Mike Salk

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Mike Salk is host of Seattle Sports' Brock & Salk from 6-10 a.m. He helped launch Seattle Sports in 2009 and returned to the station in 2014 after a year away. He lives in Seattle with his wife, two daughters and French bulldog. Follow Mike: @TheMikeSalk

Salk: Could Seahawks close the gap faster by not paying Geno Smith?

Geno Smith deserves to get paid after his Pro Bowl season for the Seahawks. But before agreeing Seattle should give him that money, let’s consider other options.
10 days ago

Salk: It’s time — Kraken are among NHL’s best and ready for attention

Mike Salk explains why the Seattle Kraken, currently on their third winning streak of five games or more this season, are for real.
16 days ago

Salk: Could Seahawks find an elite QB in draft? They shouldn’t try

It is simply easier to build a great roster with the picks the Seahawks will have in 2023 than to identify and pick an elite QB, explains Mike Salk.
1 month ago

Salk: Mariners’ offseason has been exciting if looked at in right light

Seattle Sports' Mike Salk explains why a couple of common reasons for dissatisfaction in this Mariners' offseason don't add up to him.
2 months ago

Salk: 10 options for the Mariners to complete their outfield

The Mariners have made three notable additions, and the fourth should be an outfielder. Mike Salk breaks down who the targets could be.
2 months ago

Salk: Take a breath — how to understand Mariners’ approach to improving

What was Jerry Dipoto getting at about the Mariners' approach to payroll during his Seattle Sports show Thursday? Mike Salk puts it all into perspective.
2 months ago

Salk: Time to give parent of Seahawks’ success, Jody Allen, proper credit

It's time to give Seahawks owner Jody Allen the credit she deserves for Seattle's success this year, Mike Salk writes for SeattleSports.com.
2 months ago

Salk: Mariners’ route from good to great may not be big free agents

This is a big offseason for the Mariners, but free agency may not be where they make noise. The World Series champs are a good example why.
3 months ago

Salk: Geno Smith, the ‘E Word,’ and why he’s better than the best for Seahawks

Geno Smith has been elite for the Seahawks at QB this year, but it goes even further than that, as Mike Salk explains in his latest column.
3 months ago

Salk: 3 biggest reasons Seahawks have played way into 1st place

The Seahawks made a statement with their win over the Chargers to move into the NFC West lead. Mike Salk breaks down why they've surprised.
3 months ago

Salk: The 4 biggest things the Mariners accomplished

The 2022 season was a meaningful one for the Mariners, even if it ended in a tough loss. Mike Salk breaks down what they accomplished.
3 months ago

Salk: The 3 reasons Mariners are down 2-0 in ALDS to Astros

Mike Salk breaks down why the Mariners sit a loss away from the end of their season after dropping two games in Houston to start the ALDS.
4 months ago

Salk: Who gets blame for Mariners’ Game 1 collapse? It’s complicated

The Mariners couldn't close out Game 1 of the ALDS despite leading the Astros 7-3 going into the eighth inning. Mike Salk examines what went wrong.
4 months ago

Salk: Russell Wilson a poser? He’s trying to be the QB he’s not

Is Russell Wilson really a poser? He's certainly trying to be something he's not with the Broncos instead of the QB he was for the Seahawks.
4 months ago

Salk: What separates playoff-bound Mariners from M’s teams that fell short

How did these Mariners get it right when their previous 20 teams all came short of the playoffs? Mike Salk breaks it down.
4 months ago

Salk: 5 keys for Mariners to finish playoff push in final 10 games

The Mariners are closing in on clinching a playoff spot, but they're coming off a brutal road trip. Mike Salk breaks down what they need to do.
4 months ago

Salk: Rooting against Russell Wilson, Broncos easy for Seahawks fans — and fun

Every time the Broncos lose this season helps the Seahawks, so it’s easy to root against them. But that's just one reason to root against them, writes Mike Salk.
4 months ago

Salk: Mariners have something special — and different — going on

It's too early know the significance of the Mariners' comeback win over Atlanta, but it may have signified the beginning of contention.
5 months ago

Salk: Why Russell Wilson gave Broncos a break he wouldn’t have given Seahawks

Russell Wilson has a new deal with the Broncos, and it's one Mike Salk says gives them a break the Seahawks wouldn't have gotten -- all because of control.
5 months ago

Salk: Seahawks’ 6 biggest storylines as they enter a new era

Seahawks training camp is upon us, and the 2022 season will be full of storylines as the franchise enters a new era without Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner.
6 months ago

Mike’s Travelogue: Kick it in Kansas City with some of the best barbeque around

You know a city is famous for cuisine when you can easily identify it by a chip flavor. Such is the relationship between KC and BBQ.
6 months ago

Mike’s Travelogue: Rush to find the sunshine in Los Angeles

There is always something else to do, somewhere else to try, someplace else to see, when visiting Los Angeles for a weekend trip.
7 months ago

Mike’s Travelogue: Food, music, and fun in the Big Easy

This year, football fans have an extra reason to head to the Big Easy – a midday date at the New Orleans Superdome!
7 months ago

Salk: This trade deadline for Mariners is different — now is time to buy

The Mariners have the same 45-42 record through 87 games that they had last year. But this year is different, and it needs to be reflected at the trade deadline.
7 months ago