World News – US – Craig Carton reopens at WFAN: ‘Mad Dog’ tribute, Mike Francesa’s hilarious story, Michael Kay challenge, more


When Craig Carton opened his first hour on WFAN in more than three years by playfully mimicking Christopher’s iconic show « Mad Dog » Russo doubt about his remaining the same style came out. window

Cardboard is back, it’s like it’s never been gone, and he’s exactly what the sports talk giant needs to bring back their struggling afternoon driving schedule

Here are some takeaways from Carton’s time on the ‘FAN before his official return on November 9 to team up with new partner Evan Roberts and replace retired Joe Benigno

Make amends: Carton thanked his wife and family for their support during his rise and fall – Carton was arrested in September 2017 on federal fraud charges and later convicted of embezzlement of investment funds in order to pay off debts related to his compulsive gambling addiction; he served about a year in prison – and expressed his gratitude for returning to WFAN

Carton has said he won’t read promos for sportsbook advertisers, and he won’t analyze point spreads or make game picks, but he has no issues with Roberts Carton also said WFAN and parent company Entercom will give it a platform to promote responsible gaming with special programs.

Mike Francesa: Carton revealed that his longtime nemesis / new predecessor was invited to appear on HBO’s documentary about his career and downfall and sent a simple two-word text to the producers: « No chance »

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Michael Kay: Carton said he reached out to ESPN Radio New York’s afternoon host – who has overtaken WFAN in the battle of quarterly audiences – with a simple message: « My job is to beat you. , good luck « 

Mornings? Carton admitted in his dreams he would have returned to the WFAN morning show and reunited with former co-host Boomer Esiason But this opportunity was never offered to him and Benigno’s post was the most open due to his Retired Carton said the fact that the mornings weren’t able is testament to the success Gregg Giannotti has had since his replacement

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