NESN has announced today that they have signed Bruins studio analyst Mike Milbury to a multi-year contract extension. This will be Milbury's third season as an analyst with NESN, and he will also continue to host "The Instigators" and will contribute to hockey content on NESN.com. Milbury also works as a studio analyst for NBCs … Continue reading Mike Milbury Signs Extension with NESN
Mixing things up a little bit this Friday, rather than full links, we'll jump around a little bit. Patriots Daily is giving you what you need for Sunday's Patriots/Falcons game. Weekly features like Worry Wart by Chris Warner, Trading Places - a chat with the Falcoholic blog and First Impressions get you warmed up for Sunday. Later today the … Continue reading Friday Ramblin’s
The new ESPNBoston.com launched yesterday, coinciding with the start of the Patriots season on ESPN's Monday Night Football. This is the second localized ESPN site that the company has launched, following ESPNChicago.com. Dallas, Los Angeles and New York are planned in the next year. Regular initial contributors to the Boston site are as follows: Mike Reiss – … Continue reading First Impressions – ESPNBoston.com
In his column today reporting on the shutdown of 890 ESPN, our pal Chad Finn tosses an interesting twist into the local sports radio state of things. He writes: According to multiple industry sources, ESPN is in discussions to air some of its national programming on WEEI-AM 850 during nights and weekends, with WEEI intending to … Continue reading ESPN to 850? WEEI to FM?
Multiple reports have 890 ESPN shutting down sometime this weekend. The writing has been on the wall for some time now, and in way, it's pretty amazing that they've been around since 2005, when they enlisted Michael Felger to go head-to-head with Glenn Ordway on afternoon drives. (Sound familiar?) The 890ESPN.com domain is aleady inactive. With … Continue reading Farewell, 890 ESPN
In one of the quickest transitions from the football field to TV, ESPN has announced that former Patriots linebacker Tedy Bruschi will join ESPN as an analyst. He'll be on the regular network and he'll also have a role on the new ESPN Boston site that launches next Monday. Look at the press release: Tedy … Continue reading Tedy Bruschi to ESPN, Debuts Thursday.
By now, thanks to Fang's Bites, you know that ESPN will be launching a local version of ESPN.com, ESPNBoston. The site is slated to launch on September 14th - or opening day for the Patriots, who play on Monday Night Football that night on ESPN. ( I wonder if it is telling that 98.5 The … Continue reading Initial Thoughts on ESPNBoston.com