1. Fantasy Basketball 2014: Complete 1st-Round Rankings and Mock Draft

    It was a summer of shake-ups in the NBA , as big-name superstars switched teams, and potential stars of the future entered the league in a loaded draft class...

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  2. NBA Preseason 2014: Schedule and Predictions for Remaining Marquee Games

    The NBA season is rapidly approaching, but there is still work to be done in the preseason as new stars, draft picks and veterans get accustomed to their teams...

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  3. NCAA Football Rankings 2014: Week 9 Standings and Analysis for Latest Polls

    It may seem like the national picture changes every single week in college football, but we enter Week 9 with four SEC teams and the defending champions in the Top Five...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 hours ago 1,654 reads 0 comments

  4. NFL Power Rankings: Initial Post-Sunday Breakdown Ahead of Week 8

    Week 7 in the NFL taught us a few things. For one, the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning appear ready to challenge for another spot in the Super Bowl. All No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 hours ago 8,269 reads 4 comments

  5. Monday Night Football Week 7: TV Schedule, Live Stream for Texans vs. Steelers

    The Houston Texans and Pittsburgh Steelers both had playoff hopes earlier in the season, but they are now each looking to simply get over .500. The Texans are 3-3, but they have lost three of their past four games after starting 2-0...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 hours ago 2,404 reads 1 comments

  6. College Football Rankings 2014: Latest Standings and Predictions for Week 9

    The saying may suggest that getting there is half the fun, but the journey to the College Football Playoff sure seems like a lot more fun than that...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 hours ago 2,511 reads 0 comments

  7. Week 7 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Final Review of Most Difficult Fantasy Matchups

    Here we are on a Sunday morning in Week 7, and your fantasy football lineup isn ’t set. Sure, starting Aaron Rodgers or DeMarco Murray is a no-brainer, but you can’t figure out who to throw in that tricky flex slot...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 2,249 reads 0 comments

  8. Fantasy Football Week 7 Rankings: Last-Minute Outlook for Flex Players

    The flex position may be the most overlooked spot on your fantasy football roster, but it can also be the most important...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 3,119 reads 0 comments

  9. MLB Playoffs 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream and World Series Game 1 Preview

    It has been exactly two years since the San Francisco Giants won the World Series, so it makes perfect sense that they are in the Fall Classic. After all, San Francisco won the title in 2010 and 2012 and has made a habit of every-other-year success...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 2,324 reads 0 comments

  10. Dodgers Have Reportedly Spoken to Josh Byrnes About GM Position

    According to a report from Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles , Andrew Friedman, who is the new president of baseball operations for the Los Angeles Dodgers, has reached out to former ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 4,864 reads 5 comments

  11. Kentucky Big Blue Madness 2014: Recap and Twitter Reaction for Wildcats

    The Kentucky Wildcats have national title aspirations, but Friday night's Big Blue Madness was all about enjoying the arrival of basketball season and entertaining their legions of fans...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 11,483 reads 35 comments

  12. Fantasy Football Week 7: Skill Players Poised for Monster Games

    If Friday’s trade that sent Percy Harvin to the New York Jets inspired you to make some moves in your fantasy football league, there are certain players you should target heading into Week 7...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 22,600 reads 45 comments

  13. Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch's 2014 Fantasy Outlook After Percy Harvin Trade

    The Seattle Seahawks won a Super Bowl without much help from Percy Harvin last season, thanks largely to Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch , and they will try to do it again in 2014 after Friday’s trade...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 21,652 reads 28 comments

  14. Percy Harvin's Instant Fantasy Reaction After Reportedly Being Traded to Jets

    The Seattle Seahawks and New York Jets sent shockwaves throughout the NFL (and fantasy football leagues) Friday when they agreed to a trade involving wide receiver Percy Harvin ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 64,463 reads 85 comments

  15. Week 7 NFL Picks: Odds and Upset Predictions to Watch

    Only two of the 14 remaining games on the NFL ’s Week 7 slate have point spreads of three points or less, which means we could be in store for some upsets on Sunday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 1,458 reads 0 comments

  16. Zac Stacy's Updated Fantasy Outlook Heading into Week 7

    Fantasy football would be a lot easier if reality in the NFL always matched preseason perception and expectations — especially for Zac Stacy owners...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 3,169 reads 0 comments

  17. World Series 2014: Schedule and Early Preview for Royals vs. Cardinals

    It looked like we were on our way to a Game 6 in the National League Championship Series when the St. Louis Cardinals took a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the eighth inning Thursday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 959 reads 0 comments

  18. Bowl Predictions 2014: Updated Playoff Projections Heading into Week 8

    We projected Florida State, Oklahoma, Michigan State and Alabama as the four playoff teams heading into Week 7’s slate of games, and we are not going to change that now...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 4,723 reads 9 comments

  19. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Tar Heels' Top Targets in 2014 Early Signing Period

    Is it time to worry about North Carolina basketball recruiting with the early signing period on the horizon (Nov. 12-19, per NationalLetter ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 13,826 reads 19 comments

  20. Ohio State Basketball Recruiting: Top Targets in 2014 Early Signing Period

    As the 2014 early signing period approaches in college basketball (Nov. 12-19, according to nationalletter .org ), the Ohio State basketball program may not land another target in the 2015 recruiting class...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 days ago 4,978 reads 3 comments

  21. Baltimore Marathon 2014: Route, Course Map, Times, Event Details

    Their beloved Baltimore Orioles may have been swept in the American League Championship Series, but the people of Baltimore will celebrate their city when they hit the streets for the 2014 Baltimore Marathon on Saturday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 2,857 reads 0 comments

  22. Duke Basketball: What Amile Jefferson Will Bring to 2014-15 Blue Devils

    With so much excitement surrounding the incoming freshmen in the Duke basketball program, it is easy to overlook the key returnees—like Amile Jefferson—as the 2014-15 season approaches...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 days ago 4,189 reads 14 comments

  23. Week 7 NFL Picks: Predictions on Vegas' Mid-Week Betting Odds and Lines

    As we enter Week 7 of the NFL season, it is clear that we don’t really know much of anything. The New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers have looked both incredible and terrible at different points this season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 3,099 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Preseason 2014: Schedule and Predictions for Under-the-Radar Rookies

    The NBA preseason may be more important for rookies than veterans and superstars, but there are varying levels of importance within the rookie ranks as well...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 967 reads 0 comments

  25. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 7: Making the Call on Fantasy Football Fringe Starters

    Much like the actual NFL , fantasy football is all about matchups . It is important for you to study those matchups heading into a critical Week 7, where the playoff contenders ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 days ago 90,099 reads 116 comments