Ordway The Temp, And Is Greg Bedard Moving On From The Globe?

Glenn Ordway teased yesterday that he would be back on the air soon, and word came out that he got himself a temp-job as co-host CSNNE's Sports Tonight for four nights next week  (Tue-Fri) alongside who else, but Mike Felger. Chad Finn has a short post on the move, which is a logical one for … Continue reading Ordway The Temp, And Is Greg Bedard Moving On From The Globe?

NY Times – Ortiz and Ramirez Failed Drug Tests in 2003

Michael S. Schmidt in the New York Times reports that "according to lawyers with knowledge of the results" both Manny Ramirez and David Ortiz were among the 103 MLB players to test positive for performance-enhancing drugs back in 2003. That was the first year baseball tested players, and the results were supposed to remain anonymous.  However, names … Continue reading NY Times – Ortiz and Ramirez Failed Drug Tests in 2003

New York Times Co Looking To Sell Globe, 17.5% Share of Red Sox?

From an article by Russell Adams in the Wall Street Journal late yesterday: The Times Co., which faces a cash shortage accelerated by steep industrywide revenue declines, has been rumored for months to be open to selling non-core assets. Besides its flagship newspaper, the Times Co. owns the Boston Globe, About.com and a 17.5% stake … Continue reading New York Times Co Looking To Sell Globe, 17.5% Share of Red Sox?

Lynch Gets Scoop on Teixeira Talks

WCVB-TV's Mike Lynch reported tonight that Red Sox officials were down in Texas tonight meeting face-to-face (an indication of progress in the talks) with agent Scott Boras about free agent first baseman Mark Teixeira. Other outlets jumped quickly to confirm the story, but Lynch was the first in with the news. WEEI.com: Report: Red Sox officials meeting Boras to … Continue reading Lynch Gets Scoop on Teixeira Talks

Jay Mariotti Coming To Boston? (Updated)

Please, no. Chicago columnist Jay Mariotti abruptly resigned his position with the Chicago Sun-Times this week, to "pursue other opportunities." At the same time, he proclaimed newspapers a dying industry and stated that sportswriting has become "entirely a Web site business." (Which he might be correct about.) This morning, Chicago Tribune media columnist Phil Rosenthal ended … Continue reading Jay Mariotti Coming To Boston? (Updated)