Report: Fake ESPN President Tried To Get D.C. Radio Show Cancelled

Last week, we reported on how former Washington Post columnist Jason Reid's new radio show The Man Cave, which was supposed to debut last Monday on Dan Snyder-owned and ESPN-affiliated WTEM, didn't. WTEM stuck to the syndicated Mike and Mike show, and there were indications that The Man Cave was killed because… » 3/24/15 8:45pm Tuesday 8:45pm

Did Dan Snyder Kill A Redskins Critic's Radio Show?

Bruce Allen is the Washington Redskins' president and an unwitting jokester, well-known for such thigh-slappers as his claim that no matter how bad the team is, they're "winning off the field." He accidentally inspired more guffaws last week by claiming that his boss, team owner Dan Snyder, "doesn't get involved" in… » 3/16/15 7:30pm 3/16/15 7:30pm

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

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

Here's The Steve Gleason Bit That Got Three Atlanta Radio Hosts Fired

Today, former Saint Steve Gleason guested on SI's MMQB—no mean feat since he's in the later stages of ALS. He types using a program that tracks movements of his eyes, and his 4,500-word column took him four hours to compose. Around the same time the column was published, an Atlanta sports talk radio show did an… » 6/17/13 5:58pm 6/17/13 5:58pm

How North Dakota Lost Its Mind Over A "Choke Job"

On Feb. 16, the Northern Arizona basketball team rallied to beat North Dakota in overtime, 74-72. In a postgame interview with North Dakota head coach Brian Jones, the team's radio guy, Paul Ralston, a university employee, called the loss a "choke job." What ensued was the most pitiful college sports "scandal" in… » 5/16/13 1:45pm 5/16/13 1:45pm