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

Sports Radio Caller's Rant Interrupted By Falcon Attack

Tim from Irondequoit was all set to go on a rant about Mario Williams's mental fortitude when he called into the John DiTullio Show on 1280 WHTK, but the conversation took a sudden turn when Tim's backyard played host to a scene from a nature show. "Oh, jeez!" Tim exclaims. "I tell ya what, a Peregrine Falcon just came… » 8/01/13 10:11am 8/01/13 10:11am

Arencibia's Pleasant Retorts Are Canada's Version Of Shit-Talk

When Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia heard the media criticism in Toronto, he had two choices. He could bear the slings and arrows in silence, or he could stand up take the fight right back to 'em. The 27-year-old opted for the latter, and did so in a most Canadian fashion: respectfully dispute his accusers' main… » 7/04/13 2:23pm 7/04/13 2:23pm

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 entire… » 6/17/13 5:58pm 6/17/13 5:58pm

Bill Plaschke Opened His Radio Show Yesterday Talking About Helen…

Petros Papadakis is busy preparing for Fox's Cotton Bowl broadcast tonight, so L.A. Times columnist and Around The Horn panelist Bill Plaschke guest-hosted Petros & Money on KLAC radio in Los Angeles on Thursday. Despite a world of sports topics worth discussion in Southern California at 3 p.m. Pacific yesterday,… » 1/04/13 11:20am 1/04/13 11:20am

"George In Nashua" Had A Job Interview At A Radio Station, Until He…

ESPN Radio in New Hampshire is in the process of filling some sales positions at the station and has interviews set up throughout the week. One of those interviews was going to be with a man known to us only as "George in Nashua." During today's midday show with Christian and King on WGAM—The Game—George in Nashua… » 10/15/12 11:19pm 10/15/12 11:19pm

An Online Fantasy Football Gambling Site Is Using An Impersonator To…

When your company's website features a prominent "Is This Legal?" link on its homepage, it's probably in an industry engaging in some kind of questionable behavior. But there it is on the front page of fantasy football gambling site FanDuel, in which we're told that yes, it is legal (in 44 of the 50 states). » 8/29/12 5:10pm 8/29/12 5:10pm

Caller Wants To Discuss Tigers Pitcher, Mike Francesa Hangs Up On Him…

Dave in Red Bank had some thoughts on Detroit reliver Al Alburquerque, who's gotten knocked around in the ALDS and also happens to have a funny name. (I'm unable to not think of this every time.) But noted sports talk radio caricature Mike Francesa decides that someone's having a laugh at his expense, that there… » 10/06/11 10:55am 10/06/11 10:55am