If you had any smidgen of doubt that ESPN is involved in a high-level effort to smear the New England Patriots, this should clear things up for you. Mike Reiss, as a solid and principled a reporter as there is, had his worked censored by ESPN yesterday (sorry, they say they applied a "tighter edit") … Continue reading Corrupt ESPN Censors @MikeReiss For Criticizing Patriots Hitjob
If you've visited the ESPNBoston Patriots blog recently, you've probably noticed some changes. In addition to the material from Mike Reiss and Field Yates, now, every single time the Patriots are discussed on any ESPN platform, there is an entry on the blog for it. Reiss addressed the changes in his chat today, and I … Continue reading Reiss: “I have lost control over the tone and direction of the Patriots blog on ESPNBoston.com”
In his chat today. Tedy (12:10 PM) Jason, you always leave your starters in on the P.A.T., even on the field-goal block team. When I was playing defense and we were blowing out an opponent, you were told, "You're out of the game now, Tedy, but you're still on the field goal block team." It's … Continue reading Bruschi On Why Gronk Was In On P.A.T.
In a long-rumored (Chad Finn reported it earlier this summer, it had been rumored well before then) move, Entercom Boston announced this afternoon that programming on 850 AM will switch to all ESPN radio beginning on October 5th. The station will carry the full lineup of ESPN Radio programming. Also announced was a tighter integration … Continue reading 850 AM To Switch To ESPN Radio on October 5th
Mike Reiss is as even-keeled a guy as you'll find in the business. He stepped out of that demeanor in his ESPNBoston chat today, and delivered a welcome rant on a few of the topics that have bothered me, and plenty of others recently: Dave (Elmira) Mike, Another All Pro season of reporting. Thanks for … Continue reading Mike Reiss Rants on Negativity, Legacies and Anger
Today, we're going to have a look at ESPNBoston baseball writer Gordon Edes. Edes joined ESPNBoston in November of 2009, after spending just over a year with Yahoo! Sports. Prior to that, he had covered the Red Sox for 12 years (1996-2008) with the Boston Globe. Edes went to high school in Massachusetts, and had … Continue reading 2011 Approval Ratings – Gordon Edes
Joe McDonald covers the Bruins for ESPN Boston. A native of Rhode Island, McDonald spent 18 years at the Providence Journal, where he was best known on the Red Sox beat, but also covered the Bruins, Patriots, Pawtucket Red Sox and Providence Bruins during his time there. He joined ESPN Boston in February of 2010 … Continue reading 2011 Approval Ratings – Joe McDonald
It seems that the payrolls of NFL teams can be interpreted in many different ways. This is apparent from a pair of statements in articles over the last couple of days. On Sunday, Dan Shaughnessy wrote the following: If the Jets win the AFC Championship at Heinz Field, perhaps the Krafts will be inspired to … Continue reading Fun With NFL Payrolls and Draft “Value”
I just finished watching the screener DVD of Four Days In October, the ESPN 30-For-30 film that makes its debut tomorrow night at 8:00 PM on ESPN. Despite the presence of Lenny Clarke, I'm glad to say the film is tremendous. Clarke is paired with Bill Simmons at a bar and the film comes back … Continue reading “Four Days In October” Preview
A short post on the website RadioInsight.com reports that 1510 The Zone - or more accurately, Revolution Boston GM Anthony Pepe (remember "The Diehards?") recently registered the domain names 1510ESPNBoston.com and ESPN1510Boston.com via his Mouthpiece Boxing company. I find it a little hard to believe that after all the hype about WEEI becoming an ESPN affiliate and … Continue reading ESPN Radio…on 1510?