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...]

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...]

Boston Sports Review Radio Show

Boston Sports Review Radio Show The landscape of Sports Radio is changing internationally,nationally, regionally and locally. What's going on? The path to the airways is getting easier.  The growth of satellite  and online radio Vs the diminishing role of  traditional terrestrial radio have made innovators, entrepreneurs and fans radio friendly. UNregular Radio out of Boston is a pioneer in the internet broadcast space.  Here is where  The Boston Sports Review lives and breathes. … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – ESPN Boston Sports Media Scrimmage is Only the Beginning Folks

In ESPNBoston.com, The Leader Continues Localization by T.J. Donegan  - Sports Media Journal For those paying attention, you may have noticed the Boston sports media landscape has changed by leaps and bounds in the past 18 months. While local sports radio giant WEEI finds itself in a fight for ratings with the newly launched 98.5 The Sports Hub, it seems those on the print side of things will also have some company this Fall. As I wrote about back in April when they launched their local … [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...]

WAMG to end all-sports format

WAMG to end all-sports format After more than four years, the all-sports format on WAMG AM 890(and simulcast on Lawrence's WLLH AM 1400) known as 890 ESPN, will go off the air in the next couple days according to reliable sources. Station's local staffers were notified yesterday(9/9) about the end of the sports format. The station, owned by investment firm Waller Sutton, will introduce a brand new format on Monday(9/14). In early 2005, the CT-based company backed the local investor … [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...]

Sports Radio Boston – 98.5 FM Mix Up Kick Off SNAFU

For debut of sports radio station, a Pats’ audible Lineup shift creates confusion; format to resume today Listeners to the debut of 98.5 FM heard a replay of the Patriots’ Super Bowl win over Philadelphia, sealed by Rodney Harrison’s interception. (Globe/File 2005) By Johnny Diaz Globe Staff / August 14, 2009 Listeners were confused yesterday when they tuned into Boston’s newest sports talk radio station, 98.5 FM: Instead of the … [Read more...]