Herald: Sox radio talks heating up

Scott Fybush scott@fybush.com
Thu Feb 16 15:18:51 EST 2006

Bob Nelson wrote:
> http://business.bostonherald.com/businessNews/view.bg?articleid=126416
> Negotiations for the Red Sox radio broadcasting rights are hot and
> heavy at the moment...The folks over at WEEI-AM (850) and parent
> Entercom have heard that WTKK owner Greater Media is talking with the
> Sox about a radio deal.
> (snip)
> Fybush figures the battle will come down to WEEI and WTKK.
> He gives the edge to WEEI, which has a strong relationship with the
> team and will also broadcast Sox games this year on an Entercom FM
> station in Providence.

...and which just announced this afternoon that it's spending almost $6 
million to buy WBEC-FM (105.5) once it moves from Pittsfield to the 
top-top-top-top-TOP of Mount Tom, serving the Pioneer Valley. It'll be 
the westernmost link in the WEEI chain once the move is complete.


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