Sports Radio Boston – The Sports Hub Shows Promise – Chad Finn – Boston Globe

New station shows promise, needs polish By Chad Finn Globe Staff / August 14, 2009 The comedy of the coincidence did not elude Michael Felger. No more than 15 minutes into the maiden broadcast of live local programming on WBZ-FM’s ‘‘98.5 The Sports Hub,’’ Felger, who is joined from 2-6 p.m. daily by co-host Tony Massarotti, went to the phones to take the first call from a listener. One who happened to have a familiar first name. ‘‘Interestingly … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – Michael Felger

Felger or The Big Show? Article Courtesy of:  Boston Man Cave CLICK HERE Felger will once again attempt to win the ratings war against WEEI. Talk radio is huge in Boston.  More specifically, sports radio is huge and the biggest contributor to that cause has been WEEI.  Is that all about to change? Starting on Thursday, fans will be able to tune in to 98.5 FM and listen to “The Sports Hub.” Boston.com is reporting the lineup from 2-6 will be Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti, while … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston News – Jerry Trupiano Back in Town at The Sports Hub

Jerry Trupiano joins the The Sports Hub??? Article Courtesy of Fang's Bites:  For the COMPLETE STORY Click here. Word has leaked that Jerry Trupiano will helm a weekend sports talk show at the "new" sportstalkfest in Boston. He will apparently be co-hosting with local personality "Hardy". Hardy will be hosting a weekend show on 98.5 The Sports Hub/WBZ-FM with former Red Sox announcer Jerry Trupiano. On WBCN, former morning man Charles Laquidara was on with afternoon drive personality Hardy … [Read more...]

Sports Radio Boston – The Chad Finn Report – Boston Globe

‘Sports Hub’ dialing up a challenge for WEEI GLENN ORDWAY is Ready to RUMBLE By Chad Finn - Article Courtesy of the Boston Globe Well, now we’ll find out. With Tuesday’s revelation that a game of radio musical chairs will result in a new all-sports station, WBZ-FM “98.5 The Sports Hub,’’ debuting Aug. 13, we will finally begin to get an answer to one of the lingering questions in Boston sports media: Is sports radio behemoth WEEI 850’s dominance and popularity based on some common appeal … [Read more...]