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Sports Media Musings: Congressman Felger, Scal’s Foray, ESPN Drama

It may be a slow week in Boston sports, but  the sports media is like NYC: It never sleeps. So take a second to step away from the riveting “Gonzo to outfield” or “Tito treating Big Papi with kid gloves” debate, and enjoy this weeks Media Musings piece. The Manchurian Candidate? On their uproarious program, […]

Sports Media Musings: 98.5 On Top, BSMW Approval System Wins, Marv Albert

Every Friday I will be providing SoB with a weekly media news/notes column, including three must-read columns for the Boston sports fan (whether good or bad). The King & I WEEI’s long reign as world-beater of the sports radio landscape has come to an end. In the month of May, 98.5 The Sports Hub bolstered its […]

Outliers: The Impact of the Bruins Stanley Cup Victory

I hate to be that guy. The columnist that tries to put everything into “context.” The Bruins didn’t just win Lord Stanley’s Cup Wednesday night, there has to be a larger issue here, right? Man, I think sometimes contextualizing the moment is as hackneyed as a joke from a Mike & Molly preview, about Charlie […]

Would You Sacrifice Your Car for Bruins Tickets?

How bad do you want to go to Game 3 of the Bruins-Canucks Stanley Cup playoffs? With ticket prices reaching almost $1,000 for games 3 & 4 at TD Garden, most of us would do anything to be there for witness a piece of Boston sports history. Oh, anything you say? Well then 98.5 The […]

Bruins Try to Shut Out Cancer at “Cuts for a Cause”

Shawn Thorton and 15 other Bruins took part in the fourth annual “Cuts for a Cause” Thursday at Ned Devines in Boston.  Winning bidders were able to shave their favorite Bruin’s head in front of a huge audience. Shawn Thorton, Dennis Seidenberg, Tyler Seguin, Patrice Bergeron, Milan Lucic, Zdeno Chara, Andrew Ference, Chris Kelly, Rich […]

Toucher Refers to Tebow’s Draft Party as a “Nazi Rally,” Apologizes

With WBCN off the air, popular hosts Fred Toucher and Rich Shertenlieb took their “Toucher and Rich” show across the FM dial to the new 98.5 The Sports Hub radio station last August. They moved to a new time slot from 6 a.m. – 10 a.m., but it appears nothing has changed about the pair […]