Managers looking to do something different to improve their fantasy lives may want to have a look at Jesus. That’s Gabriel Jesus of Manchester City, of course. It’s as if he fell from the sky and landed smack, dab in the middle of the EPL season. He was purchased by […]

Is it time to choose Jesus as your saviour?

In a fascinating post on the Players’ Tribune web site, ex-NHLer Jed Ortmeyer describes why he chose to continue his professional hockey career despite knowing that a rare blood disorder could literally kill him while he was on the ice. Ortmeyer broke in to the NHL with the Rangers in […]

“Without this game, who am I?”

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  Well… my Scuttling Hogs team has struggled a bit, and the main difference between these dark days of early 2017 and the Hogs’ heyday of last fall seems to be only that I’ve been taking a more active management hand in things week to week. Sad but true. The […]

Hogs in the mud

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  League-leading Scuttling Hogs have played their first-half wild card to make a number of strategic switches to tweak the lineup going into Gameweek 19 and the new year. Out has come the struggling Jermain Dafoe, replaced by red-hot Rondon. Aike, Reid, and van Dijk shore up an almost entirely […]

Hogs refreshed for 2017

Chelsea needed only one goal today from Diego Costa to secure a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace and cement their place atop the English Premier League. However the Chelsea striker also earned a yellow card, his fifth of the season and will now miss the team’s next match vs Bournemouth […]

Alert: Diego Costa suspended for Game Week 18

Christian Eriksen scored 2 goals and added 1 assist vs Hull today. That earned him 16 Game Week 16 Fantasy Premier League points up front, plus 3 bonus points, for a total of 19 points. Eriksen has been hot of late. He also scored two goals in GW 14 vs […]

Eriksen scores 2, adds 1 assist vs Hull – Game ...

The Guardian’s Dominic Fifield has reported that Chelsea’s Eden Hazard is injured: “Chelsea will be without Eden Hazard for this evening’s Premier League game at Sunderland after the Belgium international was omitted from the league leader’s squad for the match on Wearside. Hazard is understood to have suffered a knock […]

Alert: Eden Hazard injured

It’s official – FIFA has awarded Cristiano Ronaldo the 2016 Ballon d’Or and confirmed that he was indeed the Best Player in the World for the 2016 calendar year. Hard to argue with this decision as Cristiano won both the Champions League and Euro 2016. A mighty fine year for […]

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Back in 2010, we posted a holiday gift guide to help our sports-obsessed subscribers foist their passion on loved ones. I just had a look at that old post and realized it’s still pretty timely – so here it is, below. Stay tuned for more – we know there’s no shopping […]

BP holiday gift guide redux