| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 10:48 AM
I have a wife who plays fantasy football. Let me tell you, a spouse who's really into fantasy can be a blessing and a curse. About that curse part ...
Once, not too long ago, I inadvertently advised my wife to commit the cardinal sin of fantasy:...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Seth Meyers broke his "million-dollar nose" over the weekend and lived to tell the illustrated tale.
The large-beaked "Late Night" host shared the gruesome details Monday night with the help of visual aids after revealing what he looked like before...