It's been a busy time for everyone, but especially in the world of sports media, where things are moving fast and furious. A few items: 98.5 The SportsHub once again topped the radio ratings for the Fall book, demonstrating repeatedly that trolling is king when it comes to gaining and retaining listeners. WEEI however, finished … Continue reading Catching Up – Ratings, Red Sox Announcers, et al.
Hmmm. https://twitter.com/OTLonESPN/status/679304105538535424 (Tweet has been deleted.) Less than 30 minutes later: https://twitter.com/NFLprguy/status/679311040149135360 I don't trust either entity, so who knows the actual truth? I do find it interesting that ESPN would call out the NFL for allegedly pulling out this concussion study, when ESPN pulled out of the Frontline documentary with PBS (reputedly at the … Continue reading So, The NFL CAN Correct ESPN Reports?
No doubt, my absence around this address has been noticed. Part of this has been due to my new job (Though I could count writing this on the new WordPress editor as work-related.), but a bigger part really has to be with my recent total apathy with sports media in general. Apathy over sports media? … Continue reading P.S.A. – Avoiding Toxic Sports Media
New Englanders take to losing about as well as fish take to land: beyond your occasional mudskipper or lungfish, it does not tend to work out well. After two losses in a row, you'd think the Patriots had fallen out of playoff contention. In our Second-Quarter Review, we predicted 3-1 at the worst, noting that … Continue reading Patriots 2015 Third-Quarter Review