Pete Sheppard, last heard quitting WEEI on the air Saturday, has joined NBC Sports Radio affiliate 1510-AM as its afternoon drive host
The station announced the move at a few minutes past noon Thursday, with Sheppard in studio.
Sheppard will host weekdays from 3-6 p.m.
Sheppard, whose everyman persona connected with fans as a "sports flash'' anchor and weekend and fill-in host at WEEI, quit the station Saturday at the end of his shift, saying he could no longer work for parent company Entercom.
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