The Moment Chicago Radio Hosts Found Out On The Air That They Were Fired

We mentioned this while it was happening yesterday, but it's another thing altogether to see video of Chicago sports radio hosts trying to doing their show as they learn their entire station is going to be shut down. » 11/21/14 12:52pm 11/21/14 12:52pm

It was reported today that The Game 87.7, Chicago's first FM sports/talk radio station, will shut down at year's end. This afternoon, hosts Ben Finfer and Alex Quigley learned the news while on the air. Listen in now for some strong, sad, surreal radio. » 11/20/14 2:44pm 11/20/14 2:44pm

Tie Domi Only Wants To Talk About Microsoft In Awkward Radio Interview

Longtime enforcer Tie Domi appeared on TSN radio yesterday afternoon, and wouldn't you know it, it was a good day to have opinions on the Leafs. But Domi didn't want to talk about the Leafs; he just really, really wanted to talk about Microsoft. » 11/20/14 11:21am 11/20/14 11:21am

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 Hosts Nearly Come To Blows On Air Over Strength Of Raiders' Brand

Shit got extremely real on the Doug and Wolf Arizona sports radio show this morning. Whereas most sports radio meltdowns involve a host getting into it with a caller or an interview subject, this one saw the two co-hosts very nearly scrapping in the studio. » 10/16/14 2:16pm 10/16/14 2:16pm

Sports Radio Caller Gets Robbed While Rapping On Air

Will in Baltimore was working the graveyard shift at 7-11 last night, and decided to call into Damon Amendolara's CBS Sports radio show to commiserate about the Orioles dropping a third straight game to the Royals in the ALCS. He then decided to bust out a lil' rap song for the listeners ... and then he got robbed. » 10/15/14 10:06am 10/15/14 10:06am

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

Reggie Bush Admits To "Harshly" Disciplining His 1-Year-Old Daughter…

Lions running back Reggie Bush was a guest on the Boomer and Carton radio show yesterday, and he shared some extremely bad thoughts about Adrian Peterson and corporal punishment. » 9/17/14 1:04pm 9/17/14 1:04pm

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

Sports Radio A Force For Good, For Once

The Associated Press has a feature on Gool FM, Somalia's first sports-only radio station. Staffed by 28 people—including four women, which is no small thing—it provides a welcome diversion in a country that's still struggling with some fundamental issues. » 8/04/14 6:59pm 8/04/14 6:59pm

D.C. Station Remembers The Good Times, When Radio Guys Could Say "Fag"

WJFK, a CBS-owned sportstalker serving the D.C. market, made a big announcement last week. LaVar Arrington, the former Washington Redskins star and longtime co-host of the station's afternoon show, LaVar and Dukes, had moved to Los Angeles to join the NFL Network. Instead of hiring a big-name replacement, management… » 7/28/14 1:24pm 7/28/14 1:24pm

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

Dumb Question About Derek Jeter Drives Radio Host To Breaking Point

This is Bruce Drennan, a Cleveland sportscaster who hosts a call-in radio show called All Bets Are Off. During yesterday's show, a guy—a plant? an actual yokel?—called in and asked Drennan if he thought there was any chance that Derek Jeter might end up on the Indians. Much exasperation ensued, as did a mock… » 4/01/14 2:19pm 4/01/14 2:19pm

Which KNBR Employee Is Downloading Huge Amounts Of Porn At Work?

A tipster just sent us a picture of the above sign, which was recently posted in the KNBR sports radio studio in San Francisco. That's the same radio station that employs Damon Bruce, and is essentially the west coast's answer to WEEI. So, really, it's not all that surprising that such a warning needed to be given to… » 3/03/14 1:56pm 3/03/14 1:56pm

Mike Missanelli Suspended, Explains Himself To Admitted Email Hacker

Mike Missanelli, the Philly sports radio host who got all homophobic in an email fight with a listener, has been suspended by 97.5 The Fanatic. Philly Mag columnist Larry Mendte has written a defense of Missanelli under the headline, "Mike Missanelli Responds: Deadspin is Journalistically Corrupt." » 2/04/14 4:45pm 2/04/14 4:45pm

Man Calls Sports Radio Show To Talk About Cats, Confuses Everyone

Something very strange happened early this morning on the sports radio airwaves, and we have been alerted to it by a very observant Deadspin reader. » 1/21/14 11:46am 1/21/14 11:46am

Hey, Stupid Sports Radio Guy, You Owe This Man $100 [Update]

Last year, some dumb sports radio guy in Denver named Darren McKee did a thing that only a dumb sports radio guy would do: he bet reader Charles $100 that the Ravens would make the playoffs this year. Now, with the Ravens' season having ended without a playoff berth, it appears that McKee is not a man of his word. » 1/07/14 4:28pm 1/07/14 4:28pm

What Exactly Is Happening In This Old Photo Of Mike And The Mad Dog?

This amazing photograph comes to us from reader Ryan, who says he found it in an old Giants program from the early '90s. Please bask in the glory of Mike Francesa's jacket, Mad Dog's shirt-tucked-into-the-jeans look, and the fact that it's impossible to tell which one of them is supposed to be the receiver. » 7/12/13 1:55pm 7/12/13 1:55pm