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Fantasy Sports

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  • Fantasy waivers: Donald Brown is the one (and only) in San Diego

    Fantasy waivers: Donald Brown is the one (and only) in San Diego
    All that time I spent pumping up Danny Woodhead last week and he goes and breaks a leg (it's a figurative well-wish before a big performance, Danny, not a to-do list). Maybe it's me. I also recommended Minnesota's Matt Cassel, who promptly broke several...
  • TV show based on fantasy football guru Matthew Berry

    TV show based on fantasy football guru Matthew Berry
    Regardless of whatever he has done in his various leagues, Matthew Berry has to be the biggest winner in fantasy sports history. Berry became a fantasy guru at ESPN with 661,000 followers on Twitter. His popularity led to him writing a best-selling...
  • Fantasy start/sit for Week 4: Redemption weekend for Forte, Rodgers and others

    Fantasy start/sit for Week 4: Redemption weekend for Forte, Rodgers and others
    You had your fun at our expense, first-rounders, now it's time for you to produce. For this longtime fantasy football player, the first round of the draft always has felt like a game of musical chairs. When the music stops at the end of fantasy's...
  • Fantasy recap: Gerhart, Brady, Freeman ... bring your playbook

    Fantasy recap: Gerhart, Brady, Freeman ... bring your playbook
    Toby Gerhart would get the Trent Richardson treatment if Gerhart were even half as pedestrian a running back as Richardson was last season. He's a backup who fooled the Jaguars and fantasy football owners into believing he could be an RB1. Gerhart may...
  • Fantasy Wild-Card Wednesday: Who came up with these bye weeks?

    Wild-Card Wednesday is when I tackle several random fantasy football topics. This week I touch on bye week pains and lineup dilemmas. If you have ideas for subjects I should cover, or if you want to spout your own opinion about something fantasy-...
  • Virgen: Lupica candid in Newport Beach

    Virgen: Lupica candid in Newport Beach
    Sometimes honesty can be the best way to make a sell. When Mike Lupica came to the Newport Beach Library on Sept. 18 mostly everyone knew he was there to plug his new book, Fantasy League. He didn't hold back when a kid asked him what book he'd...
  • Fantasy Wild-Card Wednesday: Dealing with running back issues

    Nothing trumps the seriousness of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's child abuse case, especially not fantasy football. So as someone who drafted Peterson in the second round of one of my league's drafts, I didn't bat an eye when the Vikings...
  • Fantasy lineup: Cassel could be king in New Orleans

    So, what's new around the NFL? It has been a heavy week and a half for NFL fans, laden with serious subjects and guilt about following a sport so plagued with social problems. So Week 3 is a welcome relief, and some matchups should pay off emotionally...
  • As NFL's disgraces continue, fans come back for more

    There are a million reasons the NFL needs to clean up its arrogant and callous act. But there are 22.2 million reasons it will never happen. That is the number of viewers who watched NBC's "Sunday Night Football" recently at the end of arguably the...
  • Fantasy mailbag: In search of this year's Nick Foles

    Tribune sports reporter Phillip Thompson answers readers' fantasy football questions. Ask him about lineups, trades and waiver wire moves at plthompson@tribune.com. Q. You asked to hear our sob stories.  Here’s mine. I don’t have one team...
  • Fantasy football recap: Week 2 brings pains, chances for gains

    Week 1 lulled us into a false sense of security. With no long-term injuries to major stars, many fantasy football owners likely breathed a bit easier knowing their seasons weren't over before they started. Most times, though, the left jab sets up a...