| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Video game company Zynga, best known for Farmville and Words With Friends, today is releasing its mobile NFL Showdown game. It was designed at its new Maitland studio.
I got a live preview of the game earlier from local Zynga executives Mike Taramykin...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Tim Tebow is really kicking butt in fantasy football this year -- and, no, I'm not talking about as an owner in some fantasy league out there.
I mean as an actual football player drafted by franchise owners on their fantasy teams.
Of course, Tebow...
| 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 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 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...
| 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...