Archive for the 'Fantasy-Sports' Category

Fantasy Basketball Waiver Wire Pickups For January 2010

By Michael Framball We’re now over 30 games into the 2009-2010 NBA basketball season, and a lot has happened since opening night. There have been the usual share of fantasy breakout seasons (i.e. Tyreke Evans, Brandon Jennings) along with the share of fantasy disappointments thus far (i.e. Al Jefferson, Amare Stoudemire). When all is said […]

Are Fantasy Sports Good Or Bad For Fans?

By Ryan Lacioca I’ve been playing in fantasy leagues for quite a few seasons now. I have a fantasy football team, a baseball team, one for basketball, and I’ve even played around with some more basic games involving other sports. When all is said and done, this can be an extremely enjoyable experience. Owning players […]

Fantasy Football Debate Willis McGahee Or Ray Rice?

By Mark Parachas Entering the 2009 fantasy football season, there was a lot of hype bestowed upon Ray Rice. The versatile, quick running back out of Rutgers was entering his second season and following a strong finish to the 2008 NFL season, it seemed like Rice was primed to break out. Ray Rice had a […]

Fantasy Football Bye Week Secrets Draft Day Dos and Donts

By Patrick ONeill Hmmmmm, you are up next in your Fantasy Football Draft, and are torn between 2 receivers of about equal ability and value. All things being the same, how do you know which is the better pick? Taking an in-depth look at bye weeks could answer that question. DO… …make a cheat sheet […]

Whitewater Rafting at Its Best Thailand Style!

By Jason Younkin About 90 minutes from Chiang Mai is a little river called the Mae Taeng. Bordered on both sides by steeply sloping fields of banana trees and luxuriant jungle, it is easily one of the loveliest places in Thailand for an adventure. But lazily watching a river go by is quite a different […]

Fantasy Sports Strategy Make Other Teams Beat You Dont Do it For Them

By Joshua Ahlstrom In fantasy sports there are a lot of things that go into making a team a great team. They all come down to team management. This includes the preparation for and execution of the draft, the analysis that precedes and the “selling” involved in trading, the unwavering attention the other teams in […]

The Costs of Fantasy Football

By Regine Hehn Do you want to play fantasy football? Indeed, this game is gaining popularity among males and females of all ages. It’s no longer a fight for the brawns but of the brains. The better you are with your knowledge of football leagues and the different strategies on how to win the game […]

Risk vs Reward Week 5

By Tim Campbell After a bounce back weekend in week 3, I fell flat on week 4. If you started Alex Smith you probably were feeling the same amount of pain he was. It wasn’t Curry that shined for Oakland, but Jerry Porter, strike 2. And Reuben Droughns had something like 4 carries for 8 […]

The Fantasy Sports Fad is Now a Long Term Trend

By Lance Winslow When the Fantasy Sports first came out, it was more of a humorous and intriguing concept, some even considered it a joke. Of course, it’s no joke now, as many workplaces have running bets and pools to see who can win, a form of gambling yes, but people really enjoy the process […]

2008 Fantasy Baseball Review Willy Taveras

By Seth Trachtman The following is a review and preview of 2008 Colorado Rockies outfielder Willy Taveras. What I said then: “If last season is any indication, you have to love Taveras’ upside.¬†He pretty much matched his steals from each of his first two years in only two-thirds the amount of games played.¬†Coors Field also […]