Rod is in the hospital

Talk about the men's team, upcoming opponents and news from around college hoop.
User avatar
Running Ram
Cuttino Mobley
Posts: 1615
Joined: 5 years ago
x 207

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Running Ram » 11 months ago

Then our job of sending healing thoughts isn't done yet, lets get it on Rhody faithful!!!
Our job is to think about Rod in good health, home with Arthur. If everyone that reads this does so multiple times a day Rod will be home, happy and healthy in no time.
Thank you for the update rf85.
4 x
Go Rhody!!!
Birthplace of 'Fastbreak Basketball'

rambone 78
Frank Keaney
Posts: 10416
Joined: 5 years ago
x 1160

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby rambone 78 » 11 months ago

Another update from Andrea...they have to redo the surgery tomorrow since the ileac artery has ballooned above the stent that was put in previously...probably causing the high BP that Rod has been suffering from.....

Very concerned......prayers for Rod are needed.
1 x

User avatar
theblueram
Carlton Owens
Posts: 2844
Joined: 5 years ago
x 640

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby theblueram » 11 months ago

All thoughts and prayers for you Rod. Get well.
1 x

RAM67
ARD
Posts: 674
Joined: 5 years ago
x 62

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby RAM67 » 11 months ago

You're still in my prayers Rod.
1 x

User avatar
TruePoint
Ernie Calverley
Posts: 8996
Joined: 5 years ago
x 2186

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby TruePoint » 11 months ago

Oh no. That's not the news I was hoping for. Sending positive thoughts to Rod and his family.
1 x

RIFan
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1315
Joined: 5 years ago
x 199

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby RIFan » 11 months ago

You've got this Rod...we are all pulling for you!
1 x

hrstrat57
Cuttino Mobley
Posts: 1948
Joined: 5 years ago
Location: South County
x 349

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby hrstrat57 » 11 months ago

On my mind often and wishing for the best outcome.....
1 x
We're gonna run the picket fence at "em.....now boys don't get caught watchin' the paint dry! **A10 Champs**

User avatar
ATPTourFan
Ernie Calverley
Posts: 9485
Joined: 5 years ago
Location: Wakefield, RI
x 1071
Contact:

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby ATPTourFan » 11 months ago

Come on Rod!!
1 x

reef
Carlton Owens
Posts: 3272
Joined: 5 years ago
x 508

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby reef » 11 months ago

Let's go Rod you got this . Best wishes
1 x

User avatar
Running Ram
Cuttino Mobley
Posts: 1615
Joined: 5 years ago
x 207

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Running Ram » 11 months ago

Okay, so here's the deal, I know I waxed on about how nice it is to have a feeling of friendship even kinship with someone I've actually never met in person, but I never actually thought we wouldn't get a chance to hang someday, so if you wouldn't mind Rod, be strong for me, get well and have a speedy recovery so I don't have to put not meeting on my list of major regrets!
1 x
Go Rhody!!!
Birthplace of 'Fastbreak Basketball'

giovanni
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1197
Joined: 5 years ago
x 368

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby giovanni » 11 months ago

All my thoughts and prayers for you, as well. Rod. Get well soon. A lot of people here pulling for you big time.
1 x

User avatar
ElmCityRhody
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1482
Joined: 5 years ago
x 135

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby ElmCityRhody » 11 months ago

hear hear.. i echo the same sentiments..
get healthy Rod..
we are all pulling for you.

i have been following rhody hoops sine the projo message board days

always respected rod's views and being a true fan

i got the chance to meet him last year at a game and we talked during halftime for awhile

get healthy rod, we need you back on here being the true fan you are.
1 x

User avatar
ElmCityRhody
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1482
Joined: 5 years ago
x 135

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby ElmCityRhody » 11 months ago

hear hear.. i echo the same sentiments..
get healthy Rod..
we are all pulling for you.

i have been following rhody hoops sine the projo message board days

always respected rod's views and being a true fan

i got the chance to meet him last year at a game and we talked during halftime for awhile

get healthy rod, we need you back on here being the true fan you are.
1 x

User avatar
Blue Man
Carlton Owens
Posts: 2469
Joined: 5 years ago
x 1656

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Blue Man » 11 months ago

I will say, as someone who know's Rod personally, his in person persona is quite different from the one he puts online. He's a warm, funny, and enjoyable person to watch the game with.

Granted I love his hard line takes because it makes the board interesting - and everything he says is steeped in more forgotten knowledge about URI basketball than I will ever know.

Praying for a good day today and a better healing! Go Rod!
2 x
Rhode Island Born
Rhode Island Bred
this team will give me heart attacks
til I'm Rhode Island dead.

User avatar
steviep123
Art Stephenson
Posts: 919
Joined: 5 years ago
x 179

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby steviep123 » 11 months ago

Wishing the best again for Rod!
1 x
Bleed Keaney Blue!

ramfan85
Carlton Owens
Posts: 2800
Joined: 5 years ago
x 222

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby ramfan85 » 11 months ago

Blue Man wrote:I will say, as someone who know's Rod personally, his in person persona is quite different from the one he puts online. He's a warm, funny, and enjoyable person to watch the game with.

Granted I love his hard line takes because it makes the board interesting - and everything he says is steeped in more forgotten knowledge about URI basketball than I will ever know.

Praying for a good day today and a better healing! Go Rod!



Well said.
1 x

skclayramsfan
Frenchy Tomlin
Posts: 24
Joined: 5 years ago
x 10

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby skclayramsfan » 11 months ago

I used to be a regular a long time ago going back to the Projo days, but I have not been a poster in several years. I reset my password and wanted to log back in just to wish Rod well in his recovery and thank everyone on here for being a great board of great people.
10 x

luke
ARD
Posts: 679
Joined: 5 years ago
x 82

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby luke » 11 months ago

Hey Rod, we are expecting you back on here very soon. Hope your current health concerns
can be resolved quickly for you and so your family can put such worries behind them. We
look froward to your release from the hospital and your return to the Rhoady faithful.
2 x

Smokinjimit
Jimmy Baron
Posts: 464
Joined: 5 years ago
x 57

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Smokinjimit » 11 months ago

I was lucky enough to work with Rod for a couple of years when Rhody was a national name. He is a really good guy. I am happy to call him a friend.

He is also tough as nails and I know he will pull through on this. No doubt when the doctor started the operation he was confused by

Rod's blood being the color of Keaney Blue.

Good Luck my friend.
4 x

rambone 78
Frank Keaney
Posts: 10416
Joined: 5 years ago
x 1160

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby rambone 78 » 11 months ago

Another Rod update...the 2nd surgery went well...they replaced the stent that had slipped and put in another one in his renal artery.....

Will have to continue to monitor his BP so he'll remain in the hospital for an indefinite period.

Hopefully no more complications.....
7 x

reef
Carlton Owens
Posts: 3272
Joined: 5 years ago
x 508

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby reef » 11 months ago

Good news on that 2nd surgery, best wishes Rod
1 x

giovanni
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1197
Joined: 5 years ago
x 368

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby giovanni » 11 months ago

Yes, good news indeed. Thanks for the updates to all those who have given those. Again, very best wishes to a full and speedy recovery. Can't wait to see the next post from "Rod from Cranston". Always enjoyed his posts, whether I agreed or not, but hopefully the next one will be his best of all.
1 x

User avatar
ElmCityRhody
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1482
Joined: 5 years ago
x 135

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby ElmCityRhody » 11 months ago

atta boy rod !
0 x

RIFan
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1315
Joined: 5 years ago
x 199

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby RIFan » 11 months ago

Nice to start the day with good news. Wishing you quick and full recovery Rod.
1 x

User avatar
TruePoint
Ernie Calverley
Posts: 8996
Joined: 5 years ago
x 2186

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby TruePoint » 11 months ago

Great to hear that the second surgery was a success
1 x

User avatar
Blue Man
Carlton Owens
Posts: 2469
Joined: 5 years ago
x 1656

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Blue Man » 11 months ago

In the spirit of the only positive thread left here, Rod is getting discharged today! All looks to be well and his BP is steady so they're letting him loose.
6 x
Rhode Island Born
Rhode Island Bred
this team will give me heart attacks
til I'm Rhode Island dead.

User avatar
Sweep The Leg
Art Stephenson
Posts: 858
Joined: 5 years ago
Location: Sterling, CT
x 209

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Sweep The Leg » 11 months ago

Blue Man wrote:In the spirit of the only positive thread left here, Rod is getting discharged today! All looks to be well and his BP is steady so they're letting him loose.


Run and hide, Dan. Rod is out.
1 x
'No Mercy.'

hrstrat57
Cuttino Mobley
Posts: 1948
Joined: 5 years ago
Location: South County
x 349

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby hrstrat57 » 11 months ago

I'm sure Arthur will be in the full dog wag mode!!

Awesome!!!!!!!
2 x
We're gonna run the picket fence at "em.....now boys don't get caught watchin' the paint dry! **A10 Champs**

Billyboy78
Ernie Calverley
Posts: 8489
Joined: 5 years ago
x 1055

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Billyboy78 » 11 months ago

Don't let him see the recruiting threads and all of the guards we've offered recently...
1 x

User avatar
adam914
Tyson Wheeler
Posts: 5825
Joined: 5 years ago
Location: San Diego, CA
x 1197

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby adam914 » 11 months ago

Fantastic news, thanks for the update. Hope he is able to drop in here some time soon and say hello.
1 x
"This is who we are now. Seniors will graduate and the next guys are going to step up." - Dan Hurley - March 12, 2017

User avatar
Rhodymob05
Carlton Owens
Posts: 2258
Joined: 5 years ago
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
x 461

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Rhodymob05 » 11 months ago

Very good
1 x
RHODE ISLAND RAMS 2017 A10 CHAMPS

RIFan
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1315
Joined: 5 years ago
x 199

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby RIFan » 11 months ago

Very good news.
1 x

giovanni
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1197
Joined: 5 years ago
x 368

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby giovanni » 11 months ago

That's great news. Thank you Blue Man for update as well as all others that have updated us on his condition. Though I have never met Rod personally, I feel as if I know him well through a URI basketball connection. As I have said in the past, I recall Rod being basically the only voice of the Rams, at least on radio talk shows as far back as the late 70s and 80s. So it is indeed great news and indeed the only positive thread or issue that we can all get together and agree on......the improvement and well being of a URI faithful.
2 x

User avatar
NYGFan_Section208
Carlton Owens
Posts: 3161
Joined: 2 years ago
Location: West K
x 624

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby NYGFan_Section208 » 11 months ago

That is awesome/terrific news. Glad to hear that.
Keep up the fight, Rod!
1 x

User avatar
TruePoint
Ernie Calverley
Posts: 8996
Joined: 5 years ago
x 2186

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby TruePoint » 11 months ago

Boom, congrats Rod and fam!
1 x

rambone 78
Frank Keaney
Posts: 10416
Joined: 5 years ago
x 1160

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby rambone 78 » 11 months ago

Outstanding news.

I'm sure we'll be hearing from him soon......
1 x

User avatar
Seawrightspostgame
Carlton Owens
Posts: 2992
Joined: 5 years ago
x 477

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Seawrightspostgame » 11 months ago

Great News. Rod is a great URI columnist. My favorite.
1 x
I just think this team has an identity now. - Tue Feb 21, 2017

User avatar
ElmCityRhody
Tom Garrick
Posts: 1482
Joined: 5 years ago
x 135

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby ElmCityRhody » 11 months ago

Great to hear - good job Rod !
1 x

DanInAZ
Lamar Odom
Posts: 283
Joined: 4 years ago
x 75

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby DanInAZ » 11 months ago

yay!
1 x

User avatar
Running Ram
Cuttino Mobley
Posts: 1615
Joined: 5 years ago
x 207

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Running Ram » 11 months ago

I'm psyched!!! Great news!
1 x
Go Rhody!!!
Birthplace of 'Fastbreak Basketball'

Tom98
Art Stephenson
Posts: 920
Joined: 5 years ago
x 107

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Tom98 » 11 months ago

Nice to hear Rod!!! Take it easy
1 x

User avatar
Puck Frovidence
Kenny Green
Posts: 241
Joined: 4 years ago
x 126

Re: Rod is in the hospital

Unread postby Puck Frovidence » 11 months ago

Forgot to mention this the other day but during the GAME WHICH MUST NOT BE NAMED on Thursday, the guys covering the game on WRIU shouted out Rod and wished him a speedy recovery. The legend spreads.
1 x


Return to “NCAAs or Bust!”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Blue Man, Da_Process_Survivor, Google [Bot], reef, Rhode_Island_Red, Rhodekill, Rhody15, rhodysurf, spookydog, TruePoint and 25 guests