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Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo replace Mike Francesa at WFAN? He wants to be considered (VIDEO)

Russo didn't say no when asked about the possibility. We know December of 2017 is far, far away.  But it sounds like former WFAN host Chris "Mad Dog" Russo wants to let CBS know he wouldn't mind taking over for Mike Francesa after his former partner leaves at the end of next year. Russo, now a SiriusXM host, appeared on WFAN's "Boomer &...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Howard Stern is impressed with Mike Francesa's ratings (AUDIO)

The King of All Media is wowed by the Sports Pope.   You know your ratings are impressive when none other than Howard Stern is wowed by the numbers. Thanks to FOX's Jimmy Traina, we have audio of Stern chuckling at a prank call made to WFAN's Mike Francesa. Then, the "King of All Media" wonders out loud if anyone listens to the drive-time show...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa is done with WFAN at the end of 2017

Mike Franecsa’s tenure with WFAN will conclude at the end of 2017, according to the Sports Pope himself. Francesa appeared on Katie Nolan’s Garbage Time podcast this week, and in an excerpt released on Tuesday night, he broke the news that he’d be leaving WFAN when his contract expired at the end of 2017. On Wednesday’s edition of The Mike Francesa Show, he confirmed that...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Why is Mike Francesa done with WFAN after contract expires? He says ...

"It's been a heck of a run." A day after FOX's Katie Nolan helped break the news WFAN's Mike Francesa would be done at the station after 2017, the drive-time host addressed it on his own show on Wednesday afternoon. "I have no issues with the company at all," he said, referring to his sometimes-contentious relationship with CBS. "What I said...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa N.J. caller suggests crazy NFL overtime rule change, gets priceless reaction (AUDIO)

"Whaaaaaaaaaat?" Ray in New Jersey wins for Most Memorable Mike Francesa caller in 2016 thus far, partially because of his suggestion for how the NFL should decide who gets the ball first in overtime ... and partially because he got a terrific reaction from the WFAN host on Monday. PLUS: Francesa rips Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. (AUDIO) Listen...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Radio Host Mike Francesa Rips J.J. Watt And Texans In Rant

After making a nice recovery during the season and overcoming the struggles on offense to make the playoffs the Houston Texans pretty much went down in flames. If it wasn't Brian Hoyer keeping the, down with another turnover, it was suspect decisions from the coaching staff. O'Brien's loyalty to Hoyer was admirable, but sometimes your guy is going to have a bad day and you have to...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite ban on ESPN guests, Mike Francesa 30 for 30 filming to begin in spring

Over at Sports Illustrated, Richard Deitsch has posted a lengthy Q&A with Mike Francesa about his upcoming reunion with Chris Russo, his TV simulcast, Twitter, media coverage, and plenty more. It’s really worth a full read. At the end of the Q&A, Deitsch and Francesa touch on the upcoming Mike and the Mad Dog 30 for 30, and something that seems to be a strange contrast...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa Staying at WFAN Until Contract Ends in 2017

Sports-talk radio host Mike Francesa has long lamented his relationship with his bosses at CBS Radio. Back in May when a report ran saying that Francesa was looking to leave WFAN before his contract ended so he can work elsewhere, it wasn’t the most shocking news in the world. Francesa confirmed as much soon after and it hasn’t been a question of “if” but rather “when...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa caught in his own lies, again

Mike Francesa has a habit of changing his mind or “misremembering” things with great skill. Therefore, his latest change of direction should come as no surprise to anyone. A few weeks ago Gary in White Plains, NY asked Francesa straight up if he though Leonard Fournette would win the Heisman, to which Mike responded with a very confident, yes. He didn’t even give a reason why...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

The Mike Francesa vs CBS Sports Radio feud is officially on!

As expected, Mike Francesa addressed the brewing feud over the CBS Sports Minute, and it did not disappoint. In case you need caught up on how this latest Francesa Fracas came to be, here’s the Reader’s Digest version: Francesa snidely criticized CBS Sports Radio host Damon Amendolara for a CBS Sports Minute about Hulk Hogan that ran on WFAN.  CBS Sports host John Kincade then...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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