John Clayton

John Clayton

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

Episodes

July 25, 2017 - Hour 2  

Bradford Doolittle joins John Clayton on the show to talk Mariners, Felix Hernandez and trades. During text questions John is asked: "Which rookie can have the biggest impact on their team?" The Groz comes on the show to talk more Mariners and discuss what it will take for the Mariners to keep winning and why they are so good on the road.

July 25, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners win opener against the Red Sox off the back of an amazing Paxton performance, M's involved in more trade rumors and Marco Gonzales makes first start, John Clayton ranks top 10 QB's heading in 2017, Derek Rose signs 1-year deal with the Cavs, NFL Notes: Andrew Luck and Malik Hooker will start season on PUP list. Steve Wyche of NFL Network joins the show to talk Cardinals and NFL News with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk Seahawks defensive players going into camp.

July 24, 2017 - Hour 2  

Shannon Drayer joins the show to talk with John Clayton about the Mariners and what fans should expect as we get closer to the trade deadline and begin the series with the Red Sox. During Text Questions John is asked: "Will Cooper Kupp lead all rookie receivers in receptions?" The Groz closes out the show talking with John about the Mariners and Phil Jackson.

July 24, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners lose 3 of 4 to the Yankees over the weekend as they are set to take on the Red Sox, Jordan Speith wins the British Open which makes three major wins before he turns 24, Richard Sherman speaks about his relationship with Russell Wilson, Kyrie Irving demands trade from the Cavs, NFL Notes: Antonio Brown says the Steelers need Le'Veon Bell. Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com joins the show to preview the 49ers with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk Seahawks impact defensive players going into camp.

July 21st, 2017 - Hour 2  

John Clayton talks to Cowboys reporter Todd Archer about the Cowboys chances of winning their division despite everything going on with their team. On the 'Text Questions' segment among many questions asked Clayton is asked if Seahawks RB Eddie Lacy will perform well enough to get signed to a long term contract after this season. Then Clayton talks to Groz about the OJ Simpson case.

July 21, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners lose series opener to the Yankees despite a great start from Felix, Mariners recall Povse and send down Gaviglio, Richard Sherman says relationship between athletes and media has fractured, WNBA All-Star game will be at Key Arena tomorrow, Ole Miss Coach Hugh Freeze resigns amidst escort service scandal. Ryan Rowland Smith joins the show to talk Mariners trades with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk more on the Seahawks training camp hype and Richard Sherman.

July 20th, 2017 - Hour 2  

John Clayton talks to Kyle Bonagura about the upcoming PAC-12 media day. On the 'Text Questions' segment among many questions asked Clayton is asked if the Mariners will go 7-3 in the homestand. Then Clayton talks to Groz about the Mariners reliever-starter situation in the first trade.

July 20, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners sign Marlins relief pitcher David Phelps after trading several prospects, Mariners continue their hot streak as they win the series against the Astros, Yankees acquire 3 players in a deal with the White Sox, Le'Veon Bell wants to be paid for his value and not his position, Boykin found not guilty of probation violation. Mariners trade talk, the Professor goes over the David Phelps trade and who else the Mariners might trade for. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk off-season Seahawks drama.

July 18th, 2017 - Hour 2  

John Clayton talks to Kevin Seifert about what he thinks the NFL contract structure will look like moving forward. On the 'Text Questions' segment among many questions asked Clayton is asked what is the craziest thing he has ever done as a teenager. Then Clayton talks to Groz about where the Mariners are at right now after beating the White Sox.

 

July 18, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners get a huge win over the Astros last night in extra innings, Panthers fire GM Dave Gettleman, Kirk Cousins doesn't sign deal with Washington, often being referred to as Kurt by the teams president in a press conference, Houston Rockets are for sale after 24 years of ownership, NFL Notes: Training camp set to begin for teams and more Ezekiel Elliott issues emerging. Greg Johns of MLB.com comes on to talk Mariners with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk Seahawks that showed up in the recent MMQB all-time NFL draft.

July 17th, 2017 - Hour 2  

John Clayton talks to Shannon Drayer about the Mariners sweeping the White Sox this weekend now putting them only one game away from being .500 on the season. In the 'Text Questions' segment among many questions asked one of them was how much longer does he think Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll will coach. Then Clayton talks to Bob Stelton about the Carolina Panthers GM Dave Gettleman no longer being their GM and receiving shots from the players.

July 17, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners start the second half of the season off with a sweep in Chicago, Haniger will miss the next several games with an injured finger, A's send relievers Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson to the Nationals, the deadline to sign franchise players is today at 4 pm and Kirk Cousins is waiting patiently, NFL Notes: Ezekiel Elliott involved in a bar altercation with a suspension looming from a previous incident. ESPN's John Keim joins the show to talk about Kirk Cousins's contract with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk about the Seahawks backfield and who will be the best back on the team this season.

July 14th, 2017 - Hour 2  

John Clayton talks to Mike Jurecki of "The Blitz" from Arizona about the Cardinals. On the 'Text Questions' segment among many questions asked Clayton is asked what quarterback in the NFL is a good quarterback on a bad team. Then Clayton talks to Bob about how the Mariners should be able to beat the White Soxs.

July 14, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners begin the second half of their season tonight with a game against the White Sox, the first big trade of the deadline has occurred with Quintanna going to the Cubs what does this mean for the Mariners, Martavis Bryant says he and Ben Roethlisberger, the Knicks have found a new GM in Scott Perry, and fake flyer lead to hundreds of angry Raiders fans after finding out there wasn't employment opportunities at the new stadium. Dan Szymborski joins the show to talk trade deadline with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk Germaine Ifedi.

July 13th, 2017 - Hour 2  

John Clayton talks to LA journalist Mina Kimes about the ESPYs. On the 'Text Questions' segment among many questions asked Clayton is asked if Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins would ever live up to the hype. Then Clayton talks to Groz about the big time trade of Chicago White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana.

July 13, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Richard Sherman says NFL players need to be willing to strike in order to change contracts, Peyton Manning hosted the ESPY's last night and caught everyone's attention with his Kevin Durant joke, Dipoto tells the Seattle Times the Mariners have underperformed, NBA cuts timeouts from 18 to 14 in order to keep up a pace of play, NFL Notes: Kirk Cousins deal unlikely at this point, Cardinals couldn't recover after season opening loss. John McGrath of the News Tribune joins the show to talk Mariners with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk last years rookies making the jump from year 1 to year 2.

July 12th, 2017 - Hour 2  

John Clayton talks to Dave Wyman about the 2017 Supplemental Draft. On the 'Text Questions' segment among many questions asked Clayton is asked who was a better baseball player Ken Griffey"The Kid" Jr. or Derek Jeter. Then Clayton talks to Groz about how the Mayweather versus McGregor fight looks to be a rip off.

July 12, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners stars Cano and Cruz were the talk of the all-star game after a game winning home run from Cano, AL wins the all-star game and the game was spiced up with in-game interviews, Calvin Johnson says losing was a factor in his retirement decision, Derek Jeter adds Michael Jordan to group bidding to buy Marlins, NFL Notes: The supplemental draft was uneventful and Fred Taylor goes on a twitter rant about not being nominated for the HOF. Scott Allen of The Washington Post comes on to talk the all-star game and the decline of excitement in baseball with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk the Seahawks pass rush and how they compare to the rest of the league.

July 11th, 2017 - Hour 2  

John Clayton talks to Bucky Brooks of NFL.com about differences between players who are system players and those who aren't. On the 'Text Questions' segment among many questions asked Clayton is asked if he thinks the Seahawks can come away with a win in week 1 against the Packers in Green Bay. Then Clayton talks to Bob Stelton about whether or not he is excited about the upcoming all-star game.

July 11, 2017 - Hour 1  

John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Aaron Judge wins Homerun derby in impressive fashion, the MLB All-Star game is tonight and Scott Servais hopes not much play-time for Cano and Cruz, Chiefs name Brett Veach as GM, Floyd Mayweather says he can't pay his taxes until after McGregor fight, Rafael Nadal is upset in marathon 5 set Wimbledon match. John takes callers to talk about how much people care about all-star games. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk Seahawks and player camps.

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