Bill Walton Remembers the ’86 Celtics

We’re getting ready for our Downtown Year-In-Review, as we look back at our favorite conversations of the last twelve months. This lengthy talk from last summer with Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton is high on our list, as he somehow weaves his time with the Celtics, his love of the Grateful Dead, and the […]

Former Black Bear Wilder Off to Bahamas Bowl

Former Maine quarterback and offensive coordinator Bobby Wilder is in his eighth season as the head coach at Old Dominion University in Virginia. Wilder’s Monarchs have been on the fast track, moving from FCS independent to CAA power, on to Conference-USA, and now set for their first bowl game on December 23 against Eastern Michigan […]

Bob Walsh on the Black Bears

Maine basketball coach Bob Walsh paid his weekly visit to Downtown and discussed the team’s two-game winning streak, the challenges of working with a young team, and looked ahead to this weekend’s game at Quinnipiac. Downtown Audio: Bob Walsh

Bob Ryan On Larry Bird’s 60th Birthday

Frequent Downtown guest Bob Ryan checked-in with us today to talk Boston sports, the Baseball Hall of Fame, and to share his thoughts on the individual he has “written more words about than any other individual”, Larry Bird, who celebrated his 60th birthday yesterday. Downtown Audio: Bob Ryan

Pete Abraham Talks Sox

Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe joined Downtown on Wednesday afternoon to offer his thoughts on the Red Sox trio of Winter Meeting moves. Abraham felt like the Sox did very well to pick up Chris Sale, Mitch Moreland, and Tyler Thornburg for a some talented youngsters but only one player from the major league […]

Should HS Football Be Banned?

On Friday’s Downtown, we had a thought-provoking discussion with Patrick Hruby of Vice Sports, who wrote a column last week on the subject of high school football. The focus of his story was a man named Russell Davis, who ran for the Las Vegas school board on a platform of eliminating high school football. As […]