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Yanks Could Be Game Changer for ESPN Radio

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

ESPN started a new era in New York radio when it moved to FM yesterday morning with their 98.7 debut. They also turned 1050 into a Spanish speaking equivalent and renamed it ESPN Deportes. There is also a new lineup on the station. I don’t know if it’s possible for Terry Collins or Joe Girardi to shakeup their lineup as […]

Link: Sports Media 2012 Stock Up Stock Down

Sunday, January 1st, 2012

In case you missed it, in addition to the New York baseball “Stock Up Stock Down” going into 2012, I also completed a media version over at Sports Media Watchdog. CLICK HERE to read who I personally think you should be paying attention to in the sports media landscape. There are also blog mentions as […]

Gracious Kingman, ’73 Redux, Radio Ratings

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

I never saw Dave Kingman play, but heard stories about his mammoth homers, as well as his dour personality. Everyone knows the story about how he sent a dead rat to a reporter in the mail. This Sunday, the Stockton Ports brought Kingman in as part of a Fathers Day promotion. This version of “King Kong” […]

Carton Disses Fantasy Baseball & Strat-O-Matic

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Yesterday, former big league pitching coach Rick Peterson was on Boomer Esiason’s show on WFAN. When Peterson asked Boomer’s co-host Craig Carton if he plays fantasy baseball this was the response: No, because I am not a loser. Carton went on to say What would you say about a guy that’s 25 years old, alright, who […]

Watch: Incarcerated Bob vs. Jon Heyman

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

The most hysterical thing about social media is how anyone can become a media star. Those who are users of Twitter know about a man named Incarcerated Bob, a man who became famous for calling the “Boomer & Carton” show on WFAN. He got his nickname for spending nine months in an upstate correctional facility […]

Boomer & Carton Talk NYBD – Silva Responds

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Earlier today I was informed that yours truly was a brief topic of conversation on WFAN’s Boomer & Carton show. I wish I was listening live, but was unavailable during the segment. I have enclosed the audio from WFAN’s website. I want to thank the guys for coming to the site. To hear Boomer Esiason […]

ESPN’s La Greca Calls Boomer & Carton Frauds

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Boomer and Carton, both Mets fans, rooting for Yankees behind home plate? Frauds!less than a minute ago via webDon La grecaDonLagreca And he is right. What a horrible experience having to be forced to watch Carton behave like a child on sugar behind home plate, and Mets fan Boomer Esiason wear a Yankees jacket. This […]

Audio Gate Update and Mushnick on WFAN “Lifting”

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Update: In speaking with Licata he says there was never an issue between him and Carton off the air. He disputes the report by our source regarding SNY and Pine Belt Chevy. Look for him to set the record straight in the near future on “Sal Licata Radio.” It’s 6 AM and I have not […]

100 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts in US

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Update 3:00 PM – Here is the link that I forgot to post originally. Thank you to the readers for a heads up. Talkers Magazine ranked the most influential talk show hosts in the country. Here are some of the rankings that I thought the local fans would be interested in: 40 – WFAN’s Boomer […]