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Fantasy Corner: a growing need for 1.21 Giga-‘Watts’

ESPN’s list of their top-100 players dropped on Tuesday, and revealed Texans’ Defensive Lineman J.J Watt as the “greatest player in the NFL.” Watt has dazzled the league over the past three years with his insane defensive prowess, as well as his downright freakish athletic nature. He has become famous for batting down footballs at

The Fantasy Corner: When should you draft?

Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor By a show of hands, how many people’s fantasy football teams are already busted by this offseasons slew of season ending injuries? We now journey into only week three of the preseason, and it feels as though everyone is crossing their fingers whenever they refresh their sportscenter app, hoping to not

Early offense propels Spinners past ValleyCats

(Photo courtesy of Lowell Spinners) Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor The Lowell Spinners (17-14) started off their six-game home stand with a hard-fought 2-1 win over the Tri-City ValleyCats (16-15) Tuesday night at LeLacheur Park. The victory snaps a tough four-game losing streak, and puts the team back in sole possession of first place in the

Spinners’ bullpen steady in victory

Kyle Gaudette Connector Editor The Lowell Spinners (15-10), defeated the Connecticut Tigers (11-13) by a score of 7-4 at LeLacheur Park Wednesday night. The team came up with some timely hits, but it was the heroics of the bullpen that clinched the Spinners’ victory.  The win maintains the first place hold that the Spinners currently

Patriots celebrate fourth Super Bowl title

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor Led by owner Robert Kraft and team president Jonathan Kraft, the Patriots, hoisting their four Lombardi trophies, coasted on duck boats through Boston to celebrate their victory 28-24 over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. Wide receiver Julian Edelman, in addition to being a star in the game, was a

Hanley and Sandoval coming to town

Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff Two of this MLB offseason’s biggest names, Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval, are now ready to call Fenway Park home. Hanley Ramirez signed a four-year base deal worth $88 million with a fifth year team option that would pay Ramirez $22 million in salary if used. Ramirez, a former Red

Land of the Giants

Benjamin St. Pierre Connector Staff The 2014 World Series was between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals, two teams for which playoff hopes seemed grim at certain points in the season, never mind making it to the Series itself. The Giants started out hot early in the season, had a forgettable summer, and

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