2014 Fantasy Football: QB Preview

The NFL is back and that brings the welcome return of fantasy football. Over the past two seasons we’ve begun using oddsmakers projections to shed a new light on fantasy rankings, and the results have been categorically successful. Last season we recommended taking Drew Brees ahead of the higher ranked Aaron Rodgers, and Brees outscored…

2014 Fantasy Football: WR Preview

On Wednesday we published an article previewing which quarterbacks are being undervalued and which are being overvalued by fantasy football analysts by comparing the Yahoo! Sports rankings with oddsmakers’ projections. Today, we examine the wide receiver and tight end position to determine which sleepers managers should circle on their draft board and which future busts should…

2014 Fantasy Football: RB Preview

Last week we kicked off our fantasy football coverage by bringing you our most overrated and underrated quarterbacks and wide receivers, but today we look at perhaps the toughest and most important position — running back. Entering the season, Yahoo! has seven running backs listed among the top ten overall players including the first six overall…

2014-15 College Football 4-Team Playoff Odds

After years of complaints about the Bowl Championship Series (BCS), the NCAA has finally caved into the wishes of fans nationwide by implementing a 4-team playoff. There will still undoubtedly be complaints when the 5th ranked team is left out of the postseason, but this seems to be a large step in the right direction for an…

Do Day Games Negatively Affect the Chicago Cubs?

Many of our younger readers may not realize this, but the Chicago Cubs did not install lights to play night games at Wrigley Field until 1988. Part of the reason is that there’s a certain old-fashioned charm to playing in the natural sunlight, but the larger issue is the neighboring community. Wrigley Field is located in…