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Mike Francesa plays Yankees GM, lays out Aaron Judge contract strategy

Mike Francesa has made his best and final (hypothetical) offer to Aaron Judge. The WFAN legend remains steadfast in his stance. He does not believe the Yankees should cave to Judge’s contract demands, even as he leads the Majors in home runs during the Bombers’ best-in-baseball start to the season. And if Judge ends up walking in free agency this winter, Francesa does not think it is the end of the world.
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Mike Francesa isn’t sold on Yankees’ Aaron Judge

Mike Francesa still isn’t impressed by Aaron Judge. Despite Judge posting league-leading numbers in home runs (14) and being near the top in RBIs (30) and hits (41), Francesca said the New York Yankees should hold off on throwing him a huge contract after this season. “The Yankees made...
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Mike Francesa teases reunion with Chris ‘Mad Dog’ Russo

Former WFAN host Mike Francesa indicated he’s open to a one-time reunion with Chris “Mad Dog” Russo in the latest episode of his BetRivers podcast. Per ESNY:. “Listen, I’ve gone on Dog’s shows a couple of times. I could definitely get Dog as a guest one time. ... We will do that at an opportune time. Maybe right before the football season or maybe late in the baseball season. When things rev up in the fall, I would definitely have Dog over as a guest and do a whole show with him. I would say you count on that.”
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Mike Francesa defends Phil Mickelson ahead of PGA Championship

Mike Francesa is going to bat for Phil Mickelson, who will not defend his PGA Championship title when the tournament starts Thursday at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Okla. Mickelson’s name initially was included in the field, but he withdrew last Friday amid the ongoing fallout regarding the Saudi-backed Super Golf League.
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Mike Francesa fears inevitable Kayvon Thibodeaux-Lawrence Taylor Giants talk

The big personality. The flash. The ability to wreck games. Mike Francesa sees what is coming with Kayvon Thibodeaux. And he isn’t thrilled about it. The WFAN legend is concerned about the inevitable comparisons between the new Giants defensive end and Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor after Thibodeaux was the No. 5 pick in last week’s NFL Draft.
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NFL Draft 2022: Mike Francesa was impressed by what Jets’ Joe Douglas accomplished

Numbah One was impressed. Former WFAN host Mike Francesa liked what he saw over the weekend from the New York Jets in the 2022 NFL Draft. On Thursday, Francesa watched Joe Douglas pick cornerback Sauce Gardner at No. 4 overall. That earned the Jets compliment No. 1 from Francesa on Twitter: “I thought Gardner was the best player in the draft.”
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Mike Francesa says Dave Gettleman ‘basically banned me’ from Giants: ‘He’s a joke’

Mike Francesa never forgets. The WFAN legend brought much more than a peashooter on his latest BetRivers podcast. Francesa torched former Giants general manager Dave Gettleman out of the (relative) blue while chatting about the NFL draft with Sports Illustrated reporter Albert Breer, alleging Gettleman blackballed him from access to the team during his disastrous tenure.
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Mike Francesa begs Yankees to trade Joey Gallo: ‘We have seen enough’

Mike Francesa would like the Yankees to end Joey Gallo’s misery — and their own. The former WFAN host called on general manager Brian Cashman to find a way to trade the struggling outfielder on his latest BetRivers podcast. The big guy declared that Gallo “doesn’t belong” in New York amid his horrific start to this season after playing poorly in 2021.
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