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The Mike Francesa Saga is getting really interesting

Ever since Mike Francesa began his Fox Sports 1 simulcast of his WFAN radio show earlier this year, the relationship between the two parties has been rather tumultuous. Now it’s reaching the breaking point. It’s been quite the week for Mongo Nation as Mike Francesa’s increasingly difficult simulcast situation with Fox Sports 1 is becoming increasingly strained.  Francesa...
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Boomer & Carton satirized Mike Francesa's producing, not reading, CBS letter

Mike Francesa, hating FOX and hated by FOX was told by CBS to can the FOX simulcast whining. Mike felt the need to lie and say that the network he works for threatened to sue him. Once outed, Mike stated that he could produce the letter. Not read it, mind you, just...produce it. Boomer & Carton went to town on him this morning.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe...
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Actually, CBS will tell Mike Francesa how to run his show (though he's lying about being sued)

Mike Francesa, hating FOX and hated by FOX, will not have WFAN as his bully pulpit any longer. Annoyed that Francesa has drifted from the 'this, first and foremost, is a little radio show where TV cameras unobtrusively drop in like they're visiting our living room,' CBS has told Mike to can the FOX simulcast whining. “Sometimes you get a cake or a watch, sometimes you...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa 2014 week 2 NFL picks, sans drama and theatrics

Mike Francesa, 0-3, whines about his Jets loss last week ('Should have been a win...') and then Jets +8.5 over Packers. Panthers -2.5 over Lions. Cowboys +4 over Titans. Browns +6.5 over Saints. Texans -3 over Raiders. Broncos -12 over Chiefs. Colts -3 over Eagles. Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Just how serious is Mike Francesa v Boomer & Carton? The NY Post wants to know...

The Post's great Justin Terranova asks, Just how serious is Mike Francesa v Boomer & Carton? Esiason commented (and didn't say he could care less!):“The more agita between the two shows, the more fun we have at each other’s expense, the better it is, to be honest with you. I could not care at all,” Esiason said. “I think Mike is taking a shot at us over some of...
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There’s no love lost between Joel Klatt and Mike Francesa

Mike Francesa is a ticking timebomb on Fox Sports 1.  The relationship between the sports pope and his national cable television syndication partner has been an unmitigated disaster.  From poor ratings to constant preemptions, Francesa on FS1 is running on borrowed time. And to tell the truth, perhaps the defining aspect of the Francesa-Fox Sports 1 relationship has been the enmity...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa Does The Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)

WAIT A SEKUND! You mean to tell me NY’s INFAMOUS Mike Francesa–the same man who has stated to never having a “hair out of place” let some ‘mongos’ dump water all over his hair?! Believe it. Mike Francesa agreed to the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS and it was a thing of pure beauty. The mongos salute you, Mike. But who was the mysterious person who did...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa is not playing nice with Doug Gottlieb

Doug Gottlieb moved his radio show to New York where he is now sharing the same building with Mike Francesa.  On Gottlieb’s first day in his new place, he got a warm welcome from the Sports Pope, who gave his entire staff a plate of freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and bottles of Diet Coke.  Because if there’s one thing Mike Francesa is about, it’s extravagant hospitality...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss
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