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2019 fantasy football handcuffs – Austin Ekeler among top options

[ad_1] 12:12 PM ETMike ClayESPN Writer CloseFantasy football, NFL analyst for ESPN.com Member of Pro Football Writers of America Founding director of Pro Football Focus Fantasy 2013 FSTA award winner for most accurate preseason rankingsFantasy football handcuffing is a tricky animal.On one hand, you want to protect yourself from injuries by warehousing your star player's backup.On the other hand, the opportunity cost of expending that roster spot could cost you
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The complete SEC East college football season preview

[ad_1] 7:00 AM ETBill ConnellyESPN October 29, 2016: That's the last time Georgia lost a game to an SEC East foe. Kirby Smart's Bulldogs erupted in 2017, winning the conference and reaching the finals of the College Football Playoff. And with no one else ranking higher than 28th in S&P+ or 34th in FPI, it was easy to see the Dawgs owning the division for years to come.That ownership indeed
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The complete SEC West college football season preview

[ad_1] 8:00 AM ETBill ConnellyESPN With LSU taking a step forward in Ed Orgeron's second season, Texas A&M playing at a top-15 level in Jimbo Fisher's first season and Mississippi State playing maybe the best defense in the country in Joe Moorhead's debut, the SEC West enjoyed its best depth in years last fall. Better yet, the computers only project one team to regress this fall (MSU, and not by
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How a small Texas town has reacted to the hiring of Art Briles

[ad_1] MOUNT VERNON, Texas -- The parking lot of the Dairy Bar on Highway 37 was filled with three-quarter-ton pickups.Inside, at the "Table of Knowledge" -- so indicated by the sign hanging from the ceiling -- several men in blue jeans and work shirts, a few in cowboy hats, ate lunch and discussed the business of the day. Interrupted by a reporter, they didn't have any problem offering up opinions
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How to draft a fantasy football team in nine easy steps

[ad_1] 1:31 PM ETField YatesESPN Insider CloseField Yates has previous experience interning with the New England Patriots on both their coaching and scouting staffs. A graduate of Wesleyan University (CT), he is a regular contributor to ESPN Boston's Patriots coverage and ESPN Insider.If you're here, don't worry, you're not alone.A friend, relative or acquaintance may well have gauged your interest in joining his or her fantasy league and you --
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England vs. United States – Football Match Report – July 2, 2019

[ad_1] Alyssa Naeher saved a penalty and Alex Morgan headed in the winning goal on her 30th birthday as the United States survived a stiff test from England to win 2-1 on Tuesday and advance to the Women's World Cup final in Lyon, France.The pregame news was dominated by changes from both managers. Megan Rapinoe was not in the U.S. lineup and England coach Phil Neville was forced to start
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His mom has never seen him play this is football and life on the border

[ad_1] 10:49 AM ETTonya MalinowskiE:60 CloseTonya Malinowski is an Emmy- and Edward R. Murrow-award-winning associate producer for ESPN. She is based in Charlotte, N.C., and can be reached at [email protected] MEMORIAL STADIUM in Brownsville, Texas, sits 2 miles from the Mexican border and a world away from the home of Leo Ramos' mother on the other side. It's senior night for the Lopez High School football team, and Leo, a
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Norway vs. England – Football Match Report – June 27, 2019

[ad_1] England defeated Norway 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Thursday to secure their second straight semifinal spot.The Lionesses pounced on the Norwegians from the onset of the match at Le Havre, and now await the winners between Friday's clash between France and the United States.- FIFA Women's World Cup: All you need to know- Full Women's World Cup fixtures scheduleJill Scott scored England's first goal just three minutes
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College football schedule superlatives for the 2019 season

[ad_1] The absolute most important thing to understand any time you're previewing the upcoming college football season, and especially when you're doing a deeper dive on schedules, is that "ain't nobody playing anybody."It's a time-honored phrase and one coated in its own vernacular depending on where you reside and what team you live and die with every fall Saturday afternoon. It's also a phrase that will invariably reach a crescendo
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United States vs. Trinidad and Tobago – Football Match Report – June 22, 2019

[ad_1] The U.S. made it two wins from two in the Gold Cup after its victory over Trinidad and Tobago. Matthew Ashton/AMA/Getty ImagesAfter a meandering first 45 minutes, the United States made it two wins from two in the Gold Cup group stage, defeating Trinidad and Tobago 6-0 on Saturday night in Cleveland.It had been 620 days since the U.S. was denied a place at the 2018 World Cup by Trinidad,