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Champions League draw results 2016: Juventus, Sevilla favored in a fun Group H

There appears to be two clear favorites to advance, but Lyon and Dinamo Zagreb can present a challenge. Without a doubt, Juventus will be big favorites to win Group H. And honestly, there's a clear pecking order behind them too -- Sevilla, then Lyon, then Dinamo. Show More Summary

Andrew Luck still uses a flip phone, but this one's new

This is not a #TBT - Thanks to AT&T for hooking up the new phone! #FlipPhonesAreBack ? Andrew Luck ??? 2016?8?25? 1. Andrew Luck, the highest-paid player in the NFL, still uses a flip phone. You might be asking yourself, “Wait, we’ve...Show More Summary

Champions League 2016 draw results: Leicester City takes on Porto in Group G

It's time to see what the shock winners of the Premier League can do on Europe's biggest stage. In a Champions League group stage full of interesting matchups, the toughest group to predict might be Group G. Leicester City shocked the...Show More Summary

Cal vs. Hawaii odds: Golden Bears open 2016 as huge favorite in Australia

The Golden Bears and Warriors meet for the first game of the 2016 college football season in Sydney, Australia on Friday night. The California Golden Bears are 7-2 straight up in their last nine season openers and are 2-0 against the spread in their last two. Show More Summary

John Brown returns to practice, should be quality fantasy asset

Brown got cleared to practice this week after a lengthy absence due to a concussion. We break down the fantasy implications. Arizona Cardinals wide receiver John Brown returned to practice Thursday, just four days after getting cleared...Show More Summary

Champions League draw results 2016: Group F should be very fun

Get excited for a scrap between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund. With Real Madrid taking on Borussia Dortmund, we're in for a re-run of the 2012-13 semifinals and 2013-14 quarters, and given how good those games were, it should be delicious. Show More Summary

2016 Champions League draw results: Spurs handed life in Group E

Tottenham Hotspur, Bayer Leverkusen and AS Monaco got very lucky. Tottenham Hotspur entered the Champions League draw fearing a potential matchup with two of Europe's top teams. Instead, these members of Pot 3 have emerged as the favorites...Show More Summary

Top daily fantasy football plays for Thursday’s Week 3 preseason games

With just two games on the Thursday schedule, we break down the best of the limited options for your daily fantasy lineups. We’ve only got two games to work with on this Thursday slate, so the key is going to be finding those two or three low-owned differential plays that hit big and separate you from the field. Show More Summary

Browns will trade Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

It’s an unexpected move for Cleveland. The Browns will trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo, the team’s sixth overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, to the New England Patriots, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. The Browns declined to pick...Show More Summary

Colin Kaepernick hopes to win starting QB job but still isn’t a fantasy factor

Kaepernick has fallen behind Blaine Gabbert while recovering from offseason surgeries. We break down the fantasy implications. 2015 was a year to forget for quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Just three years after leading the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl, Kaepernick’s production fell off a cliff last season amid multiple injuries. Show More Summary

Why are Cal and Hawaii opening the college football season in Australia?

California took a 14-hour flight just to get to its season opener. So why the tripdown under? The 2016 college football season kicks off on Friday, but the opening game won’t take place in a traditionally football-mad locale like Alabama or Texas. Show More Summary

Champions League draw results 2016: Bayern Munich and Atlético Madrid set to compete for Group D supremacy

There are two clear favorites atop Group D. Two of Europe's elite are set to square off in Champions League Group D, with Bayern Munich and Atlético Madrid squaring off in a battle for dominance. For Bayern, it's about proving that their...Show More Summary

Bradley Beal can become a star if John Wall lets him

Wall needs his backcourt partner to reach his potential and that will only happen if Beal gets more opportunities to create when the two share the court. When teams have a season as disappointing as the Wizards' 2015-16 campaign, tension is bound to build up between players. Show More Summary

Champions League 2016 draw results: Group C features Pep Guardiola vs. Barcelona

Pep-Off: Guardiola's past takes on Guardiola's present. Group C falls quite neatly into two through, two out, but there should be some decent games. Pep Guardiola's return to Barcelona with Manchester City is the headline story, andShow More Summary

‘NBA 2K17’ player ratings are leaking, and it's tearing NBA rookies apart

Ben Simmons is savage! The NBA 2K franchise is one of the strongest series in video games, but what’s wrong with a little extra viral marketing before the release? Ronnie 2K, the long-running online spokesperson for the game, has been sending images with overall ratings for any player who tweets at him asking for one. Show More Summary

Eric Ebron still out of practice, remains a fantasy risk

The Lions expect to have Ebron ready for Week 1, but he’ll likely sit out the rest of preseason. We break down the fantasy implications. The Detroit Lions continue being cautious with tight end Eric Ebron, who was held out of practice yet again on Thursday as he recovers from an ankle injury. Show More Summary

2016 Champions League draw results: Group B is wide open

Who's going to advance group Group B? Pick two teams out of a hat. Group B of the UEFA Champions League features no established top teams. None of its participants are regular fixtures in the quarterfinals of the competition, there are no global superstars, and even the winner will likely be picked to lose their Round of 16 battle. Show More Summary

Champions League draw results 2016: Paris Saint-Germain battles Arsenal in Group A

The two big clubs will grab the headlines, but the whole group is definitely interesting to consider. One of the more intriguing groups in the Champions League this season is the one at the top of the list, Group A. With two major clubs...Show More Summary

Matthew Stafford shaping up as a potential fantasy value

The Lions plan on implementing more no-huddle concepts in their offense. We look at the fantasy implications for Matthew Stafford. The Detroit Lions had an overall disappointing season in 2015, but the offense and quarterback Matthew Stafford looked significantly better when coordinator Jim Bob Cooter took over midway through the season. Show More Summary

The Olympics were a ‘success,’ but only if the Olympics are the only thing you care about

The games of the Olympics went well! That doesn’t mean the Olympics were good. The world has flown home from Rio. By this point, even the Solomon Islands Olympic team, which I met in an airport in Chile Monday, is probably on the fifth and final leg of their journey from Rio-to-Santiago-to-Auckland-to-Adelaide-to-Honiara, their country’s capital. Show More Summary

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