Farewell To The Phoenix, And Bruins Rate High on NESN

The news came suddenly yesterday, the Boston Phoenix, in business since 1966, would be closing its doors, and today's issue would be the final one. There wasn't a lot of focus on the Phoenix here at BSMW, but the paper certainly had its share of sports media stories over the years, a few of which … Continue reading Farewell To The Phoenix, And Bruins Rate High on NESN

Let’s Do The Friday Megalinks

Time for Friday linkage. The Weekend Viewing Picks have your sports and entertainment suggestions. Let's get cracking. National Michael Hiestand from USA Today looks at TNT's plans to go mostly split-screen during breaks for Saturday's NASCAR race. Tom Perrotta of the Wall Street Journal reports that the one Wimbledon souvenir the players want is the … Continue reading Let’s Do The Friday Megalinks

The Case of the NALL vs the PLL and the Use of Media Behind it

By Marisa Ingemi Most of the professional lacrosse leagues that the casual fan follows causes a stir. The National Lacrosse League isn't on TV enough. Major League Lacrosse is slow. But what takes the cake is the case of the North American Lacrosse League and the Professional Lacrosse League. The NALL was founded by former … Continue reading The Case of the NALL vs the PLL and the Use of Media Behind it