Michael Holley first joined WEEI as a co-host of the midday show in March of 2005 after successful ventures in both television and writing. Michael graduated from Point Park University in 1992 and began his career in journalism at the Akron Beacon Journal covering high school sports and later on the Cleveland Cavaliers.
In 1993, Holley was one of a dozen reporters who contributed to the Beacon Journal's Pulitzer Prize winning series "A Question of Color." Michael came to the Boston Globe in 1994 and covered the Boston Celtics for three and a half years. Michael brought a fresh and edgy approach to the Globe after becoming a columnist in 1998. In September 2001, he briefly worked at the Chicago Tribune before returning to his previous position with the Globe that same year.
Michael further made his presence felt on the national stage with appearances on ESPN's popular show "Around the Horn" and later on Fox SportsNet's "I, MAX." He solidified his reputation as one of the nation's most talented writers with his New York Times best selling "Patriot Reign". He has also written "Red Sox Rule," "Never Give Up" and "War Room."
Dale Arnold has the most vast and varied sports broadcasting resume in Boston since the late Curt Gowdy. He has experience in every platform and position within the sports broadcasting industry and is the only person to have called play-by-play for all five Boston professional teams (Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins and Revolution). In addition to professional play-by-play, Dale has also called Boston College football, basketball and hockey, as well as NCAA hockey for Boston University, Frozen Fenway and the Beanpot. As a television host, he has worked on broadcasts for the Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox, NESN Daily and the Instigators.
On the radio dial, he has served as a talk show host in Boston since 1991 - first as a solo host, then as a cohost with Eddie Andelman, Bob Neumeier and Michael Holley. His shows enjoyed top-ranked ratings success and were consistently among the top-ranked midday programs in Boston. He has been named Best Boston Sports Talk Show Host by Boston Magazine.
Dale currently hosts "The Dale & Holley Show", from 2 to 6 p.m., on WEEI. It is the second time that he and Michael Holley have been paired together.
Jerry Thornton appears daily as the third man in on The Dale & Holley Show and is the author of the Thornography blog on WEEI.com. In addition, Jerry is a standup comic who won the Boston Comedy Riot competition and has worked colleges and clubs all around New England. He has appeared on HBO's Emmy Award-winning "Curse of the Bambino" and Comcast Sports New England and has written for ColdHardFootballFacts.com. Prior to coming to WEEI full-time, Jerry was a writer for BarstoolSports.com.
Monday - We'll discuss this weekend's Red Sox-Yankees series. Call in at 617-779-7937.
Tuesday - We'll look ahead to Red Sox-Giants and talk some Patriots and Celtics too.
Wednesday - John Farrell joins us at 2:30 to talk Sox-Giants, trades and more.
Thursday - We'll discuss Drew Pomeranz's Red Sox debut. Text the show at 37937.
Friday - Freestyle Friday! We'll talk Red Sox-Twins and more. Don't miss Final Drive taking you into the weekend!
|Dale Arnold @DaleEArnold | 10 hours 22 min ago | Congratulations to my friends @amybruni and @AdamJBerry who will be back this Fall with a whole new show! https://t.co/vofnQnYr5X|
|Dale Arnold @DaleEArnold | 10 hours 31 min ago | Going home tomorrow to throw out the first pitch for @PortlandSeaDogs at Hadlock and to see @asben16 and @ymoncada19 play. #dontbounceit|
|Jerry Thornton @jerrythornton1 | 12 hours 50 min ago | It's a big year for bland, passionless VP picks. There's got to be a ticket left for this guy. https://t.co/qK1LSxDf5b|
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