Former PawSox Manager Gary DiSarcina has been named Minor League Baseball's Manager of the Year.
Providence boxer Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade was honored at the Rhode Island State House for winning the WBO Junior Middleweight Title in Texas.
Andrade won the title by stopping Vanes Martirosyan on November 9th in Corpus Christi, TX. The unbeaten Andrade was honored by the state legislature in front of family and friends at the State House.
Led by junior Sophie Bikofsky's career-high 28 points, the Brown women's basketball team outlasted in-state rival, Rhode Island, 66-56 at the Pizzitola Sports Center on Wednesday night. The Bears improve to 4-3 on the season after winning their second-consecutive contest while the Rams drop to 1-7 in 2013-14.
Alex Francis and Dyami Starks each scored 22 points, leading Bryant in a second-half rally en route to a 72-64 win over Yale Wednesday night.
The Boston Red Sox today signed catcher A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year contract through the 2014 season. A two-time All-Star and former Louisville Slugger Silver Slugger Award winner, Pierzynski hit .272 with 17 home runs and 70 RBI in 134 games with the Rangers last season. He started 111 games at catcher.
Free agent outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury, fresh off winning the World Series with Boston, reached agreement with the rival New York Yankees on a seven-year contract worth about $153 million, a person familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday night.
Six teams earned a berth to Super Sunday with semifinal wins on Tuesday.
Defending Division 1 champion Hendricken returns to Super Sunday after a 36 to 15 win over Portsmouth.
The Hawks will face Cranston East in the D-1 Super Bowl after the Thunderbolts defeated Barrington, 46 to 13.
Jordan Crawford scored 25 points, Jeff Green added 18 and the Boston Celtics avoided a third loss to struggling Milwaukee this season by beating the Bucks 108-100 Tuesday night.
A person familiar with the negotiations says catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia has agreed to a $21 million, three-year deal with the Miami Marlins.
Right-handed pitcher John Lackey, who led 2013 Red Sox qualifiers with a 3.52 ERA in 29 regular season starts, has been voted the winner of the 24th annual Tony Conigliaro Award.
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says free-agent catcher A.J. Pierzynski is closing in on a one-year contract with the Boston Red Sox.
The Boston Red Sox today announced that the club will not tender 2014 contracts to right-handed pitcher Andrew Bailey and outfielder Ryan Kalish. As a result, Bailey and Kalish become free agents.
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Paul Pierce will be out two to four weeks with a broken bone in his right hand, the biggest loss yet for the injury-plagued Brooklyn Nets.
Patriots' offense surges in second half FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) _ It takes the New England Patriots a while to get their offense going. Then the second half starts and Tom Brady's attack is
Willie Cauley-Stein had 15 points, eight rebounds and a career-high nine blocks to lead No. 3 Kentucky to a 79-65 victory over Providence on Sunday night at Barclays Center.
The Providence Bruins defeated the Hershey Bears 3-2 in a shootout Sunday evening.
The Providence College Friars are off to a fast start at 7-1 thus far but are about to face their stiffest test of the season, 3rd ranked Kentucky on Sunday.
O.J. Mayo rebounded from a subpar game with 22 points and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 92-85 victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night.
The fourth-ranked Providence College men's hockey team defeated cross-town rival Brown, 3-2, on Saturday night in the 28th meeting of the Annual Mayor's Cup at Schneider Arena.
Milan Lucic scored a pair of goals and Patrice Bergeron added another, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.
Jalen Jenkins had nine points, 11 rebounds and five blocks in 17 minutes to help George Mason outlast Rhode Island 61-54 on Saturday.
Senior Sean McGonagill (Brookfield, IL) scored 13 of his team high 18 points in the second half to rally Brown to a 72-61 win over Central Connecticut at the Pizzitola Sports Center Saturday afternoon, to improve its record to 5-2 overall.
led by career highs from sophomore Curtis Oakley (South Euclid, Ohio) and freshmen Dan Garvin (Bethel, Conn.) and Bosko Kostur (Melbourne, Australia), the Bryant University men's basketball team spread the offensive wealth in a convincing 82-55 win over Ocean State opponent Salve Regina Saturday afternoon at the Chace Athletic Center.
Cotton, Providence defeat Fairfield 78-69 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) _ Bryce Cotton scored 24 points and handed out seven assists, Tyler Harris added 16 points and Providence never trailed on the way
Shea and Tolman had to wait until Saturday to renew their Thanksgiving rivalry at McCoy Stadium. The Raiders built an 18-0 lead by halftime, but the Tigers rallied with 20 unanswered points in the second half to win, 20 to 18.
A cold, blustery day didn't dampen the enthusiasm for high school football rivalries across Southern New England.
Cranston East wrapped up the final D-1 playoff berth by beating rival West, 42 to 29.
Moses Brown finished the regular season with an 8 and 1 record after beating St. Raphael 35 to 22.
Narragansett clinched a playoff berth by defeating East Greenwich, 22 to 13 in their annual rivalry game.
Alex Francis scored 22 points and made a key block as Bryant held on for a 70-67 victory over intrastate rival Brown on Wednesday.
Xavier Munford scored 26 points and made a game-high six 3-pointers Tuesday night to lead Rhode Island to a 76-71 victory over McNeese State.
Mt. Pleasant and Classical moved their Thanksgiving eve showdown to Tuesday evening to beat the big storm. The Kilties and Purple had to play in the rain, but avoid the heavy wind. The Kilties finished off an unbeaten regular season with a an 18 to 7 win.
The Barrington girls volleyball team pulled out the brooms on Tiverton, the Eagles pushing their record to a perfect 12 and 0.
On the pitch, the Barrington boys edged visiting Portsmouth, 1-0.
Dez Wells split a pair of Providence defenders for a running hook shot with 1:04 left and added a pair of clutch free throws as Maryland held off a furious comeback attempt by the Friars, 56-52, to claim the 2013 Paradise Jam tournament championship Monday night.
Xavier Munford had 14 points and seven rebounds as Rhode Island defeated UNC Asheville 73-56 Monday night in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament.
Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into overtime and the Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference's top two teams.
Jordan Crawford had 21 points, reserve Gerald Wallace added a season-high 17 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-86 Monday night for their second straight victory.
The New England Patriots head into the soft part of their schedule after a stunning comeback win over the Denver Broncos.
Tyler Harris scored a career-high 22 points on Sunday and Providence held off a second-half surge by La Salle to win a 71-63, earning a berth against Maryland in Monday's finals of the Paradise Jam basketball tournament.
The Providence Bruins fell to the Springfield Falcons 5-2 Sunday afternoon at the Dunkin' Donuts Center.
The Providence College men's soccer team fell to fifth-ranked Maryland, 3-1, in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament hosted at Ludwig Field in College Park, Md. Providence finished its season with an overall record of 12-6-4.
Despite a 48-minute interruption due to a campus-wide power outage in the game's final minutes, the Bryant University men's basketball team got back on track with a 60-55 road victory over the University of New Hampshire Sunday afternoon at Lindholm Gymnasium.
The Providence College women's cross country team won the 2013 NCAA National Championship on Saturday, Nov. 23 with 141 points in cold and windy conditions at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course at the Wabash Valley Family Sports Center (6k).
Brandon Bass had 17 points, seven rebounds and two key blocks and the Boston Celtics surged past the Atlanta Hawks 94-87 on Saturday.
The third-ranked Providence College men's hockey team scored three goals in the second period to propel them to a 4-2 win over the 20th-ranked University of New Hampshire Wildcats on Saturday night
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free-agent catcher Brian McCann and the New York Yankees are about to complete a five-year deal for around $85 million.
Brown senior tailback John Spooney (Northfield, OH) ran for 186 yards and scored two touchdowns, and senior quarterback Patrick Donnelly (Longmeadow, MA) threw four touchdown passes to lift Brown to a 48-7 victory
The West Warwick football team jumped out to 13-0 lead against Rogers in a Division 2 semifinal game and never looked back, winning 34-13 to advance to the Super Bowl.
The Classical freshman football team are super bowl champs, finishing an undefeated season with a victory last weekend, making school history in the process. Throughout
David Krejci scored 1:28 into overtime to lift the surging Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon.
Michael Perry ran for two touchdowns and a game-high 125 yards on Saturday and Bryant came from behind to beat Central Connecticut State 29-16 to earn a share of fourth place in the Northeast Conference.
Peter Manfredo Jr. (40-7, 21 KOs) returned to the ring Friday night at Twin River Casino, fighting in honor of his friend and fellow Rhode Island boxer Gary Balletto, and stopped the hard-charging Rich Gingras (13-4-1) of nearby Lincoln in the eighth round of the scheduled 10-round main event of Jimmy Burchfield's Classic Entertainment & Sports' "Pride & Power" professional boxing event.
Jaime Clampitt finally got her storybook ending.
Fighting for the first time in three years and the final time in her illustrious career, the Warwick, R.I., veteran Clampitt (22-5-1) faced a tough test against Dominga Olivo (8-9-1) of Brooklyn, N.Y., in the co-feature of Jimmy Burchfield's "Pride & Power" professional boxing event at Twin River Casino.
The Cumberland Clippers defeated St. Raphael 49 to 35 in the Division II Semfinals Friday night. With the win, the Clippers punch their ticket to the Division II Super Bowl on December 8th.
The PC women had no trouble with Hartford, beating the Hawks 79 to 53 at Alumni Hall. The Lady Friars are now 4 and 1.
In Smithfield, Brown rallied to beat Bryant, 66 to 61. Lauren Clark had 27.
LaDontae Henton and Bryce Cotton scored 18 points apiece and and Kadeem Batts added 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead undefeated Providence to a 70-49 non-conference victory over Vermont Monday night.
Woonsocket built a 14-0 lead, but St. Ray's rallied to win 15 to 14 to earn a ticket to the Division II semifinals.
On Thursday, East Greenwich quarterback Andrew Miner was told he was one of 12 finalists for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award. Out of 48,000 nominees in the country, Miner was one of six boys along with six girls to be invited to New York for the presentation in December.
On Saturday, Miner helped lead the Avengers to a 32 to 28 victory over Burrillville.
The Hendricken Hawks rallied to take the lead, and then intercepted a pass in the end zone with 22-seconds left to preserve a thrilling 27 to 22 win.
North Providence beat Exeter-West Greenwich 27 to 6 in battle of unbeatens in Division IV.
Central beats Chariho, 26 to 14.
East Greenwich senior quarterback Andrew Miner has been named one of 12 finalists for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award. Miner was selected from a pool of 48,000 nominees from across the country for distinguished academics, athletics, and community service.
LaSalle won its 5th title in 6 years after a 1-0 win over East Greenwich in a second overtime for the Division 1 crown.
Burrillville downed previously unbeaten Lincoln, 4 to 1 to claim the D-II title.
West Warwick beat Middletown 2 to 1 to win the D-II crown.
Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade complted a lifelong dream Saturday night by winning his first professional title belt.
Trevor Torres scored the golden goal in the second half and the LaSalle Rams capped an undefeated season with as 1-0 win in the Division I championship game over North
The Exeter/West Greenwich girls volleyball dynasty remains intact. The Scarlet Knights ended Narragansett's dream season with a 3-1 win at the Ryan Center on Saturday
By Matt Blanchette email@example.com The Barrington Eagles defense stood tall again. Barrington beat Hendricken 7-0 on Friday night to remain the only undefeated Division I team in the state of Rhode
An amazing crowd of nearly 1,000 people filled the Dunkin' Donuts Center to help encourage former Providence boxer Gary "Tiger" Balletto and his family. Tiger broke his neck in a backyard accident last June.
Vinny Paz, Peter Manfredo, Jr., and ESPN commentator Teddy Atlas were a few of the celebrities joining with others to help raise money for Tiger's medical expenses.
Barrington sophomore Emma McMillan defended her state cross country title at Ponaganset High School Sunday. McMillan set a course record of 17:42.86. LaSalle kept the Eagles from making it a threepeat for the team title.
In the boys race, Hendricken senior Colin Tierney won in a time of 15:49.01. He helped the Hawks win their 6th straight team title.
Barrington remained unbeaten by edging LaSalle, 7 to 6.
Woonsocket defeated Chariho, 31 to 8.
Classical holds off East Greenwich, 24 to 20
The Johnston Panthers shutout visiting Chariho, 41-0 on Homecoming Saturday.