1. 2011 Fantasy Baseball Rankings: First Basemen

    Perennially the deepest position in fantasy baseball, first base is where you’ll find some of the game’s nastiest mashers (not to mention the best player of the past 10 years)...

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  2. Fantasy Baseball Rankings 2011: Catchers

    The catcher position is truly unappreciated when people talk about baseball. In many ways they are the point guard for the defense, calling the pitches, calming their hurler ...

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  3. Fantasy Baseball by the Numbers: Week 24

    Accountability and accuracy are the two of the most important aspects of a fantasy writer’s credibility...

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  4. Fantasy Football Sleepers: 12 Deep Sleepers at Running Back for 2010

    These aren’t your ordinary sleepers. These are the guys you will have to dig through the back pages of rankings lists to find; the names that would never jump out at you unless you've done the research and memorized the depth charts...

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  5. Fantasy Baseball By The Numbers: Week 23

    We have finally reached the payoff portion of the fantasy baseball season: the playoffs! It’s been a grueling 22-week season, but if you’re lucky enough to still be reading fantasy baseball articles, now is the time to really ramp it up...

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  6. 2010 Fantasy Football Busts: Kickers

    Kickers are widely regarded as one of the most unimportant positions on the average fantasy football roster...

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  7. 2010 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Kickers

    Kickers are not exactly highly sought after fantasy football players. Generally they are taken in the last rounds of the draft and are rarely on the same fantasy roster the entire season...

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  8. Fantasy Baseball By The Numbers: Week 18

    The trade deadline came and went, with the usual 80 moves being completed right before the deadline. Worst move? Probably the Twins, who gave up an excellent catching prospect in ...

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  9. Fantasy Baseball by the Numbers: Week 17

    It's been a busy week, so I’m forfeiting the intro. I put all of it into my Dan Haren diatribe. Enjoy. 1– Overall Yahoo! pitcher ranking for St. Louis hurler Adam Wainwright ...

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  10. 32 Questions for 2010 NFL Training Camps, Part Two

    Training camp season is underway, and the story lines are endless as always. We went through half the league in Part One. Let’s get rolling with Part Two. You can find Part One here: http://www...

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  11. 32 Questions for NFL Training Camps

    With Browns training camp starting Friday, we can officially begin training camp season, where we finally get a look at all the teams in real life rather than on paper...

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  12. Fantasy Baseball By the Numbers: Week 16

    And we’re back. Hopefully the short week didn’t treat you too badly. Good to see the NL finally win an All-Star game, couldn’t believe it has been 14 years since their last win...

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  13. And Now, Your Chicago Jazz!

    The Bulls signed Jazz guard Ronnie Brewer to a three-year $12.5 million contract Friday after the Magic matched the Bulls’ offer sheet for restricted free agent J.J...

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  14. Peyton Manning: Renaissance Man

    At this week's ESPYs, viewers again saw Peyton Manning plastered across their TV screens, doing a spoof of “The Blind Side” with Seth Meyers, where they inserted Manning in-between clips of Sandra Bullock's dialogue...

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  15. Fantasy Baseball Stat School: Fielder Independent Pitching

    Hello, class. If you remember, last week we talked about the basics of Sabermetric principles and how they look at stats differently than most people and value lesser used stats over more traditionally viewed numbers like ERA and batting average...

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  16. Fantasy Baseball By the Numbers: Week 15, Don't Sleep on Cliff Lee, Martin Prado

    Welcome, everyone to the All-Star Break—the three-day period in the season where you have to find something else to do with your time other than going over stat lines and setting lineups...

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  17. Fantasy Baseball Stat School

    Welcome to the first edition of Stat School. Every Wednesday, I’ll be taking you through one crucial stat that you should be using in your player evaluations and how it affects future performance...

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  18. Fantasy Baseball Week In Review: Week 14

    The All-Star Break is here! Time to sit back, relax, and watch Omar Infante battle John Buck for the rights for home field advantage in the World Series. Or just tie, at least this time we’ll be numb to it from the World Cup group stage...

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  19. Fantasy Baseball by the Numbers: Week 14

    The fantasy season is more than half over, and by now you are probably either panicking in the streets, or petitioning for the rights to the nickname, "Talented Mr. Roto ." For the ones sitting pretty, good job...

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  20. Fantasy Football 2010 Sleepers

    Sleepers : the overused but highly-touted term used in fantasy sports to refer to a player who “no one” is talking about that will greatly outperform their draft position...

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  21. Fantasy Baseball By The Numbers: Week 13

    The recent rash of perfect games and no hitters has many people scratching their heads. Some are calling it the “Year of the Pitcher,” while others think it’s due to the eradication of steroids in the sport...

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  22. Fantasy Baseball By the Numbers: Week 12

    These days fantasy baseball is loaded with crazy stats for everything you could possibly think of, from hits to Linear Weights Run Value ...

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  23. Fantasy Baseball by the Numbers: Week 11

    They did it! The Blackhawks finally got their Stanley Cup in one of the more bizarre endings you’ll see in a championship game. My only regret is that they didn’t win it at home...

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  24. Fantasy Baseball By the Numbers: Week 10

    Let’s talk about relief pitching. Relief pitching is worthless. There, I said it. Okay, so maybe I’m exaggerating just a bit, but this is basically how I treat this particular roster spot no matter how many I have to fill...

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  25. Fantasy Baseball By The Numbers: Week Nine

    It is the eternal curse of the fantasy writer: when a player he/she predicts to do one thing does the exact opposite of what the writer says...

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