By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch WEEI 850 AM’s middlin’ Saturday morning duo of Larry Johnson and Craig Mustard did their last show together at the station this morning. According to several Shots emailers and the ever-reliable BSMW message board, the duo made the announcement during today’s show. A text message to a station [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Scott’s Shots has confirmed that Boston Herald sportswriter Jeff Horrigan (mostly Red Sox) will be leaving the paper on Septembeer 10. Horrigan confirmed in a Friday phone interview that his wife, Katie, has taken a job as a public health administrator at Children’s Hospital in her hometown of [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports media Watch Enough already with the Olympics. Finish the hoops re-coronation, stow away Costas and give us now our college and pro football. BMX? Are you serious? And we don’t even dominate. [And what have we here?, a fresh take on an old scandal to cap things off in style! [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch As if to show just how serious they are about being an Internet player, today (8/18/08) announces the addition of Deadspin founder, Will Leitch, to its rapidly expanding line-up of writers. Leitch – tabbed as “The Outsider” – will write twice-monthly (every other Wednesday) for the site [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Capping what could become a defining week in the storied history of the Boston Globe sports desk, sports editor Joe Sullivan announced in Sunday’s paper that the Washington Post’s Adam Kilgore will share the Red Sox beat with Amalie Benjamin. Kilgore, 24, who has been a star on [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch In yet another stunning blow to the battered Boston Herald sports section, general columnist and Red Sox specialist, Tony Massarotti is leaving One Herald Square, crossing over Route 93, will land smack dab on Joe Sullivan’s sports staff at the Boston Globe/ Adam Reilly at the Phoenix had [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Local sports talk station, 890 ESPN has officially announced the changes which have been reported here at Scott’s Shots in recent weeks. The release from 890 follows and clears up some my confusion over the afternoon drive times (there’s a noon-2 p.m. slot and a 4-6 p.m., meaning [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Response was pretty positive to last week’s Monday offering, so we’ll keep it going as long as you keep the dialogue running. (Shots’ Loyalists will recall the days when we dutifully dissected the Sunday night show on Mondays with regularity. At some point, we realized that no one’s [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch FOXBOROUGH – An opportune visit to the House of Tom on Thursday night showed us two very evident storylines developing in Patriots’s media land: 1. There’s going to be some shake-up in Pats’ beat once the Herald and sports editor Hank Hryniewicz settle on a hire for this [...]

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Shots unveils a potential regular Monday feature today with a look back at some of the items and happenings you may have missed over the weekend. But first, some developing news from ESPN 890 AM, as the station is set to announce its new hosts for the weekday [...]

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