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February 5th, 2015

Bromley: Super Bowl champion Patriots turn philosophy into action

February 5, 2015


Tom Brady is the best ever. Bill Belichick is the best ever. Super Bowl XLIX was the best (and most-watched) ever. New England sports fans are the most blessed in the nation. Let’s get those declarations out of the way.

Legacies aside, though, the Patriots’ history-making championship season was also a triumph for some of the oldest of old-school virtues.

Patience. Preparedness. Professionalism.

February 4th

Burrillville football | Bronco QB DeSilva signs National LOI to join Rhody Rams

February 4, 2015


BURRILLVILLE – Isaiah DeSilva is a man of few words, but his elation was obvious after he became one of the newest members of the University of Rhode Island football family on Wednesday afternoon.
 

February 3rd

Providence College basketball | Dunn named Big East player of the week

February 3, 2015


PROVIDENCE – It’s becoming a regular habit, that of seeing a Providence College player receive Big East Player of the Week honors.
 
This time, it was Kris Dunn’s turn to take a bow after the conference bestowed its top weekly honor upon him on Monday. Dunn is the second straight Friar to receive the award as Henton took home the laurel last week. Dunn also received the same honor back on Jan. 12. 
 

University of Rhode Island basketball | A-10 rookie of the week Jared Terrell is opening eyes with Rams

February 3, 2015


KINGSTON – Rhode Island freshman Jared Terrell has produced the top three scoring performances of his young career in the URI’s last three games. The easy explanation for Terrell’s recent run of success is that leading scorer E.C. Matthews missed last week’s game against St. Bonaventure and was limited in the last two games because of a left toe injury.
 

McGair: Patriots got last word with critics, once and for all

February 3, 2015


The next time a professional athlete emphatically states that he/she turns down the volume whenever the media dials up the criticism, do yourself a favor and cue up Julian Edelman’s post-Super Bowl XLIX press conference.
 
Edelman seized the moment and reminded the world that ESPN football analyst Trent Dilfer had written off New England following its Week 4 blowout loss at Kansas City. 
 

February 2nd

Super Bowl Recap

February 2, 2015

Pro Football Recap
Championship Sunday
2/1 University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
New England 28
Seattle 24

Super Bowl Recap

February 2, 2015

Pro Football Recap
Championship Sunday
2/1 University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
New England 28
Seattle 24

February 1st

Boys' Indoor Track | Clippers sail to Northern Division title

February 1, 2015

PROVIDENCE  – With senior Zen-ming Feng and junior Sean Laverty at the helm, Cumberland High coasted to yet another Northern Division Indoor Championships title with 209 points, an astonishing 162 more than runner-up Central Falls (47) at the Providence Career & Technical Academy field house on Saturday.

Feng captured the 55-meter and 300 dashes with respective times of 6.77 and 37.57, while stellar distance man Laverty claimed the 3,000 (9:06.12) and 1,000 (2:41.10).

January 30th

Football | Super Bowl stirs up excitement, nostalgia for Burrillville, Shea High football coaches

January 30, 2015


BURRILLVILLE  –  Super Bowl Sunday is the pinnacle of the sporting world, and attaining a berth in the NFL’s premier event is the stuff of dreams for every coaching staff and team when they begin each year, and the prize which they pursue through innumerable ups and downs.
 

Providence College basketball | Friars look to make it happen in Manhattan, meet St. John's at Garden

January 30, 2015


PROVIDENCE – Every March, Big East teams converge upon Madison Square Garden for a little passion play known as the conference tournament. This annual event usually marks the first appearance of the season by the Providence Friars inside “The World’s Most Famous Arena.”

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