While I admit that I am skeptical of the Bobby Valentine experiment, and can't say that I was a huge fan of his hiring, I think it's going a little too far to proclaim him the next Rex Ryan, as I've heard several times already. Is he guaranteeing World Series championships? Is he saying he's … Continue reading Bobby V – The Next Rex Ryan? Um, No.
The Bruins made a pair of minor trades yesterday, getting old friend Brian Rolston from the Islanders along with former Boston College star Mike Mottau, and also getting defenseman Greg Zanon from Minnesota. The moves add depth and experience to specific roles, and we about the best that could be done without sacrificing top prospect … Continue reading Bruins Stock Up, Celtics Back In Action
It's a busy Monday in the sports world, with the NHL trading deadline set for this afternoon, and the Bruins looking to add a piece or two to their roster. Stephen Harris thinks that anything the Bruins do would be minor in nature. Joe Haggerty has a look at some possible targets. The Daytona 500 was … Continue reading NHL Trade deadline, Daytona 500, and a Dry Sox Clubhouse
Thanks to Chad Finn (on vacation this week, but he still posted this to his blog) we have the Arbitron radio numbers from January. The trend continues. Morning drive: Toucher and Rich: 12.0 share. Dennis and Callahan: 8.6. Midday: Gresh and Zo, 11.8; Mut and Merloni, 6.0. Afternoon drive: Felger and Mazz, 11.0; The Big … Continue reading January Numbers See 98.5 Still Riding High
We've got a long ways to go until August, when the Patriots will play their first preseason game and debut what is almost certain to be a new broadcast team. It will be a topic of interest until the official announcement is made. Boston Globe media writer Chad Finn has said that long-time analyst Gino … Continue reading Thinking About The Patriots Radio Situation
Station Shows Mind-blowing Lack of Self-Awareness The incident over the weekend in which an ESPN.com editor was fired for using the headline "Chink in the Armor" on a story about the New York Knicks and sensation Jeremy Lin losing their first game since Lin became a starter has been a hot topic everywhere this week. … Continue reading WEEI Has Zero Credibility on Jeremy Lin/ESPN Issue
The collective moral arbiters known as the Boston sports media are cranking things up into high gear as the Red Sox begin spring training. The sins of September 2011 will not be forgotten! It is their duty to ask the tough questions, to probe and ensure that there is a new attitude in Red Sox … Continue reading Accountability, Responsibility and Apologies, Oh My!
Let's do your media megalinks since last week you did not get any. Hard to believe that college baseball, college lacrosse and NASCAR seasons are starting up, but they are and they're included in the Weekend Viewing Picks along with the regular Golf, NBA, NHL, Skiing, Soccer, Tennis and Entertainment recommendations. To your links now. … Continue reading Wringing Out Some Friday Megalinks
Former Worcester Telegram & Gazette Patriots beat writer Ken Powers was acquitted today after being charged with stealing $100,000 from Blackstone National Golf Club in Sutton. Powers found not guilty of stealing from Sutton golf course Powers is best known around these parts for being fired from the T&G for plagiarizing Peter King, among others, in 2005.
Catching up on the world of Sports Media this morning. (For stories on the Celtics loss to Chicago, head to celticslinks.com.) Sideline coaching for Dell - Chad Finn has Tina Cervasio offering some advice for new NESN Red Sox reporter Jenny Dell. Chat sports and media at 2:30 p.m. - Chad will be doing his … Continue reading Advice For Jenny Dell, The Globe’s Disrespect of Bob Ryan, and More…