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Jared Max: Pro Leagues Making Deals With Fantasy Sports Sites Is Dangerous

What are the odds that in the future, sports fans will read about Pete Rose and shake their heads, bemused, “Wait, he was banned from baseball for doing what???”

11/13/2014

Arian Foster #23 of the Houston Texans runs around Darian Stewart #20 of the St. Louis Rams as he gets some help from Derek Newton #75 of the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium on October 13, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

IPO To Give Investors A Stake In NFL Running Back Arian Foster

The unorthodox and risky investment opportunity kicked off Thursday with an IPO filing proposing to sell stock for a stake in the future income of the Houston Texans’ Arian Foster.

10/17/2013

Chiefs linebacker Tamba Hali sacks Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the second half on Sept. 29, 2013 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Protecting Your Fantasy Football Investment

Football is a rough game and players get hurt all the time. For the 25-million Americans who play fantasy football injuries can ruin a season and cost a player big money.

09/30/2013

FILE - Gamblers at a casino in Atlantic City, NJ. (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Regulators To Let Atlantic City Casinos Accept Bets On Fantasy Teams

The temporary adoption of the new rules will be effective on April 22, the Gaming Enforcement Division said Monday.

03/18/2013

People walk along the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Atlantic City Casinos Will Offer Fantasy Sports Betting As Part Of New Pilot Program

Peyton Manning’s touchdown passes, Adrian Peterson’s first downs and Darrelle Revis’ interceptions could combine to make someone rich this fall.

03/16/2013

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Now Pop-Culture Fans Can Get In On The Fantasy Sports Game

Fantasy leagues are huge right now, but not everybody is a football fan.

09/17/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For July 9th

Francisco Liriano ( SP, MIN) has been fantastic since returning to the starting rotation. After tossing 6.2 innings and allowing just one run this week against the Rangers, Liriano has now allowed just 15 runs in his last 49.1 innings, striking out 52 against 24 walks.

07/09/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 25th

Each week we’ll be providing you with insight into the best (and worst) baseball players to play in your fantasy baseball league.

06/25/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 11th

The free agent wires get barer and barer as the season progresses. That makes every move at this point of the season more and more important. Make sure you’re the one grabbing the right guy off the scrap heap, not putting the big get back onto the waiver wire.

06/11/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For June 4th

This week should see a bunch of DL spots open up across the league. Mike Morse is back, and Desmond Jennings and Carlos Santana are among players making their return on Tuesday. As such, the waiver wire could be flush with talent – here are a few names to keep in mind as you make your adds and drops for the coming week.

06/04/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 21st

It’s a common truism in sports: you don’t win a game in the first quarter, but you can lose one. We’re almost at the end of the first quarter for the 2012 MLB season. Sitting in first place? Don’t get cocky. We’ve got a long way to go.

05/21/2012

5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 14th

So far so good for most of my teams – all but two of my nine money league teams sit in the top half of their leagues. The two that don’t? Albert Pujols was the first (or most expensive, in the auction) pick. For all you Pujols owners out there, I feel your pain.

05/14/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For May 7th

It was a big week in baseball, with injuries and closer drama abound. Chances are you’ll be needing to make some shuffles over the next few days, and here are some names to keep in mind as you wheel and deal.

05/07/2012

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5 Up, 5 Down: Fantasy Baseball Advice For April 30th

The early season dust is beginning to settle, as we’re now roughly one-eighth of the way through the season. Roles are stabilizing, teams are separating themselves. Still, 20 games can hold plenty of statistical anomalies, so we must remain discerning as the calendar flips to May. Here are five players heading into the season’s second month like lions.

04/30/2012

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Injury Breakdown: Let’s Start Reporting Injuries Accurately!

I’m all for the glass being half full, silver linings and making lemonade, but I’m having a lot of difficulty understanding the optimism in the reporting of injuries in pro sports these days.

WFAN–09/12/2011