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  • Fantasy strategy for Week 15: Get into your playoff opponent's head

    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...
  • 'Tis the season for NFL trolling, with Johnny Manziel among the targets

    'Tis the season for NFL trolling, with Johnny Manziel among the targets
    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...
  • Fantasy recap for Week 15: Were you a victim of the Playoffcalypse?

    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...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘Hobbit,’ Batman, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ more

     
    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 […]...
  • Fantasy waivers for Week 16: Backups like Joseph Randle could play big roles

    Fantasy waivers for Week 16: Backups like Joseph Randle could play big roles
    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...
  • Bears' loss a fantasy win for Blackhawks' Patrick Kane

    Bears' loss a fantasy win for Blackhawks' Patrick Kane
    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...
  • Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday for Week 16: Banking on Bears' Marquess Wilson

    Fantasy Wild Card Wednesday for Week 16: Banking on Bears' Marquess Wilson
    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...
  • 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 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 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...