1. Italy vs. Costa Rica: Simulating Crucial World Cup Group D Match Using FIFA 14

    Italy and Costa Rica can take control of the World Cup's Group D section if they grab three points when the two teams meet...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 2 months ago 5,669 reads 6 comments

  2. Fantasy Football 2014: Making the Case for Terrance Williams

    Terrance Williams has a great opportunity in 2014 to blossom in his second year and take both the NFL and fantasy leagues by storm...

    Daniel Stack Written by Daniel Stack about 2 months ago 8,435 reads 9 comments

  3. Uruguay vs. England: Simulating Crucial Group D World Cup Match Using 'FIFA 14'

    Uruguay and England suffered defeats in their opening Group D games. While both have zero points, their displays were very different. The South Americans were stunned 3-1 against a Costa Rica squad that battled wholeheartedly for the win...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 2 months ago 7,493 reads 11 comments

  4. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Harper, Wieters, Posey and More

    Every hitter wishes they could be Tony Gwynn. Like Ted Williams before him, Gwynn was as pure a hitter as you'd see, but what you didn't see was all the hard work behind the scenes...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 242 reads 0 comments

  5. Fantasy Football Rankings 2014: Early Breakdown of Top Defenses, Kickers, IDPs

    Fantasy football tends to be as lopsided toward offense and skill positions as this modern-day NFL . We tend to overlook defense and special teams...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 2 months ago 23,155 reads 24 comments

  6. Spain vs. Chile: Simulating Vital Group B World Cup Match Using FIFA 14

    Spain currently sit bottom of Group B after receiving a sound thrashing during their opening World Cup match...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 2 months ago 3,944 reads 0 comments

  7. Gerrit Cole Showing Progress, Pirates Hope 100 MPH Ace Returns Quickly

    Now that we've dismissed the i dea of pitch cost in the abstract, can we soon do the same with velocity cost? With the outbreak of arm surgeries, many, including some sharp knives ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 2,152 reads 0 comments

  8. Bryce Harper Making Progress after Thumb Surgery, Back to Nationals Soon

    Bryce Harper is making progress. Nationals fans should be paying attention to Josh Hamilton, who's had a relatively simple return from his similar thumb surgery...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 2,799 reads 1 comments

  9. Fantasy Football 2014: 4 Running Backs Whose Fantasy Values Have Gone Down

    It is hard to be a productive running back in the NFL these days thanks to the dreaded running back by committee systems more teams are employing and with passing numbers at record highs...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 2 months ago 3,464 reads 1 comments

  10. Brazil vs. Mexico: Simulating Crucial World Cup Match Using FIFA 14 on Xbox One

    Brazil got the victory they craved during the 2014 World Cup opener against Croatia, albeit in controversial circumstances. Mexico also moved beyond Cameroon in another match defined by poor decisions, but hey, that's football ...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 2 months ago 5,281 reads 1 comments

  11. Fantasy NASCAR at Sonoma 2014: Picks, Top Drivers for Toyota/Save Mart 350

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Sonoma , California, this week for the Toyota/Save Mart 350. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will take a break from high-speed oval race tracks to take on the 12-turn, 1...

    Chad Robb Written by Chad Robb about 2 months ago 13,523 reads 7 comments

  12. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 12

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions, just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 19,140 reads 15 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball: Week 12 Start 'Em or Sit 'Em Breakdown

    Fantasy baseball managers are constantly tasked with weighing past success with present-day reality and future expectations. An incorrect calculation can force owners to hang on to an old favorite for too long...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 5,321 reads 0 comments

  14. Germany vs. Portugal: Simulating Crucial 2014 World Cup Clash Using 'FIFA 14'

    Germany and Portugal are ready for battle at the 2014 World Cup. The pair will fancy their chances of performing well in Brazil, where a win in the first group match will prove to be a huge step toward making the knockout rounds...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 2 months ago 15,761 reads 7 comments

  15. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 11

    With the 2014 baseball season going full tilt, the fantasy version of the sport needs all kinds of attention. Like, every-week attention—lest we fickle owners get frustrated and cranky, and that just isn't good for anyone...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 4,958 reads 13 comments

  16. Argentina vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina: Simulating World Cup Clash Using 'FIFA 14'

    Will Lionel Messi turn up at the 2014 World Cup? While Argentinian hopes are pinned on the Barcelona man, the Brazilian public will be hoping to see another no-show from the iconic star...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 3 months ago 10,185 reads 9 comments

  17. England vs. Italy: Simulating World Cup Group D Opener Using 'FIFA 14'

    England head into the World Cup as a second-seed side with grounded expectations. Certainly a refreshing approach for the Three Lions, who will be tested against Italy, a side who possesses the habit of coming good at major tournaments...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 3 months ago 17,706 reads 26 comments

  18. Fantasy Football 2014: Breaking Down Best Late-Round Steals and Deep Sleepers

    It's getting closer and closer to that time of year. Draft season in fantasy football is just around the corner. In fact, many dynasty leagues are already holding their rookie drafts...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 51,397 reads 30 comments

  19. Fantasy Football 2014: Making the Case for Terrance West

    When it comes to fantasy football, drafting rookie running backs always seems to be the rage, and in 2014, one such player who may take everybody by storm is new Cleveland Browns rookie running back Terrance West...

    Daniel Stack Written by Daniel Stack about 3 months ago 11,508 reads 24 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 11's Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

    What good is talent to a fantasy owner who lacks timing? Fantasy baseball — just like the real thing — is a game of skill, luck and timing. That last trait, in particular, comes in handy in regard to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 15,642 reads 59 comments

  21. Spain vs. Netherlands: Simulating World Cup Group Clash Using FIFA 14

    Spain head to Brazil with the unenviable task of defending a World Cup crown they battled so hard to win four years ago...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 3 months ago 5,154 reads 5 comments

  22. Brazil vs. Croatia: Simulating the 2014 World Cup Opener Using 'FIFA 14'

    The World Cup is here. Finally! After all the hype, swish advertisements and injury scares, the games can begin. First up, of course, is the host nation...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 3 months ago 12,683 reads 11 comments

  23. 2014 Fantasy Football Primer: Ultimate Guide to This Year's Trophy

    It's that most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas you goof. Have you been outside recently? It's fantasy football draft season! As we move deeper into the summer, ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 3 months ago 43,081 reads 108 comments

  24. World Cup Injury Analysis on Ronaldo, Costa, Suarez, Neuer and More

    The biggest sporting event in the world should be decided by the best players in the world. Unfortunately, that's not always the case with the World Cup...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 9,077 reads 10 comments

  25. Fantasy Football Rankings 2014: Early Breakdown of the Top TEs

    This is a golden age of the tight end, the freakish 6'6", 265-pounders who can run 4.5 40s and dunk the football through the goal posts...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 3 months ago 12,532 reads 24 comments