Put another nail in the coffin of any future hope of a Mike and the Mad Dog reunion. After Francesa's lengthy surprise interview with Alex Rodriguez captured headlines, the sports pope fell under some criticism for being soft on A-Rod and protecting him. While other outlets and media are smashing A-Rod from pillar to post, the Yankees slugger has found refuge and shelter from Mike's On.
Of all the media analysts, rivals, and onlookers to criticize Mike Francesa for his cozy relationship with Alex Rodriguez, who would have ever thought former partner Chris Russo would join the crowd? Russo spoke out against his longtime Mike & The Mad Dog cohort saying he had been "duped" by A-Rod and that he knows Rodriguez is lying about steroid use.
Et tu, Russo?
Here's what Russo told Bob Raissman in the New York Daily News:no comments