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...]

Sports Radio Boston – WEEI Boston Reports Online Stats SURGE WEEI-AM

WEEI.com reports jump in page views August 27, 2009 11:01 AM By Chris Reidy, Globe Staff WEEI.com, the website of local sports radio station WEEI-AM, said that it recorded 4,279,677 page views in July, up from 2,275,405 in July 2008. "This was the first time the site cracked the 4 million page views mark in a single month," WEEI.com said in a press release. A factor in the increased traffic was an initial round of "upgrades in content and design in August 2008," WEEI.com … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston – MLB Network Analyst – Sean Casey

Casey on the case for MLB His friendly style fits new network By Chad Finn Globe Staff / August 21, 2009 The Red Sox, laboring behind the Yankees and locked in a wild-card battle with the upstart Rangers and lurking Rays, have made their fans sweat during the dog days of August. So perhaps it’s wise to turn to a cooler head - one just a season removed from being a true insider - to put the club in perspective. “Aw, c’mon, you never count out the Red … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – Michael Felger

Felger or The Big Show? Article Courtesy of:  Boston Man Cave CLICK HERE Felger will once again attempt to win the ratings war against WEEI. Talk radio is huge in Boston.  More specifically, sports radio is huge and the biggest contributor to that cause has been WEEI.  Is that all about to change? Starting on Thursday, fans will be able to tune in to 98.5 FM and listen to “The Sports Hub.” Boston.com is reporting the lineup from 2-6 will be Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti, while … [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...]