REPORT: YES to End Mike Francesa WFAN Simulcast

According to the New York Daily News’ Bob Raissman, YES Network will end its long-running simulcast of Mike Francesa’s radio show next month. Since 2002, YES had aired WFAN’s Mike and the Mad Dog and then Mike Francesa’s show when he went solo starting in 2008. Raissman reports that the YES decision had nothing to […]

CBS Sports Network to Simulcast WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton”

Announced this morning, CBS Sports Network will pick up WFAN’s morning show “Boomer and Carton” co-hosted by the NFL Today’s Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton. The show has been on the air since 2007 replacing the embattled “Imus in the Morning” and became popular with listeners in the New York tri-state area. It had been […]

Return of Some Long-Lost Linkage

My apologies for not doing what was the bread-and-butter of this site and that has been the linkage. A change of schedules in the morning have prevented me from gathering links and they have hurt the content. I hope to get back to a normal publishing schedule. Here is what we have today. Tripp Mickle […]

WFAN to Begin Airing New York Yankees Games in 2014

Just announced by CBS Radio and Mike Francesa on WFAN, the New York Yankees will move from WCBS-AM to WFAN starting next season. It means the New York Mets will have a new radio home starting next season. Under the agreement, the Yankees will be heard on both WFAN 660 AM and 101.9 FM. Both […]

Some Friday Linkage

Ok, lots of things to get to. Let’s do some Friday links. From Anthony CrupiCrupiCrupi of Adweek, a Disney executive downplays any threat from Fox Sports 1 to ESPN. From Variety, Rick Kissell says NBC Sports Network saw stellar ratings for the NHL Conference Semifinals. R. Thomas Umstead from Multichannel News says the next Floyd […]

Some Quick Thursday Linkage

Trying to provide two consecutive days of linkage, something I haven’t done in quite some time. Here we go. Pete Iacobelli of the Associated Press writes that Fox is still investigating the incident that caused a rope supporting its overhead camera to snap at the Coca-Cola 600. Tim Baysinger of Multichannel News writes that Fox […]

Anatomy of a Very Bizarre Day

Monday was quite the day in the sports world. As people were getting up and preparing to go to work on the East Coast, little would they know how things were going to develop. Let’s review what happened as events occurred. All times listed below are Eastern. 7:53 a.m. —

Mike Francesa Signs Long-Term Contract to Remain on WFAN

He’s been fodder for plenty of jokes, been caught falling asleep on live television, allegedly received a police escort and held up a plane to New Orleans earlier this year, yelled at numerous callers and has made countless handwaves to numerous producers, but it all doesn’t matter. After plenty of speculation that Mike Francesa would […]

Mike Francesa is a Bitter Old Coot … and Vain!

During today’s Mike Francesa show in Tampa, FL, the Pope decided that he doesn’t like being shot from the side. As he was coming back from break on both WFAN and YES, Francesa saw a camera shot of him from his right side and he immediately went off on the production crew. It reminds me […]

Cranking Out The Friday Megalinks

Wasn’t able to do any posts yesterday as I was away for most of the day. Tough to get anything done when you’re out of range for any internet or even 3G. First World Problems. Anyway, time for some Friday megalinks. Been doing well with the links, except for Thursday, but let’s continue doing them […]

Bringing Out Some Wednesday Sports Media Thoughts

Time for some overdue sports radio thoughts. I apologize for the inconsistency in posting. I’ve been sick since last week and its hit me like a ton of bricks. It’s no fun not having a voice and certainly not good to feel wrecked every time I awake. I hope to get better soon, but this […]

Some Quick Thursday Links

I’ll do a few links on this Thursday. Can you believe it’s November already? Michael Hiestand of USA Today says the NBA’s television partners are still setting their lineups as the season begins. Hiestand reports that the Mitt Romney campaign is throwing a monkey wrench at ESPN in its attempts to get the GOP Presidential […]

Some Tuesday Links

I hope those of you in the Mid-Atlantic states are ok after Hurricane Sandy. I’m lucky to still have power after yesterday’s gusts in Southern New England. I know many are not. Hopefully you’re ok after Sandy and you can start getting back to normal. Let’s do some linkage for you. Michael Hiestand of USA […]