Top Sports Media Story of the Decade – Red Sox win 2004 World Series

Spygate may have been a more shameful episode, but the top Boston sports media episode this decade was the Red Sox ending 86 years of futility and winning the 2004 World Series. Why is it greater? While Spygate was scandalous and shameful, it did not change the actual manner in which the New England Patriots were covered, … Continue reading Top Sports Media Story of the Decade – Red Sox win 2004 World Series

#2 Spygate

Number Two? Really? Aren't I the one who wrote Why Spygate Is The Most Disgraceful Episode In Recent Sports Media History as well as The Most Miserable 18-1 Season in History? Yes. I'll still say that Spygate was the most disgraceful Boston sports media episode this decade. But was it the most significant? No. You'll have to … Continue reading #2 Spygate

#3 The Dominance of WEEI, the Decline of Newspapers

Continuing my series on the top 10 Boston sports media storylines of the decade. They've dominated the ratings book, shrugged off all challengers thus far, and used their bully pulpit to sneer at critics. WEEI has enjoyed unprecedented success as a sports radio station in a sports-mad town. With the success of the local professional teams … Continue reading #3 The Dominance of WEEI, the Decline of Newspapers