1. 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 3 months ago 9,537 reads 9 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 10,223 reads 49 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 3,479 reads 10 comments

  4. WWE Fantasy Booking: Survivor Series 2014

    Sure, the Survivor Series is seven months away. Sure, you never know if WWE will honor the traditional Survivor Series match gimmick. Sure, most—if not all—of the current storylines will be resolved by November...

    Dustin Murrell Written by Dustin Murrell about 3 months ago 9,518 reads 72 comments

  5. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 4'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 regards to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 18,519 reads 47 comments

  6. Chelsea Loses Petr Cech and John Terry to Injury During Champions League Play

    Chelsea came away with a tie in Madrid on Tuesday, but it came at an exceptionally high cost. The team has lost both first-choice goalkeeper Petr Cech and team captain John Terry for the rest of the season...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 2,722 reads 8 comments

  7. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Kershaw, Wainwright, Sale and More

    More injuries? Yes, that's been the storyline across baseball seemingly since camps opened in February. With all of the injuries to big names costing teams time and money, perhaps we should worry about some sort of surgery count for Drs...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 4,743 reads 1 comments

  8. 2014 Early Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings

    With the 2014 NFL draft finally approaching, here’s an early look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ fantasy football tight end rankings. 1. Calvin Johnson, Detroit Lions Megatron has averaged 1,712...

    Ryan Lester Written by Ryan Lester about 3 months ago 4,220 reads 4 comments

  9. Fantasy Baseball: 10 Sleepers to Pick Up Before Upcoming Breakouts

    They say it's better late than never, but early is even better than late. Fantasy baseball managers don't want to jump the gun on a guy who subsequently wastes a roster spot...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 18,344 reads 7 comments

  10. Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich: Simulating UCL Semi-Final Clash Using FIFA 14

    Real Madrid and Bayern Munich have come to battle. The two giants of European football meet in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final first leg, following on from the bland 0-0 draw between Atletico Madrid and Chelsea the night before...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 3 months ago 3,083 reads 4 comments

  11. Fantasy Football 2014: Outlook for Draft's Top 5 Tight Ends

    While they don’t come with the same fanfare as running backs and wide receivers when it comes to fantasy appeal, tight ends should not be neglected on fantasy football draft day...

    Daniel Stack Written by Daniel Stack about 3 months ago 6,363 reads 8 comments

  12. Ivan Nova Latest Pitcher Heading for Surgery, Yankees Struggle Filling Rotation

    As important as it is to have a true ace—or two, if you're the New York Yankees —it's as important to go five deep, or deeper, in the modern game...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 754 reads 2 comments

  13. Craig Kimbrel Shoulder Soreness Seems to Be Hurting Braves Even More

    Less than two innings isn't much of a sample size, but since coming back from shoulder soreness, Craig Kimbrel hasn't looked much like the Craig Kimbrel of old...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 6,434 reads 10 comments

  14. Chris Sale Hits DL with Arm Problems, Sox Look for Answers on Ace's Injury

    The Chicago White Sox placed team ace Chris Sale on the disabled list with what they called a flexor strain in his pitching elbow, according to Scott Merkin of MLB.com ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 7,325 reads 9 comments

  15. Clayton Kershaw Getting Closer to Dodgers Return After Shoulder Injury

    A simulated game isn't an ideal situation to test a player's progress, but it is a good sign that Clayton Kershaw was able to make it through his sim without causing issues in his injured shoulder, as the Orange County Register noted ...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 4,474 reads 6 comments

  16. Carlos Gonzalez Will Be Challenged to Play Through Knee Pain for Rockies

    Carlos Gonzalez is one of the most talented players in the National League , but over the past few seasons, he hasn't been healthy enough to turn that into production...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 3 months ago 2,556 reads 1 comments

  17. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 4

    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 3 months ago 27,668 reads 41 comments

  18. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Updating the Top 150 Big Board, Week 3

    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 11,104 reads 41 comments

  19. Fantasy NASCAR 2014: Picks, Top Drivers for Toyota Owners 400

    The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Richmond, Va., this week for the Toyota Owners 400. While the last race at Darlington was one of the longest on the schedule (500 miles), the race at Richmond is one of the shortest (300 miles)...

    Chad Robb Written by Chad Robb about 3 months ago 14,245 reads 0 comments

  20. Early Fantasy Baseball Keeper League Prospects 'Watch List'

    In the wake of Wednesday's promotion and debut of outfielder George Springer, one of the top prospects in a loaded Houston Astros system—not to mention, all of Major League ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 12,960 reads 11 comments

  21. Fantasy Baseball Sleepers: Questionable Pickups Who Are Worth the Risk

    With nearly three weeks complete in the fantasy baseball season, owners are getting a better idea of how their teams look for the 2014 season...

    Nathaniel Reeves Written by Nathaniel Reeves about 3 months ago 2,429 reads 0 comments

  22. Fantasy Baseball 2014: Week 3'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 regards to getting value in the trading game...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 3 months ago 18,617 reads 57 comments

  23. 5 Mets Fantasy Baseball Sleepers to Watch in 2014

    In recent years, David Wright has been one of the few regular New York Mets— if not the only Met— to be selected quickly in fantasy baseball drafts...

    Shale Briskin Written by Shale Briskin about 3 months ago 1,360 reads 0 comments

  24. Fantasy Football 2014: Outlook for Draft's Top 10 Wide Receivers

    Although the wide receiver position is not held in the same regard as the running back position in fantasy football (especially when it comes to rookies), this year’s crop of rookie wideout prospects is both too deep and talented to be ignored...

    Daniel Stack Written by Daniel Stack about 3 months ago 7,294 reads 4 comments

  25. 5 Boston Red Sox Fantasy Baseball Sleepers to Watch in 2014

    Two weeks have passed in most fantasy baseball leagues and, like most owners, you are probably starting to wonder just how your team will pan out after the start to the MLB 2014 season...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 3 months ago 2,518 reads 0 comments