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Yawgoo: The tiny Rhode Island ski area with a huge, devoted following

Learning to ski at Yawgoo is a rite of passage for many Rhode Islanders.

olympics

Catching up with Providence’s Emily Sisson, whose next stop is the Paris Olympics

Sisson, who was a standout with the Friars, finished in second in Saturday's trials. She failed to qualify for the marathon for Tokyo, and is eager to get another shot at a medal in the event.

SPORTS

Terry Francona named honorary chair of US Senior Open

The 44th US Senior Open Championship will take place at the Newport Country Club in Rhode Island June 26-30. The former Red Sox manager is “an avid golfer,” he said.

US Olympic Marathon trials

Fiona O’Keeffe smashes women’s US Olympic trials record in marathon debut

Emily Sisson, the US marathon record holder, was second and Dakotah Lindwurm surged into third.

Second Rhode Island man pleads not guilty to charges related to Patriots fan’s death

Justin Mitchell, 39 was arraigned in Wrentham District Court over allegations he and 59-year-old John Vieira, both from Warwick, R.I., punched 53-year-old Dale Mooney, of Newmarket, N.H. Vieira pleaded not guilty last week.

COMMENTARY | KEVIN MCNAMARA

Why did Ed Cooley leave PC? It was time. But why Georgetown?

Health challenges can happen anywhere. Other bumps in the road faced by the former Providence College basketball coach were unique to the coach living and working in his hometown.

RHODE MAP

We are never ever getting back together (Ed Cooley’s version)

It's finally here. The return of Ed Cooley. "We hope you like being a Hoya / Now it's time for Kim English to destroy ya" (with apologies to Taylor Swift).

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

PC Friars hype team talks about amping up fans and players for Saturday’s game — and yes, Taylor Swift

Former PC coach Ed Cooley, now head coach at Georgetown, returns to Providence with his team Saturday.