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Turnovers are a big reason why the University of Rhode Island Men’s Basketball team entered Wednesday night with a .500 record. The issue persisted in Amherst, with their 80-78 overtime loss against longtime rival the University of Massachusetts. Rhody coughed up the ball 20 times, making it 98 turnovers in...
Fatts Russell has been asked to be a leader since day one of the David Cox-era in Kingston, and Sunday was just the latest example of the point guard fulfilling his responsibilities.  Russell led the Rams in points, assists, steals, free throws and tied for the team-lead in rebounds with...
Even though Division I sports at the University of Rhode Island only started eight days ago, the back pages of The Good Five-Cent Cigar have been covering sports and sport organizations from every angle for the last 13 weeks.  As of Dec. 3, we will have published 59 stories over...
Fatts Russell makes a shot against UMass during a game last season. Photo by James McIntosh.  After eight and a half months that has seemed like eight and a half years, the University of Rhode Island Men’s Basketball team is finally back.  Their season will tip off next Wednesday, Nov. 25...
A-10 Commissioner Bernadette McGlade discusses plans for upcoming basketball season amid COVID-19 concerns. Photo by Siobhan Richards. Nearly two months later than usual, there’s an official plan for the 2020-21 Atlantic 10 men’s basketball season.  Media Week for the A-10 brought a host of announcements involving the University of Rhode Island...
The women’s basketball team shoots to do better than ever. Photo from GoRhody. Year two for any coaching staff is usually the year a small, but not a massive, leap happens before a team makes its ascent to lofty heights. If that is the case, then the University of Rhode...
At long last, Meade Stadium will welcome back football in the spring. Photo by James McIntosh. It’s unknown at this point if the Meade Stadium bleachers will be filled this spring, but at least the field will be. The University of Rhode Island Football team announced Tuesday in a press release...
Even without games happening, the University of Rhode Island needs its outdoor facilities in tip-top shape before the action resumes.  The person in charge of that is Brian Boesch, the manager of turf and grass athletic grounds at the University who runs the day-to-day operations of the athletic grounds division....
At least, that is what it seems like. Meade Stadium sat still last Saturday afternoon on what was the perfect October day in New England. The University of Rhode Island Soccer Complex didn’t need its lights flicked upwards for the nightcap, and Sunday afternoon saw no grass chunks turn...
Soccer player and URI alum Stavros Zarokostas now plays in the United Soccer League Championship. Photo from Rhode Island Central. Charleston, South Carolina is not much different from Kingston, Rhode Island. Both locations are close to the Atlantic Ocean, and both places are used to seeing Stavros Zarokostas score goals.  The...