That was quick.
The ever-incredulous Mike Francesa is following through on his promise to step down from his daily hosting gig on New York’s WFAN when his contract expires next month. Now we know his replacements—plural, because how could one person alone possibly carry on the, ah, unique legacy of Francesa.
Since his arrest for securities and wire fraud in September, former WFAN radio host Craig Carton has resigned from his post at the Boomer & Carton Show and stayed away from any media as he deals with his legal issues. On Tuesday, USA Today published an interview with Carton in which he said he’s innocent, and he has a…
WFAN radio host Craig Carton resigned today, exactly one week after news broke of his arrest for securities and wire fraud.
WFAN radio host Craig Carton, of Boomer & Carton Show fame, owed an outstanding debt of $2.5 million to a casino in 2016, according to the Security and Exchanges Commission’s fraud lawsuit against Carton, businessman Joseph Meli, and the pair’s companies.
Radio personality Craig Carton, who co-hosts the Boomer & Carton show on WFAN and CBS Sports Network, has been arrested as part of an alleged fake ticket scam that netted $2 million, NBC 4 New York reports.
Anyone who had hoped to one day call Chris Christie on the radio and tell him he’s a corrupt piece of shit will be sorely disappointed to learn that they’ll have to settle for tweeting at him, as the outgoing governor of New Jersey will not pursue an on-air gig at WFAN.
It didn’t take long for someone to berate Chris Christie on radio today. Infamous WFAN caller Mike in Montclair took him to the cleaners, and the New Jersey governor’s defense amounted to a bunch of spluttering.
New Jersey’s governor is going to spend nine hours of his time this week yakking about sports for WFAN, in hopes of transitioning to a full-time radio career once his term ends in 2018.
On yesterday’s show, Mike Francesa passed along the Supreme Court’s ruling on whether a slur could be registered as a trademark—a case that would have affected the Washington Redskins’ trademark—with the signature delicate approach only he could provide.
On Sept. 12, 2001, Mike and the Mad Dog host Mike Francesa drove to his local gas station to fill up the tank before coming into work. The station was owned by an “Arabic family,” and he said he could tell that the man working was understandably nervous given the previous day’s events, so he “gave him a slap on the…
On WFAN today, Yankees radio broadcaster Suzyn Waldman told Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts that highly touted Yankees prospect Clint Frazier asked the Yankees “if they ever un-retire numbers.” As if that question wasn’t batshit enough, Waldman says Frazier wanted to wear No. 7, which once belonged to a little-known…
“Since September 12th, ADL offices in the tri-state area have been flooded with calls complaining about comments made by Mike and the Mad Dog show hosts Mike Francesa and Chris Russo. The complaints focus on the hosts suggesting the motive behind the World Trade Center attack is U.S. support for the State of Israel…
Thanks to Fox Sports NFL reporter Jay Glazer, we have the answer to one of the great mysteries of the world: How big is Mike Francesa’s dong? Glazer, who interned for WFAN at the start of his career, gave the details to CBS Sports Radio’s Gio and Jones.
Mike Francesa says he will stop his daily radio show on WFAN at the end of 2017. Francesa was a guest on Katie Nolan’s Garbage Time podcast when he revealed his plans to walk away from the show when his contract expires.
Mike Francesa will probably never be able to recapture the brilliance that was 50 Seconds Of Phone Scrolling While Live On The Air, but he deserves credit for yesterday’s sequel, Nearly Three Minutes Of Halting U.S. Open Narration.
Today, Mike Francesa and regular caller Mike in Montclair talked about LeBron cutting his head on a camera and, in a separate event, showing his dick. Since the usual outline of Francesa’s show is “Mike Francesa’s coworkers and callers explain sports to Mike and get his reactions,” Mike in Montclair had to inform the…
We can't judge Francesa too harshly for not knowing dick about soccer, because he's probably not anymore clueless about the sport than 90 percent of the other American sports fans who populate his demographic.
Mike Francesa's afternoon WFAN talk show simulcast moved from YES to Fox Sports 1 six weeks ago, bringing the longtime New York voice to a national audience—that is, when not pre-empted for Champions League soccer on the nascent News Corp (err, "21st Century Fox") network.
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…