UMass Sports Insider

ABOUT THE SHOW

Comcast SportsNet New England is the official home of UMass Sports Insider, the University of Massachusetts athletics high-definition television show.

The show airs on CSNNE every Saturday morning with new episodes premiering every other week. Fans around the country can watch UMass Sports Insider throughout the week on Fox College Sports Atlantic.

Hosted by the “Voice of the Minutemen” Josh Maurer, the show will feature 13 original high-definition episodes during the 2013-14 school year. While fall episodes will focus heavily on the football season, UMass Sports Insider will highlight all aspects of UMass athletics. The show will include behind-the-scenes access, highlights, features, student-athlete profiles, coaching segments, and the popular “lighter side” comedy segment.

 

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Channel Locator:
Comcast SportsNet
Fox College Sports Atlantic

New Episode Air Dates
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January 11 Watch
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February 8 Watch
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FEBRUARY 2014 CSN AIRING SCHEDULE

Date Day Time Channel Episode
February 1 Saturday 11:00 a.m. Comcast SportsNet New England Episode 11
February 7 Friday 12:00 p.m. Comcast SportsNet New England  
February 8 Saturday 11:00 a.m. Comcast SportsNet New England Episode 12
February 14 Friday 12:00 p.m. Comcast SportsNet New England  
February 15 Saturday 11:00 a.m. Comcast SportsNet New England  
February 21 Friday 12:00 p.m. Comcast SportsNet New England  
February 22 Saturday 11:00 a.m. Comcast SportsNet New England Episode 13
February 28 Friday 12:00 p.m. Comcast SportsNet New England  


 2013-14 UMass Sports Insider - Episode Guide

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Episode 13 - February 22, 2014

  • In the Bunker - Chaz Williams
  • Behind the Scenes - Football Signing Day
  • Instant Replay - 1998 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament
  • Between the Lines - Softball pitching fundamentals with Caroline Raymond
  • Catching up with former men's basketball player Dana Dingle
  • Feature - Women's lacrosse career goals leader Katie Ferris
  • The Lighter Side - What is your favorite sports movie?

Episode 12 - February 8, 2014

  • Mark Whipple highlights football's signing class
  • UMass Athletics Hall of Fame induction ceremony recap
  • Derek Kellogg mic'd up at men's basketball practice - padded layup drill
  • Men's lacrosse 2014 season preview
  • Catching up with former men's basketball player Luke Bonner
  • Between the Lines - How to take a lacrosse faceoff with Joe Calvello
  • The Lighter Side - What are your Valentine's Day plans?

Episode 11 - January 18, 2014

  • Mark Whipple introductary press conference recap
  • Profile - Meet Mark Whipple
  • Flashback - UMass football wins the 1998 NCAA I-AA National Championship under Mark Whipple
  • Feature - Men's basketball alumni game
  • Alumni reactions to the hiring of Mark Whipple
  • The Lighter Side - What's your favorite karaoke song?

Episode 10 - January 11, 2014

  • Atlantic 10 men's basketball preview
  • In the Bunker with basketball senior Raphiael Putney
  • Flashback - Olympic goalie Jonathan Quick at UMass
  • Instant Replay - Highlights of men's basketball come-from-behind win over Saint Joseph's
  • Chalk Talk - Head coach Derek Kellogg breaks down point guard Chaz Williams
  • Feature - All-American diver Michaela Butler
  • Between the Lines - Learn to dive with Michaela Butler
  • The Lighter Side - Which team did you root for growing up?

Episode 9 - December 21, 2013

  • Happy Holidays from UMass Women's Basketball
  • Men's Basketball garnering national attention
  • In the Bunker - Hockey redshirt junior captain Troy Power
  • Between the Lines - How to pull off an alley-oop with Chaz Williams and Raphiael Putney
  • Serving the Community - SAAC toy drive at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Springfield
  • The Lighter Side - What's your New Year's resolution?

Episode 8 - December 7, 2013

  • In the Bunker - basketball junior center Cady Lalanne
  • Chalk Talk - Derek Kellogg on Cady Lalanne
  • Between the Lines - goalie practice drills with Steve Mastalerz
  • Instant replay - men's basketball success in Springfield
  • Highlights - men's basketball's win at Eastern Michigan (Dec. 3)
  • The Lighter Side - What's the worst part of being a freshman?

Episode 7 - November 23, 2013

  • Feature - UMass sports medicine and head injury treatment
  • Feature - football senior day at Gillette Stadium
  • Flashback - football vs. Ohio (2012)
  • Highlights - field hockey in the NCA A tournament and Putney's top dunks
  • Football's Galen Clemons and the White Ribbon Pledge
  • Feature - Chris Wielgus joins the women's basketball staff
  • The Lighter Side - What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?

Episode 6 - November 16, 2013

  • In the Bunker - football tight end Rob Blanchflower
  • Men's basketball preview
  • Instant replay - men's basketball vs. BC and LSU, women's soccer and field hockey in A-10s
  • Between the Lines - How to Tackle with safety Joey Colton
  • The Lighter Side - What is your best non-athletic talent

Episode 5 - November 2, 2013

  • In the Bunker - football defensive end Justin Anderson
  • Men's basketball schedule preview
  • Instant replay - field hockey shootout win vs. Richmond and football vs. Western Michigan
  • Homecoming weekend - Stand for UMass, Homecoming at Gillette Stadium
  • Serving the Community - Walk to School Day
  • The Lighter Side - What is your strangest superstition?

Episode 4 - October 19, 2013

  • Hockey season preview
  • Linebacker John Robinson-Woodgett takes us on a tour of his hometown of Springfield
  • Instant Replay - Football's win vs. Miami (Ohio) on Oct. 12
  • Men's Lacrosse head shaving for the Vs. Cancer Foundation
  • Women's Soccer - The Program
  • The Lighter Side - What are you dressing up as for Halloween?

Episode 3 - October 5, 2013

  • Football training facility construction update
  • New England Basketball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
  • Instant Replay - Michael Cox flip into end zone (2012 vs. Miami Ohio)
  • Instant Replay - Isenberg School of Management alums as MLB playoff GMs
  • Remembering Ray Ellerbrook
  • Bob Newcomb - Coast to Coast to Cure Cancer
  • The Lighter Side - What's the most embarrassing song on your iPod?

Episode 2 - September 21, 2013

  • Football gameday at Gillette Stadium
  • Feature - Fifth-year Michigan transfer tight end Ricardo Miller
  • Between the Lines - Learn to throw a football with Mike Wegzyn
  • Rowing boathouse dedication ceremony
  • Feature - Gary DiSarcina managing the Pawtucket Red Sox
  • The Lighter Side - What's your favorite TV show?

Episode 1 - September 7, 2013

  • Football season preview
  • Look back at MAC football Media Day
  • Between the Lines - Learn to punt and kick with Colter Johnson and Brendon Levengood
  • Instant Replay - UMass Football at Kansas State (2009)
  • Remembering Elaine Sortino
  • The Lighter Side - What's the strangest food you've ever eaten?