WEEI & The Sports Hub One Year Later

Tale of the Tape: WEEI vs. The Sports Hub By Brian Kintz Courtesy of:  Sports of Boston One year ago Friday, Boston’s sports radio landscape changed as we know it. For years, airwaves juggernaut WEEI dominated the sports radio scene. They were the only game in town, and when they weren’t, they squashed all challengers in a matter of months. Down went 1510 The Sports Zone. Down went 890 ESPN Boston. And down went 790 The Score in Providence. But back on Aug. 13, 2009, the “On … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – WEEI Game Day Line-Up – Jason Wolfe

WEEI/Boston Announces Game Day Football Line-Up The WEEI Sports Radio Network, based at WEEI-AM/Boston, revealed Wednesday that its game day football programming line-up will kick off September 13 with the initial edition of "NFL Sunday." The "NFL Sunday" football pre-game show airs from 9am-12noon with Dale Arnold, Michael Holley, former Patriots tight end Christian Fauria and WEEI.com's Chris Price. "The Real Post Game Show" with Pete Sheppard, Fred Smerlas and Steve DeOssie will … [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 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 – Bruins & Patriots Fans Dial in the AM/FM Confusion

Boston fans get acclimated to 98.5 Dave Morrison is a broadcaster, blogger and sometimes movie extra. Dave has worked at such stations as WCAP in Lowell, MA and New Hampshire Public Radio. He can be reached at jdavid.morrison@yahoo.com. Article Courtesy of: Boston Radio Examiner and Dave Morrison Listen to the Pats this football season - "Lets take a time on the Patriots 98.5 Sports Hub radio network." It sounds like a mouthful for the longtime voice for the New England Patriots, Gil … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – Bleacher Report – Brady Hurt? Brady OK?

Fear Not Patriots' Fans, Brady To Moss Is Okay Courtesy of Bleacher Report: CLICK HERE by Andrew THE RUINER Cahill (Columnist) Written on August 29, 2009 Andrew THE RUINER Cahill Columnist 45 articles written 1314 comments written 132 fans View Profile Send a Message (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images) So basically everyone now is hearing about how Tom Brady was "hurt" last night by Albert Haynesworth … [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...]

Sports Radio Boston – WBZ-FM Debuts

WBZ-FM sports-talk station debuts - Format competes with WEEI By Thomas Grillo |   Thursday, August 13, 2009  |  http://www.bostonherald.com |  Media & Marketing Boston’s first FM sports talk radio station is kicking off today with surprisingly little fanfare. WBZ-FM, dubbed “98.5 The Sports Hub,” will debut at 6 a.m. with former WBCN [website] disc jockeys Fred Toucher and Rich Shertenlieb of “Toucher & Rich” trying their hand at sports talk. At 10 a.m., Comcast … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – Bye Bye Big Show?

98.5 The Sports Hub: Bye Bye, Big Show With the advent of a new sports talk radio station in Boston, 98.5 The Sports Hub, long time WEEI listeners including Bleacher Report writer BHL will finally have another listening option for the afternoon commute. Long tired of Glen Ordway's The Big Show, a yahoo and fat slob-centric shouting fest, Bleacher Report writer BHL is highly excited that 95.8 will feature Comcast SportsNet's Michael Felger in the weekday 2—6 p.m. time … [Read more...]