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.

Twitter: @TonyMassarotti
Facebook: Felger & Mazz

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

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.

Mazz: Why Did It Come To This With Malcolm Butler?

Tony Massarotti tries to figure out Bill Belichick’s change to the playbook with Malcolm Butler and Stephon Gilmore.


Massarotti: A Look At Isaiah, Krejci, Belichick And More By The Numbers

Catching up on the four major teams in town while doing a spring cleaning the only way we know how – by the numbers.


Massarotti: Losing David Price Would Make For Tricky Summer For Dave Dombrowksi

Dave Dombrowski now may be forced to make another pitching acquisition at midseason, though he has already dealt away a number of the Sox’ top prospects during his brief time with the team.


Mazz: Breaking Down Tom Brady’s Best Throw Of Super Bowl LI

Tony Massarotti breaks down Tom Brady’s throw to Danny Amendola during overtime of Super Bowl LI – and what it says about Brady’s greatness.


Mazz: Let’s Pause To Appreciate Golden Age Of Patriots, Boston Sports

Tony Massarotti takes a step back to acknowledge the incredible run that the Patriots are on.


Mazz: Family Challenges Serve As Reminder That Tom Brady Is Human

The challenges facing Tom Brady in his personal life are a reminder that he is, believe it or not, human.


Mazz: Super Bowl LI Could Be Decided In The Red Zone

Whichever team can run the ball better in the red zone in Super Bowl LI may ultimately prove victorious, and the Patriots have an advantage in this area.

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Massarotti: Super Bowl History Hasn’t Been Kind To Top-Ranked Offenses

As Tony Massarotti points out, in Super Bowls between the NFL’s top-ranked offense and defense, it’s usually the defense that wins out.


Massarotti: Baseball Hall Of Fame Voting Trends Show Signs That Standards Are Getting Lax

Add it all up and what you get is this: more than half the voters believed there were 10 truly worthy candidates on this year’s ballot. Ten. And that is, in a word, ridiculous.



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