1. Fantasy Draft Strategy 101: K.I.S.S! Using Your Brain to Succeed in 2011

    If you've played fantasy sports long enough, you've almost certainly had those moments where you put too much thought into a decision regarding your team...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 3 years ago 288 reads 0 comments

  2. Full Steam Ahead: Why the Minnesota Twins Shouldn't Coast To the Finish

    Coming into this week's series against the Chicago White Sox, it was a do-or-die situation for the Sox. They needed to take at least two from the Twins to stay afloat in the American League Central pennant race...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 635 reads 7 comments

  3. Glass Half-Full and Half-Empty: Five Positives and Negatives To Take From Week 1

    There was so much hype to the Week 1 rematch against the team that may have stolen the Lombardi Trophy from the Minnesota Vikings. It was slated to be one of the biggest games of the 2010 NFL season...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 295 reads 5 comments

  4. Vikings Preview: Why The Vikings Won't Be Winning The Super Bowl This Season

    Unlike fans much older than myself, I haven't been around that long to truly experience the full heartbreak that our Minnesota Vikings have produced over the years...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 953 reads 11 comments

  5. Report: Vikings To Sign Receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh? *Updated 9/6*

    After the puzzling cutting of wide receiver Javon Walker, it appears that the cut to make room for another freshly cut receiver.Last year, the Vikings were in hot pursuit of former Bengals receiver T...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 4,696 reads 23 comments

  6. Twins Bullpen: Why Having a Deep 'Pen Is Doing More Harm Than Good

    After the acquisition of closer Matt Capps, the Minnesota Twins had a consistent bullpen. Every reliever knew what his job was going to be. Every reliever had his inning. It was organized...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 692 reads 8 comments

  7. Fantasy Football 102: Why Greg Camarillo Should Be on Your Fantasy Roster

    Every fantasy season, I tend to pick out one player who has the "very low-risk/high-reward" tag. This is a player where you can take in the second to last round. Low-risk/high-reward...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 1,051 reads 7 comments

  8. Fantasy: Is Chris Johnson a Sure Thing? What History Says about CJ's 2010 Season

    In fantasy football, it's no secret that the running back who had the biggest season the year before is more than likely going to be the top ranked and drafted player in the following year...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 105 reads 5 comments

  9. Fantasy Draft Strategy 101: 10 things NOT to do on draft day!

    When draft season comes around, every where you look, you see all of the "What to do on draft day" features...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 1,059 reads 3 comments

  10. Fantasy Draft Strategy 101: No More Sleeping!

    For this edition of Fantasy Draft Strategy 101, we're going to take a look at how you should go about drafting your team, including "sleepers," in the technology age. Time to wake up! Notice how I put the Dr...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 1,284 reads 1 comments

  11. Fantasy Football Draft Strategy 101: Do The Opposite!

    First, I have to say that I did not pioneer this drafting method. I am just a big advocate of this strategy and want to see it used more and more often.....

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 4 years ago 3,712 reads 0 comments

  12. Why Armando Galarraga Should Still Go into the History Books

    By now, everyone knows about the call heard around the world. It's been played countless times on TV and the internet. It's been discussed non-stop by every talking head and fan of the sports world...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about 4 years ago 183 reads 0 comments

  13. Minnesota Twins Ink Joe Mauer for Eight Years

    After learning their star closer is out for the remainder of the 2010 season and likely some of the 2011 campaign, the Twins have signed 2009 MVP catcher Joe Mauer to an eight-year; $184 million contract extension...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about over 4 years ago 140 reads 2 comments

  14. Why Maurice Jones-Drew Is Over-Valued in Fantasy Drafts

    Coming into the 2009 Fantasy Football season, Maurice Jones-Drew is usually the second player taken off of the board in drafts. I’m going to tell you why he shouldn’t be drafted with the second pick...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 5 years ago 1,380 reads 7 comments

  15. Why Manny and Ortiz' Failed Drug Tests Mean Nothing

    Since we're in the era of performance enhancing drugs, fans will always have their doubts regarding who played this game honestly without the assistance of steroids...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 5 years ago 369 reads 0 comments

  16. Is Vitor Belfort Vs. Dan Henderson a Possibility for UFC 103?

    As also seen on MMAFaze.com, rumblings around the MMA world are stating that UFC 103 will have two high-profile brawls as main events. Rumors are already saying that the current main event of Dan Henderson vs...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about almost 5 years ago 1,813 reads 15 comments

  17. Barnett Vs. Fedor In Jeopardy?

    As reported here first, it is being widely reported that the much-anticipated main event for Affliction: Trilogy, scheduled for Aug. 1, is in jeopardy of being cancelled...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about 5 years ago 254 reads 12 comments

  18. Is Tito Ortiz UFC Bound?

    We all know that Lorenzo Fertitta convinced top ten heavyweight Mirko Cro-Cop to remain committed to his UFC deal he made via text message prior to UFC 99 in June...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about 5 years ago 1,049 reads 7 comments

  19. Building the Ultimate Sports Fan

    We've all built the "Frankenstein" athlete, team, or coach but have we tackled the skills that it takes to be the perfect sports fan. From head to toe, we're going to make the sports fan people want to envy (or look at in disgust)...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about 5 years ago 252 reads 0 comments

  20. GSP: Already the UFC's Greatest Welterweight Ever?

    This will probably be the most difficult article I'll write. Not because it took a lot of time, effort, and research, but rather that the man that Georges St-Pierre has/will replace as greatest UFC welterweight is my all time favorite fighter...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about 5 years ago 952 reads 2 comments

  21. Brock Lesnar: Tainting MMA's Legacy?

    Tuning into UFC 100 Saturday night, I was not only celebrating the UFC's milestone but mine as well. UFC 100 was to be the 50th UFC pay-per-view I've watched live or shortly after the original air date...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about 5 years ago 2,005 reads 13 comments

  22. NBA Draft: Don't Pull a McHale, Kahn!

    OK, as a big fan of Minnesota sports, I have completely failed to get even a little bit excited for the local NBA squad for the past five years. But as of right now, I'm going to jump on the bandwagon for a while...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about 5 years ago 159 reads 0 comments

  23. Todd Richards Named Wild Head Coach

    Reports out of Minnesota are reporting that the Minnesota Wild have finally found the successor to Jacques Lemaire as the team's head coach...

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  24. He's Not Baby Jesus; He's Joe Mauer

    Long after we're all gone, people of the year 4718 will uncover some long lost DVDs. Scientists will analyze these videos for years upon years trying to figure out who it is. Some will say he was the prophet...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about 5 years ago 1,773 reads 9 comments

  25. Football Fan for a Day, Pt. 3: Playing the Game

    After my futile experiences of trying to be a die hard international football fan by playing a video game and watching a match, I decided to put myself into the players' shoes and strap on the cleats for a session of open soccer...

    Dan Carey Written by Dan Carey about over 5 years ago 115 reads 5 comments