• Craig Carton offers truth that doesn’t fit WFAN’s gambling narrative

    Craig Carton offers truth that doesn’t fit WFAN’s gambling narrative

    Legend has it that upon the surrender of the British at Yorktown in 1781, Lt. Gen. Cornwallis had his fife and drum corps salute the Americans with a 1640’s English song, “The World Turned Upside
  • The Craig Carton-Evan Roberts dynamic can’t be like this

    The Craig Carton-Evan Roberts dynamic can’t be like this

    The thing about Craig Carton is it is always about Craig Carton. Always has been. Always will be. In his first full post-prison show on WFAN’s marquee, it was no different. Carton essentially
  • Craig Carton’s WFAN return ‘ruined’ by the mere mention of Mike Francesa

    Craig Carton’s WFAN return ‘ruined’ by the mere mention of Mike Francesa

    Craig Carton was mere minutes into the second act of his WFAN career when his new partner reminded him of an old foe. At the beginning of “Carton and Roberts,” which debuted Monday
  • Breaking down a brutal week in sports broadcasting

    Breaking down a brutal week in sports broadcasting

    Get well wishes to Chris Carlin, whose hysterical shrieking throughout his WOR Radio call of Rutgers’ second TD vs. Indiana, Saturday, indicated that he’d suffered a nervous breakdown or gone into
  • ‘Ridiculous’: Mets fan gives up season tickets as teams get greedier

    ‘Ridiculous’: Mets fan gives up season tickets as teams get greedier

    When would be a good time for a ball club to treat its most devoted customers in a reasonably fair manner? Might it be during a health pandemic without a foreseeable end, a pandemic that has cost
  • Craig Carton remorseful and obnoxious in WFAN return

    Craig Carton remorseful and obnoxious in WFAN return

    In his first time on WFAN since being arrested three years ago, Craig Carton was a combination of apologetic and his old, obnoxious, entertaining self. After the official announcement on Thursday
  • The fall of Craig Carton: $30 million reveal ‘ruined what we had’

    The fall of Craig Carton: $30 million reveal ‘ruined what we had’

    Craig Carton’s rise and fall will soon be laid out for all to see in an HBO documentary. A trailer was released Thursday for “Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth,” which will air on Oct. 9 and detail Carton’s journey from WFAN host to jail. Carton served a year in prison after he …
  • WFAN favorite to land Craig Carton as Philly station poses threat

    WFAN favorite to land Craig Carton as Philly station poses threat

    The potential comeback of Craig Carton to WFAN would rock the New York sports radio world, with Carton a worthy competitor to face-off with ESPN New York’s “The Michael Kay Show” for afternoon supremacy. And Carton’s return, after serving a year in prison for a ticket scam, is drawing closer. WFAN, according to sources, is …
  • Sports media mailbag: Joe Benigno mailing it in as WFAN retirement feels near

    Sports media mailbag: Joe Benigno mailing it in as WFAN retirement feels near

    You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers & columnists to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: sports media. After the latest ratings book, how long until WFAN moves Benigno out the door? Going …
  • Statues, awards honoring those with poor values not new in sports

    Statues, awards honoring those with poor values not new in sports

    To think that Mike Francesa begged Buddy Holly not to board that flight. What’s going on now — the indiscriminate often reckless and wanton destruction and wishful, cosmetic reconstruction of American history — is nothing new in sports. In 1935 the Heisman Trophy was first awarded. Named for John Heisman and presented to the best …