New Marc Bertrand/Scott Zolak Show Starts Tuesday

98.5 The Sportshub made it official this afternoon, announcing the latest worst-kept secret in Boston sports media, that Andy Gresh is being replaced on the midday show by Marc Bertrand. Gresh will be staying on at 98.5, in "a variety of roles." Bertrand will also take over co-host duties of Patriots pre and post game … Continue reading New Marc Bertrand/Scott Zolak Show Starts Tuesday

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New Deals For Some Sports Radio Hosts, Others In Limbo

A little bit of focus on the media in this post, specifically the sports radio side. 98.5 Afternoon hosts Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti signed a new multi-year contract with the station. As Chad Finn put it, the deal means the duo "will continue their highly rated brand of Boston sports fan antagonism for the foreseeable … Continue reading New Deals For Some Sports Radio Hosts, Others In Limbo

Navy Football Voice Bob Socci Is The New #Patriots Voice

98.5 The Sports Hub announced today that Bob Socci  (pronounced SO-See) will be the new radio voice of the New England Patriots, replacing the legendary Gil Santos. Socci has been the radio voice of Navy football for the last 16 years and also was the lead voice CBS Sports Network's Patriot League college basketball telecasts. … Continue reading Navy Football Voice Bob Socci Is The New #Patriots Voice

Toucher and Rich Have The Right Idea, But Wrong Methods

By this point you're probably aware of the incident at Bobby Valentine's press conference yesterday involving Rich Shertenlieb of 98.5 The Sports Hub. For some background, yesterday Toucher and Rich talked about how the media does not ask the questions that the fans would like asked at these sort of press conferences. Rich announced his … Continue reading Toucher and Rich Have The Right Idea, But Wrong Methods