WBZFM, branded as 98.5 The Sports Hub, is a commercial sports radio station licensed to Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Owned by Entercom, the station is the flagship station of the Boston Bruins Radio Network, the Boston Celtics Radio Network, and the New England Patriots Radio Network. WBZFM also airs a variety of national sports programming, including ESPN Radio’s The Herd with Colin Cowherd, First Take, and Pardon the Interruption.
The station signed on the air on January 1, 1948, as WBZ-FM. The station was originally a simulcast of WBZ (AM). In 1969, WBZ-FM adopted a full-time beautiful music format. The station changed its call sign to WBZFM in 1972.
In 1989, WBZFM switched to a sports format. The station was one of the first stations in the country to switch to a full-time sports format. WBZFM quickly became the most popular sports radio station in the Boston market.
The station’s lineup of hosts includes:
Toucher & Rich in the morning
Zolak & Bertrand middays
Felger & Mazz afternoons
The Adam Jones Show weeknights
Gasper & Murray weekends
WBZFM is a popular station in the Boston market. The station is ranked as the number one sports radio station in the market. WBZFM is also a popular station among Boston Bruins fans, Boston Celtics fans, and New England Patriots fans. The station is known for its passionate coverage of these teams.
WBZFM is a valuable asset to the Boston sports community. The station provides fans with comprehensive coverage of the Bruins, Celtics, and Patriots. WBZFM is also a great source of national sports news and analysis.