1. The Top 10 Bad-Team MVPs of 2016

    MVP awards usually go to players on winning teams. Fair enough. Amazing performances from superstar players lift what would normally be perhaps average teams to glory, maybe even with historic numbers...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 6,470 reads 11 comments

  2. NFL Power Rankings Week 14: Initial Standings Post-Thursday Night Football

    In what felt like a playoff matchup come early, the Kansas City Chiefs took down the Oakland Raiders 21-13 on the Week 14 edition of Thursday Night Football ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 18,246 reads 45 comments

  3. Week 14 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Fantasy Football Stars to Play and Bench

    Benching a star fantasy football player with a recognizable name is never an easy task. You would think it would be easier in Week 14 since no team has a bye, which means you have more options than usual...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 7,474 reads 0 comments

  4. NFL Predictions Week 14: Upset Picks and Projections

    The underdogs make a comeback in Week 14. Most didn't make any noise in Week 13 based on the odds out of Las Vegas. A bye-free week and strong upset scenarios has this slate looking much better for those who like to live life on the edge...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 32,288 reads 0 comments

  5. Best Sports Stuff Right Now: MVPs, Army-Navy and Snitches!

    With the NFL playoffs on approach and college football gearing up for bowl season, December makes for one of the best times of the year. It’s almost intimidating knowing where to start when it comes to sports this month...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 8,246 reads 3 comments

  6. Week 14 NFL Picks: Latest Betting Odds, Vegas Spreads and Projections

    The lack of byes in NFL Week 14 leaves bettors with plenty of chances to recoup losses or make serious gains on a playoff push...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 11,398 reads 0 comments

  7. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 14: Smart Matchup Plays, Sleepers and More

    Week 13 was good to fantasy football owners who leaned heavily on sleepers and matchups to win encounters near the end of the season, with the same likely true for Week 14...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 30,898 reads 0 comments

  8. NFL Power Rankings Week 14: Latest Outlook and 2016-17 Super Bowl Odds

    NFL bettors can look to Week 13 results in confidence as the league continues to sort itself out in borderline-predictable fashion...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 6,673 reads 1 comments

  9. Lakers News: Latest on Nick Young Injury, Julius Randle's Role and More

    Though some might step back and wonder about making the playoffs in the Western Conference, the young Los Angeles Lakers have started to hit notable speed bumps on a lengthy journey...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 5,270 reads 1 comments

  10. Bowl Games 2016-17: TV Schedule and Predictions for Top Matchups

    With the 2016 season concluded and the College Football Playoff set, the debate about the selection process is the furthest thing from being concluded...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 9,095 reads 0 comments

  11. Bears vs. 49ers: Full Report Card Grades for Chicago

    The Chicago Bears hibernated through the snow for almost two full quarters before waking up and taking care of business in 26-6 fashion against the San Francisco 49ers ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 4,777 reads 32 comments

  12. Unlikely Sports Heroes of 2016

    Like an underdog, every sports fan can appreciate an unlikely hero. What a year 2016 was for unlikely heroes, too. The absolutely loaded calendar of events offered plenty of chances for heroes to etch legacies for themselves...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 3,794 reads 4 comments

  13. Week 13 NFL Picks: Over/Under Advice, Final-Score Predictions and Odds

    One look at the rest of the Week 13 odds out of Las Vegas suggests bettors have a tough road ahead. There, one game has a spread at or higher than seven points—and it is ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 13,905 reads 0 comments

  14. Week 13 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Exploit and Avoid These Sunday Matchups

    A return to a normal Thursday slate in Week 13 provided one lesson for fantasy football owners—old reliable names have returned in full force for a critical stretch to end the fantasy season...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 30,361 reads 19 comments

  15. Fantasy Football Week 13 Rankings: Projections to Love and Matchups to Exploit

    Fantasy football owners can and will fall in love with Week 13 with so much at stake. It is hard not to, with matchups such as Kansas City-Atlanta, Detroit-New Orleans and even San Francisco-Chicago, among others, on the slate...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 971 reads 0 comments

  16. NFL Power Rankings Week 13: Post-Thursday Night Football Standings, Review

    The world of NFL power rankings doesn't see much of a shift after the Week 13 edition of Thursday Night Football. There, the 11-1 Dallas Cowboys survived 17-15 on the road against the ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 12,426 reads 1 comments

  17. ESPN College GameDay 2016: TV Schedule and Predictions for Week 14 Location

    For the third time in four years, ESPN's College GameDay crew will head to Indianapolis for the Big Ten Championship Game: This time, the game will feature the third- ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 4,571 reads 0 comments

  18. Week 13 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Play-or-Bench Tips for Fantasy Football Owners

    The last thing a fantasy football owner wants to do is bench a superstar this time of year. With so much at stake, it isn't fun to turn to a guy you drafted highly or acquired via a big trade or gigantic waiver-wire win and tell him to have a seat...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 4,149 reads 0 comments

  19. NFL Predictions Week 13: Odds, Predictions and Advice for Ideal Underdogs

    Upsets are back on the table, folks. A crazy Week 12 featuring an erratic holiday slate didn't offer many. The Seattle Seahawks took a loss, but otherwise things pretty much shook out as expected...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 4,953 reads 0 comments

  20. Best Sports Stuff Right Now: Flopping, LeBron the Buckeye and Cleat Week!

    Cleat Week descends upon the sporting world to help shake off food comas from Thanksgiving feasts during some of the best football of the year. The march to December and beyond is looking like an exciting time...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 6,923 reads 5 comments

  21. NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz on Brandon Knight, Jahlil Okafor and More

    The NBA rumor mill always picks up near the end of November—the mid-December flurry awaits, and it doesn't have anything to do with snow...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 5,640 reads 0 comments

  22. Week 13 NFL Picks: Full Lines, Best Odds, Spread Advice and Predictions

    The NFL returns to a normal slate in Week 13, which means no more special holiday games featuring six teams...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 19,527 reads 0 comments

  23. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 13: Lineup Advice, Stars to Exploit and Sleeper Options

    NFL Week 13 sees the world of fantasy football return to normal. Well, as much as possible after a week in which Colin Kaepernick scored 32 points, Trevor Siemian went for 28 and the defense of the New York Giants posted 22...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 51,409 reads 23 comments

  24. NFL Power Rankings Week 13: Division Standings, Latest 2016-17 Super Bowl Odds

    NFL oddsmakers had a rough task after the holiday action if they wanted to properly protect the house ahead of Week 13. Everything about the three Thanksgiving games seemed normal...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 3,651 reads 0 comments

  25. Lakers News: Latest on D'Angelo Russell Injury, Julius Randle and More

    It seems like a long time ago that the Golden State Warriors blew away the young Los Angeles Lakers in back-to-back games. Reality check—it was just last week...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 4,634 reads 1 comments