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 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

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

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