Josh Smith is still taking outside jumpers, Brandon Jennings is still Brandon Jennings and Andre Drummond can’t stay out of foul trouble. There’ve been a few bright spots in the first two games of the season for the Detroit Pistons, but for anyone ready to jump aboard the Stan Van Gundy bandwagon at the onset of his tenure with the team, the 0-2 start is a reminder that the team’s new head coach a
By Andrew Ericksen on Oct 31, 2014
This Sunday Peyton Manning will lead his Denver Broncos into New England to take on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. This will be the 16th time the two quarterbacks will square off against one another and it is certainly one of the biggest player rivalries the NFL has ever known. Brady currently holds a 10-5 record in these matchups, but coming into this game the Broncos are favored by a fi
By Darren Pare on Oct 31, 2014
St. Louis at San Francisco (-10.0) The Rams' bag of tricks must be empty by now after what they pulled off against Seattle, right? Heavy underdogs on the road in San Fran, St. Louis tends to play their best football within their own division. San Francisco has yet to look dominant in any one game, and though they'll likely win this game, the 10-point spread is likely too high for a divisional mat
By Greg Fortier on Oct 31, 2014
Six, count 'em, six National Football League teams are on the Bye for Week 9 of the 2014 regular season, and thus it is likely that you'll be missing a few fantasy football mainstays. That doesn't mean that you should phone in your fantasy football week. Plugging the gaps in your rosters may be easier than you think considering who is available on your bench or on the waiver wire. Fantasy Football
By Zac Wassink on Oct 31, 2014
As I mentioned in the Standout Players column that I published yesterday, we are now at a point in the season at which we have some understanding of which players had flukey hot starts to the year, and which are truly in the midst of a dominant campaign. With more than half of the NFL's teams having played half of their games, I am going to take a look at which players are currently on pace to win
By Matthew Shovlin on Oct 30, 2014
This article is part one of a series. There’s a current debate that is likely to go on for an extended period as to whether the San Francisco Giants could be classified as a “dynasty.” The definition of the word from Merriam-Webster is the following: dy·nas·ty noun \ˈdī-nə-stē also -ˌnas-tē, especially British ˈdi-nə-stē\ : a family of rulers who rule over a country for a long period of time; also
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