Fantasy basketball – Fantasy NBA Daily Notes

Not only has Jayson Tatum fallen off from his hot start to the season, but he has been downright awful of late. Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images Asked to explain the message his Milwaukee Bucks sent to the Golden State Warriors and the entire NBA with a declarative win over the defending champions in Oakland on Thursday night, Giannis Antetokounmpo simply shared, “We’ve arrived.” Indeed, the Bucks have arrived. Milwaukee now claims the second-best offensive rating (points per 100 possessions) and the fourth-stingiest defensive rating in the NBA. The…

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Irish Daily Star Chase Preview

Road To Respect The jumps season is beginning to heat up as the rain makes the unusually good ground that bit safer. Limerick played host to the Munster National last weekend, which marked one of the first proper opportunities for staying chasers and it went the way of Spider Web. Tom Mullins charge will do well to match the achievements of last season winner Total Recall but he does look like a horse worth following considering how he stayed inside the final furlong. Punchestown is undoubtedly the home of jumps racing in Ireland and the…

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Brooks Koepka motivated by pair of daily messages

Brooks Koepka had two sets of daily reminders for a season that PGA Tour players voted as the best. One was his annual list of goals that he writes every Jan. 1 during quiet time on the beach, some of them golf specific, some of them about life. He tacks the list in the middle of his closet so he can’t miss it when he’s getting dressed, packing for a trip or getting his watch and wallet. “I’m definitely ahead of schedule on certain things,” Koepka said Tuesday. No doubt…

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Fantasy MLB – Daily notes, pitcher rankings and hitter ratings plus players to add for Sunday

6:28 PM ET Todd ZolaFantasy Close Writing on fantasy baseball game theory and player analysis since 1997 Winner of the 2013 Fantasy Sports Writer’s Association Best Baseball Article It looks like we’re about to come full circle as the weather issues dotting the early season schedule are back this weekend. Hopefully pennant races, MLB and fantasy, aren’t negatively affected. Sunday’s slate offers a nice array of pitchers to stream, including some “break glass in case of emergency” options for those in deeper leagues or needing a late-week miracle to pull…

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San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman launching daily fantasy site

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman is entering the daily fantasy sports business. Sherman announced Thursday that his new fantasy site, Daily Number, will be launching paid contests in 23 states. Sherman is the co-founder, along with CEO Tom McAuley, and will be the chief brand ambassador, appearing in an upcoming video ad campaign. While many NFL stars have endorsed fantasy sites, Sherman is believed to be one of the first, if not the first, to have a founding stake in a fantasy game. Richard Sherman, who is recovering from…

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How media, daily fantasy and new thinking from U.S. pro sports commissioners helped sports betting become accepted

The sports betting landscape in America shifted forever on a Monday morning in May, when the U.S. Supreme Court released a game-changing ruling that put the nation on a path toward widespread legal sports betting. Shortly after 10 a.m. ET, on May 14, the Supreme Court struck down the 1992 Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which for 26 years had limited legal sports betting to primarily Las Vegas. The interest in the decision was remarkable. SCOTUS had already decided cases on terrorism, immigration and human rights violations in the…

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2018 Stanley Cup Final – Alex Ovechkin is unwavering in his commitment to daily meal from Mamma Lucia’s

7:00 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN When Alex Ovechkin came to the Washington Capitals in 2005, the team had the same meal ordered to the practice facility after every game-day morning skate. It was a large spread from Mamma Lucia’s, a local Italian chain. Think: carbs, sauces, more carbs. “It’s a tradition from day one,” Ovechkin told ESPN before the season. “They have the Italian food always when we came to the rink, and it’s very delicious.” Up to 10 guys were in on the order back then. By 2012, the…

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Daily Fantasy Sports Law Illegally Crafted in New York

New York State officials on Oct. 30 were still weighing their legal options a day after a state Supreme Court judge ruled a 2016 law permitting daily fantasy sports contests was illegally crafted. Officials with the Gov. Andrew Cuomo administration on Tuesday said there was still no comment on the ruling by acting Supreme Court Judge Gerald W. Connolly. Lawyers with knowledge of the case expect the state to quickly appeal, possibly right to the state’s highest court, and obtain a stay of Connolly’s decision to ensure there is no…

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