Mike Salk

Mike Salk

Mike Salk is host of Seattle Sports' Mike Salk Show from 6-10 a.m. and the weekly Brock and Salk Podcast. 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: The Seahawks had good reason to pass on QBs in NFL Draft

The Seahawks are being criticized for not drafting a QB last weekend. But to Mike Salk, their decision makes perfect sense.
15 days ago

Salk: Two simple Seahawks NFL Draft scenarios for first two rounds

The Seahawks need to keep it simple with their top three picks in the draft, according to Mike Salk, who has two scenarios that fit the bill.
30 days ago

Salk: Nothing more important for Mariners than for Jarred Kelenic to succeed

While Jarred Kelenic and Julio Rodríguez could be a dynamic duo for the Mariners, Mike Salk explains why there is more urgency for Kelenic in 2022.
2 months ago

Salk: 6 reasons Seahawks should give QB Colin Kaepernick a look

Mike Salk thinks the Seahawks should work out QB Colin Kaepernick and give him a fair shot to see if he's still up to par as a starter.
2 months ago

Salk: The 5 biggest Seahawks storylines to watch this offseason

The Seahawks enter the 2022 season at a crossroads and Mike Salk says there are five major storylines worth monitoring with Seattle.
3 months ago

Salk: New DC Clint Hurtt is exactly what Seahawks fans have wanted

The Seahawks have things that need to be fixed, and the team's new DC, Clint Hurtt, said everything fans could have asked for on Wednesday.
3 months ago

Salk: Making sense of Richard Sherman comments on Seahawks and their fans

Former star Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman made pointed comments about the franchise and its fan base on his podcast. Mike Salk has some thoughts of his own.
4 months ago

Salk: The Mariners who should improve, maintain or regress in 2022

Mike Salk of 710 ESPN Seattle breaks down a list of 10 returning Mariners and whether he expects them to improve, maintain or regress on their 2021 production.
4 months ago

Salk: The 5-step plan to make Seahawks contenders again in ’22

Mike Salk believes the Seahawks can be a Super Bowl contender again next season as long as they follow five steps to address their defense.
4 months ago

Salk: What’s source of tension between Seahawks’ Wilson and Carroll? It may hint at path forward

What are Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and coach Pete Carroll butted heads about? Mike Salk shares his theory, and how he thinks it can be fixed.
4 months ago

Salk: Mariners’ first 2 moves exciting step toward offseason they need

Two moves in, the Mariners have put themselves in position to have a great offseason, writes 710 ESPN Seattle's Mike Salk.
6 months ago

Salk: There’s one thing the next UW Huskies football coach has to have

There's a lesson Washington must take away from Jimmy Lake's failure when hiring his replacement as UW Huskies head football coach.
6 months ago

Mike’s Travelogue: AZ Good AZ it Gets

SPONSORED POST – The final road trip of the year is perfectly timed: Phoenix in January. While the rain and drizzle won’t relent at home, see the sun, the palm trees and the saguaro while catching a heated division rivalry. The stadium is in Glendale, land of chain restaurants and fast food. If you want […]
6 months ago

Mike’s Travelogue: Oooh, LA, LA!

SPONSORED POST – If you can only plan one football trip this season, doesn’t it have to be to Los Angeles to see the newest stadium in great weather while it rains at home? Don’t you want to see a huge divisional rivalry in a totally new setting? The only problem with a trip to […]
6 months ago

Salk: It’s go time — why this is Mariners most important offseason ever

The Mariners outperformed expectations in 2021. The manager has built a winning culture. Now it’s time for the front office to help that group take the next step.
6 months ago

Salk: Why did Seahawks fans turn to boos? The 3 likely reasons

Booing has been rarely heard at Lumen Field over the last decade, but Seahawks fans were vocal in Monday's loss. Mike Salk examines why.
7 months ago

Mariners’ Mitch Haniger, Jerry Dipoto sound more like they’re on same page

Comments Thursday by Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto about Mitch Haniger on 710 ESPN Seattle paint a better picture about a possible extension than before.
7 months ago

Mike’s Travelogue: Star in a Lone Star Adventure

SPONSORED POST – Dallas has its cowboy hats. Austin has hipsters. San Antonio remembers the Alamo. But what about Houston? Named for famed general and statesman Sam Houston (who played a significant role in the Texas Revolution), it doesn’t get talked about enough as one of the country’s biggest cities, but Houston has the fourth […]
7 months ago

Salk’s Seattle Kraken Observations: Good and bad from NHL opener

The Seattle Kraken may have lost Tuesday in Vegas, but it wasn't a bad showing in their first game, as 710 ESPN Seattle's Mike Salk details.
7 months ago

Mike’s Travelogue: Capitalize on a DC Trip

SPONSORED POST – The White House. The Capital. The Washington Monument. Yes, they are all in Washington DC but I’m assuming you don’t need a guide to find some of the most famous tourist attractions in the entire country. Just drive into DC and start touring! But you’re going to want to find the perfect […]
8 months ago

Mike’s Travelogue: The Best Way to Green Bay

SPONSORED POST – There are a number of ways to get to Green Bay for a football game. You can fly to Chicago and make the three hour trek north. Or you can fly through Milwaukee and shave an hour off that drive. If you seriously hate to drive, you can connect in either Minneapolis […]
8 months ago

Mike’s Travelogue: Penn-cil in a Pittsburgh Trip

SPONSORED POST – Growing up, I always thought Pittsburgh would be ugly. The old stadiums and steel mills that had clearly seen their best days. When I finally visited there in college, I found out that nothing could have been further from the truth. After a resurgence and influx of investment in the 1990’s, Pittsburgh […]
8 months ago

Salk: What sets these Mariners apart is they’re playing like a playoff team

The Mariners have been in the race late in the season before in recent years, but this team is the first to be playing like a playoff team when it needs to.
8 months ago

Salk: Why has Pete Carroll’s reaction to Seahawks’ start been out of character?

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll's level of candor this week has surprised Mike Salk, particularly direct comments about his QB and a seeming lack of patience.
8 months ago