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

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

Fantasy Corner week nine: Who to start and who to sit

Tyler O’Keefe Connector Contributor It’s week nine in the National Football League (NFL), but more importantly, it’s make or break for some of our fantasy teams. Some of us are three and five, four and four, five and three, six and two, and all have something in common; we need a win. Certain teams need

NBA season preview: Who will hoist the Larry O’Brien trophy

(Courtesy photo) Shane Foley Connector Editor If the National Basketball Association (NBA) taught us anything last season, it was that the playoffs are next to impossible to predict. Even with statistics and accurate player information, one person could not possibly predict the injuries, bad calls, good calls, missed shots and game time decisions that decide

Women’s hockey is now professional

The National Women’s Hockey League is the first paid professional hockey league for female players. (Courtesy photo) Alexa Hyde Connector Contributor Have you ever dreamt of playing a professional sport? For female hockey players, this dream is finally becoming a reality. This past weekend saw a notable day for both hockey and for female athletes

Balanced Celtics team looks to start 2015 season strong

Celtics guard Isiah Thomas is slated to have a breakout season. (Andrew D. Bernstein/Getty Images) Henry St. Pierre Connector Staff The Boston Celtics finished the 2014-2015 season with 40 wins, enough to make it into the playoffs as the seventh-seed only to get ousted by Cleveland in the first round. During the second half of

Hockey players are straight up crazy: The five oddest NHL personalities

Courtesy Photo Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor You need to have a multitude of skills if you wish to one day play in the National Hockey League: examples of these are poise, speed, strength and decision-making. What many NHL players have shown us, however, are that one can play professional hockey with a couple screws loose.

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