Rams http://ripr.org en The Alex & Ani... Rams? http://ripr.org/post/alex-ani-rams <p></p><p>Jewelry success story Alex and Ani has purchased naming rights to the basketball court at the University of Rhode Island's Ryan Center for an undisclosed sum. The men's and women's basketball teams will take the court this season with the Alex &amp; Ani logo prominently displayed at both ends of the floor.</p><p>URI is not the only state university upgrading facilities thanks to the company's largesse. The Alex and Ani name will also grace a new arts center scheduled to open this year at Rhode Island College.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:09:11 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 21537 at http://ripr.org The Alex & Ani... Rams? Rams Look to End Losing Streak http://ripr.org/post/rams-look-end-losing-streak <p></p><p>The University of Rhode Island kicks off football season Thursday night with an away-game against Fordham University. The game marks the start of the 115<sup>th</sup> season for the Rhode Island Rams, founded in 1895.</p><p></p><p>But the team has not been faring well recently. The Rams have not won a game since 2011 and start this season hoping to snap a 13-game losing streak.</p><p></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 12:54:16 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 20821 at http://ripr.org Rams Look to End Losing Streak