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There was a shoe-shaped shadow above fall sports at URI, and last Friday, it finally dropped. Both the Atlantic 10 and CAA conferences made moves to, at the very least, postpone their seasons to next year, if not outright cancel them.

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Games against three Big East teams highlight what is shaping up to be a challenging 2020-21 season for the URI men’s basketball team.

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Her final athletic season in her high school career was cut short, but Faith Hutchins isn’t done re-writing the state record books quite yet. Even after her final basketball season with the Rebels ended prematurely due to the coronavirus, Hutchins picked up the prestigious Gatorade Player of…

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The local sports community suffered a sudden tragedy over the weekend, with the unexpected passing of North Kingstown athletic director Richard ‘Dick’ Fossa. Tributes quickly poured out in support of a man who dedicated his entire adult life to youth athletics.

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There’s only so much jogging, hiking and canoing a person can do. Rhode Islanders have flocked to the state’s trails and streets to get their fill of exercise and sports during this worldwide pandemic. Even with a generous allotment of exercise time, that still leaves you with a lot of free …

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Kingston -- Figuring out the URI  basketball roster looks a little bit like a math problem that students are doing while distance learning during the COVID-19 crisis.

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‘Go outside and get some fresh air’ is a directive that every parent has given to their child at some point. For me growing up, it was repeatedly issued while I was sitting on the family computer playing Oregon Trail. Now, in the times of the coronavirus and self-isolation, staying indoors a…

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KINGSTON – The No. 3 Dayton Flyers dominated the URI men’s basketball team on Wednesday night. The lopsidedness of the Atlantic 10 meeting can’t be better illustrated then by consecutive plays in the second half: first, player of the year candidate Obi Toppin threw down a vicious windmill du…

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Colby Corson hit the shot of the year on Monday night. With his Narragansett Mariners trailing Pilgrim by three points, Corson rebounded a missed free throw and somehow connected on a one-handed full-court heave to tie the game. The Mariners would go on to win in OT, 83-78. Corson had 31 poi…