1. Why Nick Foles Was Fantasy Football's Biggest Surprise in 2013

    Surprises were aplenty in the ever-changing landscape of fantasy football in 2013, but none were as big or as impactful to his position as Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles was to the quarterback position...

    Mark Cover Written by Mark Cover about 4 months ago 2,947 reads 2 comments

  2. Risk Ratings: Risky Rehabs and Returns for MLB 2014

    One of the best ways to get a quick advantage in any fantasy draft is to understand the comebacks. Whether it's Tommy John or knee surgery, the idea that any player can be predicted is false...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 4 months ago 4,454 reads 0 comments

  3. 2014 Fantasy Baseball NL-Only Second Base Rankings

    Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ second base rankings for NL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Matt Carpenter, St. Louis Cardinals Matt Carpenter posted a ...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 4 months ago 1,208 reads 2 comments

  4. Fantasy Premier League 2014 Week 28: Players Set for Strong End to the Season

    The 2013-14 Premier League season has flown by, and with just 11 games remaining in the domestic calendar, efficient selection of your fantasy team is more important now than ever...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 4 months ago 1,564 reads 0 comments

  5. 2014 Fantasy Baseball: What's the Word on Cincinnati Reds' Billy Hamilton?

    Billy Hamilton will be the starting center fielder for the Cincinnati Reds come Opening Day. He possesses blazing speed and knows how to use it...

    Justin Olexa Written by Justin Olexa about 4 months ago 3,202 reads 2 comments

  6. 2014 Fantasy Baseball AL-Only Second Base Rankings

    Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ second base rankings for AL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 5 months ago 354 reads 0 comments

  7. Risk Ratings: Using Risk and Relative Value to Help Your Fantasy Baseball Draft

    So you saw who the riskiest players were yesterday, but the question I always get from fantasy players is how they use the Risk Ratings to adjust their own draft boards. It's a key question and one that can be a real differentiator ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 3,721 reads 1 comments

  8. 2014 Fantasy Baseball NL-Only First Base Rankings

    Here's the first look at the 2014 Lester's Legends' First Base Rankings for NL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Paul Goldschmidt , Arizona Diamondbacks All Paul Goldschmidt did last year was hit ...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 5 months ago 477 reads 0 comments

  9. Cristiano Ronaldo Depicted as 'Ogre' in Elaborate Marca Photoshop

    Spanish newspaper Marca thinks that Schalke will have a pretty tough time of things against Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid when the sides meet in the Champions League last 16 round on Wednesday...

    Mark Patterson Written by Mark Patterson about 5 months ago 23,425 reads 39 comments

  10. MLB's Riskiest Players for 2014 Season

    To understand the ratings here and why these specific players are risky, first you must understand risk. This is not a general term, but a very specific term of art most closely related to the insurance industry...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 15,523 reads 32 comments

  11. 2014 Fantasy Football: 10 Rookie Prospects with Best Chance for Fantasy Success

    For fantasy football purists the season never stops and now that we are fresh off the combine, it’s time to start assessing which prospects have the best chance for fantasy glory in their rookie seasons heading into the NFL draft...

    Daniel Stack Written by Daniel Stack about 5 months ago 24,071 reads 26 comments

  12. Olympiacos vs. Manchester United: Simulating Champions League Tie on FIFA 14

    Manchester United's best chance of qualifying for next season's Champions League is winning this year's competition. Considering how poorly David Moyes' men have played this campaign, this is looking something of a herculean task...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 5 months ago 8,077 reads 23 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball Sleepers 2014: Rankings, Stat Predictions for Late-Round Gems

    Finding sleepers in the late rounds of fantasy baseball drafts can be one of the most rewarding parts about being a fantasy baseball owner. It's always nice to snag a guy in the 20th round and watch him blossom into a legit everyday player...

    Alex Espinoza Written by Alex Espinoza about 5 months ago 14,906 reads 5 comments

  14. Fantasy NASCAR Picks for 2014 Sprint Cup Series at Phoenix

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will head west this week for The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix. Last week, the cars were turning laps at 200 mph on the high banks of Daytona...

    Chad Robb Written by Chad Robb about 5 months ago 13,222 reads 1 comments

  15. 2014 Fantasy Baseball AL-Only 1st Base Rankings

    Here's the first look at the 2014 Lester's Legends' first base rankings for AL-only fantasy baseball leagues . I’m not including the likes of Carlos Santana or Joe Mauer because you're likely using them in your catcher slot...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 5 months ago 660 reads 4 comments

  16. Risk Ratings: Can Baseball Injuries Be Predicted?

    I have been writing the Team Health Reports for 14 years now. I won't bury the lede here: I'm not writing team-by-team reports this year. Instead, I want to focus on the results of the underlying Risk Ratings...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 5 months ago 2,623 reads 8 comments

  17. FIFA 14 Ultimate Team: Overlooked January Upgrades Who Will Improve Your Squad

    EA Sports recently released a comprehensive list of January upgrades for FIFA 14 Ultimate Team , improving many players' stats after their excellent performances throughout the current season...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 5 months ago 5,647 reads 3 comments

  18. FIFA 14 Ultimate Team: EA Sports' Pele Image Shows Brazilian Legend in Hot Tub

    Ever wondered where EA Sports sourced their images for the FIFA 14 Ultimate Team's Legendary items? With perhaps thousands of Pele images to choose from, the developer settled upon a photo of Brazil's godlike striker in a steamy bath...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 5 months ago 2,407 reads 0 comments

  19. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Designated Hitter Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Designated Hitter Rankings. 1. David Ortiz, Boston Red Sox Big Papi just keeps delivering. He hit .309 with 84 runs, 30 home runs and 103 RBI...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 5 months ago 1,365 reads 0 comments

  20. Premier League Fantasy Football 2013-14: 5 Disappointing Players This Season

    As this rollercoaster of a season lurches from one emotion to another, in the last 10 days we have witnessed three different competitions wreak havoc with our nerves...

    Theo Rowley Written by Theo Rowley about 5 months ago 3,375 reads 1 comments

  21. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Closer Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Closer Rankings. 1. Craig Kimbrel , Atlanta Braves Craig Kimbrel has a 1.48 ERA, a 0.57 WHIP, 138 saves and 341 strikeouts in 206...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 5 months ago 10,126 reads 2 comments

  22. Fantasy Premier League: Bold Punts for Gameweek 27

    Fantasy Premier League heads into its 27th gameweek this coming Saturday, and fantasy aficionados are, as always, looking to steal a march on their rivals and rise up the global ladder...

    Hemant Dua Written by Hemant Dua about 5 months ago 3,274 reads 0 comments

  23. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Starting Pitcher Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Starting Pitcher Rankings. 1. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers Clayton Kershaw is 51-23 over the past three years with a 2...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 5 months ago 4,819 reads 0 comments

  24. 2014 Fantasy Baseball Outfielder Rankings

    Here’s the first look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ Outfielder Rankings. 1. Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels Mike Trout regressed a little from his .326-129-30-83-49 line, but his ...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 5 months ago 3,068 reads 0 comments

  25. Fantasy Baseball 2014 Preview: Sleepers, Predictions and Position Rankings

    Spring is coming. As MLB players report to duty in preparation for the 2014 season, fantasy baseball managers also must begin their training...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 23,031 reads 39 comments