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The no. 12 University of Rhode Island men’s ice hockey team captured two home victories against No. 18 University of Buffalo this weekend, 3-1 and 5-1, toppling the previously undefeated Bulls. The Rams improved to 7-1 on the season and remain four points ahead of Stony Brook University in the...
The University of Rhode Island football team found themselves in the game until the final play against Brown on Saturday, but turnovers and no rushing attack prevented them from reclaiming the Governor’s Cup on a rain-soaked day in Kingston. The Rams dropped to 0-5 on the season and have lost...
Just a month away from the start of the season, the University of Rhode Island men’s basketball team looks ready to improve upon last year’s 14-win season. The big story this year for the Rams is seeing how last year’s talented freshmen class will continue to improve.   Last year sophomore...
The University of Rhode Island women’s swimming and diving team took seventh at the Atlantic 10 Championship last season and saw a slew of players set varsity and conference records, many of whom are coming back. The Rams scored higher than they ever had at the meet, and the swimmers...

Why is Layton back?

Sub-par records and a lack of playoff appearances are usually enough for head coaches at a professional level to be terminated. The University of Rhode Island is no stranger to this concept. Women’s basketball head coach Cathy Inglese did not have her contract renewed and football head coach Joe Trainer...
The University of Rhode Island women’s ice hockey team decided against renewing the contract of head coach Beth McCann at the conclusion of the spring semester, ending her 15-year era at the school. URI club sports coordinator Chris Daigle said that the team met to do their yearly coaches evaluations...
The University of Rhode Island women’s basketball team ended their 2013-14 campaign on a dismal note with some uncertainty about their future. The Rams lost 11 of their last 12 regular season games and exited the Atlantic 10 Tournament in the first round after a 61-53 loss to Duquesne. Their...
When University of Rhode Island baseball head coach Jim Foster had one remaining roster spot for his team’s 2014 campaign, he knew whom to call. Senior Jonathan Nazarko, 22, of East Lyme, Conn., had just finished his second season as a walk-on for men’s basketball team when Foster called him up. Nazarko earned a spot on the...

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