| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Sportsmanship is for football players. Psychological warfare is for fantasy football players.
Don't get me wrong, you want to win your league's championship without resorting to underhanded tactics like, I don't know, asking to borrow your rival's...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Have you noticed?
Late in this NFL season, a sophomoric sense of humor seems to be creeping into the staid, conservative league. Consider:
•The fun began with St. Louis Coach Jeff Fisher last Sunday during the coin toss preceding the Rams' game...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 12:57 PM
DeMarco Murray broke his hand. Aaron Rodgers broke your heart. And the worst part is, the carnage probably isn't over.
I'm talking about something I like to call the "Playoffcalypse," fantasy football's annual playoff acolypse," where up is down and...
| Dec 5, 2014
Ho, Ho, Ho(dor)! It's the time of year for geek-friendly holiday shopping. Whether you're shopping for fans of “Game of Thrones,” “Star […]...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
This is it. Championship week. Congratulations if you've made it this far in your fantasy football playoffs.
My condolences if you fell short. A lot of fantasy coachces who looked like sure bets heading into Week 15 found themselves on the outside...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 10:45 AM
There was at least one Chicago athlete who was happy with how the Chicago Bears played against the New Orleans Saints on Monday night -- at least at the end.
After Tuesday's morning skate at the United Center in preparation for their game against the...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Ever since my sports listening and viewing became filled with commercials for FanDuel and DraftKings, I've had a sneaking suspicion that these "daily" fantasy football leagues would become the day trading of the new millennium.
Then I read this...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:42 PM
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-...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 11:05 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 1:22 PM
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.
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:16 PM
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...