It has been the longest running con job in broadcasting history. Yes, it'll come to an end soon, but not soon enough.
I'm referring to WFAN afternoon host Mike Francesa, whom the tabloid press refers to as "The Sports Pope", because he projects the image of knowing about the subjects he covers on his show, when he is routinely roasted by sports media critics for being, well, a fraud.
It's about the only thing I'd actually agree with New York Post media gadfly
Twice in the last three weeks, in the WNBA & NFL drafts, there were chances of players with ties to my home turf getting drafted. Unfortunately, the pro leagues have once again treated upstate New York like the late Rodney Dangerfield. No respect!
Start with the WNBA. Jamaican-born Shereesha Richards, who makes her off-season home in New Jersey, was assumed to be a lock to be taken in the draft after dominating the America East in 4 seasons at the University at Albany. Didn't
I sent a 1996 Pinnacle Score 2nd Effort Card, handwritten letter, and SASE. I received a 1996 Pinnacle Score 2nd Effort Card signed! On the card, he wrote "#80" and "Colts Ring of Honor 1998" Only 9 days! This is my third success from Bill Brooks! Thank you so much, Mr. Brooks!
I sent a holographic 1996 Upper Deck Card, handwritten letter, and SASE. I received the holographic 1996 Upper Deck Card, and an autobiography card that he included. On both, he wrote "To Jeff" and "80" Only 29 days! Thank you so much, Mr. Brady!