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SBD/May 2, 2014/Media
Tired Of Being Kicked Around: Francesa Upset With Soccer Pre-empting FS1 Broadcasts
Published May 2, 2014
HOW YOU LIKE THAT, DAWG? SPORTS ON EARTH's Joe DeLessio profiles FrancesaCon, a "day-long celebration of all things Francesa," and writes the fact that more than 500 people gathered at a N.Y. bar the day before Super Bowl XLVIII to celebrate the radio host would "only surprise those unfamiliar with his obsessive, sometimes bizarre (but always creative) online following." DeLessio notes he noticed how fans at FrancesaCon "talked about watching his show, as opposed to listening." DeLessio: "It's the paradox of Francesa: He's an old school host working in an old-school medium, but his show is nevertheless a hit with plugged-in millenials" (SPORTSONEARTH.com, 5/2).