2016 American League MVP Candidates

Like usual, Mike Trout enters the season as the favorite, but there's a deep crop of youngsters on the rise.

What Shaun Livingston Means to the Golden State Warriors

In the midst of a career season, the veteran guard has been flat out producing off the Golden State bench.

NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/11/16

Options are limited on a two-game slate, but Russell Westbrook is in a great spot against the Pelicans tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 2/10/16

Jared Sullinger double-doubled in a high-scoring game last night. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/11/16

Michael Carter-Williams may be coming off the bench, but he is one of the top value plays today.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 2/11/16

Greg Monroe is coming off of his best game of the season and should be in store for another big outing tonight against the Wizards.

Can A.J. Pollock Repeat His 2015 Success?

A deeper look into A.J. Pollock's 2015 reveals some telling information about his 2016 potential.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 15

LaMarcus Aldridge is emerging, and Victor Oladipo is leading the way for Orlando. What do you need to know?

NBA Power Rankings Update: All-Star Edition

The Blazers have stormed their way into the playoff chase. Find out who is their "nERD-Star" and where they fall in our ranks.

5 Teams in Need of Pass-Blocking Improvements in 2016

These five teams struggled to protect their quarterbacks in 2015 and are in need of some help in pass protection for the 2016 season.

Blake Bortles Can Get Better While Throwing Fewer Touchdown Passes

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Towns and Jokic Jostling for Top Position

Karl-Anthony Towns and Nikola Jokic are far and away the best rookies according to our nERD metric.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 2/10/16

With Marc Gasol out, the Grizzlies will be forced to lean heavily on Zach Randolph tonight.

Calvin Johnson Has Still Been Better Than You Think He Has

The man nicknamed Megatron might retire this offseason, but he's still got plenty in the tank. More than you may think.

5 NFL Teams in Need of Pass-Rushing Improvements for 2016

The Denver Broncos showed how important an elite pass rush is in Super Bowl 50. These five teams have a long way to go to equal that dominance.

How Will the Injury News About Marc Gasol, Jimmy Butler, and Tyreke Evans Affect Their Respective Teams?

We ran our projections to see how the Grizzlies, Bulls, and Pelicans will do going forward without their stars.

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/10/16

DeMarcus Cousins finds himself in a great spot against the 76ers on Wednesday night. What other high-priced options should you be targeting in your lineups?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 2/9/16

John Wall had 28 points and 17 assists last night, making many perfect lineups. Who else made the cut?

Which Wide Receivers Will Score More Touchdowns in 2016?

Mike Evans underperformed in 2015, but math tells us that he could be in store for a big 2016 campaign.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/10/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/10/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/10/16

This may be Archie Goodwin's last game as the starting point guard, but he is in position to put up a monster performance in this uptempo game.

Which Quarterback from the 2016 NFL Draft Class is Statistically Superior?

We've seen that college stats matter when evaluating quarterbacks. What do they tell us about this year's crop of NFL Draft prospects?

How Will Last Year’s Top Rookie Hitters Fare in 2016?

What can Kris Bryant and the rest of last year's rookie class do for an encore?

Assuming It's Over, Just How Good Was Marshawn Lynch's Career?

Marshawn Lynch is planning to retire, but not before leaving a seismic footprint on the NFL.

Examining the Unmatched Dominance of the San Antonio and Golden State Benches

Is any other NBA team even close to the depth of the Spurs and Warriors?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 2/9/16

The reigning MVP should be primed for a huge outing tonight against the defensively-challenged Rockets.

Is Jake Arrieta Being Drafted Too High in Fantasy Baseball?

Arrieta is being drafted as the third pitcher overall, but can he live up to the price?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 2/8/16

Vintage Kyrie Irving showed up last night, as the point guard dropped 32 points. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Should You Always Roster Superstars?

Fitting superstars on your roster isn't always easy, but should you be trying to do it at all costs?

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/9/16

Steph Curry takes on the Rockets tonight in what should be a fast-paced, high-scoring game. What other studs should you build your lineups around?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/9/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Which Wide Receivers Will Score Fewer Touchdowns in 2016?

Doug Baldwin scored 14 times in 2015, but the math says he's unlikely to do it again.

Revisiting Which Statistics Matter for Evaluating Collegiate Quarterbacks

By looking at certain collegiate statistics, we can better evaluate which NFL Draft prospects are best primed for success.

The NFL's Best and Worst Teams on Fourth Down in 2015

Panthers coach Ron Rivera has shown an affinity to gamble on fourth downs, but just how good was Carolina on them this year?

3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/9/16

The first rule of NBA DFS is don't play bigs against Utah, right? Not so fast.

College Hoops Top 25 Stock Watch: Villanova Makes History, UNC Slides

Jay Wright has earned Villanova two top seeds in the NCAA Tournament and a trip to the Final Four, but now he's taken the school where it's never been before: to the very top of the AP poll.

Can Joe Ross Break Out for the Nationals in 2016?

Joe Ross, brother of Padres pitcher Tyson Ross, appears to be poised for a breakout this season in Washington. Can he do it?

David Johnson -- 2016's Number One Running Back?

David Johnson showed flashes of brilliance in his rookie season. Was it enough to justify a first round pick next season?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 2/8/16

Gorgui Dieng has been nothing short of spectacular since being inserted into the Timberwolves starting lineup. Who else should you play in DFS tonight?

Why the Tennessee Titans Should Select an Offensive Lineman First Overall

Holding the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Tennessee Titans have many needs to address. Offensive line should be at the top of that list.

5 Fantasy Baseball Pitchers to Target Based on Strikeout Rates

These five kings of the strikeout should be going earlier in 2016 drafts.

Why Villanova Basketball Deserves to Be Ranked Number One

The human poll voters and computers are in agreement: Villanova is the best college basketball team in the country.

How Denver Dominated Cam Newton and the Panthers in Super Bowl 50

Denver stymied quarterbacks all year, but they took it to another level in the Super Bowl.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 15

Who to add, drop, buy, and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 16, including a window to buy Hassan Whiteside.

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target for 2/8/16

Russell Westbrook has nearly limitless upside against the Suns tonight. What other high-priced options should you be targeting?

The 6 Biggest Plays of Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos' defense dominated Super Bowl 50, and they produced the three plays that had the biggest impact on the game's win probability.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 2/7/16

DeMarcus Cousins ended with a 31-point performance last night, placing him in many perfect lineups. Who else made the cut?

X Things to Know About Super Bowl 50

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/8/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Stats Watch: Gorgui Dieng Has Been Unleashed Again

Dieng's minutes and production are up, making him a hot target last week. What should you know going forward?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/8/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/8/16

In need of some players to throw into your NBA DFS tournament lineups tonight? We've got you covered.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 2/6/16

Gorgui Dieng aided a Minnesota Timberwolves victory Saturday with 24 points, 13 rebounds, and 7 assists, enough to place him in our perfect NBA DFS lineups.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 2/5/16

Joe Johnson filled up the stat sheet against the Kings. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

19 Super Bowl 50 Articles You May Have Missed Since the Conference Championships Ended

With Super Bowl 50 here, make sure you're knowledgeable and ready to watch the big game.

Senior Bowl: 4 Pass-Catchers With Fantasy Football Dynasty Value

The 2016 Senior Bowl was a coming-out party for some undervalued receivers and tight ends.

6 Fantasy Baseball Enigmas for 2016

No one knows exactly what we're going to get out of the six players on this list in 2016.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 2/4/16

Anthony Davis rewarded daily fantasy basketball players with a 39-point night. Was it enough to make yesterday's perfect lineups?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/5/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

If Calvin Johnson is Retiring, he Leaves Plenty of Meat on the Bone

Calvin Johnson was once compared to Jerry Rice, so how much would retiring early hurt that comparison?

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target for 2/5/16

Breaking down the top high-priced options of the day shows that John Wall is in a great spot against the lowly 76ers.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 2/5/16

John Wall looks to build off of his monster game against the Warriors Wednesday night with another big outing tonight against the lowly 76ers. Should you use him in DFS?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/5/16

John Wall is an awesome play in an uptempo game, but don't forget about the point guard on the other side of the ball -- Ish Smith.

College Hoops Weekend Watch: Can the Top 3 Survive on the Road?

You could consume hours upon hours of Super Bowl coverage this weekend, but why not start studying up for March Madness with this weekend's deep slate of games instead?

Which Team Is the Best Fit for Jeff Teague?

Hawks point guard Jeff Teague looks to be on the move. Which team would be the best landing spot for him?

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/5/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Senior Bowl: 4 Running Backs With Fantasy Football Dynasty Value

Arkansas running back Jonathan Williams turned heads in Mobile. Which other senior runners have NFL potential?

Can Anibal Sanchez Bounce Back in 2016?

Anibal Sanchez was the victim of an insanely high home run per fly ball rate last season but is a candidate for regression this spring.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 2/3/16

Stephen Curry ended last night with 51 points, but given his cost, was he good enough to make the perfect lineups?

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Has Returned and Is Breaking Out Again

Through only three games, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has put his mark on the Hornets and their opponents.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/4/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

2016 NBA Slam Dunk Contest Analytics: Who Has the Edge?

To predict a dunk contest winner, you can study Vines and YouTube videos and give your anecdotal opinion. We try to use analytics.

How Good Would Stephen Curry's Numbers Be Without Blowout Games?

Golden State's dominance has limited Curry at times. How good would he be if he played more?

5 Potential Super Bowl 50 X-Factors

Which player or matchup could be the difference maker during Sunday's Super Bowl?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 2/4/16

James Harden looks to stay hot against the short-handed Suns tonight. Who else should you play in DFS?

4 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/4/16

Stanley Johnson has flashed potential as a reserve this season, but injuries have paved the way for a more prominent role tonight.

3 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/4/16

The volatile Anthony Davis is one of the best high-priced options of the night. Who else should you target?

Greg Olsen Is an Incredibly Important Piece to Super Bowl 50

Greg Olsen has been quietly destroying opposing defenses for the past two years. Will this continue in the Super Bowl?

How Important Is Three-Point Shooting This College Basketball Season?

There is a growing correlation between three-point shooting and success in NCAA basketball. How big is it?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 2/2/16

James Harden had a strong 26-point, 14-assists performance last night, but given his cost, did he make yesterday's perfect lineups?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Breaking Away From the Pack

The Raptors' recent run has them sitting pretty in the standings. Where do they sit in our power rankings this week?

Senior Bowl: 3 Quarterbacks With Fantasy Football Dynasty Value

Which lower-rung Senior Bowl quarterbacks have a shot to make waves in the NFL?

Should the Portland Trail Blazers Try to Make the Playoffs This Year?

The Trail Blazers were supposed to be in the first year of a rebuild but are instead in the playoff hunt. Can they make it? And should they try to?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 2/3/16

Myles Turner and Jordan Hill should continue to see all the minutes they can handle tonight for the short-handed Pacers.

NBA MVP Watch: Kevin Durant Is on Fire

The Thunder's scoring leader stayed hot and even turned up the heat last week. How high is he in the MVP race?

Fantasy Baseball: What's Robinson Cano's Value?

Robinson Cano had a terrible first half and an incredible second half in 2015. What can we expect in 2016?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 14

Russell Westbrook is posting triple doubles at a high rate, but can he catch the all-time greats?

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/3/16

Stephen Curry draws an uptempo matchup with the Wizards, making him a great play tonight. Who else should you try to roster?

How Much Does Calvin Johnson's Potential Retirement Affect Matthew Stafford?

Calvin Johnson may have played his final game with the Detroit Lions. If he follows through, how far should we expect Matthew Stafford to fall?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/3/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/3/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Why Addison Russell Is a Good Fantasy Baseball Investment

The Cubs rookie shortstop should rebound following a tough 2015, especially if he gets moved up in the batting order.

Was Cam Newton's 2015 the Best Quarterback Season Ever?

Some analysts have said that Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton's last year was the best ever. Are they right?

How Low Can The Lakers Go?

The Lakers are the not-so-proud owners of the worst record in the West.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/3/16

All eyes will be on Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson tonight, leaving Draymond Green overlooked.

How Tyronn Lue Has Impacted Kevin Love

What effect has the recent coaching change had on the Cavaliers' star?

College Basketball: Does the Pac-12 Deserve More Love?

The polls don't love the Pac-12, but should they?

Super Bowl 50 Preview: An Analytical Guide to Sunday's Big Game

Cam Newton has played like the league's MVP this year, but can he cap off his season with a Super Bowl victory?

College Basketball: The 5 Best Defenses in the Country

Louisville's defense continued their strong season Monday night with a performance worth of their top five ranking. Who else is elite?

6 Things to Know About Super Bowl 50

Breaking down six of the most important things to know about this year's Super Bowl matchup.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 2/2/16

Rookie Karl-Anthony Towns looks to continue to build his case for Rookie of the Year tonight in a dream matchup against the Lakers. Should you play him in DFS?

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target on 2/2/16

A look at the top high-priced FanDuel plays for tonight reveals that Kyle Lowry is in a great spot yet again.

3 Ways Denver Can Stop Cam Newton in Super Bowl 50

Newton has been playing lights out this season. How can the Denver defense limit him in the Super Bowl?

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/2/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players based on their price and matchups that could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 2/1/16

Russell Westbrook posted his seventh triple-double last night. However, it wasn't enough to make yesterday's perfect lineups. Who took his place?

Super Bowl 50: Is There Anything to Learn From Carolina's Week 16 Loss to Atlanta?

The Denver Broncos could take some tips from the Atlanta Falcons for Super Bowl 50, as the Falcons were the only team to beat the Carolina Panthers this year.

Fantasy Baseball: Why Anthony Rendon Can Bounce Back in 2016

Although he was injured often last year, the Nationals' third baseman is a great bounceback candidate for this season.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/2/16

Dwight Howard is in line for a monster bounce-back performance if he can avoid being ejected for a third straight game.

College Hoops Top 25 Stock Watch: Maryland Finally Grabs a Signature Win

Maryland has been inside the AP's top 10 all season but lacked a single top-50 win until last week's big victory over Iowa. How far did they go in the ranks?

Super Bowl 50 Prop Bets: Over/Unders, Player Projections, and More

Looking for some smart Super Bowl prop bets to make? Check out these eight analytically-driven ones.

Wichita State Basketball Is on the Rise

After an ugly start, Wichita State has bounced back and is a team to watch as we near March.

Advanced Stats to Know for Pitcher Selection in Daily Fantasy Baseball

A look at advanced metrics can tell you which past performances are legitimate and which pitchers you should select and target in daily fantasy baseball.

4 Things to Learn From the 2016 Senior Bowl

After spending last week in Mobile, Alabama, numberFire's Joe Redemann has a handful of takeaways from 2016's Senior Bowl.

3 Daily Fantasy Basketball Players to Avoid on 2/1/16

Finding players you want to roster is a lot easier than finding players to avoid. Here are three players who could be landmines for your rosters tonight.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 2/1/16

Aaron Gordon broke out last night. Was it enough to make yesterday's perfect lineups?

The Denver Broncos Need to Feature C.J. Anderson in Super Bowl 50

With the Super Bowl on the line, it is time for the Broncos to stop splitting carries between Anderson and Ronnie Hillman.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 2/1/16

Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant both look to stay hot in a great matchup against the Wizards tonight.

4 NBA FanDuel Studs to Target for 2/1/16

Breaking down the best high-priced options available on FanDuel tonight

Advanced Stats to Know for Hitter Selection in Daily Fantasy Baseball

There are endless advanced statistics to know in daily fantasy baseball, but zeroing in on a few can streamline your hitter selection process.

5 Reasons Why the Broncos Will Win Super Bowl 50

Despite being an underdog, the Denver Broncos have some compelling factors in their favor for Super Bowl 50.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 2/1/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Scoring

Scoring rules for daily fantasy baseball aren't overly complicated. This introduction will go through them for pitchers and hitters to make grasping them even easier.

5 Baseball Prospects Who Could Make an Impact in 2016

Several prospects blew up in 2015. What names should you know for 2016?

Daily Fantasy Baseball: An Introduction to Roster Construction

Before diving into daily fantasy baseball, it's important to know how to construct a roster. What are some guidelines to know?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 14

Who to add, drop, buy, and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 15, including a list of must-own waiver wire guys.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Stats Watch: Trevor Ariza Is on Fire

Trevor Ariza has been lights out from deep lately, but can that continue?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 2/1/16

Paul Millsap will go overlooked due to recent poor performance and injury concerns, but he's in a prime spot for a bounce-back.

Why Did the Diamondbacks Trade for Jean Segura?

Jean Segura has not been a very good player over the last few years, so why did Arizona want him?

Is Derrick Rose Returning to His MVP Form?

Over his last seven complete games, Rose has flirted with efficiency he hasn't seen since his MVP season in 2011.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Saturday 1/30/16

James Harden's 40 points couldn't get the Houston Rockets the win Saturday, but they did land him in our perfect DFS lineups.

Midseason Fantasy Basketball Awards: Jae Crowder Was the Steal of the Year

As we approach the All-Star break, it is time to recognize some the best in fantasy basketball this season.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Friday 1/29/16

Russell Westbrook posted a triple-double Friday in the Oklahoma City Thunder's victory over the Houston Rockets, and it was enough to land him in yesterday's perfect NBA DFS lineups.

What Can We Expect From Corey Seager in 2016?

Corey Seager had excellent big league debut as a September call up last year. Can he continue to excel this year?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 1/28/16

Ryan Anderson came out of the woodwork to drop 36 points last night. He stars in last night's perfect lineup.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 1/29/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

4 Things to Know About Pro Bowl Daily Fantasy Football

Looking forward to playing the Pro Bowl-Super Bowl slate in daily fantasy football? Make sure you know these four things.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/29/16

Kyrie Irving hasn't had a big game in a while, but there's reason to believe he can have one tonight.

Previewing the 10 College Basketball Games You Need to Watch This Weekend

Can the Purple Aces of Evansville keep Wichita State from running the table in the Missouri Valley?

Can the Washington Wizards Make the Playoffs?

After falling two games short of the Eastern Conference Finals in each of the past two years, the Wizards are currently on the outside looking in.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/29/16

Archie Goodwin looks to stay hot as he continues to fill in for the injured Brandon Knight. Who else should you play in DFS?

Why You Should Reach for Kyle Schwarber in Season-Long Fantasy Baseball Drafts

The Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber enters the 2016 fantasy baseball season off a dazzling rookie campaign. There's reason to believe he can do it again this year.

Why the Corey Dickerson-Jake McGee Trade Makes Little Sense for Colorado

Tampa got a talented outfielder. Colorado got a relief pitcher. And it all doesn't make sense.

2016 NBA Western Conference nERD-Stars: Choosing All-Stars Through Advanced Analytics

A look at how this year's Western Conference All-Star Team would shape up if the team was selected by using advanced analytics.

2016 NBA Eastern Conference nERD-Stars: Choosing All-Stars Through Advanced Analytics

A look at how this year's Eastern Conference All-Star Team would shape up if the team was selected by using advanced analytics.

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Understanding and Finding Value

Value is a keyword in daily fantasy sports. What do you need to know about it in daily fantasy basketball?

Jonathan Stewart Is Well Positioned to Have a Big Impact on Super Bowl 50

He's not going to be headlining any news stories about the game, but Jonathan Stewart could prove to be one of the most important players for Carolina in the Super Bowl.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 13

Kobe Bryant is an All-Star again. Can he have one more memorable performance?

Boban Marjanovic Is an Advanced Stat Superstar

In his first NBA season, the Spurs' big man is posting elite efficiency numbers.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 1/27/16

Were Klay Thompson's 45-points good enough to put him in yesterday's perfect lineup?

Ted Ginn Can Impact the Super Bowl for Better or Worse

Ginn showed he can be dangerous in the NFC Championship game, but when he catches the ball, he's lethal.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/28/16

Rajon Rondo will likely be overlooked tonight with so many viable point guard options, but he shouldn't be ignored in this matchup.

Peyton Manning Might Be the Worst Super Bowl Quarterback Since the Turn of the Century

Peyton Manning had a miserable 2015 season, and it's now put him in unfamiliar territory. Could he possibly be the worst passer the Super Bowl has seen since 2000?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 1/28/16

Ryan Anderson will draw the start for the injured Anthony Davis tonight. Who else should you play in NBA DFS?

5 High-Priced Pairs to Stack in Daily Fantasy Basketball

What expensive duos are worth rostering, and under what circumstances should you do so?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Coaching Carousel

The Cavaliers have not looked sharp after their surprising coaching shakeup. Did it affect their place in the ranks this week?

Is Miguel Sano Baseball’s Next Young Star?

Miguel Sano had an incredible half-season in 2015. Can he replicate it in 2016 and beyond?

Should the Cleveland Browns Trade Down in This Year's NFL Draft?

What does research say about the Browns' intention to potentially trade down in the NFL draft?

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Nikola Jokic Takes Over the Top Spot

After a half season of Karl-Anthony Towns at the top, Nikola Jokic is now first in our rankings

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 1/27/16

Chris Paul looks to carry the Clippers while Blake Griffin remains sidelined. Who else should you play in DFS tonight?

Can Cam Newton Succeed Against the Denver Broncos' Defense?

The Broncos' defense has been ripping quarterbacks apart this whole season. Can Newton and the Panthers buck that trend in Super Bowl 50?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Dwyane Wade took his renaissance tour to Brooklyn last night. Who else joined him in yesterday's perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/26/16

Should Paul Goldschmidt Be the Top Overall Pick in Fantasy Baseball?

There are reasons you should consider Goldschmidt as the top overall pick in your fantasy draft.

5 Reasons Why the Panthers Will Win Super Bowl 50

The Panthers are favorites in Super Bowl 50, and these five reasons are a huge part of that.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 1/27/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players who will help propel your lineup to success.

Denver's Offense Is Easily the Worst Among Super Bowl Teams This Century

The Broncos' offensive woes this year are hard to understate, but their struggles are unprecedented among Super Bowl squads.

Are the Toronto Raptors a Legitimate Threat in the NBA's Eastern Conference?

The Raptors are riding high on a franchise record nine-game winning streak. Are they for real?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/27/16

Andre Drummond hasn't posted a big game recently, but there's reason to believe he can do it tonight.

The Broncos' Defense Has Been Great, But Not Historically Great

The Broncos' defense has carried the team to the Super Bowl, but if we look at things historically, they're nothing special.

Peyton Manning Hasn't Improved in This Year's Playoffs

Super Bowl 50 may be Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning's last rodeo. Does he have the postseason firepower to get it done?

Andre Roberson's Injury Is a Big Deal for the Thunder

Oklahoma City has lost Roberson for at least three weeks. That's a bigger deal than you probably think.

Based on History, Could the Carolina Panthers Be Doomed?

The Panthers enter Super Bowl 50 as favorites, but does history say they're actually in trouble?

Which College Basketball Teams Have Been Lucky and Unlucky This Season?

Utah is sitting pretty at 15-5, but are they actually just the product of a little luck?

Will the Golden State Warriors Win 73 Games?

With more than 40 wins before the All-Star break, can the Warriors catch the '95 Bulls?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 1/26/16

Archie Goodwin and Devin Booker should see all the minutes they can handle tonight for the short-handed Suns. Who else should you play in DFS?

College Basketball: Providence Is Probably Overrated

Despite five Top 50 wins and one of the most electrifying players in the sport, Providence might one of the most overrated teams in the country.

How Denver's Pass Rush Stopped the Patriots

With different looks along the defensive line, the Broncos were able to make Tom Brady statistically perform like one of the league's worst quarterbacks.

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Research Tools to Know and Use

Every daily fantasy basketball player needs to do his or her homework. These tools are paramount for doing just that.

Can Justin Verlander's Success Continue Into 2016?

Detroit's highly-paid star will look to continue his hot finish of 2015 into this year. Will he be able to?

Is Super Bowl 50 the Best Defensive Matchup of the Century?

The Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers had the league's top defenses in 2015. Does that make Super Bowl 50 the best defensive matchup of the century?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 1/25/16

Demarcus Cousins boogied his way into yesterday's perfect lineup with a 56-point performance. Who else joined him?

This Year's Pro Bowl Quarterbacks Are Laughable

With so many Pro Bowl quarterbacks dropping out, this year's group defines mediocrity.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/26/16

Tonight's matchup with the Wizards should be exactly what DeMar DeRozan needs to bounce back from a dud against the Clippers.

What Can We Expect From Rick Porcello in 2016?

Rick Porcello had an unusual 2015 season, so what can we expect from the Boston righty this year?

Rick Porcello's 2016 Season Outlook

Rick Porcello had an unusual 2015 season, so what can we expect from the Boston righty this year?

College Hoops Top 25 Stock Watch: Iowa, Texas A&M Surge Into the Top 5

Iowa's 7-0 start in Big Ten play has earned the Hawkeyes their highest AP poll ranking since 1987.

Daily Fantasy Football: Are Rookie Wide Receivers Too Volatile?

Rookie wide receivers have provided their share of highlights the past few years, but does that make them viable options in daily fantasy football?

Daily Fantasy Football: Can Rookie Running Backs Be Trusted?

Rookie running backs bring fresher legs than their older counterparts. Does that mean we can fully trust them on our daily fantasy football rosters?

Daily Fantasy Football: Do Rookie Quarterbacks Improve Over the Course of the Season?

If rookie quarterbacks improve as the season progresses, this would seem to make them more attractive in daily fantasy football. Does that actually happen?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Usable Are Rookie Quarterbacks?

Rookie quarterbacks tend to face a stiff learning curve in the NFL, but does that exclude them from consideration in daily fantasy football?

Can Zach Ertz Thrive Under Philadelphia's New Coaching Staff?

After signing a contract extension, many questions still surround Ertz’s role for 2016. Can he finally break out?

Does Yoenis Cespedes Make the Mets the Best Team in the National League?

New York surprisingly signed the slugger to a three-year deal. Does he propel the Mets to the top of the NL?

The Patriots Were Not Wrong to Bypass Field Goals

Although they lost Sunday, the Patriots were not wrong trying to convert fourth downs rather than kicking field goals.

Peyton Manning Has Owned Tom Brady in Their Playoff Matchups

Peyton Manning's Broncos beat Tom Brady's Patriots in the AFC Championship, and once again, Manning outplayed Brady in the matchup.

Just How Bad Was Carson Palmer's NFC Championship Performance?

Palmer's Cardinals got pummeled by the Panthers, but how bad was he?

The Best Home and Road Quarterbacks of 2015

Drew Brees -- and young quarterbacks -- are said not to play well on the road. Did the advanced metrics support that this year?

Rick Porcello's 2016 Outlook

Can Rick Porcell bounce back after a disappointing 2015 season?

Spurs vs. Warriors Preview: A Showdown Between the NBA's Best

What to watch for in tonight's big matchup and why it's so important as the season rolls on.

5 Daily Fantasy Basketball Value Plays for 1/25/16

Looking for value plays for tonight's slate of games? We've selected five players that will help propel your lineup to success.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 1/24/16

James Harden's second triple-double in three games propelled the Rockets to another victory. Did he land in the perfect lineup?

The 5 Best Offensive Players From the NFL's Championship Weekend

Rob Gronkowski's team may have lost, but he still put on quite a show in the AFC Championship.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/25/16

Rajon Rondo has posted consecutive triple doubles, but he may only be the third most popular option in his game tonight.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 1/25/16

Kemba Walker looks to stay hot in an outstanding matchup with the Kings.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 13

Who to add, drop, buy, and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 14, including a few rookie bigs coming on strong.

4 NBA Trades That Should Happen by the Deadline

According to the numbers, who fits where? And why?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injury Report: Blake Griffin's Return

Blake Griffin has been out since Christmas Day. How will his return impact the Clippers?

Will Firing David Blatt Really Do Anything for the Cavaliers?

After starting 30-11 and being one of the top teams in the league, the Cavs let David Blatt go. Was it warranted?

How Cam Newton's Rushing Will Impact the NFC Championship

Newton's ability to convert first downs and touchdowns on the ground could be a major factor against the Cardinals.

Why St. Mary's Deserves Your Attention

With Emmett Naar leading the nation's most efficient offense, the Gaels could be a very dangerous team in March.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/22/16

With Dwight Howard sidelined, Terrence Jones will draw the start at power forward for the short-handed Rockets tonight.

Josh Smith, Believe It or Not, Can Help the Houston Rockets

The Clippers traded Smith back to Houston, a move that can be criticized easily. But the numbers actually favor the swap.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 1/21/16

Paul Millsap continues to be one of the most underappreciated big men in the NBA. Was his effort versus the Kings enough to put him in yesterday's perfect lineup?

Let's Quit Talking Up Brady Versus Manning

When Tom Brady's teams faces off against Peyton Manning teams, the storyline is about the quarterbacks. But this weekend's matchup is different.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/22/16

Kemba Walker has been terrific recently, but a surplus of point guard options may leave him overlooked tonight.

Fantasy Baseball: Is Randal Grichuk's 2015 Season Sustainable?

Randal Grichuk had a big 2015, but can we expect him to do the same in 2016?

College Basketball Weekend Watch: Can Baylor Stay on Top in the Big 12?

Taurean Prince and Baylor will have to hand top-ranked Oklahoma their second straight loss to maintain their lead in the Big 12.

The Top 5 MLB Free Agents Left on the Market

These remaining free agents are the best of the bunch. What do they bring to the table?

3 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/21/16

Anthony Davis is normally a popular option, but he may go overlooked tonight. This could be the perfect opportunity to buy low on the talented big man.

Can Zack Greinke Replicate His Success in 2016?

The Diamondbacks gave Greinke a huge payday this winter. Can he live up to expectations?

5 NBA Lineups Struggling Teams Should Use More Often

If given more floor time, these five lineup combinations could give these struggling teams a much needed boost.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 1/20/16

Karl-Anthony Towns became the youngest player in the NBA to put up 25 points, 15 boards, and 5 blocks in a game since 1973-74. Was he the center in last night's perfect lineup?

Fantasy Football: The 5 Biggest Draft-Day Wide Receiver Bargains From 2015

Which wide receivers provided the most value for fantasy owners this season as draft-day bargains?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 1/21/16

Patty Mills should see all the minutes he can handle with Tony Parker sidelined tonight.

AFC Championship Preview: The Final Chapter of a Historic Rivalry?

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning are going at it in the playoffs once again, maybe for the last time. What should we expect?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Halfway Home

Halfway through the season, there have been a few surprises in the NBA, the Dallas Mavericks being one of them. How high have they climbed this week?

5 Undervalued NHL Players to Target in Daily Fantasy Hockey

These five players can provide your daily fantasy hockey lineups with a boost.

Are the Sacramento Kings a Playoff Team?

The Kings are currently the Western Conference's 8 seed, but are they really cut out for the postseason?

Is John Brown the Key to an NFC Championship Win for Arizona?

In his second year, John Brown has made a huge impact on Arizona's offense.

Which Team Could Use Jonathan Lucroy The Most?

He had a down year in 2015, but Lucroy could be an upgrade to a number of teams.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 1/20/16

Ish Smith has been nothing short of spectacular since rejoining the 76ers.

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/20/16

James Harden has struggled recently, but tonight may be the night to buy low on him.

With Brady and Manning, the Numbers Disprove the Narratives

You might not hear this Sunday, but Peyton Manning has been one of the more efficient playoff quarterbacks of his generation, while Tom Brady has been one of the best regular season quarterbacks ever.

What Can Jim Schwartz Do for the Philadelphia Eagles' Defense?

Much like punk rock, Schwartz's defense is fast and furious. What does that mean for Philadelphia?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/19/16

Hassan Whiteside put up a monster double-double last night. Was he the key to yesterday's perfect lineup?

NFC Championship Preview: A Heavyweight Battle

Can Cam Newton and the Panthers continue their unlikely run to the Super Bowl?

NBA MVP Watch: LeBron James on the Rise

All hail the King, who makes an appearance in the MVP discussion. Who does he join?

Why Carlos Carrasco Is a Legitimate Cy Young Candidate in 2016

One of the best starting pitchers in the MLB remains a relative unknown. Here is why he can fix that this year.

Midseason NBA Awards: How Many Can Kawhi Leonard Win?

By every measure, Leonard is having a stellar season. Did he leave any awards for the rest of the league?

The Portland Trail Blazers and the Modern NBA Rebuild

Does College Coaching Success Translate to the NBA?

The modest success of Brad Stevens has spurred a new interest in bringing college coaches to the NBA. Is it the right move?

Daily Fantasy Football: Identifying Trends in Big Games From Quarterbacks

It's hard to win a daily fantasy football tournament without nailing your quarterback selection. How can we better predict high-upside days at the quarterback position?

Daily Fantasy Football: Identifying Trends in Big Games From Running Backs

We've seen the value of matchups and using Vegas in our running back selection for daily fantasy football. Can we combine this and more to formulate a blueprint for predicting big days from running backs?

5 Under-the-Radar Daily Fantasy Basketball Plays for 1/19/16

Dwyane Wade is a big name, but injuries in Miami's backcourt could make him go overlooked tonight. Who else should you target?

How Julian Edelman Impacts the New England Patriots' Offense

Edelman missed seven games for the Patriots in 2015, but he's back and healthy. How much does this affect the Patriots' offensive performance?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 1/19/16

Will Brandon Knight finally have the breakout performance we have been waiting for since Eric Bledsoe's injury?

Daily Fantasy Football: Identifying Trends in Big Games From Wide Receivers

Is there a blueprint for predicting when a wide receiver will explode in daily fantasy football? Looking at past big games may tell us.

Daily Fantasy Football: Does Production Increase When Games Are Played in Domes?

Moving indoors takes the weather out of the equation. Does this lead to increased production in daily fantasy football?

By The Numbers: The NBA's Best Backcourt Duos

Which team boasts the league's best guard play through the eyes of advanced analytics?

How Does Justin Upton Fit in With the Tigers?

The Tigers signed Upton to a huge deal, but is he worth the cost?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 1/18/16

J.J. Redick is scorching hot. Was his 40-point effort enough to make the perfect lineup?

Five Contrarian NBA DFS Plays For January 19

These picks are not for the faint of heart.

Why Bill Belichick Doesn’t Need to Care About a Balanced Offense

The New England Patriots have found success all season by relying heavily on the passing game, so what’s the problem?

Chris Bosh Is Quietly One of the NBA’s Best Players This Season

Bosh has gone from a career-threatening health condition to one of the NBA's best in 2015-16.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 12

The Spurs continue to amaze. What do you need to know about their 11-game winning streak?

College Hoops Top 25 Stock Watch: How Good Is West Virginia?

In a volatile week for the AP's Top 25, what can we learn from advanced metrics about risers and fallers?

Can Nick Castellanos Finally Break Out for the Detroit Tigers in 2016?

Expectations have always been high for the Detroit Tigers' Nick Castellanos, but after a strong showing the second half of last year, is 2016 his breakout campaign?

Can a Running Back's Physical Profile Help Predict NFL Success?

Derrick Henry will enter the 2016 NFL Draft standing 6-foot-3 and weighing 242 pounds. Is he too big to succeed?

Is Trent Baalke to Blame for the 49ers' Recent Struggles?

Should Trent Baalke be on the hot seat for his management of the 49ers roster and personnel the past five seasons?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 1/17/16

Westbrook and Durant both made yesterday's perfect lineup. Who else joins the Oklahoma City teammates?

Pittsburgh's Loss in Denver Wasn't Fitzgerald Toussaint's Fault

Fitzgerald Toussaint is taking a lot of heat for the Steelers' loss thanks to his late-game fumble, but there was a more impactful play made on Sunday.

How Jeff Janis Impacted the Packers-Cardinals Game

Although the Packers lost in the divisional round, Janis stood out. What did he mean for Green Bay?

Why Ian Kennedy Could Rebound With the Royals in 2016

Kennedy's new contract with Kansas City was met with widespread skepticism, but the conditions could allow Kennedy to rebound from a tough 2015.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 12

Who should you add, drop, buy and sell in fantasy basketball as we enter Week 13?

Examining Ish Smith's Impact on the Philadelphia 76ers

Ish Smith has made the 76ers look like a real NBA team. How has he done it?

Why Chris Davis' Contract With Baltimore Is A Bit Scary

The Orioles have re-signed their slugging first baseman, but is the contract worth it?

Oklahoma vs. West Virginia Preview: Can Buddy Hield Be Contained?

Buddy Hield and Oklahoma host West Virginia in what could be the weekend's best college basketball game.

It's Time for the Houston Texans to Cut Arian Foster

Running back Arian Foster has almost 1,500 carries and countless injuries on his ledger. Is he wearing down?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/15/16

Jrue Holiday should see all the minutes he can handle tonight for the banged-up Pelicans.

The 10 Best Offensive Players From the NFL's Divisional Round

Jeff Janis broke out in a big way against the Cardinals, but was it enough to make him the best offensive player of the weekend?

Should NFL Teams Defer After Winning the Coin Toss?

Are coaches and teams building a coin toss narrative that just isn't true?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 1/14/16

The Bulls needed every one of Jimmy Butler's career-high 53 points to beat the lowly 76ers. He's the top scorer in yesterday's perfect lineup.

Can Doug Pederson Help the Eagles Return to Their Winning Ways?

Did Philadelphia settle on Pederson, or is there reason for optimism in the City of Brotherly Love?

The 5 NFL Defenses That Declined Most This Season

Which NFL defenses fell the most in our ranks from 2014 to 2015?

The 5 Most Improved NFL Defenses From the 2015 Season

Which NFL defenses jumped the most in our ranks from 2014 to 2015?

AFC Divisional Round Preview: Peyton Manning's Swan Song

Peyton Manning is back at the helm in Denver with the season on the line. Will he be able to make one last run at a Super Bowl?

The 5 Worst 3rd-Down Quarterbacks of 2015

Which quarterbacks struggled most on 3rd down during the 2015 regular season? A few names will surprise you.

The 5 Most Valuable Freshmen in College Basketball

Ben Simmons gets most of the hype from this year's freshmen class, but he's not the only newcomer to have made a major impact.

Chip Kelly Lands in San Francisco: Are the 49ers His Best Chance at Success?

After being let go by the Eagles, is Chip Kelly in a better position to succeed?

How Miami's Dee Gordon Became a Superstar

The Marlins signed their second baseman to a contract extension on Wednesday. He earned it.

Will The Weather Determine Who Goes To The Super Bowl?

We examine how the weather impacts offensive production and tendencies.

How Good Are The Pittsburgh Panthers?

Out to a 14-1 start, are the Panthers a contender or pretender for an NCAA tournament title?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 1/14/16

Bulls' big men Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson look to fill the void left by Pau Gasol who will not suit up tonight.

Ranking the Kickers Remaining in the 2015 NFL Playoffs

After a missed field goal ended Minnesota's season, the kicker position will be in the spotlight the rest of the way. Who's the best of the best?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 1/13/16

Derrick Williams' 31 points off the bench wasn't enough to lead the Knicks to victory. But, was it enough to make yesterday's perfect lineup?

4 Fantasy Football Sleepers for the Divisional Round

Sleepers? Contrarian plays? Regardless of the name you choose to refer to them by, these under-the-radar players are in a great spot to help your lineup excel this weekend.

Enes Kanter Is an Advanced Stat Anomaly

Kanter ranks high on the leaderboards for most advanced metrics, sandwiched between the game's greats. What gives?

Fantasy Football: The 5 Biggest Draft-Day Running Back Bargains From 2015

Which running backs provided the most value for fantasy owners this season as draft-day bargains?

NBA Power Rankings Update: The Mid-Season Grind

After a sluggish start, the Rockets have been coming on as of late. How high have they climbed in our rankings?

Why Hue Jackson Will Get the Cleveland Browns Back on Track

As part of their latest overhaul, the Cleveland Browns hired Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson as their head coach. That was a good move.

How Valuable Is Attempting a Fourth-Down Conversion?

The NFL's fear of fourth-down attempts may be unfounded -- and inefficient.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 1/13/16

With Carmelo Anthony's status uncertain, the Knicks will look to Kristaps Porzingis to carry the workload tonight.

Does DeAndre Jordan Need to Be More Involved in the Clippers' Offense?

Even though Jordan is the league's most efficient offensive player and a great pick-and-roll threat, he is still not getting the chances he was promised.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/12/16

Giannis Antetokounmpo spelled trouble for the Bulls last night. Who else made yesterday's perfect lineup?

7 FanDuel Value Plays for the Divisional Round

Which value plays should you get in your FanDuel lineups this weekend?

Daily Fantasy Football: Does Quarterback Production Decline the Second Time Facing a Divisional Opponent?

The second time a quarterback faces a divisional opponent, it would be logical that he may take a hit in daily fantasy football production. Does data back this up?

Daily Fantasy Football: Using Vegas Lines to Predict Kicker Scoring

Kicker scoring in daily fantasy football isn't easy to predict, but using Vegas' lines can make things a bit easier.

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Towns Grows His Lead

In the new year, Karl-Anthony Towns continues to extend his lead over all other rookies. Is anyone close?

Daily Fantasy Football: Strategies for Attacking Short Slates

Few things are more frustrating than a short slate in daily fantasy football. These are a few strategies you can employ if you want to help ease the variance.

How the Clippers Keep Winning Without Blake Griffin

The Clippers have won eight straight games without Griffin. How have they found so much success?

NFC Divisional Round Preview: An Uphill Battle for Green Bay

Can the two underdogs from the NFC finish the weekend on top once again?

The 10 Best NFL Defenses From the 2015 Season

The Seattle Seahawks are a consistently great defensive team, but were they the best NFL defense this year?

The 5 Best 3rd-Down Quarterbacks of 2015

Third-down offensive situations can often times make or break a team's chances of winning a given game. Which quarterbacks came through in 2015?

Why Melvin Gordon's Rookie Season Wasn't as Bad as It Seemed

On the surface, Melvin Gordon's rookie season with the San Diego Chargers appeared to be one of the worst ever. That perception may be a bit deceiving.

Can Wei-Yin Chen Help the Marlins Make the Playoffs?

After signing Chen, do the Marlins have a rotation that can compete for a wild card in 2016?

James White Hasn't Filled the Void Left By Dion Lewis' Injury

Not only does James White not offer the Patriots what Dion Lewis did, but there are very few backs in the league who could

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 1/12/16

Jimmy Butler looks to stay hot against one of the worst defensive teams in all of basketball.

Ranking the 8 Defenses Remaining in the 2015 NFL Playoffs

With the divisional round of the playoffs approaching this weekend, which defenses are best equipped to get their team to the next round?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 11

The Knicks are hot. Are they good enough to sneak into the playoffs?

Can Robert Griffin III Still Thrive in the NFL?

Griffin's career arc in Washington was strange. Is there hope for a redemption?

Jordan Reed Is Terrifyingly Good at Football When He's Healthy

Washington tight end Jordan Reed's proficiency on the field is unquestioned, and so is his propensity for injury. How good can he be?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 1/11/16

John Wall put up his 11th double-double in the last 13 games. Was it enough to make the perfect lineup?

Mathematically, Pacman Jones' Penalty Is Being Overblown

Pacman Jones made a crucial error at the end of the Steelers-Bengals Saturday night tilt. But how big of an impact did it make?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/12/16

The Thunder take on the Timberwolves as heavy favorites. What else do you need to know about tonight's games?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Understanding Split Statistics

Split stats for players and teams come in many forms. Which ones should you know and use?

6 Running Backs Who Drastically Outperformed Their Teammates in 2015

The Arizona Cardinals' backfield situation was a mess to start this year, but they had one player outshine the rest.

Updated Super Bowl Odds: The Packers Are Long Shots

The Green Bay Packers were able to escape Washington with a victory, but they don't have much of a shot moving forward in the playoffs.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 1/11/16

John Wall looks to stay hot tonight in what should be a high scoring game in Chicago.

5 Wide Receivers Who Outperformed Their Teammates in 2015

Could these receivers be on the verge of a 2016 breakout?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 1/10/16

King James reigned over yesterday's perfect lineup with a massive stat line. Who else joined him?

The 10 Best Offensive Players From Wild Card Weekend

Though Jordan Reed's team lost, he continued his dominant play in the first round of the 2015 NFL playoffs.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/11/16

The Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler has been rolling in daily fantasy basketball recently, and it looks like that could continue tonight.

How the Ben Revere For Drew Storen Deal Affects the Nationals and Blue Jays

Can Revere man center field for Washington? And can Storen fill a void for the Blue Jays?

Fantasy Football: The 5 Biggest Draft-Day Quarterback Bargains From 2015

Which quarterbacks provided the most value for fantasy owners this season as draft-day bargains?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 11

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 12 of fantasy hoops, including a plea to sell Kevin Love.

Is Dexter Fowler a Potential Free Agent Bargain?

Coming off of a strong season with the Chicago Cubs, Fowler remains a free agent into the new year. Is he shaping up to be a steal?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Injury Report: Anthony Davis Ailing Again

Anthony Davis' injury led to big games on Sunday for his teammates. What other injuries should you know about?

The 10 Worst Red Zone Rushers of 2015

Andre Williams is the poster boy for goal line ineffectiveness for 2015. Who joins him on the list?

Can Denard Span Solve the Giants' Center Field Problem?

San Francisco signed the speedy former National to a free agent contract Thursday. Was it the right move?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 1/8/16

Mario Chalmers should see all the minutes he can handle tonight for the banged-up Grizzlies.

Will the Minnesota Vikings Be Able to Stop Doug Baldwin on Sunday?

After a huge second half, Baldwin could be a big factor against the Vikings' defense.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 1/7/16

James Harden's 33 points propelled the Rockets to victory last night. Did he make the perfect lineup?

AFC Wild Card Weekend Preview: It Won't Be Easy for Pittsburgh

Ben Roethlisberger is going to have to put the team on his back for the Steelers to win in Cincinnati. Will they?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/8/16

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook aren't cheap daily fantasy basketball options, but their Oklahoma City Thunder are in a prime spot against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Why Ryan Tannehill's 2016 Season Will Be Make-or-Break for His Future

Tannehill has shown modest improvement in his career, but can he keep his job as a starting quarterback?

NFC Wild Card Weekend Preview: Will Adrian Peterson Carry the Vikings Past the Seahawks?

Adrian Peterson has had a big year for Minnesota, but will he be able to do enough to lead the Vikings past the Seahawks on Sunday?

Should Victor Oladipo Start for the Orlando Magic?

Oladipo seems like an obvious choice to start in Orlando, but coach Skiles prefers him coming off the bench. Which works better?

7 FanDuel Value Plays for Wild Card Weekend

Breaking down seven value plays on FanDuel to boost your fantasy playoff rosters.

How the Bulls' Offense Is Finally Living Up to the Hype

Wholly underwhelming for the first 25 games, Jimmy Butler and company have been on fire as of late. What has changed?

National Championship Preview: Clemson Can Keep It Close

Clemson already proved the oddsmakers wrong in the College Football Playoffs. Here's why they can do it again against Alabama.

What Can Devonta Freeman's Breakout Campaign Teach Us?

Freeman emerged as a fantasy stud in 2015. Can his path to stardom help us identify the next star?

How the New York Knicks Became a Surprise Playoff Contender

Just 37 games into the season, New York has already matched their win total from all of last year. How good are they?

What This Year's NFL Playoff Teams Have in Common

Aside from making the postseason, do these 12 teams share similar efficiency traits?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 1/7/16

Can Jeff Withey stay hot tonight as he continues to fill in for the injured Derrick Favors?

Wooden Award Watch: Is Buddy Hield the Frontrunner?

As conference play kicks off, how does Hield compare to his peers in the player of the year conversation?

The 5 NFL Offenses That Declined Most This Season

Which NFL offenses fell the most in our ranks from 2014 to 2015?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: What You Need to Know About the NBA Schedule

The NBA schedule can impact team performance. What should you know about it?

The 10 Best Tight Ends From the 2015 NFL Season

Does Rob Gronkowski still reign supreme, or did he get surpassed by another touchdown scorer?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 1/6/16

Anthony Davis had a huge night for New Orleans in a loss to Dallas. Who else joined him in yesterday's perfect lineup?

The 5 Best Pass-Blocking Offensive Lines in 2015

Which offensive lines did the best job of keeping their quarterbacks upright in 2015? numberFire's metrics can help us answer that question.

Forget the Warriors: The Spurs Are on Pace to Be the Best Regular Season Team of All-Time

The Golden State Warriors have spent this season in the spotlight, but it's the Spurs that are quietly knocking on the door of history.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart: Wild Card Round

The Pittsburgh Steelers hit the road to face the Cincinnati Bengals in the wild card round, but their offense appears to provide value in daily fantasy football.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/7/16

The Atlanta Hawks head to Philadelphia for a date with the 76ers. Should you target them Thursday in daily fantasy basketball?

The 10 Worst Red Zone Quarterbacks of 2015

Nick Foles had a rough season, but was he the worst passer in the red zone this year?

The Best and Worst Red Zone Pass-Catchers in 2015

Succeeding in the red zone is a huge part of any successful offense. Who were the best and worst red zone receivers this year?

NBA Power Rankings Update: A Shakeup in 2016

A six-game winning streak has helped the Spurs narrow the gap in the standings with the Warriors, but was it enough for them to overtake the top spot in our rankings?

4 Fantasy Football Sleepers for the Wild Card Round

Just because the regular season is over doesn't mean you can't use sleepers. Who should you target?

The 10 Most Productive Running Backs of 2015

Which running backs contributed the most to their teams in 2015?

Analyzing Trends in DraftKings' Perfect Daily Fantasy NBA Lineups

Studying daily fantasy basketball optimal lineups reveals some interesting trends. What do you need to know?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 17

The Odell Beckham show continued in his second year. How good was the phenom this season?

2015 NFL Awards: Who Do Our Writers See as the League's MVP?

Our NFL writers voted on some of the league's yearly awards. Which players were deemed the best at their jobs in 2015?

The 10 Best Wide Receivers From the 2015 NFL Season

Antonio Brown was great again, but was he the NFL's top receiver based on analytics?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 1/6/16

Evan Turner looks to stay hot while filling in for the injured Avery Bradley. Who else should you play?

The 10 Best NFL Offenses From the 2015 Season

There were a lot of high-powered NFL offenses this year, but which ones were best?

Why the Alex Gordon Signing Was Necessary for the Royals

The Royals have their left fielder back. What does he mean to the team that drafted him?

The 5 Most Improved NFL Offenses From the 2015 Season

Which NFL offenses jumped the most in our ranks from 2014 to 2015?

Are the Kansas City Chiefs This Season's Playoff Sleeper?

The Chiefs roll into the playoffs on a 10-game win streak. Can they keep it going all the way to the Super Bowl?

2015 in Review: Top Ten Wide Receivers

Who were the best wide receivers in the NFL for the 2015 season?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 1/5/16

Demarcus Cousins had a triple-double last night...with turnovers. Did the sloppiness keep him out of last night's perfect lineup?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/6/16

Should you be targeting the Charlotte Hornets, facing a Phoenix Suns team that has struggled defensively, in NBA DFS on Wednesday?

NBA MVP Watch: Chris Bosh Is Warming Up

The Heat look to Bosh, their scoring leader, to stay hot in the East. Has he entered the MVP conversation?

The 5 Best Run-Blocking Offensive Lines in 2015

Using numberFire's metrics, which offensive lines appeared to provide their teams the greatest boost in 2015?

Analyzing Trends in FanDuel's Perfect Daily Fantasy NBA Lineups

Studying daily fantasy basketball optimal lineups reveals some interesting trends. What do you need to know?

Draymond Green Is Becoming One of the Greatest Second-Round Picks Ever

After three straight triple doubles, Draymond Green keeps emerging as one of the greatest second-round picks in NBA history.

Why Justin Upton and Yoenis Cespedes Would Be Strong Free Agent Signings

Upton and Cespedes are still available for any team to sign. What can they provide to needy teams?

Who's the Favorite to Win Super Bowl 50?

The Arizona Cardinals have been atop our power rankings most of the year, but does that make them the odds-on favorite to win Super Bowl 50?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 10

The Grizzlies and Jazz are playoff teams, but are they good enough for deep postseason runs?

The 5 NFL Teams That Improved Most in 2015

Kirk Cousins helped turn Washington around during his big year. Were they one of the most improved squads in 2015?

The 10 Best Red Zone Rushers of 2015

DeAngelo Williams is no young buck anymore, but he still showed what it takes to be a goal-line hero.

Can Jahlil Okafor and Nerlens Noel Play Together Effectively?

The Philadelphia 76ers have two young potential stars in the frontcourt, but can they function together?

Understanding the NFL's Red Zone Rushing Usage in 2015

Danny Woodhead was a red zone maven in 2015. What does his usage tell us about the current NFL?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 1/5/16

Look for the combination of DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo to dominate in a high-scoring matchup with the Mavericks tonight.

How Tom Coughlin Impacted the New York Giants

Tom Coughlin is stepping down as the Giants' head coach. What did his tenure mean for the team?

The 10 Best Offenses from 2015

Who were the 10 best offenses during the 2015 season?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 1/4/16

Rajon Rondo dished out another 19 dimes last night. Did he assist the perfect lineup?

What's the Mathematical Difference Between Andy Dalton and AJ McCarron?

Andy Dalton's thumb may not be healed for the Bengals' game against the Steelers on Saturday. And that's a big deal.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/5/16

Tuesday's game between the Dallas Mavericks and Sacramento Kings figures to see a lot of points. Should you be targeting it in daily fantasy basketball?

Ranking the Quarterbacks in the 2015 NFL Playoffs

As the playoffs approach, which team has the biggest edge at quarterback based on analytics?

Examining Kyrie Irving's Return So Far

How is the star point guard's return going to this point? And what is it telling us?

Revisiting the Extra Point: Should Teams Be Going For Two?

With a year of extra points taken from the 15-yard line, does the data suggest teams should be going for two?

Is Ian Desmond Becoming a Free Agency Bargain?

The two-time Silver Slugger Award winner is still looking for a job. What can he bring to the table?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 1/4/16

Kevin Durant is out tonight with a toe injury, which means it's time to fire up Russell Westbrook.

10 Blind Player Comparisons From the 2015 NFL Season

Would Russell Wilson's success have been as obvious this year if not for his name?

The 10 Best Red Zone Quarterbacks of 2015

Cam Newton should be the league's MVP after a huge year. Was he the best quarterback close to the end zone?

Putting Brandon Marshall's Career in Historical Context

Marshall set career milestones this year, but just how great has that career been?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 01/04/16

Jimmy Butler's 40 points in the second half on Sunday propelled the Bulls to a comeback victory. Who else made yesterday's perfect lineup?

NFL Playoff Power Rankings: The Cardinals Are the Team to Beat

Arizona has been atop our power rankings for most of the season. And entering the playoffs, they're the team to beat.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 17

Sammy Watkins went nuts against Darrelle Revis and the Jets, but was he the best player from Week 17?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Matchup Heat Chart for 1/4/16

With 10 games on Monday's daily fantasy basketball slate, which teams find themselves in favorable matchups?

What Chris Bosh's Resurgence Means for the Heat

Bosh's numbers are back up to his All-Star levels in Toronto. How is it impacting his team?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 10

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 10 of fantasy hoops, including your annual reminder to sell Tim Duncan.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 17

Week 17 presents a unique challenge in daily fantasy football. Which plays offer the most security in an insecure week?

8 FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 17

DeAngelo Williams finds himself in a great matchup on Sunday. Should you be using him on FanDuel?

Is Kirk Cousins the Next Elite NFL Quarterback?

Kirk Cousins had a breakout season, but exactly how good was it?

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 17

In the final week of the season, plenty of unheralded players have a shot at a big game. Who should you target?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/30/15

Brook Lopez double-doubled and filled the stat sheet. Who rounded out the perfect fantasy lineups?

NBA Power Rankings Update: New Year's Resolutions

The Orlando Magic, one of the Association's hottest teams, are climbing the standings. How high are they in our ranks?

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 17

St. Louis takes on a sack-prone San Francisco team. Are they the best defense for your FanDuel teams?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 17

Brian Hoyer returns from injury this week just in time for a great Week 17 matchup. What other under-the-radar players look good this week?

How Scott Kazmir Boosts the Dodgers' Rotation

After losing Zack Greinke, the Dodgers fortified their rotation with Kazmir. How good does the staff look heading into 2016?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/30/15

With Stephen Curry unlikely to suit up, Shaun Livingston will should see all the minutes he can handle tonight.

Fantasy Football: 2015 Was an Outlier Season for Running Backs

The running back position in fantasy football was a disaster in 2015. But it was also an outlier.

What Went Wrong With Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles?

As the Chip Kelly tenure ends, the dismantled Eagles are left in his wake. How did it come to this?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 16

A few surprise players led the way in fantasy points during championship week. What numbers do you need to know?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/29/15

Vintage Dwight Howard showed up in the stat sheet last night against the Hawks. Who else made the perfect DFS lineup?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 17's FantasyScore Team

Julio Jones is always an option. But when he's facing the porous New Orleans Saints secondary? Jones is a must-have.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 17

With the final week of the regular season approaching, which teams have positive matchups to target in daily fantasy football?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 17

With Cecil Shorts ruled out for Week 17, Nate Washington could be a sneaky option at wide receiver.

What Donte Moncrief's Efficient Season Means for the Colts

Despite the Colts' quarterback troubles, Moncrief is among the league's most efficient wideouts this year. Where does he stack up?

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 16

A stunning result in Baltimore leaves the Jets in control of their own destiny and puts the Steelers' fate in Buffalo's hands. How does the rest of the playoff picture look?

Isaiah Crowell Has Potential Moving Forward

In a lost season for the Cleveland Browns, they might have found their running back of the future.

Examining Nelson Agholor's Dreadful Rookie Season in Philadelphia

The Eagles' first-round rookie receiver has posted some of the worst efficiency numbers in the NFL. How bad has it been?

How the Dallas Mavericks Have Found Success This Season

After an offseason filled with injuries and disappointment, the Mavericks have come out strong this season. Who do they have to thank?

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 17

Week 17 in daily fantasy football can be a wild one. Which players this week can help you go out with a bang?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: How Pace Affects Fantasy Scoring

A faster pace means more possessions, but is that all you need to know about the statistic?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/29/15

Paul MIllsap is having a career year, and he'll be licking his chops tonight in a dream matchup against the Rockets.

Where Do the Thunder Belong Among the NBA's Top Teams?

Oklahoma City has won 10 of their last 12, but does that place them among the elite NBA title contenders?

Week 17 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Trusting the Texans

Whether it's Brian Hoyer or Brandon Weeden, the Texans' quarterback could help your team win in Week 17. Who else can do the same?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 12/28/15

Kemba Walker dropped 38 points and filled the stat sheet. Who joined him in the perfect lineup?

Week 16 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 16 helped put their team in the best position to succeed?

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 17 Edition

Still vying for a fantasy championship this week? Here are three tight end options to help you emerge victorious.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 17 Edition

For those with fantasy football titles still to be determined, here are a few defensive streaming options to help you get there.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 9

Kobe Bryant is heating up in the points column during his final season. Who else is making headlines?

Why Memphis Should Be Favored Over Auburn in the Birmingham Bowl

Auburn could use a win to kick-start an important 2016 season, but can they stop Paxton Lynch?

Why Aroldis Chapman Could Make the Yankees' Bullpen the Best Ever

New York has acquired the most dominant closer in the game, bringing a Super 'Pen to the Bronx.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 17

Who should you pick up for the final week of the NFL regular season?

Daily Fantasy Football: Using Vegas' Lines to Predict Defense and Special Teams Scoring

Vegas' lines are highly predictive of defense and special teams scoring. Which aspects are most important?

Daily Fantasy Football: Do Older Running Backs Decline Late in the Season?

Running backs take a lot of hits throughout the year. Does this have a negative effect on the daily fantasy football production from the older members of the group?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Matchup-Dependent Are Running Backs?

We've seen that quarterback production in daily fantasy football is closely linked to the quality of the opponent. Does the same principle apply to running backs?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 12/28/15

Look for Chris Paul to put the Clippers on his back with Blake Griffin sidelined for the next few weeks.

Are the Pirates Doing Enough to Contend in the National League Central?

The Cubs are making noise, while the Pirates, well, aren't. Can they keep up with the rest of the division?

After a Brutal Sunday Performance, Are the Steelers Done For?

Ben Roethlisberger played the worst game of his season on Sunday. Are the Steelers now doomed?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 12/27/15

Russell Westbrook and C.J. McCollum came up just shy of triple-doubles. Who joined them in the perfect lineup?

How Demaryius Thomas Has Been Impacted By Denver's Quarterback Situation

Demaryius Thomas has played with two underperforming quarterbacks this year. How bad -- or good -- has he actually been?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Does Cold Weather Affect Production?

As the temperature drops, the perception is that a dip in production will follow in daily fantasy football. Is this backed up by evidence?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Should You Hedge?

When filling out multiple daily fantasy football lineups, it's important to hedge to limit risk. How much should you do so?

Daily Fantasy Football: Should You Target Wide Receivers on Underdog Teams?

As you select wide receivers in daily fantasy football, it's hard to choose between volume and efficiency. How do we balance these two pursuits?

Monday Night Football Preview: A Patchwork Playoff Preview

The Broncos and Bengals are brimming with injuries, but they're still AFC front runners. Who gets a step closer to the crown on Monday?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 16

Drew Brees played through a foot injury and contract talks to be Week 16's best player. Who joined him on the list?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 9

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 10 of fantasy hoops, including what to do about the Eric Bledsoe injury.

Examining Will Barton's Breakout Season for the Denver Nuggets

Barton has impressed so far this year with Denver. Is he a Sixth Man of the Year candidate?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/23/15

Paul George, after going through a bit of a slump the past few games, looks to bounce back tonight in a great matchup against the Kings. Is he worth a look in DFS?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 16's Fantasy Score Team

David Johnson looks to follow up his career day against the Eagles with another big outing in a matchup with the Packers. Who else is in the perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/22/15

Kobe Bryant turned back the clock with a huge outing against the Nuggets. Who else made yesterday's perfect lineup?

2015-16 NHL Wish Lists for Santa: Eastern Conference

Each team in the Eastern Conference could use a little Christmas cheer with a gift to end 2015.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 16

With Week 16 setting up with heavy chalk on the board, which players can give you differentiation in your lineups?

2015-16 NHL Wish Lists for Santa: Western Conference

Each team in the Western Conference could use a little Christmas cheer with a gift to end 2015.

NBA ​Rookie Power Rankings: Kaminsky Climbs the Charts

Charlotte's Frank Kaminsky makes his first appearance in the rankings while others rise and fall.

Fantasy Football: 6 Players to Avoid in Week 16

Which players are most likely to fall short of expectations in Week 16?

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 16

Are Cam Newton's undefeated Carolina Panthers the best team in the NFL?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 15

Doug Martin's renaissance season has him atop the leaderboard in a rushing stat. What else do you need to know entering Week 16?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 16

Is Karlos Williams capable of carrying your team to a championship in Week 16?

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 16

Despite injuries ravaging the league, numberFire's metrics hint at several matchups having large upside potential in Week 16.

The 2015 numberFire Pro Bowl Team: Who Deserves a Spot?

Andy Dalton was possibly the biggest snub of the Pro Bowl. Who else should've made it?

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 16

With injuries ravaging the NFL, several low-priced options find themselves in high-upside situations for Week 16 in daily fantasy football.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 16

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is playing on easy mode in Week 16. What other wide receivers have sweet matchups?

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 16

Taking a look at seven budget-friendly plays that can provide huge value on FanDuel in Week 16.

Regression Candidates Through Week 15: Ted Ginn Is on the Naughty List

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Ted Ginn has had some big plays but is highly inefficient. Who else is primed for regression?

Was Mike Leake the Right Addition for the St. Louis Cardinals?

Mike Leake isn't a superstar, but he's a fine number-five starter for the Cardinals.

Clever Title: Previewing the NBA's Christmas Day Games

Every hoops fan's Christmas wish come true: 5 premium games and our holiday-themed preview of each!

Is Gordon Hayward a Sell-High Candidate in Fantasy Basketball?

Gordon Hayward has seen a huge spike in his shooting percentage in December, but there's reason to believe he'll regress soon.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/22/15

With Danilo Gallinari out tonight, Will Barton finds himself in the Nuggets starting lineup tonight in a great matchup against the Lakers.

8 FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 16

Consider these eight studs as you build your Week 16 lineups on FanDuel.

Week 16 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Can Kirk Cousins Do It Again?

Kirk Cousins cashed in last week, and there's reason to believe he can do it again in a tough matchup. Who else is in for a good Week 16?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 16

Blake Bortles and the Jacksonville offense should have no trouble against the Saints this weekend. Who else should you start?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 8

The Bucks are struggling to repeat last season's success. What should you know about them and the rest of the league?

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 16 Edition

Digging into some lower-owned defensive streaming options to help propel you to a league title.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 16 Edition

Championship week is here for the majority of fantasy football leagues. If you're searching for a lower-owned tight end option, look no further.

Drew Brees' Contract Could Be a Big Problem for the Saints

Could Brees, with $30 million coming his way in 2016, be playing somewhere other than New Orleans next year?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 12/21/15

Chris Paul's double-double wasn't enough to beat the Thunder, but was it enough to make the perfect lineup?

The NBA's Best Player at Each Position So Far in 2015-16

We form the best possible NBA lineup based on performance this season, using our analytics. Who made the cut?

Week 15 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 15 helped put their team in the best position to succeed?

Why Christine Michael's Success Against Cleveland Was Fool's Gold

After Christine Michael's breakout against Cleveland, it still is necessary to remain cautious about him.

Why Navy Should Cruise Past Pitt in the Military Bowl

Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi is known as one of college football’s greatest defensive minds, but a motivated Navy team trying to finish off an 11-win season may be about impossible to stop.

Thursday Night Football Preview: Showdown In Oakland

Can Danny Woodhead match his Week 15 performance against the Raiders on Thursday night?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 16

Is Christine Michael going to win you a fantasy football championship after a roller coaster season?

Why Chris Davis Is the Scariest Signing of the Offseason

For all the big-money deals out there already, the slugging first baseman might be the biggest risk out there.

Daily Fantasy Football: Should You Use Two Wide Receivers From the Same Team?

Daily fantasy football players have at times found success by using two receivers from the same team. Is this a strategy you should employ?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 12/21/15

With Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum both out tonight, Allen Crabbe should get his opportunity to shine.

What Calvin Johnson's Up-and-Down Season Means for the Lions

Calvin Johnson hasn't been a consistent threat this year. Are his best playing days in the past?

How the Steelers Overcame the Odds to Defeat the Broncos

Pittsburgh's odds to beat Denver were as low as 14.55 percent in the second half. Which plays made the difference?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 12/20/15

Did Hassan Whiteside block his way into yesterday's perfect lineup?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 8

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 9 of fantasy hoops, including some love for DeMar DeRozan's fantasy game.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 16

Look to see if these players are on waivers in your league as you head into your fantasy championship finals.

The 10 Best Offensive Players From Week 15

David Johnson went nuts against the Eagles on Sunday night, but was he the best offensive player from Week 15?

Monday Night Football Preview: Oh, Defense, Where Art Thou?

The New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions figure to rack up the points Monday night. Which team can notch more and get the win?

Examining the James Shields Contract Dilemma

The Padres have an available Shields on their hands. What's the risk of taking him on?

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 15

Turn on and tune in to Brandon Marshall in Week 15. Who else is in a must-target matchup?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 12/18/15

Tyreke Evans, who's fully healthy, is a great daily fantasy option nearly every night. And tonight is no exception.

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 15

Malcom Floyd is a big-play receiver with a great matchup. Who else can surprise in Week 15?

Can Eddie Lacy Be Trusted in the Fantasy Football Playoffs?

Lacy has been a notoriously slow starter. Is he finally gearing up for fantasy football success?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 12/17/15

Was Lebron James' big night versus the Thunder enough to make yesterday's perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 12/17/15

Was Lebron James' big night versus the Thunder enough to make yesterday's perfect lineup?

Fantasy Football: 7 Players to Avoid in Week 15

Which players are most likely to fall short of expectations in Week 15?

Why Russell Wilson Is a Legitimate MVP Candidate

Since Week 11, Russell Wilson has been on an absolute tear. And he's done enough to be included in the MVP conversation.

How Brandon Phillips Makes the Washington Nationals a Little Better

The long-time Cincinnati Red is reportedly heading to DC. What does it mean for the Nationals?

Is the Grizzlies’ Small Ball Lineup the Answer to Their Struggles?

Since going with a smaller lineup, Memphis has seen a big boost to their offensive efficiency.

Does Todd Frazier Make the White Sox Contenders in the AL Central?

The White Sox made a huge trade, acquiring Todd Frazier from the Reds. Does it make them contenders?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 12/17/15

Dwight Howard looks to make a splash tonight against his former squad. Who else look like good plays?

Is Goran Dragic a Good Fit With the Miami Heat?

Dragic is having one of the worst seasons of his career. What gives?

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 15

With several large over/unders on the board, the hosts go through ways to get exposure to each in Week 15.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/16/15

Draymond Green is playing like an MVP candidate. His triple-double tops last night's perfect lineup.

Why San Diego State Has an Advantage Over Cincinnati in the Hawaii Bowl

The Aztecs have been an under-the-radar team all year. Why are they being overlooked?

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 15

It's a good week to save salary with three good options at $4,600 or under on FanDuel.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 15

The New Orleans Saints and Detroit Lions seem primed for a shootout, and the matchups appear ripe for the picking.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 15

With some go-to options in tough matchups, we'll need to find new positions to pay for big studs in daily fantasy football in Week 15.

Can Brandon Bolden Be the New Workhorse Back in New England?

After yet another injury to a key offensive component, the New England Patriots are again searching for a running back. Is Brandon Bolden the answer?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Home Cooking

The Bulls have vaulted to second place in the East after four home wins.

Regression Candidates Through Week 14: Grimes Just Wants to Have Fun

Houston Texans running back Jonathan Grimes doesn't mind bumping his backfield-mates out of the way for more touches. Neither do fantasy owners.

Eric Decker Is Having the Best Season of His Career

Decker continues to prove he is a quality receiver without Peyton Manning. How good has he been?

Why Denard Robinson Can Be Trusted in Fantasy Football

Denard Robinson can propel you into fantasy football's championship weekend.

Doug Baldwin Has Become One of the Most Efficient Receivers in Football

With the Seahawks' passing attack clicking, Doug Baldwin has been more effective than almost any wideout in football.

8 FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 15

Which studs should you be building your lineups around this weekend? Let's find out.

Do the Boston Celtics Have an All-Star on Their Roster?

Who is the leader of this Boston team, and does he deserve an All-Star nod?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 15

Derek Carr may have carried your team to the playoffs, but can you trust him in your lineup this week?

Which Wide Receiver Duo Is the Best in the NFL?

With the NFL's emphasis on passing, one great receiver isn't always enough. Who has the best duo in the game?

Naughty or Nice: The MLB's Best and Worst Rotations

Can Bryce Brown Save Your Fantasy Football Season?

With Thomas Rawls out for the season, Bryce Brown has an opportunity to play a big role for the Seahawks. Will he become a huge fantasy football asset?

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 15

Examining seven bargain bin options who can provide great value in your Week 15 FanDuel lineups.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/16/15

Matt Barnes has been on fire since moving into the Grizzlies starting lineup, and should stay hot tonight against the Bulls.

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 14

The Steelers are simultaneously a team that would miss the playoffs if the season ended today and one that no one will want to see in January.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 15

Seattle's offense has been the story of late, but the defense is as stingy as ever. How good are they?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 15's Fantasy Score Team

Calvin Johnson looks to get back on track this week in a dream matchup against the Saints. Does he make the perfect lineup?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 15

Darren McFadden has been a relatively safe option for fantasy owners since taking over the Cowboys' backfield, but can you trust him this weekend against the Jets?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/15/15

D'Angelo Russell continues to thrive coming off the bench in Los Angeles. Did the rookie make last night's perfect lineup?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 14

The Panthers are leading the NFL -- and not just in the standings

Fantasy Football: Can Michael Floyd Keep Producing?

Michael Floyd has been an incredible asset for fantasy teams since Week 5, but how sustainable is his production?

NBA MVP Watch: Make Room for Kyle Lowry

The Raptors' floor general is playing the best basketball of his career.

Looking Back on Patrick Kane and Wayne Gretzky's Historic Scoring Streaks

Patrick Kane and Wayne Gretzky own their respective North American country's scoring streaks, but what went into each?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: An Introduction to Stacking

Stacking, or rostering players from the same teams, is a complex issue in NBA DFS. But here's how you can gain an edge.

Should Dez Bryant Be Dropped By Fantasy Football Owners?

With Dez Bryant continuing to falter, should fantasy football owners consider cutting him from their team?

How Marcus Mariota's Season Compares to Recent Rookies

We've seen the highlights of Mariota. How good has he been as a rookie?

Can Johnny Cueto Help the Giants Win Another Even-Year World Series?

Cueto had his ups and downs in 2015 but heads back to the more comfortable National League for 2016.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/15/15

Two of the worst defenses in the NBA square off tonight in Sacramento, which should provide plenty of value on a very small slate.

Why San Antonio's Defense Is Historically Great

Are we under-appreciating one of the best team defenses in NBA history?

Is Aaron Rodgers the Best NFL Quarterback at Exploiting Defensive Penalties?

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is arguably the best passer in the game -- in more ways than you know.

How the New England Patriots' Injuries Have Affected Their Offense

New England has been the victim of myriad injuries this year, LeGarrette Blount being the latest.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 15 Edition

Here are a few defensive streaming options to help boost your fantasy championship title campaign.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 15 Edition

Check out some tight end options to help you continue your fantasy football title chase.

Why Pete Carroll Is Underrated

After losing two defensive coordinators in three seasons, it is time to give Pete Carroll all the credit that he deserves.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 12/14/15

Reggie Jackson had a big night in an overtime loss to the Clippers. He is the floor general of last night's perfect lineup.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 7

Whiteside is the shot blocking king. The Thunder are back. And the 76ers are still struggling.

Week 14 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 14 helped put their team in the best position to succeed?

Thursday Night Football Preview: A Tale of Two Rookies

Can Jameis Winston bring the Buccaneers one game closer to a winning record when they take on the Rams?

Week 15 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: It's an Alex Smith Week

Smith has one of the best matchups on the whole slate. Who else can help your teams?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: An Introduction to Using Vegas Lines and Odds

Vegas lines and odds can reveal a lot about NBA games and act as research shortcuts.

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 15

Can Dez Bryant be trusted anymore in 2015?

Analyzing Ken Giles' Impact on the Astros' Bullpen

Houston finally got a fireballer for the bullpen, something desperately needed.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 12/14/15

Jameer Nelson will be the Nuggets' floor general tonight with the team's starting point guard out. Is he worthwhile to use in daily fantasy hoops?

How Brock Osweiler's Proneness to Sacks Impacts Denver

Osweiler is absorbing sacks at a high rate. How big of an issue is that for the offense?

Daily Fantasy Football: How Positional Volatility Should Shape Decision-Making

Certain positions have more predictable output than others. How should this affect our roster construction in daily fantasy football?

Will Andy Dalton's Injury Allow the Steelers to Win the AFC North?

With Andy Dalton's injury and the Bengals' loss to the Steelers, can Pittsburgh win the division?

Daily Fantasy Football: Should You Consider Ownership in Cash Games?

Fading a highly-owned player in a tournament can be a beneficial strategy. Should we also be considering ownership in cash games?

Daily Fantasy Football: Using the Spread to Predict Running Back Production

Running back usage is highly dependent on the score. Using Vegas lines can give us a guideline of what to expect.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 12/13/15

Jahlil Okafor banged his way into another impressive double-double. Did he punch his way into the perfect lineup?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 14

Russell Wilson has torched the league of late, and he ranks as the best player from Week 14. Who else made the list?

Monday Night Football Preview: Fighting for Consistency

Neither the New York Giants nor the Miami Dolphins have been easy to pin this year.

Examining Kevin Love's Resurgence in Cleveland

After struggling with the Cavs last year, Kevin Love has looked like a different player so far this season.

How LaMarcus Aldridge's Game Has Changed in San Antonio

Aldridge's role is different than what it was while with Portland, but he's just as effective.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 7

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 8 of fantasy hoops, including what to do with Phoenix's frontcourt.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 15

Which players on your league's waiver can help keep your team's season alive?

What Kent Bazemore's Hot Start Means for the Atlanta Hawks

Bazemore has put up big numbers as a starter and a as a bench player this year.

Analyzing the Neil Walker for Jon Niese Trade

The Mets received second baseman Neil Walker from Pittsburgh in exchange for Jon Niese.

Does Jason Heyward Make the Cubs the Best Team in the National League?

Heyward has spurned St. Louis, Washington, and the Angels to head to the Windy City.

6 Players to Avoid in Fantasy Football in Week 14

Which players are most likely to fall short of expectations in Week 14?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 12/11/15

Gordon Hayward looks to stay hot tonight in what should be a high-scoring game against the Thunder.

The NBA's Rookie Class Is Not as Good in Fantasy Hoops as You May Think

There's plenty of talk about this being one of the best rookie classes in a while. From a fantasy perspective, that's simply not true.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 14

Can Allen Robinson keep his engine running against the Colts' secondary, or will he stall out?

3 Week 14 Storylines to Watch: LeSean McCoy's Return to Philadelphia

LeSean McCoy has no (brotherly) love lost for Chip Kelly. Will his anticipated revenge translate to the field?

Is Charlotte's Early-Season Success Sustainable?

The Hornets are off to a hot start. Can they keep it up?

Can Martavis Bryant Keep Getting Better?

The sky is the limit for the Steelers' dominant sophomore receiver.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 12/10/15

Kevin Durant continued his comeback campaign with a triple-double. Did he make it back into the perfect lineup?

Regression Candidates Through Week 13: C.J. Spiller Has Mad Skills

Can C.J. Spiller tap into his natural upside, now that the Saints' lead back job is available?

Week 14 DraftKings Tournament Pivots

Is Lamar Miller trustworthy enough to use in tournaments this week?

Week 14 FanDuel Tournament Pivots

Julio Jones gets Josh Norman, and Antonio Brown faces a tough Bengals secondary on the road. Does that make DeAndre Hopkins the perfect tournament pivot?

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 14

Detailing deep sleepers who can help you get deep into the fantasy playoffs.

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 14

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 14?

Can Buck Allen Guide You to a Fantasy Football Championship?

Buck Allen has a big opportunity, but is it ideal enough to help you win your league?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 12/10/15

After a brutal loss to the Jazz, Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks look to bounce back against the defensively-challenged Kings.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 14

Our top option is a bargain at only $4,800 on FanDuel this week.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 14

LeSean McCoy has the narrative heading into Week 14, but should we be looking toward his teammates in daily fantasy football?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/9/15

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 14

The Kansas City Chiefs find themselves in a positive spot in Week 14 against a struggling San Diego Chargers defense.

Christian McCaffrey's Case for the Heisman Trophy Is Strong

Why the Stanford running back is likely the least seen but most worthy Heisman finalist.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 14

The New Orleans Saints are notorious for their struggles against the pass, but running backs have had success against them, as well, in daily fantasy football.

NBA Power Rankings Update: Leastern Conference No More

The Cavs, losers of three of four, are sort of in a slump. How far have they fallen in our power rankings this week?

Without Mark Ingram, Don’t Expect to Find Much Fantasy Football Success in the Saints' Backfield

The Saints will look to Tim Hightower and C.J. Spiller to replace Mark Ingram, who's now out for the year. And it's not looking good.

8 FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 14

Need some studs for your FanDuel lineups this week? Check out these eight players.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 14

As we enter the fantasy playoffs, which sleepers can help carry your team to a victory in Week 14?

Kawhi Leonard Is the Best Two-Way Player in the NBA

Leonard's two-way dominance is best in the NBA by a wide margin.

4 Undervalued Wide Receivers Set To Score More Touchdowns

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 14

Todd Gurley has struggled, but has he been bad enough for you to sit him on your fantasy team?

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 14

Need a little salary cap relief for your FanDuel squad? We've got you covered.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/9/15

Jon Leuer has been very impressive since moving into the Suns' starting lineup.

John Lackey and Jeff Samardzija Have Been Strong, Overlooked Signings

We can't overlook the impact John Lackey and Jeff Samardzija could have on their new clubs this season.

Derrick Favors Is Quietly Becoming a Star

Favors is having the best season of his career, and no one's really talking about it.

The Perfect Lineup: Week 14's Fantasy Score Team

Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers get a dream matchup against the horrible Saints' defense this week. Who else makes the lineup?

Why Blake Bortles’ Season Isn’t as Good as You Think It Is

The second year pro is having a great fantasy season, but that doesn’t mean it's translated to on-field success.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 14

The Steelers are one of the best teams in the league, but will they even make the playoffs?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 13

Even without Jamaal Charles, the Chiefs have one of the best rushing offenses in the NFL this year.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/8/15

Klay Thompson made it rain last night in Indianapolis. Did he pour on the points in yesterday's perfect lineup?

Why the Yankees Are Betting on Starlin Castro

The Yankees acquired Castro from the Cubs, and may have finally found their replacement for Robinson Cano.

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Porzingis Shares the Crown With Towns

After Karl-Anthony Towns topped our rankings for the first two weeks, he now shares the honors this time around.

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 13

Look out NFC: Here comes Seattle (and there goes Atlanta)

4 Players Who Are Tough to Trust in the Fantasy Football Playoffs

Based on recent trends, starting these players may not be smart in your fantasy football playoffs.

How the Shelby Miller Trade Helps Both Arizona and Atlanta

In a big trade, the rebuilding Braves stocked up on young assets while the Diamondbacks continued to load up for 2016.

Why the Ben Zobrist Signing Is Perfect for the Chicago Cubs

Chicago signed the versatile infielder/outfielder for a reported four years. And the move could have a big impact.

Blaine Gabbert Has Been Better Than Colin Kaepernick

Blaine Gabbert is rejuvenating his career in San Francisco, outperforming the 49ers' once franchise quarterback.

Why the Arizona Cardinals Should Keep Feeding David Johnson

Arizona Cardinals rookie running back David Johnson has the eye of the tiger going into the final countdown of the season.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/8/15

With Rudy Gobert already ruled out, Derrick Favors should see another massive workload tonight.

Ben Roethlisberger Deserves MVP Consideration

The Steelers aren't leading the division, but Ben Roethlisberger is playing like the league's MVP.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 14 Edition

With the fantasy football playoffs starting in the majority of leagues, here's a trio of lower-owned tight end options to help you crush your opponent this week.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 6

The Warriors keep rolling, and their numbers are out of control good.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 14 Edition

For those fantasy owners in search of a waiver wire defense to deploy in their first-round playoff matchups, look no further.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 12/7/15

Kyle Lowry continued to take his game to the next level last night, but did he make the perfect lineup?

College Basketball: Tuesday Night's Viewing Guide

Tuesday is not often the best sports day of the week, but with three excellent college hoops matchups on the slate, tonight could be the exception.

The Arizona Cardinals Will Be Just Fine Without Chris Johnson

The Cardinals may not have Chris Johnson, but they should be just fine on the ground from here on out.

Thursday Night Football Preview: Can the Vikings Clip the Cardinals' Wings?

Can the Vikings slow down a Cardinals team that's steamrolled their way to a 10-2 record so far this season?

Is Yasiel Puig Ready to Rebound in 2016?

Puig was a disappointment to Dodger fans last season, but is he a candidate to bounce back from a down year?

​The End of the Markieff Morris Saga in Phoenix Would Benefit Everyone

Diminishing playing time and trade rumors surround the Suns' former first round pick. What should happen with him?

Week 13 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 13 helped put their team in the best position to succeed?

Examining the Seahawks' Offensive Evolution

Seattle has become more pass-happy than ever before. Is it a mirage or a trend?

Matt Schaub and the Value of the Pick-Six

Matt Schaub has mastered the art of throwing touchdowns to the opponents. How much does that cost his teams?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 14

Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers face the Saints in Week 14. If you've streamed quarterbacks this year, you know what that means.

MLB Winter Meetings: Red Sox Trade Miley to Mariners

The Red Sox have traded a bottom-of-the-rotation starter for an excellent relief pitcher. What does it mean for them?

Let's Give Delanie Walker the Credit He Deserves

Between backing up Vernon Davis and starting in Tennessee, Delanie Walker is often overlooked. It's time he is given the praise he deserves.

With Aroldis Chapman, the Dodgers Have a Scary 1-2 Punch in Their Bullpen

The Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen improved significantly after trading for Aroldis Chapman.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 12/7/15

With Chris Paul sidelined tonight, Blake Griffin will be forced to carry the load for the Clippers' offense.

The Jaguars and Titans Brought Hope for the AFC South's Future on Sunday

Standout performances from the Jacksonville-Tennessee game shows the AFC South could be fun to watch in future years.

Patrick Kane Is Dominating the NHL This Season

Patrick Kane's Blackhawks aren't lighting the hockey world on fire, but he is.

Why Zack Greinke Is Great for the Arizona Diamondbacks

One team's loss is another team's gain in an NL West shakeup.

Is Zack Greinke Going to Become a Fantasy Baseball Draft Day Value?

Zack Greinke's move to Arizona means a tougher park to pitch in, but will fantasy owners take that fact too far?

Week 14 Fantasy Football Drop List: Welcome to the Playoffs

It's playoff time for most fantasy football leagues. Don't let these players ruin your title hopes.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 12/6/15

Russell Westbrook had his third triple-double of the season last night. He leads yesterday's perfect lineup.

How Much Do Quarterbacks Benefit from a Plus Matchup in Daily Fantasy Football?

By looking at numberFire's metrics, you can find which quarterbacks are likely to have a big day in daily fantasy football.

How Should Ownership Affect Decision-Making in Daily Fantasy Football?

Finding a low-owned stud can be a difference-maker in daily fantasy football. How much should ownership weigh into your decisions?

How Home and Road Splits Affect Production in Daily Fantasy Football

Certain positions see heavy changes in production based on where the game is played. How should this affect your strategy in daily fantasy football?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 13

Allen Robinson went nuts against the Titans, but was he the best offensive player this week?

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 14

Looking to solidify your fantasy football rosters for the playoffs? We've got you covered.

Monday Night Football Preview: An Improbable Playoff Battle

Despite holding records below .500, Washington and Dallas both have a shot at the postseason. Who bolsters their resume Monday night?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 6

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 7 of fantasy hoops, including what to do about LaMarcus Aldridge.

Andre Drummond's First Quarter Has Been Historic

Andre Drummond, through 21 games, has put up numbers that rank among the all-time greats.

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota Are Having Better Rookie Seasons Than You Think

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota were top two picks this past April, and they're proving to be worth it.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups for Week 13

Kamar Aiken doesn't need luck this week. After all, he's facing the Miami Dolphins' defense. What other wideouts are seeing good matchups?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 12/4/15

Clint Capela should be in for a massive workload with Dwight Howard sidelined tonight.

How Did Kevin Durant's Three-Point Miss Impact the Outcome of Last Night's Game Against the Heat?

With 51 seconds left and the Thunder up by a couple of points, Kevin Durant missed a three-pointer against the Heat. The shot had big repercussions.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 12/5/15

Which players are likely to shine bright for your fantasy squad during Championship Week?

How Green Bay's Hail Mary Changed the NFC Playoff Picture

Aaron Rodgers tossed a prayer on Thursday night that was caught in the end zone for the win. How did the big play impact the NFC's playoff picture?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 12/3/15

Kawhi Leonard continued his rise to NBA superstardom last night. Did he make the perfect lineup?

Daily Fantasy Salary Movements: An Ode to the Philadelphia 76ers Futility

Find out how both current and ex-Sixers are affecting the DFS marketplace.

3 Week 13 Storylines to Watch: The Panthers' Quest for Greatness

The Carolina Panthers are the last undefeated team remaining, with the division rival Saints in their way. Can they keep the streak alive?

Week 13 FanDuel Tournament Pivots

Is Demaryius Thomas a worthwhile tournament play this week on FanDuel?

Week 13 DraftKings Tournament Pivots

Martavis Bryant has big-game opportunity this weekend, making him a perfect tournament play.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 12/3/15

With Marcus Smart still sidelined, it's time to fire up Isaiah Thomas tonight.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 13

With muddy waters in predicting ownership, the hosts go through their favorite plays and how those plays would vary based on public perception.

There's More Than What Meets the Eye With Kyle Gibson

Kyle Gibson took a huge step forward in 2015. Is it enough to consider him in fantasy baseball leagues in 2015?

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 13

We have a defense at every price range for your Week 13 FanDuel lineups.

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 13

Target these studs to anchor your cash game and/or tournament lineups in Week 13.

Examining the J.A. Happ and Rich Hill Signings

What can we expect from the two veteran left-handers in 2016?

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Is on the Rise in Brooklyn

The Nets' rookie is bringing unique value to fantasy basketball teams, too.

Why the Atlanta Falcons Won't Make the Playoffs

The Atlanta Falcons have quickly fallen back down to Earth after starting 5-0. And they're more than likely going to be watching the playoffs from home.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/2/15

Kobe Bryant said goodbye to the nation's capital last night. Did he say hello to the perfect lineup?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 12/2/15

Kobe Bryant waved goodbye to the nation's capital last night. Did he say hello to the perfect lineup?

Why Paul Millsap Deserves More Attention

With everyone's focus on the superstars, Millsap's hot start has gone completely unnoticed.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 13

A look at numberFire's metrics can help you spot which matchups you want to exploit in Week 13 of daily fantasy football.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 13

Some of Week 13's best daily fantasy football matchups lie with players that are harder to trust.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 13

Ryan Fitzpatrick had a bounce-back game in Week 12. Can he keep it up this week?

DeVante Parker Can Be a Nice Fantasy Football Asset Down the Stretch

DeVante Parker is moving into a full-time role with the Dolphins, and is a true late-season breakout candidate.

NBA Power Rankings Update: West Is Best?

A record setting 20-0 start has the Warriors alone at the top, but how many other Western Conference teams land in our top 10?

College Football: Why the Metrics Are Down on Iowa and Michigan State

The winner of the Big 10 Championship will undoubtedly make the College Football Playoff. But the advanced statistics say that the champion will be a tier below the other Final Four teams.

What Does Rob Gronkowski's Injury Mean for Tom Brady?

The Patriots have survived many injuries this year, but can they sustain their production without Rob Gronkowski?

Can Julius Thomas Be Trusted as a Fantasy Football Asset?

Can Julius Thomas again be a key to fantasy football championships?

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 13

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 13?

Winning the AFC South: The Weird, the Mediocre, and the Ugly

If any AFC South teams are feeling lucky right now, they're sorely mistaken.

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 13

Will Brock Osweiler, at his low cost, be fantasy relevant this week on FanDuel?

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 12

Washington was the big winner this week, as Kirk Cousins and company now sit atop the NFC East.

Is Anyone Going to Beat the Carolina Panthers?

The Carolina Panthers are undefeated, and they don't have a very difficult matchup left on their schedule. Which team could end up ruining their perfect season?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 12/2/15

Alex Len is coming off of a monster outing last night, and should be in store for another big game tonight in Detroit.

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 13

C.J. Anderson lit up the Patriots last week. Is he ready to do the same to the Chargers in Week 13?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 13's Fantasy Score Team

David Johnson will finally get his chance for a starter's workload this week with Chris Johnson and Andre Ellington on the shelf.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 13

Are Josh Norman and the Carolina Panthers the team to beat in the NFL?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 12

Can Julio Jones catch Marvin Harrison's or Calvin Johnson's records?

Why David Price and the Boston Red Sox Are a Perfect Match

Perhaps a year too late, Boston finally has an ace.

Examining DeSean Jackson's Impact on the Rise and Fall of Chip Kelly

Cutting the undervalued DeSean Jackson may have been Chip Kelly's biggest mistake.

Why Kemba Walker's Evolution Is the Real Deal

With a newfound shooting touch, Walker has finally become the deadly scorer the playoff-hopeful Hornets need.

Is Washington Really the NFC East's Best Team?

Washington and New York are 5-6, but is Washington the better squad?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 12/1/15

Robert Covington led the 76ers to their first win of the year last night. Did lead the perfect lineup?

Ryan Fitzpatrick Is Playing His Best Football as an NFL Starter

In his first year with the Jets, Ryan Fitzpatrick is having his best NFL season.

No, Matt Hasselbeck Shouldn't Take Andrew Luck's Starting Job

It's a ludicrous notion, just as head coach Chuck Pagano has said.

Regression Candidates Through Week 12: I Heart David Johnson

Arizona Cardinals running back David Johnson has my heart, and he's deserving of your affection too.

The 2017 Running Back Class is Shaping Up To Be The Best In Years

Leonard Fournette, and Dalvin Cook lead a class of running backs putting up some head turning stats.

NBA MVP Watch: Paul George Is Back in the Mix

Paul George is back in a big way in 2015-16.

Thursday Night Football Preview: Showdown in the Motor City

Can the Lions keep their win streak alive against a Packers team spiraling down the division standings?

Davante Adams Is Having a Historically Bad Season

Davante Adams hasn't had a good season for the Packers. In fact, it may be historically bad.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 12/1/15

Robert Covington has been scorching hot since being inserted into the 76ers starting lineup.

Week 13 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: All About Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick keeps producing, and he gets a great matchup in Week 13.

How DeAndre Jordan Beat Hack-a-Shaq Despite 22 Missed Free Throws

How did Jordan flip the script on the Portland Trail Blazers?

Why Shelby Miller Is a Valuable Trade Target This Offseason

Atlanta's young starter is one of the belles of the ball during this offseason.

Week 13 Fantasy Football Drop List: Wave Goodbye to Low-Upside Options

Don't miss out on the next Thomas Rawls or Spencer Ware. Drop these weak pass catchers now.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 11/30/15

DeAndre Jordan had a monster night on the glass. Was it enough to make the perfect lineup?

Will Adrian Peterson Fade in the Fantasy Football Playoffs?

Like Marty McFly in Back to the Future, might Adrian Peterson fade away in the last few weeks?

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 13 Edition

These defensive streaming options can help you make that last-minute playoff push.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 13 Edition

Here are a few lower-owned tight end options to help secure your playoff bids.

Week 12 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 12 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Is Doug Martin Playing His Best Football Ever?

Doug Martin burst onto the scene his rookie year but struggled since. Is this his best year yet?

Can C.J. Anderson Be a Fantasy Football Playoff Asset Again This Year?

As Anderson starts to heat up, can he be counted on when the games matter most?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 5

Stephen Curry continues to amaze, and don't sleep on Paul George.

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 13

Fantasy football owners should be prepared to add David Johnson off the waiver wire this week. What other moves should be made?

Why Todd Gurley's Current Struggles Make Sense

Todd Gurley is slowing down after a historic start. What gives?

Why Jordan Zimmermann to the Detroit Tigers Is a Good Deal

Detroit signed an ace pitcher for a less-than-ace price.

Is the NBA's Western Conference Significantly Weaker Than It Was Last Year?

Only the Spurs and Warriors are projected for more than 50 wins, according to our algorithms.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 11/30/15

Kawhi Leonard has played at an MVP level early this season, and he should stay hot tonight against the Bulls.

Are the Seahawks Super Bowl Contenders Again?

Should Seattle's Week 12 win teach us anything new about their offense and defense?

Daily Fantasy Football: How to Handle Heavily Favored Teams

In daily fantasy football, we have a crippling fear of a blowout. However, it's not all bad when teams build big leads.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineup: Sunday 11/29/15

James Harden posted a full stat line on Sunday. Who else was an elite fantasy play?

Daily Fantasy Football: Tracking Opportunities for Wide Receivers

Your wide receivers won't do much in daily fantasy football without opportunity. Analyzing targets, market shares, and red zone targets can help you find players getting those chances.

Daily Fantasy Football: Why Targeting High Over/Unders Is Important

Success in daily fantasy football is dependent on your players finding the end zone. Targeting games with high over/unders can help you do that with more regularity.

Why the Kansas City Chiefs Will Make the Playoffs

The Chiefs are quietly on a tear that has them among the hottest teams in football.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 12

Markus Wheaton blew up against the Seahawks, but was he the best offensive player of the week?

Monday Night Football Preview: Battling for the Bottom

The Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens have a plethora of pieces in motion.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 5

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 6 of fantasy hoops.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 13

Which players on your waiver wire can help on your playoff push this year?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 11/25/15

Brandon Knight continued to slay the competition. Was he crowned a member of the perfect lineup?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 11/25/15

Anthony Davis is healthy once again, which means it's time to fire him up in daily fantasy tonight.

Is Trading Marcell Ozuna the Right Move for the Miami Marlins?

Ozuna almost certainly will be traded this winter, but is he headed for a bounce back season in 2016?

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 12

Vincent Jackson has a perfect matchup in Week 12. Will he take advantage?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 12's Fantasy Score Team

DeAndre Hopkins should dominate the horrific Saints' secondary on Sunday.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 12

Week 12 daily fantasy football presents interesting high-priced options at wide receiver. How can you fit them into your lineup?

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 12

The Chiefs and Bills will face off this weekend in a crucial contest with playoff implications. Where do they sit in our power rankings?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 11

Big-name starters were hurt this week, and their backups came through.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 11/24/15

Paul George continued to remind everyone of his superstar status. And he captains yesterday's perfect lineup.

Can A.J. Green Be Trusted in the Fantasy Football Playoffs?

What can we expect from A.J. Green as the playoffs approach?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 12

Brian Hoyer is back from injury and facing a generous New Orleans Saints secondary.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 12

Let's exploit daily fantasy football matchups with this Week 12 cheat sheet.

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 12

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 12?

Kobe Bryant Is Shooting Himself Out of the NBA

Kobe Bryant's inefficient play is hurting the Lakers and is fun for nobody.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 12

You'll need to find areas to save in order to fit the high-priced receivers in your Week 12 lineup.

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 12

Celebrate Turkey Day by using these studs to anchor your FanDuel lineups.

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Towns Still Leads the Field

Two more weeks into the season, which rookies have continued to shine?

Regression Candidates Through Week 11: Duke Johnson Is Coming to Town

Cleveland Browns' rookie running back Duke Johnson is feeling jolly already about his 2015 production.

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 12

T.J. Yeldon has been consistent so far this year, but is this the week he really breaks loose?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 11/24/15

Blake Griffin looks to stay hot in a dream matchup against the Nuggets tonight.

Why Teddy Bridgewater Has Struggled This Season

Teddy Bridgewater hasn't played well in his second season. Can it be fixed?

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 12

Take a look at low-priced options who can provide big value on FanDuel in Week 12.

Which Houston Texans Running Back Is Worth Owning in Fantasy Football?

Alfred Blue remains the starter in Houston, but is he the back we should own?

Can the Clippers Get Back on Track?

Is it time to panic in Los Angeles? Or should everyone just relax?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 11/23/15

Kemba Walker led the Hornets to a 22-point comeback last night, but did he enter the perfect lineup?

Can Golden State's Super Small Ball Lineup Be Beaten?

The Warriors' small-ball lineup with Draymond Green at center has been unstoppable this year.

Week 11 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 11 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Fantasy Football: When Should You Start Passing-Down Backs?

Theo Riddick is putting up a prince's point total at a pauper's price.

Week 12 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Brian Hoyer Gets a Heavenly Matchup

Brian Hoyer has a dream matchup, and Jay Cutler is still awesome.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 12 Edition

Just in time for Thanksgiving, read on to find out which streaming defenses will be feasting on opposing offenses in Week 12.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 12 Edition

Week 11 was a pool of tight end streaming sadness, but Week 12 affords us the chance to get back on track.

Thursday Night Football Preview: A Thanksgiving Feast of Games

What can we expect from the NFL's three-game slate this Thursday?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 12

Charcandrick West was just one of many players to get hit by injury in Week 11. Here are 15 ways to improve your roster for a playoff run.

Can the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Steal an NFC Playoff Spot?

Jameis Winston tore apart the Eagles defense as the Buccaneers got the victory on Sunday. Will their hot play be enough for a playoff spot?

Baylor Is Playoff-Worthy Thanks to a Prolific Offense

Baylor's offense keeps rolling despite injury to their top two quarterbacks. Don't count them out just yet.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 11/23/15

Tristan Thompson should see all the minutes he can handle for the banged up Cavaliers.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 4

The 76ers are bad, the Clippers don't know defense, and Will Barton is still cooking.

Is the NBA's Eastern Conference Finally Catching Up to the West?

The East might be narrowing the gap on the West this season.

Daily Fantasy Football: Should You Stack in Cash Games?

In daily fantasy football, stacking can provide your team with extra upside. But can it also give your team a lower floor, making it risky in cash games?

Daily Fantasy Football: How to Stack Without Restricting Upside

Stacking is good in daily fantasy football. Too much stacking, however, can unnecessarily restrict upside.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 11/22/15

Anthony Davis carried the New Orleans Pelicans to their second straight victory last night. But did he carry the perfect DFS lineups?

Daily Fantasy Football: Defense and Special Teams Selection

In daily fantasy football, selecting a quality defense and special teams seems like a daunting task. It doesn't have to be.

Starting Brock Osweiler Over Peyton Manning Is the Right Choice for the Broncos

Osweiler outshined Manning and was named the team's starting quarterback for Week 12.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 11

Marshawn Lynch was a late inactive yesterday, and his backup entered the game and dominated.

How Victor Cruz's Absence Is Affecting the New York Giants

Without Victor Cruz playing in the slot for the Giants, how much worse are they?

Monday Night Football Preview: A Step Towards Perfection?

The New England Patriots' 9-0 start has rekindled thoughts of a perfect season.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 4

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 5 of fantasy hoops.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 12

Thomas Rawls is a must-add for fantasy football playoffs. Who else should you target?

Will the Golden State Warriors Lose Before the Philadelphia 76ers Win?

The NBA's longest winning and losing streaks belong to the Warriors and Sixers, respectively. Which ends first?

​Examining D’Angelo Russell’s Slow Start

D'Angelo Russell is still finding his way while other rookies have already started to shine.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 11

Calvin Johnson's matchup is both good and bad, but he could capitalize in Week 11.

Fantasy Football: 7 Players to Avoid in Week 11

Which players are most likely to fall short of expectations in Week 11?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 11/20/15

Blake Griffin has been one of the best players in the NBA through the first month of the season.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 11/19/15

Chris Paul wasn't able to overcome the Golden State Warriors. Was he able to make yesterday's perfect lineup?

Week 11 DraftKings Tournament Pivots

Devonta Freeman is a logical DraftKings play this week, but Marshawn Lynch makes for the perfect pivot.

Week 11 FanDuel Tournament Pivots

Derek Carr is a popular choice on FanDuel this week, but Matt Ryan could make for a better option in tournaments.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 11/21/15

Injuries are the story in Week 12. Who can take advantage as a result?

Fantasy Football Playoff Streaming Options: Quarterbacks, Defenses, and Tight Ends

Keep these players in mind as you begin to shape your playoff roster.

3 Week 11 Storylines to Watch: Denver's Future on Display

Brock Osweiler will get his first start in a Broncos uniform. Will he prove worthy?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: Advanced Stats to Know

In daily fantasy basketball, stats are king. Here's a primer to get you started.

Daily Fantasy Basketball: An Introduction to Tournaments

In daily fantasy basketball, seeking high scores is obvious. But how do you do it?

Was Josh Donaldson the Right Choice for American League MVP?

Josh Donaldson edged out the reigning MVP Mike Trout to win this year's AL award.

Why Bryce Harper Was The Only Choice For NL MVP

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 11

Brian Quick has a shot at hitting a home run this week. Who else can do the same?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Salary Movements: Rajon Rondo Is Ridiculous

Watching daily fantasy pricing swings to find bargains and players not worth their new price.

Derek Carr Has Become an NFL Outlier

Derek Carr has looked the part of a franchise passer this season. How likely was this outcome?

Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady: Appreciating Greatness

Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady continue to excel with or without talent around them.

3 Potential Fantasy Football League-Winning Backup Running Backs

A look around the league to find high-upside backup running backs that could make the difference in your fantasy leagues.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 11/19/15

Jamal Crawford is coming off his best outing of the season, and should see all the minutes he can handle tonight for the banged-up Clippers.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 11

FanDuel's Week 11 daily fantasy football slate brings plenty of interesting value. The hosts go through their favorite plays and favorite stacks of the week.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 11

We have defenses at each price range to help you win on FanDuel in Week 11.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 11/18/15

Evan Fournier made a game-winning three last night, but did he make last night's perfect lineup?

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 11

All of numberFire's metrics are in one spot in order to help you spot matchups to exploit in daily fantasy football during Week 11.

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 11

These bargain bin options can provide great value in your Week 11 FanDuel lineups.

NBA Power Rankings Update: Settling in for the Long Haul

The Spurs are playing inspired basketball. Where does their recent run place them on our list?

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 11

Targeting these studs could put your FanDuel lineups in great position.

Is Jacob Tamme an End-of-Season Tight End Solution in Fantasy Football?

Can Jacob Tamme help win fantasy football championships?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 11

Matthew Stafford and the Lions' passing game gets a great matchup this weekend.

Baylor vs. Oklahoma State: Is Home-Field Advantage Enough for the Cowboys?

The Oklahoma State Cowboys need to beat statistically superior Baylor to stay alive in the hunt for the playoffs. But will Oklahoma State’s home-field advantage be enough?

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 11

Which defenses should we pick on in daily fantasy football in Week 11?

5 Daily Fantasy College Basketball Studs to Target This Season

Who should you really try to squeeze into your lineups this season?

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 11

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 11?

Was Jake Arrieta the Right Choice for NL Cy Young?

Jake Arrieta overcame two Dodgers aces to take home his first Cy Young Award. Did he deserve it?

Was Dallas Keuchel the Right Choice for AL Cy Young?

Dallas Keuchel won the AL Cy Young, but was her deserving?

Danny Amendola Should See a Nice Boost for Fantasy Football Owners

Julian Edelman's injury opens the door for Danny Amendola to fulfill the role he signed up for.

Why Carlos Correa Won the American League Rookie of the Year Award

Carlos Correa was one of the top power hitting shortstops in the big leagues and was rewarded by being named Rookie of the Year.

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 11

Matt Ryan hasn't had a cakewalk of a fantasy football season, but Week 11 should be kind to him.

Should Brock Osweiler Start the Rest of the Season for the Denver Broncos?

Brock Osweiler has been given the chance of a lifetime. Can he seize it?

3 Running Backs You Need to Sell Before Your Dynasty League's Trade Deadline

Breaking down three running backs whose dynasty values will fall this offseason as current starters likely remain.

NBA MVP Watch: Kawhi Leonard Deserves Consideration

Kawhi Leonard is proof that MVP candidates don't need to frequent the highlight reel.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 11/18/15

With Jeff Teague and Kent Bazemore still sidelined, Dennis Schroder makes a great value play tonight.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 11

Can anybody catch the Arizona Cardinals at the top of the standings?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 10

Nick Foles was benched for Case Keenum this week, and there's a reason as to why.

Why Al Jefferson's Reduced Role Is Good for the Charlotte Hornets

Jefferson's role has diminished this year, but that's actually a positive for the Hornets.

Running Backs and Wide Receivers to Sell for the Fantasy Football Playoffs

As fantasy football playoffs approach, selling high could lead to a championship.

Can We Trust Michael Crabtree in the Fantasy Playoffs?

Michael Crabtree is having a renaissance season. Can he continue to produce deep into December?

Can We Trust Michael Crabtree in the Fantasy Football Playoffs?

Michael Crabtree is having a renaissance season. Can he continue to produce deep into December?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 11's Fantasy Score Team

Charcandrick West keeps performing, and his price tag on Fantasy Score isn't climbing tremendously high.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 11/17/15

Hassan Whiteside and Kristaps Porzingis had career nights. Were their performances enough to make the perfect lineup?

Has Mario Chalmers Really Fixed the Memphis Grizzlies?

The Grizzlies are a completely different team since trading for Mario Chalmers. Just how different, and is it sustainable?

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 10

Houston pulled off an upset win on Monday night and is now firmly in the playoff hunt.

A Look Into Hassan Whiteside's Monster Triple-Double

Where does last night's performance fall in recent history?

Regression Candidates Through Week 10: The NFC East Is Weirdly Comforting

Can Rueben Randle and Dwayne Harris actually sustain their current production in fantasy football?

Running Backs and Wide Receivers to Buy for the Fantasy Football Playoffs

As the season winds down, teams looking to win championships should be making moves that will help them win in the playoffs.

Why Are the Houston Rockets Misfiring?

With the offense off the mark this year, the Rockets have flopped out of the gate to a 4-7 record. Will the firing of Kevin McHale turn things around?

Is Davante Adams Salvageable in Fantasy Football?

Davante Adams has had a terrible 2015, from injury to drops. Is it time to drop him?

The Quality of the NFL Game Is Actually Better Than Ever

What do the numbers tell us about the validity of concerns that the quality of NFL football is on the decline?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 11/17/15

With Bradley Beal expected to sit tonight, Otto Porter should see a significant boost in production.

Why Mark Sanchez Can Lift the Philadelphia Eagles' Offense

Don't expect Sanchez, while replacing Sam Bradford, to be a detriment to Philadelphia.

Why Kris Bryant Won the National League Rookie of the Year Award

The Cubs' third baseman was unanimously selected by the Baseball Writer's Association of America.

How Much Better Has Gio Bernard Been Than Jeremy Hill This Season?

Hill and Bernard have split time at running back, but one has consistently outperformed the other.

Week 11 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Giving the Keys to Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez has a great matchup in Week 11, but should you really trust him with your fantasy team?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Monday 11/16/15

Last night, Jahlil Okafor continued to play like the Rookie of the Year. But did he make the perfect lineup?

Week 11 Fantasy Football Drop List: Trouble in Denver

The time has come to give up on these big name stars.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 11 Edition

Which waiver wire tight ends can help your fantasy team in Week 11?

3 Running Backs You Need to Acquire Before Your Dynasty League's Trade Deadline

Breaking down three running backs whose dynasty values will skyrocket this offseason as current starters likely leave.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 11 Edition

It's been fun targeting the Cleveland Browns for streaming purposes over the last two weeks, but now with the Browns on bye, which defenses should you look to roster in Week 11?

How Good Is the Phoenix Suns' Backcourt?

It's a year later, but a new point guard experiment might finally be working out in Phoenix.

Can the Washington Wizards Fix Their Early-Season Issues?

Washington has opened the season with a brand new style of play on offense, but through eight games they are only 4-4.

Week 10 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 10 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Putting Carson Palmer's Career Year in Historical Context

Carson Palmer is 36, yet he is having the best season of his career. This does not happen often.

Is Targeting the New Orleans Saints' Defense the Key to a Fantasy Football Championship?

Can a defense be matchup proof...in the bad way?

Is Starting Johnny Manziel the Right Choice for the Cleveland Browns?

The Browns are giving Manziel a shot to start the rest of the way. Was that the right call?

Thursday Night Football Preview: Time to Remember the Titans?

With the AFC South up for grabs, who will emerge from the crowd?

The Boston Celtics Aren't Eastern Conference Contenders Just Yet

The Celtics are off to a hot start, but they have a long way to go.

What Should Melvin Gordon Owners Do?

Melvin Gordon has proven to be a weak option for fantasy owners this season. Is there any hope of a turnaround?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 11

Julian Edelman's out, opening up a huge opportunity for Danny Amendola. How important of a fantasy football addition is he?

Daily Fantasy Basketball: An Introduction to Cash Games

Newer to daily fantasy basketball? Let's break down the fundamentals of cash games and how to attack them.

The Utility of Head-to-Head Contests in Daily Fantasy Football

Playing head-to-head contests can provide you a safety net for inevitable mistakes when playing daily fantasy football.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 11/16/15

As long as Kevin Durant remains sidelined, Russell Westbrook needs to be in your DFS lineup.

How Good Has Jeremy Langford Been for the Chicago Bears?

The Chicago Bears rookie has dominated touches the last two weeks. How efficient has he been?

Daily Fantasy Football: How to Optimize Kicker Selection

In daily fantasy football, when it comes time to select a kicker, many just pick based on pricing. However, having any semblance of process can give you a significant advantage.

Daily Fantasy Football: An Introduction to Research

Sure, winning at daily fantasy football is fun. But so is the research. This article goes through some ways you can find solid values while also enjoying yourself.

Why Karlos Williams Can Keep Playing at a High Level

Karlos Williams has started his young career with a touchdown in every game, so how maintainable is his output?

How Game Flow Affects Wide Receivers and Tight Ends in Daily Fantasy Football

For tight ends in wide receivers in fantasy football, how important is a negative game flow?

An Introduction to Game Flow in Daily Fantasy Football

Game flow is a crucial factor in daily fantasy football scoring. This piece goes through what game flow is and how you can better predict it.

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 3

Joe Johnson is struggling, Jae Crowder is stealing, and the Houston Rockets have failed to launch.

How Game Flow Affects Quarterbacks in Daily Fantasy Football

You want your quarterback to have volume. But you also want efficiency. Is there a way to get both?

How Game Flow Affects Running Backs in Daily Fantasy Football

Nothing is more frustrating than having your running back on the sidelines. Predicting game flow can help you prevent that.

An Introduction to Bankroll Management in Daily Fantasy Football

Bankroll management is one of the more important aspects of daily fantasy football. This piece will go through some strategies you can employ as you get started.

Bankroll Management for Low-Volume Daily Fantasy Football Players

Not everyone is playing high volume in daily fantasy football. What strategies can you employ to manage your bankroll when you don't fit this profile?

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Sunday 11/15/15

Is it 2005 or 2015? Kobe Bryant and Kevin Garnett made yesterday's perfect lineup. Who else joined them?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 10

Adrian Peterson went bonkers against the Raiders, but he wasn't the best offensive player from Week 10.

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 3

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 4 of fantasy hoops. Perhaps you've ignored Will Barton long enough.

Monday Night Football Preview: An Emerging MVP Candidate

With Andy Dalton's Bengals sitting at 8-0 in the best season of his career, is Dalton becoming a serious MVP candidate?

Is Jay Ajayi a Threat to Lamar Miller?

Is Lamar Miller's starting role in jeopardy after the great start from rookie Jay Ajayi?

Rajon Rondo's Return to Relevancy

After a lengthy hiatus from stardom, the NBA's former assists leader is back in the spotlight.

What's Wrong With Matt Ryan?

Through Week 9 Matt Ryan is fantasy football's seventh-best quarterback. Just how deceitful is this ranking?

Are the Minnesota Vikings Legitimate NFL Playoff Contenders?

With how Teddy Bridgewater has played, this Vikings team may ride into the playoffs once again on the back of Adrian Peterson alone.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 11/13/15

Kevin Durant is out of the Thunder lineup, which means Russell Westbrook is virtually a must play.

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire for Week 10

Nose tackle Brandon Williams should be able to rack up tackles and wrap up the Jaguars in Week 10.

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors Are Breaking Analytics

10 games is still a small sample size, but holy moly are the Warriors and Steph Curry on pace to annihilate records.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 11

Here are some players on your league's waiver wire who could help you down the stretch run of the season.

Week 10 DraftKings Tournament Pivots

While many daily fantasy sports players will look at LeGarrette Blount this weekend, don't rule out Jonathan Stewart in tournaments.

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 10

Bye weeks, injuries, or league depth got you in a bind in Week 10? Look to these guys for help.

3 Week 10 Storylines to Watch: Party Like It's 2007 (and 2011)

The Patriots have been an offensive juggernaut through nine weeks. Now they head to the Meadowlands to try and exorcise past football demons.

Week 10 FanDuel Tournament Pivots

Many are on Blake Bortles, but don't forget about Peyton Manning in a plus matchup against the Chiefs.

What's Wrong With the San Diego Chargers?

Despite an excellent season from Phillip Rivers, the Chargers are only 2-6.

How Much Upside Does Danny Amendola Have in the Patriots' Offense?

Unlike most coaches, Bill Belichick schemes against his opponents weaknesses; could this make Danny Amendola relevant?

Daily Fantasy Basketball Salary Movements: The Fall of Marc Gasol

Watching daily fantasy pricing swings to find bargains and players not worth their new price.

How Will the Andrelton Simmons Trade Affect the Braves and Angels?

The best defensive shortstop in baseball is heading from Atlanta to L.A.

Who Should Have Won the American League Gold Gloves?

Perhaps more than any other MLB award, the Gold Gloves are doing right by statheads.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Thursday 11/12/15

What can we say about Steph Curry that hasn't already been said? He captains yesterday's perfect lineup.

5 NBA Bench Players Who Can Bolster Your Fantasy Basketball Roster

Bench depth is key to a roster both in the NBA and in fantasy hoops.

Alabama Rises From the Dead Thanks to Dominant Defense

The Tide’s beatdown of LSU last Saturday suggests the Alabama defense may be even better than advertised.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 11/14/15

With a lot of value on the board this week, who should you be looking to target in your FanDuel lineups?

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 10

Antonio Brown should beat up the Browns' secondary, Landry Jones at quarterback or not.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 11/12/15

With J.J. Redick Sidelined tonight, look for Jamal Crawford and Austin Rivers to soak up all the minutes they can handle.

The Top 5 NHL Rookies in the Early 2015-16 Season

Looking at five of the best-performing NHL rookies so far this season.

What to Make of Marcus Thornton's Hot Start in Fantasy Hoops

Marcus Thornton is playing like a first-round asset in nine-category leagues. What's a realistic projection for him going forward?

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 10

With some obvious values on the board, the hosts weigh how to balance upside with ownership when filling out tournament rosters.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 10

Here are three defenses that can help you win on FanDuel this week.

The 2015 NFL Season in Non-Quarterback Passes Thus Far

Seven non-quarterbacks have attempted a pass in the NFL this season. How have those plays gone?

Just How Impressive Is Tyrod Taylor's Efficiency?

Entering the season, the Bills only had career backups as their quarterbacks, but Tyrod Taylor has proven he is a worthy starter.

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 10

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 10?

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 10

Which offenses find themselves in positive matchups for Week 10? This spreadsheet can help you identify values for your daily fantasy football rosters.

Why the Aaron Hicks for John Ryan Murphy Trade Helps Both the Twins and Yankees

In swapping two young players, the Twins and Yankees gave up a player at a deep position to address an offseason need.

NBA Power Rankings Update: The Injury Effect

Less than 10 games into the season, injuries to Kevin Durant and others have affected their team's stock. Find out where they stand in our ranks.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 10

Even though your opponents may be starting to recognize the week's best matchups, there are others to take advantage of in Week 10.

Why Darren McFadden Can Continue His Success

Things are looking up for the newest lead back in Dallas, and there is reason to believe it will only get better.

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 10

Trying to figure out which studs should populate your FanDuel lineups in Week 10? Look no further because we've got you covered.

5 Players Who Should Improve Next Season Based on Their Expected BABIP

Several players who were hurt by their low batted-ball averages this year should see an improvement next year.

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 10

Looking for low-priced value plays on FanDuel for Week 10? We've got you covered.

Who Should Have Won the National League Gold Gloves?

The award given out to each position's best defensive player is often wrong, wrong, wrong.

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 9

The Colts saw their playoff odds increase dramatically in Week 9, but after an injury to Andrew Luck, it may have been a pyrrhic victory.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Wednesday 11/11/15

Dirk turned back the clock last night versus the Clippers. Did he find his way into the perfect lineup?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 10's Fantasy Score Team

Can Antonio Brown follow up last week's historic performance with another big outing this week?

The Dramatic Rise of the Utah Jazz

Two weeks into the season, the Jazz find themselves firmly in the playoff picture out West. How have they done it?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 11/11/15

James Harden looks to stay hot in another plus matchup against Brooklyn tonight.

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 10

Jordan Reed has been a machine this year, and he gets a great matchup against the Saints. Who else should you start in Week 10?

Hassan Whiteside Is Once Again Dominating the NBA

It's a new season, but that hasn't slowed down the Heat big man one bit.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 10

Kirk Cousins will face the generous pass defense of the New Orleans Saints this week. Can he take advantage?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 9

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the ninth week of NFL action.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 10

Can Frank Gore and the Colts last without Andrew Luck?

Why Danny Woodhead Is Here to Stay

While the Chargers drafted Melvin Gordon this year, Danny Woodhead has proven to be the team's most reliable back.

Can Fantasy Football Owners Trust Eli Manning Down the Stretch?

Manning's up-and-down fantasy performances make him tough to trust. But can he produce when it matters most?

NBA Rookie Power Rankings: Towns Reigns to Start the Season

Which rookies have shined the brightest two weeks into the season?

Is Kristaps Porzingis a Legitimate Rookie of the Year Contender?

Knicks fans were unhappy with his selection in the draft, but could Porzingis win the Rookie of the Year award?

What Andrew Luck's Injury Means for the Indianapolis Colts' Playoff Chances

Luck is out for two to six weeks because of a lacerated kidney. Can the Colts last without him?

Regression Candidates Through Week 9: Carlos Hyde Needs a Sweater

Carlos Hyde has been left out in the cold with his injury and San Francisco's offensive ineffectiveness.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 11/10/15

Marcus Smart will not return to the Celtics lineup tonight, which means Isaiah Thomas should see all the minutes he can handle.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 10

Which wide receivers can help your fantasy football squads thanks to their great matchups this week?

An Introduction to Roster Construction in Daily Fantasy Basketball

Understanding how to construct your own lineup in daily fantasy basketball is fundamental to finding success.

Will Byung-ho Park Bring Dingers and Bat Flips to the Twins?

The Minnesota Twins have won the right to sign the slugger from Korea.

The 5 Worst NFL Defenses Through Week 9

Who are the five least efficient defenses through the first nine weeks of the season?

An Introduction to Stacking in Daily Fantasy Football

Implementing stacks into your daily fantasy football rosters can give you higher upside, which is perfect for tournament play.

Yesterday's Perfect NBA DFS Lineups: Tuesday 11/9/15

Andrew Wiggins dropped 33 points in a win over the Hawks, but was it enough to crack yesterday's perfect lineup?

An Introduction to Using Vegas Lines in Daily Fantasy Football

Vegas's lines can give us insight into how games may play out. This article runs through what we can glean from the information they produce.

Is There Hidden Fantasy Basketball Value on the Blazers?

The Blazers' starting guards are well known, but what about the team's frontcourt?

Week 10 Fantasy Football Drop List: Cutting Unreliable Pass-Catchers

It's time to say goodbye to these underachieving receivers and tight ends.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 10 Edition

With Benjamin Watson now owned in over 50 percent of fantasy leagues and Jacob Tamme on bye, let's take a look at a new crop of lower-owned tight ends for the streaming crowd in Week 10.

Are the Atlanta Hawks Actually Good?

The Hawks aren't the same team they were last year, but does that mean they're a bad NBA squad?

The Dorial Green-Beckham Breakout Is About to Happen

Green-Beckham saw a limited opportunity for the first half of the season and is now in line for an increased opportunity to end the year.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 10 Edition

Continuing the theme of targeting the Cleveland Browns from last week, this week's list of streaming options includes a familiar AFC North rival.

Week 10 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: You Like Kirk Cousins?

Cousins gets the best matchup possible in Week 10. Who else is a streamer target?

Is Jameis Winston the Streaming Quarterback You Want?

Winston has provided a solid floor each week and has good matchups still on the schedule.

Week 9 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 9 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Who Will Step Up to Fill Dion Lewis' Void for the Patriots?

LeGarrette Blount may be the only certain producer for the rest of the season in New England's backfield.

Breaking Down Andre Drummond's Ridiculous Start

Andre Drummond has averaged 20 points and 20 rebounds per game so far this season and has helped the Pistons to a 5-1 start.

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 10

Fantasy owners haven't gotten much out of Eddie Lacy this year, and with James Starks outplaying him, there's not a whole lot of hope for a turnaround upcoming.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 11/9/15

With Chris Paul not expected to suit up, Austin Rivers should will likely draw the start for the Clippers tonight.

Blake Griffin and Paul George: Two Historical Starts

Both players have started the 2015-16 season on fire. But can they sustain it and make history?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 2

Russell Westbrook is playing like an MVP even with Kevin Durant back in the mix.

Which NFL Pass-Catchers Are on the Verge of a Second-Half Breakout?

Examining the percentage of a team's passing attempts that go toward a certain player can help us discover undervalued fantasy receivers.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 9

The Steelers came away with a big win in Week 9, and the two best offensive players from the week came from the Pittsburgh offense.

Monday Night Football Preview: Quarterback Duel out West

Both Jay Cutler and Philip Rivers are having successful seasons, though their teams are lagging behind. Which gets to three wins Monday night?

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 10

In need of a late-season flier or some added bench depth as you approach your league's playoffs? We've got the goods.

Evan Fournier: Break Out or Hot Start?

Is Fournier's early-season production a sign of things to come? Or is it just a few good games?

Thursday Night Football Preview: Return of the Rex

Will Rex Ryan have his revenge when the Jets host the Bills for Thursday Night Football?

Just How Disappointing Are the Detroit Lions?

The Detroit Lions are 1-7 through Week 9 with a schedule that does not get easier going forward. How bad are they?

Does Michael Floyd Deserve to Be a Starting Wide Receiver for the Arizona Cardinals?

Has Michael Floyd played well enough to justify overtaking John Brown on the Cardinals' depth chart?

Can Kamar Aiken Replace Steve Smith's Production in Baltimore?

Can Baltimore rely on Kamar Aiken to replace Steve Smith's production in the passing game?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 2

A look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell going into Week 3 of fantasy hoops. Get Evan Fournier. Get him now.

How Good Is the Denver Broncos' Defense?

How does the Broncos' defense stack up against some of the best?

8 MLB Comeback Player of the Year Candidates for 2016

Prince Fielder and Matt Harvey were named MLB's Comeback Players of the Year this year. Who could be in line for that award in 2016?

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire for Week 9

Linebacker Christian Jones should devour the San Diego rushing attack this week.

Is Jeremy Lamb Worth $21 Million Over 3 Seasons?

Is Lamb's deal too much, or was it good timing for both he and the Hornets?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 11/6/15

Will the Nuggets be the first team to hold Stephen Curry under 25 points tonight? Probably not.

2015 Midseason Rookie Review, Part 2: Disappointments and Handcuffs

A look at the dynasty and keeper stock of the 2015 rookie class.

Week 9 FanDuel Tournament Pivots

Is Philip Rivers the right tournament quarterback on FanDuel this weekend?

3 Week 9 Storylines to Watch: Peyton's Last Ride in Indy?

Will Peyton Manning fly back to Denver with his final win at Lucas Oil Stadium?

Why Mark Ingram's Season Is About to Get Even Better

For the first half of the year, Mark Ingram has quietly been a top running back, with Khiry Robinson now out due to injury, Ingram's role is bound to grow.

Is It Time to Hit the Panic Button on the Memphis Grizzlies?

The Grizz are off to an uninspiring 3-3 start, and their numbers ain't pretty. Is it just a slump or is there cause for concern?

Week 9 DraftKings Tournament Pivots

Thinking about using Jeremy Langford on DraftKings this week? In tournaments, it may be better to go with Darren McFadden.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Salary Movements: Evan Fournier for the Win

Watching daily fantasy pricing swings to find bargains and players not worth their new price.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Salary Movements: Evan Fournier For the Win

Watching daily fantasy pricing swings to find bargains and players not worth their new price.

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 9

Which off-the-radar players could produce for your fantasy teams in Week 9?

An Introduction to Scoring in Daily Fantasy Basketball

Success in daily fantasy basketball begins with knowing the rules inside and out.

Why the Philadelphia 76ers' T.J. McConnell Deserves Your Attention

Un-drafted rookie T.J. McConnell has made NBA history after his first four games.

A Look at Chris Johnson's Unexpected Resurgence

Taking advantage of another second chance, Chris Johnson appears rejuvenated in Arizona.

Alshon Jeffery Is a Much Better Fantasy Football Asset Than You Think

After struggling through an early season hamstring injury, Jeffery has re-emerged as an elite wide receiver for the Chicago Bears.

MLB Free Agency Preview: Breaking Down the Best Position Players

While starting pitching is the deepest area of free agency, don't sleep on the position players available.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 11/5/15

Hassan Whiteside looks to continue his impressive start to the season tonight against the Timberwolves.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 9

With plenty of value on the board, the hosts break down their favorite plays for Week 9 in daily fantasy football.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 11/7/15

What high-scoring games should you be fixed on this week?

Are the Undefeated Toronto Raptors for Real?

At 5-0, the Toronto Raptors are off to their best start in franchise history. Are they the real deal?

2015 Midseason Rookie Review, Part 1: Studs and Players With Upside

A look at the dynasty and keeper stock of the 2015 rookie class.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 9

Certain offenses are struggling, and we're looking to attack them.

Has Giannis Antetokounmpo Made the Leap?

It's still early, but the numbers are stacking up. This is the onset of Antetokounmpo's ascent to stardom.

Should MLB Teams Try to Emulate Kansas City's Contact-Based Offense?

Kansas City reached the World Series two straight years with a contact-heavy offense. Should others try the same?

NBA Power Rankings Update: Risers and Fallers

With the NBA season 10 days old, there are two undefeated teams left. Find out where Golden State and Toronto land in our power rankings.

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 9

Want advice on which studs to build your lineups around in Week 9? We've got you covered.

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 9

Exploring seven low-priced value options to help you build your FanDuel lineup this week.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 9

Week 9 presents plenty of juicy matchups. We narrow the list down to five you should be looking towards for Sunday to Monday's slate.

Why Oklahoma and North Carolina Deserve More Love From the Playoff Committee

A look at the objective metrics suggests the committee under-ranked at least two sleepers that could become contenders in the coming weeks.

Regression Candidates Through Week 8: Shane Vereen Deserves a Full Ride

Shane Vereen has been receiving a ton of targets while his New York Giants play catch-up, and that could lead to fantasy points.

3 NBA Defenses to Exploit in Daily Fantasy Basketball

Early in the season, which teams should you be targeting players against?

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 9

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 9?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 9's Fantasy Score Team

Jonathan Stewart has turned up his play, and he's got another good matchup this week against Green Bay.

An Introduction to Tournaments in Daily Fantasy Football

How do you find the upside you need to take down a tournament in daily fantasy football? This lesson lays out some of the more basic strategies.

What Is Wrong With the New Orleans Pelicans?

Expected playoff contenders, New Orleans has limped out of the gate. Still winless, can they fix their holes and make a return postseason trip?

An Introduction to Cash Games in Daily Fantasy Football

When your threshold for finishing in the cash is lower, placing an emphasis on a player's floor is critical.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 9

Andy Dalton and the Bengals keep finding ways to win. Where do they land in the power rankings?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 11/4/15

With DeMarcus Cousins sidelined, Rudy Gay will be forced once again to carry the load for Sacramento.

How to Leverage numberFire's Metrics Into Success in Daily Fantasy Football

Advanced analytics can give you an edge over your opposition. But what is the best way to implement them into your research?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 9

Andrew Luck faces off against the toughest secondary in the league on Sunday. Should you be benching him?

An Introduction to Scoring in Daily Fantasy Football

An in-depth knowledge of scoring rules is vital for daily fantasy football success. This article breaks down scoring and how it should affect your decision-making.

Daily Fantasy Football Matchup Heat Chart for Week 9

Which great offenses are facing sub-par defenses? numberFire's matchup heat chart can help you find that.

What Is Eric Ebron's Fantasy Football Value?

Lions' tight end Eric Ebron has provided some nice fantasy scoring weeks, but can he provide stability to owners at the position?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 9

Melvin Gordon has been a disappointment all season. Is this the week he turns things around?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 8

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the eighth week of NFL action.

Warriors vs. Clippers: A Battle of Unbeatens

Both teams are tied atop the Pacific Division at 4-0 to start the season. Who will make it 5-0 tonight?

Stop the Madness: Cam Newton Is Better Than Colin Kaepernick

At a glance, Cam Newton's raw statistics look a lot like Colin Kaepernick's. But don't be confused -- Cam is easily the better quarterback.

Biggest NFL Playoff Odds Movers: Week 8

The Jets and Giants saw their postseason odds drop in Week 8, while the Raiders were the weekend's biggest winners.

How Will the Le'Veon Bell Injury Affect the Rest of the Steelers' Offense?

With their star running back out for the season, will the Steelers need to rely more on their receiving options?

5 Hitters Who Should Regress Based on Their Expected BABIP

Several players who benefited from high batted-ball averages this year should see a regression next year.

What Does the Firing of Ken Whisenhunt Mean for the Tennessee Titans?

Will Mike Mularkey be able to provide a spark?

​Brandon Weeden Was Bad, But Matt Cassel Has Been Worse

Poor quarterback play has pushed the Cowboys season to the brink. How bad has it been?

Are the Oklahoma City Thunder Out of Excuses?

The Thunder have been given a lot of passes. But not anymore.

The Golden State Warriors Are Great, and Luck Has Nothing to Do With It

Golden State's start to the 2015-16 season is unlike anything we've seen before.

How Will Blaine Gabbert Fare as the 49ers' Starting Quarterback?

Blaine Gabbert's first chance as an NFL starter was miserable. Can he turn it around in San Francisco?

MLB Free Agency Preview: Examining 8 Top-of-the-Rotation Pitchers

This winter may go down as the best starting pitching free agent class of all-time.

James Harden...

Karl-Anthony Towns' Hot Start Places His Name Among NBA Legends

We may only be three games into the season, but rookie Karl-Anthony Towns hasn't wasted any time kickstarting his young career.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 11/3/15

Victor Oladipo looks to continue his scorching pace tonight against the Pelicans.

Is Todd Gurley's Rookie Season the Real Deal?

Rams' running back Todd Gurley is on pace for rookie history. Can he keep it up?

Week 9 Fantasy Football Drop List: A Goodbye to Andre Ellington

As the waiver wire was thinning, Sunday's injuries breathe fantasy life into forgotten players. Who can you cut to make room?

What Are the Denver Broncos Getting With Vernon Davis?

Vernon Davis hasn't been a Pro Bowl caliber player lately, but can he do enough to help the Broncos this season?

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 9

Which wide receivers can help your fantasy football squads thanks to their great matchups this week?

Thursday Night Football Preview: The Kings of the AFC North Host the Browns

Can the Bengals stay undefeated when the Browns come to town for Thursday Night Football?

Is Benjamin Watson a Legitimate Fantasy Football Option?

Watson is putting up a career-best season in New Orleans at age 34, but is it sustainable?

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 9 Edition

With six teams on bye this week, many fantasy owners will be looking for fill-ins. Read on to find out which defenses can help you fill out your roster in Week 9.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 9 Edition

Benjamin Watson again came through in Week 8 for fantasy owners who rolled the dice on him, finishing as the top tight end last week. Does he find himself on this week's list?

Should Fantasy Football Owners Trust Brian Hoyer's Production?

Brian Hoyer has been one of the better fantasy quarterbacks over the past month, but can this continue?

Week 8 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 8 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Week 9 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Comeback Candidates

After a bye week, Kirk Cousins is back in action and draws a good fantasy matchup. Who else is trending up?

After the World Series Parade, the Kansas City Royals Have More Work to Do

If the Royals want to defend their newly-won title in 2016, they have some tough decisions to make.

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 9

With Le'Veon Bell out for the season, DeAngelo Williams becomes the top waiver wire add of the week. And, honestly, probably of the year.

Can Jeremy Langford Be a Workhorse Running Back for the Chicago Bears?

With Matt Forte's injury, Langford steps into a big role for the time being. Can he capitalize?

Where Do the Saints and Giants Go Following Their Week 8 Shootout?

Did Drew Brees and the Saints do enough to get back in the playoff picture?

An Introduction to Roster Construction in Daily Fantasy Football

Before fully diving into daily fantasy football, you'll need to know how teams are built. This article goes through that and how salaries at each position are distributed.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 11/2/15

Can Klay Thompson break out of his early-season slump tonight against Memphis?

Fantasy Basketball Overperformers and Underperformers in Week 1

Who's helping or hurting your fantasy hoops squad out of the gate?

5 NBA Stats to Know Through Week 1

Karl-Anthony Towns has made a splash in the NBA early on. Who else has done the same -- either good or bad?

Assessing the Green Bay Packers' Offense

With Green Bay's offense not looking like the high-powered machine we are accustomed to, it is time to exhibit the impact Jordy Nelson has on it.

How Le'Veon Bell's Injury Impacts the Steelers' Playoff Chances

Le'Veon Bell is reportedly out for the year, and that means a lot to the Steelers' chances of making the playoffs.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 8

Benjamin Watson had a huge game against the Giants, but he wasn't the best player from Week 8.

Monday Night Football Preview: A Chance to Make a Statement

Both the Colts and the Panthers have something to prove Monday night. Which team do our projections see coming out on top?

Fantasy Basketball 2015-16: A Dozen Dimes, Volume 1

A Dozen Dimes returns for the 2015-16 season with a look at who to add, drop, buy, and sell heading into Week 2 of fantasy hoops.

NBA MVP Watch: Stephen Curry Doesn't Quit

While the rest of the league warms up, one player is already staking his claim for a repeat honor.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 9

Which players on your league's waiver wire should you be looking to add to your fantasy football squad as we enter Week 9?

Do the Ravens Have a Viable Threat Outside of Steve Smith?

Without Breshad Perriman, Kamar Aiken has struggled to give Baltimore a solid second option.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 10/30/15

With Gerald Henderson still out of the Blazers' lineup, C.J. McCollum should once again see all the minutes he can handle.

Will the Packers Escape Denver With a Victory?

The 6-0 Packers head to Mile High Stadium to battle the 6-0 Broncos. Which team will remain undefeated?

World Series Game 3 Preview: Throwing Flames

Tonight's matchup pits two of the hardest-throwers in the game against one another.

Charcandrick West Can Be a Fantasy Football Difference-Maker Over the Second Half of the Season

Having secured the starting job in the Kansas City backfield, will West be a fantasy difference-maker the rest of the season?

College Football Daily Fantasy Sleepers for Saturday 10/31/15

Which under-the-radar players should you be looking to use in college football DFS this weekend?

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 8

Whether you want to spend up on a defense or risk it with a cheaper one this week, we have the picks for you.

3 Week 8 Storylines to Watch: The Showdown of the Undefeated in Denver

The undefeated Packers and Broncos will clash in Week 8 in Denver. Is the Packers' offense good enough to outclass Denver's stout defense?

How Bad Are the Indianapolis Colts?

The Colts have been disappointing, but are they really one of the NFL's worst teams?

New England's Victory Over Miami on Thursday Night Football Was Incredibly Impressive

Tom Brady, Dion Lewis and the Patriots dominated the Dolphins to continue their perfect start to the season.

Daily Fantasy Basketball Salary Movements: Marcus Morris Finds a New Home

Watching daily fantasy pricing swings to find bargains and players not worth their new price.

Exploitation Theory: What the NFL Schedule Can Teach Us About Streaming Running Backs

Identifying the best and worst matchups for the remaining schedules of all 32 fantasy backfields.

Sorting Out the Philadelphia Eagles' Running Back Situation

To start the year, the Eagles have featured DeMarco Murray; should this change after their bye week?

What to Make of the Detroit Pistons' Fast Start

After an impressive couple of wins, can the Pistons reach the postseason in Stan Van Gundy's second year?

Week 8 FanDuel Tournament Pivots

Everyone's on Philip Rivers this week, but could Eli Manning be the smart tournament play?

Week 8 DraftKings Tournament Pivots

With everyone looking to play Stefon Diggs this week, Marvin Jones may be the perfect tournament pivot.

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 7

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the seventh week of NFL action.

Are the Seattle Seahawks Still a Top-10 Team in the NFL?

Seattle is probably better than the record shows, but they may be in too deep of a hole to make the playoffs.

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 8

Let's dig deep to find some potential fantasy gems for Week 8.

Which NFL Teams Are Best Entering Week 8?

With seven weeks in the books, we have enough data to determine the best team in the NFL. Who tops off our list heading into Week 8?

Has Fred Hoiberg Fixed the Chicago Bulls' Rotations and Minutes?

Fred Hoiberg has turned the Bulls into a fast substituting, ten-man rotation team this season, and it looks like it's helped

Is Mike Evans' Resurgence Sustainable?

Wide receiver Mike Evans struggled to start the 2015 season, but had 164 yards and a score in Week 7. Is he back?

Was Ricky Rubio's Opening Night a Sign of Things to Come?

Ricky Rubio looks like he may be making big strides as a scorer

How Johnny Cueto Shut Down the Mets

The Royals head to New York with a 2-0 series lead thanks to a magical performance from their ace.

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 8

These seven bargain bin options will save you precious salary cap space on FanDuel this week.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 10/29/15

Chris Paul and the Clippers look to stay hot tonight against the banged-up Mavericks.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 8

There are some screaming value plays in daily fantasy for Week 8. The hosts run through their favorites and how they're constructing their lineups.

Separating Myth From Reality After Two Days of Fantasy Basketball

A lot of crazy things have happened just 17 games into the 2015-16 NBA season. In fantasy hoops, what are the takeaways?

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 8

Consider building your FanDuel rosters around these studs in Week 8.

Can the St. Louis Rams Make the Playoffs?

After a 10-year playoff drought, the Rams look to be in the postseason hunt.

Who is the Best Team in the NFL Today?

2015 has been an historic season. But who’s the premier team through seven weeks?

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 8

After seeing several chalk plays excel in Week 7, there are more obvious plays on the board in Week 8.

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 8

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 8?

The MVP Cases for Mike Trout and Josh Donaldson

Mike Trout and Josh Donaldson were the top two players in the American League and both have compelling cases for MVP.

Why Rishard Matthews Needs More Looks in the Dolphins' Passing Attack

One of the most efficient players in the league, Matthews is lacking opportunity.

Just How Good Was John Wall's Opening Night Performance?

Wall's performance on Wednesday night not only helped lead the Wizards to victory, but also his final stat line also placed him among respected company in NBA history.

John Wall Joins Lofty Group with Stat-Filled Season-Opening Win Over Magic

John Wall's performance on Wednesday night not only helped lead the Wizards to victory, but his final stat line also placed him amidst respected company in NBA history.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 10/31/15

Who will go big on All Hallows' Eve?

How Clemson Went From Punchline to Playoff Favorite

The Tigers have long been ridiculed for their inexplicable losses to unranked teams. But that Clemson is history thanks to a dominant defense and an offense powered by Heisman hopeful, Deshaun Watson.

What Should We Expect From Nicolas Batum in Fantasy Basketball This Year?

Batum could be primed for a big season in Charlotte. How good can he be?

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire for Week 8

Eddie Goldman is in a perfect position to make your IDP fantasy team feel young again in Week 8.

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 8

Chris Johnson keeps seeing a lot of work in Arizona's backfield. And in Week 8, against the Browns, he could come up big for your fantasy teams.

World Series Game 2 Preview: The Mets Look to Draw Even

After losing a heartbreaker in Game 1, New York will turn to their best starter to try and steal a game in Kansas City.

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 10/28/15

Can Khris Middleton step up his game with Giannis Antetokounmpo suspended for the Bucks' opener?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 8's Fantasy Score Team

Ryan Fitzpatrick has been on fire in fantasy football. Will he keep it going in Week 8?

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 8

How good can the St. Louis Rams be behind Todd Gurley and their defense?

NBA Opening Night Reactions and Overreactions

What should we take away from last night's games? What should we leave there?

How Did Chris Young Shut Down the Mets' Bats in Game 1?

Chris Young spun three no-hit innings of relief Tuesday to give the Royals the victory in Game 1. Where did he find this effectiveness?

Exploitation Theory: What the NFL Schedule Can Teach Us About Streaming Quarterbacks

Identifying the best and worst matchups for the remaining schedules of all 32 fantasy quarterbacks.

Regression Candidates Through Week 7: Dexter McCluster Is Our Leading Man

Dexter McCluster has a good chance to step out of the fantasy stage's wings and into the limelight.

Halting the Christine Michael Hype Train

After Darren McFadden's Week 7 emergence, it is time to shut down the Christine Michael hype.

Is Lamar Miller a Sell-High Candidate in Fantasy Football?

After the best two-game stretch of his career, can Lamar Miller sustain his recent success?

The AFC South Is the Worst Division in Football, But By How Much?

Nothing is going well for AFC South squads this year. Just how bad is it?

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 10/27/15

The NBA season kicks off tonight and LeBron James looks to make a statement that he's still the best player on the planet.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 8

Which wide receivers can help your fantasy football squads thanks to their great matchups this week?

Week 8 Fantasy Football Drop List: Cutting the Underachievers

Look for better options on your waiver wire than these under-performing players.

2015-16 NBA Power Rankings Preview: Projecting Records for All 30 Teams

A look at how our algorithms project that the 2015-16 NBA season will play out.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 8 Edition

With Antonio Gates missing last week's game, our faith in Ladarius Green paid off handsomely. Now looking ahead to Week 8, which tight end options are in good spots to produce?

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 8 Edition

Week 7 was a tough outing for defensive streamers, with both Washington and Pittsburgh falling short of expectations. Let's dust ourselves off and get back at it for Week 8.

How Should We Remember Torii Hunter's Career?

Torii Hunter was a solid player for a very long time, but he was never one of the game's top players. What should be his statistical legacy?

Week 7 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 7 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Key NBA Injuries

Are the Oakland Raiders Good Enough to Contend for a Playoff Spot?

Can the Raiders challenge for a postseason spot, or is their 3-3 record better than their metrics suggest?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 8

Marvin Jones gets a nice matchup in what could be an offensive-minded game. Who else is in a good spot in Week 8?

Week 8 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Jay Cutler Is Good Again

Cutler keeps producing fantasy points, and you can take advantage again in Week 8. Who else is in a good spot?

World Series Preview: New York vs. Kansas City

The 2015 version of the Fall Classic gets underway tonight. Will Matt Harvey and the Mets' staff shut down Kansas City?

Is New Orleans' Eric Gordon Headed for a Career Year?

With plenty of Pelicans injuries, Gordon will be leaned on for a significant role. Will this be his best yet?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 8

Was Charcandrick West's Week 7 performance a fluke or a sign of things to come?

NBA Opening Night: Numbers to Watch for Each Team

A number to keep an eye on for each of the six teams in tonight's matchups.

How Big of a Deal Has Ben Roethlisberger's Absence Been for the Steelers?

Landry Jones couldn't come through for Pittsburgh in Week 7, and if Ben Roethlisberger had been under center, the Steelers would've likely won.

Just How Good Is Jacksonville's Allen Robinson?

Robinson is emerging fast this year. Is he the real deal?

How New England Beat the Jets By Abandoning the Run

The Patriots came into Week 7 as the best rushing offense in the league and ignored the run game en route to a victory over the Jets.

Monday Night Football Preview: A Tale of Two Seasons

After both making the postseason in 2014, the Ravens and the Cardinals have taken drastically different paths in 2015. Can the Ravens get back on the right track?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 7

The Dolphins are using Lamar Miller more, and the results are overwhelmingly positive.

Predicting the NBA's Eastern Conference Playoff Picture

With the NBA season kicking off soon, we take a look at our projected playoff teams in the Eastern Conference.

Thursday Night Football Preview: It's Time for the Dolphins to Sink or Swim

Can the Dolphins keep their hot streak going when they run into the 6-0 Patriots in Foxboro Stadium this Thursday night?

Could Philip Rivers Finish as This Season's Best Fantasy Quarterback?

Can Philip Rivers continue his hot start this season to end the year as the best quarterback in fantasy football?

Tiering It Up: Which Quarterbacks Have Been Elite This Season?

In a wild season at the quarterback position, which players have risen to the top as top options so far?

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 8

Need some help filling in gaps on your fantasy football roster? Consider these players if they're available on your league's waiver wire.

Have the Columbus Blue Jackets Hit Rock Bottom?

The Blue Jackets are close to making history, so what can they do to reverse their fortunes?

Keep a Keen Eye on Keenan Allen in Week 7

Allen facing the 31st ranked pass defense may become must start material across DFS..

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire for Week 7

Linebacker Uani' Unga might be a new face in the NFL, but he plays like a golden oldie.

Week 7 FanDuel Tournament Pivots

Is Antonio Brown a worthwhile play this weekend against the Chiefs? In tournaments, he might be.

Week 7 DraftKings Tournament Pivots

Todd Gurley is the chalky play this week, but LeSean McCoy could be the perfect pivot in tournaments.

College Football Daily Fantasy Sleepers for Saturday 10/24/15

The Big Ten provides a handful of intriguing value plays this week for DFS players.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 7

Here are four defenses that can help you on FanDuel this weekend.

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 7

Looking for a sneaky play in a deep league or large daily fantasy tournament? Consider these guys.

3 Week 7 Storylines to Watch: The AFC East Grudge Match

Do the Jets stand a chance to dethrone their bitter AFC East rivals this year?

Can the Houston Texans Rely on Hoyer?

The Texans have had a quarterback controversy since the season started. They have a decision to make, and the numbers say it shouldn't take them long to decide.

Is Steven Matz the New York Mets' Secret Weapon or Weak Link?

Matz doesn't have many Major League innings in his career, but can he help the Mets in the World Series?

Comparing the Mets' Rotation to Other Young World Series Staffs

Is this group of Mets pitchers the best young rotation to pitch in a World Series?

Will Paul George's Move to Power Forward Pay off for the Indiana Pacers?

What does George's expected move to power forward mean for the Pacers?

Has the Time Come for Fantasy Football Owners to Give Up on Eddie Lacy?

Lacy's production and role have diminished as the season has progressed, is it time for his owners to take action?

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 10/24/15

Anxious for a college football-filled Saturday? Study up on these guys you should be playing in fantasy this weekend.

4 Single-Season NFL Records That Could Be in Jeopardy

Can these players maintain their prolific pace to break some single-season records?

Is DeAndre Hopkins the Best Wide Receiver in Football?

Hopkins’ incredible start calls for a reassessment of where he stands among the NFL’s elite.

How Utah Ended Up an Underdog to USC

It's not common for a top-five team to be an underdog, but the USC-Utah game is historically rare.

How Does Daniel Murphy's National League Championship Series Compare to Other Top Performances?

Just how does Murphy's incredible performance against the Cubs, and this entire postseason, stack up among the all-time greats?

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 7

With some glaring value plays on the board, where else can you turn your attention in Week 7?

What Should Fantasy Football Owners Do With Jeremy Hill?

Jeremy Hill's production has been erratic through six weeks of football. What should fantasy owners do?

Cam Newton Is Good, But He's Not the NFL's Most Valuable Player

The Panthers are 5-0, and now there's talk about Cam Newton being the league's MVP. Is he deserving of consideration?

What to Make of the Miami Dolphins

After one game with Dan Campbell as their coach, the Dolphins look rejuvenated; will they remain this way or is this a one-game fluke?

Who Is the Dallas Mavericks' John Jenkins?

One of the leading scorers this preseason, what should we expect from John Jenkins this year?

No, David Price Is Not a Poor Postseason Pitcher

David Price's postseason ERA is above 5, but this has more to do with randomness and bad luck than an inability to handle October pressure.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 7

Although there are some obvious plays in Week 7, there are others that may fly under the radar as a result.

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 7

Wondering who to roster on FanDuel in Week 7? Start by targeting these studs.

Should the Los Angeles Lakers Start Brandon Bass or Julius Randle at Power Forward?

Does it make sense for the Lakers to give the veteran the nod over their former first-round pick?

Regression Candidates Through Week 6: Darren McFadden, Rebranded

Darren McFadden: Half the price, half the health, all the per-play fantasy upside.

How Marco Estrada Is Having Success for the Toronto Blue Jays

He doesn't throw hard and doesn't strike guys out. So how does Marco Estrada do it?

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 7

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 7?

5 Fantasy Basketball Busts for 2015-16

Based on our projections for the 2015-16 NBA season, here are five busts we think will underperform based on their ADP.

Can the Pittsburgh Steelers' Strong Start Be Sustained?

Overcoming both suspensions and injuries at key roster spots, the Pittsburgh Steelers have clawed their way to a 4-2 record. Is the best still to come?

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 7

Need a lower-cost player for your FanDuel lineups this weekend? We've got you covered.

Can We Trust Chris Ivory in Fantasy Football?

On pace to shatter career highs across the board, can Chris Ivory finish the season as an elite running back?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 7

Late-round and waiver wire quarterbacks have dominated fantasy football this season. Will that continue in Week 7?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 7's FantasyScore Team

Devonta Freeman has been unstoppable over the past five weeks, and don't expect him to slow down this week against the Titans.

Should Wesley Johnson Start Over Paul Pierce for the Los Angeles Clippers?

Pierce and Johnson are locked in a battle for the starting small forward spot. Who should win?

Should You Avoid Jarrett Jack in Fantasy Basketball This Year?

As the starting point guard for the Nets, Jack has a clear path to production. Will he capitalize?

Does Brandon Knight Have Early-Round Draft Value in Fantasy Basketball?

What is Brandon Knight's fantasy value heading into his first full season in Phoenix?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 6

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the sixth week of NFL action.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 7

Despite the injury to Ben Roethlisberger, the Pittsburgh Steelers are 4-2. Where do they sit in our analytically-driven power rankings?

5 Players to Stash in Fantasy Football

These lightly-owned players could prove difference makers down the stretch.

Is the Green Bay Packers' Defense as Good as It Seems?

Julius Peppers and Clay Matthews lead one of the NFL's best pass-rushes; is this enough for the Packers' defense to thrive?

With Enough Chaos, Could the AAC Champion Be in the College Football Playoff Conversation?

With three undefeated teams currently ranked in the Top 25, the American Athletic Conference elite are putting together resumés that may demand the attention of the Playoff Committee

Why the Minnesota Vikings Need to Keep Stefon Diggs on the Field

In a small sample size, Stefon Diggs has outperformed his teammates. It would be in the Vikings' best interest to keep feeding him targets.

Fantasy Hoops Strategy: 2015-16 Draft Targets When Punting Turnovers

Players to target at each position if you're punting turnovers in fantasy basketball.

Should the Oklahoma City Thunder Start Enes Kanter or Steven Adams at Center?

Which center will help the Thunder dethrone the defending champs?

Is It Time for the Washington Redskins to Bench Kirk Cousins?

Are the critics justified in their cries for a new signal caller in Washington?

Has Jay Cutler Finally Turned the Corner With His Career?

Cutler has turned in three consecutive impressive performances, but can it continue?

5 Fantasy Basketball Sleepers for 2015-16

Based on our projections for the 2015-16 NBA season, here are five sleepers who should outperform their ADP.

Will Devonta Freeman Continue Producing Like an Elite Fantasy Football Running Back?

Can Freeman continue his pace, or is serious regression in the near future?

Why Damian Lillard Is a First-Round Pick in Fantasy Basketball

After losing four of their five starters from last season, the Blazers are going to lean on Damian Lillard, and it might make him a top-10 fantasy player this season.

Why Andy Dalton Can Continue His Fantasy Football Tear

With a start as red hot as his hair, Andy Dalton is here to stay.

8 Fantasy Hoops Players Expecting Bigger Roles as Starters

These former bench players have paid their dues and are primed for a boost in production.

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Why the Chicago Cubs Can Beat Jacob deGrom in Game 3

Chicago is in a seemingly dire situation, but here's why they should be optimistic heading into Game 3.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 7 Edition

With recent tight end phenom Gary Barnidge now too highly owned to be considered a streamer, here are a few worthwhile options for Week 7.

Week 7 Fantasy Football Drop List: Cutting Ties With Denver

It's time to drop the replacement-level talent from your roster.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 7 Edition

Week 6's streaming defenses were an underwhelming group, but with Week 7 on the horizon, here are a few defenses in plus matchups ready for us to exploit.

6 NBA Rookies to Have on Your Fantasy Basketball Radar

Who among this year's rookie class is worth a pick in your 2015 fantasy draft?

Examining Kevin Pillar's Postseason Impact on the Toronto Blue Jays

Despite not having the same reputation as some of his teammates, Kevin Pillar has been producing at the bottom of the order in the playoffs.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 7

Four fantasy-relevant NFL teams are on bye in Week 7, opening the door for plenty of sleepers to post high fantasy finishes.

Fantasy Hoops Strategy: 2015-16 Draft Targets When Punting Free Throw Percentage

Players to target at each position if you're punting free throw percentage in fantasy basketball.

Thursday Night Football Preview: Once Upon a Time in the West

While the 49ers-Seahawks rivalry isn't what it used to be, their next meeting in this week's Thursday Night Football game is guaranteed to be another hard-fought NFC West battle.

Lance Stephenson: NBA Star or Scrub?

Los Angeles Clippers guard Lance Stephenson believes he's a star, but is there any evidence to support his claim?

Week 6 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 6 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Week 7 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Derek Carr Might Be Good

Derek Carr and Amari Cooper could be in store for some big numbers against the Chargers in Week 7.

What Nicklas Backstrom's Return Means for the Washington Capitals

Analyzing the influence of Nicklas Backstrom on the Capitals' performance.

Colin Kaepernick Has Actually Been Much Better Than You Think

Kaepernick's struggles are well known, but there are some redeeming aspects in his numbers.

Is This the Worst Baltimore Ravens Team Since the Turn of the Century?

Things aren't great in Baltimore right now, but is this the worst team since 2000?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 7

Christine Michael is about to get a bigger role in Dallas, making him a top waiver wire add this week. What other players should be on your radar?

5 Fantasy Basketball Breakout Candidates for 2015-16

Based on our projections for the 2015-16 NBA season, here are five players poised for a breakout.

Daniel Murphy Is Channeling Surprise Heroes of Postseasons Past

Daniel Murphy isn't the first player to come out of nowhere and get ridiculously hot in the playoffs.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 7

Which wide receivers can help your fantasy football squads thanks to their great matchups this week?

How Philip Rivers Gave the Chargers a Chance to Beat the Packers

San Diego had to rely heavily on Philip Rivers against Green Bay, and it almost worked.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 6

DeAndre Hopkins continued his hot start in Week 6. Was he the best offensive player of the week?

Monday Night Football Preview: An Early-Season Must-Win for Philadelphia?

The Eagles may be better than their 2-3 record says, but they can still barely afford to lose Monday to the division-leading Giants.

Fantasy Hoops Strategy: 2015-16 Draft Targets When Punting Field Goal Percentage

Players to target at each position if you're punting field goal percentage in fantasy basketball.

Staff Fantasy Basketball Draft Recap: Analysis of Our 12-Team Head-to-Head League

The numberFire hoops writers recently drafted their 12-team fantasy basketball league. Here are the results, complete with analysis.

Stats and Trends: Could Robbie Ray Break Out Next Year?

Robbie Ray had a dramatic shift in his second-half peripherals. Could he be a breakout player in 2016?

National League Championship Series Preview: Can the Cubs Actually Do This Thing?

The Mets haven't been to the World Series in 15 years. It's been a bit longer for the Cubs.

Does Sammy Watkins Have a Point About His Targets?

Sammy Watkins wants more love in the passing game, but does he deserve it?

Is Doug Martin's Resurgence the Real Deal?

​After two dismal seasons, Doug Martin is finally producing again. Can he keep performing?

Week 6 NFL FanDuel Tournament Pivots

You can't be all chalk in tournaments. Let's take a look at some players to use instead of the popular weekly picks.

Fantasy Football: 7 Players to Avoid in Week 6

Which players are most likely to fall short of expectations in Week 6?

Is the Alfred Morris Era in Washington Over?

Can incumbent Alfred Morris regain his lead in the polls, or is his time leading the Washington backfield done?

College Football Daily Fantasy Sleepers for Saturday 10/17/15

The Oregon Ducks are in the crosshairs this week as we identify value plays for Week 7.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 6

Can the Broncos continue their reign of defensive dominance?

2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Big Man Rankings: Anthony Davis Leads the Way

The Brow is at the top, but who are some of the other big men you want in fantasy in 2015-16?

2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Wing Player Rankings: Another Year to Fear the Beard

How some of the biggest names in the NBA project for the upcoming fantasy season.

Week 6 NFL DraftKings Tournament Pivots

You can't be all chalk in tournaments. Let's take a look at some players to use instead of the popular weekly picks.

American League Championship Series Preview: Small Ball Versus Long Ball

The Royals and Blue Jays have very different thoughts on what wins baseball games. Which theory wins out here? Let's look at what numberFire's algorithms say.

Can the Arizona Cardinals Continue Their Hot Start?

While preseason expectations were modest, the Cardinals have been one of the top teams in the NFL this year, begging the question as to whether they can continue this success.

2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Point Guard Rankings: Can Anyone Touch Stephen Curry?

Stephen Curry has become a clear number one point guard in fantasy hoops. Does anyone else even come close?

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 7

Which players on your league's waiver wire should you be targeting going into Week 7 of the NFL season?

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 6

With Justin Forsett's status unclear, Buck Allen could be set up for a big game. Who else can cash in on good opportunities?

3 Week 6 Storylines to Watch: Will the Patriots Continue Their Dominance Against the Colts?

The Patriots seem like a team possessed in 2015. Can the Colts halt their progress in Indianapolis?

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 6

The hosts run through their favorite plays of the week, including Eddie Lacy in a bounce-back spot.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 10/17/15

There is no need to pay up at running back this week, as favorable matchups are your friend.

The New York Giants' Offense Could Use More Shane Vereen

The Giants figured out how to use Shane Vereen in Week 5, and it should be something that continues moving forward.

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire for Week 6

Kevin Minter is seizing his opportunity, and so can you.

Just How Good Is the Cincinnati Bengals' Passing Offense?

Is the early-season success of Andy Dalton and the Cincinnati passing game sustainable?

Why the New England Patriots' Offense Is About to Get Even Better

The Patriots already have a top offense in the NFL, and they're about to gain another weapon.

How Johnny Cueto Carried the Royals to the American League Championship Series

After struggling the whole second half, Johnny Cueto was dominant Wednesday night, helping the Royals defeat the Astros in a deciding Game 5. How did he reverse course and do it?

Fantasy Hoops Strategy: 2015-16 Draft Targets When Punting Blocks

Players to target at each position if you're punting assists in fantasy basketball.

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 6

Which low-priced FanDuel options can provide value in your Week 6 lineups?

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 6

Narratives aside, the Patriots could be prepared to sling the ball all across the field Sunday against the Colts.

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 6

Target these studs as anchors for your FanDuel lineups in Week 6.

Is John Brown on the Verge of a Breakout for the Arizona Cardinals?

Having been overshadowed by teammate Larry Fitzgerald through the first five games of the season, is John Brown primed for a breakout of his own?

How the Toronto Blue Jays Won the Craziest Game You'll Ever See

It was an instant classic that allowed the Blue Jays to advance to the ALCS for the first time since 1993.

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 6

Which studs and value plays should you target on DraftKings in Week 6?

Will Ahmad Bradshaw Energize the Indianapolis Colts' Offense?

Ahmad Bradshaw is going to be music to the Indianapolis Colts' ears.

Why DeAndre Hopkins Could Have One of the Best Receiving Seasons Ever

Despite sub-par quarterberack play, Hopkins is still stuffing that stat sheet.

The Perfect Lineup: Week 6's FantasyScore Team

Arian Foster is finally healthy and looks to take advantage of an outstanding matchup against the Jaguars.

Will Justin Forsett Continue to Be Productive?

After a very slow start to the season are the last two weeks a sign that Forsett is back?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 6

Kendall Wright had a disappointing Week 5, but he could turn things around in Week 6.

How Much Breakout Potential Does C.J. McCollum Have?

McCollum ended last season with a bang. Can he continue the momentum this season?

Could DeMarcus Cousins Win the NBA MVP Award in 2015-16?

Demarcus Cousins says the MVP is his to grab. How likely is this to occur?

4 Bounce Back Candidates to Target in Fantasy Basketball Drafts

Don't overlook these players simply because of down years in 2014-15.

Regression Candidates Through Week 5: Willie Snead Is a Bringer of Hope

New Orleans Saints' wide receiver Willie Snead is injecting life -- and hope -- into this downtrodden offense.

Predicting the NBA's Western Conference Playoff Picture

With the NBA season nearing, we take a look at the potential Western Conference playoff picture.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 6

Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are on a mission, but are they the best team in football?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 5

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the fifth week of NFL action.

Can C.J. Spiller Help the New Orleans Saints' Offense?

With the defense struggling again, the Saints offense has to find ways to outscore opponents.

Why Did the Blue Jays Choose to Start Marcus Stroman in Game 5?

Looking at the differences between Marcus Stroman and David Price, it's not outrageous that John Gibbons chose to gave the ball to the young ace in the making.

Fantasy Hoops Strategy: 2015-16 Draft Targets When Punting Steals

Players to target at each position if you're punting steals in fantasy basketball.

Is It Time to Drop Ameer Abdullah in Fantasy Football?

Will the Ameer Abdullah breakout actually happen this year?

Why Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines Are Big Ten Contenders

Led by arguably the best defense in the nation, Jim Harbaugh's first season in Ann Arbor has already been a success.

3 Under-the-Radar Teams Poised to Make a Run at the College Football Playoffs

While Michigan is rightfully garnering the national attention, a series of other teams outside the top 5 must use Week 7 to prove they are contenders.

Clayton Kershaw Is a Narrative Killer

The former Cy Young Award winner proved he's still pretty awesome. Even in October.

Why Charcandrick West Is the Running Back to Own in Kansas City

A little-known, undrafted free agent will get the first crack at replacing Jamaal Charles.

Why Charcandrick West is the back to own in Kansas City

A little-known, undrafted free agent will get the first chance to replace Jamaal Charles

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 6

Marvin Jones has a lot going for him despite a tough matchup. Who could produce in Week 6?

The 5 Best NFL Defenses Through Week 5

Who are the five most efficient defenses through the first five weeks of the season?

The 5 Best NFL Offenses Through Week 5

Who are the five most efficient offenses through the first five weeks of the season?

​Is Duke Johnson the Next Big Thing?

Johnson has already flashed play making ability coupled with a dynamic skill set. Can he catapult the Cleveland Browns (and your fantasy team) to the top?

Is Duke Johnson the Next Big Thing?

Johnson has already flashed play making ability coupled with a dynamic skill set. Can he catapult the Cleveland Browns (and your fantasy team) to the top?

Who should be the Houston Texans Quarterback?

With neither Ryan Mallett or Brian Hoyer stamping their authority on the job, I take a look at who should be the Texans starting quarterback

Is Blake Bortles Becoming a Good NFL Quarterback?

Blake Bortles has piled up stats this season, but are they reflective of his on-field play?

Is Duke Johnson the Next Big Thing?

Johnson has already flashed play making ability coupled with a dynamic skill set. Can he catapult Cleveland (and your fantasy team) to the top?

Is Duke Johnson the Next Big Thing?

Johnson has already flashed play making ability coupled with a dynamic skill set. Can he catapult Cleveland (and your fantasy team) to the top?

Is There a Saints Receiver Worth Owning in Fantasy Football?

The Saints have looked like a shell of themselves making us wonder if it is worth owning a receiver of theirs.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 6 Edition

Keeping an eye on favorable matchups, let's look on to Week 6 for great streaming options.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 6 Edition

Week 5 was an interesting one for NFL tight ends. What can we expect moving into Week 6?

Week 6 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Jay Cutler Is Back

Cutler has a bad reputation as an on-field passer, but he keeps getting the job done on the fantasy gridiron.

Fantasy Hoops Strategy: 2015-16 Draft Targets When Punting Assists

Players to target at each position if you're punting assists in fantasy basketball.

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 6

Which wide receivers can help your fantasy football squads thanks to their great matchups this week?

How the Chicago Cubs Made History in Their Game 3 Win

The ball was flying out of Wrigley Field on Monday, which led to a very special night.

Week 5 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 5 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

5 Keys to Pulling Off a Fantasy Football Trade

Having trouble making trades in your fantasy leagues? Try these six tips to get a deal done.

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 6

Peyton Manning has been a fantasy football staple for years, but this season has been a nightmare. Is it time to drop him?

Thursday Night Football Preview: Shootout in New Orleans

The Falcons will look to remain undefeated when they visit New Orleans for their Thursday Night Football game against the Saints.

Week 6 Fantasy Football Drop List: Giving up on Stafford

With the quarterback position as deep as ever in fantasy football, Stafford isn't getting it done. Are other quarterbacks cut-worthy?

Yes, This Is a Weird Year for Fantasy Football Quarterbacks

Quarterback scoring has been all over the place in 2015, but is it really all that different compared to last season?

Fantasy Hoops Strategy: 2015-16 Draft Targets When Punting Rebounds

Players to target at each position if you're punting rebounds in fantasy basketball.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 5

Gary Barnidge is becoming one of the most productive tight ends in the game. Was he the best offensive player in Week 5?

Are Fast-Paced College Football Teams More Successful?

Pace doesn't exactly equal wins for college football teams in 2015, but do squads benefit from playing fast?

Monday Night Football Preview: A Shootout Foiled

The Chargers are favored to beat the Steelers Monday night, but does that mean they can hold down Le'Veon and company?

Can We Find Any Fantasy Hoops Help From the Philadelphia 76ers?

Can an annual cellar dweller help your fantasy basketball team?

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading into Week 6

Target these players on waivers to strengthen your team heading into Week 6.

Can the Minnesota Vikings Fix Their Passing Attack?

What's wrong with the Vikings' passing offense, and can they right the ship?

Understanding the Travis Benjamin Breakout

To start the year, Travis Benjamin has been a revelation in Cleveland. Can he maintain this pace, or will it prove to be a fluke?

Why Clayton Kershaw Should Win the National League Cy Young Award

Despite a higher ERA than Jake Arrieta and Zack Greinke, advanced stats suggest Clayton Kershaw has been the best pitcher in baseball this sesaon.

Jimmy Graham in Seattle: An Efficient but Underused Option

What’s behind Seattle’s use of their star tight so far this season?

4 Rookie Wide Receivers Who Are Already Impressing in 2015

Tyler Lockett is already showing off his big-play potential in the NFL. Which fellow rookie receivers are pleasant surprises thus far?

National League Division Series Preview: New York vs. Los Angeles

New York is finally back in the postseason, while L.A. seeks their first title in more than a quarter century.

Do The Ravens Have a Viable Threat Outside Of Steve Smith?

Can The Ravens Replace Torrey Smith?

3 Week 5 Storylines to Watch: Have the Bengals Taken the Next Step?

The Bengals have been a well-oiled machine through the first quarter of the season. Can they bring the heat against the Seahawks in Week 5?

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 5

There are good options for every price range this week when building your lineups.

4 Rookie Running Backs Who Are Already Impressing in 2015

David Johnson of the Arizona Cardinals has speed, size, and strength; he does it all.

Week 6 College Football Best Bets: Watch for Big Bounce Backs

Efficiency numbers suggest there may be some value in teams that underperformed last week. Let's take a look.

Colby Rasmus: The Perfect Astro

In his one season with the Astros, Colby Rasmus has been the prototype of what the team is looking for.

How Will Grier and the Florida Gators Became Challengers in the SEC East

After two mediocre seasons, Florida football is back in the national conversation, thanks to an improved offense and continued excellence on defense.

Can Chandler Parsons Step Up as the Face of the Dallas Mavericks?

Chandler Parsons has the opportunity to be the next star for the Dallas Mavericks.

Can Chandler Parsons Step Up as the Face of the Dallas Mavericks?

Chandler Parsons has the opportunity to be the next Mavericks star

Are the Carolina Panthers Legitimate Super Bowl Contenders?

After starting the season 4-0, the Carolina Panthers are red hot. Can they continue their winning ways as we move into the heart of the season?

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 5

Which longshots have a chance to put up big fantasy numbers this week?

Clay Steady as a Rock: Exponential Bargain in Week 5

Tight End Charles Clay has become a rock steady play at Tight End, no pun intended. Receving 20 targets in the past two weeks alone against a depleted Titans secondary leaves room for optimism across all fantasy leagues.

Why the New York Giants Will Win the NFC East

Big Blue is just 2-2, so how do they have a 44.3 percent chance of winning the division?

Week 5 NFL DraftKings Tournament Pivots

You can't be all chalk in tournaments. Let's take a look at some players to use instead of the popular weekly picks.

Making Sense of the Larry Fitzgerald Renaissance

Through the first four weeks, Fitzgerald has been vintage. Can he keep it up?

National League Division Series Preview: Chicago vs. St. Louis

One of baseball's greatest rivalries gets the October treatment. Which team is in the best shape to advance?

Just How Good Are the New York Jets?

Just one win shy of their total wins from a season ago, the Jets are looking like serious contenders this season.

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 5

Where can you find some salary-saving value on FanDuel for Week 5?

Week 5 NFL FanDuel Tournament Pivots

You can't be all chalk in tournaments. Let's take a look at some players to use instead of the popular weekly picks.

Does Ronnie Hillman Deserve a Bigger Role in the Denver Offense?

As C.J. Anderson continues to struggle, is it time for Ronnie Hillman to get an opportunity as the lead back in Denver?

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 5

Entering Week 5, all of the hosts are all about the Patriots. But which assets should you be using in which types of games?

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 10/10/15

This is a Saturday to pay up for a couple of quarterback-to-wide receiver connections. Who are they?

Fantasy Basketball: Who Benefits From the Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Injury?

Kidd-Gilchrist's injury could create extra opportunities for a few Hornets this year. Who sees the biggest boost?

Is Melvin Gordon Really as Bad as It Seems?

After a rough start to his rookie season, do the numbers indicate that Melvin Gordon is struggling as much as it seems?

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 5

The Cardinals have gotten off to a hot start thus far, and it doesn't look like that will stop in Week 5.

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 5

Have a rough Week 4? Here are seven studs you can build your lineups around in Week 5.

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 4

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the third week of NFL action.

American League Division Series Preview: Houston vs. Kansas City

The defending AL champs take on the upstart wild card winners in this best-of-five showdown. Who will come out on top?

10 Wide Receivers With Great Cornerback Matchups in Week 5

Which wide receivers can help your fantasy football squads thanks to their great matchups this week?

Why You Should be Buying Carlos Carrasco in Dynasty Fantasy Baseball Next Year

Carlos Carrasco's peripheral stats paint him as one of the best pitchers in baseball. In 2016, his traditional stats may finally reflect that.

It's Time for Less Joseph Randle and More Darren McFadden

Joseph Randle hasn't shown enough to be the Cowboys starting running back, which means Darren McFadden deserves a larger role.

Can the Baltimore Ravens turn it around this year?

Was their win against Pittsburgh just a mirage?

American League Division Series Preview: Texas vs. Toronto

Two of the American League's hottest teams down the stretch meet in what could be a five-game barn-burner.

Fantasy Hoops Strategy: 2015-16 Draft Targets When Punting Three-Pointers

Players to target at each position if you're punting three-pointers in fantasy basketball.

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 5

Jay Cutler was a good fantasy start against Oakland last week, but will it continue in Kansas City?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 5's FantasyScore Team

Le'Veon Bell has been on fire since his return from suspension. Can he stay hot this week against the Chargers?

Should the Detroit Lions Consider Moving on From Matthew Stafford?

Has Stafford worn out his welcome in Motown?

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 5

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 5?

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire for Week 5

Manti Te'o's got you covered this week in IDP fantasy football.

Is It Time to Sell Keenan Allen in Fantasy Football?

Is Allen's tenure as a reliable fantasy receiver over now that Antonio Gates is back on the field?

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 5

Does Green Bay have the best team in football?

Would Eddie Lacy Be Just Another NFL Running Back Without Aaron Rodgers?

Aaron Rodgers is and has been one of the NFL's best passers. Is he the only reason Lacy is successful?

What Is Ryan Mathews' Fantasy Football Value in the Eagles Offense?

Taking a deeper look at Ryan Mathews and how he stacks up against his peers, both in his backfield and around the league.

How Good Has Martellus Bennett Been This Season?

Has Martellus Bennett played his way back into the conversation as a top-tier tight end this season?

Gary Barnidge: The Career Journeyman Who Can Win You Fantasy Football Games

You may not have heard of him before this season, but Gary Barnidge has been among the top tight ends this season.

Can Amari Cooper Keep Producing in the Raiders' Offense?

Cooper is off to a hot start through four weeks. Is the production for real?

Should We Be Buying Jeremy Maclin in Fantasy Football?

Maclin's departure to Kansas City dropped him from fantasy radars. Should he be a target now?

National League Wild Card Game Preview: Solving Arrieta

The Pirates will have to solve the unhittable Jake Arrieta if they want to play more baseball. Can they?

National League Wild Card Game Preview: Solving Arrieta

The Pirates will have to solve the unhittable Jake Arrieta if they want to play more baseball.

The Paul George Power Forward Experiment

The Pacers will be experimenting with their franchise player, gambling minutes on moving the hesitant Paul George to the power forward position.

Why Phoenix Suns Forward T.J. Warren Needs Your Attention in Fantasy Hoops

T.J. Warren could be the steal of your draft.

Regression Candidates Through Week 4: The Sunny Side of Josh McCown

No one expected much from him coming into 2015, but Josh McCown is looking better and better as the weeks go by.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 5

Bye weeks got you in a rut? Why not try one of these 10 sleepers this week?

Fantasy Hoops Strategy: 2015-16 Draft Targets When Punting Points

Players to target at each position if you're punting points in fantasy basketball.

Without Ben Roethlisberger, buy or sell the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Is Eric Decker Jetting Towards Great Value This Year in Fantasy Football?

Eric Decker has started the season well, but can he maintain his success for the rest of the year?

6 Players Ready to Bounce Back in Fantasy Football

Some players have gotten off to slow starts, but don't quit on them just yet.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 5 Edition

Rolling with the Packers against the 49ers was a good move for streamers last week. Should we target the 49ers again this week?

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 5 Edition

Charles Clay came through for us again in Week 4 but now is too highly owned to be considered a streaming option anymore. Here are a few Week 5 options that are poised to take his place.

Is Devonta Freeman for Real?

After taking the league by storm over the last two weeks, can Devonta Freeman sustain his record-setting pace?

Can Tavon Austin Sustain Successful Play as a Wide Receiver?

Tavon Austin showed his potential against Arizona, but is it something that can continue?

Should the San Francisco 49ers Bench Colin Kaepernick for Blaine Gabbert?

Kaepernick's brutal start to the season has many asking if it's time to turn to Blaine Gabbert. Would that be the right call?

Week 5 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Trusting Alex Smith

Alex Smith faces the Bears in Week 5, and he should be a safe source of fantasy points.

Using Our Power Rankings to Predict the 2015 World Series Champion

After 162 games, which team do our algorithms see as having the best shot at the World Series?

How Important Is Derrick Rose to the Chicago Bulls?

What does a detailed look at the team's success with and without Rose reveal?

American League Wild Card Game Preview: Will the Yankees Fend off the Astros?

Masahiro Tanaka will face a power-hitting Astros squad. Will he be able to suppress the bats?

Week 4 Proved It: The NFL Has a Kicker Problem

Josh Scobee is just one of a legion of kickers struggling in 2015. What's going on with the NFL's legs?

Can the Atlanta Falcons Really Be a Super Bowl Contender?

Do the Falcons have what it takes to make a run for the Lombardi Trophy?

Is Todd Gurley Primed for a Dominant Rookie Season?

After a big Week 4, what is Todd Gurley's potential in this revamped St. Louis Rams offense?

Is Leonard Fournette a Lock to Win the Heisman?

While Fournette is the favorite to win the Heisman this season, there are some long shots worth paying attention to.

6 MLB Batting Stats That Will Surprise You

Now that the 2015 regular season is over, let's take a look at some of the weirdest offensive stats from it.

Week 4 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 4 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Thursday Night Football Preview: Better Luck Next Time

With Luck likely out for the Colts Thursday night, how will Indy fare against the Houston Texans?

Can Houston really challenge Indy this year for the division?

With Luck injured and Foster returning the Texans have a real shot at the AFC East

Week 5 Fantasy Football Drop List: Time to Move on From Joique Bell?

Don't miss out on the next Karlos Williams. Drop the dead weight from your roster now.

Using Fantasy Football Strategy to Draft Your Fantasy Basketball Team: Power Forwards and Centers

How are we to draft big men based on fantasy football drafting principles?

The 3 Most Efficient Offenses in College Football

Who do the numbers say are the best offenses in the early part of the NCAA football season?

Will Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel Be a Better Fantasy Hockey Option in 2015-16?

Evaluating the fantasy potential for the NHL's top draft picks in the 2015-16 season.

What Firing Joe Philbin Means for the Miami Dolphins

After a 1-3 start, the Dolphins fired their head coach. Can they turn their season around?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 5

Is it time to give up on Lamar Miller, or should you be looking to buy?

Which Chicago Blackhawks Can You Trust in Fantasy Hockey?

The Stanley Cup Champs made a few roster changes this offseason, many of which have fantasy implications.

Monday Night Football Preview: Failure to Launch

Both the Seahawks and Lions have failed to meet expectations thus far this year. Can the Lions steal a win and avoid an 0-4 start?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 4

Devonta Freeman went nuts again in Week 4, but was he the best player of the week?

Roy Hibbert: The Los Angeles Lakers' Big Question Mark

Where does Roy Hibbert fit into the Lakers season?

How Max Scherzer Made History With His Second No-Hitter of 2015

For the second time this season, Scherzer no-hit somebody, and it was almost the greatest pitching performance of all time.

The Patriots F U Tour Part Deux

The 2015 Patriots are going to Sweep the Leg

The Patriots F U Tour Part Deux

The 2015 Patriots are going to Sweep the Leg

The Patriots F U Tour Part Deux

The 2015 Patriots are going to Sweep the Leg

The Patriots F U Tour Part Deux

The 2015 Patriots are going to Sweep the Leg

The Numbers Behind the Miami Dolphins' Struggles

Despite high preseason expectations, Miami's early season has not gone well.

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 5

Which players are worth using your waiver priority or free agent budget on this week?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 10/02/15

Mike Trout and the Angels look to continue their late season push to the playoffs tonight against the rival Rangers.

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 4

Week 4 can be a crucial week in fantasy football. If you need to roll the dice on a deep play, consider these guys.

Was John Henson at $44 Million Over 4 Years a Good Buy for the Milwaukee Bucks?

Henson got an extension from the Bucks. Is he worth that kind of money?

Fantasy Football: 7 Players to Avoid in Week 4

Which players are most likely to fall short of expectations in Week 4?

College Football Daily Fantasy Sleepers for Saturday 10/3/15

After a boom-or-bust Week 4, we're back with sleepers to help you balance out your DFS lineup.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 4

Is it worth spending up on a defense again this week, or should you be looking to save salary?

3 Week 4 Storylines to Watch: Can the Colts Right the Ship?

The Colts have looked out of sync behind a shaky Andrew Luck for three weeks. Can they get it right in Week 4?

Life Without Big Ben: How Michael Vick Affects Antonio Brown's Potential

Was Antonio Brown's Thursday night performance against the Ravens a sign of things to come without Big Ben?

The Math Behind Pittsburgh's Epic Thursday Night Loss

The Steelers looked like they were about to improve to 3-1, but then disaster struck.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 10/2/15

With the playoffs just around the corner, several teams still fighting for spots have tasty matchups Friday.

Just How Bad Were Michael Vick and Joe Flacco on Thursday Night Football?

Thursday night's game between Baltimore and Pittsburgh was an exciting one, despite poor play from both quarterbacks.

​Are Andy Dalton and Tyrod Taylor Every-Week Starters for Fantasy Football Teams?

Andy Dalton and Tyrod Taylor have produced well through the first three games of the season, but can this production continue?

Why the Cleveland Indians Were One of Baseball's Unluckiest Teams This Season

While their record does not show it, the Indians have performed like one of the best teams in baseball this season.

Does Starting Earlier Disrupt a Quarterback’s Development?

Many people point to the career arc of Aaron Rodgers as proof that a quarterback should sit and learn. Does this affect their careers?

Is Dirk Nowitzki Just a Fantasy Basketball Relic?

Once a no-doubt first-round pick in fantasy, where should we be drafting Nowitzki in 2015-16?

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 10/3/15

With many fantasy-friendly games on the schedule this weekend, who do our numbers say you should target?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 10/01/15

Bryce Harper looks to add to his MVP resume tonight against the Braves.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 4

The Week 4 podcast looks at the slate's top plays, including the upside in the Buffalo Bills' offense.

7 FanDuel Bargains for Week 4

Which low-salary players should you be targeting in your FanDuel lineups this week?

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire for Week 4

Pernell McPhee has the opportunity of his career; he now keys the pass-rush for the Chicago Bears. Is he worth an IDP pickup?

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 4

Playing on FanDuel this weekend? Target these studs to help round your Week 4 lineups into form.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 10/1/15

The Twins need a win tonight to keep pushing for the playoffs, and they've got a matchup that could let them do so.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 4

The Raiders' rushing offense has been able to find holes through the first three weeks, and they're in a positive matchup on Sunday.

Is Reggie Jackson an Elite Fantasy Basketball Point Guard?

After being traded to the Pistons last season, Jackson's fantasy value exploded. Can he sustain it for an entire season in Detroit?

Using Fantasy Football Strategy to Draft Your Fantasy Basketball Team: Small Forwards

How does fantasy football strategy suggest we draft small forwards in fantasy basketball?

3 Potential Trade Destinations for Matt Forte

With Chicago setting their eyes on the future and trading off assets for draft picks, which teams should try to make a deal for Pro Bowl tailback Matt Forte?

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 4

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 4?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 4

Melvin Gordon has gotten his rookie season off to a slow start, but Week 4 could change everything.

Regression Candidates Through Week 3: Leonard Hankerson Is Haute Cuisine

Leonard Hankerson was a risky-looking dish in the 2015 preseason, but is turning out to be quite tasty for fantasy owners.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 9/30/15

Yoenis Cespedes has been on fire since joining the Mets and looks to stay hot as New York prepares for the playoffs.

The Cleveland Cavaliers Should Not Give Tristan Thompson a Maximum Extension

Tristan Thompson wants the 5-year max worth $94 million from the Cavaliers. Here are some reasons he's not worth that.

Why Latavius Murray Can Maintain His Early-Season Success

After a fantastic start to the 2015 season, Murray could continue to receive the workload needed to be a top NFL back.

How the Ben Roethlisberger Injury Impacts the Pittsburgh Steelers' Playoff Hopes

Ben Roethlisberger may not be out for the season, but how much does his injury impact the Steelers?

The Perfect Lineup: Week 4's FantasyScore Team

Coming off of a three touchdown outing Monday night, Randall Cobb looks to take advantage of the struggling 49ers defense in Week 4.

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 4

Just how good are Tyrod Taylor and the Buffalo Bills?

Can Brandon Weeden Keep the Cowboys Afloat in the NFC East?

Brandon Weeden hasn't been terrible in 2015, but he isn't being asked to do much. What happens when he needs to?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 3

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the third week of NFL action.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/30/15

With Barry Zito on the bump, David Freese and the Angels find themselves in a favorable spot Wednesday.

Why Cam Newton Will Dominate Fantasy Football Leagues Again

After a down year last season, it appears Cam Newton is rounding back into top form.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 4

Thomas Rawls could become a familiar name if he produces in Week 4. What other unheralded players can perform this week?

Why the St. Louis Cardinals Will Be a 100-Win Underdog in the Playoffs

The Cardinals are going to finish with the best record in baseball, but virtually no one will be picking them to win the World Series.

Why Is Joique Bell Still Getting Touches in the Detroit Lions' Backfield?

Joique Bell has averaged just 1.1 yards per carry so far this year. Something needs to change in the Lions' offense.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 9/29/15

This may surprise you, but Tyson Ross is the best pitching option on the board tonight.

Is Derek Carr's Hot Start a Sign of Things to Come?

Carr's advanced metrics are up significantly from last year. Is this the Derek Carr people were waiting for?

Week 4 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: London Calling for Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick continues to be a steady fantasy producer, and that shouldn't change at Wembley Stadium this weekend.

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 4 Edition

So far in 2015, we have seen a flurry of defensive and special teams touchdowns. Here are some waiver-wire options worth considering for Week 4.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 4 Edition

Which low-owned tight end options can we count on this week for fantasy production?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/29/15

The Diamondbacks find themselves in a good matchup at home, meaning you should find room for their bats in your lineup.

Why Peyton Manning Can Be Just as Elite as Ever

Has Peyton Manning finally turned the corner and returned to elite form this season?

Why the 2015 MLB Position Rookie Class Is the Greatest of All Time

If you think there has been an unusually high amount of great rookie seasons this year, you're not wrong.

Week 3 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 3 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

How Bad Has Andrew Luck Been in 2015?

Luck looks like a different quarterback this season. What do the advanced analytics say about him?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 4

Devonta Freeman tore it up in Week 3, but is it smart to sell his performance?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 9/28/15

David Ortiz and the Red Sox look to hamper the rival Yankees' hopes of overtaking Blue Jays for the division crown.

It Looks Like Julio Jones Is the Best Receiver in the NFL

Jones is taking the NFL by storm through three weeks. And he's become the best receiver in the league.

MLB Power Rankings Update: The Final Stretch

Which teams are looking good as we inch closer to Major League Baseball's postseason?

Thursday Night Football Preview: Big Trouble Without Big Ben?

How will the Steelers respond to the loss of Big Ben in Thursday Night's matchup against the divisional rival Baltimore Ravens?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/28/15

The Tigers head down to Texas to face a fly-ball specialist tonight, and they could be in position to be on the right side of variance.

Monday Night Football Preview: A Shootout in the Making?

The projected total score from tonight's game was high entering the week. Can the Chiefs answer the Packers blow-for-blow?

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 4

Who should you be looking at adding from waivers to improve your fantasy squad? We've got you covered.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 3

AJ Green went nuts against the Ravens on Sunday. Was his this week's best offensive player?

Just How Good Is the Denver Broncos' Defense?

Led by a strong pass defense, Denver's defensive unit has excelled in 2015, and should help the team remain in contention despite inconsistency on offense.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 9/23/15

Corey Seager has been scorching hot since being called up to the big leagues, and he visits Coors Field tonight.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 3

With numerous injuries to the Bears, the return of Kam Chancellor, and a home matchup, are the Seahawks a lock on FanDuel?

Why Dion Lewis Might Actually Be Here to Stay

It's only been two weeks, but are we already overthinking the New England backfield situation?

College Football Daily Fantasy Sleepers for Saturday 9/26/15

Value plays and breakout players litter our list of DFS moves flying under the radar this week.

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 3

In a prime spot, Ryan Mallett could be capable of a big day. What other deep sleepers can step up this weekend?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/25/15

If Miguel Cabrera can return to the lineup tonight, the Tigers' offense could be unleashed.

Can Andre Johnson Turn It Around for Fantasy Football Owners?

After an inefficient campaign last year, Andre Johnson has gotten off to a slow start with the Colts.

Do Not Draft Jrue Holiday in Fantasy Hoops This Year

Jrue Holiday's a fantasy stud when healthy, but who knows when that'll be the case again? Steer clear.

3 Week 3 Storylines to Watch: Can the Eagles Reverse Their Fortunes?

The Seahawks and Colts figure to be able to right their ships in Week 3. But the Eagles face a tough test against the Jets on the road.

Buying Low on Carlos Hyde

While owners cringe at an unfortunate Week 2 fantasy performance, you should be buying Hyde at a discount.

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire for Week 3

Michael Bennett is a princely defensive line option at a pauper's price for Week 3.

7 FanDuel Bargains to Target in Week 3

These bargain bin options will help you put together your Week 3 lineups.

Are There Any Viable Free Agents Left in the NBA?

Training camps are about to start. Are there any effective players still available?

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 3

The hosts break down the Week 3 slate, giving their favorite matchups and plays for both cash games in tourneys on FanDuel.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 9/23/15

Madison Bumgarner is known for his clutch play and he has been on fire down the stretch this season.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 9/26/15

There is value to be had at the quarterback position in Week 3. Will you take advantage?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/24/15

The Rangers' bats are scorching hot right now, and they've got themselves another juicy matchup today.

Can the Washington Redskins' Strong Defensive Play Continue?

After struggling last season, particularly in pass defense, Washington's defense has looked strong over the first two games of 2015. Can they keep things going?

DraftKings Daily Fantasy Football Helper for Week 3

Which studs and value plays should you target in Week 3 on DraftKings?

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 3

With the Seahawks projected to win with ease in Week 3, their running game should be on your radar.

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FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 3

With Week 3 staring at us, here are some of the big names to plug in your lineups on Sunday.

Should Fantasy Football Owners Be Worried About Mike Evans?

After a rough start to the 2015 season, what should we expect from Mike Evans moving forward?

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 3

Jonathan Stewart hasn't made the most of his volume so far this year, but Week 3 could change things.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 9/23/15

On a night with a number of aces taking the hill, who is the top pitching option on the board?

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 3

How have the rankings changed after two weeks of the NFL season?

Should Johnny Manziel Remain the Browns' Starting Quarterback?

Now that Josh McCown has been cleared to play, the Browns are re-inserting him as their starting quarterback. Should they be benching Johnny Manziel?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 2

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the second week of NFL action.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/23/15

The Blue Jays -- as they often do -- present a solid option for crazy run potential on tonight's late slate.

Will the Return of Kam Chancellor Fix the Seattle Seahawks?

Chancellor is reportedly ending his holdout to return to the team. Can he fix their 0-2 start?

Is Anthony Bennett the Worst First Overall Pick in the NBA's Draft Lottery Era?

Has any former number one lottery pick ever had a worse first two seasons in the NBA than Bennett?

Can Nerlens Noel Outperform His Fantasy Basketball Draft Cost?

After finishing strong in his rookie year, where should we draft Noel in 2015-16?

Regression Candidates Through Week 2: Your Last Chance to Buy Amari Cooper

Look sharp, feel sharp, and buy wide receiver Amari Cooper while you still can.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 3

Can the Jaguars passing attack keep up the fireworks in Week 3?

Which Clipper Benefits Most From DeAndre Jordan’s Return?

Would Blake Griffin have better numbers without his fellow big man? What about Chris Paul and J.J. Redick?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 9/22/15

Jake Arrieta looks to continue his late-season push to the National League Cy Young tonight against the Brewers.

Is David Price Emerging as the Favorite for the American League Cy Young Award?

The competition is fierce, but Toronto's ace lefty is separating himself from a group of talented American League starters.

Why You Need to Buy Martavis Bryant in Fantasy Football

With Darrius Heyward-Bey playing a big role in the Steelers offense, fantasy owners should target Martavis Bryant aggressively.

In Trouble or Slow Start?: Assessing the Offense of the Philadelphia Eagles

What’s gone wrong with the Eagles offense this season, and can it be fixed?

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 3 Edition

Much like Week 1, defensive scoring was fairly prolific in Week 2 with five different units scoring a touchdown. Who can come through in Week 3?

Why Francisco Lindor Should Be the American League Rookie of the Year

Lindor, not Carlos Correa, has been the best rookie in the American League. Here's why.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 3 Edition

Although tight end scoring dropped off a bit from Week 1's torrid pace, there were still plenty of options who showed up. Week 3 holds plenty of juicy matchups for us to exploit.

What 0-2 Starts Mean for 9 NFL Teams

Can the NFL's winless teams through two weeks overcome their early struggles to make the playoffs?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/22/15

Each of the Mets' talented left-handed bats presents some saucy potential in tonight's game.

Week 3 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Rolling With Nick Foles

Plenty of quarterbacks are putting up big fantasy totals so far this year. Which waiver wire talents can do that in Week 3?

Week 2 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 2 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Is David Johnson the Arizona Running Back to Own in Fantasy Football?

Can David Johnson emerge as the lead back in Arizona's crowded backfield?

How Shin Soo Choo Is Helping the Texas Rangers' Playoff Push

As the Rangers surge toward an unexpected playoff spot, they're being led by Choo and his incredible second half.

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 3

Giovani Bernard had a great Week 2, but let's not start thinking he's a great weekly starter in fantasy football.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 9/21/15

With the Pirates taking a trip to Coors Field, it's time to fire up Andrew McCutchen.

Should Fantasy Football Owners Be Worried About Jeremy Hill?

Hill looked like a sturdy fantasy pick heading into the year, but it hasn't been a home run pick just yet.

3 Things Tony Romo Owners Should Do in Their Fantasy Football Leagues

Tony Romo will be sidelined for eight weeks with a broken clavicle. What should fantasy football owners do?

Thursday Night Football Preview: The Wild, Wild East

Can the Redskins beat the Giants to keep themselves near the top of the NFC East, or can New York turn around their 0-2 start?

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 2

Antonio Brown went nuts again on Sunday, and is this week's MVP. Who almost caught him?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/21/15

The Tigers are playing two today, and they could pile on the runs in the night cap.

Monday Night Football Preview: How Important Are Week 1 Results?

After struggling out of the gate in 2015, can the Colts take care of business at home against the Jets?

Fantasy Baseball Streaming Pitchers: Hitting the Home Stretch

The end is near for fantasy baseball, and these pitchers can help get you to the promised land.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 9/18/15

Nelson Cruz is both affordable and primed for a big night. Who else should you roster tonight?

Are the Panthers in Trouble Without Kelvin Benjamin?

The Carolina Panthers need to replace Kelvin Benjamin. How has it worked so far?

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 3

Which players on your waiver wire can help you salvage a slow start to your season or put your surging team over the top?

College Football Power Rankings: How Good is WVU?

Everyone has their favorite teams, but the rooting interests of our computers will really catch you off guard.

How Improbable Was Denver's Thursday Night Football Comeback?

Peyton Manning and the Broncos looked lost through a quarter and a half of play last night, but then everything changed.

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 2

Is Miami worth the price tag, or should you be looking to roster a cheaper defense this week?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/18/15

The Rangers have picked up their performance against lefties of late, and they could unleash a high run total tonight.

Is C.J. Anderson a Premier Buy-Low Candidate in Fantasy Football?

After a breakout campaign in 2014, Denver's lead back has struggled in the first two games of the season.

7 FanDuel Bargains to Target in Week 2

Which salary-saving players can help you build your lineup in Week 2?

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 2

Which longshots have a chance to produce for your fantasy squad this week?

Should We Be Buying Allen Robinson in Fantasy Football?

Allen Robinson was a trendy pick this year, but we may want to temper our 2015 expectations.

4 Week 2 Storylines to Watch: Will the Packers Get Their Revenge?

Can Aaron Rodgers and the Packers right the wrongs of the 2014 NFC title game implosion?

Kevin Durant Is Not the NBA's Best Player, But He Could Be

Arguably the best player in the NBA after his 2013-14 MVP campaign, Kevin Durant is here to remind the world of his elite status.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 9/17/15

With a matchup against Twins' southpaw Tommy Milone on the docket, time to fire up the reigning American League MVP.

Who Will Win the Final American League Wild Card Spot?

Unlike the National League, a number of horses are breathing down each other's necks for that final playoff spot.

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered by FanDuel: Week 2

When transitioning from week to week, it's hard to avoid recency bias. On this week's podcast, the hosts try to use recency bias to their advantage in providing their favorite plays on FanDuel for Week 2.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 9/19/15

Paying up for high-priced quarterbacks could provide a great return on investment this week.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/17/15

The Blue Jays lit up the scoreboard for nine runs last night, but they should still have a few tallies in them for tonight.

Is Victor Oladipo Poised for a Breakout in 2015-16?

As he enters his all-important third season, can Victor Oladipo reach All-Star status in 2015-16?

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 2

Here are some of the heavy hitters you should be targeting in your FanDuel lineups approaching Week 2.

What Has Stephen Curry Meant to Under Armour?

Chronicling the MVP's influence on an emerging basketball brand.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 2

The Saints host the struggling Buccaneers at home, and their passing offense has the potential to light up the scoreboard on Sunday.

Why You Should Be Trying to Acquire Ameer Abdullah in Your Fantasy Football League

The window to buy Ameer Abdullah at a reasonable price may be about to slam shut.

7 Fantasy Football Studs Who Started Slow in Week 1: Will They Rebound?

A look at the biggest flops of Week 1 and what we can expect moving forward.

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 2

Is Steve Smith and the Ravens offense ready to rebound in Week 2 against Oakland?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 9/16/15

Coming off of his monster performance last night, Bryce Harper deserves to be in your lineup once again tonight.

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire Targets for Week 2

Can Alex Okafor rise to the challenge and become your unheralded IDP hero in Week 2?

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 2

After a blowout win, the Bengals made the biggest move up the numberFire power rankings.

Who Will Step Up for the Colts If T.Y. Hilton Misses Time?

Which wide receiver will step up for the Colts if Hilton's recent knee injury forces him out of games this season?

5 NFL Stats to Know Through Week 1

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the opening week in the NFL.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/16/15

With the Orioles facing a fly-ball lefty, there are several hitters who should be on your daily fantasy radar.

Should Nikola Mirotic Start for the Chicago Bulls Instead of Joakim Noah?

There seems to be a position battle brewing in Chicago. Who do the numbers say should start?

Regression Candidates Through Week 1: Is Tyrod Taylor for Real?

Tyrod Taylor may have had an impressive Week 1 performance that could belie even higher potential.

4 Reasons Why You Should Not Buy Into the Keenan Allen Hype

Expecting repeat performances like Keenan Allen's Week 1 explosion is a misguided venture. Here's why.

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 2

After a crazy Week 1, which sleepers can give you an edge this week?

Was Matt Forte Undervalued in Fantasy Football Drafts?

Matt Forte has been one of the most reliable fantasy running backs over the past seven seasons. Here's why falling his falling into the second round of most drafts could prove to be a mistake.

7 Fantasy Football Studs Who Started Slow in Week 1: Will They Rebound?

A look at the biggest flops of Week 1 and what we can expect moving forward

Just How Good Is Corey Seager?

The rookie shortstop has been red-hot since joining the Dodgers earlier this month.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 9/15/15

Manny Machado is a sneaky good play against Red Sox' righty Joe Kelly tonight.

Using Fantasy Football Strategy to Draft Your Fantasy Basketball Team: Shooting Guards

What can fantasy football tell us about the value of shooting guards in fantasy hoops?

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 2 Edition

Last week was a great example of the profit potential available for defensive streamers. Let's keep riding that wave as we enter Week 2.

Week 2 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Trusting Andy Dalton Again

Andy Dalton performed in Week 1, and he can do it again in Week 2.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 2 Edition

There was an explosion of fantasy production from tight ends in Week 1, and this week is setting up in a similar fashion. Here are some options to target on your league's waiver wire.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/15/15

The Astros are facing a low-strikeout pitcher tonight, which means you need to invest in their bats.

How Historic Was Marcus Mariota's NFL Debut?

Marcus Mariota had a perfect passer rating on Sunday afternoon. Just how good was his first NFL start?

Who Is Nemanja Bjelica and Why Should You Care?

Last year's Euroleague MVP is coming over to the NBA to play for the Minnesota Timberwolves. What kind of impact will he have?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 2

Lamar Miller seemed to disappear in Week 1, but don't take him off your fantasy football team just yet.

Is David Ortiz a Future Hall of Famer?

Boston's long-time designated hitter is now a member of the 500 home run club. Does that make him a shoo-in for Cooperstown?

How Eli Manning's Throwaway Impacted the Outcome of Sunday Night's Game

Eli Manning made a poor clock management choice in Dallas on Sunday. How big was the error?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 9/14/15

Can Clayton Kershaw live up to his insanely expensive price tag tonight?

Dealing With the Dez Bryant Injury in Fantasy Football

Dez Bryant will miss four to six weeks with a foot injury. What can fantasy owners do?

How the Buffalo Bills Blitzed Their Way to a Week 1 Win

Buffalo had an impressive win against the Colts in Week 1, thanks in part to a heavy pass rush.

Week 1 NFL Advanced Analytics Superstars

Which players from Week 1 helped put their team in the best position to succeed in terms of advanced metrics?

Monday Night Football Preview: An Answer to Our Offseason's Biggest Questions

The most wonderful Monday of the year is here again, helping us begin to answer some of the biggest questions heading into the 2015 season.

Why Danilo Gallinari Is Worth the Risk in Fantasy Basketball

Currently undervalued in Yahoo and ESPN leagues, Gallinari could be a sneaky mid-round value in 2015-16.

Thursday Night Football Preview: Can Peyton Manning Top the Chiefs?

Things weren't good for Peyton Manning and the Broncos in Week 1. Will they rebound on Thursday night?

10 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Targets Heading Into Week 2

Which players can you target to help bolster your rosters moving forward?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/14/15

With Kyle Lobstein's struggles and the Twins' success at home, it'd be wise to invest in their bats tonight.

The 20 Best Offensive Players From Week 1

Tyler Eifert broke out in a big way in yesterday's opener against Oakland. Was he the best player from Week 1?

Fantasy Baseball Streaming Pitchers: Streaming in the Playoffs

Welcome to the fantasy baseball playoffs! Now more than ever this season, it is important to get as much value from your streamers as you can.

Michigan State vs. Oregon Preview: A Battle Between Top-10 Teams

The season's first game between top-10 teams pits Oregon against host Michigan State.

Should the Steelers Attempt More Two-Point Conversions This Season?

With a high success rate and uncertainty at kicker, the Steelers could consider going for two more often.

MLB Power Rankings Update: Are the Cardinals for Real?

The Cardinals have had their fair share of injuries this season, but they still have the most wins in baseball. Does our algorithm

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 9/10/15

Can Curtis Granderson and the Mets keep it rolling tonight in Atlanta?

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 9/12/15

What playmakers should you be paying up for this week in college football DFS? And where can you save salary?

Extension Roundup: NFL Deals That Got Done Before Kickoff

A few last-minute deals got done before kickoff. What do they mean for their teams?

Do the Cleveland Browns Have the Worst Offense in the NFL?

How bad will the Browns' offense be this season?

FanDuel Defenses to Target in Week 1

Which defenses will help your lineups win in Week 1?

Week 1 Fantasy Football Quarterback Streaming: Trusting Andy Dalton

Which quarterbacks can help you win your Week 1 matchup?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/11/15

The Mets have got themselves a tasty little matchup tonight -- especially the lefties.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 9/10/15

Can Yoenis Cespedes stay red hot tonight against Shelby Miller?

Fantasy Wired Podcast, Powered By FanDuel: Week 1

In the debut podcast, the hosts go through their favorite plays, stacks, and matchups for Week 1 of daily fantasy football on FanDuel.

Examining 6 ​National League Rookie of the Year Contenders

The NL Rookie of the Year race is more than Joc Pederson versus Kris Bryant.

How the Kansas City Royals Defied the Odds (Again!)

With improved hitting and sustained excellence on defense, the Royals have outperformed pessimistic projections and are in position to get back to the World Series.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/10/15

With Dexter Fowler leading the charge, the Cubs find themselves in a plus matchup today against the Phillies.

Plugging the Gaps: IDP Waiver Wire Targets for Week 1

Which defensive players can go from the waiver wire to your starting lineup in Week 1?

7 Deep Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 1

Bad draft? Playing a big daily fantasy tournament? Consider these seven under-the-radar plays in Week 1.

5 Daily Fantasy Football Matchups to Exploit in Week 1

By looking at numberFire's metrics, we can identify which units are poised to breakout each week. Here are five to target in Week 1.

Why the Wizards Are Playing It Smart By Waiting to Give Bradley Beal a Max Contract

Beal has all the promise of being a star in the NBA, but there's reason for Washington to wait on a max deal.

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 1

Sam Bradford will make his Eagles' regular season debut on Monday night, and it could be a huge performance.

7 FanDuel Bargains to Target in Week 1

With Week 1 finally upon us, take a look at these seven low-priced options that will provide great value for you on FanDuel this week.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 9/9/15

Is James Shields the best pitching value on the board tonight?

Odubel Herrera Has Been Rare Rule 5 Gold for the Phillies

Not many Rule 5 picks turn out to be much, but the Phils may have scored a solid player in Odubel Herrera.

Who Should Start for the Portland Trail Blazers This Season?

The Blazers lost four of their five starters this summer. We use analytics to build them a new starting lineup.

Should You Buy Low on Torrey Smith in Fantasy Football?

Is Smith being undervalued despite his up-and-down fantasy performances?

The 5 Worst Teams for the Upcoming 2015 NFL Season

It could be a long season for these NFL cellar dwellers, but is there reason to believe some of them can outperform expectations?

All-32: NFL Power Rankings Heading Into Week 1

According to math, which teams are in the best shape heading into the 2015 NFL regular season?

4 Week 1 Storylines to Watch: Adrian Peterson’s Return

The 2015 NFL season is finally upon us. What stories should we be following as kickoff ensues?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/9/15

The Pirates find themselves in a matchup today that could lend itself to base runners aplenty and runs to spare.

How Important Has Dexter Fowler's Second-Half Performance Been for the Cubs?

Fowler has been a big reason the Cubs are one of the hottest teams in baseball.

Using Fantasy Football Strategy to Draft Your Fantasy Basketball Team: Point Guards

Can we use any fantasy football principles in drafting point guards?

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5 NFL Stats to Know Through the 2015 Preseason

Here are some important -- and interesting -- takeaways from the NFL preseason.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 9/8/15

Is Clayton Kershaw worth his massive price tag tonight?

Christine Michael in Dallas: The NFL's Rorschach Test

What do you see when you look at Christine Michael in a Cowboys uniform: hope or failure?

FanDuel Studs to Target in Week 1

With football season finally here, which studs figure to cash in on good matchups in Week 1?

Does Isaiah Thomas Have a Shot at Being the Best Little Guy Ever to Play the Game of Basketball?

He recently said that it's his goal. Is he on his way to achieving that?

The 5 Best Teams for the Upcoming 2015 NFL Season

Who sits atop our power rankings to start the 2015 season?

Is Aaron Dobson This Year's Week 1 Sleeper Wide Receiver?

In recent years, unknown wideouts have broken out in Week 1. Is Aaron Dobson next?

15 Fantasy Football Transactions for Week 1

The NFL regular season hasn't started yet, but it's time for you to start making league-winning fantasy football moves.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/8/15

The Giants benefit from a boost in park factor today, which could lead to big games from their sluggers.

Is Tony Romo the Ideal Late-Round Quarterback to Target?

The Cowboys leaned on on the run game last year, but it might not be the case in 2015. Can Romo capitalize?

Fantasy Football Defensive Streaming: Week 1 Edition

If you're looking for a waiver wire defense option for your Week 1 fantasy football lineups, look no further.

Fantasy Football Tight End Streaming: Week 1 Edition

It's Week 1, and there are lower-owned, tight end options who can be plugged into your fantasy lineups.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/7/15

The Rays are never a bad option when they're facing a lefty, and today is no exception to that rule.

How Does James Jones' Return to Green Bay Impact the Packers' Wide Receivers?

Will James Jones be a threat to the production of the other receivers in Green Bay?

10 Fantasy Football Sleepers for Week 1

Just because it's only Week 1 doesn't mean your team can't use a sleeper or two.

Are the Miami Dolphins Ready to Take the Next Step?

Miami was 8-8 last year, so they won't be coming out of nowhere. But they can be one of the NFL's best in 2015.

Breaking Down Logan Forsythe's Breakout Season

Forsythe has quietly put together the best season of his career, leading the Rays in several categories.

Is There Less Quarterback Talent Coming Into the NFL?

With such sporadic rookie quarterback play of late, we have to consider whether or not we're lacking talent at the NFL's most important position.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 9/4/15

Jacob deGrom is our top pitcher on the night. Who else should you be playing in DFS?

Thursday Night Football Preview: Christmas in September

What do the Patriots and Steelers have in store for us in their 2015 opening night matchup?

Which NBA Teams Could Use a Disgruntled Markieff Morris?

'Kieff absolutely wants out of Phoenix. Are there any teams that could improve by trading for him?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/4/15

With the Phillies rolling into town, the Red Sox could be primed for a big weekend, and that appears like it could get going tonight.

Appreciating Joey Votto's Historic Second Half

Votto has put together one of the best second half performances in MLB History.

College Football Daily Fantasy Helper: Saturday 9/5/15

Nick Chubb is the clear number-one play on Saturday. Who's with him?

The 7 Fantasy Football Sleepers No One is Talking About

Several players are in position to make an impact in 2015, but aren't getting much publicity. Who are they?

Could Alshon Jeffery Lead the League in Targets in 2015?

Alshon Jeffery's situation in Chicago could create the perfect storm for him to lead the league in targets this season.

Does Having a Successful Running Game Guarantee a Successful Passing Game?

How High Is Jordan Cameron's Fantasy Football Ceiling in 2015?

Cameron was a top fantasy football target in previous years. Can he return to form in South Beach?

5 Reasons Why Jaron Brown Will Be 2015’s Waiver Wire Darling

What can the Cardinals’ other Brown do for you?

Does Tom Brady's Overturned Suspension Really Impact New England's Super Bowl Chances?

Tom Brady is no longer suspended, but let's not overstate what that means for the Patriots in 2015.

Upside vs. Value: Optimizing Late Round Draft Strategy

Striking the right balance between drafting for value and drafting for upside is the key to the late rounds of fantasy drafts.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 9/3/15

Buster Posey at Coors against a lefty? Yes, please.

Diamonds in the Rough: Justin Bour and Derek Dietrich Have Been Bright Spots for the Marlins

The Marlins season has been a disaster, but two players have made the most of their opportunities.

With His Suspension Overturned, Will Tom Brady Be an Elite Fantasy Football Quarterback?

Unless the NFL seeks an injunction, Brady will play Week 1 against the Steelers. What does all of this mean for fantasy purposes?

MLB Power Rankings Update: Toronto Is Still on Top

According to our metrics, the Blue Jays are baseball's best team. And it's not all that close.

Should We Be Worried That Danny Woodhead Will Limit Melvin Gordon's Upside?

Does the presence of Danny Woodhead in San Diego's backfield dampen our expectations for Melvin Gordon in his rookie season?

How Unprecedented Is Tim Duncan's Continued Efficiency?

Tim Duncan had yet another great season in 2014-15. How great was it?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/3/15

The Royals' offense busted out 12 runs against the Tigers Wednesday night, and they could be primed for a repeat performance today.

Is Derrick Rose Still a Good NBA Point Guard?

This season could go one of two ways for the former MVP.

Kawhi Leonard Is Absolutely Worth a First-Round Pick in Fantasy Hoops

Fantasy players seem hesitant to declare Kawhi worthy of a first-round pick. Let's put that to rest.

How the Julio Jones Trade Shaped the Rosters of the Browns and Falcons

Both the Browns and Falcons are still being impacted by the draft-day trade for Julio Jones in 2011.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 9/2/15

Paul Goldschmidt and his Arizona squad continue their series in Colorado tonight. Time to fire up your Diamondbacks.

Ronnie Hillman Could Be Fantasy Football's Golden Ticket in 2015

Hillman isn't the lead back on his own depth chart, but that doesn't mean he can't be a fantasy star.

Trent Richardson Is Bad, But He's Not the Worst Running Back Ever

Ryan Clark thinks Trent Richardson is the worst running back of all time. But math shows us that's really not the case.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/2/15

The Royals don't destroy left-handed pitching, but they provide a safe stacking option for tonight's slate.

What Was the Most Valuable NBA Position in 2014-15?

According to advanced metrics, the answer may surprise you.

Why Khiry Robinson's Fantasy Football Upside Makes Him a Late-Round Target

Judging by the moves made by New Orleans this off-season, it appears they want to commit more to the run game. With C.J. Spiller already injured, here's why Khiry Robinson is worth a late-round fantasy pick.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 9/1/15

On a night full of games, is Gerrit Cole the best pitching option?

ADP Watch: Young Running Backs Struggling Early

Through three weeks of preseason action, which players are failing to take advantage of their opportunities on the field?

Is Owen Daniels a Potential Fantasy Football Draft Day Steal?

Owen Daniels is going late in fantasy drafts, and given his quarterback, that may make him a huge bargain.

Is James Harden the Best Left-Handed Player in NBA History?

Dwight Howard seems to think so. Should you agree with him?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 9/1/15

The Astros' offense put up eight runs last night and is starting to regain their stroke. They find themselves in a good matchup again tonight.

What Should We Expect From DeAngelo Williams During the First Two Weeks of the Season?

With Le'Veon Bell serving a two-game suspension to start the season, DeAngelo Williams is expected to draw the start in the Steelers first two games. What can we expect out of the aging veteran back?

Can Miguel Sano Challenge Carlos Correa for American League Rookie of the Year?

The Twins' new young superstar is putting up some impressive numbers in his short time in the Majors.

ADP Watch: Quarterbacks on the Rise

Through three weeks of preseason action, plenty of players, including several new quarterbacks, are shooting up the draft boards.

No League for Old Backs?: Will Fred Jackson Find a New Team?

Fred Jackson was the oldest running back on an NFL roster this offseason. Will he be able to retain that title through 2015?

6 Players to Avoid in Fantasy Football Drafts

With the NFL season rapidly approaching, who are highly valued players you should avoid in upcoming drafts?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 8/31/15

Dallas Keuchel has been a consistency machine this year, and tonight he also has a nice ceiling to go along with his usual floor in DFS.

Can Kirk Cousins Be Relevant in Fantasy Football This Year?

With RGIII fading fast, Kirk Cousins will get his chance to start for Washington. Will he be fantasy relevant?

Could Randy Moss Really Make an NFL Comeback?

Moss recently mentioned that he thinks he could make a comeback in 2015 if he wanted to. Is that even possible?

7 Overvalued Players in Fantasy Football Drafts

Fantasy draft season is here. With average draft positions more or less stable, these players are costing too much for you to draft them.

6 Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Adds for Week 22

As we enter the stretch run of the season, it's time to look at guys on waivers who provide the boom-or-bust potential that give you the ability to hop out and win your league.

Was Jake Arrieta's No-Hitter the Best Pitching Performance of the Season?

The Dodgers have been reeling on offense, but just how good was Arrieta?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/31/15

Dexter Fowler's bat is smoking hot, and the Cubs have themselves a mighty fine matchup against the Reds.

Who Have Been the Best Players in the NBA According to MVP Voting?

According to MVP award shares, who have been the best players in the NBA every year?

Despite T.Y. Hilton's Contract, Phillip Dorsett Is Still a Target in Dynasty Leagues

The Indianapolis Colts are poised to completely revamp their offense next season. And that's good news for Phillip Dorsett.

5 Mid-Round Players to Avoid in Fantasy Football Drafts

Fantasy football draft season is upon us. Check out five guys you should stay away from in the middle rounds.

Who Should Start at Power Forward for the New York Knicks?

Derrick Williams and Kyle O'Quinn were quiet pickups for the Knicks, and both offer different styles of play. Who should start?

Is Josh Huff Worth a Late-Round Flier in Fantasy Football Drafts?

Could Josh Huff emerge as a late-round fantasy asset in Chip Kelly's fast-paced offense?

What Caliber of Player Can You Expect in Each Round of Your Fantasy Football Draft?

When should you target each position of your fantasy football roster this season?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 8/28/15

With so many aces taking the hill, is Max Scherzer the pitcher to own tonight?

Which Defenses Should You Target Against in Daily Fantasy Football?

Solid matchup analysis can make or break your DFS cash game lineups. Target these defenses to give you a leg up on the competition.

8 Preseason Waiver Wire Players Who Can Help Win Your Fantasy Football League

Which players on your league waiver wire could be the difference-making pick up that wins you a title this year?

Can Jordan Clarkson Lead the Lakers Back to the Playoffs in 2015-16?

After an underrated rookie year, what can we expect from Clarkson and a re-tooled Lakers squad in 2015-16?

Why Jeff Janis Will Save Your Fantasy Football Season

Jordy Nelson is out for the season, but his replacement may be your fantasy savior.

Was the Michael Kidd-Gilchrist Extension the Right Move for the Charlotte Hornets?

With three relatively unflashy seasons under his belt, has MKG really done enough to earn his lucrative new contract?

Should Reggie Jackson or Brandon Jennings Start for the Detroit Pistons?

With two solid point guards on the roster, who should be the starter?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/28/15

The Pirates game only has an over/under of seven, but that doesn't mean they aren't a stack target.

Defensive Streaming in Fantasy Football: 2014 in Review

For those fantasy owners willing to peruse the waiver wire each week in search of a defense with a favorable matchup, hopefully my weekly recommendations helped you last season. Here are the results.

Exploitation Theory: What the NFL Schedule Can Teach Us About Streaming Defenses

Identifying the defenses to target, avoid, and stream based on their current strength of schedule.

What Does Martavis Bryant's Potential Suspension Mean for the Steelers and Fantasy Football Owners?

Martavis Bryant may be starting his second year in the NFL suspended. What does it mean for the Steelers and fantasy football owners?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 8/27/15

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 8/27/15

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 8/27/15

Nelson Cruz has destroyed left-handed pitching this year and gets chance to pad his stats tonight southpaw Carlos Rodon.

5 Prospects Who Could Make an Immediate Fantasy Baseball Impact

Washington prospect Trea Turner could provide value at a shallow shortstop position.

Upside vs. Value: 8 Late Round Wide Receiver Targets

It is important to strike a balance between upside and value in drafts, and these receivers make for great late round picks

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/27/15

The Dodgers get themselves another right-hander on Thursday afternoon, which is great news for daily fantasy players.

Why Dez Bryant Will Be Fantasy Football's Top Receiver in 2015

With DeMarco Murray gone, Bryant could be the best fantasy receiver in 2015.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 8/26/15

Chris Archer has quietly been one of the best pitchers in baseball this season and should be in store for another big outing tonight.

Why Playing Otto Porter at Power Forward Is Crucial for the Washington Wizards

After finding his role in the 2015 playoffs, Otto Porter sounds ready to play the power forward full time.

Who Should Start at Power Forward for the Charlotte Hornets?

Charlotte spent a fair amount of capital on their power forward spot this offseason, but their best option remains in-house.

Where Should You Draft Rudy Gobert in Fantasy Hoops This Year?

Gobert finished last season strong and led a lot of his owners to fantasy championships. Where should you target him this year?

What Can We Expect From Hassan Whiteside in 2015-16?

Whiteside had his coming out party a year ago in South Beach. Can he keep it going in a new season?

6 Quarterbacks We Love This Year

Whether you're a fan of getting an early stud or a late sleeper, you've got to pick the right quarterback. Let us help you pick the right one.

What Does the Evan Mathis Signing Mean for the Broncos, Seahawks, and Dolphins?

Evan Mathis' signing with Denver didn't just impact the Broncos but also other teams that missed out on the guard.

Who Are the Leading Contenders for the American League Rookie of the Year Award?

Two shortstops might have the best claim to the award, but a few others have a shot as well.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/26/15

The Dodgers' bats haven't been as hot recently, but they've got a good matchup tonight.

466 NFL Articles You Might Have Missed This Offseason

Have you missed some of our NFL content this offseason? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

How the Texas Rangers Suddenly Became a True Postseason Contender

If the season were to end today, the Texas Rangers would be in the playoffs.

ADP Watch: Big-Name Quarterbacks Struggling Early

Through two weeks of preseason action, which players are failing to take advantage of their opportunities on the field.

Can Amari Cooper Live Up to the Fantasy Football Hype?

Coming off the board in the middle of the fourth round, can Cooper deliver on his price tag?

Why Calvin Johnson Will Be Fantasy Football's Top Receiver in 2015

Megatron's 2014 has drafters scared that his best days are behind him. Here's why that might be premature thinking.

Where Should We Draft Davante Adams in Fantasy Football?

With Jordy Nelson out for the season, how far does Davante Adams' value climb for the upcoming fantasy football season?

ADP Watch: Young Receivers on the Rise

Through two weeks of preseason action, young receivers are shooting up the draft boards, but they aren't the only ones.

6 Reasons to Pick Jamaal Charles First Overall in Your Fantasy Football League

Jamaal Charles is our number one overall player for the upcoming season, and these six reasons show why.

Why Handcuffing Running Backs in Fantasy Football Is a Losing Strategy

Handcuffing has become an outdated drafting strategy with a low success rate. Where else should you be spending your draft capital?

Is There Any Reason to Believe Markus Wheaton Is a Better Option Than Martavis Bryant?

Pittsburgh keeps insisting Markus Wheaton is their second receiver. Don't believe the talk.

Are We Still Underestimating Russell Westbrook?

Even after his spectacular end to the 2014-15 season, Westbrook may go into 2015-16 overlooked.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 8/25/15

The Mets lineup has been scorching hot as of late and draw another outstanding matchup tonight in Philly.

Should the San Francisco 49ers Have Confidence in Vernon Davis?

What does the trade of Derek Carrier mean for our faith in the veteran Niners tight end?

Why Carlos Carrasco Deserves More Attention

How Carrasco went from pitching in relief in 2014 to being one of the game's best starters.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/25/15

The Mets made it rain last night. Why not go back to the well?

Is Julian Edelman a Safe Bet in Fantasy Football?

What can fantasy football managers expect out of Patriots slot receiver Julian Edelman this season?

Is Nathan Eovaldi Evolving Into a Big-Time Pitcher?

Eovaldi always had a fastball, but he never put it all together until recently. What changed?

Is Bryce Brown's Time in the NFL Over?

Bryce Brown is plummeting down the depth chart. Is his time in the NFL coming to a close?

6 Bold Predictions About the 2015 Fantasy Football Season

There are a few surprises the numberFire writers see happening this year in fantasy football. And some of them may shock you.

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MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 8/24/15

Jacob deGrom gets the Phillies tonight, meaning he should be in your DFS lineup. Who else made the cut?

Does Reggie Wayne Have Anything Left to Offer the New England Patriots?

Not many 37-year-old receivers have made a big impact in the NFL, so what could Reggie Wayne bring to New England in 2015?

In the Wake of Jordy Nelson's Injury, What Will the Packers Do?

Jordy Nelson is both an NFL stalwart and a fantasy stud. How will Green Bay replace him?

Bold Predictions Blurb: Ryan Tannehill

Tannehill finishes as a top-6 fantasy quarterback

6 Players Worth Reaching for in Your Fantasy Football Drafts

Sometimes it's worth it to jump ahead of average draft position to get the player you really want. Who's worth reaching for in 2015?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/24/15

The Mets aren't in Coors anymore, but their bats may not come down quite yet.

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With Jordy Nelson lost for the season with a torn ACL, what happens to the fantasy values of the Packer Wide Receivers?

The American League MVP Chase Is a Two-Horse Race

There are many players in the AL having good years, but only two are truly fighting it out for MVP right now.

Fantasy Baseball Streaming Pitchers: An East Coast Bias

Call it what you will, but the best streaming options this week play along the east coast.

Tight End Streaming in Fantasy Football: 2014 in Review

The tight end position is extremely volatile for fantasy purposes on a week-to-week basis. Here's a review of my recommendations from last season, and a quick peak ahead to 2015.

6 Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 21

Chris Coghlan has brought crazy production this year for the Cubs, and he's still available in almost 80 percent of leagues.

2015 Fantasy Football Snap Efficiency Sleepers

We can find undervalued fantasy stars in low-volume production, like Theo Riddick provided in 2014.

Exploitation Theory: What the NFL Schedule Can Teach Us About Drafting Running Backs

Identifying the best and worst matchups for all 32 NFL backfields.

5 Tight Ends to Target in Your Fantasy Football Draft

Which tight ends give you the best value at their current ADPs in fantasy football drafts this season?

Who Is the Leading Contender for National League MVP?

Don't expect a pitcher to win the award for a second straight year, as numerous position players are having outstanding seasons.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 8/21/15

Chris Sale and Felix Hernandez face off against each other tonight. Which ace provides better daily fantasy value?

Ranking the Offseason Moves of All 30 NBA Teams Using Advanced Analytics

We've been recapping the offseason moves of each NBA team by division for a few weeks. How do all 30 teams stack up?

What Dennis Pitta's Injury Means for Maxx Williams and Crockett Gillmore

There's a lot of opportunity to go around in this offense still. Who will claim it?

What Are the Odds That a Particular Tight End Will Fall to You in Your Fantasy Football Draft?

The average draft positions of tight ends come with high volatility, but knowing the range of outcomes can help you make informed decisions.

How Good Can the Milwaukee Bucks Be in 2015-16?

Milwaukee appears to be a team on the rise, but how far can they go in 2015-16?

What Are the Odds That a Particular Quarterback Will Fall to You in Your Fantasy Football Draft?

When you're targeting a specific quarterback, you want to make sure you get him. Using their average draft position and the standard deviation of that position can help you do so.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/21/15

With Great American Ballpark's propensity for long balls, Paul Goldschmidt and the Diamondbacks present good upside tonight.

What's the Best Possible Starting Lineup in the NBA?

Who the numbers say you want in a one-game, Space Jam-like situation.

Why Jacob deGrom Should Be in the National League Cy Young Conversation

Assessing deGrom's remarkable 2015 season and explaining why he's deserving of Cy Young consideration.

3 Things You Need to Know About Saints Wide Receiver Brandon Coleman

With all the praise he's garnered so far this preseason, here are three things to know about emerging wideout Brandon Coleman.

The Best Players to Stash in Fantasy Football From the AFC West

Which under-the-radar players from the AFC West should you be targeting in fantasy football?

The Duel in Houston: Should Brian Hoyer or Ryan Mallett Be the Texans' Starter?

The Texans have a quarterback dilemma. Should the team finally give Ryan Mallet his chance on the big stage?

Which Free Agent Wide Receiver Should the Panters Sign to Replace Kelvin Benjamin?

Kelvin Benjamin is out for the year with a torn ACL. Is there a receiver on the market the Panthers should sign?

Why Fantasy Football Owners Should Be Paying More Attention to Running Back Regression

Are any early-round running backs entering 2015 doomed because of regression?

Is Jonas Valanciunas Ready to Become a Fantasy Hoops Stud?

We've been waiting for JV's breakout for years. Will his new contract and a changing Raptors culture finally bring it out?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 8/20/15

Miguel Cabrera is back in the Detroit lineup, and he should be in your daily fantasy lineup tonight as well.

Should Matt Cassel Be the Buffalo Bills' Starting Quarterback?

The Bills are locked in a three-man competition for quarterback duties. Does the veteran deserve the job?

Should Mark Sanchez Start Over Sam Bradford?

Philadelphia has yet to decide on its starting quarterback officially. Bradford has been impressing, but should Sanchez start Week 1?

Will the Indiana Pacers' Changes Get Them Back to the Playoffs?

Once a defense-first challenger to LeBron, Indiana appears to be heading in a new direction.

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/20/15

After launching three home runs Wednesday, the Rangers have another good matchup tonight in what figures to be a high-scoring affair.

Will Devin Funchess Be This Year's Kelvin Benjamin?

Kelvin Benjamin is out for the year with a torn ACL. Is Devin Funchess the man to fill his void?

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These four squads have yet to decide their starting quarterback. What do the numbers say about who should get the keys to their offenses?

Could the Loss of DeMarco Murray Hurt the Cowboys' Defense in 2015?

Losing DeMarco Murray could be big for the Dallas offense, but it could have just as much of an impact on the defense.

Michael Floyd Syndrome: Playing the Market

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 8/19/15

All right-handed Blue Jays' bats are in play tonight with a matchup against a southpaw on the docket.

What First Downs By Running Backs Can Teach Us About Fantasy Football Success

Jeremy Hill was one of the best backs at getting first downs last year. Does that mean anything for fantasy football?

The Harrison Barnes Conundrum: The Difficult Valuation of a Young Role Player

Harrison Barnes was an important member of the champion Warriors, but how valuable is he exactly? Role player or future star?

Is David Cobb the Titans Running Back to Own in Fantasy Football?

Last year, Bishop Sankey burned plenty of fantasy owners. Can a new back in town do what he couldn't?

At What Point in Fantasy Football Drafts Should We Consider Taking Arian Foster?

Before his most recent injury, Arian Foster's ADP was creeping into the bottom of the first round. Now likely to miss substantial time, when does it make sense to draft him?

Staff Fantasy Football Draft Recap: Aaron Rodgers Falls Far

The numberFire staff got together for a 12-team mock draft. Take a look and see how some of us think draft boards should look on draft day.

How Great Can Ameer Abdullah Be This Season?

With all the buzz generated by Abdullah this offseason, we look at how good he could actually be in his rookie season.

What Are the Odds That a Particular Wide Receiver Will Fall to You in Your Fantasy Football Draft?

It can be difficult to balance selecting the players you want in a fantasy football draft while also maximizing value. A look at average draft position and standard deviation can help.

How Will Ryan Fitzpatrick Affect the Jets' Receivers in Fantasy Football?

Ryan Fitzpatrick is a much better passer than Geno Smith. Should the Jets receivers be upgraded accordingly?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/19/15

They're going to cost you, but the Toronto Blue Jays' offense could post some serious fantasy points tonight.

3 NBA Players Ready to Break Out After Injury-Plagued Seasons

Who could be ready to make a comeback, or even more, in 2016?

Are We Ignoring Phillip Dorsett's Fantasy Football Potential?

The 2015 first-round rookie may be buried on the team's depth chart, but does he have fantasy value this year?

The Best (and Worst) Fantasy Football Defenses Over the Last 5 Years

Which defenses have been easy targets for your fantasy football start-sit decisions over the last five years? Which ones should you have avoided?

Why Chris Johnson Could Actually Help the Arizona Cardinals Be a Better Rushing Team

Chris Johnson signed a one-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals, and believe it or not, he might help.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Tuesday 8/18/15

Is Clayton Kershaw worth his massive price tag tonight?

Exploitation Theory: What the NFL Schedule Can Teach Us About Streaming Quarterbacks

Identifying the best and worst matchups for the top 26 fantasy quarterbacks.

Catching Up on the NBA Offseason: The Pacific Division

Which team has had the best offseason so far in the Pacific Division? Which team in LA actually got better?

Why the Arizona Diamondbacks May Be Postseason Ready in 2016

This is not a joke -- the Diamondbacks may actually be a wild card contender next season. Let's look at why.

What Are the Odds That a Particular Running Back Will Fall to You in Your Fantasy Football Draft?

By looking at average draft positions and standard deviations, we can find the probabilities that a player you covet will be on the board when you make your next selection.

Should PPR Scoring Change the Way You Value Positions in Fantasy Football?

Is PPR scoring different enough from standard scoring to alter your draft lists? Or do players rank similarly regardless of scoring setting?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/18/15

Robinson Cano has helped the Seattle Mariners' offense come on strong in the second half, and they have themselves a tasty matchup tonight.

Appreciating Kawhi Leonard's Offense

The NBA's Defensive Player of the Year can do more than just defend.

ADP Watch: Ameer Abdullah Is Rising Fast

Ameer Abdullah is getting rave reviews out of Lions' camp, and now his ADP is rising through the roof. Is it warranted?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Monday 8/17/15

Gerrit Cole looks to add to what has already been a career year tonight against the Diamondbacks.

​3 Defenses to Target in Your Fantasy Football Drafts

No one should be playing one defense throughout the fantasy football season. Instead, target these units with favorable early-season schedules.

Why Darren Sproles May Fade Into the Fantasy Football Background in 2015

Darren Sproles was once a PPR monster who fantasy owners craved. But with new competition added in the offseason, his fantasy football prospects have become unclear.

6 Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 20

Jonathan Schoop has put up some sweet numbers for a second baseman, but he's still available in almost 80 percent of leagues. Who else should you add?

Fantasy Baseball Streaming Pitchers: Picking on the Twins

The Minnesota Twins will spend the week away from home, making them a strong team to stream against.

Who Are Baseball's Best Hitting Pitchers?

In the National League, pitchers hit. And some do it way better than others. Which pitchers are best at the plate?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/17/15

With how the Pittsburgh offense is hitting right now, Jeremy Hellickson could be in for a long night.

Are the Washington Nationals Doomed?

The Nats are getting dangerously close to playing themselves right out of postseason contention. What happened?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 8/14/15

Ryan Braun crushes left-handed pitching and draws a dream matchup against Phillies' southpaw Adam Morgan tonight.

Defensive Back Consistency in IDP Fantasy Football

Harrison Smith helps your fantasy teams live on the edge of glory, as he was the most consistent defensive back in 2014.

The 2015-2016 Fantasy Basketball Schedule: Which Teams Have One-Game Weeks?

It's never too early to start thinking about fantasy basketball. Here's a snapshot of this year's season-long schedule.

A Running Back to Target in Each Round of Your Fantasy Football Draft

Which running back is your best option during each round of fantasy football drafts this season?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/14/15

The Red Sox have been heating up against lefties, and they've got Mike Montgomery rolling into town tonight.

Linebacker Consistency in IDP Fantasy Football

Luke Kuechly wasn't the highest scoring linebacker in 2014, but he was the most consistent.

3 NBA Players in Prime Situations to Break Out in 2016

Which players could benefit the most from their teams' offseason gains and losses?

MLB Power Rankings Update: Toronto Takes the Lead as Baseball's Best

The Blue Jays were active at the trade deadline, and it's certainly paying off.

A Look Aaron Hicks' Progression Towards Becoming a Respectable Major League Outfielder

Aaron Hicks has gone from not making the opening day roster to hitting leadoff for a .500 team. What triggered the change?

Which 2014 NFL Playoff Teams Are Most Likely to Miss the Playoffs in 2015?

By taking a look at some numbers, let's try to predict which 2014 playoff teams could take a step back in 2015.

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Thursday 8/13/15

Mike Trout is always in play, but tonight's matchup makes him a fantastic option.

Using Our Draft Kit to Win Your CBS Sports Fantasy Football League

Could Aaron Rodgers actually be had at a value in CBS drafts?

4 Daily Fantasy Baseball Stacks for 8/13/15

The struggling Angels get a date with Jeremy Guthrie. Can they snap out of it tonight?

USA Basketball Mini-Camp Scrimmage: White Team or Blue Team?

A Twitter debate is raging on about which scrimmage squad is better. We use our nERD metric to weigh in.

Is Joique Bell Becoming the Biggest Fantasy Football Value of 2015?

Everyone's talking about Ameer Abdullah, but is Joique Bell now flying under the radar?

What Do First-Round Fantasy Football Running Back Busts Look Like?

No one wants to draft a failure of a running back in the first round. What can you do to avoid doing so?

MLB Daily Fantasy Helper: Wednesday 8/12/15

Is Jacob deGrom a better play than Clayton Kershaw tonight?

Major League Baseball Should Steal a Defensive Concept From the NBA

The NBA employs a certain defensive strategy that could be incredibly useful MLB. Should they consider it?