Because owners, coaches and politicians use South Florida radio mainstay Goldberg as a sounding board, he has a huge edge in breaking news. The 64-year-old hammerin' Hank pulls no punches, whether terming callers "jag-offs" or questioning the financial wherewithal of Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria.
MARK MADDEN, 1250 WEAE
3 p.m.-7 p.m.
A former commentator for World Championship Wrestling, the 43-year-old Madden revels in that sensibility, referring to callers and critics alike as "jackasses." He can be downright nasty: Madden once labeled Darryl Strawberry's recovery from illness as a "waste of a cancer cure."
NEW YORK CITY
MIKE AND THE MAD DOG, 660 WFAN
1 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
To hear Mike Francesa and Chris (Mad Dog) Russo bickering, you'd think they wouldn't last 15 minutes together. But Francesa (top), 50, and Russo, 45, have been at it for 15 years, pronouncing on all the big stories, as when they mercilessly grilled Mets owner Fred Wilpon about the club's implosion this summer.