Sports Media Musings: Let’s Play Angry Birds On The Radio!

GET INVOLVED, GUYS: Due to popular demand, I'll be running a Media Musings Mailbag soon; in fact I may post it tonight, but more likely tomorrow morning. To contribute to the fun and games, either shoot me an email at Hadfield.Ryan@gmail.com, hit me up on Twitter @Hadfield__, or leave a response in the comments section of any one of … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: Let’s Play Angry Birds On The Radio!

Sports Media Musings: Columnists Gone ‘Cray’

Is everyone alright? I only ask because sports scribes everywhere are producing work that, frankly, is wildly absurd. I know, I know: The quixotic endeavour of  journalism commentary has long been dead. I get that. And somehow, someway, Deadspin has become the voice of reason, leaving major outlets (e.g. ESPN, Fox Sports, and CBS) behind. It started with … Continue reading Sports Media Musings: Columnists Gone ‘Cray’

Tribute to Lake Placid, 33 years ago today

It's the story of the greatest team ever. And they defeated the Russians 33 years ago today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gfD134ED54 In honor of the game, here is Leigh Montville's piece from the following day's Boston Globe:: LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - The night became an American tableau, a Saturday Evening Post cover, a picture to be framed and hung … Continue reading Tribute to Lake Placid, 33 years ago today

Thoughts on Minihane to Morning Show, NFL Combine, NBA Trade Deadline

I half expected to tune into 93,7 FM this morning and find John Dennis gone. Instead, both Dennis and Gerry Callahan were there, and they were joined by Kirk Minihane, who, as Chad Finn reports, will be the third host, and not a flash guy. Entercom couldn't really fire either Dennis or Callahan due to … Continue reading Thoughts on Minihane to Morning Show, NFL Combine, NBA Trade Deadline

Kirk Minihane To Join “Dennis And Callahan” Full-Time

John Dennis is safe (for now). Chad Finn is reporting Kirk Minihane will be joining Gerry Callahan and Dennis on the "Dennis and Callahan" morning show on WEEI, not as a sports flash anchor, but as an equal voice on the program. From Finn's report: Minihane, whose informed, unfiltered opinions have helped him earn a following as a weekend … Continue reading Kirk Minihane To Join “Dennis And Callahan” Full-Time