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December 2nd

Red Sox baseball | Boston's next left fielder can be as good as he wants to be

December 2, 2014

When the Boston Red Sox signed free agent shortstop Hanley Ramirez and then implied in various forums that the career-long infielder would likely be taking over left field duties, it revealed something about the team’s philosophy on flycatchers – that outfielders are made and not born.

December 1st

VIDEO: Tom Brady really wishes they won this one

December 1, 2014

November 30th

High school football | Clippers, Novans already turning the page to next season

November 30, 2014

The game had been over for nearly 15 minutes, maybe a bit longer, but the Cumberland High gridders remained on the Tucker Field turf posing for pictures for any amateur photographer who asked.

Some danced around with teammates, others issued hugs to parents while a few gathered around the one holding the annual Thanksgiving Day trophy to study the history behind it.

Head coach Josh Lima and his assistants did the same; it seemed no one wanted to leave after the Clippers delivered a 42-6 blow to traditional holiday rival Woonsocket on Saturday night.

November 29th

High school football | Clippers run wild on holiday foe Novans, 42-6

November 29, 2014

CUMBERLAND – Cumberland High head coach Josh Lima chose to employ a few funky wrinkles to his offense during its Thanksgiving Day-postponed, non-league tilt against annual archrival Woonsocket on chilly Saturday night.

He claimed such designed plays to both offensive and defensive linemen had been installed way back in August and September, but had used them sparingly this fall.

November 28th

Providence College basketball | Makeshift backcourt helps push PC past Yale, 72-66

November 28, 2014

PROVIDENCE – The “condensed lineup” that Providence head coach Ed Cooley rolled out Friday afternoon proved good enough to fend off Yale, 72-66.

PawSox | Boston Red Sox owners reportedly in talks to purchase PawSox

November 28, 2014

PAWTUCKET – It could be the end of an era for one of the local sports scene’s most beloved franchises, although nothing is official yet.

High school boys basketball | Ciolfi makes move from North Smithfield to Woonsocket

November 28, 2014

 

November 26th

Providence College basketball | A WINNING RECIPE: Ed and Nurys Cooley welcome Friars team to their home on Thanksgiving for third straight year

November 26, 2014

EAST GREENWICH – It’s Tuesday morning and Nurys Cooley is hard at work in the kitchen.

Pro Football Weekend Recap

November 26, 2014

Thursday Night Football 11/20/14

Oakland (1-10) 24 vs
Kansas City (7-4) 20

November 25th

Thanksgiving Football | Teams without Bowl slots look for defining moment in rivalry matchups

November 25, 2014


CENTRAL FALLS  –  During preseason workouts in August, some high school football coaches already know that their teams – based on numbers, talent, seasons played together, knowledge of their systems, etc. – will earn a playoff berth.
 
In fact, there are a few who figure their clubs, barring massive injuries, will claim a spot in their divisional Super Bowl.
 
  WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles coach Dave Belisle doesn’t want to sound the...
PROVIDENCE  –  Despite Burrillville High’s 47-31 Division II/A-B crossover...
CUMBERLAND — Junior tri-captain Kayleigh Canavan expected to swim rather well in Cumberland High’...
WOONSOCKET – Many years have passed since Pepin Lumber last sold Christmas trees during the holidays. But on Thursday...
WOONSOCKET – The operator of Rick’s Bar & Grill has agreed to close the doors for two days after the city accused...
WOONSOCKET – Saying she doesn’t want to risk dragging the city into potential litigation, Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt has...

 

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