Providence, R.I. -  Brown University and the University of Rhode Island will be co-hosting a press conference for the Governor's Cup football game on Thursday, October 3, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Rhode Island Statehouse.


The press conference is in preparation for the 98th renewal of the Brown vs. URI football game to be played under the lights at Brown Stadium on Saturday, October 5, 2013, starting at 6:00 p.m., in the fourth ever night game played at the venerable stadium on the East Side of Providence. It's also Rhode Island Legend's Day with an array of Rhode Island's Sports Legends being honored at halftime.


Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee will participate in the press conference to be held in the State Room, along with Brown head coach Phil Estes and selected Brown players, and URI head football coach Joe Trainer.


Scott Cordischi, the voice of Brown football, will be the master of ceremonies for the event.


Alumni, students, fans and friend are invited to attend.


Tickets for the Governor's Cup game can be purchased online, by calling the Brown Athletics Ticket Office at (401) 863-2773, or at the Box Office located in the Pizzitola Sports Center, open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.