Almost road trip time! Your hosts are discussing plans for their trip down to Tahoe for the Broken Arrow Sky Race. Doug also gives a detailed play-by-play of his recent crash on the trails where he tripped downhills and fell flat on his face. Glad he’s okay! This is a great time to remind everyone of the importance of bringing your “10 Essentials” and proper protection when heading onto the trails. Be safe out there, guys!
Casey talks about the Washington Capitols winning the Stanley cup, the Vegas Golden Knights saving sports books in Las Vegas lots of money, Terrell Owens declining an invite to Canton for the Hall of Fame ceremony, and Mike Leake’s performance in last night’s Mariners win, along with his performance since the beginning of May.
Casey talks about the Mariners loss in their series finale to the Houston Astros. There is also maybe a small silver lining to the Sonics not being in Seattle while Kevin Durant helps lead the Golden State Warriors to what to be another NBA Championship.
Casey talks about the Mariners game against the Astros, the continued excellent performance of James Paxton, the perception that Kyle Seager will improve because he always starts slow, the players the Mariners drafted, and also Luke Heimlich, a controversial draft prospect and convicted sex offender who remains undrafted.
With less than two weeks to their first big race of the season Douglas and Mathias compare final notes and training runs thus far. When will tapering begin, what are their plans for nutrition on race day, and what shoes will they be wearing?
Also: A first look at some planned adventures in the mountains once the final snow is melted and they are fully recovered from their race in Tahoe.
Casey is joined by Ben Baldwin of The Athletic Seattle to talk about football analytics, the Seahawks offseason decision to fire Darrell Bevell, and the decision they made to pass on the one yard line in Super Bowl XLIX. Casey also talks about the MLB Draft, Howard Schultz stepping down at Starbucks, and Donald Trump rescinding the Philadelphia Eagles invite to the White House.
Casey talks about Russell Wilson and Ciara joining a prospective ownership group of a MLB team in Portland Oregon, the MLB draft that begins today and who the Mariners may take, and also the Mariners weekend sweep of the Tampa Bay Rays and taking over sole possession of first place in the AL West.