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The last 72 hours have been pretty hectic in this space, so I decided to roll the monthly mailbag out a week early. But before I fire up some commentary, let’s take step back. Bruce Allen has provided end-to-end coverage, and I chimed in myself to answer a few pressing questions in the immediate aftermath. As the kids say in the Twitterverse, “In Case You Missed It” … here’s a rundown of BSMW’s coverage on Glenn Ordway‘s (forced) exodus:
Chad Finn Reports WEEI To Replace Glenn Ordway With Mike Salk
Ordway Confirms Exit On The Air Today
WEEI Statement on Glenn Ordway
Sports Media Musings: Everything Glenn Ordway
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The Big Show is moving on without the Big O.
Glenn Ordway is out as WEEI’s afternoon drive-time co-host, as first reported by The Boston Globe’s Chad Finn. Ordway confirmed the news himself at the start of Wednesday’s show, while promising listeners the most “honest” show he’s ever done.
Mike Salk will reportedly take over for Ordway and is expected to co-host with Michael...
“WEEI has decided to part ways with Glenn Ordway, co-host of “The Big Show”. Ordway made the announcement on-air Wednesday, February 13 that his last day will be this Friday. Michael Holley will serve as host of “The Big Show” for the foreseeable future and WEEI expects to make an announcement in the coming days about Michael’s new co-host.
“Glenn and I have been...
After more than two and a half decades with WEEI, Boston radio personality Glenn Ordway is reportedly out of a job at the station. News leaked out on Wednesday that the station is planning to replace Ordway, who currently hosts the afternoon drive program “The Big Show” with Michael Holley, with Mike Salk, a Boston native who has co-hosted a program on 710 ESPN in Seattle since...
I’ve had my issues with Glenn Ordway and his show over the years. It’s no secret. But there is another side, which needs to be told as well.
Warning: I’m about to go into “old bastard” mode and reference things that I remember that happened before some current members of the Boston sports media were even born.
I think I’ve also mentioned before that Ordway was the first...
We’ll have more analysis of the Glenn Ordway firing as the days go on, but for right now, here are some other stories on the news:
WEEI ousts longtime host Glenn Ordway – Chad Finn’s story in th Globe also has a video with analysis from Finn.
Glenn Ordway gets ax in sports talk battle – Matt Stout in the Boston Herald has money and youth as big factors in the move.
Well, here we are. One more PPV to get through until the final stretch before WrassleMunia. Good times, good times. To be honest, the card looks pretty solid, and I expect Sunday will deliver a solid show. As for Smackdown, this probably will a whole bunch of clip packages and filler. Perhaps one or two tidbits of interest will slip through the cracks… Perhaps. But, that’s...
- WWE has no live events this weekend before the Elimination Chamber PPV on Sunday. Here is the updated card for the PPV:
* Youtube Pre-Show Match: Rhodes Scholars vs. Tensai and Brodus Clay
* Divas Title Match: Kaitlyn © vs. Tamina
* US Title Match: Antonio Cesaro © vs. The Miz
* WWE Title Match: The Rock vs. CM Punk (Title will change hands on countout or disqualification)