Head coach Alain Vigneault of the New York Rangers claps his hands on the bench in third-period action in an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on March 31, 2015 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Vigneault On WFAN: Powerhouse Rangers Are Ready For The Next Challenge

When the Rangers were eliminated in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final last spring there were serious concerns about whether they could realistically take the next step this season. Yet they appear to be even better.

04/15/2015

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers tends net against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Jan. 27, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lundqvist On WFAN: Rangers Have A Lot Of Work To Do To Get Back To The Final

Henrik Lundqvist told WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Tuesday afternoon that he’s in a good place physically as the Rangers ready for their opening round playoff series against Pittsburgh.

04/14/2015

The Yankees’ Brian McCann reacts after getting hit by a pitch in the 8th inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cashman On WFAN: Yankees Will Remain A Work In Progress For A While

Sure, it’s only been three games, but there’s no denying the fact that the Yankees look very much like their mediocre-at-best selves from last season.

04/10/2015

Patrick McGlynn performs at WFAN's Fantasy Phenom finals at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City on April 1, 2015 (Photo by E.J. Judge / CBS Local)

Congratulations To WFAN Fantasy Phenom Winner Patrick McGlynn!

McGlynn, a 35-year-old special education teacher from Totowa, N.J., was the listeners’ choice and will host his own weekly show on WFAN later this spring.

04/07/2015

Mike Francesa talks wrestling with producer Brian Monzo on March 26, 2015 (credit: Fox Sports 1)

MUST-WATCH: Mike Francesa Talks WWE, WrestleMania And Macho Man

Francesa appreciates the commitment of the WWE “crazies” like producer Brian Monzo, who for five amazing minutes on Thursday gave the legendary WFAN host a crash course on WrestleMania.

03/27/2015

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Hal Steinbrenner On WFAN: I’m A Very Different Man Than My Father

Ever since Hal Steinbrenner took over for his dad, fans and pundits alike have compared the two.

03/26/2015

The Fantasy Phenom finalists at Connolly's in Manhattan on March 17, 2015. (Photo by Brad Kallet/CBSNewYork)

Boomer & Carton Put Fantasy Phenom Finalists Through The Wringer

Six passionate sports fans are hoping to land a show on WFAN radio, but the luck of the Irish will only come through for one.

03/17/2015

Martin Brodeur (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brodeur On WFAN: Loss To Rangers In ’94 Propelled Devils To Greatness

The Devils will recognize the 20th anniversary of the franchise’s first Stanley Cup championship this weekend, with an alumni game on Saturday followed by a ceremony prior to Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

03/05/2015

Chase Headley (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images), Alex Rodriguez (Credit: Getty Images)

Headley On WFAN: A-Rod And I Will Work Together To Get Yankees Back In Playoffs

Speaking to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Thursday afternoon, Chase Headley addressed sharing a clubhouse with A-Rod and what it has been like for him as he prepares for his first full season with the Yankees.

03/05/2015

Alex Rodriguez signs autographs for fans after arriving at the New York Yankees' spring training complex on Feb. 23, 2015. (Photo by Sweeny Murti/WFAN)

He’s Back! A-Rod Reports To Yankees Camp 3 Days Ahead Of Schedule

Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension.

02/23/2015

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#TBT Mike-i-Mation: Francesa, Master Snowblower (2011)

In this classic (animated) clip, the legendary WFAN host talks about his prowess behind the snowblower and offers to be a pitchman — because he’s just that good.

02/19/2015

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a press conference as part of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weeknd at the Nationwide Arena on Jan. 24, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Gary Bettman On WFAN: State Of The NHL In New York Market Is Tremendous

Gary Bettman is as thrilled about the success of the New York City area hockey teams as their fans are.

02/12/2015

Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks looks dejected after defeat to the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Keidel: Pete Carroll Should Have Admitted He Made A Mistake

Failure teaches us infinitely more than success does. And if Carroll wants more of the latter, he has to admit the former.

02/03/2015

Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks talks to Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks in the second quarter during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll Stands By Decision To Pass At End Of Super Bowl

Carroll stood by the decision for Russell Wilson to throw from the New England 1 with 26 seconds left, a pass that was intended for Ricardo Lockette and intercepted by Malcolm Butler.

02/02/2015

Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks looks dejected after defeat to the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. The Patriots defeated the Seahawks 28-24. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Francesa Goes Off On ‘Worst Big-Moment Call In The History Of Sports’

“That wasn’t a play that you can dissect in 10 or 20 different ways. That was the single worst big-moment call in the history of sports.”

02/02/2015