Mike Lefko

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Mike Lefko is producer of Wyman and Bob, airing 2-7 p.m. weekdays on Seattle Sports. Additionally, he periodically hosts the Mariners pregame and postgame show. Prior to moving to the Pacific Northwest, Mike was a reporter and TV anchor for a nightly sports show, in addition to hosting and producing a weekly TV show covering UTSA football. He is a seasoned TV and radio play-by-play announcer for college football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, and softball. The graduate of Syracuse University and native of Indiana is an avid hockey fan.

After changing their expectations, Seahawks now have must-win stakes

The Seahawks are currently not in a playoff spot an abrupt change from their situation after a four-game win streak put them atop the NFC West.
11 days ago

Lefko: The 3 big challenges Seahawks must navigate in second half

The Seahawks were the surprise of the NFL in the first half of the season, but they'll have their work cut out over their next eight games.
29 days ago

Why Mariners should pursue franchise-changing move for Aaron Judge

Aaron Judge will be the top name in MLB free agency. Mike Lefko details why the time is right for the Mariners to go after him.
2 months ago

The keys to Mariners moving on from devastating Game 1 loss

The Mariners are down in the ALDS after one pitch turned a win into a heartbreaking loss. Mike Lefko breaks down what we learned from Game 1.
2 months ago

The defining factors in Wild Card series between Mariners and Blue Jays

Wyman & Bob's Mike Lefko dives into the defining factors of the Mariners' series with Toronto, with help from Jeff Passan and Gary Hill Jr.
2 months ago

Lefko: Mariners dealing with weight other wild card hopefuls aren’t

There is an added degree of difficulty, an obstacle unique to the Mariners as they try to end their playoff drought: the weight of expectations.
3 months ago

Don’t let Mariners’ end goal overshadow history some players are making

While the focus is on the Mariners' quest to end their postseason drought, they have had rookies, a bullpen and starters all making history.
3 months ago

Jimmy G is still a Seahawks QB option, and it’s about to get interesting

The Seahawks QB battle has been between Drew Lock and Geno Smith, but Jimmy Garappolo's situation could very possibly complicate things.
4 months ago

Playoff baseball has officially arrived for the Mariners in Seattle

It may have occurred in early-August, but the Mariners' most recent series win against the Yankees was a playoff series, Mike Lefko says.
4 months ago

Lefko: Mariners must add at trade deadline, but it shouldn’t be Soto

After the Mariners were swept by the Astros over the weekend, what they need at the trade deadline perhaps needs to be reassessed.
5 months ago

Mariners’ Ty France victim of flawed All-Star voting system — how to fix it

The Mariners' Ty France was one of two finalists to be the starting AL All-Star 1B, but he's not an All-Star because of a flawed system.
5 months ago

3 Things to Watch: Mariners’ huge series against Blue Jays

With a pivotal series set to begin with the Blue Jays, Mike Lefko looks at three things to watch for with the Mariners in the four-game set.
5 months ago

Inside the numbers of a potential Seahawks-DK Metcalf extension

What could be preventing the Seahawks and DK Metcalf from agreeing on a new deal? Mike Lefko looks at what the numbers could be.
6 months ago

Lefko: Why this is the year Seahawks will finally feature TEs more

Seahawks offensive coordinator Shane Waldron says tight ends will be used more in his system. So why is now the year to believe him?
6 months ago

With Seahawks betting on youth, LBs face steepest learning curve

The one position in the Seahawks' defense that hasn't added much is linebacker, even with Bobby Wagner's departure after being cut.
7 months ago

Lefko: Without Haniger, Mariners’ struggling offense searching for identity

Even after Sunday's walkoff win, the Mariners' offense remains in a major funk. Mike Lefko explains the role played by Mitch Haniger's absence.
7 months ago

The Leader, The Life of the Party and more: The Mariners’ lineup defined

Mike Lefko of Seattle Sports' Wyman and Bob breaks down the role each member of the Mariners' lineup fills for the first-place team.
8 months ago

Lefko: 3 things that jump out from Mariners’ 2-1 start to season

The Mariners are back, and they look like they never left, playing an awful lot like they did in 2021 to open the 2022 season in Minnesota.
8 months ago

Why Seahawks should go O-line with No. 9 pick, and who the options are

The QB needs for teams in the top 10 of the NFL Draft have changed recently, so Mike Lefko makes the case for the Seahawks' top pick to be an offensive lineman.
8 months ago

Lefko: Drafting QB Malik Willis at No. 9 would explain Seahawks’ Russell Wilson trade

What are the Seahawks' options with the No. 9 overall pick that came in the trade package for Russell Wilson? QB Malik Willis is the only one that makes sense, writes Mike Lefko.
9 months ago

Upgrading Seahawks Roster: Where they should buy, trade and draft

Mike Lefko breaks down three positions of need for the Seahawks -- one each they can solve through free agency, a trade, and the draft.
9 months ago

3 Super Bowl overreactions for Seahawks fans

What can the Seahawks take from watching one of their division rivals win the Super Bowl? Mike Lefko looks at three possible overreactions.
10 months ago

Seahawks need to learn from Rams’ path to Super Bowl and go all-in

The Rams, one of the Seahawks' NFC West rivals, have consistently traded away first-round picks and are now headed back to the Super Bowl.
10 months ago

Lefko: The strange bond uniting the Seattle Kraken — Nickelback

Seattle Kraken players, most notably All-Star Jordan Eberle, enjoy Nickelback, so 710 ESPN Seattle's Mike Lefko looks at how some songs tell the story of their season.
11 months ago