Tony Massarotti

WBZFM_Bio_Tony_MassarottiSportscaster Tony Massarotti hosts a show on 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston. He is the co-host of “Felger and Mazz” on 98.5 The Sports Hub and can be heard from 2-6 pm ET. 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

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. Email Tony at


Fans cheer as Aroldis Chapman #54 of the New York Yankees celebrates with Gary Sanchez #24 after defeating the Houston Astros in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 17, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The New York Yankees defeated the Houston Astros 6-4.

Massarotti: Yankee Stadium Comes Alive

The Yankees have beat the Astros in three straight ALCS games at home, and the renewed energy at Yankee Stadium has a lot to do with it.

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones talks before the start of the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on September 25, 2017 in Glendale, Arizona.

Massarotti: Will Cowboys Stand, Kneel Or Roll Over?

Jerry Jones threatened to bench any player who doesn’t stand for the national anthem, just as underperforming Cowboys go into a bye week.


Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees hits a two run home run against Jose Berrios #17 of the Minnesota Twins during the fourth inning in the American League Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium on October 3, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

Massarotti: The Yankees Are Back

The Yankees are built for the long run, even if this playoff run ends quickly, and MLB is better for it.


Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots watches the action against the New York Giants in the second half during a preseason game on August 31, 2017 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.

Massarotti: Who Is The NFL’s Second-Best Head Coach?

After Bill Belichick, no NFL head coach has really distinguished himself. The League seems to have a coaching problem.


Running back Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys stands on the field during player warm ups before a game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 17, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.

Massarotti: Can The Giants And Cowboys Recover?

Two games into the season and the Giants and Cowboys are both reeling. There’s a lot of football left, but can they turn things around?


CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees delivers in the first inning of a game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on August 19, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Massarotti: Apple Watch Escalates Yankees-Red Sox Rivalry

The Red Sox stole Yankees’ pitching signs using an Apple Watch, a violation of MLB rules that has already heightened the AL East rivalry.


Yuli Gurriel #10 of the Houston Astros gets a single passed Adrian Beltre #29 of the Texas Rangers during the third inning at Tropicana Field on August 29, 2017 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Massarotti: Texas Rangers Look Small

The Texas Rangers, who refused to swap series with the Houston Astros, had so much to gain by just giving a little. And they blew it.


LeGarrette Blount #29 of the New England Patriots warms up before Super Bowl 51 against the Atlanta Falcons at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

Massarotti: Is Fantasy Football Ruining Actual Football?

Fantasy football and real football played on a field are completely different, yet fans increasingly can’t distinguish between the two.


Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots in action against the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

Massarotti: Has Brady Rehabilitated His Image?

Tom Brady, the legendary Patriots quarterback who is loved and hated around the NFL, seems to be revamping his late-career image.


Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts in the first half against the Boston Celtics during Game Five of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden on May 25, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Massarotti: Blame LeBron For Kyrie Situation In Cleveland

Kyrie Irving knows LeBron James leaves teams, and teammates, in a lurch when he moves on. Is Kyrie’s trade request preemptive?



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