| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Boston guy here. Came across your article "10 Fantasy Football Questions," good stuff. Now you have me second-guessing myself.
I am in a 12-team standard league. Got the fourth pick. We are drafting Sunday.
For the past week or so, I've been...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Q. Hey, saw you online (and) wanted quick advice. First thing, start Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson at Seattle Week 1, and second, start Doug Martin, C.J. Spiller or Toby Gerhart? My team is:
QB Aaron Rodgers
WR Demaryius Thomas
WR Dez Bryant
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:53 AM
Tribune fantasy football writer Phillip Thompson answers questions about whom to start in the Green Bay-Seattle game and what's in store for Toby Gerhart, Greg Olsen and Doug Martin.
Q. I have Aaron Rodgers and the Seattle defense, who are playing...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 10:25 AM
There's a word for what fantasy football owners go through while making Week 1 lineup decisions. Merriam-Webster defines the word as "intense pain of mind or body; the struggle that precedes death." Oxford Dictionaries describes it as "extreme physical or...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:23 PM
There now, see what happens when people actually try to get along? As opposed to not cooperating and making legal threats.
When Frank McCourt owned the Dodgers he moved their spring training home from Vero Beach, Fla., to Phoenix in 2009. There were...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
While injuries are a part of any fantasy season and any fantasy sport, I don’t quite remember a preseason like the one Major League Baseball is enduring this year.
The list of players starting the season on the disabled list seems to be growing...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:56 AM
My fellow geeks and I had our annual fantasy baseball draft Saturday.
Some of us have been at this for 27 years, and it's still one of my favorite days of the year. We use an auction format where someone throws a player's name out, we write our bids...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:18 PM
With your drafts in the books and the regular season underway, the best way to improve your team and possibly find that one player to help win your league is on the waiver wire.
Whether it is a free-agent pool, a budget-based system or weekly waivers,...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 6:30 AM
As the season quickly approaches, we find ourselves with three weeks worth of spring training stats. Although analyzing spring training performance can be tricky, 15-plus games is a significant sample size, roughly 10 percent of a full MLB season.
| Mar 12, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Much of “Lost in the Dream,” the War on Drugs' third full-length studio album, took shape in the late-night hours when Adam Granduciel put rubber to the road.
“I made a lot of decisions driving around at night in my van, which is the...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
It’s week eight in fantasy baseball, which means we are almost halfway through the season. It seems like yesterday when it was draft season, and it still feels like the beginning of the season with a rather chilly spring so far.