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A Little Something For The Ladies

The October issue of GQ came out with a new list of “The 20 Worst Sports Franchises of All Time” and look who comes in at Number 8 — the Providence Steamrollers. In the late 1940s, the Steamrollers, billed as “The Fleetest, Fastest-Breaking Team” in pro basketball, promised fans “a Ding Dong Battle” on the

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Get Some Balls

Sign up your team for the Providence Downcity Bocce League! It’s a great way to be moderately active outdoors and enjoy a few beers with pals. PDBL’s season runs from June through September, with weekly matches starting at 5:30 or 6:30pm. Games take place on the bocce court at the corner of Westminster and Union Street,

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Monday! Monday! Monday! VeloSprints is Back on Monday!

Hey, everyone! I hope you had a good week off from the 2010 RI VeloSprints Winter Series! We’re back tomorrow (Monday) at McFadden’s! Music starts at 6:00 and open-class sprints begin at 6:30. Intra-category match-ups start at 7:30-ish and Grudge Races will begin when those are done. The next issue of our e-newsletter has been

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Announcing The RI VeloSprints Winter Series 2010

Winter blues got you snowed under?  Just think — this is only the beginning. We have a cure for those winter blues.  Announcing, the RI VeloSprints Winter Series! RI VeloSprints is Rhode Island’s winter series for cyclists, spinners, commuters and hipsters frustrated by Mother Nature’s cold shoulder! RI VeloSprints is 500 meters of full out sprinting

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Xpose Takes You To The Point Of No Return (Ah Ah Ah)

[youtube]GYGfSWHDdZs[/youtube] Tonight at 8, CoxSports is premiering Xposé, an eight-part documentary series focusing on a variety of people that could probably all beat me up should they ever feel like it.  Each episode focuses on a different local group: the Providence Roller Derby, the Newport Gulls baseball team, mixed martial artists, URI football coach Darren

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It’s not like there’s nothing else on

Tina Fey on ’30 Rock’ will do just fine. Television dollars are slowly destroying professional baseball, why should football be any different?  First of all, these night games run too late for working stiffs and kids to watch anyway, and now this NFL Network once again fails to see that the Patriots’ market is/was more

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Futbol!! English for Action’s soccer cup this Sat.

By Adam Siegel Shhh….don’t tell Gov. Carcieri but: La copa de futbol de Ingles en Accion es este sabado, 10 de mayo. The all-day festival starts at 9am, and features 10 soccer teams playing for the cup, food and art from more than 10 different countries, the What Cheer? Brigade and other musical acts, kids’

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