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Report: Patriots signing RB Jeremy Hill

The Patriots have reportedly added another running back to their backfield. According to ESPN's Field Yates , New England is signing former Bengal Jeremy Hill. He was reportedly in Foxboro for a visit Friday. The 25-year-old has spent his first four years in the league with the Bengals. Hill is a... Read More
Adrian Clayborn

Patriots reportedly reach agreement with DE Adrian Clayborn

The Patriots have found some pass-rushing help. According to multiple reports, New England has reached an agreement with free agent defensive end Adrian Clayborn. Clayborn was reportedly in Foxboro for a visit Thursday night, and apparently it went well. The 6-foot-3, 281-pounder turns 30 in July... Read More

Friars fall to Aggies in first-round of NCAA tournament

By John Rooke You knew it was coming. Like so many Nor’easters that can cause havoc at home through the winter, you just know it’s coming and there’s little you can do about it. Providence knew they were up against it against Texas A&M with the Aggies’ size and strength inside Friday in... Read More

Friars try to 'block out' the noise, Aggies

By John Rooke The mission, and message, is very simple for the Providence Friars Friday in Charlotte, NC. It’s been taped on their lockers, on the walls, on the bus, in their equipment bags, on the TV sets in their rooms – and even on the backsides of some of the players. “Block out.” “When we woke... Read More

Friars arrive in North Carolina, prepping for Aggies

By John Rooke Leaving the snow, ice and frigid temps from the latest Nor’easter behind them at home, the Providence Friars flew south Wednesday to Charlotte, NC to begin preparations for their NCAA 1st round game with Texas A&M. But while they were greeted by only slightly warmer temperatures... Read More

Friars, Rams in seed battles for NCAA tournament

By John Rooke Stop agonizing over your NCAA brackets. It’s really very simple. 16-seeded teams are 0-for-forever against #1 teams. And while there may be some sentiment to take a shot with a team like Ivy champ Penn (high marks for offensive efficiency) in the role of David against Kansas’ Goliath... Read More

Friars preparing to face Aggies in NCAA tournament

Providence’s first-round NCAA opponent Friday in Charlotte, NC – Texas A&M – has a long-standing tradition of pride, pomp and plenty of circumstance within Texas borders. But are they any good at basketball? But what exactly is an “Aggie?” And what does the “A&M” stand for, anyway? Let’s... Read More

Friars, Rams earn NCAA tournament bids

By John Rooke For a second straight season, two of Rhode Island’s four Division I men’s basketball programs have earned invitations to the NCAA Basketball Tournament, aka “The Big Dance.” This year, however, they’ll both be going stag – without any friends from New England tagging along. Providence... Read More

Providence falls to Villanova in Big East championship

By John Rooke The finish line was right there. But as it sometimes happens in the auto racing world, your car can run out of gas before you get there. Providence played into a 3rd overtime for a 3rd straight night in the 2018 Big East Tournament – the first time in the 39-year history of the league... Read More

Providence stuns Xavier to advance to Big East championship game

By John Rooke Hope you didn’t turn that one off early. If you did, you might have missed one for the ages. Big East regular season champ and top-seed Xavier flexed its sizeable muscle early and often against the Providence Friars Friday at Madison Square Garden in New York. But one thing they... Read More