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Looking Back: How Good Was Michael Young?

Another MLB season has passed, and another great fantasy baseball player has decided to hang up his cleats.¬† Following in the footsteps of Mariano "Mo" Rivera and Lance "Big Puma" Berkman, Michael Young has retired from the game of baseball.Young leaves the game as a 7 time All-Star, 6 in a row ('04-'09) and a gold glover at the SS position in 2008.¬...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Started From the Bottom

I am in one Yahoo and one ESPN fantasy basketball league.  In the Yahoo league, I am currently in 5th place, 8 games back of 1st place in my division (2nd seed).  But in the ESPN league, which I was not present for the draft, I am in dead last and have yet to win a week!  Sounds almost impossible, but it is true.  That is where you all come in.  Together, we are going to make...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the 2014 NBA All-Star Teams

Every year when the starting lineups are announced, it's usually the same exact guys from the previous year. Most people wish the league would do away with fan voting, as some players are selected as a starter without even playing a single game, or have played less than 10 games on the year. This year that guy is Kobe Bryant. Next we get to the reserves and you look through...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Best Scorer in the NBA

People always say Carmelo Anthony is the best scorer in the NBA, and being a New York Knicks fan, it is hard to argue and at the same time very easy to debate!  But no NBA player, in recent memory, has had the stretch Kevin Durant is currently having.  Since the start of the new year, Kevin Durant is averaging over 35 points per game, including 5 40+ point nights.  He has scored...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Bowl Box Pool Odds

Based on the final score from 256 regular season games and 10 playoff matchups from the 2013-14 season, the following information should help you understand your odds of winning your Super Bowl Box Pool this year!  What boxes did you end up with and how much did you pay per box?DOWNLOAD YOUR SUPER BOWL BINGO CARDS !Scores from ESPN0 appeared 90 times (16.9%) 1 appeared 58 times...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

How Good Can Anthony Davis Be?

It is scary to think that Anthony Davis is only in his second season in the NBA and he is just 20 years old! At 6'10 220, Davis is super lanky and extremely athletic. As long as he can avoid a serious injury then we could be watching a future NBA Hall of Famer.Not only is Davis averaging a double double at 20.1 points and 10.5 rebounds, but he is shooting 51% from the field and...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

What Is The Greatest NBA Draft Class Of All-Time

After looking back at just how bad the 2013 NBA draft was, we decided to look back at past drafts and see what year provided the NBA with the best players.2001 - This year introduced us to some of the best international players who have played in the NBA. Pau Gasol, Tony Parker and Mehmet Okur were all an All-Star in their career, while Gasol and Parker have each won multiple championships...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Is This The Worst NBA Rookie Class Of All Time?

Every night I go through the NBA box scores, I specifically look for rookies to see if they are making any impact with their new teams. It's very rare, this season, that I see a rookie getting big minutes or providing anything offensively.Only 3 rookies are dropping double digits points a nightMichael Carter-Williams - 17.3Victor Oladipo - 13.8Trey Burke - 13.5 Lets look at...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Bowl XLVIII Prop Bets

The NFL Conference Championship games were difficult to predict.  Not that we are surprised the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks won, but our Over/Unders and point spreads.  Six of the nine of us picked the Broncos/Patriots to go over 55.5 points.  They combined for 42.  And the Seahawks/49ers O/U was 40 so we all pushed.  Justin was the only player to get all 3 total points...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Memorable Super Bowl Moments In The Last 10 Years

With Super Bowl XLVIII just six days away, we wanted to take a look back at some of the most memorable plays from the last 10 Super Bowls. These plays are in no specific order, just big plays for their team in crucial moments of the game. New Orleans Saints Onsides Kick - Super Bowl XLIVPlaying in their first Super Bowl, New Orleans shocked everyone watching the game with an...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos - Super Bowl XLVIII Simulation

Who Will Win Super Bowl XLVIII?Denver BroncosSeattle SeahawksView resultsPowered by FreeOnlineSurveys.comDenver Broncos0% Seattle Seahawks0% Create a poll like this With light snow falling from the sky and the temperature at 28 degrees, Super Bowl XLVIII was underway as Matt Prater booted the opening kickoff through the end zone, setting up Seattle with a 1st down at their own 20...
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January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrea Bargnani Out Indefinitely

The New York Knicks can add Andrea Bargnani to the list of players not available for play.  An MRI revealed a torn ligament in his elbow.  Bargs has played in 42 games for the Knicks averaging 30 minutes, 13 points and 5 rebounds.  The Knicks are already without Amar'e Stoudemire and Kenyon Martin who are both out for a couple weeks.  That leaves Tyson Chandler alone in the...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Bowl XLVIII - How Did We Get Here?

Since the Wildcard round of the NFL Playoffs, we have been polling our readers, asking them to pick the winners of each game. You guys went 3-2 in the AFC, thinking the Cincinnati Bengals would win at home against the San Diego Chargers, and surprisingly enough, picking against Peyton Manning's Denver Broncos, at home against Tom Brady's New England Patriots. ¬† At just¬...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kawhi Leonard Out 3-4 Weeks

The injuries just keep on piling up in the NBA and for the San Antonio Spurs especially.  They will be without 3rd year wingman Kawhi Leonard for 3-4 weeks after he broke his right fourth metacarpal.  Leonard is having a nice season, shooting over 50% from the field, averaging 11 points per game while adding 6 rebounds a night.  The Spurs have played a bunch of games recently...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Garza Signs With Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers have signed Matt Garza to a 4 year $52 mil deal.  Garza will join Yovani Gallardo, Kyle Lohse, Marco Estrada and Wily Peralta in the Brewers rotation.  Since being traded to the Chicago Cubs from the Tampa Bay Rays after the 2010 season, Garza is just 25-23 with an ERA in the high 3s.  He was traded again last season after a 6-1 start with the Cubbies to...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Are The Yankees World Series Contenders?

The New York Yankees have made a number of big signings this off season as they've improved their lineup as well as their starting rotation.Not only did they fix the holes in their outfield but they brought in Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran two guys who will make a huge impact in their lineup with speed and power. The Bronx Bombers also signed catcher Brian McCann, a lefty...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka Signs With New York Yankees

The New York Yankees and Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka have agreed on a 7 year $155 mil deal to bring the Ace to the Bronx.  Tanaka joins CC Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda, Ivan Nova, and eventually Michael Pineda making the Pinstripes pitching staff pretty darn good.  Will be interesting to see how he handles the NY media.  Hideki Matsui seemed pretty comfortable in New York.
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Bowl Bingo

Looking for a fun, cheap way to host the greatest Super Bowl party of all time?!  Well then print out our Super Bowl Bingo game boards for your guests!It's all very simple:Click hereFile, PrintThere are 50 unique game boardsIf you do indeed use these Super Bowl XLVIII Bingo Boards, please leave a comment, and/or shout it out on twitter or facebook!Don't forget to bookmark...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 Selling NFL Player Jerseys

According to NFLshop.com these are the top 10 selling jerseys in the NFL:1) Peyton Manning2) Russell Wilson3) Colin Kaepernick4) Tom Brady5) Drew Brees6) Marshawn Lynch7) Adrian Peterson8) Aaron Rodgers9) Ryan Tannehill10) Richard ShermanFrom this list, I see a couple of trends.A. The NFL has a solid core of young quarterbacks who will take over this league in a few yearsB. There...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ultimate Super Bowl Cookbook

We searched the internet far and wide asking the nation what they eat on Super Bowl Sunday. Here are some of the best answers we got from Reddit, Twitter, Facebook and our own experiences! In the process we learned that Denver locals, who don't even know what the local cuisine is, love some Green Chili and Seattle locals, as you would expect, love them some seafood!  This...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Would You Like To See The Super Bowl Played In The Snow?

Today the tri-state (NY/NJ/CT) area is getting hammered with snow, expected to get 6-12 inches through Wednesday morning. This could potentially be the type of weather we see on Super Bowl Sunday.Clearly any type of weather that would make it tough to throw the ball in would favor the Seattle Seahawks. Seattle already has the best defense in football, now take away the pass from...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos vs Top Defense

The Denver Broncos averaged an incredible 37.9 points per game this season, which was 10 points higher than the Philadelphia Eagles who averaged the second most in the NFL.  The Broncos were the only team to have 5,000 passing yards with 5,444, which was good for 340 yards per game. They also ranked 15th in rushing yards with 117 per game.  Their unstoppable pass game, helps open...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Bowl XLVIII Story Lines

Super Bowl 48 is set.  The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks won their Conference Championship games and we have a GREAT matchup for Super Bowl Sunday at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.  The next two weeks of football media coverage are going to get annoying...fast.  Russell Wilson vs Peyton Manning, Richard Sherman vs the World, Offense vs Defense, etc.  So let's talk...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Kemba Walker Rolls Ankle

The Charlotte Bobcats will be with out PG Kemba Walker for a while, after he stepped on Chris Bosh's ankle last night. Ramon Sessions will step in at the 'Cats starting PG and is a must own in fantasy basketball. He hasn't started a game since the 2011-12 season, but in 23 starts he averaged 13.7 points and 7 assists per game. Walker was averaging 18 points and...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Who Are The Best Professional Coaches?

The New York Jets agreed to a multiyear extension with Rex Ryan today and it got me wondering, how many GOOD-GREAT coaches are really out there?  I'm talking about all professional sports, not just the NFL, but the MLB, NBA and NHL too.  I don't know enough about hockey to comment, but if you do, please feel free!As far as the NFL, Bill Belichick is the one guy who stands...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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