Draft Day links brought to you by guest blogger Bob Ekstrom. As always, he can be reached at email@example.com. Good morning, and welcome to the midpoint in football’s offseason. It's the one weekend in the year when college and NFL intersect, where young men descend upon Radio City Music Hall or gather in front of … Continue reading 7th Heaven or Repeat of ’07?
Ken from the Fang's Bites blog here again with your Friday media megalinks. Don't forget to vote in the latest Approval Ratings poll which involves WBZ-TV's Steve Burton. And Bruce has a very good entry on an erroneous blog post made by "Who's Better Making a Blog Error Than" Butchie Stearns. Let's get to the … Continue reading A Media Link Friday
Last Friday we rated outgoing WBZ-TV sports director Bob Lobel. Today we're rating his successor, Steve Burton. Burton has been at WBZ since 1994, serving as sports reporter and anchor on both WBZ and TV38. He has been a fixture on the Patriots pregame shows, as well as on Patriots Fifth Quarter, where he is … Continue reading Approval Ratings – Steve Burton
Strange doings over Butch Stearns' blog on the FOX25 webpage. Tuesday night, Stearns posted the following: FOX25 has learned that the Patriots are close to a deal with Ty Law that would bring the 38 year old cornerback back to Foxboro. I saw the posting myself, as it generated some buzz across messageboards, including Pro … Continue reading Butch Bumbles Blog Exchange
David Scott leads off with a full edition of Scott's Shots, including the Globe's efforts to hinder Gordon Edes' move to Yahoo! Sports. The Red Sox fell to the Angels for the second day in a row, despite an impressive debut by Justin Masterson. The righthander went six innings, allowing only one run and two … Continue reading Masterful Performance Wasted By Bullpen
Boston is mourning the loss of a TV sportscasting legend today with the passing of former channel 5 sports anchor Don Gillis. Gillis was 85 years old. In the 1950's, Gillis worked with Curt Gowdy on the Red Sox radio broadcasts at WHDH. He also hosted a weekly sports radio program with writers from the … Continue reading Boston TV Legend Don Gillis Passes Away
With the Celtics in the midst of their playoff run, today we take a look at Boston Herald Celtics writer Mark Murphy. Murphy has been with the Herald since 1988. He has spent most of his tenure at the paper on the Celtics beat, though he moved over to the UMass and college basketball beat at … Continue reading Approval Ratings – Mark Murphy