Keana Strzelczyk talks about “Concussion” and NFL player safety

Keana Strzelczyk McMahon, the ex-wife and widow of former UMaine and NFL Football player Justin Strzelcryk, joined Downtown to talk about the new movie “Concussion” and give her thoughts on whether the NFL is doing enough for player safety. Strzelczyk McMahon discussed her work with the film’s producers, as well as with actors Matthew Willig […]

Joe Harasymiak talks about becoming the new UMaine Head Coach

  New UMaine football Head Coach Joe Harasymiak joined Downtown from the road to talk about accepting the role within the program. Harasymiak was very happy to be named the Head Coach of the program after longtime coach Jack Cosgrove resigned in November.  He talked about the about of football knowledge that he learned from […]

Karlton Creech with the latest on the UMaine football coaching search

UMaine Director of Athletics Karlton Creech joined Downtown to give an update on the status of the UMaine football coaching search. Creech said that they have made the first initial wave of interviews this week and will do a second round before making a final decision. He talked about what qualities he is looking for […]

Bates Named Defensive Player of Week

The Colonial Athletic Association has named Maine defensive end Trevor Bates the defensive player of the week for his efforts in the Black Bears’ 23-10 victory over Stony Brook. The senior from Westbrook had seven tackles, two for losses, 1.5 sacks, and returned a fumble for a key Maine touchdown. Bates is the second Black […]

Mark Emmert previews UMaine hockey season and reviews football’s loss to Richmond

Mark Emmert of the Portland Press Herald joined Downtown to talk about the UMaine football team and the upcoming season for the men’s ice hockey team. Emmert discussed the play of the Black Bears in a disappointing loss to Richmond and gave his thoughts on the quarterback situation. He also spoke on the newcomers to […]

Jack Cosgrove on the loss to Richmond and previews match-up with Albany

Jack Cosgrove joined Downtown to talk about the team’s loss to the Richmond Spiders last weekend. He said that Richmond came out strong versus the Black Bears and was outcoached in the CAA match-up. Cosgrove was questioned about the two quarterbacks and admitted that they had planned to play Drew Belcher more, but the game […]

Jack Cosgrove on the bye week and Tulane

Maine football coach Jack Cosgrove joined Downtown on Monday afternoon to talk about the bye week for the Black Bears and their upcoming opponent in Tulane this weekend. Cosgrove enjoyed his time working with his young team during the bye, but is busy for the road trip to Louisiana this weekend. He said that Nigel […]

Jack Cosgrove talks about the final UMaine football scrimmage

Maine football coach Jack Cosgrove joined Downtown after the second and final scrimmage of the 2015 preseason for the Black Bears. Cosgrove talked about some of the position battles and discussed how the QB situation is going. He also talked about the preparations the team is having to get ready for the Boston College Eagles […]

Jack Cosgrove on summer workouts for Maine football

Maine football coach Jack Cosgrove came on Downtown to let us know how the summer workouts for the Black Bears were going. Cosgrove talked about how Spring practices ended and what the team is looking like as they get closer and closer to the beginning of the season in September.

Jack Cosgrove talks about Spring Practice, NFL Draft, and athletic donations

  Maine football coach Jack Cosgrove talked with Rich about everything surrounding the football program at the University of Maine in the Spring.  Cosgrove talked about the Cole Scrimmage taking place this weekend as well as some Black Bears that will hope to hear their names this weekend during the NFL Draft.  He also spoke […]

Jack Cosgrove talks Spring football

  Maine football coach Jack Cosgrove talked to Rich on Tuesday afternoon about the start of the next football season with Spring practices.  Cosgrove detailed how things were going in the early days and what the benefit is to practicing this early on.