Kay, Breen and Papa: Meet the sports media icon who launched their careers

Inevitably, Sunday nights would find Mike McCarthy within earshot of his radio. This was back in the dark ages — though others might call it a more enlightened period — when sports-talk radio as we know it didn’t exist, because Mike Francesa hadn’t invented it yet. It was the early 1980s, and the best sports-talk...
Via New York Post
21 hours ago

How much could Christie make as Francesa's replacement at WFAN?

Reports surfaced this week that Gov. Chris Christie is at least being discussed as a possible replacement for Mike Francesa on WFAN. How much money could that net Christie? TRENTON -- Gov. Chris Christie says he has three criteria for his next job after his final term in New Jersey runs out next January: to have fun, spend more time with his...
Via NJ.com
2 days ago

Christie brushes off reports of taking Mike Francesa’s WFAN job

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is shooting down reports he would join WFAN as a sports commentator. Asked by former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason whether he would be taking a job in the White House or replacing WFAN’s Mike Francesa, Christie said it’s a “tough choice.” “I’ll tell you something, Boomer, it’s a very tough...
Via New York Post
3 days ago

LISTEN: What Christie said today about WFAN job rumors

Gov. Chris Christie called into WFAN's "Boomer & Carton" show on Thursday morning amid talk about him possibly replacing Mike Francesa. TRENTON -- A day after a report surfaced saying he was among "plenty of candidates" being considered to succeed sport-talk radio legend Mike Francesa on WFAN, Gov. Chris Christie called in to the station...
Via NJ.com
3 days ago

WFAN confirms they’d consider Chris Christie to replace Mike Francesa, but could it happen?

The chances of New Jersey governor Chris Christie replacing Mike Francesa as a sports talk host on New York City’s 660 WFAN appear to be rising. Francesa will leave the station this December, and Christie leaves office three weeks later. There’s been speculation about Christie as a possible Francesa replacement for months, as he’s regularly called into Francesa’s show, has...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WFAN: Christie 'among many names' in consideration for Francesa job

One source told NJ Advance Media that while the talk is "hypothetical," the station has been "very impressed" with Christie's guest appearances. Watch video TRENTON -- Maybe all those guest spots will pay off for Gov. Chris Christie. Mark Chernoff, the program director for New York City sports-talk radio station WFAN-660 AM...
Via NJ.com
3 days ago

Chris Christie is on WFAN’s radar as the next Mike Francesa

New York sports fans, especially those from New Jersey, may want to start preparing themselves for more years of Chris Christie. WFAN program director Mike Chernoff revealed the New Jersey governor is one of “plenty of candidates” to take over for the radio station’s iconic sports-talk host, Mike Francesa, who plans to step away on Dec. 15...
Via New York Post
4 days ago

WFAN considers Chris Christie to replace Mike Francesa and Twitter erupts

A sampling of the reaction across social media to the rumblings that Christie could be heading to afternoon drive on WFAN: Sports Radio WFAN could be going from The Pope to ... The Governor?  Reports surfaced Wednesday that WFAN is considering New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to replace longtime afternoon drive host Mike Francesa when Francesa...
Via NJ.com
4 days ago

Report: Chris Christie Being Considered To Replace Mike Francesa

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie did not receive a role in the White House as part of the Trump administration, but he could soon find himself with a new job. According to a report from NorthJersey.com, Christie is being considered as a replacement for New York sports radio host Mike Francesa, who is retiring from WFAN 660-AM after nearly three decades in December. Christie will...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago

Ben McAdoo calls reports of Giants’ plane trashing ‘bull----‘

New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo had a rather strong reaction to reports that his team had trashed a plane returning from Green Bay. There were allegations Sunday that the Giants left their plane in such disarray that it required a significant delay to clean things up. McAdoo had a very simple response to that in an interview with Mike Francesa on WFAN. Coach McAdoo on the plane...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2017  |  Discuss

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