August 20, 2019

Posts from "Sports"

  • Sports | Apr.29, 2010

    Friar Senior Athletes Bid Farewell to Providence

    Four years of practice. Four years of games. Four years of memories. Four years at Providence College. As the final chapter in the story of the Class of 2010 draws to a close, 20 senior athletes reflect on their time on Smith Hill, their greatest moments, and what they will take with them from Providence.

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  • Sports | Apr.29, 2010

    Stop the Changes: NCAA Tourney to Expand to 68

    My late grandfather would often tell me how much he could not stand Connecticut Basketball Coach Jim Calhoun. He would tell me, “He is a bad man, Danny.” Whether this hostility came from his love of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish or personal reasons, I was not sure. Despite the shots thrown at Coach Calhoun over the years, one thing is for certain: He knows his college basketball. He thought that tournament runs by Cornell, Northern Iowa, Xavier, and national runner-up Butler were enough to close the case on an expansion to 96 teams.

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  • Sports | Apr.29, 2010

    Poor Weather and Shaky Play Plague Providence

    The Softball Team traveled to Boston University on Wednesday, April 28, to play a doubleheader against the Terriers. Neither game was played because of poor weather conditions, and due to lack of time, the games will not be rescheduled.

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  • Sports | Apr.29, 2010

    Friars Put up Five Goals Against No. 1/1 Orange

    The Lacrosse Team (0-12, 0-4 Big East) seeks its first win of the season this Saturday, May 1, at 2:00 p.m., against No. 9/9 Villanova at the Friar Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex.

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  • Sports | Apr.29, 2010

    Clausen Picked in 2nd Round

    Jimmy Clausen’s 2010 NFL draft did not go according to plan. He was supposed to be a first round draft pick. He was supposed to be answering questions from Erin Andrews about his new team while donning their draft hat. He was supposed to be letting go of his days at Notre Dame.

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  • Sports | Apr.29, 2010

    Providence Takes Penn Relays by Storm

    The Men’s and Women’s Track Teams are ready; Head Coach Ray Treacy knows it, the athletes themselves know it, and their audiences during the last two meets in California and Philadelphia know it. Not in Coach Treacy’s 26 years at the Friar helm has he brought a larger contingency to the Big East Championship meet, a race that will mark the Friars’ third straight weekend heading into action against the nation’s top competition.

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  • Sports | Apr.29, 2010

    PCI

    The sports staff discusses which team had the best draft last week.

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  • Sports | Apr.22, 2010

    Tennis Wraps up Season

    The Tennis Team concluded its season over the weekend with three losses against Big East foes Villanova, Seton Hall, and Pittsburgh.

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  • Sports | Apr.22, 2010

    The King Speaks: Hank Aaron on Today’s MLB

    The observer of American sports—whether he is a seasoned sportswriter or a novice fan—will undoubtedly agree that when Hank Aaron speaks, people listen. It was no surprise, then, that Baseball’s Homerun King-turned-diagnostician of modern-day baseball’s ills made headlines last week following an interview with the Associated Press.

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  • Sports | Apr.22, 2010

    PCI

    Sports Staff writers discuss which is better the NBA or the NHL playoffs.

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