Mike Francesa calls out Michael Kay, ESPN Radio for what he says is fake news.
Mike Francesa has had enough of fake news.
The WFAN radio host returned to the airwaves Monday and took aim at the recent claims of ratings victory by nemesis Michael Kay and ESPN New York.
“You may have seen some stories that were fabricated, and I mean fabricated, that the other sports station somehow beat me in the ratings,” Francesa, who just returned from vacation, said. “As you know, they never have. They put out some information that they won the ratings. Well, that is a complete fabrication. I care because of this: Because it’s just a lie.”
Francesa, who is leaving WFAN on Dec. 15, then laid out what he said were the facts: His show lost the most recent radio ratings “book” to Lite-FM after leading for most of it, but it still defeated ESPN Radio and Kay’s show by a wide margin. Francesa conceded Kay’s show finished ahead of his in the ratings in the month of June – the victory Kay trumpeted last week in a Twitter rant – but argued it is a meaningless achievement.
“They lost the game 48-20, …read more
Source:: New Jersey Real -Time Sports