Nets coaching candidates include Ty Lue, Jason Kidd, Mark Jackson and Jeff Van Gundy, per report

The implication in firing Kenny Atkinson is that the suddenly star-studded Brooklyn Nets wanted a coach better-able to accommodate Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Atkinson, among the most analytically-inclined coaches in basketball, developed a culture around younger players that didn’t seem to match Brooklyn’s newly overhauled roster, which needed someone Read more

2020 Fantasy Football: First-half studs you may have forgotten include Cooper Kupp, Evan Engram, Matt Stafford

In Fantasy Football, we have to deal with our own biases. Two of the most prominent examples are recency and primacy bias, and they can often be at odds with one another. They both come into play when players have inconsistent performances throughout a season.  Recency bias is the term Read more

2020 Fantasy Baseball Draft Prep: Busts 1.0 include rising stars like Fernando Tatis, Vladimir Guerrero

Already this preseason, I’ve written about players who are being overvalued by the drafting public, according to ADP. That particular column is a recent addition to our preseason lineup, having just been introduced a few years ago, but I’m grateful for it. Draft Prep It means I don’t have to Read more

Fantasy Football: 12 bounceback candidates for 2020 include Kerryon Johnson, T.Y. Hilton and A.J. Green

Mar 31, 2020 at 3:36 pm ET • 1 min read Get the latest insights @FantasyFootballToday It’s always tough to name bounceback candidates. They are, by definition, coming off some type of underperformance, which creates an easy rebuttal to any argument. But players fail to meet expectations for a variety Read more

Five boxing fights to make in 2020 include welterweight showdown, heavyweight unification

Matchmaking in the world of boxing has long been a feast-or-famine proposition, though hurdles involving various promotions, networks, streaming services and alphabet organizations have increased complications significantly. Still, in recent years, boxing fans have been treated to some thrilling contests involving high level opposition. Now, the coronavirus pandemic has caused Read more

Red Sox CEO says MLB hopes to play full schedule, which might include empty ballpark games

Major League Baseball suspended operations on Thursday for at least four weeks in response to the nationwide spread of the novel coronavirus. That suspension will entail missing at least two weeks of the regular season, which was scheduled to begin on March 26. It is, obviously, too soon to know Read more

Fantasy Baseball: Late-round replacement options for Luis Severino include Yankees in-house candidates

Feb 25, 2020 at 4:20 pm ET • 5 min read Get the latest insights @FantasyBaseballToday The top tier of starting pitchers got even thinner for Fantasy when as the Yankees announced Tuesday that Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery. Severino, who missed most of last season with a shoulder Read more