JANUARY 7: Shea Weber #6 of the Montreal Canadiens skates against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on January 7, 2017 in Toronto,Ontario, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Maple Leafs 5-3. While it’s important to consider matchups, sometimes a good deal on a hot
Tony Allen, Mem, G/F (4 games – 26% owned) – Only John Wall and Steph Curry have produced more value in the Steals category than Allen since the beginning of December, and Allen has also been a positive in Rebounds, FG% and Turnovers, while averaging a serviceable 10.7 points, in that span. Montrezl
On Inauguration Day, as the presidency changes hands from noted sports fan Barack Obama to Donald Trump, athletes from across the sports landscape took to social media to react to the transition of power.
By Chris Morgan While events in the political realm may be on your mind Friday, if you can look beyond these pressing matters, there are six NHL games on the slate as well. Three of the NHL’s Canadian teams are in action. Perhaps you can watch them play and dream of moving to the cities they call home
The passion and patriotism of dual-nationals were placed under the microscope again after United States men’s national team goalkeeper Tim Howard became the latest American soccer icon to doubt the desire of foreign-born players.
Thursday brings with it eight games, and that includes the two teams that give up the most goals on average in the NHL. Pekka Rinne, NAS at CGY ($32): Rinne has been quite strong in his last six outings, posting a 1.63 GAA and a .946 save percentage. The Flames are 20th in goals per game (2.60) and
Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. Dobber launched his fantasy hockey website Dobber Hockey back in 2005 and has been providing Puck Daddy with fantasy hockey
Whether Green’s literally or figuratively being a pain in the groin, you get the feeling there isn’t much forethought going into either, and what’s worse, there’s always an excuse to follow. Meanwhile, Green got arrested over the summer for allegedly bumping a Michigan State football player in a bar
By Chris Morgan It’s a leisurely, run-of-the-mill Wednesday, but perhaps you can give your day a little spark with some daily fantasy hockey. The NHL has five games on the slate for you to choose from. If you want a little assistance when it comes to who to target, and who to avoid, here are some insights
The San Diego Chargers’ decision to move to Los Angeles last week sparked a lot of questions about the wisdom of the relocation. Pretty much every team that has relocated through sports history has been welcomed by its new city.
By Neil Parker There are nine games in the NHL on Tuesday, so it should be easy to differentiate your selections for tournaments. At Yahoo, it’s also always worth scrolling all the way through the player pool because some solid players can jump out at, or near, minimum price. With that said, here are
Yes, timely penalties came to the rescue for those in pursuit of the Vince Lombardi Trophy and, of course, they absolutely shattered Super Bowl dreams for the offending teams. The first of these referee-to-the-rescue instances occurred Saturday at the Georgia Dome between the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta
By Chris Morgan Monday is Martin Luther King Day, and because of the holiday, the NHL’s schedule is a little weird. The first games start at 1:00 PM ET, so if you plan on playing any daily fantasy hockey you’ll want to set your lineups early, or it may end up being too late.
Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and athletes from around the sports world celebrated the day with thoughtful posts about Dr. King and his important messages. I have the same DREAM! Thank you Dr. Martin Luther King Jr! A video posted by dwyanewade (@dwyanewade) on Jan 16, 2017 at 7:27am PST
The world of fantasy hockey is a busy place, so we’ll review the best and worst performers each week to help you see what you might have missed and learn about emerging trends. Jason Zucker is having a strong January, with five points in six games and 16 points in his last 19 games overall. Zucker
JANUARY 12: Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates after scoring a goal against the Philadelphia Flyers during the first period at Wells Fargo Center on January 12, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sunday’s NHL slate is a modest one, with just six teams scheduled to take the ice. Cory
The job of President of the United States come with many responsibilities including Head of State and Commander in Chief of the armed forces. William Howard Taft began the tradition in 1910 and since then every single president – except Jimmy Carter – has tossed a ceremonial changeup at least once.
For those who have long followed Ball Don’t Lie, you know “the 10-man rotation” has been a staple of the blog for years. The 10-man rotation is now part of our weekly newsletter, which also includes original content you can’t get anywhere else and highlights from the week that was at Ball Don’t Lie.
Malcolm Brogdon, Mil, G (4 games – 58% owned) – The former collegiate Cavalier is starting to find his groove with the Bucks, averaging 14.6 points, 6.8 assists, 5.2 rebounds and 1.2 treys over his past six games – he’s the No. 56 most valuable roto asset in the Yahoo game over the past two weeks. Terrence
[Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Hockey contest now] GOALIE Cam Ward, CAR vs. BUF ($32): The Sabres will be playing on the second of back-to-back nights, and because of an injury to Robin Lehner, third-string goalie Linus Ullmark may be in net. Ward has a 2.31 GAA, while the Sabres are only scoring 2.30 goals
The New England Patriots are one of the most divisive teams in the NFL, thanks in large part to a series of controversies throughout the past decade. The Patriots’ four Super Bowl titles in the Bill Belichick era supply opposing fans with plenty of fuel as it is, but couple that jealously with tales
The topic on the roundtable: What has been the biggest disappointment of the 2016-17 NBA season? Damian Lillard and the Blazers have fielded one of the NBA’s worst defenses. The Blazers signed Evan Turner and Festus Ezeli for a combined $85 million, and true to form, they’ve combined for all of 0.6