Herald: Sox radio talks heating up

John Francini francini@mac.com
Thu Feb 16 16:08:11 EST 2006


Now they just need to buy some sort of good night signal in south- 
central New Hampshire, and the circle will be complete.


On 16 Feb 2006, at 15:18, Scott Fybush wrote:

> 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.
> s

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