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Fantasy Football 2015: Players We’re Thankful For, Week 12 Waiver Targets

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Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls is just one of the few short-term options we’re thankful for in 2015. (Photo: Seattle Times)

You know what’s great about fantasy football? The fact that it gives you a reason to be engaged in even the least meaningful NFL games of the week.  (more…)

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Fantasy Football 2013: Week 3 Recap, Week 4 Advice, And The Mike Glennon Project

Terrell Pryor has played his way into QB1 conversation, but steer clear of Matt Flynn if Pryor is out week 4

Terrell Pryor has played his way into QB1 conversation, but steer clear of Matt Flynn if Pryor is out week 4

A day late is better than never, right? So to recap, in my four leagues I am (2-1) and still not satisfied. I think the primary reason for that dissatisfaction are because Ray Rice is hurt (hip) and Colin Kaepernick isn’t playing at a high level as of yet. Speaking of Kaepernick, the prevailing question I’ve had all week is should you be worried about his performance.  (more…)

Fantasy Football 2013: Losing To A Hall of Famer, Unleashing DeAndre Hopkins, Buying The Kansas City Chiefs Defense, & Fantasy Tips For Week 3

Ray Rice's injury could mean opportunity for Bernard Pierce

Ray Rice’s injury could mean opportunity for Bernard Pierce

Another week in the books in Fantasy Football as we march towards the colder weather (unless you live in Southern California then it’s “slightly” colder). Not exactly an inspiring performance this week in my leagues (2-2) (more…)

Dear Pittsburgh Pt. 2: I Think You’re On To Something

Top prospect Gerrit Cole is 4-0 with a 3.70 ERA in his first four career starts

Top prospect Gerrit Cole is 4-0 with a 3.70 ERA in his first four career starts

Back in 2009 when I started my sports writing exodus I wrote about the Pittsburgh Pirates after another purge of their team to figure out the blueprint they wanted to follow. (more…)

NBA Draft 2013 Hangover: My Ridiculously Early Who Hit And Missed Opinion

The Cleveland Cavaliers shocked everyone when they took UNLV forward Anthony Bennett number one overall

The Cleveland Cavaliers shocked everyone when they took UNLV forward Anthony Bennett number one overall

The 2013 NBA Draft may go down as the most confusing draft in quite some time. From the very first pick, when most experts had University of Kentucky center Nerlens Noel going number one, the entire draft was kicked off with surprises. (more…)