rogers sits down with Seahawks RB Mike Davis after practice at the VMAC. 

Monday, August 06, 2018

August 6, 2018 - Hour 1

The Professor is out and the TA, Curtis Rogers is filing in for John Clayton live from the VMAC. The Mariners avoid the sweep and the Seahawks had a practice game this past weekend. Curtis breaks down both of those games in the Top Five. Then Mariners Insider, Shannon Drayer, joins the program live from Texas to discuss the importance of this roadtrip.