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...]

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...]

Sports Radio Boston – WEEI Press Release

Red Sox Radio Broadcasts Return to WEEI Courtesy of:  Fang's Bites August 25, 2009 (Boston) — Entercom New England announced today that, effective with the team’s game against the Chicago White Sox Wednesday evening, August 26th, all future Boston Red Sox games will be carried on WEEI 850 AM in Boston, the flagship station of the WEEI Sports Radio Network. From 1995 to 2006, Red Sox games were carried exclusively on WEEI. In 2006, the games were shifted to Entercom sister station WRKO … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – Bye Bye Big Show?

98.5 The Sports Hub: Bye Bye, Big Show With the advent of a new sports talk radio station in Boston, 98.5 The Sports Hub, long time WEEI listeners including Bleacher Report writer BHL will finally have another listening option for the afternoon commute. Long tired of Glen Ordway's The Big Show, a yahoo and fat slob-centric shouting fest, Bleacher Report writer BHL is highly excited that 95.8 will feature Comcast SportsNet's Michael Felger in the weekday 2—6 p.m. time … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston – Bar Stool Sports Scores!

Bar Stool Sports & Julie Kahn Bar Stool Sports That psssssst sound you just heard was Julie Kahn pissing herself because she just found out I’m going to be on Toucher and Rich tomorrow at 9am. And the first salvo in the Sports Hub Vs. WEEI war for the Stool has been fired! Advantage Sports Hub. My guess is that if I dominate this appearence, like I’m sure I will, I’ll probably get my own late night show and have to go head to head against Mikey Adams which would kind of … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston – Sports Hub vs. WEEI

CBS tunes out ’BCN to take on WEEI with new ‘Sports Hub’ We will rock you! By Jessica Heslam |   Wednesday, July 15, 2009  |  http://www.bostonherald.com It’s war on the Boston sports radio airwaves as CBS Radio shutters rock giant WBCN [website] next month and aims its big guns straight at Entercom powerhouse WEEI with a new FM sports talk station. “We say bring it on,” said Entercom Vice President Julie Kahn of the launch of WBZ-FM, the first major challenge to WEEI-AM … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston – Bad Karma at WEEI?

Sports talk radio-active Posted by Chad Finn, Globe Staff February 26, 2009 We don't change the station, and so the station sees no need to change. Ratings are huge, possibly even as huge as the station claims. Its primary demographic has tremendous appeal to advertisers. And New England’s fanatical dedication to the professional sports teams that the station’s hosts bloviate about in four-hour blocks is seemingly endless. And so there you have it: WEEI. Your sports-radio leader. A … [Read more...]