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Boomer & Carton

Boomer Esiason & Craig Carton - Mornings on WFAN

  • Friday, June 24th
  • Podcast (6/24/2016)

    01:33:27
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Friday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. It was quite an action-packed radio show put forth by the guys, as we heard about the Mets latest loss, the Knicks' plans to lure Kevin Durant to New York, Craig paints Carmelo Anthony as a superhero, a response to Mike Francesa, Eli Apple's mother watches over her son and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/24/2016)

    01:13
    There were a couple of Giants featured in Friday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day', as Craig had some fun at the expense of rookie cornerback Eli Apple and his veteran teammate Jason Pierre-Paul.
  • A Protective Mother, A Backstabbing Industry And "Craig's On"

    14:04
    The Giants #1 draft pick Eli Apple caught a ride to the practice facility from his mother, Skip Bayless wasn't loved at ESPN and Craig has some more fun at the expense of a colleague.
  • A Response To Mike's Slight

    08:51
    As you could have suspected, Craig carved out a little time Friday morning so that he respond to some of the things Mike Francesa said Thursday afternoon on his radio show.
  • Jerry Gets His Groove Back

    14:25
    I guess technically he never lost it, or perhaps he never had it in the first place, but either with or without his groove Jerry Recco got it done Friday morning with the latest edition to his wildly popular update series.
  • A Mets Setback, Dreaming Of Durant And A 'Superhero' Among Us

    15:35
    Friday morning, after Boomer & Craig got through discussing the plight of the Mets - who had Matt Harvey on the hill last night in Atalanta but fell to the lowly Braves, 4-3 - it was on to the hardwood for the Dynamic Radio Duo. The NBA Draft came and went without the Knicks making a single selection, but not to worry because apparently Phil Jackson and Co. are hoping the addition of Derrick Rose will be enough to lure Kevin Durant to the Big Apple. Durant may also consider relocating when he realizes the Knicks have a 'Superhero' on their roster, or at least that is what Craigie would like you to believe.  After getting wind of the news that Carmelo Anthony will be playing for Team USA in the Rio Olympics - despite the very real Zika Virus scare - Craig took to praising his guy Melo. You know the drill folks, it's a Friday, now start actin' like it.
  • Thursday, June 23rd
  • Podcast (6/23/2016)

    01:31:51
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Thursday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. With a sleep deprived Boomer (somebody was out late with Bill Raftery) and Craig being his normal self, this edition of you favorite source of entertainment was a good one.  Derrick Rose is a Knick, we heard all about come-from-behinds wins by both the Mets and the Yankees, injuries were oft discussed, the guys give a listen to their colleague Mike Francesa do his thing, former NBA'er Antoine Walker stopped by and oh yeah, Boomer played golf at Baltusrol (with the aforementioned Bill Raftery).
  • Moment of the Day (6/23/2016)

    01:58
    Thursday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' featured a Jim Nantz-Derrick Rose tribute of sorts.
  • Antoine Walker Talks Finances, Basketball And Then Some

    29:55
    Antoine Walker had himself an admirable career on the hardwood, which in included a National Championship with Kentucky in 1996 and a NBA title with the Heat in 2006, but the three-time All-Star will ultimately be remembered for squandering a small fortune, somewhere in the neighborhood of $108 million. Walker joined Boomer & Craig Thursday morning in the Allstate Studio to talk about his well-publicized financial hardship, his career, the Knicks acquisition of Derrick Rose and much more.
  • Jerry Delivers A New Report (Not An Old One)

    15:40
    Jerry was really feelin' it Thursday morning and he made it known by delivering yet another informative and entertaining update for consumption by the masses.
  • Mets Win Despite More Injures, Yanks Come All The Way Back And Mike's Mishap

    17:43
    Thursday morning provided us with a well-rounded show open, as Boomer & Craig had a lot to get to, beginning with the story surrounding the Mets, who beat the Royals 4-3 Wednesday afternoon, but suffered a couple more injuries in the process to Noah Syndergaard and Yoenis Cespedes. The Yankees had themselves a bit of a roller-coaster ride at the Stadium and eventually prevailed by the score of 9-8. In addition to all of that goodness, we heard about Boomer's day at Baltusrol Golf Club with the great Bill Raftery and the guys gave a listen to their colleague Mike Francesa handle a situation he encountered during his radio show yesterday, regarding the health of Mets pitching prospect Zach Wheeler.
  • Wednesday, June 22nd
  • Podcast (6/22/2016)

    01:17:56
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Wednesday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. This edition of your morning fix hit it's mark after the Mets win a strange one following Bartolo Colon's early exit, should the Amazins' be thinking about bringing Jose Reyes back???  Plus, the Yankees are in a funk but still looking to get better, a Tom Seaver statue would sure look good outside of Citi Field, Cleveland is preparing for a parade, Brandon Marshall is on a diet, plenty of fish talk and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/22/2016)

    01:37
    The stuff highly anticipated 'Moment's of the Day' are made of, that is what we had Wednesday thanks to the prospect of a Cavaliers victory parade in Cleveland later today.
  • A Pretty Fishy Segment

    15:10
    While talking about Brandon Marshall's new Todd Bowles inspired diet, Boomer & Craig engaged in a pretty in-depth conversation about fish, which inevitably spawned a 'Mt. Rushmore' of fish, of sorts.
  • Jerry's Update Is Certainly Worth A Listen

    18:09
    When it comes to Jerry Recco - aka the 'update maven' - we've come to expect a standard of excellence, which was on display Wednesday morning.
  • A Win, A Loss, A Statue And More

    17:08
    After an unorthodox Mets' win (2-1 over the Royals) and a telling loss by the Yanks (8-4 to the Rockies), Boomer & Craig's agenda was set for them Wednesday morning, as they discussed the always discussion worthy baseball locals to get things started. Also on the docket was a story surrounding the idea of erecting a Tom Seaver statue at Citi Field that appeared in today's New York Daily News and some well-deserved praise for the Port Authority Police, after they thwarted a truck full of weapons in the Holland Tunnel.
  • Tuesday, June 21st
  • Podcast (6/21/2016)

    01:20:17
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Tuesday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. This, the latest  edition of why you wake-up so early in the morning, the guys were all over the Mets after Sandy Alderson was heard saying the team needs to make some changes.  Might Jose Reyes be baxck in the mix, or perhaps Cuban sensation Yulieski Gourriel is the answer.  Yankees' owner Hal Steinbrenner indicated the Yanks will be looking to add talent, not shed salary moving forward.  More reaction to the Cavs triumph over the Warriors, some riveting golf talk and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/21/2016)

    06:43
    With Tuesday came yet another highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day', during which we got a pretty good example of 'great minds thinking alike'. Before all of that fun though, Craig shared his honest thoughts on the Mike & the Mad Dog, Hall of Fame push.
  • Jerry's Tuesday Morning Contribution

    13:47
    An update from Jerry Recco, is really an update like no other. And there you have it.
  • Mets Are Panicking, While The Yanks Fancy Themselves Just Fine

    14:58
    After a relatively quite night in the world of sports, one might wonder what the Dynamic Radio Duo that is Boomer Esiason & Craig Carton, might talk about this Tuesday morning??? Well that inquiry was quickly put to rest as the guys set things off with the Mets, who after a sub-par start to their season, are looking to shake things up these days.  That is of course open for interpretation, some suspect the Amazins' could be interested in bringing in Cuban sensation Yulieski Gourriel, a shortstop Yoenis Cespedes said is as good as he has ever seen.  There is also rumors that Jose Reyes - and all of his baggage - could be on the radar. The Yankees meanwhile, have expectations of their own and appear to be in the acquiring talent mode, rather than shedding payroll as the trade deadline approaches.
  • Monday, June 20th
  • Podcast (6/20/16)

    01:26:31
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Monday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. This, the latest edition of greatness churned-out by the Dynamic Radio Duo got rolling early with much-deserved praise for one Lebron James and his World Champion Cleveland Cavaliers.  Dustin Johnson overcame the USGA's inadequacy to win the US Open going away, the Mets are making changes, the Yanks provide reason for optimism, Al & Jerry's debut, a reality TV show idea gone by the wayside and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/20/16)

    01:25
    Monday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' was a good one, as we got to hear what it might have been liked, if Al Dukes dated a 7' woman.
  • JR Smith Is A Champion And Al Dukes' Missed Opportunity

    09:10
    After Boomer & Craig got through wrapping their heads around the fact that JR Smith is an NBA Champion, Craig recalled when Al Dukes almost filmed a reality TV show with a very, very large woman.
  • Jerry Recco's Monday Morning Update

    14:37
    When Monday rolls around, those who want to be in the know with regard to their sports news, tune in to hear what Jerry has to say. We call those people smart. And there you have it.
  • LeBron's Legacy Cementing Win, Johnson's U.S. Open Triumph And More

    20:22
    Monday morning provided Boomer & Craig with a whole host of topics to discuss as the Mets third straight loss has Terry Collins talking about making changes. LeBron James made good on his promise and brought a Championship back to the 'Land, as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Warriors on the road in Game 7. Additionally, the Yankees continue to flirt with .500 and Dustin Johnson wins the his first Major, despite some questionable officiating courtesy of the USGA.
  • Friday, June 17th
  • Podcast (6/17/2016)

    01:23:08
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Friday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. Once again when called upon to do so, the Dynamic Radio Duo delivered, providing their loyal fan base with an action-packed radio program that no one is soon to forget.  The guys covered such topics as the the NBA Finals - which, after Cleveland's convincing Game 6 victory, have gotten very interesting -the Mets and Yankees of course - who were both winners by the way - MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred called in again and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/17/2016)

    01:06
    Friday provided us with a most memorable, highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' that was directed at all the LeBron James detractors out there.
  • Commissioner Manfred Calls In To Gloat

    07:31
    MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred called in Friday morning to do a little gloating, after he guided his softball team to a convincing victory of the Boomer & Carton 'all-stars'.
  • Jerry Fills It Up On A Friday

    16:17
    Jerry Recco knows the deal, just listen to this the latest edition of his wildly popular update series, which covered all the bases as usual, for the audio proof.
  • Warriors Wobbling, As LeBron's Pursuit Continues

    15:22
    After Game 2 it looked like the Cavaliers were in some trouble.  Following Game 4 many believed the series was all but over.  Well Thursday night the Cavs hosted Game 6 and LeBron James had his way with the Warriors, forcing a highly anticipated Game 7 Sunday night in Oakland. Boomer & Craig were all over the hoops, as LeBron and Co. try to become the first team ever to overcome a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals.  While Steph Curry and the Warriors are looking to cap off their historic season with a second straight title. Additionally, the Mets and Yankees both won again and Boomer takes his radio partner/BFF to task for what he describes as, an embarrassing act on the softball field. You know the drill folks - it's a Friday, now start actin' like it.
  • Thursday, June 16th
  • Podcast (6/16/2016)

    01:41:01
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Thursday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. This, the latest installment of entertainment bliss featured a lot of baseball talk, but not just focused on the locals, as Ichiro put himself in some rarefied air of sorts with a couple of hits, add Mo Wilkerson to the list of Jets' concerns, Nets GM Sean Marks stops-by, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred calls-in and much more.
  • MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Calls-In

    09:34
    With Thursday night's big softball game in Sleepy Hollow, NY mere hours away, Boomer & Craig were thrilled to welcome the Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Rob Manfred to the program. In addition to his duties as Commissioner, Mr. Manfred also handles the roster moves for his office softball team and if last year was any indication, Boomer, Craig and the gang may be in some trouble. While they had him on the horn, the guys asked Manfred about the idea of pitchers taking part in a Home Run Derby in some capacity or another, Ichiro Suzuki's controversial hit total and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/16/2016)

    01:24
    Thursday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' featured Boomer getting put in an awkward situation thanks to the quick fingers and mind of 'the' Eddie Scozzare.
  • Brooklyn Nets' GM, Sean Marks

    21:13
    Boomer & Craig welcomed the rookie GM of the Brooklyn Nets, Sean Marks, into the Allstate Studio Thursday morning and the three engaged in a nice little chat, which was centered around the sport of NBA basketball. In his previous life, Marks was an actually NBA player, playing for a handful of teams and winning a Championship with the Spurs back in 2005.  Armed with that knowledge, before letting him go, Boomer was sure to recruit the big man - he stand at 6'10" tall - to be part of the B&C basketball team. And there you have it.
  • Mo Wilkerson, Is Not A Happy Jet

    13:30
    The Jets negotiations with Ryan Fitzpatrick have been well-documented for sure. Well it appears we're going to get even more familiar with GM Mike Maccagnan's negotiating skills, as defensive-end extraordinaire is not happy in the contract department.
  • Jerry Recco Gets Down To The Brass Tacks

    12:02
    When it came time top provide an informative and entertaining sports update Thursday morning, our guy Jerry, was more than up to the task.
  • Winning, Losing, Hitting And Defending

    16:17
    Thursday's action-packed Morning Show Open was very well-rounded, as the Dynamic Radio Duo that is Boomer & Carton really seemed to enjoy themselves while discussing what was on their minds. We heard about the Mets, who behind Noah Syndergaard and 19 hits, provided their fans (Boomer being one of them) with something to smile about. As for Craig's Yanks, their woes continued Wednesday afternoon in Colorado and now find themselves all alone in last place of the AL East. In other baseball news, Marlins' outfielder Ichiro Suzuki belted his 4, 257th career hit, 'career' being the operative word, as the future Hall of Famer played the first nine years of his career in Japan, during which time he collected 1,278 of those hits.  So calling him 'the hit king' - which some have done - is not something Boomer & Craig are about to do, reserving that moniker for Pete Rose.
  • Wednesday, June 15th
  • Podcast (6/15/2016)

    01:30:25
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Wednesday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. With Boomer back by his side, things got started quickly during this, the latest installment of your favorite source of entertainment.  We heard about the Mets and Yankees struggles, the uncertainty surrounding the Jets, some reflection of Chris Christie's visit yesterday, dealing with traffic in the Lincoln Tunnel and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/15/2016)

    01:02
    Wednesday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' revolved around the news that Larry David's 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' will be returning to HBO for a ninth season.
  • Jerry Gets It Done

    18:50
    Once again, Jerry Recco answered the bell when called-upon and delivered an informative and entertaining update everyone can sink their teeth into.
  • Losing Must Be Contagious

    15:10
    After New Jersey Governor Christie kept his seat warm, Boomer was back in the Allstate Studio Wednesday morning alongside his radio partner/BFF, Craigie and the two of them did their collective thing, started with the offensively challenged New York Mets, who lost at Citi Field to the Pirates by a score of 4-0. The Yankees also lost, although did make it interesting out on Colorado before eventually falling to the Rockies 13-10. In addition to all the baseball, the Jets have some decisions to make with regards to their roster, more specifically with the likes of Ryan Fitzpatrick and Mo Wilkerson, so that too was discussed.
  • Tuesday, June 14th
  • Podcast (6/14/2016)

    01:28:27
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Tuesday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. With Boomer away, Craig had the N.J. Gov., Chris Christie, by his side for this action-packed edition of your favorite source of entertainment and these two had a lot to talk about.  Honestly, on the surface there was very little to talk about on the sports front, outside of the Cavs topping the Warriors in Game 5 of their NBA Finals clash.  So even with the Yankees and Mets both having the night off, the show kinda carried itself with such topics as, bruised testicles, hit music from the 80's and much more.
  • Christie Vs. Dukes, Who Ya' Got?!?!

    08:59
    The subject was, songs that reached #1 during the decade of the 80's and the competitors were New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and our very own Al 'Hughes' Dukes. This of course, was not the first time these two rivals locked horns.
  • Jerry Finds His Comfort Zone, LeBron Flips The Switch

    22:13
    Jerry Recco offered extensive coverage of the Cavs' 112-97, Game 5 win over the Warriors, which featured a couple of performances for the ages if you will, courtesy of LeBron James & Kyrie Irving, in this, the latest edition of his wildly popular update series.
  • N.J. Gov. Christie Makes His Return

    11:57
    With Boomer out once again Tuesday morning, the ever capable Chris Christie filled-in admirably alongside his old buddy Craigie.  The N.J. Gov. sat in for the Booms last Thursday and things went very well,  so today figured to be no different. Craig and Mr. Christie got things rolling with the low-hanging fruit that was the NBA Finals, after the Cavs inched closer to the Warriors with an ultra-impressive Game 5 win. From there it was on to the Mets, who will welcome back Terry Collins tonight when they host the Pirates and are apparently lookin' to be proactive with regard to their offensive inefficiency.
  • Monday, June 13th
  • Podcast (6/13/2016)

    01:13:10
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Monday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. After opening the show on a somber note, acknowledging the tragedies down in Orlando, the guys got things started with the baseball locals, who didn't fare very well over the weekend by the way.  With the Warriors preparing to host the Cavs for Game 5 of the NBA Finals, the Dynamic Radio Duo offered their take on the Draymond Green suspension, we also heard a lot about NFL quarterbacks being rated, the Penguins won the Stanley Cup and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/13/2016)

    00:32
    Jerry Recco took the day off on Friday, so he was taken to task today by Cragie, but lucky for Jerry, 'the' Eddie Scozzare had his back.
  • Jerry's Monday Morning Contribution Hits It's Mark

    10:21
    It was an eventful weekend, which is exactly how the 'update maven' that is Jerry Recco, likes it.
  • Making It Happen On A Monday

    12:30
    After acknowledging the unspeakable tragedies that took place in Orlando over the weekend, Boomer & Craig got the week started off right, despite a lengthy discussion surrounding losses by both the Mets and the Yanks - 'big picture' folks. The guys also discussed the Warriors' quest for their second straight title, as Steph and the gang prepare to host Game 5 of the NBA Finals, sans Draymond Green, who will be serving a one game suspension. All of that and more on this action-packed show open.
  • Friday, June 10th
  • Podcast (6/10/2016)

    01:36:10
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Friday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. Here we go again...This action-packed edition of your favorite source of sports entertainment had a little of everything, including Chris Lopresti filling in for Jerry Recco, a visit from Phillip Rivers, a call from Jeff Hornacek, plenty of baseball and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/10/2016)

    02:40
    When Friday rolls around, you're all but certain to be treated to a memorable, highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' - and this Friday was no different.
  • Jeff Hornacek Gets Welcomed To New York Properly

    19:08
    Bomer & Craig were thrilled to taker a call from new Knicks Head Coach Jeff Hornacek, who dialed-up the guys Friday morning to talk some hoops and let the guys know how he plans on going about things here in the Big Apple.
  • Philip Rivers Talks About Being A 'Window Throwa,' And Much More

    18:37
    When Philip Rivers found himself in New York, the San Diego Chargers quarterback knew he had to pay a visit to the Allstate Studio and catch-up with Boomer & Craig, so after navigating through NYC traffic he did exactly that Friday morning and he did so on behalf of Gillette.
  • Jerry's Absence And C-Lo's Update

    11:34
    Jerry Recco was out on Friday, which was news to all of us. Luckily his replacement, Chris Lopresti - aka C-Lo - was more than up to the task at-hand.
  • Back To .500, 'Big Sexy' Colon And Moving On From Fitzy

    16:40
    Boomer made it back from Cincinnati for Friday's radio program and was reunited with his BFF Craigie, so all was well with the world. Together again, it was a plethora of topics that they discussed.  From wins for both the Yanks and Mets, to Craig warming up to the idea of Geno Smith, not Ryan Fitzpatrick, being the Jets starting quarterback this season. You know the drill the folks - it's a Friday, now start actin' like it.
  • Thursday, June 9th
  • Podcast (6/9/2016)

    01:45:14
    You can listen to — and download — all of the memorable audio from Thursday’s edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza in one nice little package for your convenience. With Boomer away, it was up to Gov. Christie to play with Craigie all morning long.  We hear a lot about the Mets and Yankees of course, but the fun didn't stop there.  The Gov. reminisced about singing with Bono, Craig played the role of game-show host, Mark Teixeira called in to join the fun and much more.
  • Moment of the Day (6/9/2016)

    01:42
    Thursday's highly anticipated 'Moment of the Day' focused on a little competition Craig put together, pitting New Jersey Governor Chris Christie against the one and only Al Dukes.
  • Teixeira Is Hoping To 'Come Back Strong And Healthy'

    15:07
    Mark Teixeira gave Craig and Governor Christie a call Thursday morning and talked about his health, bean-balls, retaliation, the idea of getting a government job, life after baseball and more.
  • A Competition Of Sorts, Between NJ. Gov. Christie & Al 'Hughes' Dukes

    16:12
    The plans was to see who knew more about 80's music, N.J. Governor Chris Christie or our very own Al Dukes - who cleaned-up the last time he was put to the test. From there, Craig started asking the questions and we can only hope, learned a little something about how the decades work in the process.
  • A Christie-Bono Duet To Remember

    05:00
    Governor Christie was feeling a little nostalgic Thursday morning and shared a story about the time he sang 'Hotel California' with Bono, while the Princess of Jordan played guitar. How 'bout that?!?!

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