University of Rhode Island alumna Patty Butler completed a run to remember, from California to Maryland, this past summer to raise money for cancer research. “It’s just a totally different experience that not a lot of people can say that they’ve had,” Butler said. “It definitely makes me want to...
Jim Foster, the winningest coach in University of Rhode Island baseball history, resigned on July 17 to take an associate head coaching role with Boston College. URI Athletic Director Thorr Bjorn was quick to name his replacement.  It was announced the same day that one of Foster’s assistant coaches, Raphael...
Brindisi, Italy – After four years as one of the top performers on some of the University of Rhode Island’s most successful basketball teams, swingman Delroy James is now making a name for himself in Europe as well. Today, the 27-year-old alumnus is playing professionally for the Enel Basket Brindisi...
Former University of Rhode Island basketball player Alwayne Bigby was charged with first-degree murder for the death of a 33-year-old mother of four on April 12 in Toronto. Bigby, 23, earned his master’s degree in education at URI and played for the basketball team in the 2012-13 season.  The Toronto native averaged...
Bullying has turned into a very sensitive subject in recent years and here at the University of Rhode Island, it just became more sensitive than ever. Last week, NBC 10 released a report about URI softball head coach Erin Layton alleging she took part in the bullying of former and current players and staff which led...
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...
After four years as a player and four more as a coach it was officially announced Saturday Preston Murphy was heading up I-95 to join new head coach Jim Christian’s Boston College staff. Murphy was previously at Boston College where he was director of men’s basketball operations under former URI coach...
It has been a rough season for the University of Rhode Island baseball team. After three straight appearances in the Atlantic 10 Championship, the Rams currently sit 11th above only St. Bonaventure in the conference at 7-29 overall after losing 24 games all of last year. Last week they hosted conference foe...
The University of Rhode Island softball team was swept in a doubleheader against La Salle University on Friday, falling by scores of 6-2 and 8-2. The Rams extended their losing streak to six Tuesday when they dropped another decision at the hands of Boston University, 7-4. The skid began with a 2-1 loss...
The University of Rhode Island women’s track team finished third at the Yale Invitational this weekend, while the men’s squad took first place Tuesday afternoon at Holy Cross. The women’s third-place finish was out of 11 teams, with Dartmouth finishing in the top spot followed by Brown. The Rams had three top-place finishers on the day, starting with Kelly McCabe...

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