My guilty pleasures: NFL football and World War II

My guilty pleasures: NFL football and World War II
This piece differs from my usual op/ed offerings that appear in the newspapers in my conservative congressional district (VA-06). Usually, my columns are designed to challenge the conservative reader in these dark times on the political right– to …
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How Your Sunday NFL Football Gets Made
The television production crews that help bring professional football games to some 15 or so million people on any given network on any given Sunday are kind of like NFL placeholders. You don’t really recognize who they are or what they do until …
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2013 NFL Draft: RB Fantasy Football Preview
The last few years, NFL teams have severely discounted the value of running backs and the running game in general. Unlike any draft of recent years, the 2013 NFL Draft saw no running backs taken in the first round and the rest of the pack just kept sliding …


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Nov 13, 2016; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) runs after a catch against Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr (39) during the second quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY SportsFantasy football cheat sheets
If USA TODAY’s Fantasy Football special edition is sold out in your area, fear not! We have updated cheat sheets from our own Roger Rotter. These rankings are based on a standard, yardage-based scoring system that awards six points for any kind of touchdown.
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Fantasy Football: Titans Players For Your Lineup Tonight
Tonight marks the kickoff of Week 8 in the NFL with the Tennessee Titans taking on AFC South rival Jacksonville Jaguars in Thursday Night Football’s edition of the Color Rush matchup. The Tennessee Titans are coming off a heartbreaking 8-point loss to …
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Fantasy Football: Ranking Packers ahead of fantasy playoffs
Inching closer to the fantasy football playoffs, how do the Green Bay Packers stack up at each position? Whether you’ve secured your spot into the fantasy playoffs or not, having one eye on the end-of-season schedule is important. Ensuring your roster is …
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Fantasy Football: Week 1 NFL Daily Fantasy Picks

Fantasy Football: Week 1 NFL Daily Fantasy Picks
Playing daily fantasy football in week 1 of the 2016 NFL Season? Read these DFS suggestions before you set your FanDuel or Draft Kings lineup. Early September is finally here and that brings on many new things. The weather starts to turn as we progress …
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Fantasy Football Leagues in the Workplace?
It’s that time again. Football fans are gearing up for the excitement of a new season. The rest of the world is prepping for how to deal with it. And Football Fantasy Leagues are popping up everywhere  including at work. But is it a good idea?

Is Fantasy Football Hurting NFL Game Attendance?
Fantasy football is booming. An estimated 28 million people now play a game that less than two decades ago was enjoyed by only diehard fans and stat geeks. And real football is doing just fine, too. The NFL likely surpassed $ 10 billion in revenue last …
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Fantasy Football Draft Guide To The Seahawks
You’re getting your cheat sheet ready for your upcoming draft, grateful that your commissioner decided to wait until Labor Day weekend, and after the end of preseason injuries. With one eye on the personnel of your favourite NFL team, which Seahawks …
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Fantasy Football Championships: Starts, Sits, and Sleepers
Brandin Cooks led the Saints to a win and fantasy football owners to the Championship Round with his 37.6 points in Week 15. Here your championship week starts, sits, and sleepers. Cooks hasn’t been the most reliable fantasy football player this season …
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Microsoft and Yahoo have built fantasy football bots
Yahoo announced Thursday that users of its Yahoo Fantasy Football platform can now use a new Amazon Alexa skill to get updates during weekend matchup updates, get predictions, and learn about the performance of individual players. The new skill emerges …
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Sights and sounds from BYU football spring camp: ‘It’s time to get going for next year’

Sights and sounds from BYU football spring camp: ‘It’s time to get going for next year’
PROVO – With snow blanketing the roads outside, the BYU football team hit the Indoor Practice Facility field on Monday morning for the Cougars’ first practice of spring camp. BYU, starting its second full season under Kalani Sitake’s coaching staff, will …
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Mississippi State capitalizes on Ole Miss turmoil, signs head coach Dan Mullen to an extension
Mississippi State Bulldogs head football coach Dan Mullen signed a multi-year extension yesterday to keep him in Starkville, MS through the 2020 season. Mississippi State’s Dan Mullen receives 4-year extension thru February 2021. He will earn $ 4.5 …

WATCH: Texas Longhorns RB Chris Warren rehab feature
Texas Longhorns running back Chris Warren III couldn’t have asked for a better start to his collegiate career. Warren set a Texas freshman record with 276 yards and four touchdowns against Texas Tech at the end of the 2015 season. In his first start.
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sportMaster complaint for concussion lawsuits against NFL filed
“The NFL actively tried to and did conceal the extent of the concussion and brain trauma problem, the risk to the Plaintiffs, and the risks to anyone else who played football.” The NFL says it has long made player safety and understanding of concussions a …

Tom Brady stands alone as NFL’s greatest after rescuing Patriots in Super Bowl
Five years before the wild culmination of Super Bowl LI, to the day if not to the minute, Tom Brady sat alone in a chair in the locker room of Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. He had a towel over his head, his back was hunched, and he wept. Back then …

Stop Watching NFL Football
On September 15, I sent the following email to my children and my six oldest grandchildren: I was watching NFL Football on Sunday, as is my habit, but in the Jets-Packers game, after an ugly fight in the end zone, I realized that the rage and violence was …
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Watching NFL Football Live on Android and iOS

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With week 4 starting this Sunday, many fans are eager to watch NFL Football live on their smart devices with the help of various NFL apps (you can read more about those here). How to watch NFL Football live on your Android or iOS device The Packers will be …
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NFL Football Tickets Make Excellent Holiday Gifts For Family And Business Alike offers a full range of tickets for regular seating as well as premium VIP tickets for those who must be right on top of the action. Whichever works best for you … you’ll find the right event tickets at Use discount code …

Does NFL early retirement hurt football?
Build your own custom daily newsletter with updates on your favorite teams, sent directly to your inbox. Through the wacky free agency signing period and the tumultuous trades that rocked the NFL this past week, a different storyline has grabbed some …


How to Win the Flex Position in Fantasy Football

sportHow to Win the Flex Position in Fantasy Football
TJ is a former full-time poker player who has been playing fantasy football for more than a decade. After online poker was outlawed, TJ ended his poker career and dedicated himself to fantasy football. His background in poker statistics and analytics …
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Who Has the Best Fantasy Football Projections? 2015 Update
Notes: FantasyFootballNerd projections were not included because the full projections are subscription only. WalterFootball projections were not included because they do not separate rushing from receiving touchdowns. CBS estimates were averaged across …

Early fantasy football predictions for NYJ defense
Heading into the upcoming Fantasy Football season, the overall defense of the New York Jets will be one of the best options to consider for lineups everywhere. Last season, the defense of the New York Jets was the fourth best in the entire NFL. They …
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Fantasy Football 101

sportFantasy Football 101
Fantasy football is a statistics-based game in which players compete against each other by drafting and managing players from NFL teams. Fantasy football is generally a season-long competition, although week-long contest have gained popularity, played by …

Fantasy Football Diary: Week 5 Results
This season, 5 Points Blue decided to immerse ourselves in the world of fantasy football. What better way to share that experience than through a weekly diary? If you’re wanting to learn more on how to play, feel free to ask questions. If you already …

Fantasy football cheat sheets
If USA TODAY’s Fantasy Football special edition is sold out in your area, fear not! We have updated cheat sheets from our own Roger Rotter. These rankings are based on a standard, yardage-based scoring system that awards six points for any kind of touchdown.
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sportNFL Monday Night Football Schedule 2016: Teams & Dates
Week 1: Steelers at Redskins, 7:10 p.m. ET Week 1: Rams at 49ers, 10:20 p.m. ET The NFL has an array of different prime-time and national television slots on its schedule, but there’s still something a little extra special about playing on Monday nights.

Marriott-NFL Deal For Football Fans
A great deal for NFL fans from Marriott International. In its sixth year as an NFL partner, Marriott International is providing travelers with unrivaled opportunities to express their passion for the game and get in on the action. From Courtyard‘s Super …

New Orleans experiences rare football-less weekend; a new name for the LSU coaching search
Since the Saints’ inception in 1967 the only previous fall weekends in which the Saints, LSU or Tulane didn’t play a football game were Sept. 25-26, 1999; Sept. 16-17, 2001; and Nov. 1-2, 2002. Even in the NFL strike seasons of 1982 and 1987 either LSU or …
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