Guide to MLB’s Expanded Instant Replay Rules

When the 2014 Major League Baseball regular season officially begins for most teams Sunday and Monday (the Los Angeles Dodgers swept the Arizona Diamondbacks in Australia last week), fans, players and managers will notice a significant expansion of the use of instant replay.  New rules, approved unanimously by owners in January, detail the plays subject to review, and how a review would be initiated and conducted.  This entry is intended to serve as a guide for understanding the new … [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

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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...]

World Premier of: “Golden Greek, Excellence To The End”

Premier Screening a Success! UR Business Network Proud to Participate... The red carpet world premier event screening of Agganis - The Golden Greek Excellence To The End  November 13  in Boston at the AMC Loews Boston Common was a tremendous success.  The overwhelming applause from the audience was the stamp of approval for this outstanding documentary. The world premier screening  to packed cinemas was followed by a private party at the luxurious Gypsy Bar. UR Business Network was on … [Read more...]

Boston Sports Radio News – Pete Sheppard Eliminated at WEEI

Sheppard out at WEEI By Chad Finn, Globe Staff  |  January 20, 2010 Article Courtesy of:  Chad Finn Boston Globe Pete Sheppard, who spent more than 10 years as a contributor and fill-in host on sports-radio WEEI's "The Big Show," has had his position eliminated by Entercom Communications, which owns the station. “As we continue to operate in challenging economic times, it is with regret that we announce today that we have eliminated Pete Sheppard’s position as sports anchor on "The … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – Chad Finn Attempts to Sort Out Boston Radio Call Letter Mayhem

ESPN Radio’s Boston affiliate set to sign off By Chad Finn Globe Staff ESPN Radio’s Boston affiliate, WAMG-AM 890, will go off the air Monday after four years plagued by a weak signal and limited local programming. But ESPN, the powerhouse sports network, may not lack an outlet in the Boston market for long. According to multiple industry sources, ESPN is in discussions to air some of its national programming on WEEI-AM 850 during nights and weekends, with WEEI intending … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – Senator Curt Schilling Makes his Pitch on WEEI

Schilling Pitching for Kennedy’s Seat? Appearing on WEEI's Dennis and Callahan Thursday morning, WEEI.com's Curt Schilling called the chances of him running for the Massachusetts' vacant Senate seat "slim to none" but still wouldn't rule out the possibility, stating that the decision would come down to the feelings of his wife, Shonda, and family. Talking about the prospects of actually winning the seat if he did run, Schilling said, "I wouldn't even remotely consider it if I wasn't … [Read more...]

Sports Radio News- WEEI Interview with Tom Brady – Show Me Where it Hurts Tommy

Pats QB Tom Brady on if his shoulder will allow him to play in the opener: “I’m certainly expecting that.” Tom Brady just finished up his weekly interview with WEEI Radio, and this Monday’s edition was a little more action-pacted. Plenty of issues to discuss, including his ailing shoulder, his status for the Bills game, Tedy Bruschi’s impending retirement, and Kevin O’Connell being released. But first, the guys from the Dennis & Callahan Show asked him about the opener and if he believes … [Read more...]