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Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 3
NFL   

Backing Drew Brees and the Saints at home

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 5
SOCCER   

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

2014-2015 Sabres Preview: Buffalo Mild Wings
NHL   

Matt Moulson will return to Buffalo after brief stops in Long Island and Minnesota last season, but he'll likely once again find himself as the top winger on one of the league's worst teams.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Salary Adjustments
NFL   

RotoWire's Ben Slocum takes a look at early-season salary adjustments on FanDuel and highlights values based on these changes.

2014-2015 Oilers Preview: The Young and the Defenseless
NHL   

Taylor Hall once again checks in as the most appealing fantasy option for the youthful Oilers, but don't expect him to lead the club back to the playoffs in the rough-and-tumble Western Conference.

Diamond Cuts: Frustrating September Injuries
MLB   

Josh Hamilton has been bothered by a shoulder injury this month, and because it's expanded roster season, he hasn't had to be put on the DL, leaving his fantasy owners in the lurch.

On Target: When Market Share Misleads
NFL   

Julian Edelman had a great game last week, but it's probably wise not to expect that most weeks.

Sylvania 300 Preview: Quest for the Championship
NASCAR   

Brad Keselowski is fresh off victories at Richmond and Chicago and now set up well heading into the second race of the Chase.

East Coast Offense: Expanding Your Skill Set
NFL   

Through two weeks the NFL has pushed fantasy owners outside their comfort zones.

Weekly Rankings: Week 3 Value Meter
NFL   

Murray, Present - DeMarco Murray has been fantastic the first two weeks of the season and now draws a Rams defense that gave up 144 yards to Bobby Rainey.

NFL Barometer: Kansas City Shuffle
NFL   

With fellow running back Jamaal Charles sidelined by an ankle injury, Knile Davis is set to step into a prominent role for the Chiefs.

Wednesday Lineup Card: Pull for Pollock
MLB   

After going M.I.A. for three months while recovering from a broken hand, the Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock has burst back on the scene in September, picking up where he left off in May.

MLB Daily Games Strategy: Pitching Game Theory
MLB   

Sonny Gray has been a significant bargain among the elite starting pitchers in DFS play this season. Renee Miller looks for ways to identify bargains among starting pitchers in her article this week.

MLB Barometer: Old Huddy Duddy
MLB   

Tim Hudson has been a serious second-half fader, and RotoWire's Vlad Sedler wonders whether there's a rebound left in him.

Dominate Your Duel: Constructing An Efficient Lineup
MLB   

RotoWire's Christopher Olson examines the benefits of targeting certain spots in the lineup.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 4
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

The Bearcats have no shortage of receiving options, but the 6-foot-6 Mekale McKay is a threat to score every week.

Working the Wire: Don't Let Geno Jet Away
NFL   

As bye weeks approach, now is the time to grab Geno Smith, who has more potential than probably most backups on fantasy rosters.

Fantasy Aces Football: Week 3 Picks
NFL   

Despite a high price tag, RotoWire's Josh Collacchi recommends targeting Saints quarterback Drew Brees in your Fantasy Aces lineups this week.

Injury Analysis: Long Line for the Trainer's Room
NFL   

Lots of big names will be rehabbing this week, including DeSean Jackson and RGIII.

Run 'N' Shoot: Tumblin' Dice
NFL   

Week 2 injuries made fantasy scoring a bit of a crap-shoot. What can we count on next week and beyond?

Painting the Black: The Bullpen Mentality
MLB   

RotoWire's Jensen Lewis discusses the transformation of Carlos Carrasco this year, suggesting that his adoption of the 'bullpen mentality' has made him a successful starter.

Tuesday Lineup Card: Juan For The Road
MLB   

Yahoo Expert Mock Draft: Head-to-Head League
NBA   

RotoWire's NBA writers held a head-to-head mock draft on Yahoo! for a 12-team, 9-category league. Our H2H rankings are previewed in the piece.

FPL Rapid Reaction: Reviewing Gameweek 4
SOCCER   

Despite playing without Christian Benteke, Aston Villa find themselves second in the table through four matches.

CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 4
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

Brett Hundley has had a tough start to the year, and now he's dealing with a shoulder injury from Saturday's game.

Tour Championship Recap: Billy Horschel is A Rich Man
GOLF   

Billy Horschel made history at the Tour Championship, and he also made a giant wad of cash by capturing the FedEx Cup.

NASCAR Barometer: Keselowski Takes Round One
NASCAR   

Brad Keselowski took the first leg of the Chase on Sunday by picking up his second win in as many weeks.

Depth Chart Watch: Cardinal Commotion
NFL   

Carson Palmer's 'shoulder thing' knocked him out of Week 2 and could create a competition between Drew Stanton and Logan Thomas for starting duties.

Monday Lineup Card: Buckle Down On Buchholz
MLB   

Clay Buchholz is 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA over his last four starts.

FAAB Factor-AL: Fields of Dreams
MLB   

Josh Fields has picked up a couple of saves over the last week, for those of you trying to collect every last save down the stretch.

FAAB Factor-NL: Stretch Run Pickups
MLB   

Wilin Rosario just returned from the DL, and some of his owners may have been impatient with his performance and then his injury and might have dropped him, suggests RotoWire's Jan Levine.

Draftster MLB: Fresh Opportunities and Weekly Picks
MLB   

Edinson Volquez will face the Cubs and their 84 wRC+ against right-handed pitching Sunday, which makes him an attractive option for those that don't want to spend for Jon Lester or Clayton Kershaw.

Sunday Lineup Card: Facing the Giants
MLB   

Second-tier players on one particular contending team lead postseason runs.

Pitching Value Meter: Strasburg's Quiet Excellence
MLB   

Stephen Strasburg might have disappointed some this year, but he's still having a fantastic fantasy season.

The Reshuffle List: Web.com Tour Finals
GOLF   

Bud Cauley is heading toward a 2014-15 Tour card with a strong performance in the Web.com Tour Finals.

2014-2015 Islanders Preview: Blue Line Blues
NHL   

The Isles should be in good shape offensively with a healthy John Tavares back in action, but the team will need to make significant strides on defense in order for a return to the playoffs to materialize.

Saturday Lineup Card: Ramirez Ripe For The Picking
MLB   

Chris Benzine discusses what value Jose Ramirez has now that he has moved to the second spot in the order.

NBA Team Previews: Chicago Bulls
NBA   

Regardless of Derrick Rose's health, the Bulls have put together a team with refined depth that should go far this season, but with depth comes reduced fantasy value.

Daily Fantasy Football 101: Using Vegas Splits to Choose D/ST
NFL   

Which splits should you use to select the best Defense/Special Teams for your DFS lineup? RotoWire's Michael Rathburn runs through the data.

FPL Best XI: Top Picks for Gameweek 4
SOCCER   

A fully fit Sergio Aguero will lead the line for Manchester City this weekend against Arsenal at the Emirates.

Fantasy Elite Football: Daily Game Picks Week 3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty looks a strong buy this week, but does his back injury make him too risky?

Daily Fantasy Football 101: Over/Under Plays Week 2
NFL   

Despite the high over/under, RotoWire's Nir Elitzur likes few DFS options from the Eagles/Colts matchup.

Dominate Your Duel: Answering Fundamental Questions
MLB   

RotoWire's Christopher Olson takes a look at two of the most pressing questions in daily fantasy baseball.

The Daily Duel: Value Picks
MLB   

RotoWire's Kevin Payne takes a look at the current FanDuel value picks at each position.

NFL   

Starting ILB Zach Brown (pectoral) is out for the year, leaving second-year player Zaviar Gooden with a big opportunity.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 4
SOCCER   

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

MLB   

Despite a tough matchup against the Tigers, RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian likes the Indians Carlos Carrasco as an option on DraftKings this weekend.

Friday Lineup Card: Late Season Surge By Leonys Martin
MLB   

The Rangers may not be fighting for a playoff spot this season, but they do offer solid free agnet choices.

 DraftKings Fantasy Football: CFB Week 3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

After two tough matchups to open the year, Duke Johnson could be in line for a breakout game against Arkansas State this week.

Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgades Week 2
NFL   

Bench Jamaal Charles? It's worth thinking about as the Chiefs likely will find themselves in passing mode against the Broncos this week.

College Capper: Picking Games Week 3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

UCLA has not impressed thus far, but with Brett Hundley at the helm it has more potential than this week's opponent, Texas.

Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 2
NFL   

LeSean McCoy leads the Eagles into Indianapolis on Monday in what should be one of the better matchups of Week 2.

Draftster NFL: Week 2 Rankings
NFL   

RotoWire's James Smizek ranks the skill positions for Draftster's Week 2 fantasy football contests.

NBA Draft Kit: Suspension Report
NBA   

Players can be suspended for a variety of reasons, and with a lot of the penalties that result in suspensions affecting the end of the season, it's important to review its fantasy impact.

2014-2015 Sharks Preview: Don't Call it a Rebuild!
NHL   

The Sharks have expressed a desire to find more ice time for promising youngsters such as Tomas Hertl, but that doesn't mean they'll become another Western Conference also-ran this season.

Four-Down Duel: Week 2 Picks
NFL   

RotoWire's Kevin Payne runs through his Week 2 picks for FanDuel contests and reminds tournament players not to forget about Jamaal Charles.

Mound Musings: Looking Back, Looking Ahead
MLB   

Nathan Eovaldi can handcuff hitters with both velocity and movement and should be ready next season to help owners from the get-go.

2014-2015 Stars Preview: Where's the D in Big D?
NHL   

The Stars added Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky to an already-stacked forward corps in the offseason. But can those additions mask the team's weakness at the back end?

Collette Calls: The Breakout
MLB   

Giancarlo Stanton has become an NL MVP candidate while having a full breakout in his age-24 season. What has changed? Jason Collette takes a closer look at the Marlins' star outfielder.

The Saber's Edge: Future Closers
MLB   

Ken Giles has all of the tools to become a closer, but he needs the Phillies to find a taker for Jonathan Papelbon in order to ascend to the ninth-inning role in Philadelphia.

PGA Tour Stats Review: Entering the Tour Championship
GOLF   

Hunter Mahan controls his own destiny this week with a Tour win bringing him the FedEx Cup title.

FPL Bargain Bin: Gameweek 4 Value Picks
SOCCER   

Connor Wickham has taken plenty of shots this season and it's only a matter of time before he finds the back of the net.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 4
SOCCER   

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

Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 2 Defense
NFL   

Toby Gerhart's Jags go on the road to face a Redskins defense looking to bounce back

Survivor: Going with the Chalk
NFL   

Peyton Manning and the Broncos offer the best value in Week 2.

Staff Picks: Panthers, Bills, Jaguars, Browns, Chargers, Packers
NFL   

Strong Week 1 for the staff.

Behind the Numbers: Failed Expectations
MLB   

Few players fell as hard this year as Jay Bruce, who has been sub-replacement level after three straight years of 30 homers.

Beating the Book: Backing the Browns - With Video
NFL   

Even if Josh Gordon doesn't suit up for Week 2, Cleveland should cover as a home dog against a Saints team that doesn't travel well.

On Target: Saints are Cookin'
NFL   

Brandin Cooks had a solid debut Sunday, but more important than his numbers was how the Saints used him.

King for a Day: Week 2 Picks
NFL   

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian highlights his Week 2 picks for DraftKings, including a discounted Adrian Peterson.

Short Hops Podcast: Episode: 57: Wild Cards in Flux
MLB   

Can the Brewers stop their free fall and earn a postseason berth? DVR & Bernie discuss Milwaukee, the changes in Arizona and Texas, and look ahead at their preliminary second-base rankings for 2015.

MyAFibStory.com 40 Preview: Let the Chase Begin
NASCAR   

Brad Keselowski is out to claim his second Sprint Cup championship as the Chase for the Cup begins this week at Chicagoland.

NBA Draft Strategy: Head-to-Head Playoff Team Rankings
NBA   

RotoWire's J.J. Calle broke down which NBA teams have the best schedules during the head-to-head fantasy playoffs.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Finding Overlay
NFL   

RotoWire's Ben Slocum runs through his process of identifying overlay on Fanduel.

2014-2015 Wild Preview: Flush with Forwards
NHL   

Surrounded by the most offensive talent he's ever enjoyed on the Wild power-play, defenseman Ryan Suter could have a shot at flirting with 50 points this season.

East Coast Offense: Stick to the Facts
NFL   

Unsourced reporting and shifting public opinion are not a good basis for fantasy football decisions.

Weekly Rankings: Week 2 Value Meter
NFL   

Alshon Jeffery is dealing with a hamstring injury and is one of the more difficult players to rank this week.

Tour Championship Preview: It All Comes Down to This
GOLF   

With the Tour Championship on the line as well as the FedEx Cup title, can Rory McIlroy find that extra gear and pull out a win this week at East Lake?

Wednesday Lineup Card: No Need to Panik
MLB   

The second base spot has been mostly a dearth of offense for the Giants this season, but rookie Joe Panik's recent surge has turned the position from a weakness to a strength.

Waiver Wire Watch: Players to Pick Up Week 3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

Daxx Garman is not the runner that J.W. Walsh was, but he is a capable thrower with weapons at his disposal for Oklahoma State.

MLB Barometer: All Betts Are On
MLB   

Mookie Betts is getting an extended run of playing time in September and taking advantage of it. He makes Vlad Sedler's 'Risers' list in this week's Barometer.

MLB Daily Games Strategy: Game Theory
MLB   

Chris Carter and his Astros teammates are your not-so-secret weapon against left-handed starters when you're looking to go against the crowd.

NFL Barometer: Tough Start for Romo, Cowboys
NFL   

Maybe he's injured or maybe just rusty, but either way, Tony Romo was a disaster in the season opener against the 49ers.

Injury Analysis: Injuries and Monday Night Football
NFL   

The uncertain status of Andre Ellington and Antonio Gates had fantasy owners sweating on Monday.

Working the Wire: Replacing Rice
NFL   

Perhaps not in the short term, but Lorenzo Taliaferro looks like the back to own long term following the release of Ray Rice.

NBA Team Previews: Indiana Pacers
NBA   

The Pacers have open starting jobs at shooting guard and small forward. Can two players claim those roles, or will the Pacers play the matchup game?

Fantasy Aces Football: Week 2 Picks
NFL   

RotoWire's Josh Collacchi is high on the Eagles for Week 2 play on Fantasy Aces, as he recommends Nick Foles, LeSean McCoy and Zack Ertz.

In Some Depth: The Final Wave
MLB   

Joc Pederson's call to the Dodgers is likely part of the final wave of prospects coming up to contribute in 2014. Can he carve out a significant role as the Dodgers push for an NL West title?

Run 'N' Shoot: Who's stopping the Seahawks?
NFL   

Seattle looked as dominant Week 1 as they did in the Super Bowl

CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 3
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

J.W. Walsh looked good for the Cowboys, but a broken foot will relegate him to the sidelines.

Tuesday Lineup Card: A Pleasant Odor
MLB   

Hyped young prospect Rougned Odor is starting to produce at the big-league level.

2014-2015 Kings Preview: Ratings Up for 'That '70s Line'
NHL   

Veteran center Jeff Carter created magic with youngsters Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli in the playoffs as the Kings netted their second Stanley Cup in three seasons. Can the trio carry over those successes to the regular season?

Weekly Recap: Horschel Takes Care of Business
GOLF   

After winning the BMW Championship, Billy Horschel controls his own fate heading into next weekend's season-ending Tour Championship.

NASCAR Barometer: Keselowski Reigns in Richmond
NASCAR   

Brad Keselowski started from pole Saturday night and only got better on his way to winning at Richmond.

2014-2015 Rangers Preview: New Captain, Same Cup Quest
NHL   

After surprisingly leading the Rangers to the Stanley Cup Finals last season, what can netminder Henrik Lundqvist and his mates do for an encore?

Depth Chart Watch: First Impressions
NFL   

Week 1 is in the books, and what have we learned?

Draftster MLB: Unexpected Value and Weekly Picks
MLB   

Scott Feldman isn't an exciting pitcher, but he does enough to get the job done in daily games, giving players an opportunity to use more of their salary cap on hitting.