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

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

Bill Plaschke Opened His Radio Show Yesterday Talking About Helen Hunt's Vagina And Hotel Porn

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

"George In Nashua" Had A Job Interview At A Radio Station, Until He Called In To Talk Sports

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

An Online Fantasy Football Gambling Site Is Using An Impersonator To Make You Think Jim Rome Is A Spokesperson

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

Caller Wants To Discuss Tigers Pitcher, Mike Francesa Hangs Up On Him Because He Doesn't Believe That Pitcher Exists

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