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Providence College Friars Men's Basketball and URI Rams Men's Basketball will both have a home on Cox's YurView (channels 4 and 1004) for the 2018-2019 season. The Friars, fresh off a 21-14 season and 5th consecutive NCAA tournament appearance, will...
Ben Bentil passed through American basketball fans' orbits for just a few seasons, including two stellar campaigns as a Providence Friar, but he left an indelible mark. Now the Ghanaian forward has been honored with a song, "Ball Like...
Fresh off their fifth straight NCAA Tournament appearance, Providence College head coach Ed Cooley sits down with basketball analyst Adam Finkelstein. Cooley gives his insights on why the Big East is better than ever, how family is more than...
For anybody following the NCAA Tournament, Coach Bob Walsh has been a steady source of candid and intelligent comments on Twitter. In a time of year when commenters and columnists go crazy, the former Maine head coach is a...
For many Providence fans, this might feel like deja vu. The Friars were playing in the Big East Tournament with NCAA hopes. They were starting in a tough 4/5 game followed by an even more vital semifinals matchup. The Friars...
Along with David Duke, AJ Reeves highlights an incoming Friars' class that is sure to electrify Providence next season. In AJ Reeves, Providence College is getting a guy with an advanced offensive arsenal. He’s a scorer first and foremost. His...
David Duke is the closest thing Providence fans are going to see to Kris Dunn in quite some time. Of all the guys in New England, Duke has as much upside as anyone. He is a big lead guard. He’s...
It’s a sink or swim time for Providence, and they seemed interested in doing a little of both as they slid back and forth across the Dunkin Donuts Center on Wednesday night. The fans were looking for a redemption game...
This may come as no surprise to anyone who’s ever seen the second bedroom in my apartment, but I love video games. If you haven’t seen my second bedroom, let me describe it: over 200 physical video games are...
As the calendar creeps into late February, fans are very carefully observing every move the Providence Friars make. Every win or loss will dictate their fate in a few Sundays, and fans are keen on knowing exactly how that...
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Mike Tamburro Will Miss Lou Schwechheimer’s Magic

In PawSox circles, they were regarded as the Holy Trinity. At the top was a businessman named Ben Mondor, a no-nonsense owner who breathed fresh...
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Gladwell’s 10,000 Hour Rule: Can Practice Truly Make Perfect In Sports?

If you’re a consistent listener of The Upside Podcast, then you’ve probably noticed that I often ask guests, especially college coaches, about their favorite...
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Aaliyah Moore Leads the Lady Lions

Aaliyah Moore from Moore High School talks about her basketball heritage, playing EYBL ball, competing in Chile as a member of the 2019 USA...