‘FIFA 20’ Premier League simulation: Liverpool finishes the job, Manchester United gets into Champions League

With the coronavirus pandemic bringing much of the world to a standstill, many of us are just in our homes trying to figure out how to pass the time. Whether that’s watching binge-watching a bunch of shows or playing countless hours of video games, here’s hoping you and your family Read more

MLB 2020 season simulation: Slump continues for last-place Astros; three players ink contract extensions

Major League Baseball was supposed to launch the 2020 regular season last month, on March 26. The spread of the novel coronavirus, however, forced MLB to delay Opening Day to some unknowable future date that is dependent on the effectiveness of the containment strategies imposed across the country. Because we Read more

‘FIFA 20’ Champions League simulation: Barcelona, Messi vs. Ronaldo, Juventus in final

The Champions League’s 2019-20 season is far from over, but with the coronavirus pandemic suspending pretty much every competition in the world, who knows when this tournament will conclude? Aiming to be finished by the summer, there is still the entire quarterfinal, semifinal and final rounds to be played while Read more

2020 Masters simulation: Jon Rahm opens strong with two-shot lead entering the weekend

The 2020 Masters has been delayed until November due to the coronavirus pandemic, but that didn’t stop data scientist Rick Gehman from playing out the tournament as if it was played as scheduled. A SportsLine expert who co-hosts “The First Cut” podcast on CBS Sports, Gehman’s simulations are used by countless Read more

MLB 2020 season simulation: Astros struggle in first week; Red Sox, Cardinals hot out of the gate

Major League Baseball was supposed to launch the 2020 regular season last week, on March 26. The spread of the novel coronavirus, however, forced MLB to delay Opening Day to some unknowable future date that is dependent on the effectiveness of the containment strategies imposed across the country in recent Read more

Fantasy Baseball Rankings 2020: Busts from unbiased simulation that nailed Chris Archer’s disappointing season

Mets first baseman Pete Alonso took the majors by storm last season, slugging a head-turning 53 homers. He drove in 120 runs and sported 155 hits in almost 600 at-bats. During the league’s abbreviated spring training, Alonso failed to hit one out of the park, but where should he be Read more

Fantasy Baseball Rankings 2020: Busts from top simulation that nailed Chris Archer’s disappointing season

The coronavirus-shortened MLB spring training shed plenty of light on potential 2020 Fantasy baseball busts. Players like Red Sox right fielder Andrew Benintendi, who underwhelmed throughout 2019 despite a high preseason Fantasy baseball ADP, are out there. But who has the time or resources to figure out the Fantasy baseball Read more