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.

David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Massarotti: Sox Stalling In Standings Despite Recent String Of Solid Pitching

When allowing three runs or fewer, the Red Sox now have the worst record in the American League.

05/22/2015

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Massarotti: Why America Hates The Patriots, Part II

Patriots fans are upset at their owner for what they perceive as selling out. Really, people.

05/20/2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Patriots owner Robert Kraft. (Photos by Getty Images)

Massarotti: Patriots, Goodell In High-Stakes Game Of Chicken

On and on it goes, this back-and-forth between the NFL and Tom Brady, between Roger Goodell and Bob Kraft.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/15/2015

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Massarotti: Belichick Dumped DeflateGate Into Tom Brady’s Lap

We all have a million questions and observations involving both the greatest coach and QB of the last 15 years.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/13/2015

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Massarotti: One-Armed Pacquiao Picked Your Pocket

Plain and simple, the alleged Fight of the Century was a Whale of a Scam.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/07/2015

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Massarotti: Patriots Forever Guilty In Court Of Public Opinion

Tony Mazz says save your breathe Patriots fans: Whatever you say isn’t going to matter.

05/07/2015

Rick Porcello, Clay Buchholz (Photos by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Massarotti: With Morale Slipping, Red Sox Desperately Need An Ace To Step Up

An ace inspires confidence. He allows the team to leave the ballpark after a tough defeat and arrive the next day with invaluable hope.

05/05/2015

Quarterbacks Marcus Mariota of Oregon and Jameis Winston of Florida State look on during the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 21, 2015. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Massarotti: The Draft Is Football’s Version Of A Fashion Show

The draft? Please. Talk about a frightening commentary on our existence. It’s football’s version of a fashion show.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/30/2015

Joe Kelly. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Massarotti: No Offense, But Red Sox Pitching Remains Greatest Concern

Through three weeks of the season, it’s clear the Red Sox do not have an ace.

04/24/2015

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Massarotti: I Wouldn’t Pluck Jameis Winston With Your Pick In NFL Draft

Tony Massarotti has a question for the Winston apologists: are you people serious? On the list of quarterbacking tools, the head is most important.

98.5 The Sports Hub–04/22/2015

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