ESPN-Boston problems?

Kevin Vahey
Mon Jun 18 21:48:34 EDT 2007

WWZN puzzles me at night as I have heard them in Queens, Albany and
Chicago. BTW WBZ which always sounded like a local at night in Chicago
is being killed by a bible station out of Minneapolis on 1030.

On 6/18/07, David Tomm <> wrote:
> On Jun 18, 2007, at 12:43 PM, Kevin Vahey wrote:
> > Peter Gammons is still livid he was forced off WEEI to be on 890 only
> > and says he has to listen to 1050 out of New York to hear the network
> > at night ( He lives in Brookline )
> Gammons recently signed a new contract with the Worldwide Leader.  He
> could have negotiated the radio exclusivity out of his contract, at
> least for Boston.  I can't see that being a deal breaker.  I'm sure
> Peter could listen to ESPN radio online if he wanted to....
> > Sporting News Radio isn't long for this world. They have shutdown
> > their Chicago HQ's and moved everything to Los Angeles. The have been
> > losing stations to FSR at an alarming rate and they are hanging on to
> > overnights at blowtorch WSCR in Chicago.
> And they sold off the LA station awhile back, so they must be renting
> studio space somewhere.  To be honest, I'm surprised they've held on
> this long.  With Paul Allen out of the picture, it's just a matter of
> time.  I guess that means JJ Jeffrey will have to go with Fox on the
> Big Jab stations up in Maine, since Portland now has a fulltime ESPN
> affiliate on 870.
> Dave Tomm
> "Mike Thomas"

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