Dave 'Softy' Mahler and Dick Fain

Dave 'Softy' Mahler and Dick Fain

Full Hours from the Dave 'Softy' Mahler and Dick Fain show, which airs every day from 3pm-6:30pm on 950 KJR in Seattle.... Show More

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In the first hour, Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain discuss the news regarding college sports resuming sometime later this year, Drew Brees' comments regarding disrespecting the flag and Colin Kaepernick's kneeling four years ago, and listen to Russell Wilson's press conference comments from earlier today.
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In the second hour, Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain give their home assignment of the day focusing on the 2009 Washington Huskies Softball NCAA Championship win, then Petros Papadakis and Softy have their weekly visit before we read texts from listeners throughout the day.
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In the third hour, Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain debate which spot is more boring, baseball or soccer, then Sounders FC General Manager and President of Soccer Garth Lagerwey joins the show for an interview before the guys discuss more response to Drew Brees' comments about disrespecting the American flag.
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The NFL says teams must have their training camps at their home facilities and scrapped any joint practices this summer. Softy and Dick revisit their conversation with Lorenzo Romar from Monday and discuss his comments amid current events.
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The sports classics assignment for the night is the Sonics clinching the 1979 NBA title. Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News joins Softy and Dick to discuss a wide range of topics regarding college football's response to the events of the last week, the plans to get the football season played this fall and more. And textamonials.
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Softy and Dick update the current status of MLS landscape. Jerry Brewer of the Washington Post joins the show to discuss his thoughts on the events of the last 10 days across the country and where the world is at the moment. Also, some thoughts on Jimmy Lake taking over as Washington head coach, Colin Kaepernick revisited and the sports landscape, including the standoff in MLB. Also, it appears as though Jadeveon Clowney's mark...
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Softy and Dick give their thoughts on the spectrum of events of the last week given the protests to the killing of George Floyd across the country. Former KUBE host Eddie Francis and former Seahawks defensive end Bryce Fisher both join to give their thoughts on the current circumstances and where we're at collectively.
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Softy and Dick discuss the continued battle of proposals between MLB and its players over the finances and circumstances of the 2020 season. Former Sonics assistant and current Detroit Pistons head coach Duane Casey joins Softy and Dick to discuss the events of the last week and the response across the country of people seeking justice for the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. And textamonials.
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Softy and Dick address the comments from Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner. Former University of Washington and current Pepperdine head basketball coach Lorenzo Romar joins Softy and Dick to discuss his experiences watching the events of the last week across the country and where things may be headed from here. Revisiting the actions of Colin Kaepernick given the last week of unrest and hurt.
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Softy and Dick plays several extended clips from Jason Puckett's lengthy interview with former Sonics Gary Payton and Shawn Kemp. Puckett then joins the show to discuss the interview with Payton and Kemp and how it ended up becoming this long look back at their time together with the Sonics.
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Today's sports classics assignment is the 2018 Semifinals Game 5 between the Seattle Storm and Phoenix Mercury. Fun with Audio featuring Russell Wilson, Pete Carroll and several Last Dance pieces. And textamonials.
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Former SI soccer writer and host of the Futbol with Grant Wahl podcast, Grant Wahl joins Softy and Dick to talk about soccer returning to action in Europe and what the MLS and NWSL are attempting to do to continue their seasons here in the states. Bill Weise of Silver Could Stadium and Jimmy's on First joins Softy and Dick to discuss their continued offerings as hotels remain open and how they've adapted to continue to serv...
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Softy and Dick dive into the expected battle for the Huskies at quarterback between Jacob Sirmon, Dylan Morris and Ethan Garbers. MLB, NHL and NBA are all trying to find ways to get back to play here soon. Which sport are you hoping can get back playing first?
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The Sports Classics assignment for the night is the terrific game six of the 2011 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers. Former Sonics head coach George Karl joins Softy and Dick to share stories about the Sonics past, including Shawn Kemp. Also, thoughts on if the NBA may be more open to expansion and their plans around restarting for the playoffs.
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Mike Garafolo provided an update on Jadeveon Clowney's situation on Puck and Slick's show today and Softy and Dick replay the comments and react to Clowney's continued free agency. Washington Huskies play-by-play voice Tony Castricone joins Softy and Dick to discuss the many things being discussed about college sports trying to figuring out a path back this fall. Also, thoughts on the Husky football team and where the b...
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Are the chances of an expansion Sonics team increased because of the pandemic and NBA owners looking for an infusion of money? Washington head basketball coach Mike Hopkins joins Softy and Dick to discuss the transfers of Cole Bajema and Erik Stevenson to UW and the team's outlook for next season.
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The Sports Classics assignment for the night is the 1983 AFC playoff victory for the Seahawks over the Miami Dolphins. Petros Papadakis joins Softy to discuss the passing of Los Angeles are college football writer Chris Dufresne and his impact on sports in L.A. Also, the issues baseball is experiencing with the financial tug-of-war between owners and players.
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The Match was highly successful while Lance Armstrong's documentary debut was a dud in comparison to The Last Dance. KING 5's Chris Daniels joins Softy and Dick to discuss the chances of the pandemic leading NBA teams to consider expansion more seriously. Also, an update on how NHL Seattle has been affected with a team name announcement and more. UW baseball pitcher Jack Enger joins to discuss his outlook as the MLB Draft a...
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Dick Fain and Hugh Millen discuss the golf match from the weekend between Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning, and Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady. The Seahawks have added Carlos Hyde and Hugh gives his thoughts on the signing. Also, a discussion of if the Seahawks are a better team now.
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The Sports Classics assignment for the night is the 2010 U.S. win over Algeria in the World Cup. A discussion of the UW quarterback position. Jon Wilner of the San Jose Mercury News joins Dick Fain and Hugh Millen to discuss efforts to get sports back going across the country and how various college athletic programs are looking ahead to trying to get athletes back on track.
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