1. 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...

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  2. 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 5 days ago 4,800 reads 9 comments

  3. 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 5 days ago 15,628 reads 19 comments

  4. 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 6 days ago 5,371 reads 3 comments

  5. 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...

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  6. 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 6 days ago 4,343 reads 14 comments

  7. 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...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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 7 days ago 90,138 reads 116 comments

  10. Doug Martin's Fantasy Trade Value, Updated Outlook Heading into Week 7

    If you don’t think fantasy football can be frustrating, just ask Doug Martin owners. Martin has a whopping 139 combined rushing yards in four games this season to go along with his 2...

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  11. Frank Gore's, Carlos Hyde's Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 6

    The San Francisco 49ers scored 24 unanswered points after falling behind 14-0 against the St. Louis Rams Monday night and eventually won 31-17, but it wasn’t because of the typically strong rushing attack...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 7,152 reads 3 comments

  12. Mike Iupati Injury: Updates on 49ers Guard's Concussion and Return

    Updates from Sunday, Oct. 19 Mike Iupati's status for Week 7 against the Denver Broncos has been confirmed 90 minutes before the game via the 49ers' Twitter account: Updates from Friday, Oct...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 8,247 reads 14 comments

  13. Tom Brady's Fantasy Trade Value, Updated Outlook Heading into Week 7

    If you are a firm believer in the "buy low, sell high" mentality in fantasy football, then it is absolutely time for you to trade Tom Brady ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 2,185 reads 0 comments

  14. Jerick McKinnon's Updated 2014 Fantasy Outlook Heading into Week 7

    Jerick McKinnon ’s Week 6 numbers didn ’t exactly explode off the page when his Minnesota Vikings lost to the Detroit Lions , but there is plenty of reason for optimism moving forward for fantasy owners...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 14,671 reads 11 comments

  15. Odell Beckham Jr.'s Updated 2014 Fantasy Outlook Heading into Week 7

    Odell Beckham Jr. and the New York Giants would have preferred his opportunity came any other way besides a Victor Cruz injury, but at least fantasy football owners will reap the benefits...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 6,017 reads 0 comments

  16. Darren Sproles' Knee Injury Makes Him Even Bigger Fantasy Football Risk

    Owning Darren Sproles in fantasy football this season has been something of a roller coaster, but it may finally be time to step off the ride. Sproles injured his knee against the New York Giants on Sunday night, and it appeared rather serious...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 5,502 reads 0 comments

  17. AP College Football Poll 2014: Official Top-25 Rankings and Week 8 Projections

    It’s not every day that the No. 1 team in the country wins by three scores and still falls in the Associated Press Poll, but that is exactly what happened in Week 7 of the college football season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 3,880 reads 0 comments

  18. Fantasy Basketball 2014: Top Player Rankings and 1st-Round Mock Draft

    There is one major reason why you shouldn ’t be so worried about your latest fantasy football loss—fantasy basketball season is right around the corner...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 28,727 reads 16 comments

  19. NCAA Football Rankings 2014: Week 8 Standings and Analysis for Latest Polls

    This is not a misprint—the college football universe revolves around the state of Mississippi. The Mississippi State Bulldogs check in at No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 2,350 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Preseason 2014: Schedule and Updated Predictions for Top Rookies

    The NBA preseason may not count in the standings, but it is particularly important for rookies as they grow accustomed to the speed and physicality of the NBA game...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 2,771 reads 0 comments

  21. College Football Rankings 2014: Latest Standings and Predictions for Week 8

    We didn’t have the same type of chaos that we did in Week 6 during Saturday’s slate of college football games, but there were certainly some important results. Mississippi State took over the No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 4,202 reads 1 comments

  22. NFL Power Rankings: Initial Post-Sunday Breakdown Ahead of Week 7

    What did we learn in Week 6 of the NFL season? That predicting games in the NFL is almost impossible...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 11,848 reads 3 comments

  23. Monday Night Football Week 6: TV Schedule, Live Stream for 49ers vs. Rams

    The San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams are set to close out Week 6 in the NFL with a Monday night showdown that could be closer than the records indicate...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 9 days ago 3,703 reads 3 comments

  24. MLB Playoffs 2014: TV Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket Predictions for Day 8

    You may have your eyes turned toward college football or even NASCAR on Saturday, but the main events on the sporting calendar are the two respective MLB league championship series...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 1,757 reads 0 comments

  25. Jameis Winston Faces Disciplinary Hearing over 2012 Sexual Assault Allegations

    Updates from Friday, Oct. 17 Jameis Winston's attorney, David Cornwell, discussed the impending hearing on Friday, according to ESPN's Mark Schlabach : "We've been ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 11 days ago 123,741 reads 509 comments