Thinking out loud

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February 16, 2018 - 10:04 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering whatever happened to Coach Norman Dale? Talk about your highs and your lows. What a week for the Providence Friars, after taking a beatdown at the hands of DePaul (DePaul?) at home no less, then turning around three days later to beat 3rd ranked...
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January 20, 2018 - 11:03 am
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering if parenting skills have really diminished over time, or are our kids just stupider? Tom Brady’s hand, or Handgate? That’s the Number One story in the country this week, outside of New England? Is this what outside media and fans really think about...
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January 13, 2018 - 9:45 am
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering if RI’s reputation for being the “I know a guy” state is such a good thing? Well, at least it sounded good on paper. Fox Sports 1 did a little trailblazing last night, putting live microphones on Providence’s Ed Cooley and DePaul’s Dave Leitao for THE...
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December 29, 2017 - 8:04 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering how many New Years’ promises I’ll be able to keep? This year I promise to…broaden my horizons while watching sports on TV. Since I have split-screen capability at home, I will now watch two games at once. At all times. Having your health is really a...
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December 23, 2017 - 10:20 am
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering if a Weenie Whistle will ever appear in my stocking? Wait a minute. Dunkin Donuts is selling beer? That would certainly bring new meaning to the sentiment “every day is Christmas day.” Truth – DD released a specialty dark beer, brewed with their dark...
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December 15, 2017 - 3:16 pm
By John Rooke Thinking out loud…while wondering what’s next for New York’s Sports Pope, Mike Francesa? It has been semester exam week at many colleges and universities in New England, which means a slower-than-usual event schedule. But it ain’t exactly quiet on the home front, if you know what I...
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