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Geno Auriemma is a bad winner and a bully

I don’t like bullies. Never did. Doesn’t matter if they’re Mike Francesa, Rex Ryan, LaVar Ball, Chris Christie, Bobby Knight or Popeye’s nemesis, Bluto. Blame my parents. That’s how they raised me, invoking the old “Treat others as you’d have them treat you” thing. Shame on them, I suppose. And though the TV folks regularly...
Via New York Post
1 day ago

Mike Francesa misses having a forum, but should have something to announce in April

It’s been three months since Mike Francesa signed off for the final time from WFAN, where he’d been a sports talk radio institution for 30 years. As you might expect after having a voice and a prominent forum for so long, he misses it now that it’s no longer available. In a conversation with Newsday‘s Neil Best, Francesa said as much: “I have to say, I miss it more than I thought...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago

Michael Kay’s show wins this round

ESPN New York’s “Michael Kay Show” rallied in the month of February to beat Mike Francesa’s WFAN replacements, “Carlin, Maggie and Bart,” which is a troubling result for the fledgling new show. However, radio ratings books are not graded in months, but rather in books, and this has been a back-and-forth battle that is essentially...
Via New York Post
4 days ago

Mike Francesa goes on huge rant over Eli Manning benching

Veteran New York sports radio host Mike Francesa went on a rant for the ages on Tuesday over the Giants’ decision to bench Eli Manning.The WFAN host went to bat for Manning, praising him for always taking the high road and not criticizing the organization, while ripping the front office and Ben McAdoo for the terrible move.Francesa was critical of Giants GM Jerry Reese, saying that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Sports & Politics Intersect: Attempt to avoid controversy has adverse effect for ESPN

Front Five: The top stories that shaped both sports & politics this week "Is this even real life anymore?" - Clay Travis, conservative sports blogger who broke the Robert Lee/ESPN story.In an effort to desperately avoid entering the political arena, ESPN inadvertently threw itself right in the middle of it after conservative blogger Clay Travis outed the company on Tuesday for...
Via Yardbarker
August 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Sports & Politics Intersect: Chris Christie heads to the FAN

Front Five: The top stories that shaped both sports & politics this week “As for the governor's future, he appreciates the interest and concern about his next employment from his friends in the media, but he is not concerned at all about it." - Chris Christie spokesman Brian MurrayDallas Cowboys fan and New Jersey governor Chris Christie will take to the airwaves for two days...
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July 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Ben McAdoo calls reports of Giants’ plane trashing ‘bull----‘

New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo had a rather strong reaction to reports that his team had trashed a plane returning from Green Bay. There were allegations Sunday that the Giants left their plane in such disarray that it required a significant delay to clean things up. McAdoo had a very simple response to that in an interview with Mike Francesa on WFAN. Coach McAdoo on the plane...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

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