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Zone Out?

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch The breaking news of Boston, once again, becoming a two all-sports talk radio town dominates today’s Shots. But we’ve thrown in some extras as well, down below. Big week next week for Shots – including a Howard Bryant farewell series and a brand new PodShots’ PodCast – so [...]


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FSN Celtics Media Luncheon Highlights

<B>By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch</B> A special midweek offering with highlights from Scott’s Shots’ Field Trip to: <B>FSN Celtics Media Day, held on Wednesday afternoon at the new <a href = http://www.ruthschris.com/home.html> <B>Ruth’s Chris Steak House</B> </A> at Old City Hall:</B> • The lineage goes something like this: <B>PRISM New England</B> begat <b>SportsChannel [...]


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Bryant Move Official

Howard Bryant’s hiring by the Washington Post for the Redskins’ beat was announced today by his new boss, Emilio Garcia-Ruiz, the Post’s sports editor. The email read: “Matt Vita (Garcia-Ruiz’s No. 2) and I are delighted to announce that Howard Bryant, a columnist with the Boston Herald, will be joining us as our new Redskins [...]


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By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Last month’s announcement of planned layoffs by Boston Globe Daddy, the New York Times Company, is beginning to affect the Globe sports department, Scott’s Shots has confirmed. Long-time Globe sportswriter, Marvin Pave, has agreed to take the company buyout according to three separate individuals with intimate knowledge of [...]


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“Bye” Week for Bryant, Too

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Mr. Bryant is still on schedule to go to Washington, even after meeting with Hank Herald on Tuesday. Translation: Howard Bryant is a “negative” urine sample away from becoming the Washington Redskins (co-)beat writer at the Washington Post. Two Shots’ emails to Herald sports editor Hank Hryniewicz went [...]


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Another Domino Falls

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch The recent spate of roster changes at local newspapers’ sports desks continues with news that Rob Bradford of the Lowell Sun is set to take over the vacant John Tomase slot at the Lawrence Eagle Tribune. (Tomase is currently at the Boston Herald, where he’s jumped headlong into [...]


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Bryant Going Bye Bye

By David Scott Boston Sports Media ****UPDATED: 5:45 p.m. Monday afternoon**** It appears “The Cartel” won’t have the Boston Herald’s Howard Bryant to kick around anymore. Scott’s Shots has learned that Bryant is on the verge of taking the job of Washington Post Redskins’ beat writer. (That position opened in mid-September when former ‘Skins beat [...]


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Prairie Wind Running Through

By David Scott Boston Sports Media ***UPDATED, 2 p.m. Friday to include response from Joe Sullivan of the Globe, in bold, below*** We’d like to thank My Boss Bruce for the newly commissioned Shots logo. Someone already asked if its supposed to be Red Smith’s old typewriter. We prefer to think it might have been [...]


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Sports Talk Radio Lab Rat

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Scott’s Shots presents a day of sports talk radio listening through the steely ears of one brave man – ME. On Thursday, September 15, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., yours truly, David Scott undertook the following Boston Sports Talk Radio listening schedule: 8 a.m. to 10 [...]


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