The Denver Broncos spent the first day of free agency bolstering their defensive backfield, agreeing to a four-year deal with Pro Bowl safety T.J. Ward on Tuesday and then hours later reaching an agreement on a six-year contract with cornerback Aqib Talib.
Smithfield rallied to beat Cranston West, 40 to 38 to advance to the quarterfinals of the girls state playoffs. The Sentinels will now play Bay View in a quarterfinal game.
David West scored 24 points and Andrew Bynum grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds in his Pacers debut, helping suddenly struggling Indiana pull away late for a 94-83 win over Boston on Tuesday night.
Will Middlebrooks hit his second home run off Tommy Hunter in a four-day span, a solo shot in the sixth inning that helped a Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Tuesday.
Brown has accepted a bid to compete in the 2014 CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) and will be hosting a first round game at the Pizzitola Sports Center against an opponent to be determined on either Monday, March 17, Tuesday, March 18 or Wednesday, March 19. The Bears will be making their fourth postseason tournament appearance.
E.C. Matthews has been named Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Year and joins fellow freshman Hassan Martin on the league's All-Rookie team, it was announced today after a vote of the conference's 13 head coaches.
Providence's College senior guard Bryce Cotton (Tucson, Ariz.) was named to the District I All-District Team as it was announced by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association on Tuesday, March 11. District I includes players from Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut.
PC star guard Bryce Cotton was named a 2nd team All-American by NBC Sports on Monday.
Cotton was named 1st team All-Big East over the weekend, the only conference player to repeat that achievement.
The Friars now get ready to play St. John's, Thursday at 2:30 pm in the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Nick Coit has a preview.
Jean Marie Burr, the head women's basketball coach at Brown for the last 26 years, has announced her retirement as coach of the Bears. Burr is the winningest women's basketball coach in Brown history with over 300 career wins.
The American Hockey League announced today that Providence Bruins center Alexander Khokhlachev has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Mar. 9, 2014.
For the seventh time this season, E.C. Matthews was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week. He joins an exclusive list as one of just six players in the history of the A-10 to earn at least seven weekly conference rookie honors.
Brown freshman forward Leland King (Inglewood, Calif.) capped off an incredible rookie season by being named the Ivy League's Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season for his play in games against Dartmouth and Harvard.
NFL Free Agency starts Tuesday at 4:00 pm. Reports say the Patriots have re-signed TE Michael Hoomanawanui to a two year deal.
The Pats officially waived four players. Here is the news release...
Jon Lester allowed one hit over three scoreless innings in his delayed first spring training start and David Ortiz hit his first home run of the exhibition season Monday as the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2.
It was announced on Sunday, March 9 that Providence College senior guard Bryce Cotton (Tucson, Ariz.) was named All-BIG EAST First Team and senior forward Kadeem Batts (Boston, Mass.) was named All-BIG EAST Second Team.
The LaSalle Rams held off North Kingstown to win the Division I Championship, 62 to 53 at PC's
Alumni Hall. Keon Wilson and Mike McCourt each scored 14.
Chris Corin scoring 21 points, including a basket late, to help North Providence beat Barrington, 55-51, for the Division II title.
Juanita Sanchez, powered by Miguel Prieto's 31 points, cruising past Mt. Hope, 82-66, to win the Division III crown.
Rajon Rondo had 11 points and a season-high 18 assists, Jeff Green scored 27 points and the Boston Celtics had their second-highest scoring output of the season in a 118-111 win over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night.
Torey Krug scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and the Boston Bruins won, 5-2, over the Florida Panthers on Sunday.
Clay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings, Mike Carp hit a long homer and the Boston Red Sox beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 4-1 on Sunday.
The Providence Bruins defeated the Adirondack Phantoms by a final score of 9-3 this afternoon at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. Seth Griffith had four goals while Tyler Randell, Jared Knight, David Warsofsky, Alexander Khokhlachev scored for the P-Bruins. Malcolm Subban made 30 saves in the victory.
Doug McDermott scored a career-high 45 points and became the eighth player in Division I history to go over 3,000 for a career, and No. 13 Creighton rolled to an 88-73 victory over Providence on Saturday night.
Brown had an opportunity to knock off Ivy league Champion Harvard Saturday evening at the Pizzitola Sports Center in senior Sean McGonagill's final collegiate regular season game. But the Crimson had other ideas, holding off the Bears for a thrilling 98-93 overtime win in the final regular season game for both teams.
Behind a monster third-quarter and a career outing from rookie attack Tucker James (Essex Fells, N.J.), the Bryant University men's lacrosse team topped its second nationally ranked opponent of the season Saturday, doubling up No. 17/18 Drexel, 12-6, Saturday afternoon at the Bryant Turf Complex.
How'd you like to have athletics in your genes? Barrington senior goalie Sophie Faxon grew up watching her dad, Brad Faxon, play pro golf.
Last night, she had her big moment, helping Barrington Co–op win a girls hockey state title.
So Ken Bell asked her...why the ice and not the course?
The Lincoln boys hockey team beating North Smithfield, 3-1, in Game Two of the Division II Quarterfinal series between the two squads. Robbie Lake had a magnificient goal to power the Lions to the win. Lincoln sweeps the series and moves on to the Semifinals.
Reilly Smith scored the lone shootout goal in the seventh round to lead the Boston Bruins past the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 on Saturday night.
Kevin Gausman pitched three scoreless innings against a lineup of Boston Red Sox big leaguers, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised to a 13-2 victory in a split-squad game Saturday night.
Will Bruin scored twice and added an assist to help the Houston Dynamo rout the New England Revolution 4-0 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
Warwick Co-op made history by sweeping LaSalle, becoming the first public school team to win the Girls State Hockey Title in the Championship Division. Goalie Gabriella Dicomitis was the MVP as Warwick wins, 2 to 1.
In Division II, Barrington Co-op skated to a 5 to 0 win over South County for their third straight title. Kelly Kraunelis scored a pair of goals to earn MVP. She helped the Eagles sweep the best of three title series.
The top seeded LaSalle Rams dominated Hendricken, 78 to 62 in the Division 1 Semifinals at CCRI in Warwick.
The Rams will play North Kingstown in the title game after the Skippers held off defending state champion Classical, 48 to 44.
The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference announced Friday night that Canisius senior guard Billy Baron has been named the 2014 Pepsi MAAC Player of the Year, as voted on by the league's 11 head coaches.
Rajon Rondo scored 20 points and the Boston Celtics dominated the boards to beat Brooklyn 91-84 and stop the Nets' four-game winning streak Friday night.
David Ortiz ended an 0-for-8 spring training start with an RBI double in the fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Friday.
The Providence Bruins were defeated by the Worcester Sharks in a shootout by a final score of 5-4. Malcolm Subban made 33 saves. Mike Moore, Ryan Spooner, Alexander Khokhlachev and Seth Griffith scored in regulation for the P-Bruins.
Sophomore Nick Lappin (Geneva, Ill.) evened the game with 54 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, but Eric Sweetman notched the game-winner in double overtime as the ninth-seeded Bears fell at eighth-seeded St. Lawrence, 3-2, in game one of the ECAC First Round Friday evening at Appleton Arena.
Tyler Melville scored 23 points and Connor Boehm added 22 points to lead Dartmouth to a 75-68 upset win over Brown in an Ivy League game at the Pizzitola Sports Center. Dartmouth improves to 11-16 overall, 4-9 in the Ivy League, while Brown falls to 15-12 overall and 7-6 in league play.
Junior guard Omar St. John (Jamaica, NY) scored 31 points on 10-of-17 shooting to lead York College past Rhode Island College, 79-54, in first round action of the 2014 NCAA Div. III Men's Basketball Tournament played at The Murray Center on Thursday evening.
Warwick Co-op is the first public school team to be in the Girls Championship Division Hockey Finals and Warwick made the most of it by beating LaSalle 2 to 1 in game one of the best of three final.
Barrington Co-op defeated South County 4 to 2 to take the first game of the Division II Title Series.
The LaSalle Rams, top seed in Division I, taking care of Mt. Pleasant, 65-50, in the Divisional Quarterfinals.
Classical upsetting Coventry, 51-44.
North Kingstown taking down Central, 54-37.
In Division II, Prout edging North Providence, 49-48.
West Warwick beating Portsmouth, 66-52.
Ronnie Drinnon hit a go-ahead basket and a pair of free throws in the final 48 seconds, scoring a career high 20 points as sixth-seeded St. Francis (Pa.) battled past third-seeded Bryant 55-54 in the Northeast Conference tournament Wednesday night.
The PC Friars took a big step forward by winning their 20th game in a thrilling victory over Marquette. Here's a recap of the 81 to 80 victory in double overtime.
St. Raphael Academy remained unbeaten as the Saints held off Moses Brown, 45 to 43 in girls basketball.
LaSalle had no trouble with visiting Ponaganset, scoring a 61 to 28 win. The Rams improve to 14 and 3.
Warwick Co-op girls defeated Bay View to advance to Thursday State Championship Hockey game against LaSalle at Meehan Auditorium.
The Rogers girls basketball teams remains unbeaten after defeating East Providence.
Lindsay Davenport was in the middle of another major life milestone when she found out she had been elected to the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
The Providence Bruins defeated the Albany Devils 3-2 in a shootout Sunday afternoon at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. Craig Cunningham and David Warsofsky scored in regulation, while Anthony Camara and Seth Griffith scored in the shootout for the P-Bruins. Malcolm Subban made 29 saves in the victory.
The Hendricken boys wrestling team winning the State Championship on Saturday.
John Altieri of Warwick Vets was named the most outstanding wrestler at the meet.
Jon Gillies made 35 saves and goals by Shane Luke, Brandon Tanev and Anthony Florentino sent the Providence College men's hockey team to a 3-2 win and weekend sweep at 18th-ranked Maine on Saturday night at Alfond Arena (4,623).
Rhode Island College upset top-seeded Eastern Connecticut, 70-61, in the Championship Game of the 2014 Little East Conference Men's Basketball Tournament at Geissler Gymnasium on Saturday afternoon.
Rhode Island College defeated second-seeded Southern Maine, 64-59, in the Championship Game of the 2014 Little East Conference Women's Basketball Tournament on Saturday afternoon at The Murray Center.
The Warwick Vets boys basketball team beating Scituate tonight, 54-50, in a Division III preliminary game. Will Remak had eight three-pointers to help the Hurricanes advance. Warwick Vets will play Mt. Hope next on Wednesday in the quarterfinals.
The St. Andrew's boys basketball team was knocked off by Cushing today, 67-64, in the NEPSAC semifinals. Jalen Adams leading the Penguins to a victory with a late basket.
The Hendricken boys hockey team beating Mount St. Charles tonight, 1-0. Reilly Miller had the lone goal for the Hawks.
Derek Army, Noel Acciari and Kyle McKenzie each had multi-point nights and Jon Gillies made 28 saves to lead the Providence College men's hockey team to a 4-2 win over 18th-ranked Maine on Friday night at Alfond Arena (4,200).
Three high school boys basketball preliminary games were played on Friday night.
In Division I, Mt. Pleasant earning a 49-42 win over Hope. The Kilties advance to play top-seeded LaSalle on Wednesday.
Central Falls beating Cumberland, 68-56, in Division II. Julian Soares had 22 points, while Josh Canuto recorded a double-double.
In Division III, Burrillville taking down North Smithfield, 58-41. David Reynolds led all scorers with 19 points.
The Rhode Island State Wrestling Championships began on Friday afternoon at the Providence Career and Technical Academy.
Rensselaer broke a scoreless contest with two goals early in the third period and added an empty-net tally to seal the win as the Brown men's hockey team fell to the Engineers, 3-0, in ECAC action Friday evening at Meehan Auditorium.
The Providence Bruins fell to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 4-2 Friday evening at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. Mike Moore and Steve Campbell scored the P-Bruins goal, while Niklas Svedberg made 13 saves.
Friday night is showtime for "Mr. Providence" Vladine Biosse. The boxer will fight undefeated super middleweight J'Leon Love in Verona, New York.
And the bout will be shown on "Showtime."
D'Asia Allen had 25 points to lead the Cavalier girls basketball team to a win over Central, 70-31. Elfreda Hoff also chipped in with 17 points for Juanita Sanchez, which stays perfect at 14-0 on the season.
LaSalle beat Cumberland, 66 to 38 as the Lady Rams push their record to 13 and 4.
Classical rallied to beat Moses Brown in double overtime, 60 to 57.
The St. Andrew's boys basketball team earning a NEPSAC Quarterfinal victory this afternoon over Worcester Academy, 68-64. The Saints will play Cushing Academy next in the Semifinals.
The PC men's basketball team has three games left starting Friday night at Seton Hall.
It looks like Carson Desrosiers will ready to go for that game. He missed the win over Butler with the flu.
The Friars will have revenge on their minds, looking for payback after that double overtime loss at the Dunk last December.
Moses Brown held off Mt. Hope in a key Division III showdown in Providence. Sebastian Ferrell scored a game high 23 in the 59 to 47 win.
Bay View held off Barrington, 44 to 37 in a Division I showdown. The Bengals push their record to 16 and 0.
In Division II, defending champion Juanita Sanchez stayed perfect after a 61 to 38 win over Middletown.
The Lasalle Rams locked up the top seed for the coming playoffs by beating St. Raphael Academy, 67 to 45.
Central broke open a tight game against Cranston East with a big run in the final five minutes, beating the Thunderbolts, 70 to 58.
St. Raphael Academy girls stayed perfect on the season by handing Pilgrim a 55 to 20 loss. The Saints are now 14 and 0.
North Kingstown defeated Cranston West, 60 to 55, spoiling the Falcons senior night. Grant Gillis had 14. Mike DeJesus led the home team with 13.
The Smithfield boys swimming team winning the state championship by seven points over Bishop Hendricken. This is the first time the Hawks have not won the title in 24 years.
The South Kingstown girls team winning the state championship for the second year in a row.
The LaSalle Academy boys basketball team beating Mount Pleasant on Sunday, 60-52.
A couple of late Eric Nygren three-pointers helping Hendricken take down Cranston East, 54-51.
Joe DelRicci's hot shooting day helping Smithfield cruise past Central, 81-51. DelRicci finishing with 29 points, including seven three-pointers.
A very special moment at Coventry High School on Friday night for freshman Cole Campbell.
The Cumberland hockey team is now 16-0 after a win over South Kingstown at Adelard Arena. Greg Wellington and Jamie Casilli both had two goals for the Clippers in the win.
Senior guards Tom DeCiantis (North Kingstown, RI) and Michael Palumbo (Providence, RI) finished with 12 points and 11 points, respectively, to help send the Rhode Island College men's basketball team in a 70-59 victory over Plymouth State at The Murray Center in Little East Conference action on Saturday.
The Providence College women's basketball team recorded its second BIG EAST win of the season with a 61-59 finish over Xavier on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Alumni Hall in Providence, R.I. The afternoon match-up served as the backdrop to the Friars' annual Pink Out Friartown game.
Brandon Eckles scoring his 1000th career point tonight to help East Greenwich roll past Scituate, 56-36.
North Kingstown had a 16 point lead at halftime, but Classical comes back to beat the Skippers, 51-48. Kealen Ives scoring 20 of his game-high 29 points in the second half.
The Hendricken hockey team skating to a 2-2 tie with LaSalle tonight. Matt Manown scoring a third period goal to tie things up for good.
Providence College basketball player Kris Dunn has had to sit out this year due to a shoulder injury. Tonight was a special moment for Dunn though, as his high school in New London, CT, retired his #3. ABC6 Sports Reporter Nick Coit was there.
The West Warwick girls basketball team beating East Greenwich, 43-42. Cara Ginest scoring her 1000th career point in the win for the Wizards.
The Hendricken wrestling team pinning down Cumberland tonight, 48 to 12.
Senior Corey Maynard (Adelaide, Australia) and junior Dyami Starks (Duluth, Minn.) scored 17 and 16 points, respectively, to lead the Bryant University men's basketball team, but Fairleigh Dickinson turned on the pressure early in the second half and rode that momentum all the way to a 63-52 victory at the Chace Athletic Center Thursday night.
Hope staged a furious comeback before falling short at Cranston East, 61 to 60.
West Warwick remained unbeaten with a 69 to 59 win over Shea on senior night.
Bay View girls hockey team blanks the combined team of Burrillville and Ponaganset, 2-0.
Ryan Arcidiacono had a three-point play with 3.6 seconds left in the second overtime to lift No. 9 Villanova to an 82-79 win over Providence on Tuesday night.
The Barrington boys basketball team beating Tiverton, 63-45, to improve to 15-1 on the season. Corey Daugherty had 25 points in the win for the Eagles.
Former top-five player Todd Martin has been selected as the next CEO of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum.
Central bounced St. Ray's, 66 to 56. Juan Gerrero had 25 points and 11 boards to lead the Knights.
Juanita Sanchez sank 13 triples in beating Pilgrim, 93 to 60.
The LaSalle Academy boys basketball team beating Bishop Hendricken today, 76-66. Scott Deffley had 18 points to lead the way for the Rams.
The Providence Bruins defeated the Hartford Wolf Pack 3-2 in a shootout Sunday afternoon at the Dunkin' Donuts Center. Alexander Khokhlachev and Mike Moore scored in regulation, while Anthony Camara and Seth Griffith tallied in the shootout. Malcolm Subban made 28 saves in regulation for the victory.
The Providence College men's basketball team defeated DePaul, 84-61 on Saturday, February 15 at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence. Senior guard Bryce Cotton (Tucson, Ariz.) registered a game-high 22 points and 6 assists. Cotton has scored 20 or more points in 18 games this season. Junior Carson Desrosiers (Windham, N.H.) posted a BIG EAST career-high 12 points as he was 4-4 from the field and 4-4 from the free-throw line.
Brown outscored Penn 17-5 in the game's final five minutes and sophomore forward Cedric Kuakumensah scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Bears to a 62-55 Ivy League win over the Quakers at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
Steven Summerhays recorded his sixth shutout of the season for 20th-ranked Notre Dame as the Irish posted a 3-0 win against the Providence College men's hockey team on Saturday night at Schneider Arena.
The LaSalle Academy boys and girls track teams taking home the team State Championship today.
Among the competing athletes, Maddy Berkson of Classical shined again. She defended her state titles in the 1000, 1500, and 3000 meter runs.
Among the male competitors, Adam Kelly of Barrington won the State Championship in the boys weight throw with a toss of 74 feet, seven inches.
The LaSalle Academy gymnastics team winning the State Championship in Division I today, with a team score of 138.
Led by Candace Kowalik, the All-Around State Champion, Warwick Vets winning the Division II team crown today at Rhode Island College.