Gary Thorne on Hall Selection

Baltimore Orioles broadcaster and Maine native Gary Thorne joined Downtown to discuss the upcoming major league baseball season and his selection to the University of Maine Athletic Hall of Fame. Thorne talked about his early involvement with the Maine hockey program, the role of Coach Jack Semler, and how pleased he is to enter the […]

Joe Harasymiak on Pro Day

University of Maine football coach Joe Harasymiak joined Downtown to discuss the team’s Pro Day with Rich Kimball and Bruce Pratt. Harasymiak also talked about the CAA All-Academic Team, which included nineteen Black Bears, and let us in on the change in the opening game schedule, that will now see Maine play rival New Hampshire […]

Amy Vachon of UMaine Women’s Basketball

The University of Maine women’s basketball team is headed back to the America East Championship game, as they face #2 Albany on Friday afternoon. Interim head coach Amy Vachon joined Downtown to talk about the win over top-seeded New Hampshire and to look ahead to Friday. Downtown Audio: Amy Vachon

Sox Broadcaster Dave O’Brien

NESN’s Dave O’Brien visited with us on Downtown to talk about the Red Sox peaceful spring training camp, the leaner, meaner Pablo Sandoval, and he also offered his thoughts on who he thinks will win college basketball’s national championship. Downtown Audio: Dave O’Brien

Super Bowl LI – Voices of the Game

Downtown previewed the Super Bowl with a number of guests this week, including the two play-by-play broadcasters for the teams involved, the Patriots Bob Socci and Wes Durham of the Atlanta Falcons. Downtown Audio: Bob Socci Downtown Audio: Wes Durham, Atlanta Falcons

NHL All Star Break Report

Mike Halford of NBC Sports/Pro Hockey Talk joined us from Los Angeles, the site of the NHL All Star Weekend, to discuss the Bruins’ struggles, which he pins mostly on management. Halford also talked about the overall strength of the Eastern Conference, the strong play of the Minnesota Wild out west, and shared what he […]

Harasymiak On Maine Football Schedule

University of Maine football coach Joe Harasymiak joined Downtown to discuss the Black Bears 2017 schedule, which opens September 2 at rival New Hampshire. Maine will have three straight road games on their conference schedule because they requested the move to opening week with the Wildcats to create more non-conference opportunities. Harasymiak also talked about […]

Bryan Cranston on Downtown

We’re in the midst of our Downtown Year-In-Review, as we look back on our favorite conversations of 2016. At or near the top of the list is when we had the chance to talk with Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston. Cranston drew attention with his turn as dentist Tim Whatley on “Seinfeld”, starred […]