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Day II of Fathergate for Boomer Esiason, Craig Carton

Radio hosts Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton, of

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WFAN's morning duo of Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton returned early Thursday to the subject of Daniel Murphy's two-game paternity leave from the Mets, addressing criticism of their initial take Wednesday from assorted corners of social media and beyond.

They did not back off their initial opinion that assuming no medical complications for the mother or baby, Murphy and other professional...

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WFAN hosts take issue with Daniel Murphy's paternity leave

WFAN long-time radio host Mike Francesa. (June 19,

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The hosts of WFAN’s morning and afternoon shows rarely see eye to eye but on Wednesday both weighed in with similar takes on the subject of Daniel Murphy’s paternity leave from the Mets.

Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton began the discussion in the morning, with Esiason offering a particularly blunt opinion that took the matter a big step beyond the others.

“That’s not me,’’ he said. “I...

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Mike Francesa, Boomer Esiason, Craig Carton top Talkers' sports talk rankings

WFAN afternoon radio host Mike Francesa at the

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Keith Olbermann has been doing verbal battle via Twitter and ESPN with WFAN’s Mike Francesa, Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason, putting the FAN’s morning and afternoon shows on the same side of an argument for once.

One, big happy family? Um, no. But it’s been good, clean fun watching media egos mix it up for our amusement, with Olbermann playing his familiar role as button-pusher.

Among...

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Keith Olbermann vs. Craig Carton & Boomer Esiason

Craig Carton shows his muscle at shortstop as

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ESPN's Keith Olberman and WFAN's Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason had an exchange of words through their respective TV and radio shows.

Below you'll find the back and forth.

Keith Olbermann vs. WFAN's Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason

 

Carton and Boomer respond:

(Newsday's app users can see here: http://bit.ly/16K4XkO (Olbermann) and http://bit.ly/1bavhGm...

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