Jul 22

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

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 29

Week 17 MLB Transaction Trends: All the Duda Day

Esten McLaren provides advice on the trending roster moves in Fantasy Baseball. Mets 1B/OF Lucas Duda is the most added hitter to start off week 17. Still under 50% owned in Y! leagues, he’s giving Mets fans hope that the team’s rebuild won’t be as long as originally thought, and they may only be a piece or two away from contending in the National League East next season.

Jul 28

The Eric Ebron effect: How will Detroit’s offense look in 2014?

Eric Ebron may have a bigger real life impact than fantasy football value in year one (Photo: Leon Halip/Getty Images North America)

It has been an offseason of change in Detroit, most notably with the hiring of Jim Caldwell and Joe Lombardi to coach the team and its offense in 2014 but also with a number of new pass catching weapons added to the mix as well. We’ve covered the offensive scheme that you can expect to …

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Jul 28

2014 NFL Sleepers: Bouncebacks, Discounts and Breakouts who to target on draft day

Aaron Dobson is set to play a big role in the New England passing game. Assuming his foot gets right, a 16 game season from Dobson as one of New England's more targeted receivers should yield solid results (Photo: Steven Senne/Associated Press).

We break down sleepers into three categories: breakouts, bouncebacks and discounts all of which have value to offer your team on draft day and identify the players who are primed to outperform their average draft position this year. Aaron Dobson, C.J. Spiller, and Rueben Randle are just a few of the names who we’re tabbing for a big year in 2014.

Jul 27

Week 17 Two Start Pitchers

Week 17 means there are only a handful of Fantasy Baseball weeks left in the season. Fantasy Football is on all of our minds, but it’s these few weeks that will decide whether or not you end up a Fantasy Baseball champion. Two Start Pitchers are a big part of taking that extra step to securing your matchup. You either stream on the weekend or you don’t have to because you scouted and picked up a couple Two Start Pitchers for Week 17. It always nice to have that option come Sunday if you need to catch up in a couple categories.

Jul 26

Week 17 MLB Waiver Wire: The Stroman One

In this week’s edition of the Weekly Waiver Wire, we have a former high-school basketball star, a Blue Devil legend, a player who bats lefty but throws with his right, and a 5 time All Star. Week 17 MLB Waiver Wire – players to add: Austin Jackson (OF,DET,71% owned): Normally, I try not to endorse …

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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.

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