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 – Bruce Allen – Boston Radio Heavyweights Slug it Out

Thoughts on 98.5 FM – One Week In Aug21 - 2009 - Courtesy of:  Boston Sports Media Watch The new 98.5 The SportsHub has been on the air for a week now, and it’s time for a few knee-jerk reactions and thoughts on how they’re stacking up to WEEI. Toucher and Rich vs. Dennis and Callahan Right now the best things I can say about T&R is that they’re trying, and that they’re not D&C. The show is clearly a work in progress as they make the transition to more sports talk. I like … [Read more...]

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 – WEEI & Sport Hub Drama Continues…

Courtesy of: The Boston Globe.com WEEI, Sports Hub expand their rosters By Chad Finn, Globe Staff | August 7, 2009 And in this week’s dramatic episode of Boston Radio Wars . . . Actually, this is still the prologue, since WBZ-FM’s “98.5 The Sports Hub’’ doesn’t launch until Thursday. Nonetheless, there were two significant plot twists in the past few days leading up to the impending showdown for local sports radio supremacy with WEEI, the longtime and lone behemoth in the genre: WEEI … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston – Tony Massorotti Rumors

Tony Massarotti rumor sparks WEEI’s Globie change By Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa |   Wednesday, August 5, 2009  |  http://www.bostonherald.com |  The Inside Track Photo by Matt Stone Former Boston Herald sports columnist Tony Massarotti, who went over to the dark side 11 months ago, is thisclose to fleeing the Boring Broadsheet for an afternoon gig on the all-new “98.5 The Sports Hub.” Mazz, natch, refused to discuss the deal whereby he partners up with his ex-Herald … [Read more...]