NCAA March Madness Preview – Iona Gaels

Iona Gaels
March 9, 2017

Iona Gaels MAAC (22-12, 12-8) by Joel Welser Iona had a lot of talent to replace from last year’s NCAA team. Most expected they would take a step back and that was partially the case. The Gaels finished 12-8 in MAAC play, tied for third and six games back on conference winner Monmouth. But Coach Tim Cluess’ team is playing their best basketball in March and beat Rider, Saint Peter’s…

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NCAA March Madness Preview – Florida Gulf Coast Eagles

Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
March 9, 2017

Florida Gulf Coast Eagles Atlantic Sun (26-7, 12-2) by Joel Welser For the second straight season, Florida Gulf Coast will look to recapture their 2013 NCAA Tournament magic. Back in 2013, Dunk City swept the nation as the Eagles knocked off Georgetown and South Dakota State en route to a trip to the Sweet Sixteen. Last year FGCU won a game too, but that was against Fairleigh Dickinson in the…

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Pac-12 Games of the Week Preview – Thursday CBB Contests

Pac-12
February 23, 2017

Pac-12 Games of the Week Preview Be part of the new conference bundle Games of the Week. Get inside the Pac-12 games with Thursday Games of the Week contest (Enter Contest). Here’s a look at the conference matchups. No 5 UCLA Bruins (24-3) vs Arizona State Sun Devils (13-15) UCLA is the only Pac-12 team that’s unbeaten in February. The Bruins are coming off one of their most impressive wins of…

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ACC Games of the Week Preview – Wednesday CBB Contests

ACC
February 22, 2017

ACC Games of the Week Preview Be part of the new conference bundle Games of the Week. The ACC gets into hyper drive with three games on slate for Wednesday’s action. Here’s a look at what’s up before jump ball (Enter Contest). No 11 Duke Blue Devils (22-5) vs Syracuse Orange (16-12) Two of the most successful coaches in college basketball history will go head-to-head. Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski holds a slim 4-3…

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MLB 2017 Season Preview – American League Central

American League Central
February 22, 2017

MLB 2017 Season Preview American League Central FanPicks examines the American League Central division for the upcoming Major League Baseball season. Get ready for fantasy baseball. Chicago White Sox The Sox won’t contend in 2017, but at least there is a plan. Fans are eager for the prospects acquired in the Chris Sale and Adam Eaton trades to arrive in the Majors. Not to mentioned that the expectation of even more trades…

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NCAA March Madness – The numbers

February 21, 2017

NCAA March Madness The numbers As selection Sunday (March 12) inches ever closer, we take a look at some blind resumes to learn more about NCAA tournament seeding. Team #1 ranks third in the RPI (Ratings Percentage Index is one of the tools used by the NCAA Selection Committee to evaluate teams) , has a great strength of schedule and is in first place in the toughest conference in America….

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MLB 2017 Season Preview – American League East

Daily Fantasy Sports - American League East
February 16, 2017

MLB 2017 Season Preview American League East FanPicks examines the American League East division for the upcoming Major League Baseball season. Get started with fantasy baseball right now! Baltimore Orioles The Orioles always appear at a disadvantage in a division filled with big spenders. They also don’t have the prospects to swing major deals. They know who they are, and they somehow make it work. There’s no reason to believe they won’t contend…

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Midseason March Madness sneak peek – Gonzaga sprungs into first place

Gonzaga sprungs into top spot
February 15, 2017

Gonzaga sprungs into first place Gonzaga takes over the men’s basketball poll top spot from Kansas in what was the craziest week of the college basketball season.  For the second time in school history, 22-0 Gonzaga is the No. 1 team in the nation. The Zags last held the top spot during the 2013 season, for a period of three weeks. A week ago, it was all about West Virginia’s two disappointing losses to…

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Bracketology – Predicting 2017 March Madness tournament field

bracketology
February 15, 2017

Bracketology Predicting 2017 March Madness tournament field Remember when N.C. State’s Dennis Smith Jr. was hitting everything off the dribble and throwing down thunderous dunks at the buzzer against Duke? The Blue Devils and all their NBA talent seemed to be crumbling before our eyes just a week ago. Well, fortunes can turn quickly in the loaded ACC. After winning at Wake Forest on Saturday and at Notre Dame on…

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San Antonio Spurs clinch NBA record 20th-straight winning season

San Antonio Spurs
February 14, 2017

SAN ANTONIO SPURS CLINCH NBA RECORD 20TH STRAIGHT WINNING SEASON The San Antonio Spurs earned their 42nd victory of the season in Monday’s 110-106 affair against the Indiana Pacers. The win guaranteed the club would finish over .500 for a 20th consecutive season, breaking a tie with the Utah Jazz for the most consecutive winning seasons in NBA history. Make your daily fantasy sports picks the Spurs right here. Coincidentally,…

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NCAA Basketball Preview – UNC vs Duke rivalry game

UNC vs Duke
February 6, 2017

NCAA Basketball Preview North Carolina Tar Heels vs Duke Blue Devils As the great sports writer Al Featherston intelligently points out from time to time, ESPN treats the first Duke-UNC game (Enter contest) as a demarcation between the end of football season with the Super Bowl and the brief reign of college basketball from February to early April. It’s a nice position to be in for both programs and for the ACC in…

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5 Reasons Why the Atlanta Falcons Will Win Super Bowl LI

Win Super Bowl DFS
February 2, 2017

5 Reasons Why the Atlanta Falcons Will Win Super Bowl LI The Atlanta Falcons could not have provided a more fitting end to the NFL franchise’s storied 25-year history inside the Georgia Dome. The final chapter being a dominant 44-21 victory over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game to earn a trip to Houston to face the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LI. It marks just…

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NHL Rundown — Thursday Fantasy Hockey Preview —

NHL Daily Rundown - Thursday Fantasy Hockey
February 2, 2017

NHL Rundown Thursday Fantasy Hockey Preview The NHL rundown examines Thursday Fantasy Hockey matchups (Enter contest) to get you ready for your cash drafts. Canadiens vs Flyers The Montreal Canadiens’ top line of captain Max Pacioretty, Alexander Radulov and Phillip Danault are showing signs of coming together as a group while the Philadelphia Flyers quickly came apart at the seams in their first game back from the NHL All-Star break. Pacioretty, who…

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