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Francesa to end 'Mike'd Up'

Mike Francesa said on the air that his

Mike Francesa said on the air that his contract expires shortly after the 2014 Super Bowl, and indicated that he will "have a decision to make." Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy

Mike Francesa has decided to end his Sunday night sports wrapup show, "Mike'd Up," after seven years, a person familiar with his plans said. It is not yet clear what WNBC-TV will do with the time slot. Francesa, whose ratings generally were strong, had cut back drastically on his TV schedule this past season, from 36 weeks to 24 -- only three since the end of the football season -- citing a desire to have more time with his family on weekends. Bruce Beck long has hosted in his absence.

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