One of the Daily News's I-Team reporters who's been on the A-Rod beat, Michael O'Keeffe, went on WFAN and YES today to spar with Mike Francesa. The battle lines: Francesa thinks the News has been on a witch hunt against A-Rod, and the News thinks that's crap. The 40-minute or so interview broke Twitter for a while.
Frank Isola started on the Knicks beat for the New York Daily News in the fall of 1996, when he was 29 years old. Now, at 46, he has been covering the team longer than anyone else.
The New York Daily News features a screamer of a headline this morning: "Adrian Gonzalez off the hook as NY Mets' Kelly Shoppach takes fall for Boston's text mutiny." Oh, weird! I guess, contrary to the report from Yahoo, it was not "Adrian Gonzalez, texting on behalf of himself and some teammates," that "aired their…