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Barcelona and Real Madrid have their issues, but who needs

BARCELONA -- Let me remind you of a Clasico-related statistic which is absolutely jaw-dropping and seems to be barely mentioned.Real Madrid are, pound for pound, the most successful and prestigious club side in the history of football. No doubt about it. Not because they've won the most Spanish league titles by far (34 to Barcelona's…

Fantasy Baseball 3B Sleepers: Breakout, undervalued third basemen to add

The third base rankings are loaded heading into the 2020 fantasy baseball season, but that doesn't mean you should ignore the 3B sleeper section on your draft cheat sheet. Finding the right undervalued players or potential breakouts in the mid-to-late rounds is how you maximize your draft, and fortunately there are several prime candidates at the…

Fantasy Baseball SS Sleepers: Breakout, undervalued shortstops to target in

Few would argue our 2020 shortstop rankings are as thin as they've been in previous years, but smart fantasy baseball owners know they should always be on the lookout for undervalued sleepers at this important position. Fortunately, there are several overlooked veterans and/or potential SS breakouts who need to be circled on draft cheat sheets. …

Fantasy Baseball OF Sleepers: Breakout, undervalued outfielders to add to

Whether you play in a three-OF or five-OF fantasy baseball league, you're going to need a handy list of outfield sleepers for your draft cheat sheet. Every year there are surprise OF breakouts, which is good because you every year you probably have at least one surprise bust on your team. You can find undervalued…

Fantasy Baseball Sleeper Pitchers: Breakout, undervalued SPs to circle on

Fantasy Written By Matt LutovskyShare Fantasy baseball owners go into every season knowing that there will be monumental busts and plenty of surprise breakouts at the starting pitcher position. Whether it's because of injuries, "bad/good luck", or just simple decline/improvement, end-of-season rankings rarely resemble preseason rankings for starters. A lengthy list of SP sleepers is a…

Browns right to extend Myles Garrett the chance to be

Myles Garrett is one of the best defensive players in the NFL. The Cleveland Browns are giving him the chance to prove it. If Garrett proves the Browns right, that will give both the chance to put an ugly 2019 season in the rear-view mirror for good.  NFL.com reports that Garrett is close to a five-year, $125 million extension…

Ex-Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville earns GOP nod in Alabama U

NCAA Football Written By Tom GattoShare Former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville on Tuesday advanced to the general election in Alabama's 2020 U.S. Senate race, defeating former Sen. and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a Republican Party primary runoff.Tuberville moves on to face Democratic incumbent Doug Jones on Nov. 3.FLASHBACK: Tuberville compares Lubbock to IraqTuesday's runoff was needed…

2020 MLB Top Prospects: Ranking the rookies, sleepers to add

Fantasy Written By Frank NevilleShare Even though the veteran-laden Nationals took home the World Series title last year, youth remained the name of the game throughout the majors -- and in fantasy baseball leagues. Every season, fantasy owners look for undervalued sleepers and potential breakouts, and it's now more common to see top prospects and…

Tiger Woods will be ready to go despite five-month break,

Written By Dejan KalinicShare Dustin Johnson believes Tiger Woods will be ready to go at the Memorial Tournament, his first event in five months.Woods will play on the PGA Tour for the first time since February when the event begins Thursday at Muirfield Village in Ohio.MORE: Ryder Cup postponed to 2021Johnson, who has missed the…

Redskins superfan Dale Earnhardt Jr

Written By Tom GattoShare Dale Earnhardt Jr. is sticking with Washington's NFL team, which is searching for a new identity.Earnhardt affirmed his allegiance a day after the franchise announced it was retiring "Redskins," the club's moniker since 1933, and replacing it at some point with . . . something else."I'm all for it," the NASCAR…

Cam Newton promises he’ll give Patriots an upgrade over Tom

The last time we saw Cam Newton on a football field, he was wearing a Carolina Panthers uniform and dealing with a busted wheel.He’s talking now as if he has been rejuvenated in both form and fashion — and might be able to function as an upgrade over the Patriots' previous QB.In a roundtable conversation with…

Patriots’ Bill Belichick becomes a meme eating a sub during

Written By Tom GattoShare Bill Belichick was spotted Tuesday in Connecticut taking what appeared to be a very long lunch break.OK, so the Patriots coach was actually filming a Subway commercial and a couple of footlong subs were the main props.MORE: Cam Newton says Pats can call a different game with him at QBAs is often the case when…

Madden 21 must be joking with its QB ratings of

Written By Dan BernsteinShare EA Sports disrespected Aaron Rodgers in its initial "Madden 21" ratings reveal this week, giving him an 89 overall mark just behind Tom Brady (90) and significantly behind Drew Brees (93).The Packers quarterback is six years younger than Brady and four years younger than Brees, and he worked behind a worse offensive…

Lamar Jackson was in disbelief after learning his ‘Madden 21’

Written By SJ LynnShare Lamar Jackson was not happy with his "Madden 21" rating.The reigning league MVP, who is also on the cover of this season's game, had his rating revealed during an interview Monday night with ESPN's Sage Steele on "SportsCenter."'MADDEN 21' QB RATINGS: The best quarterbacks by overall, speed, throw power & more"A 94?!" Jackson said…

Dak Prescott contract updates: Will Cowboys beat deadline, sign QB

Welcome to Dak Prescott contract week. The deadline for the Cowboys to sign their 26-year-old franchise quarterback to a long-term contract is fast approaching, and updates are worth monitoring, because the hours leading up to 4 p.m. ET on Wednesday could significantly alter Dallas' salary cap situation.After roughly a year of contract talks with Prescott…