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Week 2 Fantasy Football Rankings: Running Backs

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Fabiano UPDATED: September 16, 2021 The first week of the 2021 NFL season is on the books! We’re moving on to Week 2 a little wiser so let’s use that knowledge to our advantage over our opponents. Wise decisions......

Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em Fantasy Football Week 2: Running Backs

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTgzNzIyNzI3MTM0MjA5NTQw/pittsburgh-steelers-najee-harris.jpg Michael Fabiano Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em is the ultimate look at the best and worst matchups based on a PPR scoring system in fantasy football. This column will not cover the elite players in the NFL like Patrick Mahomes, Christian McCaffrey, Davante Adams, or Travis Kelce. Instead, I’ll look......

Sources: NFLPA backs Gordon to be reinstated

ESPN
The NFL Players Association determined Josh Gordon has successfully completed his NFL-monitored treatment program and has recommended to the league that he be reinstated, sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Gordon, 30, is awaiting final approval from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, but he is vaccinated against COVID-19 and said to be......

Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em Fantasy Football Week 1: Running Backs

Sports Illustrated
Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em is the ultimate look at the best and worst matchups based on a PPR scoring system in fantasy football. This column will not cover the elite players in the NFL like Patrick Mahomes, Christian McCaffrey, Davante Adams, or Travis Kelce. Instead, I’ll look at the players......

Biden pledges to support communities ravaged by Hurricane Ida: ‘I promise to have your backs until this gets done’

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The President met with local leaders, surveyed some of the storm’s damage and delivered remarks in LaPlace. He also participated in an aerial tour of some of the communities hardest-hit by the storm and met leaders in Lafourche Parish.......

England captain Root backs team to build on Headingley win

Reuters
Cricket – Third Test – England v India – Headingley, Leeds, Britain – August 28, 2021 England’s Joe Root celebrates after winning the match Action Images via Reuters/Carl Recine Aug 29 (Reuters) – England captain Joe Root has said his team have the quality to consistently deliver performances similar to......

New Israeli Leader Backs Hard Line on Iran but Softer Tone With U.S.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, speaking days before his first meeting with President Biden as Israel’s new leader, said he would oppose American-led attempts to reinstate a lapsed nuclear agreement with Iran and continue Israel’s covert attacks......

Fantasy Football ADP: Backup Running Backs Breakdown

Sports Illustrated
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Fantasy Football ADP: Starting Running Backs Breakdown

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The top running backs will get snapped quickly in the first and second rounds this season, with fantasy owners hoping to land Christian McCaffrey with the first overall pick. Each starting running back is profiled on their team outlook. ADP BreakdownsQB1 | QB2 | RB1 & RB2 | RB3 &......

Mexico president backs cenbank hikes over inflation, but slams board member

Reuters
Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador looks on during a commemoration on the third anniversary of his presidential election victory at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido MEXICO CITY, Aug 18 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday backed the central bank’s......

Fed’s Eric Rosengren backs tapering in the fall, but no rate hikes until job market improves

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said Monday he would be prepared to start rolling back some of the central bank’s easy monetary policy this fall, but isn’t ready yet to start thinking about raising interest rates. Echoing recent comments......

Game Script Impact on Fantasy Football Production: Running Backs

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Michael Fabiano Game script. Positive. Negative. Neutral. We hear these terms more and more as folks discuss the advantages and disadvantages of players under different game scenarios. To help fantasy managers use this data to help them in their upcoming......

Baseball-Japan rejoice over ‘wonderful’ gold medal, pressure off their backs

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YOKOHAMA, Japan, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Japan won their first Olympic gold medal in baseball by beating the United States 2-0 on Saturday, furnishing a long-awaited crown for their country’s most broadcast and beloved sport and denying their foes a second title. “The colour of the medal was so wonderful,”......

White House backs senators pushing for stricter crypto reporting rules

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden returns to the White House on August 02, 2021 in Washington, DC. President Biden is returning from a weekend trip to Camp David. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images The White House weighed in – somewhat out......

Fantasy Football Handcuffs: Backup Running Backs Breakdown

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Handcuffing running backs can be hugely rewarding or ridiculously frustrating from week to week. It would have been so rewarding to have Mike Davis on your bench last season when Christian McCaffrey went down, or you could be asking yourself every week why you’re wasting a roster spot on Alexander......

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