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Coby Fleener a ‘work in progress’ for Saints, fantasy value still high

Coby Fleener a ‘work in progress’ for Saints, fantasy value still high

We break down the fantasy football implications of Coby Fleener taking more time to learn the Saints’ offense than expected.  The acclimation of Coby Fleener into the New Orleans Saints’ offense is still a work in progress. Head coach Sean Payton said Monday that Fleener’s adjustment to a new offense was “an ongoing progression,”...

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Joe Flacco to play Saturday against Lions, fantasy value still in question

Joe Flacco to play Saturday against Lions, fantasy value still in question

The Ravens’ quarterback will play in his first game since Week 11 of 2015, we explore the fantasy implications. Baltimore Ravens’ quarterback Joe Flacco is scheduled to start in the team’s third preseason game on Saturday against the Detroit Lions according to NFL Media’s Adam Schein. A week ago, Flacco told the media that...

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PGA Tour pro shanks one off the face of the earth

PGA Tour pro shanks one off the face of the earth

Ya hate to see it. It happens to all of us. Golf is hard. #QuickHits https://t.co/S1cYbUTEM0 — PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) June 25, 2016 Every PGA Tour pro will have a heinous shank at one point or another during their competitive career. Fortunately, most do not have ProTracer technology lined up alongside national TV cameras...

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Euro 2016: Bracket, schedule, scores, groups and more

Euro 2016: Bracket, schedule, scores, groups and more

Everything you need to know about Euro 2016. Euro 2016 is here, and this edition of the European Championships should be the most unpredictable one in a long time. The field has expanded to 24 teams, the biggest in the history of the competition. Hosts France will expect to make a deep run, but...

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3 things we learned as Portugal struggled to a 1-0 extra time win over Croatia

3 things we learned as Portugal struggled to a 1-0 extra time win over Croatia

Croatia and Portugal neutralized each other so thoroughly that neither team managed a shot on goal until Portugal scored their winner late in extra time. It took 117 minutes of play before we saw a single shot on target between Portugal and Croatia in their Euro 2016 match, but that shot proved decisive as...

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Sharks, Penguins pay tribute to Orlando shooting with a moment of silence

Sharks, Penguins pay tribute to Orlando shooting with a moment of silence

The NHL showed their support for Orlando with a heartfelt tribute. Before Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, a moment of silence was held for the victims of the Orlando shooting that happened early this morning. In a wonderful gesture from the NHL, the Sharks and the Penguins, the silent reflection was held just...

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Stanley Cup Final: Penguins try to finish off Sharks on the road in Game 6

Stanley Cup Final: Penguins try to finish off Sharks on the road in Game 6

San Jose is desperate to force a deciding Game 7. Cuba Gooding Jr. and television hockey coverage go together like peanut butter and jelly. With bread, of course. What a flawed saying. Anyway, the noted Jerry Maguire and Daddy Day Camp actor appeared on NBCSN’s pregame coverage for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup...

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Copa América 2016: Bracket, schedule, scores and more

Copa América 2016: Bracket, schedule, scores and more

Everything you need to know about the Copa América Centenario. Copa América is back, and if bigger is better, it should be as good as it’s ever been. That’s because this isn’t your ordinary Copa América, but an expanded Copa América Centenario. It includes not just the standard members of the South American football...

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A slapdash podcast predicts the 2016 college football season, 5 teams at a time

A slapdash podcast predicts the 2016 college football season, 5 teams at a time

Let’s collect the records our weirdest college football podcast is throwing out for this year’s Power 5 teams. College football podcast Shutdown Fullcast is trying something unusual: talking about college football. To be specific, we’re doing weekly previews of random batches of five power-conference teams at a time for the 2016 season, including a predicted...

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Rex Ryan thinks ‘big ol’ rascal’ LeBron James could play tight end for the Bills

Rex Ryan thinks ‘big ol’ rascal’ LeBron James could play tight end for the Bills

If LeBron wants to step away from the NBA, Rex Ryan has a roster spot for him in Buffalo. Rex Ryan refused to comment on whether he thinks the Golden State Warriors or the Cleveland Cavaliers will win the NBA Finals, but he had plenty to say on the topic of LeBron James playing...

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