There’s a new leader in the clubhouse for 2006 Sports Media Story of the Year (see 2005 results below). Contrary to earlier reports, it appears Entercom (owners of WEEI and WRKO) has retained the rights to the Red Sox broadcasts with the broadcasts likely to move to ‘RKO (680) on the AM dial. Jesse Noyes of the Herald and Ken Tucker of Billboard Radio Monitor have the initial reports.
There were obvious ethical questions (consumer fraud, anyone?) about holding out ALL of his starters and regulars in the final exhibition.