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DFS Players to Target Heading into Week 2

Week one showed us a lot. Among other things, we learned that Aaron Rodgers only needs one leg to mount an amazing comeback victory, that the Raiders organization must collectively have a sub-average IQ for letting Khalil Mack go, that Ryan Fitzpatrick is not messing around, that we should not have started Big Ben, and […]

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Prospects we expect to see in the Second Half

With most waiver wires being picked clean of fantasy relevant talent, owners need to start gambling on those young potential call-ups who could provide a boost of offense to not only their real life team, but you fantasy one. We’ve seen a number of highly touted names make their debut this year, with the Astros […]

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What makes fantasy football so addictive?

Fantasy football is a game within a game — an additional layer of interaction between fans and their favorite teams and players. Fans can become more involved in their favorite sports than just sitting on the sidelines and cheering; they can try and use their knowledge and insight to get one up on their friends, […]

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Preparing for the NBA Playoffs

Thanks to an ascendant Toronto Raptors, a banged up Golden State Warriors, and a hotly contested push for playoff position in both conferences, betting odds for the NBA season are more interesting now than they have been all season. First of all, it should be mentioned that if you are going to bet on the […]

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6 Elite Daily Fantasy Baseball Value Buys For Opening Day 2018

The 2018 daily fantasy baseball season officially arrives on March 29th and it couldn’t come a minute sooner. All 30 MLB teams are in action on this joyous day, with a three-game early slate starting things off in the middle of the day and 12 games taking us home at night. It’s destined to be […]

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NFL Draft 2018: Combine Showcase & Early Round QB Mock Picks.

The city of Arlington defeated 14 other cities to become the host the 83rd annual NFL Draft event, to be held at the AT&T Stadium between the dates of April 26th and 28th. The different NFL franchises will make their first picks before the cameras of both Fox and the NFL Networks, who will do […]

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NFL odds for next season

The Super Bowl has been played; this marks the end of the 2017 NFL season. It is sad indeed, but it is never too early to start planning for your 2018 fantasy football draft(s). Even though the season has not officially ended there has already been major moves that will affect next year’s draft, such […]

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Could DraftKings Become a Sportsbook? Well, it Might…

The PokerStars brand was, for a long time, the largest and best-known online poker brand in the world. And then it was overtaken by a Canadian company called Amaya Gaming in 2014 for a record sum ($4.9 billion), and things have changed. Gradually, PokerStars expanded its offer, adding traditional and live-dealer casino games to its […]

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The Fall and Rise of the Toronto Blue Jays

After challenging the Red Sox for the division title in 2016, the Toronto Blue Jays suffered a complete offensive collapse in 2017. It’s not like we could see this coming. The team allowed first baseman Edwin Encarnacion to walk, signing with the Cleveland Indians. They retained clubhouse leader Jose Bautista dispute obvious signs of a […]

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Second Career: 5 Famous Athletes with Surprising (Side) Jobs

Nobody is born a famous athlete. Even the biggest names in the world of sports have to survive their childhood, find their vocation, and work their way up the ladder to become the sports heroes so many people look up to at the peak of their career. And sometimes, the jobs they are forced to […]

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Imminent Fantasy Basketball Squad Lineup: Hawks to Breakout with Mavericks

The crack of preseason basketball dawn is upon us with a handful of contending teams gunning for the big catch. Fantasy basketball drafting season at this part of the year brings back nostalgic reminiscences of warmer shores. It is understandably apparent about the team which gets in, but the squad-members are of equal significance for […]

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The Reason Behind NFL Players’ Anthem Sit-Downs

Things are starting to flare up in the NFL, not because of its games or the team’s standings, but because of its players’ sentiments. Yes, the nationalistic ideologies of players are among the hottest things that rocked the sporting world in the days past. And the situation just aggravated as more and more NFL players […]

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Next Year’s Top Starting Pitchers – The Rule of 85%

Last year I looked at a new 90% rule to try to identify the top pitchers to draft heading into 2016. The idea was to target those pitchers who had the best K, GB, and BB rates over the previous season’s second half. After two previous years with success rates of 80% or higher, last year […]

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Next Year’s Top Starters: The 90% Rule.

Searching for the next starting pitcher to break out, I went looking at pitchers who performed exceptionally well in the second half of 2015, paying particular attention to groundball, strikeout and walk rates. Obviously if a pitcher can keep balls hit on the ground, they will limit damage caused by the long ball. Strikeouts meanwhile are huge for […]