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Convention bureau in midst of winning season with sports bookings

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau is reporting a banner year for sports bookings in 2024, having already secured 14 events...

Cooley leaving PC to become head coach at Georgetown

PROVIDENCE – The Ed Cooley era is over at Providence College.  Cooley, who has been PC men’s basketball coach for 12 seasons, was named head...

Online betting begins in sports-crazed Massachusetts 

BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts sports fans raced to their cellphones Friday to begin placing bets as the state allowed online sports wagering just days...
PROVIDENCE COLLEGE, according to president Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard, said the success of the men's basketball team may have influenced more students to attend PC this year. Pictured from left are now former PC players Justin Minaya, Al Durham, Noah Horchler and Nate Watson after defeating the University of Richmond March 19 in the NCAA Tournament's second round. / AP FILE PHOTO/FRANK FRANKLIN II

Providence College soaring to new heights after basketball success

PROVIDENCE – On a recent trip to Rome, Providence College President The Rev. Kenneth R. Sicard was donning a Friars athletics T-shirt as he...

Bryant University men’s basketball coach Grasso receives 5-year extension

SMITHFIELD – After leading the Bryant University men’s basketball team to its first-ever trip to the NCAA Tournament, Jared Grasso will be sticking around. Bill...
ED COOLEY, Providence College head men's basketball coach, was named on Sunday the 2022 Werner Ladder Naismith Coach Of The Year, the highest national honor given to college basketball coaches for their performances this past season. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

PC men’s basketball coach Cooley named 2022 Naismith Coach Of The...

PROVIDENCE – Ed Cooley’s personal trophy case increased by one significant piece of hardware. The Providence College men’s basketball coach on Sunday was named the...
LADDER 133 KITCHEN & SOCIAL on Friday received a surprise $50,000 gift from Ally Financial Inc. The money is being used to pay bonuses for the restaurant's employees. / COURTESY LADDER 133 KITCHEN & SOCIAL

PC tourney run leads to $50K gift for local sports bar;...

PROVIDENCE – While the Providence College men’s basketball team was battling top-seeded University of Kansas Friday night in the NCAA Tournament’s “Sweet 16” round,...
ROBERT G. DRISCOLL JR., Providence College's vice president and athletic director, will retire in June after 21 years at the college. / COURTESY PROVIDENCE COLLEGE

PC Athletic Director Driscoll to retire in June

PROVIDENCE – The longtime head of the Providence College athletic program will hang up his proverbial cleats this summer. The Dominican Friars college announced Friday...
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