Boston Sports Media Watch reports on how Pete Sheppard ended his career at WEEI this evening.
Boston Sports Media Watch reports on Glenn Ordway's departure from WEEI.
A couple of Staties visited David Portnoy of Barstool Sports and suggested it might be best for all concerned if he took down the nekkid photos of the Brady kid, if you know what they mean, and they think you do, so he did. At least, for today.
The Weekly Dig, which, granted, isn't the most disinterested observer in such things, reports (third item) the hot rumor in local radio circles is that Entercom wants to throw some money at the Phoenix to buy 'FNX and replace it with that milquetoast Mike format from 93.7 so it can move faltering WEEI onto FM and try to smack the Sports Hub around.... Read more
The Herald reports dude got himself suspended for sending "vulgar" texts to rival WBZ-FM, a.k.a., the Sports Hub. Props to columnist Jessica Heslam for this:
Massaua never responded to repeated text messages seeking a comment.
98.5's DA was discussing the Topic Du Jour i.e. Teddy Bruschi's retirement with callers.
The Sox had the night off, so WEEI's host was engaged in animated conversation with a caller comparing the breast size of... Read more
Bruce Allen compares and grades Boston's newest sports-talk station and its established archrival.
Don Martelli: The guy is just a younger version of Dan Shaughnessy.
... If there's going to be a sports media war in this town, it certainly isn't going to include the Boston Herald or any other of our local pretender sites. ... As for a WEEI/Globe escalation of activity, I... Read more
A Cambridge wedding photographer faces criminal charges for a series of phone calls he allegedly made to WEEI last fall.
David Banner, 57, pleaded innocent in Brighton District Court yesterday to two counts of criminal harassment, two counts of threats to commit a crime and one count of making annoying phone calls to employees of Entercom Communications in Brighton, according to the Suffolk County District... Read more
Big Schill actually announced the move on his blog last week, but I saw it and went, "oh," then went in search of my daily dose of gross T news or something.
Ron Borges moves to the Herald after a whole month at WEEI.com.
WEEI.com is running a contest to find two sports bloggers for their site. Winners get a blog there and $5,000 to blog for a year:
All entries will be up to 500 words and should be focused in on the Boston sports scene, reflecting the author's wit, creativity, sports knowledge, and unique perspective to craft a piece of work which will stand out from... Read more
Buzz Byne listens to WEEI for 12 straight hours (except for a few minutes when he just couldn't stand Dennis and Callahan a moment longer) so you don't have to:
It's Manny Ramirez time. Dale tells us it was almost criminal what this guy did on this team this year. We hardly know all the stories. Really? Does Dale tell us any... Read more
Bruce Allen suddenly loses interest in weei.com:
I had high hopes for this new weei.com. Borges just about kills it for me. You hire him, you lose your credibility. Simple as that.... Read more
Adam Reilly has the details on Tony Massarotti jumping from the Herald to the Globe, where he'll become "the face and voice of boston.com sports." He also reports on Gordon Edes' replacement.
Dan Kennedy: Massarotti is a leading reason to read the Herald, so this is a huge, huge loss. Also shows Globe is taking weei.com seriously as a threat, he says.... Read more
Not only has WEEI hired away two Herald sports writers to try to turn its Web site into the major go-to site for New England sports info, but it's advertising for some serious Web/systems help, Mats Tolander reports:
... I like weei.com's Director of Product Development:
You recognize Emacs is the one true editor (though I suppose vi will do in a... Read more