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Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.

08/13/2014

Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints points from under center in the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game at CenturyLink Field on January 11, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Quarterbacks To Draft

It’s a poorly-kept secret that the Seattle Seahawks don’t mind taking a penalty flag or two for pass interference or defensive holding in exchange for five or six no-calls on borderline plays. Supposedly, the NFL will be cracking down on physical play in the defensive backfield. If true-and that’s a big if-it could mean even bigger numbers for the quarterbacks.

08/09/2014

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Sun Win Top Pick In WNBA Draft

By DOUG FEINBERG,  AP Basketball Writer SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) _ The Connecticut Sun won the top pick in the WNBA lottery Tuesday, giving them the first shot in a draft that will feature Chiney Ogwumike […]

12/10/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who Should Be The No. 1 Pick In Fantasy Drafts? Arian Foster Vs. Adrian Peterson

Which player should come off the fantasy boards first overall? Our Sports Verdict team debates!

08/08/2013

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 17: Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets and quarterback Tim Tebow #15 of the Denver Broncos meet at midfield after the Broncos defeated the Jets 17-13 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on November 17, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. Tim Tebow scored the game winning touchdown with 58 seconds remaining in the game. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Jets Draft Preview

The Jets have 10 picks– including four compensatory picks for lost free agents– this year, starting with No. 16 overall in the first round Thursday night.

04/23/2012

Bill Belichick, Tom Brady (Jeff Gross/Getty Images Sport)

Patriots Draft Preview

The New England Patriots can make quick work of the NFL draft. With no picks after the fourth round, Bill Belichick and his braintrust could be done long before the seven-round selection process is over.

04/23/2012

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Stamford and Norwalk Restaurants Get Crafty with Craft Beer

By Dan and Kristien Del Ferraro Any restaurant can sell a few beers by the bottle and offer up a few beers on tap, but those are usually the kinds of beer that you can […]

10/19/2011

APTOPIX NCAA Final Four Butler UConn Basketball

Kemba Walker Learning NBA Realities

Former UConn star Kemba Walker is learning the reality that the NBA is a more demanding place than the NCAA tournament.

06/03/2011

Jordan Todman (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

UConn’s Sherman, Todman, Wilson Chosen in NFL Draft

University of Connecticut fullback Anthony Sherman was chosen in the fifth round of the NFL draft Saturday. Running back Jordan Todman and linebacker Lawrence Wilson were chosen in the sixth.

04/30/2011

Kemba Walker (Andy Lyons/Getty Images Sport)

Signs Walker Won’t Be Back. . .

UConn Junior Kemba Walker will be honored at Saturday’s senior day ceremonies. It’s seen as an indication he will not return for the 2011-2012 season.

03/03/2011

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