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Mike Francesa says We'll Never See a Female Coach in Men's Pro Sports

SAN ANTONIO, TX - OCTOBER 8: Becky Hammond of the San Antonio Spurs is seen before the game against the Atlanta Hawks on October 8, 2016 at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photos by Mark Sobhani/NBAE via Getty Images)OK, so, this is not Francesa's best look, but to be fair, the caller did ask Francesa at one point if Suzyn Waldman could ever become the manager of the New York Yankees, which I'm sure even the beloved Yankees broadcaster who's never played baseball would have had to laugh a little.

But what then ensued was a five minute, unapologetic rant about the definitive impossibility of a woman ever getting the chance to coach a men's team (Even though Becky Hammon was the Head Coach of San Antonio's Summer League team). Francesa's point is emphatic, and there's no trace of a counter-argument of the quote being sensationalized, or being taken out of context, this was quite the microphone dropper. 

The caller seems a little too optimistic, innocent, and somewhat uninformed and ditzy, but didn't Francesa realize his words were going to be a headline within a half hour? He gets about a dozen opportunities to dilute his words even a little, or add some sort of clarification, but it almost seems like he goes out of his way to bury names like Pat Summit, Becky Hammon, and even Jeanie Buss, who he says 'Wouldn't anywhere within 50 miles' from the Staples Center if she wasn't the owner.

Francesa is certainly old-school, but so is this take. Being PC is one thing, but nothing good was ever going to come making this point on air, even if you were foolish enough to actually believe it. This isn't saying Clemson is a fraud, or that Kevin Durant will never win a ring, this transcends sports and steps on a lot of people's toes as not only arrogant, but also nasty.