The Ripple Effect in Fantasy Football: Case in Point the Jimmy Graham Trade

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March 25, 2015

There have been a lot of big trades and free agency pick-ups in the NFL this off season. More than any I can remember in a long time and with so many players changing teams we’re going to have a lot of fun next summer on draft day trying to decide who to pick. Let me give you an example with just one trade: tight end extraordinaire Jimmy Graham from…

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Video: “Villanova Piccolo Girl” Sits In With The Roots – Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show

Video: “Villanova Piccolo Girl” Sits In With The Roots – Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show
March 25, 2015

By now, most sports fans have seen the photo of the “crying piccolo player” of Villanova, who watched as her top seeded team lost to NC State in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament (aka March Madness.)  But now, Roxanne Chalifoux, the crying Villanova piccolo player, sits in with the Roots and chats with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show.

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Video: Stupid German Hooligan Throwing Garbage Can At Riot Police Hits Own Mate Instead

Video: Stupid German Hooligan Throwing Garbage Can At Riot Police Hits Own Mate Instead
March 23, 2015

Ah, soccer hooligans! Are there any better/worse sports fans in the entire world? Here’s the latest example of their stupidity. From the YouTube description: East German hooligans messing around with riot police after a low level 4th league match. One of the guys thought it might be a good idea to throw a garbage can at the police officers but well it didn’t went out like that and he hit…

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Video: Middle School Basketball Team Loses Title Game After Final Shot Gets Stuck On Rim!

Video: Middle School Basketball Team Loses Title Game After Final Shot Gets Stuck On Rim!
March 18, 2015

You wouldn’t believe it if you didn’t see it. Here’s more from the YouTube description: The final seconds of the Kansas Mid-East League eighth grade basketball championship game lasted an eternity. With less than seven seconds left on the clock, the Rock Creek Mustangs trailed the Riley County Falcons by one point, 26-25. The Mustangs drove to the basket after the inbound pass, but the final shot settled on the…

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Lacrosse Players on Women’s College Team Suspended for Threatening . . . Teammates?

UMBC lacrosse players suspended
March 17, 2015

Five players of the University of Maryland Baltimore County women’s lacrosse team won’t be on the field this week.  Nope, they’re not injured, just suspended by the school for allegedly making death threats in some kind of group chat room.  The target of their threats? Freshmen players who the upper-class ladies (all sophomores, juniors an seniors) thought were getting to much playing time. Yup, we’re back to PT again. Brings…

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2015 NFL Football Lines with Mybookie.ag

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March 12, 2015

Yesterday’s column about the trading bloodbath in the NFL was pretty well received.  (Okay, no one actually threatened me over it, so I am taking that as a positive.) Despite being months away from training camps opening, the National Football League has found a way to capture our attention at a time when Major League Baseball thinks it should be center stage with Spring Training in full swing. (Hahahahahahaha.) But then…

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Gronk Bowls in LA

Gronk w. Autographed Bowling Pin
March 12, 2015

Who knew? According to my source, Gronk, aka, Super Bowl Champion, Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski of the New England Patriots, was seen at Lucky Strike L.A. LIVE Tuesday night. Gronk had a good time bowling and of course, in traditional Gronk style, he bowled under the pseudo-name “DJ Meow Meow.” Gronk laid off the dance moves but used his muscles to bowl a 152 on the lanes. Staff said he was…

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Tuesday Trading Bloodbath in the NFL is Going to Mess With My Fantasy Team This Year

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March 11, 2015

Look, I never claimed to know every player on every team in the NFL. Not like some of the know-it-alls that I play fantasy football with. But I knew enough of the big names players, their teams, and the impact they had on those teams to draft and play competitively. Until yesterday. When the NFL went completely nuts and started trading players like they were on sale. Okay, well maybe…

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