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Fantasy Corner: Week 11

Fantasy Corner: Week 11

Darren McFadden should have a good game this week against the Dolphins. (Ray Carlin/USA Today Sports) Tyler O’Keefe Connector Staff Football fans, believe it or not, it is already Week 11 in the NFL–one week away from the Thanksgiving games and three from the first week of playoffs in fantasy. These last games are crucial

American domination of Olympic basketball

Photo courtesy of Getty Images Alexa Hyde Connector Staff Basketball has been an Olympic sport since 1936, and has regularly been featured in the Olympics since. America has regularly dominated the Olympics since 1936 as well. America has the most gold medals in basketball, boasting 21 gold medals for men and women combined. The United

State of the WNBA: Why is it still successful?

Photo courtesy of the WNBA Alexa Hyde Connector Staff The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) saw the success of its nineteenth season this year. The season concluded on Oct. 14, 2015 with the Minnesota Lynx being crowned champions. However, the WNBA is not known for its popularity, and players often play overseas and get paid

Top 10 underrated NBA players

Courtesy Photo Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff The National Basketball Association has never been more popular than it is now. This is because basketball is a fast-paced, team-driven, relatively safe and exciting sport to watch. However, in terms of pure talent and skill, there are some NBA players who deserve more recognition from the general

In their own kingdom: Royals win World Series

Courtesy of Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Alex Gordon, the Kansas City Royals’ Gold Glove left fielder, on Oct. 29, 2014, was stranded at third base in the bottom of the ninth, giving the San Francisco Giants the World Series win. The Royals entered 2015 not wanting to come so close to complete victory

Fantasy Corner Week 10: Who to start and who to sit

Courtesy of Tyler O’Keefe Connector Staff It is week 10 in the NFL, and the playoffs will be among us in a few weeks. Some are different, but for the majority of fantasy football leagues the playoffs start in week 14. You either want to talk about how your season is going, or you

Brady, Patriots keep rolling

Tyler O’ Keefe Connector Contributor The 2015 “revenge tour” stopped at Gillette Stadium this past Thursday and, like the prior six games this season, it ended with another win for the home team. The Patriots stomped the Dolphins 36 to 7 to remain undefeated. Brady had that look in his eyes that he has had

A letter from a Celtics fan: What is going on in L.A.?

Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor With the pile of garbage that is the Eastern Conference, there is no question that the Celtics should be competing in the playoffs. There is simply too much depth on this roster to not finish in the top eight. This is the first time since the big-three era that one can

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