Dennis and Callahan add a Young Gun!

Kirk Minihane Joins Morning Sports Talk WEEI So the name just has to go..it's not longer D & C  right?  Enter new blood to resuscitate the ailing show - it seems obvious that since the voluntary departure of Jon  Meterparel  in October the show is on an attrition slide that even an FM signal can't stop. The Dennis and Callahan show has drifted over the years it's stale and uninspired;   the early morning choice for sports radio is the imaginative and fresh Toucher and Rich at The Sports … [Read more...]

Let’s Show Support for Rich!

-Rich Shertenlieb For years I have been entertained by the Toucher and Rich Show.  When they first came on the scene on WBCN i was a doubting Thomas and thought ahhh another Opie and Anthony- Stern wannabe show - I stuck with them and found I resonated with the direction they took their program in the local flavor was of course one of the more attractive benefits at first.  I was hooked on the banter the shenanigans even Andolfo had a certain charm about him.   I was worried about the show … [Read more...]

Sports Media Boston – Is it Terrible?

The Business of Sports in Boston- Media Personalities In a recent article in Boston Magazine posted below - The sports media personalities in this town were taken to task. I have to agree with a lot of what was put out there - there is definitely some sort of entitled hierarchy that keeps some of the younger and worthy locally devoted up and coming from advancing here in their home state - so they move on and out.... I take in a lot of sports talk radio, CNNNE, NESN and Sportscenter - … [Read more...]

Glen Ordway Out of WEEI-

Sports Radio Pioneer Hey Glenn - We admire you longevity in the market - not only that but there is no doubt that you are a pioneer in Boston Sports Radio.  Talking sports radio legendary status with the likes of Guy Manila " Calling All Sports" and Eddie Andleman  " The Sports Huddle" is a big deal and Glenn you are a big deal!   We are certain you will resurface given  your industry knowledge and notoriety we can't see you ready for the glue factory just yet.  You will be missed but as … [Read more...]

The Next Big “Somebody” at 98.5 The Sports Hub

Sports Radio Boston

Potential successors to Damon Amendolara narrowing By Chad Finn | GLOBE STAFF Article Courtesy of:  The Boston Globe Full Article:  CLICK HERE On the occasion of Damon Amendolara’s final show as the evening host on 98.5 The Sports Hub — the affable CBS Sports Radio-bound host grounds “The Mothership,’’ the fun if slightly forced catchphrase for his program, on Friday — it seems appropriate to take stock of where the search for his successor stands. Here’s what we do know: Marc … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston – Bruins & Patriots Fans Dial in the AM/FM Confusion

Boston fans get acclimated to 98.5 Dave Morrison is a broadcaster, blogger and sometimes movie extra. Dave has worked at such stations as WCAP in Lowell, MA and New Hampshire Public Radio. He can be reached at jdavid.morrison@yahoo.com. Article Courtesy of: Boston Radio Examiner and Dave Morrison Listen to the Pats this football season - "Lets take a time on the Patriots 98.5 Sports Hub radio network." It sounds like a mouthful for the longtime voice for the New England Patriots, Gil … [Read more...]

Sports Radio News – Boston Broadcast Media Favorites – Damon Amendolara & Tedy Bruschi

‘New kid’ aces his homework By Chad Finn Globe Staff / September 4, 2009 Damon Amendolara isn’t even a full month into his gig as the weeknight host on “98.5 The Sports Hub,’’ and already he has proven this to be true: An unfamiliar voice who makes an effort to be deeply knowledgeable about his subject matter is a considerably more appealing option than a familiar voice that does not. In a media market in which name recognition too often trumps competence, Amendolara, a 30-year-old … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston – Bruins on The Sports Hub 98.5 Boston

Prime time players By Douglas Flynn The Bruins are ready for prime time.   Last year’s success has put Boston’s hockey franchise in the national spotlight, at least as far as the NHL’s network partners are concerned. The league announced its national TV schedule for the 2009-10 season, and the Bruins have earned a couple of prime spots. They’ll kick off NBC’s coverage when they host Philadelphia in the Winter Classic at Fenway Park on Jan. 1. They’ll also play host to Washington before a … [Read more...]

Sport Radio Boston – Toucher and Rich

Toucher and Rich debut on The Sports Hub August 17  - Ryan McAskill - bostoncomedyexaminer@gmail.com Toucher Rich WBCN 98.5 Sports Hub Fred Toucher (left) and Rich Shertenlieb; courtesy cbssports.com Last Thursday 98.5 The Sports Hub made its debut as Boston’s first FM sports talk radio station but Toucher and Rich fans had to wait an extra day for the duo to premier on their new home. The current morning show (6-10 a.m. on 98.5) on the Sports Hub, hosted by Fred Toucher and Rich … [Read more...]