Archive for July, 2016

Adrian Peterson should be avoided in the upcoming fantasy football draft. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1fo7Sqm/Mike Morbeck

Possible fantasy football running back busts feature big names

July 30, 2016

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

The running back bust is hard to avoid. Fantasy football rosters must have running backs. Injuries, shared carries and an utter lack of quality options… Read More ›

Georgia Tech faces 6.5 wins this season. Flickr/Hector Alejandro/http://bit.ly/1GUzm0G

Louisville will be better, but is in the wrong division in ACC

July 28, 2016

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Handicapping, NCAAF:

If either Clemson or Florida State isn’t at least in the ACC Championship game, it will be a shock to not only me, but pretty… Read More ›

Carson Palmer isn't the same quarterback he's been in the past. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1LFpzex

Skip the quarterback busts in your fantasy football draft

July 28, 2016

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

By now, you all know my position on the quarterback position. I’m waiting on the best option in my draft. Running backs and wide receivers… Read More ›

James Shields is now with the White Sox and playing much better. Flickr/Keith Allison

Don’t shy away from Shields because of bloated ERA

July 27, 2016

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Fantasy Sports, MLB:

James Shields’s ERA is scary. The 4.68 ERA isn’t something most fantasy owners want on their roster. But it doesn’t tell the whole¬†story of Shields.… Read More ›

The Pittsburgh Steelers were a quality fantasy defense. Flickr

Several defenses offer value late in fantasy football drafts

July 26, 2016

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

A strong defense is necessary to win a championship on the field. It’s not necessary in fantasy football. As mentioned with the kicking position, there’s… Read More ›

Minnesota must achieve bowl eligibility to satisfy the over. Flickr/http://bit.ly/1K6E90d/Jimmy Emerson

Golden Gophers could capitalize on wide open Big 10 West

July 25, 2016

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Handicapping, NCAAF:

Michigan is experiencing quite the meteoric rise in the minds of oddsmakers. Two years removed from the Brady Hoke debacle, the Wolverines are tied with… Read More ›

Blair Walsh should be a solid kicker once again this season. Flickr

End your fantasy football season early by reaching for a kicker

July 25, 2016

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

Don’t reach for a kicker. That’s been the prevailing wisdom for years in fantasy football. And in today’s world of elongated extra points, that’s still… Read More ›

Anthony DeSclafani has been a machine this season. Flickr

DeSclafani can’t hide any longer on the fantasy baseball waiver wire

July 22, 2016

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Fantasy Sports, MLB:

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Anthony DeSclafani can’t hide any longer on the waiver wire. He’s owned in about 50 percent of leagues on ESPN.com, but by… Read More ›

Fantasy football owners are hoping Jimmy Graham can to return to his days of the New Orleans Saints. Flickr

It’s boom or bust for sleeper tight ends in fantasy football

July 21, 2016

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Fantasy Sports, NFL:

Finding sleeping giants among tight ends in fantasy football has been difficult in the past. If you didn’t target the top-two, like Jimmy Graham or… Read More ›

Milwaukee pitcher Zach Davies offers the best back-end start this week in fantasy baseball. Flickr

Zach Davies offers best chance at back-end start in fantasy baseball

July 20, 2016

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Fantasy Sports, MLB:

For the majority of the season, the Chicago Cubs have been the wrong team to match up against with a back-end starter in fantasy baseball.… Read More ›