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Seattle sports talk with Brock Huard and Mike Salk weekdays 7am to 10am on 710 ESPN Seattle.

Seattle sports talk with Brock Huard and Mike Salk weekdays 7am to 10am on 710 ESPN Seattle.


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Seattle sports talk with Brock Huard and Mike Salk weekdays 7am to 10am on 710 ESPN Seattle.




Joel Klatt's Seahawks Draft Targets, Brock & Salk's Offseason Grade for the Hawks

Free agency is practically over--if they don't get Jadeveon Clowney, can the Hawks improve their D grade from Salk? Brock sees a rosy potential end to the Hawks' offseason based on the draft and remaining cap space. FOX Sports' Joel Klatt is...not that happy about being pent up in his house these days...but he joins the Podcast to discuss several specific Hawks draft targets throughout the draft. Klatt also shares his insider perspective on how the NFL draft may (or may not) be televised.


Rediscovering Sports Greatness During COVID-19 Shutdown, Phil Simms' Plan for the Seahawks

Without live sports, Brock & Salk have reveled in the ability to re-live some of the greatest periods of sports in their lifetimes. Are the way sports are played today LESS enjoyable than they used to be? Phil Simms joins the show to talk about how much of a game-wrecker Jadeveon Clowney is and provides a positive picture of the Hawks' chance to sign him this offseason.


Hawks Sign 4 OL and Still Haven't Fixed Pass Rush, Salk's First-Ever "Hole in One"(?)

The Seahawks needed help on defense in free agency...and then signed 4 offensive linemen. Why is Salk excited about this after clamoring for defensive stars for months? Brock RAVES about the trade for cornerback Quinton Dunbar and believes this move may make a bigger impact on Shaquill Griffin than many expect. Mike Salk *may* have recorded his first-ever hole-in-one golfing last week...but there's a catch you won't want to miss. Lastly, Mike gets rewarded for his "incredible" golf shot by...


Seahawks Free Agency Disappointments and COVID-19 Reaction

The Seahawks have yet to sign a top free agent other than Jarran Reed as of Tuesday morning. With most of the big names signed elsewhere, will the Seahawks really be able to upgrade their team to get to Super Bowl contention? The coronavirus has wiped out all sports for now--listen here as Brock and Salk navigate the impact of these closures and our response to the pandemic as a society. Finally, have a little smile with "Answer the Question, Jerk!"


The Hawks Free Agency Blueprint REVEALED

Less than a week from this episode, the NFL free agency period will begin. Brock and Salk break down why the Hawks should spend this season in a way they never have before and identify the exact formula for success for this team in 2020. Will the Seahawks do it? Salk has identified a "hero" in the Seattle Symphony, Brock's "Story Time" takes us back to the Y2K crisis in light of the Coronavirus response, and "Good News, Bad News, No News" highlights a streaking Husky basketball team and an...


Hawks Draft & Free Agent Targets Emerging

Fresh of the NFL Scouting Combine, Brock Huard has identified a list of guys he believes would be steals for the Seahawks at multiple rounds of the draft. Mike Salk makes the case for signing 3 pass rushers as a means to make the Hawks a Super Bowl team next season--does Brock agree? "Answer the Question, Jerk!" brings some digestive knowledge about Brock you never knew you needed. Well, actually, you didn't need it. But you get it anyway.


Eric O'Flaherty Shares Secret Spring Training Stories, Blasts Astros

Former Mariners reliever Eric O'Flaherty joins the podcast to share his memories from his 12 year career, including a dangerous game he and his early-20s teammates played involved liquid nitrogen and empty 2-liter bottles that caused a secret injury his team never knew about. O'Flaherty also defends the baseball code, but explains how the Astros' sign stealing scandal is receiving player-blowback unlike anything he's ever seen in the game. Finish off the episode with Good News, Bad News, No...


No Sympathy for Sign-Stealing Criers, Seattle Dragons' XFL Impressive Opener

L.A. Dodgers players are speaking out against MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred and the Houston Astros for the light penalties and weak apologies, but Mike Salk points the finger at a much larger group of people in the game that caused this scandal to run rampant. Brock Huard breaks down the Seattle Dragons' XFL home opener and their first-ever win--was the incredible turnout a sign of a healthy future for the league? Finally, "Which is Better?" brings you the bottom line in some life-defining...


Fixing Sports & Curt Menefee Breaks Down the Hawks and XFL

If you could only make 3 changes to the Seahawks, the XFL, youth sports and the Husky basketball team to permanently fix them, what would you do? Brock & Salk have some answers that might leave you wondering whether they should be in charge of the world or fired on the spot. FOX NFL host and XFL play-by-play commentator Curt Menefee joins the show to discuss his perspective on the XFL's launch given his history with the NFL and NFL Europe in the '90s-2000s.


Season 2, Episode 5: 2-4-20

One final edition of "Takeaways", this time from the Super Bowl. Was Richard Sherman's demise as sweet as some thought it might be? How well are the Seahawks positioned to capitalize on the 49ers Super Bowl hangover? Finish off the episode with a power-packed version of "Which is Better?" featuring some SB Halftime Show thoughts and Mike trying to defend one of his favorite athletes despite EVERY PIECE OF EVIDENCE showing that he's actually bad.


Season 2, Episode 4: 1-28-20

Russell Wilson made some uncharacteristically definitive statements when asked about the talent on the Seahawks roster--is he right to comment on it? Kobe Bryant's death meant more to the Huard family than they realized--Brock & Salk evaluate his complicated legacy. Two local media members have some...interesting opinions on the Mariners' stated plans, and Mike Salk goes off in a way you won't want to miss. Finish off the episode with Good News, Bad News, No News that includes the Husky...


Season 2, Episode 3: 1-21-20

ESPN Baseball columnist Jeff Passan gives an in-depth breakdown of the Astros' sign stealing scandal and makes a declaration about the investigation that signals more developments may be coming in this story. The NFL championship games did NOT live up to expectations, but Brock & Salk entertain two very different approaches to re-tooling the Seahawks roster in an attempt to emulate the 2 remaining teams in the NFL playoffs. Finish off the episode with a good ole trusty version of "Answer the...


SPECIAL: Mike Salk & Tom Wassell Rush Podcast

Two lifelong "Rush" fans whose love for the band has linked them together as their careers moved them across the country discuss the band and the legacy of drummer Neil Peart, who passed away in 2020.


Season 2, Episode 2: 1-14-20

The Hawks' playoff run comes to an end--Brock and Salk lay out the reason why this season didn't end in a Super Bowl berth and EXACTLY what needs to be done to position themselves for a SB run next year. Brock came away incredibly impressed by the College Football National Championship, while Salk believes that game shined a light on a dark period of PAC 12 football. The Cougs have a new head coach and Brock has some high praise for WSU athletic director Pat Chun; Brock & Salk make their...


Season 2, Episode 1: 1-7-20

The Hawks beat the Eagles in the Wildcard game for ONE reason alone: Russell Wilson. Is it enough to take down Aaron Rodgers and the Packers in Green Bay? Brock's "Takeaways" from the SEA/PHI game take centerstage in segment 2. DK Metcalf has a huge day--Salk wonders if he will be a star and Brock is finally willing to compare him to an NFL legend. Around the NFL looks at some major coaching changes, the rest of the Wildcard games and a preview of the rest of the playoffs. Finish off the...


Brock & Salk Podcast EPISODE 12: 12-31-19

The Hawks are in the playoffs! This New Year's episode of the "Brock & Salk Podcast" dives deeper into the wonder, miraculous reappearance of Marshawn Lynch, Pete Carroll's Achilles heel as a coach, and the reason for hope heading into the Wildcard playoff game in Philadelphia. Football's greatest game in 2019 happened between Clemson & Ohio State--were the 2 "next big thing" QBs in the NFL on that field? Salk's 10 best things about having Marshawn Lynch return and Answer the Question, Jerk!...


Brock & Salk Podcast EPISODE 11: 12-17-19

Brock & Salk's exclusive interview with FOX Sports' Colin Cowherd headlines a packed December edition of the podcast. Is Cowherd onto something with his opinion that Russell Wilson should still win the MVP? And will Salk finally come around and accept that the 2019 Seahawks are as good as their record says they are? Brock weighs in on the Josh Gordon suspension and what it will mean to the Seahawks through the playoffs. Finally, "Which is Better?" brings you important clarity on the biggest...


Brock & Salk Podcast EPISODE 10: 12-10-19

Mike Salk has 5 major questions about the Hawks after their loss to the Rams, and Brock has 5 answers to talk Hawks' fans off the ledge as they seek the NFC West title. The MLB Winter Meetings are underway--Mitch Haniger rumors have begun and Salk recounts his epic bloody roundtable at the Meetings in Orlando. Answer the Question, Jerk! rounds out the episode--the number 2 trending hashtag on Twitter in Seattle Monday night! Don't miss it!


Brock & Salk Podcast EPISODE 9: 12-3-19

The Seahawks are 10-2, tied for the best record in the NFL! Brock & Salk lay out a scenario where they earn the #1 seed and a first week bye--how plausible is it? Chris Petersen steps down from the head coaching position at the University of Washington. Brock Huard has some unique insight into why he made the decision and what the Huskies can expect from Jimmy Lake as their new head coach. Mike "Mr. Christmas" Salk has a Christmas conundrum--one he doesn't remember already addressing years...


Brock & Salk Podcast EPISODE 8: 11-26-19

Happy Thanksgiving, from Brock & Salk! The Hawks are 9-2 and control their own playoff destiny--does it feel like that? Brock believes the UW offense is broken, but after 2 years of degrading performance, is there an easy fix? Lamar Jackson is redefining excellence at quarterback, and it leaves Salk wondering if there will ever be an immobile QB that will be the MVP again in the NFL. Finally, Brock & Salk bring back a controversial show-favorite: Say What?! featuring Richard Sherman backing...