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Cox Sports is a regional sports network that serves the United States New England region. Cox Sports New England serves as the local programming outlet for Cox Communications, the cable service provider in Rhode Island and parts of Connecticut.

Cox Sports New England focuses primarily on local high school and college sports, including Providence College Friars and UConn Huskies of the Big East Conference and University of Rhode Island Rams of the Atlantic 10 Conference. Other college teams covered include: Central Connecticut State University, Rhode Island College, Bryant University and more.

Professional teams include: Pawtucket Red Sox, New England Revolution and Boston Cannons.

Cox Sports provides an extensive look at high school sports, broadcasting over 40 high school games annually. In addition, Cox Sports features Varsity Life, a show co-produced with WJAR10 focusing on highlights and issues of relevance to high school student athlets. Cox Sports also hosts the RI Sports Awards every June in Providence.

Cox Sports has also teamed up with Eric Scott Latek of Phantazma Pictures to produce two original documentary series. In 2007, they began producing an original documentary series, 3 degrees, which garnered two Telly Awards for Best Series and Best Cinematography. The show focuses on the struggle of 4 different local martial artists as they balance life inside and outside of the ring. It returned for a second season of six episodes in 2009. The 2009 winter season also premiered Xposé, an eight show series featuring the people on the frontlines, goal lines and side lines in local traditional and adventure sports throughout Rhode Island. Featured episodes include Darren Rizzi's (now an assistant coach for the Miami Dolphins) first and only season as head coach of the University of Rhode Island Football Team, The Women of Providence Roller Derby, the New England Collegiate Baseball League's Newport Gulls, the Rhode Island National Guard and "Driven," which highlights the attempt of two local businessmen to create a custom car business in Rhode Island that focuses on fundraising for charity and community involvement.

Also broadcast on Cox Sports are ESPN Plus college football and basketball games, CFL football, coaches' shows for the many teams, outdoors programming, ESPNEWS, and other select events and shows.

Personalities

  • Dan Hoard - Pawtucket Red Sox play by play [1]
  • Bob Montgomery - Pawtucket Red Sox color commentator [1]
  • Brad Feldman - New England Revolution play by play
  • Greg Lalas - New England Revolution color commentator
  • Jason Chandler - Boston Cannons play-by-play [2]
  • Jack Piatelli - Boston Cannons color commentator [2]
  • Don Orsillo - Providence Friars basketball play by play
  • Ron Perry - Providence Friars basketball color analyst
  • Scott Cordischi - High School football play by play [3]
  • Mike Wahl - High School football color commentator [3]
  • Mark Brown - UCONN football play by play [4]
  • Mark Didio - UCONN football color commentator [4]
  • Joe D’Ambrosio - UCONN baseball play by play [4]
  • Andy Baylock - UCONN baseball color commentator [4]
  • Wayne Norman - UCONN softball play by play [4]
  • Doris Yon - UCONN softball color commentator [4]
  • Chris Kelly - UCONN football sideline reporter [5]
  • Shawna Hassett - "Inside Friartown" host
  • Don Coyne- URI Rams play by play
  • Abu Bakr- URI Rams color analyst
  • Frank Carpano- Varsity Life host

References

  1. ^ a b Cox Sports Television
  2. ^ a b bostoncannons.com: Game Notes
  3. ^ a b http://rhodeisland.hsgametime.com/index.php?page_id=1000&site_page_id=5&post_id=3927
  4. ^ a b c d e f www.UConnHuskies.com Mens Football
  5. ^ www.UConnHuskies.com Mens Football

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