Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 9/12/13
Last month, WEEI announced that they would no longer be broadcasting Celtics games after the two sides could not reach agreement. At the time it was speculated that the other radio power in the city, 98.5 The Sports Hub, would pounce at the chance to add the Celtics. After all, the station already owns broadcast rights to the Patriots and Bruins, and by adding a 3rd team they could further complete their complete takeover of the Boston sports market. It was a no brainer. And now it's happening. According to CSNNE's A. Sherrod Blakely, an announcement on the relationship could happen as early as next week. CSNNE.com has learned that the Boston Celtics are "close" to a deal that will make 98.5 The Sports Hub the new radio home of the C's. An announcement of the new deal is expected to be made as early as next week. Despite the Celtics fielding a team that's not expected to be among the NBA's elite this season, there was a significant amount of interest in broadcasting their game...
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