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.
Mike Francesa had a special treat for his WFAN listeners this morning: a sneak peek at this year's Super Bowl goody bag. There was, I assume, some good stuff in there, but these earmuffs did not agree with poor Mike.
So the Toronto Blue Jays took a lot of talent from the Miami Marlins during the last MLB offseason. One could probably find lots of words to describe the trade effectively. "Raided." "Pillaged." "Ravaged." "Pilfered." "Devastated." "Looted." "Purloined." One would probably not want to say "raped." YES Network color…
I watched this game while sort of glancing at the television and then looking away again, so when I first heard this call, from the YES Network's Ian Eagle, I thought it was pretty irredeemably dweeby, regardless of the quality of the source material. Now that I've watched again and seen that Jerry Seinfeld was in…
What was rumored last week has been officially announced: News Corporation will purchase 49 percent of the YES Network, and become the single biggest shareholder in the single most lucrative regional sports network in the country.
The YES Network's Michael Kay is very excited over the return of Al Leiter for tonight's game, and just posted this photo to Twitter. This is absolutely the broadcast booth equivalent of sword fighting in the men's room.
The final minutes of last night's YES Network broadcast of the Celtics-Nets game were awkward after veteran play-by-play rock Ian Eagle inexplicably voiced his complaints to analyst Mike Fratello on-air.
Bob Lorenz isn't currently a star on the Yankees' broadcast arm, the YES Network. (He does lots of solid studio work.) And judging from what police allege happened early this morning in Westport, Connecticut, Lorenz won't become a star at YES anytime soon.
Whoever did this should be fired and rehired, in the man's honor. H/T reader Adem
A disgruntled former MSG exec says he designed the blueprint for YES network, which George promptly stole to build his $3 billion television empire. So naturally he's suing for due credit, to the tune of $23 million.
As loyal MLB.tv subscribers — honestly, if you're paying for the MLB TV package for your TV rather than your computer, you're getting ripped off — our favorite parts are usually when the game isn't going on. If you find the right feed, it won't jump to commercial like on regular telecasts and you can hear the…