1. NFL Power Rankings Week 1: Initial Outlook After Panthers vs. Broncos

    Though entertaining and a great way to start the 2016 season, the Denver Broncos' 21-20 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Thursday Night Football doesn't say much about league hierarchy...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 17 days ago 7,423 reads 0 comments

  2. ESPN College GameDay 2016: Location, TV Schedule and Week 2 Predictions

    After a classic showdown between LSU and Wisconsin to start the season, the ESPN College GameDay crew heads to Bristol Motor Speedway in advance of the neutral-field battle between the No...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 17 days ago 21,950 reads 1 comments

  3. Week 1 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Advice on Top Fantasy Football Stars in Opening Games

    Week 1 of the NFL season ends the excruciating wait for fantasy football owners who are excited to roll out top stars in contests after plenty of prep that went into drafts. In a funny sort of way, it's the same story for NFL teams...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 17 days ago 5,974 reads 1 comments

  4. NFL Predictions Week 1: Picks and Projections for Top Upsets on the Schedule

    Week 1 is a great time for bettors to become accustomed with the ways of picking an upset. With Las Vegas having the same tools to work with as bettors at the start of the season, ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 19 days ago 12,639 reads 0 comments

  5. Week 1 Waiver-Wire Pickups: Advice for Preseason Sleepers Who May Be Available

    The waiver wire is a key component of any fantasy football championship team, and there is little excuse for owners to avoid it right now. The fact that Week 1 hasn't begun shouldn't discourage owners from picking through the goods on the market...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 19 days ago 2,508 reads 0 comments

  6. Week 1 NFL Picks: Season-Opening Betting Odds, Vegas Spreads and Projections

    The most experienced NFL bettors know it is critical to start the season off with a bang. Not only does a hot start provide a deeper bankroll capable of going the distance, it gives a bettor an idea as to how the league stacks up...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 19 days ago 38,029 reads 0 comments

  7. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 1: Top Matchup Plays and Sleepers for Opening Games

    The first week always seems like the most difficult in the world of fantasy football. It's true that fantasy owners have prepared all offseason for the opener...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 20 days ago 25,041 reads 0 comments

  8. NFL Power Rankings Week 1: Early Review, Final 2016-17 Super Bowl Preseason Odds

    The end of the preseason and the start of the regular season means the arrival of NFL power rankings and the analysis of Super Bowl odds...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 20 days ago 8,539 reads 1 comments

  9. Week 1 Waiver Wire: Highlighting Top Pickups from 2016 Preseason

    Many fantasy football owners probably sit satisfied with their rosters after a successful draft, awaiting the start to the season. The eventual league winners, though, are hard at work...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 21 days ago 10,422 reads 2 comments

  10. 10 Sports Stars Who Are Absolutely Going to Leave Soon

    Not every sports star can be Kobe Bryant. Bryant stood tall with the Los Angeles Lakers for 20 years, a borderline dream for fans of a franchise, one the kind folks in Oklahoma City have many mixed emotions about...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 24 days ago 11,234 reads 19 comments

  11. ESPN College GameDay 2016: Week 1 Schedule, Location, Predictions and More

    ESPN's College GameDay crew had plenty of marquee games to choose from to kick off the 2016 college football season, landing on historic Lambeau Field for an encounter between the No...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 24 days ago 47,785 reads 29 comments

  12. Fantasy Football 2016: Mock Draft Analysis and Selection Strategy

    The biggest debate about the first pick in a fantasy football draft seems to always come down to running backs against wide receivers. But the answer might surprise some fantasy owners—either works...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 26 days ago 12,047 reads 1 comments

  13. Teams That Have Gone First to Worst in a Hurry

    The natural circle of life in sports dictates an ebb and flow to those teams in contention, those jammed in the middle and those at the bottom. Some drops just happen faster than others...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 26 days ago 6,008 reads 7 comments

  14. 2016 Fantasy Football Mock Draft: Updated 4-Round Selections and Strategy

    Like it or not, misses are a major part of fantasy football drafts. Such is the nature of the beast, this violent game of football where an injury can claim a first-round pick...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 26 days ago 4,346 reads 0 comments

  15. NFL Cuts 2016: Analyzing Top Big-Name Releases Who Will Find New Homes

    The first round of major NFL cuts remains underway, as all 32 teams work to meet league requirements Tuesday. It's down to 75 players for teams, and with the deadline comes some rather interesting names slipping to the market every year...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 27 days ago 10,066 reads 0 comments

  16. Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro 'Banned' Release Date, Pics, Price

    The Air Jordan 1 makes a triumphant return Saturday with the release of the "Banned" colorway. Sneakerheads haven't seen the Jordan 1 for three years, though this weekend's release ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 27 days ago 4,626 reads 1 comments

  17. 8 Rebuilds That Are Destined to Fail

    Rebuilding a pro sporting franchise isn't the easiest thing in the world. Hopping into Madden or FIFA exaggerates how easy it is to take a team from the depths and raise it to a contender...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 27 days ago 8,070 reads 13 comments

  18. NFL Cuts 2016: Predictions for Veterans in Danger of Being Released

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and a host of others headline the NFL cuts speculation as the preseason winds down...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 28 days ago 4,612 reads 2 comments

  19. Fantasy Football 2016: Mid-Round Mock Draft and Notable Team Names

    Fantasy football drafts emulate real life in many ways, though one rule rises above the rest. It's a simple one: The middle rounds are where winning teams form...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 28 days ago 7,723 reads 0 comments

  20. Fantasy Football 2016: 4-Round Mock Draft and Top Team Names

    A great fantasy football team name and a strong draft make one of the best duos in the sporting world. Seriously, a quality name and draft is on par with Kobe-Shaq, Michael-Scottie, Peyton-Marvin and on and on...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 29 days ago 28,518 reads 0 comments

  21. Fantasy Football Picks 2016: 2-Round Mock Draft and Strategy Breakdown

    Fantasy football draft strategy is unlike anything else, and the emphasis should land on one word—fantasy...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 29 days ago 20,113 reads 2 comments

  22. Top 10 Fall Sports Storylines That Are Going to Be Covered Like Crazy

    The headline-hogging, broadcast-dominating fall storylines are on the way. Fans of any sport can see the infancy of many at a glance. There's controversy on and off the field in the NFL...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 30 days ago 8,341 reads 7 comments

  23. Fantasy Football Draft Strategy 2016: Latest Mock Draft, Analysis and Tips

    Running backs are far from dead in the first round of fantasy football drafts. Some might think the onset of the committee on the field means it's wideout-or-bust in the first round of fantasy drafts, but that's false...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 8,228 reads 1 comments

  24. Madden 17: Teams with Most Dominant Rosters and Player Ratings

    The arrival of Madden 17 means players have a few new favorite teams to dislike. Folks who play sports games know the drill—it's fun to load up a franchise mode or a competitive ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 4,469 reads 1 comments

  25. FIFA 17: Release Date, Best New Features and Cover

    Led by cover boy Marco Reus , FIFA 17 promises the most comprehensive football experience ever seen on the virtual landscape...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 1 month ago 32,421 reads 25 comments