Manny Madness Sets Gammo Off; 890 Fighting On

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Manny Mania reached epic levels on Thursday and the most blatant example of the Man Love came when the Globe’s Amalie Benjamin posted at 10:52 a.m. that nothing new had developed, followed nine minutes later by teammate Nick Cafardo confirming that indeed, nothing new had developed. (“Talks Still [...]

Globe Preparing for Life Without Edes and Against

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Scott’s Shots is being told of some intriguing plans being undertaken by Boston Globe Sports Editor Joe Sullivan in an effort to bolster the department’s Red Sox coverage. With Gordon Edes in his final days as a Globie, Sullivan is said to be pursuing a full-time Red Sox [...]

At Long Last, Gordon Edes Gives His Notice at the Boston Globe

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Boston Globe baseball writer Gordon Edes confirmed over the weekend to Scott’s Shots that he has given his notice to sports editor Joe Sullivan and will begin at Yahoo! Sports (as a national baseball writer) within the next month. The saga that has taken over three months to [...]

Globe Dominates Pats’ Coverage

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch It’s not all that surprising that on Day One of Patriots Camp 2008, the Boston Globe (and proved to be THE place to go for Belinews and Brady banter. What is surprising is that the Boston Herald and it meager website couldn’t even muster the troops or [...]

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The Lowest Low for Lobel

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Bob Lobel was treated to the cushiest of goodbyes upon his departure from WBZ-TV/CBS4 in the Spring. Steve Buckley praised him. Dan Shaughnessy just about sculpted a bronze statue of the guy to place next to Red. And Joe Fitzgerald did what Joe Fitzgerald does: He immortalized a [...]

Pay Day for Ordway On Way

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch With a week to digest the rather compelling news that Shots led the way on late last week, it’s clearly time for a Winners and Losers edition of “As the Boston Sports Media Market Turns”: WINNER Glenn Ordway The biggest – in every sense – winner is [...]

DEVELOPING: Felger Gone From ESPN 890 AND Herald; Set to Join

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch DEVELOPING STORY: In what could very well be a death knell for the struggling all-sports talk radio also-ran in the Boston market, ESPN 890 AM’s General Manager Jessamy Tang sent the following memo to employees earlier this afternoon: “Due to Mike Felger’s obligations to Comcast Sports Net, he [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch In an unprecedented move for the Boston market, Boston Herald Red Sox reporter Rob Bradford is leaving the paper and will head up the burgeoning dot-com staff at the soon-to-be re-launched and re-focused, several sources have confirmed to Scott’s Shots.’s Vice President/General Manager Tim Murphy would [...]

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