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RIC squeaks by Bridgewater State 58-56

Senior guard Eric Alleyne scored a game-high 16 points, handed out six assists and corralled seven rebounds as the Rhode Island College men’s basketball team edged Bridgewater State, 58-56, in non-conference action played at The Murray Center on Tuesday evening.

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PC hockey shuts out Army 3-0

Led by a 22-save performance from junior goaltender Jon Gillies, the No. 20 Providence College men’s hockey team posted a shutout for the second consecutive game with a 3-0 non-conference win over Army on Tuesday night at Schneider Arena.

Center Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings (9) tries to smash a pass into net but New York goalie Al Rollins deflects puck, right rear, for no goal in first period of NHL game at New York's Madison Square Garden Feb. 24, 1960. Ranger John Hanna (6) helped in the defensive stand and Red Wing Murray Oliver (17) watches the action. Game ended 2-2 tie. (AP Photo)

Former Bruin Murray Oliver dead at 77

Murray Oliver, who died on Sunday, played for the Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs and Minnesota North Stars in a career that started in 1957 and ended in 1975.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, celebrates his touchdown pass to New England Patriots tight end Timothy Wright (81) in the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Pats seek to slow down fast-starting Packers

The New England Patriots are one of the NFL’s best teams in the first half, just not as good as the fast-starting Green Bay Packers when they’re at home.

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Salve Regina beats Coast Guard in OT

NEWPORT, R.I. – After squandering a double-digit first-half lead, Salve Regina University men’s basketball rallied from down four with under 30 seconds left in … More »

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Red Sox bring in Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez

Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they’re teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL East cellar.

Boston Celtics' Jared Sullinger, center, battles Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge, left, and Chris Kaman for a loose ball in the third quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. The Portland Trail Blazers won 94-88. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Celtics lose to Portland, drop second straight

LaMarcus Aldridge had 20 points and 14 rebounds, reserve Chris Kaman scored 16 points and the Trail Blazers extended their streak to seven games with a 94-88 victory over the Boston Celtics on Sunday night.

Providence’s LaDontae Henton (23) shoots over Notre Dame’s Pat Connaughton during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Uncasville, Conn., on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

Henton’s 38 points leads Friars past Notre Dame

LaDontae Henton scored a career-high 38 points and deflected a last-second shot by Notre Dame’s Pat Connaughton as Providence defeated the Irish 75-74 in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off Classic

New England Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones celebrates his goal during the second half of an MLS Eastern Conference Finals soccer match against the New York Red Bulls Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Harrison, N.J. The Revolution won the first leg of the finals, 2-1. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Revs beat Red Bulls in first leg of MLS East final

Jermaine Jones, who played for the United States at this past summer’s World Cup, finished a counter attack in the 85th minute with a tap-in and gave New England a 2-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls Sunday to put the Revolution within a draw of the MLS Cup final.

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Indiana St. holds off Brown 78-66

Khristian Smith scored 23 points and Devonte Brown added 21 and Indiana State held on against Brown 78-66 in the Las Vegas Invitational Tournament on Saturday.