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    By Larry Carroll They say that some things are better off left unsaid. So instead, I type them… – In the wake of the huge success of “Captain America: The Winter Soldier,” superhero blockbusters have basically become Marvel Studios vs. everyone else. The genius of the box-office-champ-3-weeks-running is that it’s essentially a great Jason Bourne movie, but with Cap stepping in for Matt Damon. No matter how you feel about the current state of Spider-Man, Superman, X-Men or any other […]

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  • “Cox Local” Contributor Wins Grant Award

    “Cox Local” Contributor Wins Grant Award

    “Cox Local” frequent contributor and the man behind “Eat / Drink RI” thrilled many recently with the news of his receipt of one of the RI Foundation’s fellowship awards. The award is for Dave’s vision to help Rhode Island strengthen its advantage as a culinary leader in the country. Dave has big plans for the money which will benefit the state greatly. He offers a sneak peek into his plans in the accompanying video… Congratulations, Dave!

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  • Red Sox Minor League Prospects:  Week in Review April 22

    Red Sox Minor League Prospects: Week in Review April 22

    By Benjamin Larsen Pawtucket Holt has stayed consistent following his torrid start to the season. With his first home run of the season, Holt ended the week hitting .305 through 59 at-bats. He’s cooled off a bit but the average and on-base percentage (.369 at week’s end) present a very promising future. Cecchini, of course, led all minor leaguers with a .443 OBP last season. Among the organization’s top talent on the mound, Webster is coming off two straight no […]

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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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  • 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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  • Game Of Thrones ‘Breaker Of Chains’ Recap

    Game Of Thrones ‘Breaker Of Chains’ Recap

    By Daniel James **WARNING: FULL GAME OF THRONES SEASON 4 EPISODE 3 SPOILERS AHEAD** The world of Westeros is in a toss up. King Joffrey is dead, the wildlings are mounting their attack, and Stannis may be reloading faster than originally realized. Although the first post-Joffrey episode had some exciting moments, ultimately the third episode of the season suffered from poor pacing and straying a bit too much from the literature. The episode opens right where last week’s episode left […]

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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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  • Varsity Life  April 21 Show Preview

    Varsity Life April 21 Show Preview

    This week on Varsity Life, Joe Kayata catches up with the North Providence boys lacrosse. This is the first season for the newly created team. We’ll check in with the players and coaches who are very excited to be involved in the inaugural season. The North Kingstown boys volleyball team did something last weekend no other Rhode Island volleyball team has ever done. Varsity Life reporter Tim McKone discusses the accomplishment and the excitement built around the team and their […]

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  • PC Friars Lacrosse vs Denver Pioneers April 19 Preview

    PC Friars Lacrosse vs Denver Pioneers April 19 Preview

    The Providence College Lacrosse team will look to end a rough season on a high note when they play their second to last game Saturday, April 19. The 3-10 Friars will take on the 10-2 University of Denver Pioneers at the Friars home field in Providence, RI, for the Friars’ Senior Day. The Friars, led by head coach Chris Gabrielli, started the 2013-14 season off strong with three wins in their first four games (beating Vermont, Boston University and Fairfield) […]

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  • Food, Flowers and Cool Cars Raise Funds

    Food, Flowers and Cool Cars Raise Funds

    By David Dadekian In February the Rhode Island Community Food Bank held it’s annual Taste of the Flower Show preview party at the Rhode Island Convention Center. The Taste of the Flower Show event offers supporters of the Food Bank the opportunity to sample some of the state’s finest food and drink while getting a sneak peak at the landscapes prepared inside the Center before the show opens to the public the following day. This year’s Flower Show included some […]

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