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John Clayton

John Clayton, "The Professor," covers the biggest stories in Seattle sports each weekday 10am to noon on 710 ESPN Seattle.
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May 31, 2017

Dave Wyman comes on the show to talk Seahawks, OTA's, and Gil Brandt's team rankings with John Clayton. During text questions John is asked, "Has there been a better safety duo in the history of the NFL than Earl Thomas and Cam Chancellor?" The Groz comes on to talk Mariners road trip success, what to expect from the current home-stand, and that Paxton needs to be an ace for the M's to compete with the Professor.

May 31, 2017

John Clayton makes a major announcement about ESPN at the top of the hour. John and Gee discuss today's Top 5- the Mariners get their 3rd win a row against the Rockies, Earl Thomas was present at the Seahawks OTA's yesterday, Pat Kirwin doesn't believe that Carroll will sign Kaepernick, the Seattle City Council approves a 10 year lease extension for Key Arena, and Derek Carr sets a deadline for his contract extension. They take calls and talk about the Gil Brandt article. During Behind the Lines Gee and John go around the league and talk about the other teams.

May 30, 2017

Nathan Bishop, a writer from Baseball Prospectus, joins John Clayton on the show to talk brawls, teams around in the league, and trade options for the Mariners. During text questions John is asked, "Is there a real chance Colin Kaepernick lands in Seattle?" The Groz and John talk about the Bryce Harper brawl, historical baseball brawls, and how brawls stack-up around sports.

May 30, 2017

John and Gee discuss today's Top 5- Seahawks OTA's start today a week later than most, Mariners edge the Rockies for a 6-5 win, Michael Bennett makes the NFL top 100 ranking at #46, and Bryce Harper and Hunter Strickland went at it on the baseball field after Strickland plucked Harper. Gee and John listen to what Doug Baldwin said earlier on Brock and Salk. During Behind the Lines, they talk about the Seahawks OTA's.

May 29, 2017

In the 5 biggest stories of the day John and Gee discuss the Mariners road trip, Seahawks OTA's, Spike Lee posting that Kaepernick had signed with the Seahawks, Tiger Woods DUI arrest, and the Cavs being underdogs in the NBA finals. Then, John McGrath of the News Tribune joins the show to talk Seahawks team chemistry, and the difficult task the Mariners have in facing the NL leading Rockies. Gee and John wrap up the hour with Behind the Lines, discussing Gee's experience with Red Bryant and Brandon Mebane over the weekend.

May 26, 2017

Brian Baldinger, NFL Network analyst and former player,  comes on the show to chat with John Clayton about improved teams around the league, the passing of Cortez Kennedy, and the Seahawks. During text questions John is asked, "If you were to play football what position would you play?" At the end of the show the Groz comes on to talk Seahawks and the Seth Wickersham article.

May 26, 2017

Gee and John go over today's Top 5 - the Seahawks article sharing stories questioning team chemistry by Seth Wickersham, Mariners end their five game losing streak, Kaepernick reportedly wants to be a Seahawk, Malik McDowell officially signs with the Seahawks, and the Cav's advance to the NBA Finals to face the Golden State Warriors. Gee and the Professor take calls on the Wickersham story. Gee shares his Seahawks insight with John and the listeners.

May 24, 2017

Dave Wyman joins the show to talk with John Clayton about Cortez Kennedy and what it was like playing along side the Hall-of-famer. During text questions John is asked, "If you were brought into talk to the Mariners, what would you say?" At the end of the hour, the Groz talks Mariners, their injuries, and whether or not the division is out of reach.

May 24, 2017

Gee and John discuss today's Top 5 - they listen to Sam Adams talk about Cortez Kennedy's passing, Colin Kaepernick is in Seattle working out with the Seahawks along side another quarterback, Mariners start their road trip poorly, NFL owner's discuss rules and roster changes, and Cav's vault themselves into the Finals off a 42 point Kyrie Irving performance. Mike Sando join's the Professor to speak on his recent Kaepernick article.

May 24, 2017

John Clayton talks with Mike Sando on his article, "How NFL coaches, GM's have defined Colin Kaepernick."

May 23, 2017

Sheil Kapadia joins John Clayton to talk about the passing of Cortez Kennedy, Seahawks draft picks, and what it could mean for the Seahawks if they were to sign Colin Kaepernick. Later in the show, Sam Adams, a teammate of Cortez Kennedy comes on the show to share memories with JC and Gee. The Groz finished up the show sharing his stories of Cortez Kennedy.

May 23, 2017

Gee and John discuss today's Top 5- Matt Calkins apologizes about the Michael Bennett story, Cliff Avril places #56 on the NFL top 100, the Mariners are on the road again but Cano is back, new NFL OT is expected to pass today at the spring meeting in Chicago, and the Warriors sweep the Spurs and are headed to the NBA Finals again. Unfortunately there was some bad news regarding Cortez Kennedy's death today, Gee and John talk about his career, his generosity, and his attitude off the field.

May 23, 2017

Sam Adams, a former teammate of Cortez Kennedy, joins the show to share memories about Cortez Kennedy.

May 22, 2017

Rick Rizzs, the voice of the Mariners joins John to discuss the latest Mariners injuries, what has been going on in the bull pen, and the upcoming road series. During text questions John is asked, "Did you get good grades in high school?" At the end of the hour, the Groz joins the show to talk about the NBA playoffs, and the Celtics beating the Cav's without Isaiah Thomas.

May 22, 2017

Gee and John discuss today's Top 5- Michael Bennett is boycotting the Seattle Times, the Mariners struggled against the White Sox, the Celtics got their first playoff win without Isaiah Thomas, Nevada is planning to offer mobile betting at Raiders stadium, and Roger Goodell and the owners are expected to review changes to the policy regarding on-field player celebrations. Geoff Schwartz from SB nation joins the professor to discuss concussions. During Behind the Lines, Gee talks about Michael Bennett's recent auction, and the rookies.

May 22, 2017

Geoff Schwartz from SB nation talks about his recent article regarding concussions with the Professor. They also discuss Tom Brady, and the improvement of helmets.

May 19, 2017

The Professor sits down with Seahawks DE Cliff Avril. They talk about Cliff's charity work, what he thinks about the rookie class coming in and John asks him how Richard Sherman is doing?  John and Gee answer your text questions.  John welcomes in the Man of the Hour and they talk about what is going on with the stadiums down in Los Angeles.

May 19, 2017

Top 5 Stories Of The Day: M's win again in dramatic fashion 5-4, Michael Bennett responded to Stephen A. Smith, Raiders Vegas lease update as well as an update on the stadium plans for the Chargers and Rams, Jerry Dipoto gives an update on Paxton and Haniger on the Danny, Dave, and Moore, and Ryan Fitzpatrick has a new team. The Professor talks with M's Starting Pitcher Yovani Gallardo and then he goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott.

May 18, 2017

Shannon Drayer joins the show to give everyone an update on the Mariners, their injuries, what is going on with Paxton, Haniger, the rehabilitation process, hitting, and batting averages. During text questions, "If you could heal one injured Mariner who would it be?" The Groz joins John to discuss the NBA playoffs, and the Cav's vs. the Celtics.

May 18, 2017

Gee and John discuss today's Top 5- Mariners take the series against the A's, Mike Tyson signs with the Seahawks, the Cav's dominated the Celtics last night with a 117-104 win, the NFL is expected to change the rules with injury reserves and changing OT, and Alex Smith's 1 year deal with the Chiefs. Warren Moon joins the show to discuss the Rams new stadium and treatment of QB's.

May 18, 2017

Warren Moon joins the show to discuss the Rams new stadium setback, his views on the Seahawks, and Shaquill Griffin.

May 17, 2017

Dave Wyman joins the show to talk about the Seahawks. John and Gee answer your questions, then the Groz joins the show for the final thoughts.

May 17, 2017

Top Five Stories of the Day: Michael Bennett says that Kaepernick would be a perfect fit in Seattle, Celtics win the Lottery, and most mock drafts have them choosing Markelle Fultz from Washington with the first overall pick. Giselle Bundchen says that Tom Brady played with a concussion last year. John interviews Nathan Bishop of Baseball Prospectus. Next, John goes behind the lines with Gee Scott.

May 16, 2017

Bob Rondeau, the longtime voice of the Huskies joins the show to share his insights regarding, Chris Peterson, Lorenzo Romar leaving, his own retirement, what he has been seeing at spring practices, the Huskies football upcoming season, and the recent players that were drafted. During text questions, "Who will be the most improved Seahawk?" The Groz joins the show to talk about the Mariners, closing pitchers, and starters converting to closers.

May 16, 2017

John and Gee discuss today's Top 5- Mariners end a 4 game losing streak with a win over the A's, the Celtics win 115-105 to take the Wizards out of the playoffs, it is a very strong possibility that Colin Kaepernick will be a Seattle Seahawk this upcoming season, Eddie Lacy lost weight and gained 55k, and Beth Mowin will be the first woman to call a nationally televised NFL game this upcoming season. Michael Bennett joins the show to discuss his trip to Haiti, Kaepernick being in the Seahawks locker room, and his off season. On Behind the Lines, Gee and John discuss Michael Bennett's interview.

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