By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch As if to show just how serious they are about being an Internet player, WEEI.com 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 Some people sleep out for concert tickets. Others wait for XBox video games to be released. A few need to be the first to see a new release in movie theaters. As a media critic in the Internet Age, I prefer to wait up late night for the [...]


By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch As if getting beaten by its sister on its own region’s biggest off-field story in years wasn’t enough, Boston.com further embarrassed the Boston Globe brand on Wednesday night when it sent out an ‘email alert’ of breaking news regarding the Matt Walsh fiasco. The mass email arrived at [...]


By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch First, thanks to all of you who extended well wishes on our announcement from last week. People who know the life of a freelancer know that having a steady project to work on is the equivalent of a 15-seed over a two. If the book sells well, it [...]


By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch Banner week for Shots with the Chris Berman videos story earlier this week (thanks to Extra Mustard, et al) and Thursday’s Fox NewsChannel appearance with shrewd Shepard Smith discussing the unending Arlen Specter debacle. That in mind, and knowing that too much of a good thing can be [...]


By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch • Not sure if Green Boxer, Chris Snow was joking when he blogged this on Sunday: “Apologies for the lack of humor in these dispatches. I’m keeping it serious, given that Gordon is on blogging probation for signing one of his dispatches with the salutation ‘Layta’ at the [...]


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UPN38 Dumped by Sox; Mack Daddy!

By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch A LOOK BACK AT LAST NIGHT’S PHENOMENAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME FOLLOWS THE “First At Scott’s Shots” NEWS OF THE RED SOX DECIDING NOT TO RENEW WITH UPN38. After that, is the complete NESN release about their HD and Programming Moves. We’ll be back with a regular Shots on [...]


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By David Scott Boston Sports Media Watch A brand new PodShots is available for downloading. This week’s offering features Donny Marshall and can be found by visiting PodShots’ Podcast . (Or direct download it here.) The former UConn Husky is currently the rookie in-studio analyst for FSN New England’s Celtics telecasts. Hear Donny’s reverence for [...]


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SHOTS RESPONDED • This will sound boastful, pompous and gross: But I’m sweating my earlobes off with all this blogging. No joke. It’s like Cardio-writing or Speed-blogging. Someone get me Body By Jake on Line 2! • On behalf of the Badged-One and myself, Shots, we extend our warmest of welcomes to the good folks [...]


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SHERIFF SULLY RESPONDED • I really doubt Shaughnessy was there or it would’ve been reported already. • Henry is a strange man, but always attempts to be honest. I also love how he returns emails to the media and fans. But he’s a business man first and foremost. • Guess I was wrong on Mazz, [...]


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