The St. Louis Rams Have Nothing To Be Sorry For

You don't call Mike Francesa's radio show unless you are upset, and probably also otherwise damaged in some way. A person who is doing fine, thanks, does not run some avant-garde hear-me-out-Mike trade—Nothing crazy, just Eli Manning for a couple of first-round picks and a couple of second-round picks—past a… » 12/05/14 3:29pm 12/05/14 3:29pm

Michael Kay Screams And Rants About Mike Francesa And Integrity

Yankees play-by-play announcer Michael Kay was fuming at radio host Mike Francesa yesterday on his radio show, and called out the Sports Pope after Francesa suggested YES controlled what Kay could and couldn't do. » 11/06/14 12:21pm 11/06/14 12:21pm

Radio Host Mike Francesa Rants About The Jets For Over Seven Minutes

The shit-ass Jets are 1-7 after getting smoked by the Buffalo Bills in a game that featured many grand embarrassments from the home team, so today was the perfect day for Mike Francesa to unleash a merciless rant about just how crappy this team is. » 10/27/14 4:06pm 10/27/14 4:06pm

Mike Francesa Fell Asleep On The Air Again!

It's been over two years since sports radio legend Mike Francesa fell asleep while on the air. That was a moment we assumed Francesa would never top, until he once again went ahead and fell asleep, while live on the air, last Friday. » 10/06/14 2:47pm 10/06/14 2:47pm

John Calipari Called Into Mike Francesa's Show To Yell At Him

Today on his radio show, Mike Francesa was talking some shit about Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari. "He's not a classic X's and O's guy," he said in his particular way. Francesa then took a call from "John in Kentucky," who wanted to defend coach Cal's abilities. Turns out, "John in Kentucky" was… » 8/21/14 5:14pm 8/21/14 5:14pm

Mike Francesa Has A Lot Of Dumb Questions About Soccer

We can't judge Francesa too harshly for not knowing dick about soccer, because he's probably not anymore clueless about the sport than 90 percent of the other American sports fans who populate his demographic. » 6/17/14 4:09pm 6/17/14 4:09pm

Mike Francesa Barely Tolerates His Own Network's Draft Analysts

Mike Francesa's daily radio show is simulcast on Fox Sports 1 now, so you might assume that a segment built around two of the network's NFL draft analysts would lead to some good corporate synergy. The Sports Pope disagrees. » 5/08/14 5:45pm 5/08/14 5:45pm

Mike Francesa Is Not Happy With His Fox Sports Partners

Mike Francesa's afternoon WFAN talk show simulcast moved from YES to Fox Sports 1 six weeks ago, bringing the longtime New York voice to a national audience—that is, when not pre-empted for Champions League soccer on the nascent News Corp (err, "21st Century Fox") network. » 5/01/14 2:06pm 5/01/14 2:06pm

WFAN Just Obliterated Mike Francesa's Most Effective Marketer

WFAN Audio, the internet's largest repository of Mike Francesa clips, was decimated today, as WFAN/CBS issued takedown notices on hundreds of YouTube videos. This is only notable to that small subset of the population who cares what Francesa's up to, but that's kind of the point—even fewer people are going to care… » 4/24/14 4:05pm 4/24/14 4:05pm

Mike Francesa Could Not Give Less Of A Shit About The Ultimate Warrior

You think the Sports Pope wants to sit here and spend his day talking about professional wrestling? Get a clue. Francesa could cah less about that gahbage. » 4/10/14 12:06pm 4/10/14 12:06pm

Mike Francesa Wouldn't Shut Up About Paternity Leave Today

Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is going to be away from the team for a few days on paternity leave, because his wife had a child and he wants to be with his wife and child. This is a thing that men in America, even athletes, do. Usually if they don't, it's because they're not lucky enough to have a good job where… » 4/02/14 5:37pm 4/02/14 5:37pm

Mike Francesa And His Callers Talked Michael Sam And It Was Not Good

One of the dirty secrets about Mike Francesa is that underneath his lovable, old-man-watching-sports-from-an-oversized-recliner persona is someone who's... not so great when it comes to talking about gay people. His thoughts on the topic have always been more than a little perplexed. » 2/10/14 3:54pm 2/10/14 3:54pm

Michael Kay Takes "Classless" Shot At Mike Francesa

Today marked the debut of the YES Network's simulcast of Michael Kay's ESPN radio show—taking the spot of Mike Francesa, who parted ways with YES after 12 glorious years together. As they took the air, Kay and partner Don La Greca took a not-so-subtle shot at Francesa, dumping a bottle of Diet Coke in the trash. » 2/03/14 5:09pm 2/03/14 5:09pm

Mike Francesa Opening A Super Bowl Goodie Bag Is Performance Art

Fans attending the Super Bowl will receive a swag bag full of things to keep them comfortable and warm, like a seat cushion, hat, handwarmers, and so forth. Mike Francesa devoted an entire 10 minutes of his show today to going through the bag and talking about what he pulled out. It was amazing. » 1/21/14 5:58pm 1/21/14 5:58pm

Mike Francesa Gets Owned By Earmuffs

Mike Francesa had a special treat for his WFAN listeners this morning: a sneak peek at this year's Super Bowl goody bag. There was, I assume, some good stuff in there, but these earmuffs did not agree with poor Mike. » 1/21/14 4:21pm 1/21/14 4:21pm

Alex Rodriguez Blasts MLB In Surprise Interview With Mike Francesa

After angrily storming out of his arbitration hearing this morning, Alex Rodriguez took his case to a sympathetic ear: Mike Francesa. In an intense and resolute interview on WFAN this afternoon, Rodriguez assailed Major League Baseball's investigation, bemoaned a system set up against the players, and for the first… » 11/20/13 5:06pm 11/20/13 5:06pm