Neil Best leaves no stone unturned in the world of sports media.
For those of you who heard and/or read Mike Francesa’s Monday show opening on WFAN, here is a transcript of his original comments regarding the coming snowstorm from the open to his Thursday show:
“Getting ready for some snow here, but not like it is in New England, where they are expecting this Nemo monster storm to deliver, you know, 2 ½ feet of snow. But we’re looking at 3-to-6 inches over...Read more »
Mike Francesa opened his Monday WFAN show taking issue with a story in Sunday’s Daily News about Mike seeming to downplay the coming snowstorm during his show Thursday.
(WFAN teammates Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton took joking on-air pokes at Mike about his original comments on both their Friday and Monday morning shows.)
So what exactly did Francesa say Monday? That’s what I’m here...Read more »
WFAN's Mike Francesa flew from LaGuardia to New Orleans on Sunday along with a number of other local sports media scribes, including Newsday's own Tom Rock.
But soon after he boarded, word began to filter onto Twitter and blogs - including one of the biggest, Deadspin.com - and finally onto WFAN's own morning show that Big Mike had received an escort to the gate from uniformed police officers.
Boomer...Read more »
In this week's installment of "Whither Mike Francesa?" we check in with Dan Mason, president of CBS Radio. So, sir, are you hopeful of re-signing the big guy?
"We’re always hopeful for that," Mason said. "Mike’s a big part of the radio station, so we are hopeful of that."
Francesa has not said much about his future since telling Newsday last January he is...Read more »
Mike Francesa-ologists went into red alert with the news another of his producers, Ray Martel, has moved on, in this case after two-plus years at the helm.
By all accounts Martel departed on good terms, moving on to the new national CBS morning show.
Martel sought more favorable work hours for a family man, but the switch also provides stability as we begin what figures to be a popular...Read more »
With hockey on hiatus, the Knicks have picked up the winter sports slack, parlaying their fast start into large TV audiences.
Through their first 13 Nielsen-rated games on MSG, they averaged 3.22 percent of New York-area homes, up 68 percent from last season. (Three games could not be measured in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.)
That does not include Thursday night's TNT tilt against...Read more »
WFAN afternoon host Mike Francesa went off on the Mets after Thursday's game.
We could write up a few highlights, but in this case, the printed word just won't suffice. Just click the embedded video below and have yourself a party.
Newsday's mobile app users can paste this link into their browser to listen:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgyRKcEXYtI&feature=youtu.be...Read more »