Bart Scott

Mike Francesa’s 30-year run at WFAN is set to end in mid-December.
Former NFL star Bart Scott is part of a trio that will replace Francesa.
Francesa recently said he would not rule out a possible reunion with Chris Russo.

Mike Francesa’s 30-year run at WFAN in New York City is nearing its end and it appears that former NFL star linebacker Bart Scott will be part of a three-person team set to replace the sports radio legend.

According to the New York Daily News, Francesa will be replaced in mid-December by a trio of talking heads, including Scott, Chris Carlin, and Maggie Gray.

The report ends more than a year of speculation about who would replace “The Sports Pope” on afternoon radio in New York City. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had long been rumored as a possible replacement, and was an official candidate at one point. WFAN took his name out of consideration two months after Christie’s infamous “Beachgate” scandal, and one month after he was blasted by callers while filling in for Francesa.

Scott was an NFL linebacker for 11 seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Sports

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