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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
Seattle Kraken Matty Beniers...
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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
Seahawks Pete Carroll Geno Smith Drew Lock...
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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
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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
Mariners offseason Tyler O'Neill...
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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
Mariners Luis Castillo...
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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
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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
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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
Seahawks Geno Smith...
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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
Seahawks Pete Carroll...
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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
Mariners Cal Raleigh Eugenio Suárez...
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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
Mariners J.P. Crawford...
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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
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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
Russell Wilson...
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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
Mariners Julio Rodríguez...
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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
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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
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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
Mariners Julio Rodríguez...
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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
Mariners Haniger...
Brandon Gustafson

Passan: Reasons why Mitch Haniger could stay with Mariners

ESPN's Jeff Passan thinks the Mariners reuniting with OF Mitch Haniger after this season is more likely than many seem to think.
5 months ago
Seahawks Russell Wilson Broncos...
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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
Mariners Julio Rodríguez...
Brandon Gustafson

Dipoto: Mariners have ‘magnetic draw’ for players after Julio extension

Jerry Dipoto and the Mariners have high hopes with Julio Rodríguez's contract not just with his play on the field, but for moves off of it.
5 months ago
Mariners Matthew Boyd...
Brandon Gustafson

Dipoto: What Mariners are getting in Matthew Boyd, Taylor Trammell

The Mariners' two additions with roster expansions are Matthew Boyd and Taylor Trammell. Jerry Dipoto explains why they were picked.
5 months ago
Mariners Luis Castillo...
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ESPN’s Passan: ‘Logical next step’ for Mariners is locking up Luis Castillo

The Mariners shouldn't do extensions yet with George Kirby or Logan Gilbert, ESPN's Jeff Passan said, but should focus on Luis Castillo.
5 months ago
Mariners Julio Rodriguez...
Brandon Gustafson

ESPN’s Passan: Why Mariners’ deal with Julio Rodríguez is so significant

"He's the guy you dream of if you're an organization," ESPN's Jeff Passan said about Julio Rodríguez in breaking down the rookie's huge deal with the Mariners.
5 months ago

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