By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch In what has to be one of the more humorous apologies in Boston Globe history, the paper today apologized for a photo in Sunday’s paper that depicted Patriots’ back-up quarterback Kevin O’Connell throwing a pass in practice. The apology (third item in “For the Record”) reads: Editor’s note: [...]


By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Long-time Providence Journal writer Sean McAdam is headed north on 95 to become a baseball columnist and writer for the Boston Herald. Early Thursday afternoon, McAdam confirmed to Scott’s Shots that “[he and the Herald] are talking, but nothing is in place.” That changed later in the day [...]


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By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Scott’s Shots has confirmed that longtime Providence Journal baseball man, Sean McAdam is leaving the paper to join the staff at the Boston Herald. ProJo staffers were informed of the move this afternoon. McAdam has been on staff at the ProJo since 1985 and on the Red Sox [...]


BINGO!: Comcast SportsNet Nabs Troy Brown

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Instant Patriots legend Troy Brown is out of football and into the Comcast SportsNet studio, according to a release from the regional sports network. Brown enters a crowded marketplace for ex-players and will need to be sharp from the outset with probing and prodding Mike Felger on his [...]


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By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch WEEI.com editor Rob Bradford has confirmed to Scott’s Shots that part-timer Ron Borges is leaving the site for a full-time gig at the Boston Herald. When reached on his cell phone Tuesday night in the 7 p.m. hour, Borges hung up on me after I identified myself. I [...]


By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Watch the following clip get a taste for just how incongruous and out of place it was to have Bob Costas introduce John Mellencamp at Saturday’s Farm Aid music extravaganza in Mansfield. Was that odd or what? And Costas doesn’t deliver on his 10-second promise, instead taking 30 [...]


Shots on the Road to JMU

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Sorry folks, park’s closed today. Scott’s Shots is embarking on a one-day journey with the good folks at CN8′s 7 p.m. “Out of Bounds” show as the one-hour nightly extravaganza hits Harrisonburg, Virginia on Friday night and lands on the campus of James Madison University (where UMass finds [...]


By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Numerous reliable Scott’s Shots’ sources are confirming that ex-Boston Globe writer, Ron Borges, is in discussions with the Boston Herald about filling one of three vacant spots on sports editor Hank Hryniewicz’s desk. If true, a Borges hire would indicate the Herald is either very bold or very [...]


By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch The rapid evolution of WEEI.com continues and we’re not even a month into the new incarnation. Content has been bountiful, integration with the radio side has been almost seamless (see: the John Dennis ‘scoop’ from Wednesday AND the dot-com branded Saturday morning show) and there’s even big-name sponsors [...]


  
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