Long-Range Targets: Fantasy Football Players for Dynasty Teams

Wide Receiver - Markus Wheaton

Dynasty leagues provide fantasy football managers a more real-life experience than do redraft leagues.  In dynasty leagues, as in the NFL, managers build their teams not only to win this year, but also to win in years to come. With dynasty managers in mind, we have assembled a list of five players who may or … Continue reading

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How to Draft a Successful Fantasy Football Team, Part Three

Darren McFadden escapes a tackle for a long gain

After reading Part One and Part Two of our series on how to draft a successful fantasy football team, are you ready for Draft Day? Almost, but not quite. We have a few more tips for fantasy football team managers to help get the season off to a strong start. Handcuffs Are Your Friends Unless … Continue reading

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How to Draft a Successful Fantasy Football Team, Part Two

Washington Redskins Training Camp

So now that you’ve had a chance to read and absorb Part One of our series on how to draft a successful fantasy football team, what else should a team manager be ready for when heading into Draft Day? Use Fresh Information It’s always comical to see the fantasy football manager who arrives at the … Continue reading

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How to Draft a Successful Fantasy Football Team, Part One

Aaron Rodgers

With the arrival of summer comes a general loss of interest in fantasy baseball, coupled with unbridled excitement about the upcoming fantasy football season. Fantasy football drafts begin in earnest, and seasons can be made or broken by what a team manager knows in the summer. Here, then, are a few tips on how to … Continue reading

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Six Fantasy Baseball Shortstops to Replace Troy Tulowitzki

Danny Espinosa

The Colorado Rockies placed shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on the disabled list on June 14 with a broken rib, expecting him to miss four to six weeks with the injury and sending fantasy baseball managers into a massive depression.  How do you replace Tulo? Well, you can’t replace the stats of the No. 1 shortstop in … Continue reading

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10 Interesting Facts About Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson swinging a bat in Dodgers uniform, 1954.

On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to reach the major leagues in modern history.  Major League Baseball retired Robinson’s No. 42 in 1997, and outside of New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, the only time No. 42 is worn in MLB is on April 15—Jackie Robinson Day—when all major leaguers … Continue reading

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March Madness: Picking the Upsets for 2013 NCAA Tournament

Mike Muscala playing for Bucknell Bison

The 2013 NCAA Tournament is upon us.  March Madness is here.  It’s time to fill out those brackets and impress your friends with your ability to correctly predict the inevitable upsets that occur in the first round of the tournament. Need some help with those upset predictions?  We have one suggestion for each region. Midwest … Continue reading

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Two More Fantasy Baseball Sleepers for 2013

Jedd Gyorko

Last week, we talked about some fantasy baseball sleepers for the 2013 season.  Since that time, two more potential sleepers have found spots on our fantasy baseball radar:  San Diego Padres infielder Jedd Gyorko and St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Shelby Miller. Jedd Gyorko Gyorko has been destroying the ball during Spring Training.  In his first … Continue reading

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2013 Fantasy Baseball Sleepers

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb

It’s time to start preparing for the 2013 fantasy baseball season.  Start by getting a really cool fantasy baseball team name.  Then start ranking players for Draft Day.  Then begin looking for sleeper picks – those guys you can snag dirt cheap in the late rounds of your fantasy baseball draft but who have the … Continue reading

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