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December 6th

Burrillville football | It's all on the line for Broncos in D-IV Super Bowl Sunday

December 6, 2014

BURRILLVILLE – Statistical analyses of the Division IV Super Bowl showdown between Burrillville and Scituate highs on Sunday afternoon would indicate the Broncos should win easily.

December 5th

PawSox | Catching prospect Swihart itching to ramp up workload with eye toward spring training

December 5, 2014

 

PAWTUCKET – If he wasn’t before, Blake Swihart became a marked Red Sox farm hand when Baseball America in late October tabbed the 22-year-old catcher and switch hitter as the organization’s top prospect.

Providence College basketball | Friars fall to BC as shooting woes continue, 69-60

December 5, 2014

NEWTON, Mass. – It’s easy to pick out the main reason why the Providence Friars are in the midst of an early-season funk.

December 4th

PawSox | McGair: Continuity and convenience are keys to potential PawSox purchase

December 4, 2014

PAWTUCKET – This past September, the Houston Astros found themselves scrambling to find a new home for their Triple-A franchise.

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.

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PROVIDENCE – At 16 years old, Zach Pope and Dan Calandro aren’t exactly old salty dogs, but they do know a thing or two...

 

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