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Chris Herren in his Celtics playing days. (Photo from the Boston Herald)

Chris Herren Talks About Substance Abuse Saturday

Former NBA player, Chris Herron, will be the guest speaker this Saturday (7/21) as Rhode Island Sports Heroes holds their annual Summer Outing Event at Camp Westwood in Coventry from 9 am-3:30 pm. More than 160 kids from various nonprofit groups throughout the state, including Big Sisters/Big Brothers, Seven Hills, Ocean Tides, Youth Rap, Adoption RI, [...]

How Sports Shapes Our Politics and Why it Matters

How Sports Shapes Our Politics and Why it Matters

Still think sports and politics exist only in exclusive hemispheres? On Thursday, June 7, the Smith Street entrance to the Rhode Island Statehouse was dominated by a two-story Green Monster-green banner congratulating the Boston Red Sox on the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park. Inside, state officials were struggling to deal with the aftermath of that [...]