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

Friday, March 23, 2018

March 23, 2018 - Hour 1

Seahawks sign Tom Johnson and resign Marcus Smith to their roster. And Gonzaga lost in the Sweet 16 to Florida State in the NCAA Tournament. The Professor covers those stories and more in the Top Five. Then are the Seahawks starting to place more weight on the shoulders of Russell Wilson? John Clayton will tell you in Under Further Review. 

March 23, 2018 - Hour 2

New Seahawks Offensive Lineman, DJ Fluker, joins John Clayton live on the Venue Kings Hotline. Then your text questions are answered, and The Groz talks about the greatness of the underdog teams in the NCAA Tournament. 

Thursday, March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018 - Hour 2

Dave Wyman joins the show to talk about the transition of strength from defense to offense on this Seahawks team. Then The Professor grades some podcast hot takes from NFL players in The Report Card. We answer your text questions. To close the hour The Groz stops by to discuss the recent Mariners bullpen news. 

March 22. 2018 - Hour 1

The Seahawks resign Mike Davis and appear to be out of the running in signing Ndamukong Suh. The New York Giants trade Jason Pierre Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, all that and more is discussed in the Top Five. Then Greg Johns joins the Professor to discuss Mariners pitching, which includes who could be the opening day starter and David Phelps surgery.  

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

49ers GM John Lynch on signing Richard Sherman

San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch joins John Clayton to discuss signing ex-Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman.

March 21, 2018 - Hour 1

More transactions have been made around the VMAC. D.J. Fluker has signed a one year deal with the Seahawks, and fan favorite, Luke Willson has signed a one year deal with Detroit. John Clayton covers those moves in the Top Five. And San Francisco 49ers GM John Lynch joins The Professor to discuss Richard Sherman and the free agency moves in the Bay Area. 

March 21, 2018 - Hour 2

John Clayton goes behind the lines on the Seahawks recent aqusisition of D.J. Fluker. Then it's time for LeBron James to get a grade in The Report Card. And The Groz and The Professor discuss the official revised catch rule in the NFL. 

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

March 20, 2018 - Hour 1

The Seahawks picked up Justin Britt's $5 million option keeping the Center under contract until 2020. The Huskies rallied late but could not get the win against St. Mary's last night losing 85-81 in the NIT. The Professor goes over all that and much more in the Top Five. Kevin Seifert joins John Clayton live via the Venue Kings hotline to discuss the "new" catch rule in the NFL.

March 20, 2018 - Hour 2

Sean Salisbury joins The Professor via the Venue Kings Hotline, for some NFL talk in Four Downs. Then we answer some of your text questions, and The Groz stops by to discuss the new catch rule.

Monday, March 19, 2018

March 19, 2018 - Hour 1

Seahawks sign Jaron Brown and Maurice Alexander over the weekend and the NCAA Tournament has been complete madness. The Professor goes over the details in the Top Five. And Shannon Drayer joins John Clayton live from Peoria to discuss the who the opening day starter could be for the Mariners. 

March 19, 2018 - Hour 2

Danny Kelly, the The Ringer, joins John Clayton on the Venue Kings Hotline. And while The Professor is in his hometown, he received an honor over the weekend in which play into your text questions being answered. Then Groz stops by to break down the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. 

Friday, March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018 - Hour 1

Gee Scott is in for The Professor. Jason La Canforta has reported that the Seahawks are still in discussion with multiple teams regarding a trade for Earl Thomas III. What's the likelihood Thomas will stay in Seattle? It's discusses in the Top Five! Then former UW standout and current Jacksonville TE, Austin Sefarian-Jenkins joins Gee via the Venue Kings Hotline. 

March 16, 2018 - Hour 2

Gee Scott, filling in for John Clayton, is joined by Seahawk fan extraordinaire Mina Kimes from ESPN. Then Gee grades some of the Seahawk moves in free agency in The Report Card. And the Bob Stelton joins Gee to discuss the future of Earl Thomas on this Seattle roster. 

Thursday, March 15, 2018

March 15, 2018 - Hour 1

Lots going on in the Top Five! Seahawks news and rumors, who could be the next player the Hawks sign in free agency? Also more Mariners injuries with Ichiro and Jean Segura both leaving the game early last night with muscle issues. UW wins a close game against Boise State last night and quarterback AJ McCarron gets starting position with the Buffalo Bills. Later from Yahoo Sports, Jordan Schultz joins the Professor to discuss the possibility of Ndamukong Suh coming to the Hawks.

March 15, 2018 - Hour 2

Bob Condotta from the Seattle Times joins the professor to discuss the Seahawks and the status of Sheldon Richardson. Then your text questions are answered and The Groz discuss a little March Madness with The Professor.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March 14, 2018 - Hour 1

NFL Free Agency day is upon us! The Professor breaks down all the new moves around the NFL in the Top Five. And Dave Wyman discusses with John Clayton about who the Seahawks might sign first in free agency. 

March 14, 2018 - Hour 2

Alex Marvez, from SiriusXM, joins John Clayton to discuss the big free agency moves around the NFL. Then your text questions are answered and The Groz discusses with The Professor about the early start to free agency moves. 

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018 - Hour 1

The Seahawks re-sign Bradley McDougald, the Mariners suffer another injury, Case Keenum is reportedly signing with the Broncos and Kirk Cousins is signing with the Vikings; that and other NFL signings are discussed in the Top Five! In Under Further Review, Duane Brown thinks the Seahawks are shifting to more more offensive to even things out and this trend will continue.

March 13, 2018 - Hour 2

Matt Maicco from NBCS in the Bay Area talks to the Professor about Richard Sherman's move to the 49ers. In the Report Card, John discusses more on Free Agency in the NFL and Tom Brady's Beer chugging abilities. Then your Text Questions are answered and The Groz joins in to discuss what the Seahawks might look like in the future.

Monday, March 12, 2018

March 12, 2018 - Hour 1

Richard Sherman has officially signed with the 49ers for a three year deal. The professor covers the details of the deal in the Top Five. Then quite a few notable free agents have been visiting the Seahawks the past few days. With all the change on this Seahawks team, could it actually get better?