1. Michael Bourn Hamstring Injury Could Mean Big Trouble for Indians

    Michael Bourn could be headed back to the disabled list after starting the season there. His repaired left hamstring is acting up again, a big problem so closely after surgery...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 1,428 reads 1 comments

  2. Cut Forces Matt Cain to DL, but Don't Expect Much Time Off from Giants

    Missing any time is frustrating to Matt Cain , but the San Francisco Giants are making good use of a little understood MLB rule in order to minimize that lost time...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 1,661 reads 5 comments

  3. 2014 Fantasy Football: Perfect Landing Spots for the Top 10 Prospects

    We're just days away from the NFL draft and the anticipation of where the top prospects (Sammy Watkins, Carlos Hyde, Eric Ebron , etc.) will land has NFL fans and, of course, fans of fantasy football giddy with excitement...

    Daniel Stack Written by Daniel Stack about 2 months ago 6,314 reads 8 comments

  4. Jay Bruce Knee Surgery Will Cost Reds Outfielder 1 Month or More

    The Cincinnati Reds will be without Jay Bruce for the next three-to-four weeks after they announced on Twitter that their right fielder would need knee surgery. The surgery, called a meniscectomy , removed the damaged part of his meniscus.

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 3,175 reads 8 comments

  5. Fantasy NASCAR at Kansas 2014: Picks, Top Drivers for 5-Hour Energy 400

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Kansas City, Kansas, this week for the 5-Hour Energy 400. The race will be a Saturday night special under the lights...

    Chad Robb Written by Chad Robb about 2 months ago 10,134 reads 0 comments

  6. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 6

    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 19,117 reads 4 comments

  7. Fantasy Baseball: Week 6 Start 'Em or Sit 'Em Breakdown

    Don't let the optimists bring your negativity down. Every prudent fantasy baseball manager needs to express some cynicism every now and then to succeed. Last week taught me an important lesson: Skepticism is a valuable thing...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 6,910 reads 0 comments

  8. Crystal Palace vs. Liverpool: Simulating Crucial Premier League Tie on 'FIFA 14'

    Liverpool need to provide a quick response. Manchester City took three points off Everton. Chelsea got a point against Norwich...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 2 months ago 9,363 reads 12 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 5

    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 2 months ago 11,133 reads 43 comments

  10. WWE Extreme Rules 2014: Stipulations That Could Have Been on the Card

    The annual Extreme Rules pay-per-view is a bit of a bonanza for fans of wrestling's adult side. Since the start of the "PG Era," matches with extreme gimmicks are more or less confined to this one event...

    Tom Beasley Written by Tom Beasley about 2 months ago 6,000 reads 29 comments

  11. Wayne Rooney Groin Injury Could Mean His Season Done for Manchester Utd

    With rumors swirling of a training pitch injury for Wayne Rooney late this week, his absence in Saturday's game against Sunderland served as confirmation. Interim manager Ryan Giggs confirmed on Friday that Rooney is dealing with a groin injury...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 2,866 reads 3 comments

  12. Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 37: Players with Doubles Worth Considering

    With Gameweek 37, the penultimate one of the season, on the horizon, it's now or never for Fantasy Premier League aficionados. There isn't a lot of time left for those looking to make a significant rise up the global ladder...

    Hemant Dua Written by Hemant Dua about 2 months ago 2,203 reads 0 comments

  13. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 5 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 regards to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 months ago 18,176 reads 26 comments

  14. Chelsea vs. Atletico Madrid: Simulating Champions League Semi-Final on FIFA 14

    Chelsea and Atletico Madrid battled through one of the Champions League's blandest semi-finals ever last week...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 2 months ago 5,318 reads 16 comments

  15. 2014 Fantasy Football:10 Projected Mid-Round Prospects Who Can Be Fantasy Steals

    While NFL teams might strike it rich in the first couple of rounds of the draft, it could be the middle rounds of the NFL draft where fantasy owners can find gold, as that is where a glut of running backs and mid-tier wide receivers will be taken...

    Daniel Stack Written by Daniel Stack about 2 months ago 11,107 reads 6 comments

  16. Breaking Down Bryce Harper's Post-Surgery Path Back to Stardom

    The worst case happened for Bryce Harper . As I noted yesterday, Harper was headed to Dr. Thomas Graham in Cleveland to have his thumb checked. That opinion will lead to surgery to correct a severe sprain of a ligament in his hand, according to MLB.

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 6,296 reads 57 comments

  17. Fantasy Football 2014: 5 Early Sleepers at Wide Receiver

    Kenny Britt. Lance Moore. Sidney Rice. Dwayne Bowe . Yes, these are all receivers who had seriously disappointing seasons in 2013. But more importantly, they're all names that were chosen ahead of Alshon Jeffery and Josh Gordon in most fantasy drafts.

    Kyle Pappas Written by Kyle Pappas about 2 months ago 6,319 reads 0 comments

  18. Fantasy NASCAR at Talladega 2014: Picks, Top Drivers for Aaron's 499

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Talladega , Alabama, this week for the Aaron’s 499. This will be the first trip back to a superspeedway since the Daytona 500...

    Chad Robb Written by Chad Robb about 2 months ago 11,081 reads 3 comments

  19. Choosing a Bayern Munich and Real Madrid Combined XI

    Tuesday’s epic Champions League semi-final sees two of world football’s biggest clubs battle it out for a place in next month’s showpiece final in Lisbon. It could be a historic season for whoever wins this one...

    Liam Newman Written by Liam Newman about 2 months ago 3,650 reads 10 comments

  20. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 5

    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 26,106 reads 23 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball: Week 5 Start 'Em or Sit 'Em Breakdown

    The April portion of the calendar transforms into May during Week 5 of the MLB season. Does this mean gloomy pitchers will blossom into delightful flowers? Pitchers who rained ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 months ago 7,774 reads 2 comments

  22. Fantasy Football 2014: Projections for Second-Tier Tight Ends on New Teams

    While millions of dollars have been spent on offensive tackles, pass-rushers and wide receivers during this NFL offseason, the one position where the bank accounts have not been broken is tight end...

    Craig Rondinone Written by Craig Rondinone about 2 months ago 1,369 reads 1 comments

  23. Bryce Harper Thumb Injury Could Be Serious, Nationals Wait on Specialist

    The Washington Nationals will lose Bryce Harper for at least 15 days, but a thumb injury could be much worse. Given the mechanism of injury and his size, the biggest concern was that he'd done exactly what Josh Hamilton had, tearing a ligament...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 2 months ago 9,530 reads 9 comments

  24. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 4

    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 2 months ago 10,217 reads 49 comments

  25. Liverpool vs. Chelsea: Simulating Crucial Premier League Decider on FIFA 14

    Liverpool are just seven points away from winning the Premier League title. Before the start of the season, this kind of scenario only seemed possible on FIFA 14 or, indeed, your football video game of choice...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 2 months ago 3,469 reads 10 comments