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 – WEEI Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon

Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon August 27 to 28 BOSTON - WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio-Telethon has announced the 2009 All-Star Online Auction. This is an opportunity to bid on sixteen once-in-a-lifetime experiences and items, while also supporting the lifesaving mission of the Jimmy Fund, which is raising critical funds for pediatric and adult cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. The auction is currently on eBay and bidding ends on August 24. This auction is in … [Read more...]

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...]

Sport Radio Boston – Toucher and Rich

Toucher and Rich debut on The Sports Hub August 17  - Ryan McAskill - bostoncomedyexaminer@gmail.com Toucher Rich WBCN 98.5 Sports Hub Fred Toucher (left) and Rich Shertenlieb; courtesy cbssports.com Last Thursday 98.5 The Sports Hub made its debut as Boston’s first FM sports talk radio station but Toucher and Rich fans had to wait an extra day for the duo to premier on their new home. The current morning show (6-10 a.m. on 98.5) on the Sports Hub, hosted by Fred Toucher and Rich … [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...]

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 – Bar Stool Sports Scores!

Bar Stool Sports & Julie Kahn Bar Stool Sports That psssssst sound you just heard was Julie Kahn pissing herself because she just found out I’m going to be on Toucher and Rich tomorrow at 9am. And the first salvo in the Sports Hub Vs. WEEI war for the Stool has been fired! Advantage Sports Hub. My guess is that if I dominate this appearence, like I’m sure I will, I’ll probably get my own late night show and have to go head to head against Mikey Adams which would kind of … [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...]