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I enjoyed Jay Mohr's 'take' on sports talk for awhile, but now cannot listen to even one segment. Rome continues to baffle me, I just don't get how he does the same show year after year...whilst sprinkling in a short-lived TV show here and there...and continues to stay employed. I cannot stand any of the ESPN offerings, and mostly listen to local sports talk and occasionally fire up the CBS Sports Radio stream (mostly to give me something to get angry about).

One thing I have NEVER understood is Scott Ferrall. I heard Adam mention him years ago, and never paid attention. This guy is a CBS Sports Radio guy, so I hear his absolutely atrocious voice doing teasers and commercials for his show...........HOW does this show exist? WHO is listening to it? I will never get how this guy is employed doing ANYTHING with that voice...add to that that his schtick seems to be "I just say what I think, deal with it!!!!" and woof. Zoinks, even.

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totally agree, I tuned out years ago for all the reasons you mentioned.
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Holy shit that Scott guy's voice. :shocker:

I rather listen to Ned Gerblansky doing radio.

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We have two sports talk stations here. One is quite good, 810 WHB. Of course it is KC and midwest centric. Problem is that it is so densely packed with advertising I just can't take it. I cherry pick a few of their podcasts once in a while. It's an ESPN radio affiliate so that's what they broadcast off peak hours. Useless.

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I was listening to Ferrall a few weeks ago and wondered the same thing - how the FUCK does a guy who sounds like he gargles with razor blades ever get hired to be on air? Most people would probably rather stick knitting needles in their ears than listen to him.

I listened to Jay's sports show a few years ago when it was first on, it was better than Rome but got old fast. Rome is just going through the motions.
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KNBR radio home of the Giants, Niners and Warriors.

It's sports talk radio but is mostly driven by the on air personalities who have the license to talk about whatever they want at times.

If I'm not mistaken Ferrall was one of those personalities for about a year some twenty years ago.

Currently KNBR is a CBS affiliate and you can hear Ferrall at odd hours of the evening if one were so inclined - I am not.
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It seems like an elaborate punking of America, having that guy on the air. Who willingly listens to that guy....let alone who calls in to talk to him/get his opinion on things?

There was a loud mouth named Mike North who helped launch sports talk in Chicago years ago....he got way too big for his britches, and eventually floated off into oblivion (after getting duped by a superfan who setup an online sports station built on fake money). He's now on Fox Sports every now and then. He was responsible for classics such as this:

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I can't STAND Mike North. I just Youtubed him and found out about that Ponzi scheme he got mixed up in:
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Jizzus Chrise, I think he might be an even worse singer than a sports talk host. I bet he wrote that song, it's so horrible.

You ever listen to Boers and Bernstein, 1780's?
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Of course. Started out on The Heavy Fuel Crew, McNeil & Boers way before douchebag Bernstein attached himself to Uncle Terry!
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I listen to WFAN in New York a lot. Not always by choice, but because it comes in so well in my car.

Boomer and Carton is good in the morning. I root for Craig Carton because I went to college with him. I doubt he remembers me.

Mike Francesca is knowledgeable, but SO GRUMPY. It's comical to hear him sigh and sound so unenthusiastic about talking to callers.

We also have former Cincinnati Red Rob Dibble hosting a Hartford-based show. He's okay, but sometimes overvalues himself and importance to the game.

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Does he ever talk about his fight with Lou Piniella?
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I hope this brings about Mike North's long overdue retirement.
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I agree, North's awful, but he's also right---Mendoza is awful too.
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So...did he say something offensive or something? Just that she was a bad announcer from what I saw quoted.

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The implication is he thinks she's a bad announcer because she's a woman.

Fox Sports is going to get completely unwatchable with the addition of Skip Bayless.
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