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