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...]

Sports Radio Boston News – Kraft Sports Group and ESPN Join Forces

Krafts, ESPN team up Article Courtesy of: Boston Business Journal - by Julie M. Donnelly ESPN has hired Kraft Sports Group as the local sales agent for its new Boston-focused Web site, Sports Business Daily reported. The website launched Sept. 14. The date coincided with the Patriots’ first game of the season. Kraft Sports Group owns the Patriots, the MLS Revolution and Gillette Stadium, and those three entities have been the focus for much of the Web site’s coverage. Part of … [Read more...]

Sports News Boston – Bruschi – The NFL Offer He Can’t Refuse

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 Bruschi to tackle NFL for ESPN Article Courtesy of: ESPN.com news services Tedy Bruschi, who enjoyed a long career with the New England Patriots and won three Super Bowl rings, is joining ESPN's stable of NFL analysts. ESPN made the announcement Tuesday, saying Bruschi will provide NFL analysis on ESPNBoston.com, the network's new local sports site, and appear on NFL Live, SportsCenter, ESPN Radio and other ESPN platforms. ESPNBoston.com … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston – Death of Traditional Sports Media – Print to Pixels

Hacksaw: The death of traditional sports media Posted By jason.owens On August 27, 2009 @ 8:52 pm In Sports New York is the Mecca of it all. The hustle and bustle of the Big Apple. The Theatre District, the Empire State Building, Manhattan, Wall Street, the Yankees, Mets and Madison Square Garden are all part of a great city. At one time, in New York, on any street corner, you would find a newsstand that sold magazines, cigarettes, cigars, postcards, and your newspaper. At that … [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...]

Sports Radio Boston – Chad Finn – Mike Reiss Snubs Globe & Defects to ESPN Boston

Article Courtesy of:  Boston Sports Media -  Boston Globe/Boston.com ESPN jumps into local fray with website By Chad Finn Globe Staff / August 28, 2009 While discussing the flurry of transactions in the local sports media, a source at a popular Boston website recently mused, “There are not a lot of allegiances anymore. Every man for himself. It’s really become a free-for-all.’’ Yesterday, a well-known but unexpected player entered the fray. And did it ever … [Read more...]

Boston Sports Radio – Sports & the iPhone

Sports Radio for iPhone Get sports radio stations from around the country streaming to your phone Posted on Aug 7, 2009 12:56 pm by Brendan Wilhide, Macworld.com Sports Radio for the iPhone puts your favorite sports radio station in your pocket. The $2 app from Intersect World features local, national and even several international sports radio stations. The program harnesses readily available live streams over the Internet in a very simple application. Still, while Sports Radio is … [Read more...]