Jul 22

Fantasy Sports Locker Room Ultimate Sleepers Bracket: Round One Complete, Round Two Begins

Our FSLR Ultimate Sleeper Bracket pits 16 sleepers discussed by 16 of the best writer’s in the industry one-on-one as we work to determine the ultimate value play for this coming season.

Jul 25

2014 Draft Strategy: The Year for Zero WR

The availability of breakout players of interest like Jarrett Boykin late in drafts makes a strategy that de-emphasizes WRs appealing (Photo: Green Bay Press Gazette).

If you follow most fantasy football analysts’ approaches you’ve been encouraged to employ a loose Zero WR strategy for a number of years. In short, this draft philosophy places little (or zero) emphasis on drafting Wide Receivers and tilts heavily in favor of the Running Back. Again, that has been espoused for years in standard …

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Jul 24

Neftali Feliz expected to take over 9th inning for Rangers in wake light of Soria trade

We haven't seen much of Neftali Feliz since the Spring, but after 20 days in the majors he finds himself in the closer's role for Texas (Photo: Fort Worth Star Telegram).

Neftali Feliz is ready to take over the 9th inning for Texas in the wake of the Joakim Soria deal. He’s worth an add to be sure, but what is a realistic expectation for the Rangers’ RP the rest of the way? Jon Collins takes a look at the numbers to date, and the potential opportunities he’ll have down the stretch.

Jul 24

Fantasy Football Draft Strategy Interview Series: 4for4.com’s John Paulsen

The per touch data suggests a big year is in the offing for Toby Gerhart in Jacksonville (Photo: John Raoux/Associated Press).

As part of our 2014 Fantasy Football Draft Guide we’re bringing you a QnA with some of the brightest minds in the virtual game to help you understand what makes them tick in their own leagues, and what strategies are worth employing in your own fantasy football draft strategy and roster management to help you dominate your league. First up: John Paulsen from 4for4.com. John was named the Most Accurate Fantasy Football Expert by FantasyPros for the 2010 season, finished as runner-up in 2011 and 4th in 2012 for an unprecedented three straight top 5 finishes. Cumulatively, John was the most accurate expert from 2010-13.

Jul 23

2014 NFL Sophomore Breakout Candidates (and overall sophomore ranks)

Entering his second season, RB Andre Ellington is ticketed for an increased workload this year (Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America).

There are a number of second year stars due for greater fantasy production in 2014, but targeting the options who are truly due for a breakout and come at a cost-effective price at the draft table is a crucial element of draft strategy. Our overall sophomore ranks and breakout notes help you prepare for draft day.

Jul 22

Marcus Stroman: an outstanding rookie performance overlooked

First year Blue Jays SP Marcus Stroman has been a force since joining the big club's rotation (Photo: Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press).

Marcus Stroman picked up right where he left off in his first start after the All Star break going seven strong, surrendering just five hits and no walks against the Texas Rangers. The most recent is just another in a line of impressive outings from Stroman since joining Toronto’s rotation and yet he is largely unowned in fantasy leagues. Jon Collins argues that it is time to change that.

Jul 22

Week 16 MLB Transaction Trends: The Return of Danny Salazar

A rundown of the most common roster moves in Fantasy Baseball including the addition of Danny Salazar to rosters as he re-joins the Indians for Week 16. Hopes were high for the young starter to begin the 2014 season, but he was demoted after going 1-4 in 8 starts at the beginning of the year. He appears to have turned a corner with 5 straight good outings at Triple-A and is ready to fill in for Justin Masterson.

Jul 21

NFL Sleepers Bracket Round One: Mike Tolbert vs. Justin Hunter

Locker Room NFL Sleepers Bracket Round One: Mike Tolbert vs. Justin Hunter This post appears as part of our 2014 Ultimate NFL Sleepers Bracket. View the other entries below, or check progress at the overall bracket. [Round One Entries: Tannehill vs. Manuel | Hartline vs. Jones | Ingram vs. Hill | Hyde vs. White | Dobson vs. Jennings | Robinson vs. Stewart | Dunbar vs. Wilson | Tolbert vs. Hunter] Salvatore …

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