Tony Massarotti

WBZFM_Bio_Tony_MassarottiCo-host of afternoon drive from 2-6 p.m. on 98.5 The Sports Hub, Tony Massarotti is a lifelong Bostonian who has been covering sports in Boston for the last two decades.

Massarotti worked for the Boston Herald from 1989-2008 and has written for the Boston Globe and Boston.com.

Massarotti has been twice voted by his peers as the Massachusetts Sportswriter of the Year (2000, 2008) and has authored three books, including the New York Times best-selling memoirs of David Ortiz, entitled “Big Papi.”

A graduate of Waltham High School and Tufts University, he lives in the Boston area with his wife, Natalie, and their two sons. E-mail Tony at tony.massarotti@cbsradio.com.

LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers on March 20, 2015. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

Massarotti: Sights, Sounds And Observations Around Sports

Sights, sounds and observations while wondering whether Adrian Peterson recognizes that he’s the one who actually let people down…

03/25/2015

The Boston Bruins (L) and the Boston Celtics (R) are both trending in different directions. (Getty Images)

Massarotti: Shocking Where Bruins & Celtics Currently Stand

The Bruins are trending down while the Celtics are trending up. If you claim to have predicted this a year ago, Tony Mazz writes, you’re probably lying.

03/24/2015

Scott Boras, Kris Bryant, Theo Epstein  (Photos by Greg Fiume/Rich Pilling/Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Theo Epstein, Cubs Making Scott Boras Squirm Over Kris Bryant

Scott Boras has been left to employ courtroom antics in an effort to pressure the Chicago Cubs.

03/19/2015

Chris Borland (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Don’t Judge Chris Borland’s Decision To Retire

Let’s not judge the man on what he does or doesn’t do. Let’s judge him on who he is, says Tony Massarotti.

03/18/2015

Darrelle Revis poses in front of the Range Rover Evoque.  (Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images for Range Rover Evoque)

Massarotti: Can’t Spell Revi$ — Or Patriot$ — Without The Money

Stop with the smokescreen, Tony Massarotti writes. It was about the money for both New England and Revis.

98.5 The Sports Hub–03/12/2015

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly. (Photos by Christian Petersen & Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Belichick, Kelly Obsessed With Their Own Power

Some NFL coaches – many of them – are obsessed with their own power.

03/11/2015

Red Sox outfielder Hanley Ramirez signs autographs for fans. (WBZ-TV)

Massarotti: Hanley Being Hanley A Frightening Proposition For Red Sox

The guy we should worry about, after all, is the guy who doesn’t always want to play.

03/06/2015

Vince Wilfork celebrates on the field after the Patriots beat the Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Wilfork Split Stings, But It May Open Door For Bigger Things For Belichick

Here’s the real question: where are the Patriots going with all of this?

03/05/2015

Tiger Woods plays his tee shot on the 10th hole of the north course during the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course on February 5, 2015 in La Jolla, California.  (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Is Tiger Woods A Product Of Performance Enhancing Drugs?

As we all know, cheating is not beyond Tiger’s capability.

03/04/2015

Rajon Rondo with Doc River (L) and Rick Carlisle (R) (Photos by  Andrew D. Bernstein/Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Same Old Rondo Continuing Diva Act Down In Dallas

Here at CBS Boston, we like to call this the PITA Principle. That’s P-I-T-A … as in Pain In The Arse.

02/27/2015

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