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Mike Francesa 2014 week 3 NFL picks, back with drama & theatrics

Mike Francesa's week 2 NFL picks brought him to 6-5 on the season. Week 3's picks: Saints -10, Chargers +2.5, Cowboys -1.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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Mark in Port Washington pushed Mike Francesa about calling Jews disloyal in 2001

Mark in Port Washington pushed Mike Francesa about calling Jews disloyal after 9-11. 14 years later, Mike Francesa has never been reprimanded for the call for loyalty oaths. Mike doesn't hate Jewish people. He even works with them! Never reprimanded, fine. But trouble caused by one newspaper writer? Hardly.Mark ChernoffWFAN-AM Program DirectorInfinity BroadcastingKaufman Astoria...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

'Nick in Monmouth County' dropped an F-Bomb on Mike Francesa

Nick in Monmouth County has his joke dropped but, unlike most amateur prankers, he doesn't hang up. Ask by Mike Francesa if he amused himself, Nick replies, "Yeah, it's ******* great, don't you think so?"Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

AA Podcast #96 – NFL Roundtable and other topics

For the second time, we’ve collected our editorial staff for a roundtable discussion on the eventful month that’s been in the NFL. We’re joined by Steve Lepore, Ken Fang, and Joe Lucia to wade through arguably the worst month of off-field news in NFL history, the league’s response (or lack thereof), and how the media has covered it all. In addition, we tackle some other sports...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBCSN and Fox Sports Ratings Buzz: September 8-14

If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx. NBCSN Top 10 (and Select) Programs RANK PROGRAM DAY TIME DUR HH VWRS (000) 1 PREMIER LEAGUE: Swansea vs. Chelsea Sat 9:56AM-11:58AM 122 0.4 601 2 PREMIER LEAGUE: QPR vs. Manchester United Sun 10:53AM-12:58PM 125 0.3 545 3 PREMIER LEAGUE...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

How much better are FS1′s ratings when Mike Francesa is preempted?

The increasingly frosty relationship between Mike Francesa and syndication partner Fox Sports 1 is back in the headlines.  Francesa has been MIA on FS1 airwaves this week as he has been preempted by European soccer Tuesday-Thursday and today, NASCAR qualifying.  Four out of five days this week Francesa has not been seen on Fox Sports 1. The pope has not been shy about voicing his...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa couldn't care less about Reggie Bush possibly harshly disciplining his infant

When he finally made his way in yesterday, Mike Francesa refused to comment on Reggie Bush's declaration that he'd discipline his one year old harshly, but sans bruising, if necessary. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Mike Francesa Saga is getting really interesting

Ever since Mike Francesa began his Fox Sports 1 simulcast of his WFAN radio show earlier this year, the relationship between the two parties has been rather tumultuous. Now it’s reaching the breaking point. It’s been quite the week for Mongo Nation as Mike Francesa’s increasingly difficult simulcast situation with Fox Sports 1 is becoming increasingly strained.  Francesa...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boomer & Carton satirized Mike Francesa's producing, not reading, CBS letter

Mike Francesa, hating FOX and hated by FOX was told by CBS to can the FOX simulcast whining. Mike felt the need to lie and say that the network he works for threatened to sue him. Once outed, Mike stated that he could produce the letter. Not read it, mind you, just...produce it. Boomer & Carton went to town on him this morning.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Actually, CBS will tell Mike Francesa how to run his show (though he's lying about being sued)

Mike Francesa, hating FOX and hated by FOX, will not have WFAN as his bully pulpit any longer. Annoyed that Francesa has drifted from the 'this, first and foremost, is a little radio show where TV cameras unobtrusively drop in like they're visiting our living room,' CBS has told Mike to can the FOX simulcast whining. “Sometimes you get a cake or a watch, sometimes you...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

FoxSports NFL Draft Analyst Joel Klatt Took a Swing at Mike Francesa on Twitter

Embattled TV personalty Mike Francesa had a thirty minute threesome (begrudgingly) with Fox Sports NFL draft experts Peter Schrager and Joel Klatt back in May. Klatt waited until earlier this month to take a swing at Francesa. In response to a Peter Schrager tweet ("Francesa caller has a problem with Bill Cowher wearing a headset in commercials. Further reason why Francesa callers...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets allow players on Mike Francesa's show "so long as it’s in a manner that’s respectful of their relationship with ESPN 98.7"

The Michael Vick / Mike Francesa nightmare is over.“We weren’t aware of the request initially,” a team spokesperson said in a statement. “Upon learning, we discussed with Michael and his representatives.“Appearing on a weekly basis didn’t seem so practical in-season, but he is willing to be a guest on occasion, and we have no issue with scheduling other players on Mike’s...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mushnick begs Mike Francesa to sue him, recalls Francesa's Nazified post 9-11 rant

We spoke with Phil Mushnick earlier this week. Must have riled him up.Lost Tape Syndrome hits NFLIn 2001, shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, global affairs expert Mike Francesa blamed the entire thing on Israel, adding that American Jews are disloyal — they would fight for Israel before the U.S. A more bigoted, ignorant spew against Jews likely had not been heard on U.S...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa 2014 week 2 NFL picks, sans drama and theatrics

Mike Francesa, 0-3, whines about his Jets loss last week ('Should have been a win...') and then Jets +8.5 over Packers. Panthers -2.5 over Lions. Cowboys +4 over Titans. Browns +6.5 over Saints. Texans -3 over Raiders. Broncos -12 over Chiefs. Colts -3 over Eagles. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Just how serious is Mike Francesa v Boomer & Carton? The NY Post wants to know...

The Post's great Justin Terranova asks, Just how serious is Mike Francesa v Boomer & Carton? Esiason commented (and didn't say he could care less!):“The more agita between the two shows, the more fun we have at each other’s expense, the better it is, to be honest with you. I could not care at all,” Esiason said. “I think Mike is taking a shot at us over some of...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Carton joins Mike Francesa by forgetting what TV network he's simulcast on

Craig Carton, this morning..."broadcast live on M-S-G!.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

TMZ’s Harvey Levin Says The NFL Is “Out Of Control” (Video)

TMZ’s Harvey Levin was on Mike Francesa’s New York sports show, which is simulcast on FOX Sports 1 to talk about the NFL. TMZ of course, is responsible for leaking the now infamous video of Ray knocking his then fiancee and now wife Janay Palmer, out cold. Levin had nothing but harsh words for the League, as now Commissioner Goodell has been caught red handed about lying about...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvey Levin to Mike Francesa: NFL is 'out of control'

Harvey Levin joins Mike Francesa to talk discuss TMZ's reporting on the Ray Rice tape and Roger Goodell.
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

TMZ’s Harvey Levin to Mike Francesa: ” The NFL is out of control”

TMZ’s Harvin Levin was a guest on Mike Francesa’s radio show and stated that the NFL is out of control. I appreciate Levin’s insight, but I think we’ve know that since Roger Goodell has been in charger. The things he’s gotten away with are amazing. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading.....
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The NFL Is ‘Out Of Control’ Right Now: TMZ' Harvey Levin to Mike Francesa

TMZ founder Harvey Levin joined Mike Francesa on WFAN today. Interesting that the ultimate insider, who proclaimed to have been given the name within the NFL of who received the Ray Rice tape before and after the interview, needed Harvey to make an appearance...Levin told Francesa that the NFL is out of control right now:“I’ll say something to you that we really haven’t even...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa distances himself from Rick Stacy & his NeoGraft hair plugs

We began tweeting, "Just who at WFAN turned Rick Stacy from CBS on to the hair restoration experts at New York Hair MD?" back on May 29, 2014. August 25th we began asking, "How many weekends will WFAN's Rick Stacy go swim at Jones Beach now that he's had the NeoGraft automated hair transplant?"Monday...Mike Francesa let us know: "Yeah I know Rick...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Carton pissed Mike Francesa didn't credit him as 1st to report NFL was lying about Ray Rice tape

Craig Carton was the first to report that they NFL was lying about not having seen the Ray Rice attack tape earlier than Monday. "I can tell you as a fact that members of the NFL were at the Revel Casino and saw the video. Not Roger Goodell, but people representing the NFL's interests saw that video."Carton commented on the NFL's stance that they had requested any...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa explains domestic violence as it relates to gayness

Dan in Connecticut wants to know if Michael Sam hit a boyfriend, would there be the same outcry. Mike Francesa wants to know why Dan is bringing gayness into this. And then he keeps Dan on the line for 3 minutes. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Carton implies that sleepy Sweeni 'Uhh' Murti is Mike Francesa's puppet

Mike Francesa is pre-empted on FS1 three times this week. Including Football Friday.That's what happens when dopes think they're smart enough to not need an agent.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Carton mocks Mike Francesa's 0-3 NFL picks, private office

Craig Carton mocks Mike Francesa's 0-3 NFL picks start and his distance from co-workers to boot.Pay attention to Francesa today. The sitting verbal tic has added a Marc Malusis level of 'You knows?' to his variety of ahs, uhs, Let's be honests and ums.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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