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Andrew M. Laird is the Senior Soccer Editor for RotoWire.com, co-host of the RotoWire Fantasy Soccer Podcast and an NFL contributor to the site.

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Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing EPL Gameweek 38

Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb are joined by Chris Mosinski to discuss the final gameweek of the Premier League season.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Week 12 Weekend Matches

Andrew Laird and JD Bazzo preview the upcoming MLS matches this weekend, including their top plays from each game.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 38

The final week of the Premier League season is upon us and likely Golden Boot winner Sergio Aguero once again tops the rankings.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Saturday Serie A Plays

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss how to navigate the Saturday Serie A slate.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Serie A Plays

Andrew Laird joins Rick Strom and Kevin Egan of 120 Sports to discuss the top Serie A plays this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Sunday Serie A Picks

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top Serie A plays on Sunday.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top FPL Forwards

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top forwards in fantasy Premier League this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top FPL Midfielders

Andrew Laird chats with Rick Strom and Kevin Egan of 120 Sports about the top fantasy Premier League midfielders this week.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Fantasy EPL Values

Andrew Laird chats with the 120 Sports soccer crew about the top value plays this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Players to Avoid

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss players to avoid in fantasy leagues this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Defensive Targets

Andrew Laird chats with Kevin Egan and Rick Strom of 120 Sports to discuss the top defensive options this weekend, as well as goalkeepers.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing MLS Week 11

Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo discuss the upcoming weekend matches and how they'll build their lineups around players like Clint Dempsey and Octavio Rivero.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing EPL Gameweek 37

Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb are joined by Togga's John Wallin to discuss Gameweek 37 of the Premier League, as well as Togga's Women's World Cup Challenge.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 37

A double gameweek that includes matches against Manchester United and Sunderland moves Alexis Sanchez to the top of the rankings.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top La Liga Forwards

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top La Liga forward options on MondoGoal this week.

120 Sports & RW Video: La Liga Value Plays

Andrew Laird chats with the 120 Sports soccer crew about the top value plays in La Liga this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top La Liga Plays

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top plays in La Liga this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Saturday Serie A Plays

Andrew Laird chats with the 120 Sports soccer team to discuss the top plays in Serie A on Saturday

120 Sports & RW Video: Serie A Must-Haves and Value Plays

Andrew Laird chats with 120 Sports about the must-own players this weekend in Serie A.

120 Sports & RW Video: Avoid the Champs?

Andrew Laird joins the 120 Sports soccer crew to discuss whether Chelsea players are still good fantasy picks despite clinching the Premier League title last weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Teams to Avoid

Andrew Laird joins Rick Strom and Kevin Egan of 120 Sports to discuss which teams to avoid this weekend for fantasy purposes.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Midfielder Values

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top EPL midfielders this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top EPL Midfielders

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top EPL midfielders this weekend.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 36

Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird preview Gameweek 36 of the Premier League, and discuss which fantasy stars may not play again this season.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Daily Fantasy MLS

Andrew Laird is joined by RotoWire MLS experts Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo to discuss daily fantasy MLS and the Week 10 slate of games.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 36

A home match against relegation-fighting Queens Park Rangers puts Sergio Aguero atop the forwards rankings this week.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 35

Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird preview Gameweek 35 of the Premier League, including what kind of squad rotation we may see as the season winds down.

The Clean Sheets: Flop or Not?

Andrew Laird and Nick Pitner discuss the best transfers from last summer and try to decide whether Angel di Maria is a flop or not.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 35

Fresh off being named the PFA Player of the Year, Eden Hazard once again tops the midfielder rankings.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Forwards on DraftKings

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss whether Harry Kane at Southampton is a good fantasy play on DraftKings, as well as other good forwards options.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Goalkeepers

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top goalkeepers this weekend, as well as whether there is any fantasy value in the relegation battle of Burnley vs. Leicester City.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Midfielders

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss whether Raheem Sterling is worth his high price on DraftKings and whether Liverpool offers any other viable fantasy options.

120 Sports & RW Video: Arsenal vs. Chelsea

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss whether Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez are good fantasy plays this weekend against Chelsea.

120 Sports & RW Video: Everton vs. Manchester United

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss who the best fantasy options are from the Everton vs. Manchester United match on Sunday.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 34

Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 34 of the Premier League, including how to use the double gameweek teams Chelsea, Liverpool, Leicester City and Hull City

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 34

A double gameweek keeps Eden Hazard on the top of the midfielder rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 33

Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 33 of the Premier League, including including how fantasy owners should attack a slate of only seven games.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Forwards on MondoGoal

Andrew Laird joins the 120 Sports soccer crew to discuss whether Eden Hazard's price on MondoGoal is worth paying, and what other attacking options will pay off this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Strikers for Gameweek 33

Andrew Laird joins the 120 Sports crew to discuss the top forward options in DFS this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Midfielders in Gameweek 33

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss Cesc Fabregas and the other top midfield options in DFS games this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Midfield Value Plays

Andrew Laird joins the 120 Sports crew to discuss Juan Mata's return to Stamford Bridge this weekend and other midfield value players in DFS soccer this weekend.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 33

With only seven games on the slate, there are many new names joining regulars like Sergio Aguero on the rankings list.

120 Sports & RW Video: Raheem Sterling's Value

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss whether Raheem Sterling is worth his high price on DraftKings.

120 Sports & RW Video: Value Defenders and Goalkeepers

Andrew Laird and 120Sports' Kevin Egan discuss a top midfield value play and their best defender/goalkeeper stacks on DraftKings for the Sunday/Monday contests.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Forwards on DraftKings

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports' Kevin Egan to discuss the top fantasy forwards on DraftKings this Saturday.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Midfielders

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top midfield options on DraftKings this weekend.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Defenders and Goalkeepers

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top defensive options and goalkeepers on DraftKings this Saturday.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 32

Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 32 of the Premier League and decide how early Chelsea can clinch the title.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 32

A home match against relegation-target Aston Villa puts Tottenham's Harry Kane at the top of the forwards rankings.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Fantasy Strikers

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss the top striker options for this weekend on DraftKings.

120 Sports & RW Video: Rooney a Must Start?

Andrew Laird joins 120 Sports to discuss whether Wayne Rooney playing at home against Aston Villa is a must-start on DraftKings despite the hefty price tag.

120 Sports & RW Video: Saturday's Top Midfielders

Andrew Laird and the 120 Sports guys discuss the top midfielders for Gameweek 31.

120 Sports & RW Video: Top Defenders and Goalkeepers

Andrew Laird joins the 120 Sports crew to discuss the top defenders on DraftKings this weekend.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Gameweek 31 Preview

Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird preview Gameweek 31 of the Premier League, as well as discuss who is better at leading an attack, Harry Kane or Raheem Sterling.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 31

Wayne Rooney has found his scoring ways and leads this week's forwards rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: International Break Shenanigans

Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird use the international break to discuss who will finish in the top-4 in the Premier League, who will be sent down and which big transfers may happen in the summer.

The Clean Sheets: All-English English Premier League

If you were to build a Premier League team from scratch and just had English players to choose from, would Harry Kane be the No. 1 pick? Nick Pitner and Andrew Laird, two Americans, dive into the perplexing question.

120 Sports & RW Video: Gameweek 30 DraftKings Advice

Andrew Laird joins the 120 Sports crew to discuss top picks and value plays on DraftKings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 30

Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview Gameweek 30 of the Premier League, and chat about their first impressions of New York City FC's debut game at Yankee Stadium.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 30

Despite playing on the road, Eden Hazard is the unanimous choice as the top midfielder in Gameweek 30.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 29

Playing on the road against lonely Burnley, Sergio Aguero tops Gameweek 29's forwards list.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Gameweek 28 Preview

Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird preview Gameweek 28 of the Premier League, including what kind of squad rotation we may see because of the short turnaround.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 28

A double gameweek for Tottenham and QPR pushes Harry Kane to the top of the forwards rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 27

Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird preview Gameweek 27 of the Premier League, including Hull City's hot play of late and what to do without Chelsea, QPR, Spurs and Leicester this weekend.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 27

With Chelsea, Tottenham, QPR and Leicester City not playing in Gameweek 27, there are a few different names atop the rankings.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 26

Diego Costa leads a quartet of Chelsea players atop the positional rankings for Gameweek 26.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 26

Andrew and Mike preview Gameweek 26 of the Premier League, including whether Chelsea is heading into a classic trap game against Burnley.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 25

Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird are joined by Chris Mosinski to preview Gameweek 25 of the Premier League, including what the quick turnaround to the midweek fixtures could do to squad rotation.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 25

Eden Hazard's fine play of late has him atop the Gameweek 25 midfielder rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 24

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 24 of the Barclays Premier League, including which winter transfers could make immediate impacts.

The Clean Sheets: Dissecting the Gunners

Andrew Laird and Nick Pitner return from a long layoff to chat about one of their favorite topics: Arsenal.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 24

Sergio Aguero is one of four unanimous picks in our Gameweek 24 rankings.

Setting the Table: Defensive Stats

Andrew Laird looks at some key defensive stats to help in various fantasy games that finally give defensive midfielders the credit they deserve.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 23

Andrew and Mike are joined by RotoWire contributor Chris Mosinski to discuss Gameweek 23 of the Barclays Premier League.

Match Preview: Sunderland v. Burnley

Sunderland are tied for the league-lead in most goals allowed at home this season.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 23

A home match against lowly Aston Villa puts Alexis Sanchez at the top of Gameweek 23's forwards list.

Match Preview: Hull City v. Newcastle

With Papiss Cisse still at the Africa Cup of Nations, who could step up to fill his boots against Hull City?

Match Preview: Stoke City v. QPR

QPR have allowed the most goals on the road than any other team in the Premier League this season.

Setting the Table: Chelsea's Title to Lose

RotoWire soccer writers predict how the Premier League table will finish by the end of the season.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Transfer Window Shenanigans

Mike and Andrew use the FA Cup break to talk some transfer rumor shenanigans with Nick Pitner, as well as making their picks on who will finish in the top-4 by season's end.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 22

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 22 of the Barclays Premier League, including what to do in light of the Wilfried Bony transfer to Manchester City.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 22

Angel di Maria grabbed a first-place vote in our midfielder rankings, but is he the cumulative top pick at the position?

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 21

Eden Hazard is one of three Chelsea players who are unanimous picks in our Gameweek 21 positional rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 21

A special double-feature this week, as Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 21 and are then joined by RotoWire legal analyst Justin Fielkow to discuss the Frank Lampard-to-MLS debacle.

FPL Bargain Bin: Gameweek 20 Value Picks

If Diego Costa sits for New Year's Day, Didier Drogba could be looking to add to his goal total against Spurs this season.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 20

Andrew and Mike preview Gameweek 20 of the Premier League, including which potential January transfers could greatly alter the FPL landscape.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 20 - New Year's Day

A change to Alexis Sanchez's positional eligibility shakes up the weekly rankings.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 19

Despite playing at White Hart Lane on Sunday, Wayne Rooney's blistering form has him atop the forward rankings for Gameweek 19.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 19

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 19 of the Premier League, including who may be held out of the lineup Sunday due to the condensed holiday schedule.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 18

Andrew and Mike preview Gameweek 18 of the Barclays Premier League, including which players may sit for the Boxing Day ties.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 18 - Boxing Day

Eden Hazard tops our midfielder rankings for Gameweek 18 on Boxing Day.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 17

Andrew and Mike preview Gameweek 17 of the Premier League, including which of the two young Manchester forward options is the best.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 17

With their three top strikers all sidelined with injuries, Manchester City will rely heavily on Yaya Toure for its offensive production.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 16

Andrew and Mike preview Gameweek 16 of the Barclays Premier League, including who are the best replacements for the injured Sergio Aguero.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 16

With Sergio Aguero sidelined for at least a month with a knee injury, Diego Costa reclaims his spot atop the forwards rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 15

Andrew and Mike preview Gameweek 15 of the Premier League, including which American goalkeeper might be the best DFS play this weekend.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 15

Returning from a one-game suspension, Diego Costa is our top-ranked forward for Gameweek 15.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 14

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 14 of the Premier League, including who the best second-tier strikers are and whether we can trust Manchester United defenders now.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 14

Sergio Aguero is a unanimous choice for the top forward in Gameweek 14.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 13

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 13 of the Barclays Premier League, including the one instance when they would hesitate to start Chelsea's attacking players.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 13

Diego Costa is back to his scoring ways and sits atop the Gameweek 13 Forwards List.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 12

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 12 of the Barclays Premier League.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 12

Sergio Aguero's blistering form keeps him at the top of the rankings for Gameweek 12

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: International Break Shenanigans

Andrew and Mike are joined by RotoWIre contributor Kevin King to discuss a number of topics during the international break, including a game of

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 11

Andrew and Mike preview Gameweek 11 of the Barclays Premier League while adding in just a sprinkle of Champions League banter.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 11

With five goals in his last three Premier League matches, Alexis Sanchez is the top midfielder pick this week.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 10

Alexis Sanchez is the only unanimous top pick in this week's new composite rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 10

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 10 of the Barclays Premier League, including who will dominate the Manchester derby and mourning the injury loss of West Ham's Diafra Sakho.

FPL Bargain Bin: Gameweek 9 Value Picks

Danny Welbeck exemplifies the pricing differences between season-long leagues and daily formats.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 9

Andrew and Mike preview Gameweek 9 of the Barclays Premier League, including whether Diego Costa or Loic Remy will face Manchester United and which game will be the highest-scoring of the weekend.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 9

With eight goals in his last five club matches in all competitions (including four last weekend against Spurs), Sergio Aguero takes the top spot in this week's rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 8

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 8 of the Barclays Premier League, including the return of Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke and whether it's time to trust Manchester United defenders.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 8

Diego Costa finally broke through to score his first goal for Spain, and he tops this week's rankings looking for his 10th Premier League goal this season.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Champions League Rankings

Mike and Andrew are joined by Nick Pitner to discuss their UEFA Champions League player rankings for the rest of the group stage.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 7

After scoring a hat trick against Galatasaray in the Champions League on Wednesday, is Danny Welbeck the best striker in Europe?

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 7

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho keeps talking about resting Deigo Costa, but until he does, the striker stays atop the rankings.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 6

Diego Costa looks primed to increase his league-leading goal tally against Aston Villa this weekend at Stamford Bridge.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 6

Mike and Andrew preview Gameweek 6 of the Premier League.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 5

Mike and Andrew discuss what they expect from Manchester United and which striker they like more for the rest of the season, Diego Costa or Kun Aguero.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 5

With seven goals in four Premier League matches, Diego Costa leads the Gameweek 5 rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 4

Andrew and Mike preview Gameweek 4 of the Premier League and discuss which Manchester United forwards to own.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 4

With tons of talent now around him, Wayne Rooney grabs the top spot in this week's rankings.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Summer Transfer Window Review

Andrew and Mike are joined by Nick Pitner to discuss the summer transfer window.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 3

Mike and Andrew discuss how quickly they think Mario Balotelli and Angel di Maria live up to their Fantasy Premier League price tags.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 3

Sergio Aguero has scored off the bench in both of Man City's matches this season. With Edin Dzeko banged up, will he have even more success in the starting XI?

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 2

After scoring in his Premier League debut, Diego Costa tops our Gameweek 2 rankings with a tasty home match against Leicester City.

2014-15 Premier League Preseason Rankings: Top Midfielders

After leading all midfielders with 20 Premier League goals last season, Yaya Toure finds himself at the top of our rankings this year.

2014-15 Premier League Preseason Rankings: Top Forwards

Daniel Sturridge is the highest-returning goal scorer from last season and he takes the top spot in our forwards rankings.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 1

The Louis van Gaal era at Manchester United officially begins Saturday against Swansea City with Wayne Rooney leading the charge.

2014-15 Premier League Preseason Rankings: Top Defenders

For the second year in a row, Everton's Leighton Baines takes the top spot in our defender rankings.

2014-15 Premier League Preseason Rankings: Top Goalkeepers

The days of Petr Cech being the top goalkeeper at Chelsea may be over, and Thibaut Courtois tops our rankings.

The Clean Sheets: Reviewing Early FPL Midfielder Pricing

Can a healthy Aaron Ramsey lead all Premier League midfielders in goals this season?

The Clean Sheets: Reviewing Early FPL Forwards Pricing

Nick and Andrew discuss early Fantasy Premier League pricing, including Robin van Persie's 12.5 tag, which is the highest in the game.

The Clean Sheets: Previewing the World Cup Final

Does Lionel Messi have enough in him to take down a powerful German side to capture his first World Cup?

The Clean Sheets: Previewing the World Cup Semifinals

Can Lionel Messi keep Argentina rolling all the way to the World Cup final?

The Clean Sheets: Previewing the World Cup Quarterfinals

Can Neymar continue his magic in leading Brazil to the semifinals of the World Cup with a win over Colombia this weekend?

DFS World Cup: Strategies for a Weekend of StatClash

Alexis Sanchez has been a solid contributor to a surprising Chilean side do they have enough to upset the host nation in the round of 16?

2014 Team Preview: Denver Broncos

Restacking the Deck-er

The Clean Sheets: When a Draw Feels Like a Loss

Clint Dempsey has scored in both of the United States' World Cup games. So why are we disappointed with four points?

The Clean Sheets: Early Group Stage Reactions

As we all expected, Spain have given up seven goals through two matches and have already been eliminated.

The Clean Sheets: World Cup Picks

Andrew and Nick share their World Cup brackets and Golden Boot winners.

The Clean Sheets: Discussing Group E

With Franck Ribery ruled out of the World Cup with a back injury, can Paul Pogba step up to lead France?

The Clean Sheets: Discussing Group F

He won't have to do it alone, but Edin Dzeko will likely be a major contributor if Bosnia and Herzegovina can advance to the knockout stage.

The Clean Sheets: Discussing Group A

With a nation's World Cup hopes riding on his shoulders, can Neymar deliver Brazil its sixth World Cup?

The Clean Sheets: Discussing Group B

Is Diego Costa the key to Spain winning back-to-back World Cups?

The Clean Sheets: Discussing Group C

Can Didier Drogba lead Ivory Coast out of Group C in what's likely to be the last shot for the Golden Generation?

The Clean Sheets: Discussing the Real Group of Death

Can Wayne Rooney help lead England out of the real Group of Death?

The Clean Sheets: Nick and Andrew Discuss Group H

Eden Hazard leads a Belgian side that many are predicting to be the darlings of Brazil.

The Clean Sheets: Nick and Andrew Discuss Group G

Can Clint Dempsey do enough to get the USA out of a tough Group G?

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 38

Despite not being 100 percent, Sergio Aguero says he will play in Manchester City's final game, with a draw all that's needed for the Premier League title.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 38

With five goals in his last three matches, and one win away from the Premier League title, Edin Dzeko tops the final gameweek's rankings.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 37

Robin van Persie could make a surprise return from his knee injury after he was presumed to be out for the rest of the season.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 37

With two matches in Gameweek 37, an in-form Sergio Aguero tops our rankings.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 36

Daniel Sturridge is expected to return Sunday against Chelsea after missing last weekend's match at Norwich City with a hamstring injury.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 36

If Jose Mourinho brings a B-squad to Anfield, Luis Suarez should have a great chance to break the Premier League single-season scoring record.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 35

After scoring four times against Norwich City earlier this season, Luis Suarez takes the top striker spot this week for the return fixture.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 35

Wayne Rooney has returned to training following a toe injury, and he has been deemed fit to face Everton on Sunday.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 34

Sergio Aguero looks set to return from his hamstring injury, just in time for Manchester City's two matches in gameweek 34.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 34

With two matches this gameweek, including an enticing home game against Sunderland, Yaya Toure tops this week's rankings.

Final Four Preview: Kentucky vs. Wisconsin

Kentucky's Julius Randle will have his hands full in the frontcourt against Wisconsin in a matchup that could decide who plays for the national title.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 33

Christian Benteke ruptured his Achilles tendon during Thursday's training session and he will now miss the rest of the Premier League season and the World Cup.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 33

With fine play lately and a home match against Fulham, Christian Benteke takes the top spot in our gameweek 33 rankings.

Champions League Quarterfinals: Player Rankings

Cristiano Ronaldo beats out Lionel Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the top spot in our Champions League quarterfinals player rankings.

Champions League: Quarterfinals Staff Picks

Zlatan Ibrahmovic faces off against his old manager Jose Mourinho in the quarterfinals of the Champions League and our experts are split over who will win.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 32

Aaron Ramsey suffered yet another setback and he'll be sidelined for at least another two weeks.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 32

Luis Suarez is only three goals short of tying the Premier League single-season record. After netting a hat trick last weekend, can he tie (or break) the record this weekend?

Sweet 16 Preview: Midwest Region

Russ Smith has struggled with his shot, but he is the key if Louisville is to advance past the Sweet 16.

[Updated] Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 31

Despite Manchester City playing two matches in gameweek 31, Sergio Aguero isn't expected to play in either one of them.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 31

10 teams play two matches in gameweek 31, highlighted by Liverpool's games at Cardiff City and home against Sunderland, which lands Luis Suarez atop our rankings once again.

NCAA Tournament Preview: Midwest Region

If Duke hopes to escape the Midwest Region it will have to go through a gauntlet of teams in a tough bracket.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 30

Aaron Ramsey will miss out yet again for Arsenal, who will also be without Mesut Ozil and Jack Wilshere.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 30

Luis Suarez has a goal and two assists in his last two Premier League matches. With a trip to Old Trafford this weekend, he takes the top spot our weekly rankings.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 29

Eden Hazard picked up an ankle injury while on international duty Wednesday, but he is expected to be fit to face Tottenham this weekend.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 29

With only five Premier League matches to choose players from, Gameweek 29's rankings reach deep into the vault, headlined by Manchester United's Robin van Persie.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 28

There may not be a hotter player in the Premier League right now than Daniel Sturridge, who tops our overall rankings this week.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 28

Romelu Lukaku is set to return from an ankle injury that has kept him out since the end of January.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 27

Romelu Lukaku will get an extra week off to recover from his ankle injury, as he's ineligible to play against his parent club this weekend.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 27

With no midweek action and a home match against Swansea, Daniel Sturridge takes our top spot for Gameweek 27.

Champions League: Round of 16 Staff Picks

The Champions League Round of 16 starts Tuesday and our soccer staff weighs in on who they think will reach the Round of 8.

Champions League Player Rankings: Round of 16

Robin van Persie is the highest ranked Premier League player in our Champions League Round of 16 player rankings.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 26

Liverpool scored five goals against Arsenal on Saturday, but Luis Suarez was left out in the cold. He'll be looking to avenge that shutout this week against Fulham.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 26

Aaron Ramsey remains sidelined for Arsenal, who are looking to bounce back after a brutal loss to Liverpool on Saturday.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 25

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero isn't expected back until March due to his hamstring injury, the same time frame that Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey is expected to return from his thigh injury.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 25

Yaya Toure stays in our top-10 this week, but it's a teammate of his that takes the top midfielder spot.

EPL Barometer: Welbeck Falls Again

With Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney back from their respective injuries, there isn't much room left for Danny Welbeck in the Manchester United starting XI.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 24

A home match against Crystal Palace puts Mesut Ozil at the top of our midfielder rankings this gameweek.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 24

Aaron Ramsey suffered a setback in his recovery from a thigh injury and will miss out yet again.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 23

After finishing up a warm-weather training trip in Egypt, Wayne Rooney looks set to return to a Manchester United side that will also include newly-signed Juan Mata.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 23

With goals in back-to-back league matches, Christian Benteke checks in as the No. 3 overall player this gameweek.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Gameweek 22

Aaron Ramsey looks set to return for Arsenal, after sitting out since Boxing Day with a thigh injury.

Fantasy Premier League Weekly Rankings: Gameweek 22

After bagging a brace last weekend, Luis Suarez tops the Matchweek 22 rankings.

EPL Barometer: The Return of SAS

Can the return of Daniel Sturridge make Luis Suarez even more dangerous?

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 21

Yaya Toure suffered an ankle injury in Wednesday's FA Cup rout of West Ham, and he faces a late fitness test ahead of Sunday's match at Newcastle.

Fantasy Premier League Weekly Rankings: Matchweek 21

With an excellent home matchup against Norwich City, Romelu Lukaku takes the top spot in this week's rankings.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: January Update

Luis Suarez is a unanimous pick for the top striker in the Premier League. 20 goals and five assists in 16 appearances will do that.

EPL Barometer: Bony Up

David Luiz could be on his way out of London, while Wilfried Bony's fine play continues.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 20

Robin van Persie could make his return after battling a thigh injury for most of December.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 19

Aaron Ramsey suffered a thigh strain against West Ham on Boxing Day, and will now miss the remainder of the holiday period.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 18

Christian Benteke has been ruled out for the entire holiday period due to the knee injury he's been playing through over the past month.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 17

Sergio Aguero is expected to miss at least a month due to the calf injury he suffered in last weekend's tilt with Arsenal.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 16

Robin van Persie was a surprise member of Manchester United's starting XI last week, but suffered an injury in the Champions League on Tuesday and will now be out a month.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 15

Robin van Persie has missed four games in a row and doesn't appear ready for this weekend's match against Newcastle.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: December Update

With his excellent play over the last month, Sergio Aguero moves up to the top of our striker rankings.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 14

Vincent Kompany has been deemed fit and is expected to start Wednesday against West Brom.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 13

Vincent Kompany was held out of Manchester City's Champions League clash against Viktoria Plzen on Wednesday but looks set to return this weekend.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 12

Theo Walcott looks set to return for Arsenal's important match against surprising Southampton on Saturday.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 11

Vincent Kompany's thigh injury will keep him out again.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 10

Theo Walcott is getting close to a return but an appearance this weekend is still unlikely.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 9

Theo Walcott remains out for Arsenal, while Vincent Kompany is expected to play against Chelsea.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: October Update

With eight matchweeks complete, it's time to update our positional rankings.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 8

Vincent Kompany looks to make an early return to City following the international break.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 7

Arsenal continue to play well despite so many players out with injuries.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 6

Theo Walcott is expected to miss a month after having abdomen surgery, joining a long list of starting Arsenal players who will be out this weekend.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 5

Vincent Kompany is back and will play in Sunday's Manchester Derby, although he's not the only injury concern for City this week.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 4

With the number of injuries that Arsenal are dealing with, Theo Walcott and newly-signed Mesut Ozil may have to do it all for the club this weekend.

EPL Barometer: The Window Has Closed

Giving props to Christian Benteke and wondering what's to happen with Demba Ba

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 3

Vincent Kompany remains sidelined for Manchester City. So, who else will be sitting this weekend?

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Tracker - Week 2

Tracking who is in and who is out for Week 2.

Fit or Miss: Premier League Injury Watch - Week 1

Introducing our new weekly injury tracker for the upcoming Premier League action.

Window Watching - EPL Edition: Hello and Goodbye

A look at some of the transfers that could affect your fantasy Premier League team this season.

2013-14 Premier League Preseason Rankings: All Positions

All of our preseason composite rankings in one page.

2013-14 Premier League Preseason Rankings: Top Strikers

Manchester United's Robin van Persie tops our 2013-14 striker rankings; but where does teammate Wayne Rooney fall?

2013-14 Premier League Preseason Rankings: Top Midfielders

Gareth Bale, unsurprisingly, tops our list of top midfielders for the upcoming season. But who else do our writers like this year?

2013-14 Premier League Preseason Rankings: Top Defenders

Everton's Leighton Baines was a near-unanimous choice for the top defender spot in our 2013-14 Premier League defensemen rankings.

2013-14 Premier League Preseason Rankings: Top Goalkeepers

Chelsea's Petr Cech draws the top spot in our 2013-14 Premier League goalkeeper rankings

2013 Denver Broncos Team Preview: Manning and His New Weapons Look to Remain an Offensive Powerhouse

NCAA Tournament Preview: Hidden Gems, No Longer

If this year's tourney is a bracket buster, it likely will be by the hand of one these players, like No. 10-seed Cincinnati's Sean Kilpatrick.

EPL Barometer: Upgrades/ Downgrades For The Home Stretch

With a dozen or so matches left for each Premier League club, we asked our resident EPL writers, who cover all the teams and do the player notes on the site, for their upgrades and downgrades for the home stretch.

2012 Denver Broncos Team Preview: Can Manning Guide the Broncos back to the Playoffs?

2012 Carolina Panthers Team Preview: Cam's Cats Looking To Take The Next Step

South Sweet 16 Preview: Can Kentucky Lose?

NCAA Tournament Preview: Hidden Gems No Longer

Late-round fliers in Tournament fantasy drafts can make all the difference. Bradford Burgess could pay off if VCU repeats as Cinderella.

NCAA Tournament Preview: South Region Preview

NCAA Tourney Watch: Looking Ahead to the Top 65

Anthony Davis has to be atop most fantasy lists for the NCAA Tournament as Kentucky could make a deep run. Check out the Top-65 Tournament-bound players.

2011 Broncos Team Preview: Trying to Get Back on Track

An in-depth look at the Denver Broncos heading into the 2011 season.

2011 Panthers Team Preview: Fresh Faces Rivera and Newton Look to Turn Franchise Around

An in-depth look at the Carolina Panthers heading into the 2011 season.

Team Previews: 2010 Broncos Preview

Can Orton Remain Starter in Denver?

Team Previews: 2009 Broncos Preview

Team Previews: 2008 Broncos Preview