PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — The Pawtucket Red Sox are going from “Play Ball” to “Bon Appetit.”
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the U.S. as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax revenue wherever they can find it.
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BOSTON (AP) — The overall number of confirmed COVID-19-related deaths since the start of the coronavirus pandemic climbed to 6,640 on Thursday as another 93 deaths were reported.
BOSTON (AP) — Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic.
PAWTUCKET — Saylor Costa was scheduled to be the lone senior on this spring’s St. Raphael softball team. In her estimation, such a distinction can be viewed as both a blessing and a curse.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres captain Jack Eichel kept his frustrations in check for the first 14 minutes of an end-of-season interview session with Buffalo-area reporters Thursday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University will reduce its number of varsity sports from 38 to 29 in a move designed to make the Bears more competitive in the Ivy League.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon canceled; race had been postponed from April to Sept. 14 because of coronavirus pandemic.
Since the NHL is planning to go straight to the playoffs, it's handing out a handful of trophies for the regular season cut short by the coronavirus pandemic.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Kobe Bryant, Kevin Garnett, Tim Duncan and five others will be delayed until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
BOSTON (AP) — Patriots cornerback Jason McCourty has experienced lots of change during his 11-year NFL career.
Financially challenged schools considering cutting sports in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic are making difficult decisions of who gets to keep playing and who doesn't.
The NHL's regular season is over and the chase for the Stanley Cup is on if hockey returns this summer.
BOSTON (AP) — It’s 3 o’clock, about the time they'd be getting ready for the seventh-inning stretch at an afternoon Red Sox game. Josh Kantor settles onto the bench of the Yamaha Electone organ in his living room and clicks on his wife's iPhone to begin another show.
A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit.
PROVIDENCE – Steve Mazzone, a mainstay for Ocean State Running and former sports writer for the Woonsocket Call and Pawtucket Times, billed it beforehand as “an epic battle.”
ATLANTA (AP) — Two of the biggest names from the PGA Tour and the NFL proved to be must-see TV.
Tom Brady delivered the shot of the match that made it easy to forget the rest of his swings. Tiger Woods didn't miss a fairway and earned a small measure of revenge against Phil Mickelson.
LINCOLN – Most senior student-athletes claimed to be bitterly disappointed and frustrated, even despondent, when informed their final spring sports campaigns would be canceled amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop in New England says not even a Hail Mary is going to help Tom Brady win a seventh Super Bowl championship now that he's with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
“Full House” star Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, pleaded guilty Friday to paying half a million dollars to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as part of a college admissions bribery scheme, but a judge has not decided whethe…
BOSTON (AP) — Lori Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli plead guilty in college admissions scam; judge weighing whether to allow or reject.
A much-needed baseball fix was provided by the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce on Thursday with select ballplayers and front office members from the 2013 World Series-winning Boston Red Sox huddling up for an hour-long Zoom call.
BOSTON (AP) — Celtics forward Grant Williams is accustomed to having roommates.
“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin has agreed to serve two months behind bars and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, has agreed to serve five months as part of a deal to plead guilty to cheating the college admissions process, according to court papers filed Thursday.
Tom Brady's journey to each of his nine Super Bowls with the New England Patriots will be the subject of an ESPN series released next year.
BOSTON (AP) — Court papers show Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will plead guilty in college admissions bribery case.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nelson Cruz of the Minnesota Twins, Kevin Love of the Cleveland Cavaliers, and brothers Devin and Jason McCourty of the New England Patriots are among the nominees for the Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots on Wednesday signed second-round draft pick Kyle Dugger, a defensive back and punt returner from Lenoir-Rhyne.
In the latest episode of Ocean State Sidelines, sports writer Brendan McGair catches up with Bryant University men's basketball head coach Jared Grasso. Highlights include recruiting during the pandemic, to his incoming recruiting class, to keeping in touch with the current players, to Grass…
CUMBERLAND — When Shakira DePina first arrived at Cumberland High for her senior year om September, her plans were set in stone.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady isn't letting the coronavirus pandemic — or NFL rules against players working out at team facilities — keep him from preparing for a new season with his new Tampa Bay team.
PAWTUCKET – Erika Paiva graduated from St. Raphael in 2000, having earned varsity letters in four sports. A few years ago, she returned to her alma mater as a physical education teacher.
A woman who was locked up for five months in a Spanish prison after her arrest in the college admissions bribery scheme won’t spend any more time behind bars, a judge ruled Monday.
HOUSTON (AP) — A 5-year-old boy and a woman drowned in the backyard pool of former Los Angeles Dodgers player Carl Crawford's Houston home, according to reports.
CUMBERLAND – Like her Cumberland softball teammates, senior catcher Caitlyn Oliveira was more than distraught when she learned her spring season had been canceled, all due to the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting national quarantine.
PAWTUCKET — If there’s a problem in his district, State Rep. Raymond H. Johnston Jr.’s job as a legislator is to react accordingly.
The Patriots have signed tight end Dalton Keene, leaving only one member of their 2020 draft class unsigned.
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More than 40 top-level professional tennis tournaments are off the sport's 2020 calendar because of the coronavirus pandemic as of Friday, when the men's and women's tours extended their breaks and the sport's Hall of Fame canceled its induction ceremony.
Bob Watson, an All-Star slugger who became the first black general manager to win a World Series with the New York Yankees in 1996, has died. He was 74.
LINCOLN — Given the way Lincoln High’s boys’ volleyball campaign closed last June 9, there was little wonder why Chris Lezon had been so energized by the prospect of beginning a new season in mid-March.
Mitchell Walinski left the Air Force Academy after not logging a single shift for the Division I Falcons. Usually when developments like that occur, the consensus would be that a lack of ice time was the impetus behind the Lincoln native seeking a fresh start to his college hockey career.
PAWTUCKET — It’s beyond comprehension, the time and effort Cam Wilson put in to ensuring a successful senior spring campaign not only for him but also his St. Raphael Academy baseball squad.
BOSTON (AP) — For wide receiver Marqise Lee, signing with the Patriots this offseason wasn’t about New England’s championship history.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Theresa Feaster of Providence is the first woman on the coaching staff for the U.S. national junior team as video coach, a move announced Wednesday by USA Hockey.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts signed cornerback Isaiah Rodgers to a four-year contract Wednesday, making him the second draft pick to reach a deal in two days.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — John McCarthy, who won an NBA title with 1964 Boston Celtics and helped the Canisius Golden Griffins to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances in the 1950s, has died. He was 86.