| 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...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Week 1 lulled us into a false sense of security. With no long-term injuries to major stars, many fantasy football owners likely breathed a bit easier knowing their seasons weren't over before they started.
Most times, though, the left jab sets up a...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Would you believe that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler has as many touchdown passes (a league-leading six) and has thrown for more yards per game (262.5) than Peyton Manning (255.5)?
Of course, no one's suggesting that you take Cutler before the...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Ray Rice, a running back for the Baltimore Ravens, renders a woman in a casino elevator unconscious. The NFL views a tape of him dragging her limp body out to the lobby and responds by giving him a two-game suspension.
People become irate and start...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:23 PM
The NFL season is still a few months away, but before long fans will be conducting drafts for the 2014 fantasy football season.
Unlike many NFL franchises, when searching for players to fill fantasy rosters, fantasy team owners don't pay much attention...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Boston guy here. Came across your article "10 Fantasy Football Questions," good stuff. Now you have me second-guessing myself.
I am in a 12-team standard league. Got the fourth pick. We are drafting Sunday.
For the past week or so, I've been...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Fantasy football fanatics will have the opportunity to get advice from ESPN experts and get VIP style access to ESPN programming with the Fantasy Football Convention, coming to Walt Disney World Resort in August.
ESPN hasn't had a large presence at...
| 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...