| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:09 PM
I'll get to the fantasy football lineup suggestions shortly, but first a haiku.
Bridgewater won't play
Fate returns Christian Ponder
Why does fate hate us?
You heard right, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater hasn't recovered from an...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Tribune fantasy football columnist Phillip Thompson answers readers questions.
Q. I have Niles Paul and Jordan Cameron for TE’s. I am strong in the RB dept. Is this the week to finally say goodbye to my first-round pick Adrian Peterson and grab...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Fall is a smorgasbord for sports fans, with football and baseball in full swing and basketball and hockey just around the corner, and there is no shortage of apps to catch all the action.
There are apps that cover all sports, ones focusing on specific...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:10 AM
Before Sunday's complete domination of his old team the Carolina Panthers, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. may have made mention once or twice or 47 times that he's 35 years old.
His advanced age no doubt factored into the Panthers'...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 1:52 PM
OK, let's be careful here because some Top 10 lists are more, um, delicate than others — but I am always a sucker for Top 10 lists.
This particular list was sent to me by the folks who make Promescent, an over-the-counter spray for men to...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 7:43 AM
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...
| 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 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 17, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 9:25 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Tribune sports reporter Phillip Thompson answers readers' fantasy football questions. Ask him about lineups, trades and waiver wire moves at email@example.com.
Q. You asked to hear our sob stories. Here’s mine. I don’t have one team...