Finding Fantasy Value: Jets’ Kyle Connor flying under the radar

Here is our weekly list of players that can provide a boost to your fantasy team, including two scorers from one of the league’s highest-flying offences. Whether you add any of these players to your team should depend on your league settings (points only versus multi-category), other available players, and team needs. David Backes, C/RW For years Backes was a must-own in multi-category fantasy leagues for his ability to reach 100 penalty minutes, 200 hits, and decent point totals. However, his production has tailed off in recent years, and he also spent time on injury reserve this season. Now he is back and on a scoring run that earned him… Read More

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Serena Williams, like everyone on the East Coast, cannot believe it’s so cold

A very cold weather occurrence known as a “bomb cyclone” has hit up and down the East Coast, bringing snow, wind and cold temperatures to places that are normally sunny and warm. Seriously, look at these videos of snow where snow normally isn’t: It’s snowing in Tallahassee! As exciting as this is, please use extreme caution if you are driving & don’t expose yourself to the cold for too long without proper gear. #SunshineState #SnowDay #WinterIsHere pic.twitter.com/QVnnCTWQ5E — Tallahassee Police (@TallyPD) January 3, 2018 Check out the SNOW falling in Florida right now! This is in Tallahassee & you can hear kids laughing in the background. Courtesy: dhpeeple1 #BombCyclone #WinterStorm… Read More

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Giants’ Roger Lewis underwent ankle surgery on Tuesday

Dan Duggan may be reached at The second-year receiver was playing through pain late in the season. Watch video It seemed odd that wide receiver Roger Lewis didn’t play in the Giants’ 18-10 win over the Redskins in Sunday’s season finale. Now, the reason is known. Lewis, who dressed for the season finale, underwent surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle on Tuesday. Lewis said the injury had bothered him for about five weeks, but he played through the pain due to “the opportunity of a lifetime.” they asked me do i want to end the season and get my ankle surgery weeks ago while i was in… Read More

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Josh Rosen’s No. 1 priority is battling narratives, and so far he’s losing

Josh Rosen has the tall task of changing opinions and battling the narrative that he’s selfish and entitled. Josh Rosen is officially headed to the NFL. The now-former UCLA quarterback announced his decision Wednesday night, tweeting a statement that said he will forgo his senior season and enter the draft, where he’s projected by many to be a top-five selection or possibly even the No. 1 pick. “Over the last three years, UCLA has helped me grow as an athlete, a scholar, and a member of the community,” Rosen wrote. “I have made some mistakes along the way; however, I am grateful that I made those mistakes backed by such… Read More

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Mike Golic Jr. joins Bills Mafia by getting shirtless in a snowstorm

Mike Golic Jr. wants in on the so-called Bills Mafia, the nickname for Buffalo superfans known for their passion and for doing crazy stuff at tailgates. Although Golic Jr. can’t make it to a Bills tailgate until next year, he decided to join by taking off his shirt, heading outside during Winter Storm Grayson and getting doused in ketchup and mustard: He went out into the #BombCyclone to prove his loyalty to @TheBillsMafia. @MGolicJR57 just wants to share the @buffalobills love…. #GolicAndWingo pic.twitter.com/9ig38XCm5d — Golic and Wingo (@GolicAndWingo) January 4, 2018 ATTENTION @TheBillsMafia… @MGolicJR57 would like to officially submit his application to join…. pic.twitter.com/trOJh1iQoR — Golic and Wingo (@GolicAndWingo) January… Read More

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