Fantasy sports

Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Santana, right, high-fives manager Gabe Kapler after the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Thursday, July 12, 2018, in Baltimore. Philadelphia won 5-4. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 13, 2018 - 12:55 pm
The All-Star break is the perfect time for you to re-evaluate your fantasy baseball team. It's a good time to determine what it will take to build a squad that can make a strong final push toward your league's playoffs. Let's focus on players you'll want to target in trades during and after the...
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Miami Marlins' J.T. Realmuto rounds second base after he hit a home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
July 03, 2018 - 7:36 pm
One advantage you can hold over your opponents in daily fantasy baseball is understanding how each game environment compares relative to one another on a given slate. Early in the season, the discrepancies between controlled stadium conditions such as domes and games played outdoors are often...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon catches a pass during practice at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 13, 2018 - 4:39 pm
So (insert name of NFL beat writer) says (fill in name of player) is having a tremendous offseason. This could be the year (repeat name of player) breaks out. Every team has that player who tears it up in the offseason. Be it rookie minicamp or organized team activities, some scribes that follow...
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Tennessee Titans quarterbacks Marcus Mariota (8) and Blaine Gabbert (7) take a snap during an organized team activity at the Titans' NFL football training facility Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur wants to make sure Mariota is as comfortable with Tennessee's new offense as possible, planning to call plays that fit his quarterback best. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
June 07, 2018 - 3:01 pm
Whether trying to avoid a first-round gamble or reaching for a player too soon, many fantasy football players will go into 2018 drafts with a list of performers to absolutely not trust. Don't be that obtuse to completely exclude players. One person's disappointment could be another's bargain: JOE...
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A sports jersey for Morris Bailey, left, the owner of the Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., and another for Jason Robins, CEO and co-founder of DraftKings, adorn a table at the offices of DraftKings, in New York, Friday, June 1, 2018. DraftKings and Resorts Casino tell The Associated Press they signed a deal Friday to offer sports betting in New Jersey. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 01, 2018 - 7:53 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — One of the nation's largest daily fantasy sports companies is teaming up with an Atlantic City casino in the latest deal seeking to capitalize on the emerging legal sports betting market. DraftKings and Resorts Casino told The Associated Press they signed a deal Friday to...
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Houston Astros' Max Stassi hits a two-run home run during the fifth inning against the New York Yankees in a baseball game Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 01, 2018 - 11:32 am
Some fantasy baseball owners often compare catchers to kickers in fantasy football. Really, they're more like tight ends, since kickers are unpredictable from week to week. Still, it's hard to get excited about anyone at the position between the top few catchers. Even worse if you're in two-catcher...
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Chicago White Sox's Yoan Moncada, right, slides safely into second base on a steal as Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor cannot hold on to the ball in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 29, 2018 - 12:19 pm
When Tyler Glasnow made his season debut last year against Cincinnati, it seemed like a bad spot to take Reds hitters for daily fantasy lineups. Glasnow was highly talented and the Reds were getting a negative park shift. Still, the Reds tallied five steals for 25 DraftKings points just on the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 file photo, Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry makes a touchdown catch during the first half of an NFL football game as Washington Redskins safety Deshazor Everett looks on in Carson, Calif. Chargers tight end Hunter Henry tore an anterior cruciate ligament during practice, likely sidelining him for next season. The team announced the injury on its Twitter account on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo, file)
May 23, 2018 - 6:18 pm
A collective groan howled across the fantasy football world upon news of Chargers tight end Hunter Henry's torn knee ligament on the first day of organized team activities. Henry had become the cool kid in the tight end class as the departure of Antonio Gates opened the door for Henry to emerge as...
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In this Monday, May 14, 2018 photo, betting odds are displayed on a board in the sports book at the South Point hotel and casino in Las Vegas. Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting, the race is on to see who will referee the multi-billion-dollar business expected to emerge from the decision. (AP Photo/John Locher)
May 17, 2018 - 6:52 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The prospect of legal sports betting throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in the billion-dollar industry. Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and others are itching to offer...
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Colorado Rockies' Gerardo Parra watches his three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, May 14, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 16, 2018 - 5:55 pm
A fantasy baseball staple offense is in danger. Without warning, what was once reliable is causing unexpected headaches for fantasy owners. For the first time since their inception in 1993, Rockies hitters aren't doing what's expected out of them: provide copious amounts of offense. Entering...
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