CSNNE Announces 2015-16 Season Coverage of the Boston Celtics

tldr: The biggest takeaway from this announcement is that Brian Scalabrine will be in a full-time role. He will do all road games as color analysts alongside Mike Gorman, and all home games as a studio analyst. BOSTON CELTICS BASKETBALL ON COMCAST SPORTSNET RETURNS NEXT WEEK WITH PRE-SEASON OPENER OCTOBER 6TH FROM MILAN, ITALY AND … Continue reading CSNNE Announces 2015-16 Season Coverage of the Boston Celtics

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Don Orsillo Says Goodbye in Fenway Finale

https://twitter.com/DonOrsillo/status/648118546850021376 Don Orsillo, who has called Red Sox games for NESN since 2001, was in the Fenway Park booth for the final time as Red Sox play-by-play man yesterday afternoon. His departure sparked a number of supportive columns from colleagues, who are as baffled by NESN's decision to cut ties as most viewers are. For … Continue reading Don Orsillo Says Goodbye in Fenway Finale

Don Van Natta Working On Second Patriots Hit Piece Full Of Anonymous Sources

From Ed Sherman on Poynter Online: Not done yet: ESPN’s Van Natta says follow-ups likely after takeout on Patriots Van Natta, who co-wrote the story with Seth Wickersham, says they have received more than a dozen calls from various league sources since the story was released. “When you do a story like this, you shake … Continue reading Don Van Natta Working On Second Patriots Hit Piece Full Of Anonymous Sources

Why Are You Patriots Fanboys All Worked Up???

Why so sensitive, Patriots fanboys? You Patriots fanboys, always thinking the NFL is out to get you, LOL! The paranoia that Patriots fans have is unreal! Everything is a conspiracy! Hahaha! Timeline:  Thursday, September 3rd, Judge Richard Berman rules against the NFL in the Tom Brady case, a decision called nothing less than a scathing rebuke … Continue reading Why Are You Patriots Fanboys All Worked Up???

A Fine Globe/Red Sox/NESN/Shaughnessy Mess…

In case the whole NESN-Don Orsillo mess couldn't get any more screwed up, it did. At the center of it is Boston's favorite columnist, (oh wait, he didn't even make the list) Dan Shaughnessy! An important line was dropped from his column about Orsillo earlier in the week: https://twitter.com/Jared_Carrabis/status/638516780651126784 Dan Kennedy has written extensively about … Continue reading A Fine Globe/Red Sox/NESN/Shaughnessy Mess…

Highlights From The 2015 New England Sports Survey By Channel Media & Market Research, Inc

Channel Media & Market Research, Inc has released their now-annual survey regarding Boston sports. More than 14,200 people participated in the survey. In addition to questions about each of the local professional sports franchises, there is also a media section. Guess which is the first entry in that section?   A few others from the … Continue reading Highlights From The 2015 New England Sports Survey By Channel Media & Market Research, Inc