Radio question for the proposed Red Sox-Alex Rodriguez trade !!!!!

Kevin Vahey
Sun Dec 14 14:53:18 EST 2003

Sox have an escape clause from WEEI and it no secret they want to be on 

And to make the deal richer SFX Concert connection and Ticketmaster

On Sun, 14 Dec 2003 8:31am, Mark wrote:
> Mike,
> Just a tiny correction...Yes, he's the Vice chairman of Clear Channel
> and his investment company -- Hicks, Tate & Muse does own a signficant
> chunk of Clear Channel. But, he's not a sole owner of the giant media
> company.
> Interesting theory...where would they move the Sox broadcasts in 
> Boston?
> Kiss, Jamn and Kiss 1430? No chance. If 1200 was already in play and
> had a sports format of some kind, I could see Hicks having some 
> leverage in
> the A-rod talks. The 1200 project faces a number of obstacles before it
> can get off the ground. At this point, CC doesn't really have a
> local radio connection to house the Sox broadcasts in two years.
> Thanks!
> Mark
> --- Mike G <> wrote:
>>  This was already brought up on another message board that I belong 
>> to, but I figured I would
>>  throw this out to everybody out here in radio land.
>>  The owner of the Texas Rangers, Tom Hicks as most all of you know, 
>> also owns Clear Channel.
>>  Could John Henry, Theo Epstein, etc. sweeten the pot to get A-Rod 
>> here by moving the flagship of
>>  the Red Sox from Entercomm owned WEEI ???  It might not mean all that 
>> much to Hicks, but it will
>>  improve his bottom line for the stations he owns in the boston market.
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