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  • Sports | Sep.16, 2010

    The Dope Sheet

    The Dope Sheet. The newest feature of The Cowl’s Sports Section is the present column, The Dope Sheet. This weekly piece is a digest of sports news from the Providence College world. In addition to providing news and notes on current and former Friars, The Dope Sheet also reports on key sporting events, praiseworthy achievements, and various other items which are of practical use to the Friar fan.

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  • Sports | Sep.16, 2010

    PCI

    The Big East athletic directors opted recently to keep the double bye format for the men’s basketball tournament. Yay or Nay?

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  • Sports | Sep.16, 2010

    The Sports Boss

    The World Trade Center buildings were gone. A plane had crashed in rural Pennsylvania. Another struck the Pentagon. All commercial flights were grounded. A cloud of uncertainty was covering the Free World.

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  • Sports | Sep.16, 2010

    Volleyball Team Sweeps Friar Classic

    After a 1-8 start of the season, the Women’s volleyball team made a comeback last weekend winning the Friar Classic Tournament championship. Providence swept St. Francis on Friday, Sept. 10, and then Coppin State in the morning match on Saturday, Sept. 11 with scores of 25-21, 25-19, and 25-14. Their next game was against Fairleigh Dickinson, which they swept with scores of 25-18, 25-19, and 25-22.

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  • Sports | Sep.16, 2010

    Winning Week Lifts Providence to 6-1

    Living in Suites Hall means two things. First, long walks to Harkins, Ray, Phillips Memorial Library and Slavin. Second, a view of Providence College’s pitch. For those of you who are new to the soccer lingo, a pitch, a term more commonly used in baseball or softball, is also a soccer field. This means close access to Glay Field, the home of the Men’s and Women’s Soccer Teams. If you have not been to a game yet, or have not seen any action on the pitch since this summer’s World Cup, there is no better time than the present to begin following the Women’s Soccer Team. Big East play begins on Friday, Sept. 17, against the Huskies in Storrs, Conn.

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  • Sports | Sep.09, 2010

    Despite Hot Climate, World Cup Lacks Sparks

    Ah, that beautiful time of the year: the sun comes out, the pools start to open, and every four years, the nations come together for the greatest sporting event in the world. It truly is a great spectacle. This year’s host, South Africa, put forth every ounce of effort they could to produce the greatest World Cup possible. I can’t say it was the best ever, but it sure was the best World Cup in Africa…I know, it was the first held on the continent, but still, they deserve some credit.

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  • Sports | Sep.09, 2010

    A Freshman’s Guide to Providence College Sports

    Behind the statistics and the standings, the results and the rosters, the players and the coaches, there exists at Providence College a rich and sometimes mysterious tradition in sports and athletics. I do not profess to know all of the intricacies of this tradition, but I can offer three years’ worth of knowledge to the Class of 2014 in the form of this Freshman’s Guide to Providence College Athletics.

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  • Sports | Sep.09, 2010

    Dismal Season Shows Woods Has Lost Swagger

    After the heartbreaking and scandalous news surfaced at the end of 2009, many golf analysts, sportscasters, and the like debated whether or not Tiger Woods would be able to return to form in 2010. Each side came up with many valid points supporting their suppositions, but the truth is nobody had any idea what would happen this year. Now that the season is coming to a close, those of you who have followed Woods this year know the answer to this question.

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  • Sports | Sep.09, 2010

    Five On-Campus Games to Catch this Fall

    The fall sports season at Providence perennially provides a great number of on-campus games. This 2010 season especially, given the caliber of the squads competing, will be one to remember. Here, then for the freshman limited by the lack of a vehicle, the sophomore confined by the lack of funds, the junior stricken with an absence of motivation, or the senior moved with genuine school spirit, are five on-campus must-see games this season.

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  • Sports | Sep.08, 2010

    Sports Boss: A Fallen Friar Fan Leaves Inspiration for Us All

    Brendan Frail ’12 was never soft-spoken. He was never afraid to have a security guard talk to him during a sporting event at Providence. He enjoyed pushing the envelope. He was over the top and loud, but he was always motivated with a fiery passion for every Friar team.

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