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 – 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...]