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  • House of Sports Wins NE Hoops Festival

    House of Sports Wins NE Hoops Festival

    The Northeast Hoops Festival is held annually during April’s ACT weekend. The tournament always features top programs from the northeast, a plethora of college coaches, and local scouting services. This year, the House of Sports team beat a “loaded field” (Expressions, Rivals, BABC and more) and capped their dramatic tourney run by winning the championship over MB Nation with a buzzer-beater from Elijah Wilson. Below, Cox Sports’ Recruiting Insider Adam Finkelstein talks with House stars Elijah Wilson, Ricky McGill and […]

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  • Top Talent on Display at 2014 Northeast Hoop Festival

    Top Talent on Display at 2014 Northeast Hoop Festival

    The Northeast Hoops Festival is held annually during April’s ACT weekend. The tournament always features top programs from the northeast, a plethora of college coaches, and local scouting services. Teams who have participated in the past: BABC, New England Playaz, Connecticut Basketball Club, Expressions Elite, Mass Rivals, Juice All-Stars, Long Island Lightning Dingle, Long Island Lightning, Connecticut Select, Rhode Island Hawks, Mid-Atlantic Select, Syracuse Select, Connecticut Elite Cox Sports’ Recruiting Insider Adam Finkelstein breaks down the top prospects in the […]

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  • Sports Week in Review

    Sports Week in Review

    By Benjamin Larsen Today marks one of the year’s special days for New England sports fans. The sun is shining, snow is finally not in the forecast and Patriot’s Day is here. With that, of course, brings: Marathon Monday: The Boston Marathon has always been one of the best days of the year for sports fans of all kinds. This year will undoubtedly be a bit more special. Tributes and memorials will steal the headlines at one of the world’s […]

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  • Preston Murphy Departs to Boston College

    Preston Murphy Departs to Boston College

    by Chris DiSano| What happened? University of Rhode Island Associate Head Coach Preston Murphy left Dan Hurley’s staff in Kingston to join new Boston College coach Jim Christian’s staff on Chestnut Hill. The URI alum came to an agreement in principle to become one of Christian’s three assistants last Thursday. He then disclosed that to Dan Hurley and the URI administration and URI put forth a final offer to retain him. Murphy deliberated that offer for roughly 48 hours before […]

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  • RI Basketball Season Recaps Told by Famous Sports Movies

    RI Basketball Season Recaps Told by Famous Sports Movies

    By Daniel James Now that college basketball has come to a close there’s a lot to do to kill time during the offseason. Watching other sports is nice, but nothing beats a feel-good sports movie. As much as art imitates life however, sometimes life imitates art and fans can find themselves looking back on their teams’ season and feeling as if maybe there was a bit of a connection to some of their favorite sports films. For that reason the […]

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  • Cooley Addresses Off-Season Needs

    Cooley Addresses Off-Season Needs

    When it comes to recruiting, there really is no off-season.   At the recent Cox Sports end-of-the season awards luncheon, we caught up with Providence College Head Coach Ed Cooley who addressed some of the team’s current needs.  Obviously, the loss of Bryce Cotton and Kadeem Batts leave a huge hole for a team that landed in the NCAA Tourney for the first time in ten years. The recent addition of 5-11 Compton, CA guard Kyron Cartwright along with frontline help from ESPN 100 prospects seven […]

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  • Varsity Life’s Top 5 Plays from the Winter Season

    Varsity Life’s Top 5 Plays from the Winter Season

    Varsity Life wrapped up the winter sports season a special edition of Top 5 Plays.  This is the Top 5 Plays of the winter sports season. Enjoy. At #5,  Middletown’s Justin Bailey follows up the missed layup with the two hand put-back dunk. #4 is from Hendricken’s William Parmlee taking it to the rack with authority finishing with the tomahawk jam. In the #3 spot it’s teamwork at it’s best with Lasalle’s Matthew Ernster passing the puck off of the boards […]

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  • NCAA Final Four: Who Are You Picking?

    NCAA Final Four: Who Are You Picking?

    Vin Parise @VinParise Yesterday was the first time that all four teams in this year’s Final 4 had the opportunity to take the court at AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Friday is always the customary open practice to the public & media breakout session; but the 90 minute practice awarded to each team yesterday is something of a new development. “I remember when we were at the Final 4 in 2011 when Shabazz was a freshman and we didn’t have the opportunity to have this Thursday practice. I think […]

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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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  • Varsity Life March 31 Preview

    Varsity Life March 31 Preview

    By: Domenic Vasconcelos, Varsity Life Producer. Tonight on Varsity Life, the Mount St. Charles Mounties won their 44th state hockey title.  Varsity Life will catch up with players and coaches from the team to discuss their championship season. Frank Carpano sits down to talk with the D3 girls basketball champs from Juanita Sanchez.  The team just won an impressive 3rd straight title. The boys open state basketball tournament ended with Hendricken beating Central in the title game.  During that game […]

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