Mike Francesa Tops Barrett Sports Media's 'Top 20 Local Sports Afternoon Shows' List
February 3, 2016 at 5:27 AM (PT)
Today’s release from BARRETT SPORTS MEDIA’s "Best in Sports Radio Awards" Top 20 lists of sports radio shows, stations, and personalities looks at the list of "Top 20 Local Sports Afternoon Shows of 2015," based on a vote of 35 sports radio executives, and CBS RADIO Sports WFAN-A-F/NEW YORK afternoon icon MIKE FRANCESA took the top position with 12 first-place votes and spots 32 of 35 ballots.
FRANCESA was followed on the list by CBS RADIO Sports WBZ-F (98.5 THE SPORTS HUB)/BOSTON’s MICHAEL FELGER and TONY MASSAROTTI, CBS RADIO Sports WXYT-F (97.1 THE TICKET)/DETROIT’s MIKE VALENTI and TERRY FOSTER, ESPN Sports WMVP-A (ESPN 1000)/CHICAGO’s TOM WADDLE and MARC SILVERMAN, and CBS RADIO Sports WIP/PHILADELPHIA’s JOSH INNES. Rounding out the top 10 are CUMULUS Sports KNBR-A/SAN FRANCISCO’s TOM TOLBERT, CBS RADIO Sports WSCR-A (670 THE SCORE)/CHICAGO’s TERRY BOERS and DAN BERNSTEIN, GREATER MEDIA Sports WPEN (97.5 THE FANATIC)/PHILADELPHIA’s MIKE MISSANELLI, CUMULUS Sports KTCK-A-F (THE TICKET)/DALLAS’ “HARDLINE” (MIKE RHYNER and CORBY DAVIDSON), and ESPN Sports WEPN-F (ESPN NEW YORK 98.7FM)/NEW YORK’s MICHAEL KAY, DON LA GRECA, and PETER ROSENBERG.
BARRETT SPORTS MEDIA President JASON BARRETT added "MIKE FRANCESA has been arguably the greatest talk show host in sports radio history. He has dominated in the nation's #1 media market for close to three decades, both with and without a partner, and the results produced by our executive committee confirm that they recognize the impact he continues to make as one of our format's truly great performers."
See the full list at http://sportsradiopd.com.