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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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  • UCONN and MSG Deliver During March Madness

    UCONN and MSG Deliver During March Madness

    by Vin Parise | Madison Square Garden – the Mecca of Basketball – The World’s Most Famous Arena – went through renovations the past two years and the costs were astronomical. And if you’ve followed the New York Knicks at all; the NBA has hardly been a return on investment for New York City diehard hoop fans. Eventually the bills get paid; but eventually you also need memories – you need those moments that give you goose bumps. March delivered […]

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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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  • Dayton Overcomes Odds in NCAA Tourney

    Dayton Overcomes Odds in NCAA Tourney

    Dayton Overcomes Odds in NCAA Tourney By Benjamin Larsen We sure do love a good Cinderella. Last year, it was Florida Gulf Coast — or Dunk City for those well informed. Before that, there was Gonzaga, Virginia Commonwealth, George Mason and Davidson. And who can forget Butler’s consecutive runs to the National Championship game? With Dayton’s unexpected and awe-inspiring run this March, college basketball fans can surely add another team to the Mount Rushmore of Cinderellas. But, how surprising is […]

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  • Friar Hockey’s Golden Reunion

    Friar Hockey’s Golden Reunion

    Providence College has a great tradition of men’s hockey teams and as the current Friars try to put their own mark on college hockey at the NCAA Regionals in Bridgeport, Ct., the first Friar hockey team to make it to the Frozen Four, 50 years ago, gathered over a weekend in February to celebrate that team and their lasting friendships and hockey memories.

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  • NCAA Hockey: Filling Out Your Bracket

    NCAA Hockey: Filling Out Your Bracket

    NCAA Hockey: Filling out your bracket By Jayson Hron March madness isn’t reserved for college hoops. And while millions of American sports fans have already lost hope in their basketball brackets, thousands in hockey country are just now contemplating the 15 puck picks that could carry them to office-pool glory. Until Friday afternoon, when the NCAA regionals begin, hope remains alive and well for these frozen forecasters. If you’re among them, we’re happy to be your ace in the hole. […]

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  • Friars Look to Make Noise

    Friars Look to Make Noise

    The Hockey East semifinals didn’t go according to plan for the PC Friars but they’re shaking that off and looking forward in every way.  Coach Leaman has his eye on the future and he’s not so interested in the past but rather the future of his still, young team. Like most collegiate hockey teams late in the season, they’re battle worn but still improving and that’s what they’ll take into the NCAA playoffs this Friday in Bridgeport, Ct. Mark Jankowski and […]

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  • Watch the Documentary “Cooley” – Now Online

    Watch the Documentary “Cooley” – Now Online

    Over a year ago, Cox Sports debuted “Cooley,” an original documentary film telling the story of Providence College men’s basketball coach Ed Cooley’s rise from the South Side of Providence to coaching in the Big East. The film tells Cooley’s story, beginning with his youth in Providence, attending Central High School and earning two Rhode Island Player of the Year awards. It continues with his college career at Stonehill and previous coaching positions at URI, Boston College, and Fairfield. The […]

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  • Vin Parise Blog: Game Day Showdown

    Vin Parise Blog: Game Day Showdown

    Vin’s Diary: Part 2 The second 24 hours with the Friars NCAA journey   • Yesterday was a full day for the Friars indeed. Ed Cooley held a private workout for the team at a local gym and then had a film session over a team lunch back at the hotel midday. Late afternoon, it was time for the mandatory press conference & open practice sessions at AT&T Arena – home of the San Antonio Spurs. It’s a very loose […]

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  • PC Friars Are Ready for Hockey East Playoffs

    PC Friars Are Ready for Hockey East Playoffs

    The Providence College Friars make their 3rd consecutive appearance in the Hockey East Semifinals this Friday vs. the University of New Hampshire Wildcats. We caught up with Coach Nate Leaman, Derek Army and Trevor Mingoia and asked them about their sweep of Maine in the quarterfinals last weekend and what it will take to be successful this weekend at the TD Garden. Two ‘D’ words are the biggest things; Defense and Discipline.

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