Monday Media Notes

There are a few items of interest from the Boston sports media world from the last couple of days. First, Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner spoke to Steve Buckley about why they made the decision to replace Don Orsillo with Dave O'Brien. Tom Werner explains why NESN is parting with Don Orsillo - Steve Buckley In … Continue reading Monday Media Notes

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Patriots Preseason Thoughts Heading Into Game Three

Some thoughts on the local footballers as we prep for the third game of the 2015 preseason – often referred to as the "full scrimmage" of the four-game summer slate. So far, the Patriots have lost to Green Bay and beaten New Orleans, all of which means next to nothing. In terms of individual performances … Continue reading Patriots Preseason Thoughts Heading Into Game Three

Dennis and Callahan Report That NESN Will Part Ways With Don Orsillo

Gerry Callahan from the Dennis and Callahan/Minihane show on WEEI reported this morning that this will be Don Orsillo's final season calling Red Sox games on television for NESN. https://twitter.com/WEEI/status/636187793291501568 It's both surprising and not. The recent front-office shakeups may have had an impact all the way to the television booth. There have been rumors … Continue reading Dennis and Callahan Report That NESN Will Part Ways With Don Orsillo

The Monday Morning Quarterback Needs To Be Benched

When we think of media outlets doing the NFL's dirty work, we've come to think of ESPN. Rightfully so. The leak to Chris Mortensen and Gerry Austin as well as their consistent false statements on the Patriots really cement that fact. ESPN has seen Disney stock drop, and with more and more people cutting the cord, their … Continue reading The Monday Morning Quarterback Needs To Be Benched

ESPN APOLOGIZES…at 12:30 am…because the Patriots asked them to.

After most self-respecting East-coast folks had gone to bed, ESPN issued an on-air apology last night for some misinformation they've been reporting on the air. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oT4RI1d6GdI Well, OK. They even got their apology wrong, but hey, it's a start. Good job good effort, ESPN. The events of the report were said to have taken place … Continue reading ESPN APOLOGIZES…at 12:30 am…because the Patriots asked them to.