| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Here's a common mistake when making fantasy football decisions: Opportunity does not equal production.
You see it all the time. A player has the pedigree -- whatever that means, really -- and virtually no competition at the position. His team...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 1:20 PM
Back when I was in elementary school, we used to play paper football. It didn't resemble actual football whatsoever, but we didn't care because it was called football and we loved football.
Too bad we didn't have fantasy football -- and a guy like NFL...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Well, this is awkward.
Two weeks ago, I pounded my virtual fist on the table as I complained about fantasy experts who devalue the quarterback when dishing out advice. I proffered my philosophy in no uncertain terms: Draft one of the three elite signal-...
| Sep 5, 2014
Animated characters are often inspired by animals, toys or fairy-tale princesses. But in “The Book of Life,” an animated fantasy […]...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Football culture has always perplexed me. The level of obsessive fandom and ownership exhibited by followers of the teams seems to come before everything else in life, arguably more so than it does for fans of baseball, hockey or basketball. Perhaps my...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:02 PM
TREES UP CLOSE: THE BEAUTY OF BARK, LEAVES, FLOWERS, AND SEEDS
By Nancy Ross Hugo (Timber Press, $15)
This book offers an intimate, revealing look at the beauty of leaves, flowers, cones, fruits, seeds, buds, bark and twigs of most common trees....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Fantasy football may cost employers more than $13 billion in lost productivity as millions of Americans who spend the season helming imaginary football teams spend work hours reviewing player statistics and managing their pretend rosters.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 9:55 AM
There is no secret trick to fantasy football, not that I’ve discovered — yet. You can build what the experts say is a good team, what the math says is a winner, what your gut tells you is can’t-miss, and then it all comes crashing down...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
The National Football League has taken to the digital field with the kickoff of NFL Now, an Internet-video service offering gridiron fans hundreds of hours of free content and a $1.99-per-month premium package with access to even more.
But while NFL...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:06 AM
Peyton in a white T. Eli autotuned. The only thing the Mannings are missing in their latest rap video for DirectTV is the brothers joyriding in a stripped down Maybach.
But there is a Pegasus, so ...
A year after the quarterbacking brothers sang about...
| Aug 4, 2014
Teenage girls rarely make the wisest decisions when it comes to first love. Few people understand that fact as well […]...