1. 2006 BSMW User Poll - General & Radio
1. What is the local sports media story of the year?

  890 ESPN starts up with Mike Felger  Ted Sarandis leaves WEEI 
  1510 ends local programming  WEEI’s continued ratings dominance 
  Herald and Globe sports staff reductions  NO ONE DESERVES THIS AWARD 
  Media outlets fully embrace the "blog" format of reporting on their websites    
2. What is the local sports media scandal of the year?

  Boston Dirt Dogs mistakenly reports that Nomar will refuse World Series Ring  The Red Sox media "cartel" 
  The John Dennis threatening voicemail to Ryen Russillo  The Stupidification of the Patriots’ Pregame Radio Show 
  Michael Gee fired for teaching job because of internet posting  NO ONE DESERVES THIS AWARD 
  The Planet Mikey opening "hostage" stunt    
3. Who is the Boston sports media's best kept secret?

  Rob Bradford, Lawrence Eagle Tribune  Christopher Price, Boston Metro 
  Albert Breer, Metrowest Daily News  Alex Speier, Manchester Union Leader 
  Jon Couture, New Bedford Standard Times  Eric Wilbur, Boston.com 
  Michael Parente, Pawtucket Times  NO ONE DESERVES THIS AWARD 
4. What is the best local sports radio show?

Calling All Sports, 96.9 WTKK  Only a Game, 90.9 WBUR 
Celtics Pre and Postgame Show, 1510 the Zone WWZN  Patriots Pre- and Postgame Show, 104.1 WBCN 
Dale and Holley, 850 WEEI  Planet Mikey, 850 WEEI 
Dennis & Callahan, 850 WEEI  Ted Nation, Formerly 850 WEEI 
The Drive with Michael Felger, 890 ESPN  The Big Show, 850 WEEI 
Eddie Andelman Show, Formerly 1510 the Zone WWZN  The Die Hards, Formerly 1510 the Zone WWZN 
Mustard & Johnson, 850 WEEI  The Sunday Baseball Show, 850 WEEI 
NFL Sunday, 850 WEEI  NO ONE DESERVES THIS AWARD 
5. What is the worst local sports radio show?

Calling All Sports, 96.9 WTKK  Only a Game, 90.9 WBUR 
Celtics Pre- and Postgame Show, 1510 the Zone WWZN  Patriots Pre- and Postgame Show, 104.1 WBCN 
Dale and Holley, 850 WEEI  Planet Mikey, 850 WEEI 
Dennis & Callahan, 850 WEEI  Ted Nation, Formerly 850 WEEI 
The Drive with Michael Felger, 890 ESPN  The Big Show, 850 WEEI 
Eddie Andelman Show, Formerly 1510 the Zone WWZN  The Die Hards, Formerly 1510 the Zone WWZN 
Mustard & Johnson, 850 WEEI  The Sunday Baseball Show, 850 WEEI 
NFL Sunday, 850 WEEI  NO ONE DESERVES THIS AWARD 
6. Who is the best local sports radio host?

Mike Adams, 850 WEEI  Bill Littlefield, 90.9 WBUR 
Eddie Andelman, Formerly of 1510 the Zone WWZN  Glenn Ordway, 850 WEEI 
Dale Arnold, 850 WEEI  Anthony Pepe, Formerly of 1510 the Zone WWZN 
Gerry Callahan, 850 WEEI  Bob Rodgers 96.9 WTKK 
John Dennis, 850 WEEI  Ryen Russillo, Formerly of 1510 the Zone WWZN 
Mike Felger, 890 ESPN  Ted Sarandis, Formerly of 850 WEEI 
Russ Francis, 890 ESPN  Scott Zolak, 790 The Score WSKO 
Andy Gresh, 790 The Score WSKO  NO ONE DESERVES THIS AWARD 
Michael Holley, 850 WEEI    
7. Who is the worst local sports radio host?

Mike Adams, 850 WEEI  Bill Littlefield, 90.9 WBUR 
Eddie Andelman, Formerly of 1510 the Zone WWZN  Glenn Ordway, 850 WEEI 
Dale Arnold, 850 WEEI  Anthony Pepe, Formerly of 1510 the Zone WWZN 
Gerry Callahan, 850 WEEI  Bob Rodgers 96.9 WTKK 
John Dennis, 850 WEEI  Ryen Russillo, Formerly of 1510 the Zone WWZN 
Mike Felger, 890 ESPN  Ted Sarandis, Formerly of 850 WEEI 
Russ Francis, 890 ESPN  Scott Zolak, 790 The Score WSKO 
Andy Gresh, 790 The Score WSKO  NO ONE DESERVES THIS AWARD 
Michael Holley, 850 WEEI    
8. Who is the best local radio personality? (Regularly appearing non-host)

Ron Borges, 890 ESPN and WBCN Patriots Pregame  Jon Meterparel, 850 WEEI 
Steve Buckley, 850 WEEI  Josh Miller, 890 ESPN 
Nick Cafardo, 890 ESPN  Mike Reiss, 890 ESPN 
Tom Curran, 850 WEEI  Bob Ryan, 890 ESPN 
Steve DeOssie, 850 WEEI  Dan Shaughnessy 96.9 WTKK 
Bob Halloran, 890 ESPN  Pete Sheppard, 850 WEEI 
Larry Johnson, 850 WEEI  Fred Smerlas, 850 WEEI 
Hector Longo, 890 ESPN  Butch Stearns, 850 WEEI 
Tony Massarotti, 850 WEEI  Kevin Winter, 890 ESPN 
Sean McAdam, 850 WEEI  NO ONE DESERVES THIS AWARD 
9. Who is the worst local radio personality? (Regularly appearing non-host)

Ron Borges, 890 ESPN and WBCN Patriots Pregame  Jon Meterparel, 850 WEEI 
Steve Buckley, 850 WEEI  Josh Miller, 890 ESPN 
Nick Cafardo, 890 ESPN  Mike Reiss, 890 ESPN 
Tom Curran, 850 WEEI  Bob Ryan, 890 ESPN 
Steve DeOssie, 850 WEEI  Dan Shaughnessy 96.9 WTKK 
Bob Halloran, 890 ESPN  Pete Sheppard, 850 WEEI 
Larry Johnson, 850 WEEI  Fred Smerlas, 850 WEEI 
Hector Longo, 890 ESPN  Butch Stearns, 850 WEEI 
Tony Massarotti, 850 WEEI  Kevin Winter, 890 ESPN 
Sean McAdam, 850 WEEI  NO ONE DESERVES THIS AWARD