Sports Radio Boston News – NESN

Courtesy of: Sports Media -  Boston Globe NESN coverage goes with flow By Chad Finn Globe Staff / July 31, 2009 It will be tough to duplicate the frenzied drama leading up to last season’s Major League Baseball trading deadline, when the Red Sox dealt enigmatic slugger Manny Ramirez in the final moments before the 4 p.m. cutoff and NESN’s live coverage of the … [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...]

Boston Red Sox – Victor Martinez Trade

INDIANS DEAL VICTOR MARTINEZ TO RED SOX Cleveland Indians trade Victor Martinez, infuriating fans Saturday, August 01, 2009 Well, based on their spitting comments on sports radio, in chat rooms and on blogs, in reaction to stories almost as quickly as news is posted, their patience is just about threadbare. "I'm done. . . . I'm through. . . . No more. . . . Won't spend another dime. . . . Tired of second-rate, cheap owners." Fans old enough to remember Cleveland baseball from … [Read more...]

Boston Sports Radio – Red Sox Nation Betrayed?

The Red Sox Nation, Betrayed By CHARLES McGRATH  - Article Courtesy of:  New York Times SUCH is the gloomy, guilt-ridden New England conscience that within hours after a report that Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz had tested positive for steroid use in 2003, Red Sox fans were already feeling miserable again. By 6 on Friday morning, the lines at the sports radio station WEEI, Boston’s equivalent of New York’s WFAN, were jammed with breast-beating callers, phoning in to say that the Sox … [Read more...]