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It was a career playoff scoring night for Joel Embiid as the Sixers held home court in Philadelphia. Mike Francesa breaks down game three and how the hobbled big man hit the half-century mark.
In this reaction Mike Francesa Podcast, Mike gives his analysis of the Giants and Jets first round picks.
It's draft day, and Mike Francesa touches on the latest rumblings. He also previews Knicks-Sixers and responds to listener emails.
Buck Showalter joins Mike Francesa to talk about the first 90 games that finds the Mets in first place in the NL East. Mike & Buck talk about playing in New York, the New York fanbase and what it's going to take to make it to the World Series.
Mike Francesa updates listeners on the NY Yankees and Matt Carpenter, who broke out of a short slump and continue their dominating ways. He says next week's Subway Series between the Yankees and NY Mets is going to be the highlight of the summer sports season. Plus, a recap of the the thrilling British Open and Cam Smith's torrid putting, and answers to listener emails.
Mike Francesa breaks down the British Open at St. Andrews with Golfweek writer David Dusek. The course and weather forecast will likely favor long hitters this week, as well as players who can escape the course's 107 bunkers. Will LIV Golf participants be eligible to play in future major tournaments? Lawsuits and controversy loom on the horizon for both LIV converts and PGA hardliners. Plus, quick updates on the the NY Yankees and the NY Mets.
The New York Mets are starting to feel the heat from the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies. The Boston Red Sox salvaged some pride over the weekend against the New York Yankees. Mike Francesa talks about these topics and Top 10 quarterbacks going into the 2022 NFL season. Matt Ryan is being overlooked.  Mike also answers your emails.
Mike Francesa breaks down the dominating Yankees bullpen & pegs the Citi Field Subway Series showdown on July 26 as the event of the summer. Mike also looks at the Baker Mayfield trade and responds to your emails, including his thoughts on Notre Dame going to a conference.
Both Jacob deGrom & Max Scherzer made their way into the Mets lineup before the All-Star Break. Mike Francesa gives his analysis of their return. The Houston Astros keep showing that they're a top-tier squad; is a trading deadline arms race on the horizon between them & the New York Yankees? The Yanks are trying to find more ways to get Matt Carpenter into the lineup with his homer-laden bat. Mike also talks about Jalen Brunson's potential impact on the Knicks. Mike also reads your emails.
The Nets situation looks unsalvageable, but the Knicks are making key moves. Mike Francesa breaks down two teams going in different directions. College football is about to look unrecognizable because of all the money flowing in. Mike also answers your emails.
Mike Francesa reacts to the Yankees getting no-hit by the Astros and escaping with a series split. The Yankees bullpen is elite, but the Astros showed how to neutralize the Yankees bats. The Red Sox have somehow snuck into second place. Atlanta is starting to put the pressure on the Mets. Mike also reads your emails.Subscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. 00:00 Yankees vs. Astros is a great matchup05:25 Red Sox are red hot & Mets keep winning10:40 Can Mets win World Series without Jacob DeGrom?17:00 NBA Draft thoughts18:40 Mike reads your emailsFollow Mike Francesca & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.com
Mike Francesa welcomes Brian Geltzeiler to talk about what to expect at the NBA Draft.Subscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. 00:00 Wiggins was the key to Golden State's championship09:15 Several options at the top of the draft14:40 Expected pick order from Geltzeiler's sources19:00 Will the Nets sign Kyrie Irving long-term?22:10 How do the Lakers get better?27:45 Can Phoenix rebound from their playoff loss?31:25 Brian's top 10 draft boardFollow Mike Francesca & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.com
Mike Francesa & Bobby Valentine talk about the Yankees and their sky-high World Series hopes, as well as NY Mets postseason possibilities. The analyze MLB developments throughout the league and ask which clubs need to make serious trades before the deadline. Mike also talks about PGA player defections -- including Brooks Koepka --  to the LIV Golf Tour.Subscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. 00:00 Yankees are hot – what about other AL teams?07:00 Analysis on the Angels, Rangers & NY Mets14:00 Will the Red Sox trade aggressively?21:00 Mike Trout & Shohei Ohtani are dangerous29:00 The Dodgers are…disappointing?36:40 Brooks Koepka to LIV Tour Follow Mike Francesca & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.com
Mike Francesa recaps the U.S. Open, talks Yankees & Mets with Mark Feinsand, and reads your emails.Subscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. 00:00 US Open recap - Matt Fitzpatrick wins05:45 Stanley Cup - Tampa Bay wins Game 307:54 Mark Feinsand, the Yankees & “The Franchise”14:30 Don Mattingly is an icon19:15 Is a Subway Series in the works?26:00 Yankees strategies for the postseason33:32 Mike answers your emails Follow Mike Francesa & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.comListen to The Mike Francesa Podcast on YouTube:https://youtu.be/2pIbuldfx5Q
Mike Francesa dives into the first round of the US Open, the turnovers in Game 6 of NBA Finals, Yanks & Mets weekend, and answers some of your emails.00:00 US Open 2022: No clear favorite, but don't get left behind05:00 NBA Finals: Celtics could not control their turnovers07:35 MLB: Yankees have never looked this good12:30 MLB: Mets now have some competition for the NL East15:15 Mike responds to your emailsSubscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. Follow Mike Francesa & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.comOn the road? Listen to The Mike Francesa Podcast on:Apple Podcasts - https://apple.co/3FYQsixSpotify - https://spoti.fi/3LutrVL#USopen
Join Mike Francesa as he previews the 2022 US Open golf tournament at the Country Club at Brookline. Rory McIlroy is favored to win following last weekend's triumph at the RBC Canadian Open. Phil Mickelson, embroiled in the LIV Golf drama, is an incredible 250-1 to win.00:00 US Open 2022: Rory McIlroy favored03:40 Brookline course preview: Deep rough, tiny greens06:35 LIV Golf vs. PGA controversy is all about ______12:00 US Open picks & contenders18:20 Mike responds to your emailsSubscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. Follow Mike Francesa & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.comListen to Mike on YouTube:https://youtu.be/qaVqle2O_vM
Mike Francesa talks Mets and Yankees, and while there are a lot of smiles in New York, there are reasons for concern. Former Mets manager Bobby Valentine weighs in. In the NHL, the Rangers have tied things up against Carolina and look to stick to their winning ways. Mike also talks NBA; Celtics and Warriors. 00:00 Intro and reasons for concern in New York00:30 Rangers are heading to game 5 and are looking for more01:43 One step away from Boston-Golden State final04:34 The Yankees are headed to Tampa while the Mets have had a rough couple of days06:21 Bobby Valentine joins Mike to take stock of the MLB at the Memorial Day break11:05 Mike lays out his case to Bobby on why he is concerned about the Yankees and Mets17:45 Are the Mets pitching issues solvable? 23:17 Should the Mets hang on to Escobar, or look for his replacement?26:10 How does playing in New York affect player performance?29:25 The NL has its favorites, but will the Braves make a run at the Mets?34:03 Mike and Bobby discuss Aaron Judge38:58 Bobby's thoughts at this point in the MLB seasonSubscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. Follow Mike Francesca & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.com
Mike Francesa welcomes former Mets manager Terry Collins to the show to talk about the Mets, Matt Harvey, and what it takes to really make it in New York. Also, Mike and Terry discuss the state of the baseball and how there is currently a transition in the MLB to an older style of play.00:00 Mike Francesa talks baseball with former Mets manager Terry Collins03:51 What happened with Matt Harvey06:47 Historically, infielders don't do well with the Mets, is Francisco Lindor different?08:56 Max Scherzer has an old-school attitude11:55 Jacob deGrom performance breakdown16:39 Mets bright spots for the 2022 season19:34 Edwin Diaz is electrifying20:30 How about those Yankees24:00 The Giants are revolutionizing the way you develop a player27:04 Is the MLB transitioning to an older style of play?29:12 Balls are flying out of Yankee Stadium, but Citi Field, not so much31:19 A lot of pitchers are off to fast starts35:08 Terry Collins' managing philosophy37:30 The Mets are in a good spot but can they overcome their issues38:44 The Yankees have been on fire this season, but how should you bet on themSubscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. Follow Mike Francesca & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.comAt home, get The Mike Francesa Podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLPuDCHPI0LJkRlq_8l9oLIW76rge67xUG
Mike Francesa 2022 Preakness predictions. Brad Thomas joins Mike as they break down the field for the 147th running of The Preakness. Is Epicenter the favorite? Should Secret Oath even be in the Preakness? All this and more on this edition of The Mike Francesa Podcast.00:00 Mike is disappointed in the sport -- for now01:12 Mike and Brad review the blistering pace of the Kentucky Derby04:24 In the Preakness, Epicenter will most likely be the favorite06:38 Thoughts on Early Voting08:54 Should Secret Oath be in the Preakness11:39 A look at the rest of the field in the Preakness14:01 Any excuses for Kentucky Derby non-winners19:47 The Preakness has two horses that are above the rest21:43 Thoughts on The Black Eyed Susan Stakes23:04 Mike and Brad look ahead to the Belmont25:32 NHL: how far will the Rangers goSubscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. Follow Mike Francesca & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.comOn the road? Listen to The Mike Francesa Podcast on:Apple Podcasts - https://apple.co/3FYQsixSpotify - https://spoti.fi/3LutrVL
Join Mike Francesa as he breaks down the PGA Championship and gives his thoughts on Phil Mickelson's absence. Yankees and Mets are already starting to separate from the path, but are the championship teams? Mike also reads your emails.00:00 All eyes are on the NY Rangers03:00 NY Rangers need better defense versus the Carolina Hurricanes04:30 PGA Championship: Southern Hills04:50 PGA Championship: Tiger Woods is playing05:28 PGA Championship: Phil Mickelson won't defend his title07:25 PGA Championship: Scottie Scheffler is favored08:00 PGA Championship: Other top contenders10:55 NY Yankees will probably win 100 games12:20 NY Mets have two big advantages but also major weaknesses20:00 Mike answers reader emailsSubscribe to The Mike Francesa Podcast so you don't miss a single episode. Follow Mike Francesca & BetRivers Network on Twitter:🐣 Mike Francesa (@MikeFrancesa) https://twitter.com/MikeFrancesa🐣 BetRivers Network (@BRNPodcasts) https://twitter.com/BRNPodcasts📧 Email your questions to mike at Mikefrancesapodcast@gmail.com
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joey moseley

great episode Mike, spot on 👍

Sep 25th
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joey moseley

Mike! I'm so glad I found this! I had no idea you were doing this podcast until I heard your commercial on Audacy. I missed so many episodes!! so glad to hear your takes again! 🙏

Jan 21st
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