Patriots fullback and Brown University alum
Patriots fullback and Brown University alum

By Nick Coit and Ken Bell A lot has changed for Patriots fullback James Develin since he last appeared in the Super Bowl with the Patriots two years ago. ABC6 Sports sat down with Develin to talk Super Bowl preparation, Brown University, and family. © WLNE-TV 2017

Former PC Defenseman Mark Adams Passes Away At 27
Former PC Defenseman Mark Adams Passes Away At 27

Former Providence College men’s hockey defenseman Mark Adams (Boxford, Mass.) passed away suddenly on Monday (Sept. 17) at the age of 27.

Nick Coit
Dobson Scores Twice In Second Half To Lift Westerly Girls Soccer Over North Providence Wednesday
Dobson Scores Twice In Second Half To Lift Westerly Girls Soccer Over North Providence Wednesday

Lauren Dobson scoring two goals in the second half to lift Westerly girls soccer to a 3-2 victory over North Providence Wednesday night. The Bulldogs are now 4-0-0 in Division II.

Nick Coit
Walker Skies Yankees Past Red Sox, Puts Division Title On Hold For Boston
Walker Skies Yankees Past Red Sox, Puts Division Title On Hold For Boston

Neil Walker hit a three-run homer, Zach Britton started a game-ending double play on New York's third try in the ninth inning and the Yankees kept the Boston Red Sox from a bubbly celebration in the Bronx for at least another night with a 3-2 victory.

Nick Coit
URI Men's Soccer Shut Outs PC, Rams Improve To 6-0-0
URI Men's Soccer Shut Outs PC, Rams Improve To 6-0-0

No. 23 Rhode Island (6-0-0) extended its shutout streak to six consecutive games with a 3-0 road win Tuesday night at Providence. The win improves Rhody to 30-12-4 all-time against the Friars.

Nick Coit
Portsmouth Girls Volleyball Sweeps Central Falls On The Road
Portsmouth Girls Volleyball Sweeps Central Falls On The Road

In Division II girls volleyball Tuesday, Portsmouth sweeps Central Falls, 3-0. The Patriots improve to 4-0 on the season.

Nick Coit
ABC6 Sports Play of the Week Nominees (Sept. 10-16)
ABC6 Sports Play of the Week Nominees (Sept. 10-16)

Here are the nominees for ABC6 Sports Play of the Week! These are some of the top plays captured by our cameras from the past seven days. Vote for your favorite through Friday at 4:00 p.m. & the winner will be announced on ABC6 News at 5:30 Friday night.

Nick Coit
Patriots Trade For Talented & Troubled WR Josh Gordon
Patriots Trade For Talented & Troubled WR Josh Gordon

The Browns have traded problematic wide receiver Josh Gordon to the New England Patriots for a fifth-round draft pick.

URI Football Ranked #23 In Multiple FCS Polls Released Monday
URI Football Ranked #23 In Multiple FCS Polls Released Monday

Rhode Island moved up in both national polls this week, landing at No. 23 in the STATS FCS Top 25 Poll and the AFCA FCS Coaches Poll. The two polls were released Monday.

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Lincoln School Field Hockey Blanks Cumberland On The Road Monday
Lincoln School Field Hockey Blanks Cumberland On The Road Monday

Last year's Division II field hockey runner-up, Lincoln School, is off to a 4-0 start this year. The Lynx beating Cumberland Monday night, 5-0 (featuring goals by Addie DeFeo & Emma Keene-Reinhard).

Nick Coit
Decelles Hat Trick Leads North Smithfield Boys Soccer Past Lincoln Monday
Decelles Hat Trick Leads North Smithfield Boys Soccer Past Lincoln Monday

Justin Decelles scoring all three goals, including one that completes his hat trick in the second half, to lead North Smithfield past Lincoln in Division II boys soccer, 3-0. The Northmen are now 4-0.

Nick Coit
Bortles Throws For Four Touchdowns, Jaguars Torch Patriots In AFC Championship Rematch
Bortles Throws For Four Touchdowns, Jaguars Torch Patriots In AFC Championship Rematch

Blake Bortles threw four touchdown passes, three in the first half, and the Jacksonville Jaguars beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots 31-20 Sunday in a rematch of last season's AFC championship game.

Sale Throws Three Innings, Red Sox Edge Mets To Take Series Sunday
Sale Throws Three Innings, Red Sox Edge Mets To Take Series Sunday

Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts left the game after hurting his left side making a throw to home plate during a 4-3 win over the New York Mets on Sunday that cut Boston's magic number to two for a third straight AL East title.

Brady Adjusts To More New Faces In Receiving Corps As Patriots Prepare For Jaguars
Brady Adjusts To More New Faces In Receiving Corps As Patriots Prepare For Jaguars

New wide receivers Corey Coleman & Bennie Fowler making their practice debut in Foxboro Wednesday, along with running back Kenjon Barner. Tom Brady working closely with his new targets as the Patriots prepare for an AFC Championship rematch with the Jaguars Sunday.

Moses Brown Beats North Kingstown In Division I Field Hockey Championship Rematch
Moses Brown Beats North Kingstown In Division I Field Hockey Championship Rematch

Kari Buonanno, Meredith Langmuir & Amanda Steckler all scoring for the Quakers as Moses Brown beats defending state champion North Kingstown in Division I field hockey Tuesday, 3-0.

ABC6 Sports Play of the Week Nominees (Sept. 3-9)
ABC6 Sports Play of the Week Nominees (Sept. 3-9)

It's back! Here are the nominees for ABC6 Sports Play of the Week for the first time this school year. These are some of the top plays captured by our cameras from the past seven days. Vote for your favorite through Friday at 4:00 p.m. and the winner will be announced on ABC6 News at 5:30 Friday night.

Patriots Hold Off Texans To Win Season Opener In Foxboro
Patriots Hold Off Texans To Win Season Opener In Foxboro

Tom Brady threw for 277 yards and three touchdowns, hitting Rob Gronkowski for 123 yards and a score Sunday to lead the defending AFC champion New England Patriots to a 27-20 victory over the Houston Texans.

PICK SIX: Week 1 of High School Football Filled With OT Thrillers & Last Second Finishes
PICK SIX: Week 1 of High School Football Filled With OT Thrillers & Last Second Finishes

Highlights & scores from around Rhode Island & Southern Mass from the first week of the high school football season. The ABC6 Sports team of Nick Coit, Ian Steele & Ken Bell have all the action on "Pick Six."

In "Tom vs. Time" Epilogue, Brady States Intentions Again To Play Until 45
In "Tom vs. Time" Epilogue, Brady States Intentions Again To Play Until 45

The Patriots had perfect attendance at practice Wednesday as the team gears up for Sunday's season opener against the Texans. The talk around Foxboro was more about the quarterback though, as the epilogue to "Tom vs. Time" was released on Facebook. In the video, Brady stating again his intentions to play until age 45. ABC6 Sports Reporter Ian Steele has more from Gillette Stadium.

URI Men's Basketball Releases 2018-2019 Atlantic 10 Conference Schedule
URI Men's Basketball Releases 2018-2019 Atlantic 10 Conference Schedule

Rhode Island will have 14 of its Atlantic 10 games on national television as part of 159 total national television appearances across the league's four media partners: ESPN, CBS Sports Network, NBCSN and Stadium. The A-10 announced the conference schedule and TV selections Wednesday.

La Salle Boys Soccer Beats South Kingstown In State Championship Rematch
La Salle Boys Soccer Beats South Kingstown In State Championship Rematch

Julian Aristizabal scoring the lone goal of the match in the second half to lift La Salle boys soccer over South Kingstown, 1-0, in the 2018 season opener. This was a rematch of the 2017 Division I state championship between the Rams and Rebels.

Defending D2 Champion Cranston East Girls Volleyball Rallies To Beat Cumberland
Defending D2 Champion Cranston East Girls Volleyball Rallies To Beat Cumberland

After dropping the first two sets, defending Division II state champion Cranston East girls volleyball rallying past Cumberland Wednesday, 3-2, to open 2018.

PATRIOTS TUESDAY: New Faces Appear At Pats Practice, Brady Wears Old Helmet, Bolden Signs With Dolphins
PATRIOTS TUESDAY: New Faces Appear At Pats Practice, Brady Wears Old Helmet, Bolden Signs With Dolphins

Some new faces appearing at Patriots practice Tuesday, including wide receiver Chad Hansen, as the Pats begin to prepare for Sunday's season opener against the Houston Texans. Tom Brady was also spotted wearing his old helmet at practice Tuesday, after trying out the newer model during the preseason. Also Tuesday, the Miami Dolphins announcing the signing of Brandon Bolden, who'd been with New England since 2012.

Smithfield Girls Soccer Rallies To Beat Cranston West In Division I Opener
Smithfield Girls Soccer Rallies To Beat Cranston West In Division I Opener

Smithfield girls soccer scoring two goals late in the second half to rally past Cranston West, 2-1, in the Division I opener for both schools.

Lincoln Boys Soccer Blank Mount St. Charles In Season Opener
Lincoln Boys Soccer Blank Mount St. Charles In Season Opener

Freshman Tom Corcoran scoring in the second half to lift Lincoln boys soccer to a 1-0 win in its season opener over Mount St. Charles.

Hendricken Grad Michael King Leads RailRiders To Win Over PawSox In Season Finale At McCoy
Hendricken Grad Michael King Leads RailRiders To Win Over PawSox In Season Finale At McCoy

Rafael Devers continued his rehab assignment and recorded a second consecutive multi-hit game, but the playoff-bound Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders defeated the Pawtucket Red Sox, 5-1, in the season finale for the PawSox on Monday afternoon at McCoy Stadium.

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