98.5 The Sports Hub is proud to announce veteran sportscaster Ted Sarandis has joined the airstaff at 98.5 The Sports Hub, WBZ-FM effective immediately.
Sarandis’ TED NATION SHOW will debut this Sunday, March 14 from 7:00p-10:00pm. His first program on 98.5 will focus on the NCAA College Basketball Tournament selections. His regular Sunday afternoon schedule will begin in April.
Sarandis’ lengthy broadcast career includes stints as a sports talk show host and play-by-play broadcaster in Boston for more then thirty years. He has served as the play-by-play voice of Boston College Basketball for the last fifteen seasons and was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in October of 2009. Sarandis was the sixth play-by-play announcer to earn the prestigious honor from the 6 state region.
Sarandis holds the unique distinction of having called play-by play for all four Division 1 Basketball institutions in Boston – Boston College, Harvard University, Northeastern University as well as Holy Cross. His additional play-by-play credits include Boston Celtics Basketball, Harvard University Hockey and the Beanpot Hockey Tournament, the ECAC Basketball Game of the Week, UMass Basketball and the Lowell Loch Monsters Hockey on television.
“I am thrilled to be joining what I consider to be the best sports radio station in the country, exclaimed Sarandis. It’s my hope that my TED NATION audience will turn out big time to 98.5 The Sports Hub. I can assure one and all we will cover the Boston sports scene in a comprehensive manner and do it with dignity and class.”
“We saw a unique opportunity to get Ted on our team. said Mike Thomas 98.The Sports Hub Program Director. He is incredibly knowledgeable about Boston sports, especially college sports and with the men’s basketball tournament starting up, the timing is perfect.”