Monday April 8, 2013
- Jamie Moyer, excited to be back in Seattle
Former Mariners pitcher Jamie Moyer joins "Bob and Groz" to discuss the Mariners and throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.
- Friend of 520 DUI victim wants changes to prevent repeat drunk driving
Earline Carlone of Edmonds says the tragic death of her friend Morgan Williams on 520 should prompt legislative changes that keep repeat drunk drivers from getting behind the wheel.
- Jamie Moyer likes what he sees in the new Safeco Field
Jamie Moyer talks about how pitchers should approach the new dimensions at Safeco Field and takes a walk down memory lane with 710 ESPN's Shannon Drayer.
- Why Jay-Z and Beyonce Visiting Cuba is Wrong
Alberto de la Cruz, managing editor of BabaluBlog.com, which for the last decade has been speaking the truth about Cuba. He joins Jason from Miami to explain why Beyonce and Jay-Z visiting Cuba is wrong.
- Have Liberals Given Up On Universal Background Checks?!
No...not really. Rantz wonders why some are against voter ID laws but not background checks.
- Mary Roach's not so serious look at the "pie hole"
In "Gulp," science writer Mary Roach investigates the trip food takes through the human body.
- Mariners GM Jack Zduriencik on Opening Night at Safeco
There have been a few changes made to Safeco since the Mariners last took to the field. General Manager Jack Z fills us in on what's different.
- Fixers collectives try to change a throw away society habit
The concept of "fixer's collectives" or "repair cafes" started in the Netherlands originally, came to the Bronx several years ago, and now there are a handful of them in the Puget Sound area.
- Beyonce sneaks into Cuba.
I noticed that two members of Congress from Florida decided to snitch on Beyonce and Jay-Z for their visit to Havana last week. The US Treasury, you see, has rules for Americans visiting Cuba. My wife I visited Cuba on one of these trips last month, so I can tell you what those rules involve.
- Why Antoine Winfield appeals to the Seahawks
Brock Huard shares his thoughts on veteran cornerback Antoine Winfield, who is reportedly scheduled to visit with the Seahawks this week.
- How Meryl Streep immortalized The Iron Lady
"The Iron Lady" charts Margaret Thatcher's somewhat unusual position in British politics - first, as a woman running as a conservative, and then eventually being groomed as a prime minister candidate, a notion she found absurd at first.
- Prosecutor Dan Satterberg update on 520 wrong-way investigation
After several deadly DUI crash deaths, Dori is saying we should treat DUI killers like any other murderer. The only difference is that DUI killers go to jail for six years, rather than 20 to life.
- Northwest rowers capsize
Record-setting Northwest rowers are back on dry land after their boat capsized.
- Seattle Transit Riders Union rep wants more taxes for little-used bus routes
Sam Smith, a member of the Seattle Transit Riders Union, tells Dori why his group marched across the Magnolia bridge to advocate for higher taxes - so empty buses won't be cut.
- Seattle captain and crew safe after boat capsizes in transatlantic row
A Seattle man captaining a boat that overturned as he and his team attempted a record-setting row across the Atlantic said the team was just hitting their stride when a couple steep waves brought their journey to an abrupt end. Jordan Hanssen talks to Luke about what happened after their boat capsized.
- 710 ESPN Seattle's Bob Stelton
710 ESPN Seattle's Bob Stelton previews Mariners Opening Day at Safeco Field.
- Tom Tangney shares his vacation stories
Tom Tangney just got back from South Africa. He shares his vacation stories.
- Jack Zduriencik is "happy as heck" Morse is here
Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik joins Jim Moore, Danny O'Neil and Dave Wyman and discusses Mike Morse's development since last playing in Seattle in 2008.
- Calabro breaks down new developments in Kings deal
Kevin Calabro joins Danny O'Neil, Jim Moore and Dave Wyman to discuss Sacramento's bid to keep the Kings after losing potential minority-owner Ron Burkle.
- Clayton says Thigpen, Wallace have slight edge in backup race
John Clayton discuss the four-way tryout between Tyler Thigpen, Brady Quinn, former Seahawk Seneca Wallace and Matt Leinart for the Seahawks' back up quarterback position.
- Mariners Superfan Is Attending his 36th Home Opener Tonight
A 42 year old Kirkland man has managed to attend every single Mariners home opener since he was 6 years old. Now he takes his own kids along to the game.
- Seager says 'pick your poison' with new Mariners lineup
Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager joins the "Bob and Groz" show and describes the mentality of hitting in a smaller Safeco Field.
- Ring My Belle: Daydreaming Causes 5X More Accidents Than Cell Phone Use
1. A couple of teenagers go on a first date hike, and end up getting lost for five days. 2. The IRS is now using Facebook and Twitter to track down tax evaders and liars. 3. A new study says that daydreaming causes 5X more fatal accidents than cell phone use. 4. Anthony Bourdain doesn't understand why female chefs have their own category when awards are given out. A female chef says women need that recognition. We have our opinions too!
- Ryan Divish says Mariners have "viable lineup" this year
Mariners beat writer Ryan Divish joined Jim Moore, Danny O'Neil and Dave Wyman to discuss the Seattle's new-look offense.
- Saunders looks to 'do damage' in every plate appearence
Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders joins Jim Moore, Danny O'Neil and Dave Wyman to discuss his approach following his breakthrough 2012 season.
- Seattle police chief to retire after 33 years with department
Seattle Police Chief John Diaz announced his retirement Monday. He sat down with KIRO Radio’s Brandi Kruse to reflect on his 33-year career with SPD.