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John Clayton, "The Professor," covers the biggest stories in Seattle sports each weekday 10am to noon on 710 ESPN Seattle.
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Now displaying: January, 2018
Jan 31, 2018

Former Philadelphia Eagle WR, Vince Papale, joins John Clayton to discuss his time in Philly and his new book about his journey. Then former Cougs Husain Abdullah and Ryan Leaf talk about their giving back to their communities and getting more involved with Washington State Football. 

Jan 31, 2018

Kirk Cousins is officially a free agent, and Alex Smith has been traded to Washington. All the details are covered in the Top Five with John Clayton. You might know his story via the movie Jerry McGuire; long- time sports agent Leigh Steinberg joins The Professor live from Media Row in Minnesota. 

Jan 30, 2018

Former Green Bay Packer TE, Jermichael Finley, joins John Clayton live at Radio Row in Minnesota to talk about how he changed contracts in the NFL for tightends. Then The Professor answers your text questions! 

Jan 30, 2018

Is there someone the Seahawks could bring in that could compete with Russell Wilson at the quarterback position? And a trade in the NBA made headlines over the Super Bowl! It's all cover in the Top Five biggest stories of the day. Then The Professor's former boss, Chad Millman, discusses why he believes gambling in the sports industry should be legal. 

Jan 29, 2018

Ross Tucker joins John Clayton live from Radio Row in Minnesota. Then your text questions are answered by The Professor, and former NFL wide receiver, Eddie Royal, closes out the show sharing some excitement about former teammates playing in the Super Bowl! 

Jan 29, 2018

John Clayton is live at Radio Row for the Super Bowl! Will Earl Thomas get a new deal with the Seahawks? And the Huskies dominant the Cougars in the hardwood Apple Cup 80-62. It's all covered in the Top Five stories of the day. Then Jen Mueller joins The Professor live from Minnesota.  And will Sheldon Richardson come back to the Seahawks with a franchise deal? It's discussed in Behind the Lines with Gee Scott. 

Jan 26, 2018

Matt Waldman , author of the Rookie Scouting Portfolio joins the Professor to break down what he's seen at the Senior Bowl this week. Then, we take your text questions, and the Groz and John ponder comments from Earl Thomas that could mean he's willing to hold out.

Jan 26, 2018

In the top 5, John and Gee discuss their thoughts from the Mariners pre-spring training event yesterday, the possibility that the XFL is returning, UW hosting WSU in men's basketball Sunday, Russell Westbrook thinking he was picked last for LeBron's all-star team, and Luke Falk pulling out of the Senior Bowl to attend Tyler Hilinski's funeral. Then, Jacob Bogage of the Washington Post joins us to discuss his story on the NFL catch rule, and Gee Scott takes us Behind the Lines following a cryptic Kam Chancellor instagram post.

Jan 25, 2018

Mariners center fielder Dee Gordon joins John Clayton and Gee Scott to begin the second hour of Thursday live from Safeco Field. Gordon discuss his transition to the outfield as well as discuss his unique journey to the big leagues. Also, new first baseman Ryon Healy sits down with the Professor as he preps for his first Spring Training with Seattle. John and Gee answer your texts and tweets. The Groz joins the show to wrap up Thursday.

Jan 25, 2018

John Clayton is live from Safeco Field for Thursday. John sits down with Mariners General Manager Jerry Dipoto and gets his thoughts on the team's offseason so far and why he thinks baseball's free agent market has come to a complete freeze. Mariners Manager Scott Servais joins The Professor also in the hour. In Behind the Lines, John and Gee Scott look at one of the biggest NFL Combine snubs in recent memory.

Jan 24, 2018

The Professor and Sean Salisbury talk Super Bowl and answer Four Downs of quarterback questions. Then, we take your text questions and the Groz stops by to discuss Edgar Martinez and why he deserves to get into the Hall of Fame today.

Jan 24, 2018

In the top 5, John and Gee discuss it being decision day for Edgar Martinez to get into the 2018 Hall of Fame, the Pac-12 Network announcing cuts and layoffs, WSU introducing their new AD Pat Chun, LeBron reaching 30,000 points, and the NFL ruling that concussion protocol was followed with Cam Newton's injury. Then, we talk with Tim Kurkjian about Edgar Martinez and his chances of getting into the Hall of Fame today and Gee and John discuss similar positions that rarely get into the HOF in football.

Jan 23, 2018

ESPN Seahawks reporter Brady Henderson joins the Professor to discuss the offense following the moves that mean a new offensive coordinator, offensive line coach and quarterbacks coach. Then, we take your text questions and the Groz and John discuss why the Pro Bowl doesn't work.

Jan 23, 2018

In the top 5, John and Gee discuss the Seahawks moving David Canales to quarterback's coach, Kris Richard becoming the Seahawks defensive pass game coordinator, the Cardinals hiring Steve Wilks as head coach, the Cavs calling out Kevin Love in a "fiery" team meeting, and other NFL head coaching hires. Then, we take your calls on whether you are more confident in the Seahawks after the coaching changes.

Jan 22, 2018

ESPN's Dan Graziano joins the professor to discuss the Nick Foles performance in the Eagles victory, the Patriots making it to their eighth Super Bowl with Belichick, and the new NFL coaching hires. Then, we take your text questions and the Groz stops by to discuss whether the Patriots are the greatest dynasty the NFL has seen.

Jan 22, 2018

In the top 5, John and Gee discuss the NFL championship games, the possibility that Jim Zorn becomes the Seahawks QB coach, Edgar Martinez awaiting the Hall of Fame vote Wednesday, UW Men's basketball beating Colorado 72-62, and Eagles fans losing their minds after the team's win yesterday. Then, they break down what they saw from the playoff teams yesterday that the Seahawks need to work towards and Gee Scott takes us Behind the Lines.

Jan 19, 2018

In the top 5 the Professor and Maura discuss the AFC and NFC championship match-ups, UW men's basketball's loss to Utah, Mel Kiper Jr.'s mock draft, Darrell Bevell interviewing with the Falcons, and Leonard Fournette getting rear ended by a Steeler's fan. Then, Brian Billick joins John to talk playoff football and we go Behind the Lines with Marcel Reece.

Jan 19, 2018

MMQB's Peter King joins the Professor to discuss the fact that Case Keenum, Nick Foles, and Blake Bortles are in the playoffs, his thoughts on why the playoff teams showcase good drafting, and Darrell Bevell's release. Then, we take your text questions and Bob Stelton is not buying the hype surrounding Tom Brady's hand injury.

Jan 19, 2018

BONUS EPISODE - After the tragic suicide of WSU QB Tyler Hilinski, we at 710 ESPN Seattle spent the day processing the devastating news by sharing our own stories of hope & struggle with depression and suicide. We've compiled these conversations into this special podcast in hopes that you might find comfort in hearing others' stories.

If you or someone you love is struggling with thoughts of depression and suicide, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Help is always waiting. Call the Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255 or visit crisisclinic.org.

This compilation features conversations from Brock & Salk, Gee Scott, Bob Groz & Tom, and Danny Dave & Moore.

Jan 18, 2018

Shannon Drayer joins the Professor to discuss the MLB's surprisingly quiet off season, and whether the Mariners will make any more moves. Then, we take your text questions and Bob Stelton and John discuss the differences they expect on the Seahawks offense with Brian Schottenheimer.

Jan 18, 2018

In the top 5, John and Gee discuss the release of UW football's schedule for next season, UW men's basketball's road trip to Utah and Colorado, an update on the Arizona Cardinals head coaching search, Tom Brady injures his hand in practice, and John Gruden predicted Case Keenum's success in his QB camp. Then, the Professor and John discuss more changes we could see from the Seahawks and Gee Scott takes us Behind the Lines.

Jan 17, 2018

Dave Wyman joins Gee Scott to discuss his thoughts on the Seahawks hiring Ken Norton Jr., Brian Schottenheimer, and Mike Solari and what it's like for a player working with a new coach. Then, we take your calls on the new coaches and Bob Stelton joins the show.

Jan 17, 2018

We welcome the Professor back today and he explains his absence for the last week. John and Gee discuss the tragic death of WSU quarterback Tyler Hilinski, the Seahawks officially announcing their new coaching hires, and Jimmy Lake being promoted to defensive coordinator at UW. Then, the professor gives his take on the Seahawks coaching additions and Gee Scott takes us behind the Lines of the depression that athletes can face and not feel comfortable voicing.

Jan 16, 2018

Brandon Mebane joins Gee to talk about Ken Norton Jr's return, his favorite memory from Super Bowl 48 and his famous belly roll. Then, we take your text questions and Bob Stelton and Gee discuss the Seahawks coaching additions and the drama after the Rockets Clippers game last night.

Jan 16, 2018

In the top 5, Gee discusses Ken Norton Jr's return as the Seahawks defensive coordinator, Mike Solari also returning to the Seahawks as the new offensive coordinator, Cliff Avril telling NFL network that he believes he will play again, Rockets players confronting the Clippers in their locker room post-game, and Bryce Love choosing to stay for his senior year at Stanford. Then, former Seahawks guard Rob Sims joins Gee and explains why he is so confident in Mike Solari. Plus, Gee Scott takes us Behind the Lines.

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