Only in Boston could we have a ceremony celebrating the 10-year anniversary of a Championship that broke an 86-year drought and then spend the next day listening to the media bitch endlessly about it. Then we have Kirk Minihane's column today. (The Manny Ramirez reminder: Boston is not a tough sports town) Holy crap. I … Continue reading The Minihane Reminder – The Boston Media Is Not Very Tough (skinned)
Rob Bradford is the Editor-In-Chief of WEEI.com and writes about the Red Sox for the website. A native of Essex, Mass, Bradford graduated from Springfield College in 1992. Bradford broke onto the Boston sports media scene with the Lowell Sun, followed by a stint at the Lawrence Eagle-Tribune from 2005 to 2007. He then moved to … Continue reading 2011 Approval Ratings – Rob Bradford
WEEI announced this afternoon that Mike Adams will be joining “The Big Show with Glenn Ordway and Michael Holley” effective today. He will serve as the flash guy for the program, will be in-studio, ready to weigh in with a thought from Bill Lee or memory of the 1978 Red Sox. If they're trying to … Continue reading Mike Adams To Join Big Show, WEEI.com Partners with SB Nation
This afternoon Glenn Ordway was touting a "major announcement" to be made at 5:20. Most of these "major announcements" are little more than announcing a new weekly guest to the program, or something along those lines. Today's announcement however, is legitimately big news. After years of having the format of Glenn Ordway and two rotating … Continue reading Desperate WEEI Shakes Up Lineup
Boston sports are covered like nowhere else in the country. In addition to the double-digit number of newspapers that cover the New England professional sports teams on a daily basis, we've also seen multimedia outlets jump into covering the teams with reporters and columnists. Sports radio powerhouse WEEI was the first to really jump into … Continue reading ESPNBoston.com vs CSNNE.com vs WEEI.com
The angle of the head is a little off, but perhaps LJ just got a photo a few frames off from this one...or maybe he actually drew Ellsbury's head. In any event, he made sure to include the fan with the outstretched arms in the background...
At the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco today, Curt Schilling gave his first interview since announcing his retirement via his blog yesterday. Mike D'Alonzo says that Schilling "sat down with X-Play host and G4's Editor-In-Chief Adam Sessler at GDC and talked about his reasons for the timing of the announcement, which he jokingly referred to … Continue reading Schilling Gives First Post-Retirement Interview
Curt Schilling made it official today, announcing his retirement from baseball. There will be no late-season signing and stretch run with the Cubs or Rays for Schilling. What's interesting is that Schilling has eschewed the traditional press conference (though that may come later) and announced this decision through his 38Pitches blog: Calling It Quits. The … Continue reading Schilling Uses Blog To Announce Retirement
WEEI has quietly (Shockingly so) launched the latest incarnation of WEEI.com. At first glance, it is a great upgrade over the previous versions.
While I really like the all-new WEEI.com, I sure hope this doesn't become the quarterly web equivalent of the self-congratulatory ratings talk on the air... Unique visitors to WEEI.com grow 95% over one year to reach all-time high for the website Boston (February 11, 2009) – WEEI.com, the web site of the nation’s top rated sports … Continue reading WEEI.com Declares World Dominance