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?
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
Will the new WBZ-FM The SportsHub force Entercom to get themselves a WEEI presence on the FM airwaves in Boston? To this point, there has really been no reason for Entercom/WEEI to make the move to FM in Boston, (They've already gone to FM in Providence) the AM signal is strong, and there hasn't been competition … Continue reading Will WEEI Add FM Simulcast In Boston?
Karen Guregian had mentioned this morning that the Patriots would be setting up a conference call for Rodney Harrison tomorrow, where the hard-hitting safety would announce his plans for the future. Meanwhile, NBC Sports Chairman Dick Ebersol will make NFL talent announcements on a media conference call tomorrow at Noon ET. It has been announced that … Continue reading Rodney Harrison Likely Heading to NBC
According to the Los Angeles Times Manny Ramirez will be suspended for 50 games following a positive test for performance enhancing drugs. I shouldn't be, but I'm speechless. Mike Adams, Gerry Callahan, John Dennis. et al, have at it.... Will Carroll has been keeping up with all of this all day through Twitter. It's all … Continue reading Manny Ramirez To Be Suspended For Postive Drug Test
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?
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
Peter King on NBC's Football Night in America: I'll make this vow right now - the one thing we know about the NFL in 2009 is that Josh McDaniels will be one of the 32 head coaches in the NFL. Is this really that much of a forgone conclusion? Others closer to the team have … Continue reading King: McDaniels Gone in ’09
A couple of notes from the NFL Pregame shows today involving the Patriots. From the NFL Network NFL Gameday Morning: Adam Schefter had the following report: Based on the hard-line stance the league is taking on cheap shot and Vince Wilfork’s prior record of controversial hits, the New England defensive tackle is staring straight at … Continue reading Patriots Items on NFL Pregame Shows
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)