| Nov 27, 2014
| 6:36 AM
Happy Thanksgiving, fantasy aficianados. It's a big week for owners; for some it's their regular season finale, so you can't afford to make many missteps with your lineups.
As some defenses have improved and some offenses have faltered, you have to be...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Injuries and opportunity. It's why you shouldn't beat yourself up after a bad draft or gloat too much after a fast start. With a big hit or a benching, power can change hands quickly in the fantasy football world, even this late in the season....
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Fans at Blizzard Entertainment Inc.'s annual convention kept slipping up and calling the company's big new video game "Overlord" — which sounds like an obvious, even cliche, name for the kind of dark, lurid shooter game everyone's grown used to....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 6:05 AM
With 48 hours before kickoff, the ritual begins.
Family and friends fill the room. Cassandra Mitchell serves up her famous seafood rice, a specialty often requested by her son’s Miami teammates. Her husband, Duane, offers up the barbecue sauce and...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:56 PM
It's the Falcons. At the Panthers. Someone has to score, don't they?
No game this season has promised so much yet so little at the same time. You could look at this matchup and see Cam Newton and Matt Ryan engaged in a shootout, or you could turn it...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:02 AM
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hinted it was coming, pushed for it Friday in an op-ed piece in The New York Times, and now the NBA is buying in. Literally.
Before Silver and players' union leader Michele Roberts got into their revenue spat, the NBA...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:38 PM
I wanted to start today's conversation by defining what turns a sports injury into a stupid sports injury. Turns out I'm not smart enough to do that, so I'll get around it the same way Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart did when he couldn't define...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Let's talk about Philadelphia sports fans. Are they really the worst people in the country?
Seems like a fair question when you look at the body of evidence. Some examples:
•A man in a Santa suit was booed at an Eagles game in 1968, which started...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 10:04 AM
It's resurrection week, as a few names that hadn't been mentioned much since the beginning of the season have resurfaced and could figure prominently in the fantasy football playoff picture.
5. Adrian Peterson, RB, Vikings
If you're desperate at running...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston's season-ending knee injury during his sack dance reminds me of how a lot of football players are just big kids. Big dumb kids.
Heck, Bears coach Marc Trestman is giving his students -- a.k.a. the players -- written...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Wall Street analysts fear the South Florida gambling market is saturated, and it's easy to see why: South Broward County has five casinos within 15 minutes of each other, and Miami-Dade has a pocket with three.
"It's a regional market that's achieved...