Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday night.
The North Kingstown Skippers lost the first set to East Providence, but then swept the next three to beat the Townies 3 to 1. NK remains unbeaten while EP drops to 5 and 2.
Brown opened a 9-2 lead at the half and held off a late Bryant challenge to earn a 13-11 win over the Bulldogs in a non-league game at Stevenson Field, capturing the Ocean State Cup for the second straight season in the battle of Rhode Island lacrosse supremacy.
The Rochester Red Wings sent 12 batters to the plate and scored six runs in the seventh inning to make up a 5-1 deficit en route to a 7-5 win over the Pawtucket Red Sox Tuesday night in front of 3,070 fans at McCoy Stadium in the opener of a four-game series.
American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured. Keflezighi is a former New York City Marathon champion and Olympic medalist. He ran the 26.2 miles from Hopkinton to the finish on Boylston Street in Boston's Back Bay on Monday in 2 hours, 8 minutes, 37 seconds.
The Baltimore Orioles scored six runs off Clay Buchholz in the third inning then held on to spoil Boston's Patriots' Day morning game a year after the Boston Marathon bombings with a 7-6 win over the Red Sox on Monday.
Pawtucket scored the tying and winning runs on a crazy wild pitch in the sixth inning and three relievers held the lead with four scoreless innings as the PawSox defeated the Buffalo Bisons, 4–3, Monday night. Shane Victorino (1–for–4) and Will Middlebrooks (0–for–3, 2 strikeouts) each played a portion of the contest for Pawtucket as part of a MLB injury rehab assignment.
Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period and the Boston Bruins evened their playoff series with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the Game 2 on Sunday.
Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough's throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night.
Rhode Island (7-27, 3-10) rallied back from a 6-2 deficit, scoring four runs in the seventh to even the game at 6-6 and set up Pat Quinn's game-winning blast in the bottom of the ninth. It marked the Rams' third walk-off win of the season as URI also rallied back to beat Marshall and Sacred Heart in the bottom of the ninth.
Sophomore Noah Shulman (Merrick, N.Y.) collected three hits on the day, but the Brown baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader to Dartmouth, 7-0 and 3-2, on Sunday to split the weekend series at Murray Stadium.
Dean Anna drew a bases-loaded walk on a full-count pitch with two outs and Carlos Beltran followed with a two-run single during a four-run 12th inning as the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1 on Sunday.
The LaSalle Rams held off North Kingstown to win the Division I Championship, 62 to 53 at PC's
Alumni Hall. Keon Wilson and Mike McCourt each scored 14.
Chris Corin scoring 21 points, including a basket late, to help North Providence beat Barrington, 55-51, for the Division II title.
Juanita Sanchez, powered by Miguel Prieto's 31 points, cruising past Mt. Hope, 82-66, to win the Division III crown.
Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera's suicide squeeze, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Saturday.
Christian Vazquez's 9th-inning RBI single gave Pawtucket a 1-0 victory in game one, but Matt Tuiasosopo's two-run home run in the sixth provided the difference in Buffalo's 3-2 win in the nightcap as the PawSox and Bisons split a twin bill on Saturday afternoon in front of 4,213 fans at McCoy Stadium.
The URI football team finishing up its spring program Saturday with the annual Blue-White game. On the defensive side of the ball, Donovan Walker was one of the many Rams to impress, taking back an interception for a touchdown. On offense, redshirt freshman Luke Casey had two rushing touchdowns and another in the air. He went 9-for-13 for 81 yards passing.
Boston forward Milan Lucic has been fined $5,000 for spearing Detroit defenseman Danny DeKeyser during their opening playoff game. Lucic was fined by the NHL on Saturday for spearing DeKeyser in the second period of the Red Wings' 1-0 victory Friday night. No penalty was called on the play. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth stopped Juan Luis Anangono's penalty kick in the first minute of stoppage time Saturday to preserve a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire, who matched a Major League Soccer record with their sixth straight tie.
Ryan Hanigan homered twice and had six RBIs, and Chris Archer continued his dominance over the Yankees as the Tampa Bay Rays routed New York 16-1 on Saturday night.
Pawtucket jumped out to a 7-0 lead after 3 ½ innings then saw Rochester score six unanswered runs, but the PawSox held on for a 7-6 win over the Red Wings Wednesday afternoon in a game played with wind chills in the high 20s at Frontier Field.
The Providence Bruins defeated the Manchester Monarchs by a final score of 2-1 tonight to clinch a playoff berth in this year's Calder Cup playoffs. Matt Fraser scored for the P-Bruins while Niklas Svedberg made 16 saves.
The Buffalo Bisons sent ten batters to the plate and scored five times in the top of the eighth to earn a come-from-behind 7-3 victory over the Pawtucket Red Sox Friday night in the opener of a four-game series before 1,650 fans at chilly McCoy Stadium.
Those running the Boston Marathon Monday will have the victims and families of last year's bombings in mind and heart. One of those many runners is Alex Sowa, who'll be running for the charity Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. ABC6 Sports Director Ken Bell has the story.
Reports saying Red Sox outfielder Shane Victorino will rehab with the PawSox this weekend on his way back to Boston. He will reportedly play Saturday in the home doubleheader at McCoy Stadium.
Heiker Meneses's two-out RBI single in the 11th inning gave Pawtucket a 2-1 victory in game one, but Yohan Pino tossed a two-hit shutout during a 2-0 win in the nightcap as the PawSox and Rochester Red Wings split a twin bill on Thursday afternoon at Frontier Field.
The East Greenwich boys lacrosse team hanging on Thursday to beat Cumberland, 8-6. Brendan Jordan had five goals for the Avengers in the win.
The defending state champions from Coventry handing Mount St. Charles its first loss of the season in boys volleyball Thursday, three sets to one.
Multiple reports Thursday saying URI associate men's basketball coach Preston Murphy will leave the Rams to work for Boston College. The Eagles are now under the guidance of the recently hired Jim Christian, a former URI player himself.
Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the White Sox 6-4 in a game that lasted 5 hours and 17 minutes Wednesday night.
The defending state champion LaSalle Rams defeated the Hendricken Hawks 16 to 7 on a cold night for lacrosse in Providence.
East Providence pulled out the brooms on Cranston East, the Townies sweeping the Thunderbolts 3-0 in volleyball on Tuesday night.
The LaSalle girls defeated Cumberland 16 to 4 in lacrosse.
The Tolman boys pulled out the brooms on Classical in volleyball.
The Boston Bruins announced today, April 13, their preliminary game,
practice and media availability schedule for the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff series against
the Detroit Red Wings.
The Providence Bruins fell to the Manchester Monarchs today at the Dunkin' Donuts Center by a final score of 3-2 . The P-Bruins got goals from Alexander Fallstrom and Nick Johnson, while Malcolm Subban made 17 saves.
Pawtucket rallied for two runs in the top of the twelfth and six hurlers combined on a 12-inning three-hitter as the PawSox defeated the Buffalo Bisons, 7-5, in a four-hour marathon Sunday afternoon at Coca-Cola Field to salvage a split in the four-game series.
Sophomore right-hander Kyle Wilcox (Sandy Hook, Conn.) struck out a career-high nine batters but Central Connecticut scored three unearned runs to hand the Bryant University baseball team a 3-1 defeat on Sunday afternoon at Conaty Park.
An eight-run first inning helping Warwick Vets knock off Toll Gate in high school baseball, 8-6. Scituate coming back from an 8-0 deficit to beat Central, 9-8.
Providence College Track & Field hosting its first home meet at the new Ray Treacy track. Stony Brook and Bryant also participating in the first ever Friar Invitational.
Buffalo starting pitcher Liam Hendriks retired 17 of the 18 batters he faced in a dominant outing and the Bisons held off a late rally to beat the Pawtucket Red Sox, 3-2, Saturday afternoon at Coca-Cola Field to win their second straight in the four-game series.
The University of Rhode Island held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Ryan Family Student-Athlete Center (RFSAC) on Friday, April 11 inside the new facility.
The ribbon cutting ceremony included Tom and Cathy Ryan, lead donors for for the critically important project. The Ryan's, along with close to 200 donors, contributed over $2.5 million dollars for the facility.
Providence College dedicating the new Ray Treacy Track on Friday night. The new facility is named after the long time coach at PC. The Friars will host their first ever home meet on Saturday.
The Providence Bruins defeated the Norfolk Admirals tonight in overtime by a final score of 2-1. The P-Bruins received goals from Chris Casto and Zach Trotman. Malcolm Subban made 23 saves.
When Portsmouth's Daniel Kehew decided to go to Salve Regina University, he thought his chances of being a baseball player were good. But it's his football talent that's been noticed recently, and now, the offensive lineman is getting closer to making an NFL dream a reality. ABC6 sports reporter Nick Coit has more.
The North Kingstown boys volleyball team beating defending State Champion Coventry, three sets to one, on Thursday.
The Tolman boys volleyball team beating Shea, three sets to one, in Division II action Wednesday. The Tigers bouncing back from dropping the first set.
Starter Danny Rosenbaum tossed 6.2 shutout innings and centerfielder Steven Souza drove home five runs as the Syracuse Chiefs shut out the Pawtucket Red Sox, 7-0, Wednesday afternoon in front of 3,025 fans at McCoy Stadium to avoid being swept in the three-game series.
South Kingstown upset 3-time state champion East Greenwich, 8 to 5 in boys lacrosse. The Rebels hand the Avengers their first loss in more than two years.
Mt. St. Charles remained unbeaten in boys volleyball after beating Cranston East, 3 to 1.
The North Providence Cougars made history on Monday night. The Cougars played their first ever lacrosse game, hosting Warwick Vets.
The Cougars played well, tying the game with under five minutes to play. The Hurricanes broke the tie on a goal by Ryan Locke with just over six minutes left in the game. Vets wins, 6 to 5.
Cameron Rupp's two-run home run in the sixth completed a comeback from an early 3-0 deficit and the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs held on to defeat the Pawtucket Red Sox, 5-4, Sunday afternoon in front of 3,073 fans at McCoy Stadium to salvage a split in the season-opening four-game series.
Some of the top high school basketball players in the area with a chance to show off their skills at Juanita Sanchez in Providence. RI Affiliated and Hoop Elite hosting a Northeast Showcase, also giving players a chance to receive valuable instruction.
Rhode Island (6-20, 2-5) first got on the board in the bottom of the third when Jonathan Nazarko worked an 0-2 count full and then drove a ball through the left side for a leadoff single. Nazarko then stole second and advanced to third on a sacrifice bunt by RJ Warnock before crossing the plate on a sac-fly by Tim Caputo.