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Bill Koch

Providence Journal

Warwick, RI, United States

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Recent articles by Bill:

After their deep playoff run, the bar is now set for the Red Sox

The Red Sox hold their end-of-the-year press conference → Read More

URI Rams tumble to 24th in national poll; honors for Bears, Bulldogs

University of Rhode Island, Bryant University and Brown University news and notes → Read More

Here's Bill Koch's takeaways from PC's 95-71 exhibition win over Stonehill

Friars coach Ed Cooley says he saw lots of mistakes, but some good signs, too → Read More

Just how good will Brown be? Not having played since 2019, who really knows?

Nothing like a preseason poll to unite most of the nation’s college basketball coaches. Those with teams regarded well by their peers will insist there’s still plenty of work to do. Those with teams predicted to struggle will use the slight on paper as motivation. Which brings us to the Ivy League, and perhaps the most unique of all voting processes entering this 2021-22 campaign. The conference… → Read More

Here's why the Red Sox are still confident with their backs against the wall in the ALCS

'This team has won two games in the playoffs back-to-back before and we think we can do it again.' → Read More

Here's Bill Koch's takeaways from Boston's Game 5 loss as Houston takes 3-2 lead in ALCS

The series shifts to Houston for Game 6 on Friday night → Read More

Red Sox manager Alex Cora takes the long view after tough Game 4 loss to Astros in ALCS

Chris Sale makes the Game 5 start for Boston against Houston in the ALCS → Read More

PC basketball returns to the Dunkin' Donuts Center for the first time in 19 months

Coach Ed Cooley: "I don’t think in college basketball this year anybody needs motivation. We’re excited to be back in front of the fans.” → Read More

Providence's Ed Cooley, Justin Minaya excited for a 'normal' season

News and notes from Providence College basketball-big east → Read More

Friars picked for 7th in Big East by the league's coaches

The Big East Conference basketball holds its annual Media Day at Madison Square Garden, featuring Providence College → Read More

Topping this week's list of Top 5 RI high school soccer players, a pair who helped their teams avoid winless seasons

Goals by Hope's Douglas Orellana and Coventry's Maryssa Aguiar broke season-long losing skids for their teams. → Read More

Keeping Rafael Devers should be Red Sox's top priority, writes Bill Koch

BOSTON — Rafael Devers can’t be allowed to play for another franchise. The top priority for the Red Sox this offseason must be a lengthy contract extension for their third baseman. Boston should do everything in its power to buy out his final two arbitration years and secure his services at least until 2030. The reasons for this course of action are many, but postseason performance is currently… → Read More

After loss to Towson, URI falls to 18th in national poll

The Rams slipped six spots to No. 18 in the latest edition of the Stats Perform poll → Read More

Bryant's men's basketball team looking for a different finish in 2021-22 season

Previewing the Bryant University men's basketball team → Read More

Eduardo Rodriguez gets the call to start Game 3 for the Red Sox as ALCS shifts to Boston

Houston will hand the ball to Jose Urquidy as the series shifts to Fenway Park → Read More

P-Bruins Saturday night opener ushers the return of major events to Downtown Providence

COVID-19 forced the P-Bruins to play a shortened season, without fans, in Marlboro, Mass. → Read More

Eddie Buehler, Matt Whitney lift North Kingstown past Portsmouth, 31-28, in D-I thriller

'Whoever got the ball last was going to win. That’s kind of what it seemed like.' → Read More

Brown has no answer for Princeton's Smith in 56-42 loss

Brown University hosts Princeton in college football → Read More

Providence College Friars take to the court at Alumni Hall with annual Black and White scrimmage

Previewing the Providence College men's basketball team, which held a scrimmage on Friday. → Read More

LOCAL COLLEGE FOOTBALL JOURNAL: Rams flying high as they prepare for Towson

Local college football news and notes from University of Rhode Island, Brown University, Bryant University → Read More