In the wake of Patriots’ heartbreak, a lot of other teams deserve our attention

Usually throughout January, the attention of Maine sports fans is focused on the New England Patriots, and rightfully so. The Patriots have been playing meaningful games in January and February for a generation, and often times, other local teams get lost in the shuffle. Now, here we are in the final month of January, and […]

Supporting a team through the lows is just as important as supporting them through the highs

The University of Maine men's hockey team celebrates after defeating Michigan State in a shootout in the IceBreaker tournament in Portland in October.

It’s a sports expression I hear all the time: “If you can’t support the team in bad times, then don’t support them in good times.” Growing up in the 1990’s, fortunes weren’t so rosy for the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, Boston Bruins or Boston Celtics, with the Patriots’ appearance in Super Bowl XXXI […]