This week promises to be a lot of fun for sports fans, with NFL free agency starting up tomorrow, and the NBA trade deadline coming up Thursday. For fans, there is the anticipation that a move or signing can be announced at any time. For the media, it means a lot of working the phones, … Continue reading Fun Week Ahead For Sports Fans. Media, Not As Much
Linkage has been scarce around the Fang's Bites site this week, but I should be able to get a good set of megalinks in today as we head into NCAA Tournament Selection Sunday. You deserve the links and I thank you for your patience as I've been working around some server problems on my main … Continue reading Let’s Do The Friday Megalinks Again
After 25 games, the Bruins finally won back-to-back contests with a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres last night at TD Garden. Johnny Boychuk played a huge role in the win with a thunderous hit and the game-winning goal. B's getting back on the right track - Joe Haggerty says that the Bruins are finally free … Continue reading Bruins Finally Streaking – And Media Links
The Celtics were absolutely demolished in Philadelphia by the 76ers last night, 103-71. Peter May explains why Boston never had a chance in Philly. On the heels of this loss, Paul Flannery tells us to Get ready for the longest week of the season. The Celtics might not be title contenders, but they are still … Continue reading Celtics Crushed In Philly, Sheppard on WEEI Return
The Big Show had Pete Sheppard call in at 5:30 this afternoon to (rather clumsily) announce that he would be hosting a show from noon to 3:00 pm this Sunday, leading into the Celtics/Lakers pregame. Further shows were not mentioned, though Sheppard in a Tweet afterwards says he is "back" with the station, so future … Continue reading Pete Sheppard Returns To WEEI On Sunday
On the heels of this morning's post, it looks like Pete Sheppard will be back with WEEI in some capacity. [blackbirdpie id="177424683736633344"] So the question is, what is the announcement? Back on the Big Show as Flash Guy, taking out Adams? Weekend shows? Patriots-related programming? (Post game show, etc) Overnights? Something major - another show … Continue reading Pete Sheppard Returning To WEEI?
They went to shorter commercial breaks. They became an ESPN Radio affiliate. They simulcast Dennis and Callahan on NESN. They cut down on the political talk in the morning. They tried hooking up with El Presidente of Barstool Sports in an attempt to be "hipper." They replaced Dale and Holley with Mutt and Lou. They … Continue reading What Is WEEI’s Next Move?
First posted from TheBigLead: [blackbirdpie id="177057075447336961"] [blackbirdpie id="177057287368736770"] I got a quick confirmation from Rapoport on this one, who said that while he "hates leaving the Herald," he "couldn't pass this opportunity up, and moving to Dallas will be awesome." Rapoport has made many appearances on the NFL Network, so they've had their eye on … Continue reading The Herald’s @Rapsheet Is Heading To The NFL Network (Confirmed)
While last week we did hear a few comparisons to Rex Ryan, for the most part, the Boston media's reaction to the Bobby Valentine experience has been fawning. They're dazzled by his bunt drills in spring training. They love that he's making David Ortiz play some first base. They love the alcohol in the clubhouse … Continue reading Bobby V. Continues To Dazzle Boston Media
The Bruins and Celtics played their rivals from New York at the same time yesterday, with the Bruins dropping a 4-3 decision to the Rangers down at Madison Square Garden and the Celtics defeating the Knicks 115-111 in OT at the TD Garden. CSNNE had pre and post game coverage of both games. Not soon … Continue reading Celtics/Bruins Split With NY Rivals