Week 3 fantasy highs and lows

Week 3 of the NFL season is here, and there are plenty of notable performances. What do they mean? Tristan H. Cockcroft and Matt Bowen are here with instant analysis on the biggest fantasy performers, as well as the duds of the week. 1 p.m. ET games Mark Ingram II should be RB2: Ingram set a new personal best for PPR fantasy points on Sunday, his 35.5 exceeding the 32.1 he scored in Week 15 of the 2017 season. It was a performance that looks all the more impressive when…

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Best rookie for each MLB team in 2019

It has been an incredible season for rookie talent, with first-year players across the Majors hitting the ground running after making the jump to baseball’s highest level. According to MLB.com’s 30 beat writers, here is every team’s most valuable rookie in 2019. (Players’ 2019 seasonal ages listed.) AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST Blue Jays: Bo Bichette, SS, age 21This is a tough call between Bichette and Vladimir Guerrero Jr., but Bichette gets a slight edge for his amazing first impression. The son of former Rockies slugger Dante Bichette burst onto the scene…

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NBA board passes stricter tampering measures

Sep 20, 2019 Tim BontempsESPN NEW YORK — The NBA’s board of governors on Friday unanimously approved a series of measures to more strictly enforce compliance with tampering and salary-cap circumvention. In addition to being subject to fines up to $10 million, teams can also lose draft picks, executives can be suspended, and contracts can be voided when rules are not followed. In addition, teams must save communications with agents for one year, and random auditing of a team’s communication with agents and other teams can take place. “We had,…

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Ranking the top 100 NHL prospects for 2019-20

The importance of good young talent to an NHL team cannot be overstated, as so many prospects are being developed and promoted very quickly in the league today. Here’s our annual top 100 prospects in hockey, beginning with June’s top two draft picks. If you don’t know these names yet, you will soon. Player eligibility: To be considered for the top 100, a player must still have Calder Trophy eligibility heading into the 2019-20 season. That means a player did not play more than 25 regular-season NHL games in the…

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