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College Capper: Picking the Bowls
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

Can Marcus Mariota lead the Ducks to the national championship? They'll have to get by Florida State first in a national semifinal.

Charlie's NBAngle: Rondo Goes to Dallas
NBA   

How will Rondo's arrival impact the NBA's top offense?

College Hoops Barometer: Wildcat Down
COLLEGE BASKETBALL   

The Kentucky Wildcats will miss the toughness of Alex Poythress, who is out for the season with a torn ACL.

 DraftKings Fantasy Football: Bowl Season Kicks Off
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

Terrance Broadway's running ability gives him a solid floor against Nevada in the New Orleans Bowl.

DraftKings NBA: Weekend Values
NBA   

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his weekend value plays for DraftKings fantasy basketball contests this weekend.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Breaking Down the Games
NFL   

RotoWire's Ben Sloccum runs through each game for FanDuel's Week 16 slate of contests.

ThunderBastard: Dumped in the Car
SOCCER   

Stan Williams makes his RotoWire debut and uses a number of John Cusack movies to help dispense his fantasy advice.

Collette Calls: Flash Delirium
MLB   

Jason Collette reviews a flurry of offseason moves, including the trade that sent Dee Gordon from the Dodgers to the Marlins.

FPL Best XI: Top Picks for Gameweek 17
SOCCER   

Alexis Sanchez against a possible three-man back line for Liverpool is enough for Nick Pitner to name him this weekend's Best XI captain.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 17
SOCCER   

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

FPL Bargain Bin: Gameweek 17 Value Picks
SOCCER   

Ross Barkley has been playing very well of late, but does Chris Mosinski consider him one of the better value plays this weekend?

Friday Daily Puck: Not The Good Kind of Blues
NHL   

The Blues blew a 3-0 lead Thursday night against the Kings, which begs the question - are they good enough to win the Cup?

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
NBA   

With 10 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.

Bowl Game Pick 'Em: The Writers Pick the Bowls
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

We polled our college football writers for their picks to this year's bowl games. The group split over the national championship but found consensus elsewhere.

The Prospect Post: The Two Best Players in College Basketball
NBA   

Who wins the Player of the Year Award in college basketball won't necessarily be the No. 1 overall pick. So, looking outside the draft, who is simply the best college basketball player?

Four-Down Duel: Week 16 Picks
NFL   

Rob Gronkowski's floor against the Jets this week makes paying his high price an easy choice.

Draftster NFL: Week 16 Rankings
NFL   

Eli Manning doesn't have a great matchup this week against the Rams, but it won't take much for him to outproduce his low draft price.

Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 16
NFL   

Matt Forte's frantasy prospects do not look promising in Week 16 with a new quarterback and a tough matchup against the Lions.

King for a Day: Week 16 DraftKings Picks
NFL   

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his Week 16 picks for DraftKings, including Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.

Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 16
NFL   

The Broncos have clinched the AFC West, but they still have plenty to play for on Monday night against the Bengals.

On Target: Championship Receivers
NFL   

Jordy Nelson has long been an undervalued commodity in fantasy circles, but chances are he's on a lot of championship teams this year.

Thursday Daily Puck: May The Schwartz Be With You
NHL   

What should you do with Jacob Trouba and Jaden Schwartz slated to miss extended time? We've got answers.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
NBA   

With four games on the slate, finding the right mix may be hard Thursday, but Alex Rikleen has a few suggested plays.

Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 16 Defense
NFL   

Cam Newton and the Panthers take on the Browns, as they fight for the NFC South

Survivor: Backing the Patriots
NFL   

In the unlikely event you still have the Patriots available, take them. Otherwise, you'll have to choose between some closer calls.

Staff Picks: Backing the Jaguars
NFL   

The Staff likes the Jaguars minus three at home against the Titans this week.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 16
NFL   

Fading Satan's Tebow for the second week in a row.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 17
SOCCER   

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

Behind the Breakout: Rendon's Rapid Rise
MLB   

Anthony Rendon paired good health with his elite offensive upside en route to a full breakout in 2014. Paul Sporer takes a closer look.

NBA In-Season Strategy: Suggested Moves in H2H
NBA   

Marc Roberts offers his suggested trade targets, adds, and drops while examining the rest-of-season head-to-head rankings and auction values for standard 9-category leagues.

FanDuel NBA: Value Plays for the Week
NBA   

Kevin Payne offers up his value play selections to consider using on FanDuel this week.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA   

With 10 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.

Beat the Cap: Save in the Middle, Win on the Wings
NHL   

RotoWire's Neil Parker goes bargain bin shopping at the center position to free up cash for shallower positions.

Weekly Rankings: Week 16 Value Meter
NFL   

There's chaos at quarterback this week, and one of the primary uncertain players is the Panthers' Cam Newton, who has an opportunity to face the Browns when they might be without Joe Haden.

East Coast Offense: The Anatomy of a Bad Beat
NFL   

Mark Ingram's gratuitous garbage-time TD affected a lot of leagues.

Wednesday Daily Puck: Mika Shall Inherit The Earth
NHL   

Questions about the Bruins, a hot Blackhawk, and a struggling goalie

NFL Barometer: Bear Down
NFL   

Jay Cutler's fantasy value takes a hit due to turmoil in his locker room and his uninspiring performance Monday night.

Ball Watching: Reviewing Gameweek 16
SOCCER   

Sergio Aguero will be sidelined through at least the middle of January, and Mike Gottlieb explains who will get the first shot to replace him.

FantasyDraft Football: Week 16 Picks
NFL   

RotoWire's Josh Collacchi runs through his FantasyDraft value picks for Week 16, including Detroit's Matt Stafford, who faces a weak Bears defense.

Working the Wire: Championship Week Help
NFL   

It's championship week for most leagues, and owners who need some help have a few options, like Buffalo's C.J. Spiller, on the waiver wire.

Injury Analysis: Hands Off DeMarco Murray
NFL   

The league's leading rusher hasn't been ruled out but might not be a good play this week.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Tuesday
NBA   

With six games on the slate, there should be a good mix of low, mid, and high-tier salaries to create interesting lineups with high potential Tuesday.

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
NHL   

Evgeni Malkin is now leading the Pittsburgh attack with Sidney Crosby out with the mumps. Michael Clifford spotlights one of Malkin's new running mates, and why he's a good punt play in FanDuel tournaments.

Tuesday Daily Puck: Oil, But Not Slick
NHL   

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins has been one of very few bright spots for an Oilers team that just fired another head coach.

Blue Line Buzz: Value Added
NHL   

Who are some of the players that add sneaky value if you avoid taking the big name defensemen like Drew Doughty? Jason Chen elaborates in this week's column.

Neutral Zone Wrap: Things That Go Mump In The Night
NHL   

Derick Brassard may be sidelined with a case of the mumps that's spreading around the league, but the Rangers are still thriving, writes RotoWire's Evan Berofsky.

Prospects Analysis: Top 100 Prospects
NHL   

Jon Litterine comes up with his December update for RotoWire's top 100 prospects, and touts the Red Wings' Anthony Mantha.

NBA Injury Analysis: Thinning the Herd
NBA   

The Knicks had two of their backcourt players go down with injuries this weekend. Jeff Stotts breaks down how long they'll be out and touches on several other players.

Freshman Haze: Coast to Coast in Search of Frosh
COLLEGE BASKETBALL   

Kevon Looney is living up to the preseason hype, averaging a double-double for the Bruins.

CFB Barometer: Bowl Edition
COLLEGE FOOTBALL   

How will Bryce Petty and the Baylor Bears react in the Cotton Bowl after being left out of the College Football Playoff?

Weekly Recap: The Fall Season
GOLF   

The biggest thunder during the PGA Tour's fall season came from young Jordan Spieth, who looks poised for a big 2015.

NHL Barometer: Fine On His Own
NHL   

Ryan Getzlaf hasn't faltered despite being without his linemate Corey Perry. Check out the latest batch of Risers and Fallers in this week's Barometer.

Depth Chart Watch: Cam Newton's Understudy
NFL   

With Newton on the shelf, Derek Anderson stepped up. But who will play next week?

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Monday
NBA   

With eight games on the slate, there should be a good mix of low, mid, and high-tier salaries to create interesting lineups with high potential Monday.

Monday Daily Puck: Letang Knock, Knock, Knockin' on Norris' Door
NHL   

The Pittsburgh Penguins are losing players by the bunch but Kris Letang is helping to fill the void

Category Strategy: Week 8
NBA   

Need help in a specific category? James Anderson has you covered with several recommendations to grab off the waiver wire.

NBA Waiver Wire: Pick-Ups and FAAB for Week 8
NBA   

Here with his weekly waiver picks and faab suggestions, J.J. Calle breaks down the players you should consider adding this weekend.

NBA Player Rankings: Week 8
NBA   

The Golden State Warriors have just two games in Week 7, making most of their players benchable in weekly formats.

Frozen Fantasy: Beyond the Wire
NHL   

RotoWire's Janet Eagleson delves into waiver wire strategy and explains why Senators forward Mika Zibanejad is poised to bloom under new coach Dave Cameron.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Sunday
NBA   

With seven games on the slate, there should be a good mix of low, mid, and high-tier salaries to create interesting lineups with high potential Sunday.

The Waiver Wire: Blue Line Bomber
NHL   

Kevin Shattenkirk is on pace for another career season with the Blues. Keeper league GMs take notice - this won't be his last.

Sunday Daily Puck: Race To The Bottom
NHL   

Which teams are leading the race for the first overall pick in 2015 for highly touted prospects Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel?

Rebound & Rant: The Ha Ha Edition
NBA   

Because we like having reasons to celebrate, the Rebound & Rant is creating a new yearly tradition with Ken Crites' first annual Ha Ha Edition.

Run 'N' Shoot: Home for the Holidays?
NFL   

Sitting out the Fantasy Playoffs? Start prepping for next season.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Saturday
NBA   

With eight games on the schedule Saturday, there are plenty of options for all salary tiers when constructing lineups.

Saturday Daily Puck: Sidelined Sid: The Latest Case of the Mumps?
NHL   

Penguins' forward Sidney Crosby is sidelined with a possible case of the mumps, while John Carlson is on pace for a career season in Washington.

NFL   

Although he's a rookie, 13th overall pick Aaron Donald has already turned into an elite lineman, and a strong IDP option.

Daily Fantasy Basketball 101: How to Play Daily Fantasy Hoops
NBA   

RotoWire's Michael Rathburn runs through his usual prep for selecting lineups in daily fantasy basketball

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Utilizing Vegas Lines
NFL   

RotoWire's Ben Slocum explores ways to utilize Vegas lines when selecting your FanDuel fantasy football lineup.

Fantasy Basketball: Rest-of-Season Rotisserie Rankings
NBA   

RotoWire's projections and advanced stats expert Marc Roberts has examined our rest-of-season rotisserie rankings to suggest some adds, drops, and pick-ups. Great for evaluating trades!

DraftKings NBA: Value Plays for the Weekend
NBA   

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian runs through his favorite picks on DraftKings for the upcoming weekend of fantasy basketball.

The Prospect Post: How Did Everyone Miss On K.J. McDaniels?
NBA   

K.J. McDaniels was the 32nd pick of June's draft, but he's played like a potential rookie of the year candidate. How did everyone miss on him?

FPL Bargain Bin: Gameweek 16 Value Plays
SOCCER   

Most daily fantasy sites continue to underprice Christian Benteke, and we should all continue to exploit that.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Friday
NBA   

With 12 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.

Friday Daily Puck: Will The Real Good Teams Please Stand Up?
NHL   

As the season approaches the halfway mark, keep an eye on the standings and which teams are quickly falling out of the race.

Short Hops Podcast: Episode 67: Winter Meetings Recap
MLB   

DVR & Bernie recap a very active 2014 Winter Meetings in San Diego -- including several trades and big free agent signings.

Four-Down Duel: Week 15 Picks
NFL   

Playing a bad Falcons defense is reason enough to pay up for Le'Veon Bell this week despite his top price.

College Hoops Barometer: Can Kentucky be Beat?
COLLEGE BASKETBALL   

Kentucky looks unbeatable, but if anyone can knock off the nation's top team it might be Montrezl Harrell and Louisville.

On Target: WR Missed on Draft Day
NFL   

Jeremy Maclin is one of a number of wide receivers who have outperformed their draft-day value. How'd we miss them?

King for a Day: Week 15 Values
NFL   

Despite an inconsistent season, Chicago's Jay Cutler is one of the better value options at quarterback in DraftKings contests this weekend.

FPL Best XI: Top Picks for Gameweek 16
SOCCER   

All five of Eden Hazard's Premier League goals this season have come at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea will host 18th-place Hull City this weekend.

Exploiting the Matchups: Upgrades, Downgrades Week 15
NFL   

Against Atlanta's woeful defense, Ben Roethlisberger won't have to fight too hard for yards and scores in Sunday's matchup.

Fantasy Soccer Podcast: Previewing Gameweek 16
SOCCER   

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

Game Capsules: Breaking Down Week 15
NFL   

Drew Brees and the Saints aim to keep their playoff hopes alive on Monday night with a visit to Chicago.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Thursday
NBA   

With just two games on the slate Thurday, finding good value plays may be more difficult than usual.

Streaming Defenses: Picking a Week 15 Defense
NFL   

Andy Dalton and the Bengals go on the road for a AFC North rematch

Survivor: Backing the Ravens
NFL   

If you still have the Ravens available, they're the easy call.

Thursday Daily Puck: Look Sharp
NHL   

Be on the lookout for players coming off IR after month-long absences or more. You may be able to find the piece that leads to a championship.

Staff Picks: Backing the Vikings
NFL   

The Staff likes the Vikings +7.5 at Detroit.

Beat the Cap: Nostalgia, Checking Twice and a Bag of Pucks
NHL   

Aaron Ekblad's price in daily games will be rising in short order, writes RotoWire's Neil Parker.

Draftster NFL: Week 15 Rankings
NFL   

Drew Brees has a great matchup against a bad defense, and he and the Saints are still playing for a division title.

Beating the Book: Chris Liss Handicaps Week 15
NFL   

Laying points with the Jets on the road. Seriously.

Hoops Lab: Digging Yourself Out of the Basement
NBA   

Hoops Lab 2: The Professor, Andre' Snellings, is back, and he's here to help you dig out of the basement of your rotisserie league.

Fantasy Premier League Rankings: Gameweek 16
SOCCER   

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

FantasyDraft Football: Week 15 Values
NFL   

RotoWire's Josh Collacchi highlights the weekly value plays on FantasyDraft, including the quarterback-receiver combo of Big Ben and Antonio Brown.

NBA Daily Games Cheat Sheet: Wednesday
NBA   

With 10 games on the slate, finding the right mix of value plays and high-salaried players is going to be key to winning contests on DraftKings.

FanDuel NBA: Value Plays of the Week
NBA   

Kevin Payne offers up his value play selections to consider using on FanDuel this week.

East Coast Offense: Revisting the Zero-RB Strategy
NFL   

Were you better off playing it safe with star wideouts or gambling on early-round running backs?

Injury Analysis: Rash of Hip Injuries Hit RBs
NFL   

Plus: a quick update on Cam Newton

FanDuel NHL: Value Plays for the Week
NHL   

Nashville's Seth Jones brief career has largely been a disappointment thus far, but he makes for a great choice for FanDuel lineups this week.