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

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

Bill Parcells Used To Have Drew Bledsoe Fetch Drinks For Mike Francesa

Mike Francesa's gawt a hazing storee for ya in the video above, uh-kay. It dates back to 1993, when Drew Bledsoe was a big-shot rookie with the Patriots. Francesa only took paht beccause it's what Pahcells wanted. But it was hahmless, uh-kay. And now one is left to wonder what Francesa would do with all that… » 11/13/13 3:26pm 11/13/13 3:26pm

Olbermann Goes After Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton; Defends ESPN

Yesterday, WFAN's morning boys, Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton, went after Keith Olbermann and Chris Berman in an admittedly confusing way while discussing Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin. Apparently Olbermann and Berman are bullies and they're a bunch of hypocrites for talking about this. It was weird, and… » 11/06/13 2:32pm 11/06/13 2:32pm

How Would Mike Francesa Have Discussed The Civil War?

After his successful Revolutionary War commentary, time-traveling Mike Francesa is back, this time in the run-up to the Battle of Antietam. The best moment comes around the 2:32 mark, when a caller—Dred, from Scottsville (groan)—asks for Mike's take on Harriet Tubman. Mike responds as if she's Al Alburquerque. » 10/29/13 3:54pm 10/29/13 3:54pm

Mike Francesa And Daily News Reporter Battle To See Who Screams Louder

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. » 10/25/13 4:09pm 10/25/13 4:09pm

Genius Impressionist Reimagines Mike Francesa As A 1776 Radio Pundit

This, the work of @BizzaroZaun, is one of the best Mike Francesa impersonations you will ever see. And it's not just Francesa's voice that Zaun nails; everything about this impression—the smugness, the dismissive attitude towards callers, the fact that Francesa would have been a loyalist stooge in 1776—is… » 10/01/13 11:20am 10/01/13 11:20am