Hour 4: We kicked things off this hour with a call from Maggie Gray who announced that she will be hosting over on the CBS Sports Radio Network starting in January from 3pm-6pm, replacing the void left by Tiki & Tierney, who will be hosting the midday show here at WFAN, Gio talks about outlasting some of his WFAN colleagues, there are many different managing styles, Stu Feiner calls in to spread some joy and some dirt on Dave Portnoy, C-Lo sticks to the script, the Knicks struggles at MSG are a real thing, Friday's ‘Moment of the Day' and the guys share their picks for Week 13 in the NFL. Get into it… See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 1: The guys started this Feel Good Football Friday edition of the Morning Show by welcoming two new members to the WFAN on-air talent stables, as Tiki Barber & Brandon Tierney will take over in the middays starting January 3rd, Boomer is looking forward to having another former professional athlete to rub elbows with on a regular basis, Al Dukes is excited that Tiki & Tierney are both bald fellas, Chris Lopresti was excited to deliver an update, another Knicks' effort fails to produce a win at MSG, the Cowboys kicked-off Week 13 with a win in New Orleans, Boomer's collection of Esiason jerseys is becoming too much and LSU new head coach Brian Kelly left quite an impression which led to Gio doing an impression of his own. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 4: Craig and Evan talk about the lineup changes coming to WFAN. They also wondered who Giant fans are rooting for tonight between the Cowboys and Saints. The boys also discussed the faith they have in John Mara in finding the right people to run the Giants organization. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 5: Craig and Evan are headed to UBS Arena tonight, with Craig's niece (our hockey expert). WFAN will have a new midday show starting in January. The hosts of that show, Tiki Barber and Brandon Tierney stopped by to chat. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
If you didn't see the news, WFAN will have a new midday show starting in January. That show is called Tiki & Tierney. The hosts Tiki Barber and Brandon Tierney, stopped by the show today. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 367 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" hosted by Jimmy Traina features an interview with author James Andrew Miller, who has a new book out about all things HBO. Miller talks about how "The Sopranos" first episode did not screen well with test audiences, the struggles that James Gandolfini went through and how a big curveball was thrown at the show's "Pine Barrens" episode. Miller also discusses the behind-the-scenes problems with "The Larry Sanders Show," why HBO was the perfect fit for Larry David and "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and why "House of Cards" and "The Crown" had an impact on HBO. Before we talk about the book, "Tinderbox," Miller discusses how ESPN is feeling about the success of the "ManningCast," whether he think executives will try to tinker with the format and whether we may see less guests on the show in future. The podcast closes with the weekly "Traina Thoughts" segment. This week, Jimmy and Sal Licata from WFAN radio and SNY TV in New York discuss the college football coaching circus and why it's kinda gross, how the Lakers caused the end of Will Ferrell's friendship with Adam McKay, the Mount Rushmore of HBO shows and this week's episode of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
In the third hour, Matt Spiegel and Chris Rongey were joined by NFL on CBS analyst and WFAN host Boomer Esiason to discuss the state of the Bears and the latest headlines from around the league. Later, Spiegel revealed how his son solved a great mystery. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
WFAN November 27, 2021 by Danielle McCartan
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This week @Mattyshowtime stops by to talk about his experience at the @WSOP Main event from the perspective of a recreational gambler. Matty lived the dream won his way into the 10k Main Event! What did he learn? How did he do? Sit back, relax, grab a cocktail, and enjoy his trials and tribulations!
Episode 366 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" hosted by Jimmy Traina is an all-Traina Thoughts edition. This week, Jimmy and Sal Licata from WFAN and SNY talk about the new Hulu documentary, "Janet," which goes in-depth on the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show with Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake and the infamous wardrobe malfunction. What did the doc do well? What was the most frustrating aspect of the doc? What are the biggest takeaways from the doc? Who was the biggest villain in the entire scandal? In addition, Jimmy and Sal talk about how it's enough with the Detroit Lions playing on Thanksgiving, what new tradition the NFL needs to start on Thanksgiving weekend and how we squeeze in the games while also trying to deal with family on the holiday. Jimmy and Sal also reveal their favorite Thanksgiving dishes, the truth about turkey and the key to stuffing. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
WFAN NOVEMBER 21, 2021 by Danielle McCartan
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Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel were joined by NFL on CBS analyst and WFAN host Boomer Esiason to break down the Bears' 16-13 loss to the Ravens on Sunday. He also explained why Bears rookie quarterback Justin Fields struggled before getting injured. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
In the second hour, Danny Parkins and Matt Spiegel were joined by NFL on CBS analyst and WFAN host Boomer Esiason to break down the Bears' 16-13 loss to the Ravens on Sunday. Later, Parkins and Spiegel reacted to the Saints' Taysom Hill signing a lucrative and unique contract that will pay him according to which position he plays. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Keith reJoins to talk Yankees and WFAN and we sit down and have a good ole time.. make sure to subscribe to our podcast and leave a 5 star review it will help alot
On the November 19 edition of A's Cast Live, our weekly all baseball talk show Monday through Friday, Chris Townsend discussed the MVP winners (10:00), former A's players who became broadcasters (1:04:10), Brent Honeywell and what he brings to the A's (2:03:35) and how to evaluate pitchers moving forward (2:37:35). He was joined by Roxy Bernstein (27:00), Former A's Catcher and Mets analyst for SNY, Anthony Recker (52:05), Yankees Reporter for WFAN, Sweeny Murti (1:18:35), Ken Korach (1:44:50) and ESPN MLB analyst, Doug Glanville (2:22:15). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Al Dukes was talking pretty tough during Thursday mornings wildly popular Warm-Up Show - which airs on WFAN every weekday morning from 5am-6am - because he was under the impression that Boomer & Gio would not hear what he had to say and at the time, they did not. But, Jerry Recco was out that day so he listened back and during this, Friday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' Al's cover was blown and Boomer heard the threat thrown in his direction. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Are the Patriots really that good or are the Falcons that bad? Your best audio of the day, including a WFAN traffic reporter attempting a Canadian Bacon on Peter Schwartz. Mraz gives his Football Food of the Week and his Week 11 Picks. The Wizard of Odds gives his best bets for this weekend. Conor Green gives the Week That Was. Plus, Target Demo Friday, the Epic Fail, and much more! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 3: Kurt Warner had some things to say about his football career, the Jets & Giants and his new movie 'American Underdog', the guys peel back some more layers in what was just an embarrassing night for WFAN in Brooklyn led by none other than Evan Roberts, a brief update from Jerry, another win for Bill Belichick & those Patriots of his, Moose & Maggie's producer Pete Hoffman joins the fray to shed some more light on Evan's actions at Barclays in the WFAN suite and we got an unsolicited call from Phil Simms who was listening with his wife and didn't care for the way he was being portrayed. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
HOUR 1: Are the Patriots this good or are the Falcons this bad? Your best audio of the day, including a WFAN traffic reporter attempting a Canadian Bacon on Peter Schwartz. Plus, should Lane Kiffin take the Miami job? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Mets have hired Billy Eppler as their new GM, and the Yankees are beginning their off-season shopping. Ed Coleman and Sweeny Murti break it all down in the latest WFAN Baseball Insiders podcast. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 365 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" hosted by Jimmy Traina features an interview with Kenny Mayne. The longtime ESPN personality talks about his May departure from the World Wide Leader after 27 years there. Months later, how does he feel about what went down, does he have regrets revealing that ESPN asked him to take a 61 percent pay cut and how weird was it to do shows after announcing he was leaving. He also discusses how he navigated being political on social media while trying to follow ESPN's guidelines and which tweets got him in trouble during his time at the company. Mayne also gives us an update on what he's doing now and what he will do going forward, whether a sports-themed type of "Daily Show" can work, how he's doing with bitcoin, what he told Aaron Rodgers after the Packers quarterback got Covid and much more. The podcast closes with the weekly Traina Thoughts segment. This week, Jimmy and Sal Licata from WFAN and SNY talk about big news for Sal, Steph Curry getting "MVP" chants on the road, the Tom Brady docuseries, "Man In the Arena," the new, in-season edition of "Hard Knocks" and Episode 4 of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
WFAN NOVEMBER 9, 2021 by Danielle McCartan
Hour 5: Last night was rough for Evan as he was at the "Clays" and saw the Warriors take apart his beloved Nets while hearing chants of MVP for Steph Curry. Then he was accused of being cheap by Boomer and Gio for not catering the suite he was in with his dad and other WFAN employees. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
While taking Nets super fan Evan Roberts to task for not stepping up on a night out in Brooklyn with some WFAN colleagues, Gio recalled a phone call he got from Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo over 15 years ago, during which he was feeling him out on whether or not he could ask Joe Benigno for the $10,000 he 'loaned' him after his house had burned down. This you just gotta hear. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 5: Evan & Sonny Carton break down the Nets Warriors games. Craig gives new WFAN evening host Keith McPherson grief for asking for Nets suites tickets. Craig pointed out the less than pressing questions B&G asked Joe Judge. And we have a special guest joining our show tomorrow in the 5pm hour. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Keith McPherson will replace the recently departed Steve Somers hosting evenings here at WFAN and he stopped in on Tuesday morning to pay Boomer & Gio a visit and talk about living his dream. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 2: Our very own Eddie Scozzare was front and center for Steve Somers' sendoff show and he was heard saying Eddie things, word is Boomer could be wearing that 'yellow jacket' that has eluded him for so long, Covid-19 is taking a toll on our 'savior', Jerry Recco then got into his update groove, Immanuel Quickley played a big role in the Knicks' win over the Pacers, Robert Saleh won't back down and trying to figure out this NFL season has not been an easy task. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
This week the guys discuss NYR exploding in CBJ, KAKKO AND LAF BOTH SCORING AND BEING GOOD VS THE DEVILS (oops all caps), the incredible shootout and the intensity around it and what happens to the lines with Blias likely out? Then Katie Bakes of The Ringer joins the Breakaway to discuss Hank in his studio role, modern sports commentary and the state of WFAN and call in radio.
Host Peter Kennedy is solo to start paying tribute to legendary radio voice Steve Somers who Pete worked with at WFAN; discuss his unique perspective and radio tendencies! The legend of the Schmooze will live on forever! Plus we recap another wacky week of NFL games and our picks. We play "Regrets or No Regrets!" Lastly, Pete is joined by Alec Argento live on their way home from Madison Square Garden to react from the Knicks game and what went well and what needs work. How Derrick Rose is becoming their most important player, what RJ Barrett needs to do to take the next step, and how the bench mob needs to work with the starters to find true sucess. @SubwaySportsTalk on IG and TikTok and @SubwaySportsTlk on twitter.
Steve talks with the audio director who was responsible for all of his production pieces, Paul Arzooman about how each production piece was thought out. Steve then gives some closing thoughts on his 34 year run at WFAN. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Steve talks with 4 distinguished guests: THE Eddie Scozarre, former WFAN boss Mark Chernoff, former WFAN employee & current play by play voice for Monday Night Football, Steve Levy and update anchor Rich Ackerman. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Steve's final hour on WFAN kicks off with a Minko update, Captain Midnight introduction & a call from longtime friend of the schmoozer, comedian Jerry Seinfeld. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Steve Somers wraps up his legendary 34 year run at WFAN with a rousing hour of radio fun. Jerry Seinfeld, Mark Chernoff, Steve Levy, Mike Francesa, Bernie Williams & others joined Steve for his final hour on the station. Steve, it was OUR honor to have you on the WFAN airwaves for the past 3+ decades! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 3: The guys were a bit concerned regarding a safety issue in the control room while Al Dukes & 'the' Eddie Scozzre are just hoping that the folks over at the CBS Sports Network are listening, Steve Somers' will sign off for the final time this afternoon on WFAN as a full-time host so the guys paid tribute to his decorated legacy, Gio doesn't think Boomer gets enough credit for his NFL insider prowess, C-Lo gets all the credit he deserves for this update of his, Jerry Recco even managed to make it into the update despite having the day off, the Jets showed very little on Sunday while hosting the Bills and Gio was there to see it first hand, the crew wants to make a trip to Las Vegas and when Gio needs tickets to a show normally he just calls the Booms... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The legendary Schmoozer joined Craig and Evan right before his last full show on WFAN. Steve talks about his amazing career at this station, what it was like the first time he met Jerry Seinfeld and found out he was fan, if he has any regrets and much much more. What is it already?! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Episode 364 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" hosted by Jimmy Traina features two interviews. First up is WWE superstar, Becky Lynch. The wrestler known as "The Man," talks about her upcoming Survivor Series match with Charlotte Flair and the real-life heat between the two. Lynch talks about the duo not being friends anymore and not trusting her despite having a huge match against her. Lynch also talks about returning to her job after having a baby, bringing her baby to the arena for all her shows, if she ever thought she wouldn't come back and what it was like when fan reaction went from jubilation to anger when she made a surprise return at SummerSlam. Following Lynch, The Ringer's Kevin Clark joins the podcast to discuss a variety of topics including why Jim Nantz sent him a 1/4 zip polo, the success of the ManningCast, fallout from Aaron Rodgers' interviews with Pat McAfee, the genius of Bill Belichick, the problems with the Chiefs, ESPN's documentary series on Tom Brady and more. The podcast closes with the weekly Traina Thoughts segment. This week, Jimmy and Sal Licata from WFAN and SNY talk about an Instagram prank gone wrong by Jimmy, the Nikola Jokic-Markieff Morris incident, getting burned by spoilers, Episode 3 of "Curb Your Enthusiasm," and much more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Hour 1: Mike White officially the guy for Sunday. Craig said Christmas has come early for Jet fans. A special announcement about the new evening and overnight hosts on WFAN. What Craig wants to see from our show going forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Hour 4: WFAN's new evening host Keith McPherson called in from his honeymoon. Apparently the bing bong guy is ghosting Craig. The Jets and Giants continue to be scheduled at the same time and it's annoying people. Craig's son does not think he can drop a few pounds before Thanksgiving. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.