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Thirty Good Minutes w/ Phil Steele 09.22.16

You might think of Saturday as the best time to get your college football pregame info. We at Downtown think Thursday is pretty great, too, because we spend a half hour during the show talking all things college pigskin. Every conference, every player you care about, and every game worth watching; Phil Steele breaks it […]


Bob Ryan 09.22.16

The quintessential American sportswriter, Bob Ryan of the Boston Globe, called in on Thursday’s Downtown to talk Red Sox with Rich and Ryan. He says, aptly, that the Sox have everything going for them, including luck. We discuss the choice between E Rod and Clay Buchholz as the number three starter in the playoffs, Bob’s […]


Vice Sports’ David Roth 09.21.16

David Roth is never short of opinions. And when he calls into the Downtown show, we run the gamut with him and talk baseball, football, basketball, and hockey. But we also push the edges and sidebar into a lot of pop culture stuff as we traverse topics. Colin Kapernick? Tim Tebow? Family Circus? We’ve got […]


Gary Thorne 09.21.16

Voice of the Baltimore Orioles, Gary Thorne joined the show to give Downtown the view of the AL East pennant race from the Orioles vantage point. Gary thinks the wild card race is too close to call and thinks Boston is playing their best baseball of the year. Gary’s one of our favorites on the […]


Red Sox Senior VP Ron Bumgarner 09.20.16

Red Sox Senior VP Ron Bumgarner made time for the Downtown show on Tuesday afternoon to talk about the Red Sox plans as a team to honor David Ortiz this weekend at Fenway Park. Although he cannot delve into the specifics, Ron promises that the events, which will span three days, will not disappoint. He […]


Matt Snyder 09.20.16

Matt Snyder of CBSSports.com joined the show on Tuesday afternoon and talked about, among other things, Madison Bumgarner being a loose cannon, the Cubs and everyone else in the NL, and the team most likely to challenge them. Over in the AL, Matt gives the Red Sox a big endorsement concerning their post season hopes, […]


Joe Harasymiak 09.19.16

It’s our weekly visit with UMaine head football coach Joe Harasymiak, and on this Monday, Coach had a game to think about this upcoming weekend when James Madison University rolls into Orono on Saturday. Coach looks back at the Toledo game before setting the table for his team’s conference and home opener. Great stuff as […]


Pat Ricard 09.19.16

UMaine Black Bears standout Pat Ricard called into the show on Monday afternoon, taking time out of his busy student-athlete schedule to talk with Rich and Ryan about Maine’s first two games of the season, losses to UConn and Toledo, and about their upcoming conference opener, Saturday’s Morse Field at Alfond Stadium tilt against James […]


Michael Hurley 09.19.16

One of our Patriots Insiders, Michael Hurley, joined the show on Monday afternoon and talked with Rich about everything Patriots, including and especially the quarterback situation with Jimmy’s G’s injury and Brissett’s shaky play in relief. Michael also brings up the two defenses that the Patriots employed yesterday, the one from the first half and […]


Senator Susan Collins 09.16.16

Downtown was thrilled to have Senator Susan Collins join us in studio on Friday afternoon and she talked with Rich at great length about many of the topics most important to our state. Listen in to this fascinating conversation with one of our active sitting Senators.