7 Players Being Drafted after Round 7

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By TJ Horgan Average Draft Position is something you, as a fantasy player, can use to your advantage when drafting a team. Pay attention to where players are going, because maybe you can wait an extra round or two on that sleeper you are higher on than everyone else. I will now share with you seven players being drafted outside of the top 70 in standard-scoring ESPN drafts, who WILL finish inside the top 70, and help you win your league. 1) Jeremy Maclin, WR, Philadelphia Eagles (ADP: … [Read more...]

Noontime Sports: Wheaton College Senior Signs to Mets

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Check out the full story on Noontime Sports here.       Mike Gibbons, rising senior at Wheaton College recently signed a free agent contract with the MLB's New York Mets. Gibbons posted an impressive 1.89 ERA in 2014. He played this summer in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League for the Torrington Titans. Gibbons joins Chris Denorfia and Jamie Baker as the only Wheaton baseball players to sign with an MLB team. … [Read more...]

Fantasy Sports Boys: Ideal Draft Position This Year

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By TJ Horgan Let's face it; the first pick in your fantasy football draft is not always the best pick. Arguments can be made about which pick has yielded the best results in the past, but the fact of the matter is that each year's crop of talent is different and cannot be quantified by looking at the previous years' draft positions. Last year, 2013, the consensus best draft positions were either the first overall pick, for Adrian Peterson, or pick 7/8, due to the parity in running backs … [Read more...]

MLB trade deadline, NFL Hall of Fame class of 2015, and much more this week on Spadora on Sports

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Check out this Spadora on Sports Podcast Here.         Pete and the producers are joined in studio by Big Mike, the Colonel, who recently returned from Afghanistan. They discuss the NFL Hall of Fame inductions, the MLB trade deadline, Paul George's injury, the Buffalo Bills' future, and much more this week on Spadora on Sports. John Brockway joins the sh0w, as the NFL Hall of Fame in Canton recently welcomed their class of 2014. Brockway reflects on the legacy … [Read more...]

MA College Football: Bentley’s Baron A Potential Mitchell Award Winner

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Check out the full story on Noontime Sports here.     Michael Baron, junior at Bentley University, was added to the Fred Mitchell Award Watch List. The Mitchell Award is for Division II, Division III, NAIA, and NJCAA placekickers who excel on the field and in the community. Baron joins 12 other Division II placekickers on this watch list. In 2013, Baron finished 2nd in the Northeast-10 Conference in field goal percentage, making nine of 13 field goals. … [Read more...]

MA College Football: Harvard Adds New Coach in Rohde

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Check out the full story on Noontime Sports.     As of Friday, August 1, Steven Rohde is officially an assistant football operations coordinator at Harvard University. Rohde spent a year at his alma mater, University of New Hampshire, as a football operations intern. When he was a student at UNH, Rohde graduated in 2014 with a business management degree. … [Read more...]

The Fantasy Sports Boys: Patriots’ Running Backs

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By TJ Horgan The New England Patriots' depth chart consistently means nothing. Based on Bill Belichick's decisions, it seems as though he doesn't believe a depth chart exists. Aside from Tom Brady, there is parity among all Patriots' offensive weapons, in the eyes of Belichick. For this reason, analyzing and predicting individual performance among Patriots' players has evolved into a formidable task. From 2006-2011, a Patriots' running back has breached 200 carries only once (BenJarvus … [Read more...]

What Is Making Jon Lester So Dominant?

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By TJ Horgan   There is no denying that Jon Lester, so far, is in the midst of his best season in the majors. Despite having seven losses already, which can almost undoubtedly be attributed to the Red Sox's underwhelming amount of run support, Lester is maintaining a 4.6 WAR (Wins Above Replacement), which is second in the MLB. His ERA is also ninth-best in the MLB (2.52). Red Sox fans are generally on one of two sides regarding their opinion of Jon Lester. The first side is … [Read more...]

Jon Lester’s Market Value Will Surprise

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By TJ Horgan So, Jon Lester has joined just about every other member of the Boston Red Sox over age 26 in being the most recent name to be available for trade inquiries. The five-year question in Boston has been whether or not Lester is an "Ace," and the Red Sox have been answering that with a resounding "YES!" by not putting legitimate effort into acquiring a better pitcher. As reported by Peter Abraham of the Boston Globe, Lester is looking for a "competitive offer consistent with the … [Read more...]