Ryan, Gammons, Shaughnessy, Lynch Honored by NSSA

Peter Gammons has been inducted in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame, while Bob Ryan has been named sportswriter of the year for the third straight year. Dan Shaughnessy was named the Massachusetts state sportswriter of the year. John Madden was inducted to the Hall along with Gammons, and Jim Nantz was … Continue reading Ryan, Gammons, Shaughnessy, Lynch Honored by NSSA

Less Live Spots from Spring Training on Local TV

The Herald's Jessica Heslam has a story this morning where she reports on some local TV stations that will be forgoing the customary trips to Red Sox spring training next month due to the economy. Channel 7 (WHDH) will not be sending anyone down to Fort Myers, while FOX25 may not send sports anchor Butch Stearns, … Continue reading Less Live Spots from Spring Training on Local TV

WCVB Loses Patriots “All Access” and Preseason Games To WBZ

WBZ-TV and TV38 announced today that they have acquired the broadcast rights to New England Patriots non-network preseason games, along with the All Access and Totally Patriots TV shows. This takes the games and programs away from WCVB Channel 5, where they had been shown for many years. It also essentially makes WBZ-TV the TV … Continue reading WCVB Loses Patriots “All Access” and Preseason Games To WBZ

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