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  • Friars Win Inaugural Invitational at New Track

    Friars Win Inaugural Invitational at New Track

    This past Saturday ushered in a new chapter in an already storied running program at Providence College. The Friars ran their first ever home meet on the newly constructed Ray Treacy Track hosting Bryant and Stony Brook. In the men’s 3000 meter run, Juniors Benjamin Connor (Derby, England), Shane Quinn (Waterford, Ireland) and Liam Hillery (Smithfield, R.I.) took first through third, respectively. Connor finished in a time of 8:16.25, while Quinn and Hillery ran times of 8:17.03 and 8:23.07, respectively. […]

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  • Mad Men and Old Fashioned Cocktails Return

    Mad Men and Old Fashioned Cocktails Return

    By Larry Carroll As the great philosopher/ad executive Roger Sterling remarked: “We drink because it’s good, because it feels better than unbuttoning your collar, because we deserve it. We drink because it’s what men do.” Okay, technically Roger is a fictional character – the swinging senior statesman on “Mad Men.” But in real life, the adult beverages that the executives at SC&P swig between pitch meetings have sparked a very real renaissance for 1960’s cocktails. “Twenty years in the business […]

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  • NCAA Hockey: Contrasting styles on display at Frozen Four

    NCAA Hockey: Contrasting styles on display at Frozen Four

    By Jayson Hron The late John Mariucci, Godfather of Minnesota hockey and an adamant proponent of the American player, would have been proud. In 1969, he bemoaned an NCAA hockey championship in which “the only Americans on the ice were the two referees.” Forty-five years later, NCAA Frozen Four rosters are almost 80 percent American. Yet, it was a Canadian, junior Daniel Ciampini, who captured the moment first on Thursday, scoring three times to lead Union past Boston College, 5-4, […]

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  • Cox Sports: The Week in Review

    Cox Sports: The Week in Review

    By Benjamin Larsen Another busy week in New England sports has come to a close. Here are just a few of the stories we followed this week. (For your college basketball fix, check out why Vin Parise thinks UCONN has what it takes to win the championship vs Kentucky.) Home not so sweet for Sox The 2014 Major League Baseball regular season kicked off this past week and the Red Sox returned to Fenway Park for a memorable home-opener filled […]

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  • Game of Thrones is Back

    Game of Thrones is Back

    By Daniel James Game of Thrones recap: Season 4, Episode 1 It’s been ten long months of summer, but winter has come. HBO’s epic medieval fantasy Game of Thrones returned for it’s fourth season last night, and it delivered. Fans of The Song of Ice and Fire book series that Game of Thrones is based on are already somewhat familiar with what to expect from the latest season, as season four takes place during the second half of A Storm […]

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  • Cox Basketball Luncheon Awards Winners

    Cox Basketball Luncheon Awards Winners

    This past week Cox Sports held its’ annual Awards Luncheon honoring our Division I, II and III players and coaches of the year. There were a few familar faces in this year’s winner’s circle. Providence College’s Ed Cooley was named Coach of the Year for the Joe Mullaney Award after leading the Friars to the team’s second BIG EAST Tournament title and first since 1994. He also guided the team to a 23-12 mark and the Friars’ first appearance in […]

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  • Sports Week in Review

    Sports Week in Review

    By Benjamin Larsen MLB Opening Day: So it begins. The 2014 Major League Baseball season is officially underway today and fans across New England couldn’t be happier about it. Last season’s worst-to-first, World Series-winning season was a memorable one and hopes are high heading into the start of the 2014 season. The key departures (Jacoby Ellsbury, Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Jenny Dell) have been overshadowed by new arrivals (A.J. Pierzyinski, Xander Bogaerts) but the two biggest stories of the preseason were undoubtedly […]

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  • The 3rd Worst Thing About Living in Rhode Island: The 38 Studios Debacle

    The 3rd Worst Thing About Living in Rhode Island: The 38 Studios Debacle

    In this clip from the Emmy Award winning series “Biggest Little Countdown”, our panel of experts discuss one of the Worst Things About Living in Rhode Island: 38 Studios. Are you a famous baseball player? Do you like video games? Here’s 75 million dollars. The failure of 38 Studios was a huge blow to the economic development of Rhode Island and made our panel’s faces redder than a bloody sock. This clip features Mark Cutler, 92 ProFM’s Jessica Schiano, The […]

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  • Friars and Tar Heels NCAA Tournament Post Game Press Conference

    Friars and Tar Heels NCAA Tournament Post Game Press Conference

    Coach Ed Cooley, Bryce Cotton, LaDontae Henton and Carolina’s Marcus Paige address the media after the Friars epic battle against the ‘blue-blooded’ North Carolina Tar Heels in San Antonio, Texas.

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  • Friars Lose Heartbreaker in 1st Round of Tourney

    Friars Lose Heartbreaker in 1st Round of Tourney

    Some said this team didn’t even belong in the NCAA Tournament. Don’t tell that to Friar fans. Ed Cooley’s #11 seeded Providence College nearly pulled the upset tonight losing in the final seconds to a very athletic and physically dominating #6 seeded North Carolina Tar Heel team. Bryce Cotton scored a career-high 36 points electrifying the AT & T Center’s packed house. The other superstar point guard in the game, Marcus Paige, led North Carolina with 19 points and made […]

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