Why it pays to take risks at goalkeeper in fantasy soccer

This week I selected Alisson, with Liverpool hosting Cardiff City, one of the worst teams in the league. Not only was he facing a weak opponent, at Anfield, but Alisson was also tied for the league lead in clean sheets with six, and had conceded just three goals in nine games. It wasn’t a bad […]


Alex Cora bringing World Series trophy to his Puerto Rican hometown

Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora and a delegation from the Red Sox will take the World Series trophy to his hometown of Caguas, Puerto Rico, on Saturday to nfl jerseys cheap china This past Sunday, Cora became the first Puerto Rican manager to win the World Series. He draped a Puerto Rican flag […]


Washington Wizards, at 1-7, struggling to keep it together

One by one, the Washington Wizards took their spots in front of their stalls, answering questions after Friday’s disturbing 134-111 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder. There was an expectation of fireworks, possibly a public rebuke from John Wall or maybe Bradley Beal, but the Wizards were decidedly on message, and shockingly in step. It’s […]


Steph Curry is the ultimate one-off

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Davante Adams: Major player vs. Patriots then; NFL star now

His NFL career, although it formally began when the Green Bay Packers picked him in the second round of the 2014 draft, really began in his 12th game. In the first — and to date, only — meeting between Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady, it was the rookie receiver who stole the show. He caught […]


Rams making do without injured cornerback Aqib Talib

The Rams’ locker room has been decisively quieter since Talib was placed on the injured reserve after a Week 3 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. Where Talib once filled the locker room with lively debate and laughter, there’s now a speaker that occasionally plays music to drown out the nfl jerseys china nike […]


Boca Juniors-River Plate rivalry well primed for Copa Libertadores’ big stage

There are huge derby matches all over South America. The history of the continent’s football is based on city rivalries. Unlike, say, Spain and most of Italy, the big rivalries are not between different regions of the country, but between different teams from the same city. So why does Boca Juniors vs. River Plate stand […]


Diego Valeri helps 10-man Portland Timbers outlast FC Dallas in MLS playoffs

Diego Valeri scored twice, and goalkeeper Jeff Attinella made five saves, including one with his head, as the 10-man Portland Timbers advanced in the Major League Soccer playoffs by defeating FC Dallas 2-1 on Wednesday night in Frisco, Texas. The Timbers, the fifth seed in the Western Conference, will play host to either top-seeded Sporting […]


An epic 18-pitch at-bat showed bond between future World Series skippers Alex Cora, Dave Roberts

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From Price to Pearce: How stars and unexpected heroes made the Red Sox unstoppable

Then again, it’s the best place to hold a party, the place where a baseball team spends untold hours during a season, where the players discuss wins and losses, where friendships begin and the bonding of a championship team comes official nike nfl jerseys Mitch Moreland wandered through the cramped quarters, a can of […]