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Our Last-Minute Fantasy Rankings

Jim Adair - September 9, 2015

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These (last-minute) rankings come from Neighbor Mike, who will be our fantasy advice guru throughout the season, mostly for daily fantasy leagues.

Neighbor Mike is not some gimmicky fantasy schlub hiding behind a pen name. His name really is Mike, and he’s literally Kyle’s (potentially degenerate) neighbor. He’s also obscenely good at fantasy sports. He’s a husband, father, son, fantasy man-steed. The kind of guy that works out all year so he can get fat again in football season. He once cut a rabbit’s head off with his lawnmower. He’s won every league he’s ever played in (or so he says), and lately has been dominating Draft Kings, where last year he was a fourth quarter away (in basketball) from being one of those guys you read about in the papers. He’s a fantasy sports addict and will be making his weekly Draft Kings calls all season long. To start, he’s willing to put his season-long league rankings up against any of the experts and encourages you to hold him to these rankings, which he says are pure perfection. This, is his measuring stick:

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Two Great Fantasy Games: Draft Street is Giving Away $150,000 Tomorrow, or Play in FREE Olympic Hockey League for $100

Kyle Scott - February 4, 2014

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Our friends over at Draft Street are giving away $150,000 in a one-day only fantasy basketball league tomorrow. It’s $22 to play (you can use PayPal– I did) and the top 1,000 finishers will win money, with the winner earning… carry the 2, $50k. There is a limit of only 7,500 participants, so you have basically a 1-in-7 chance of winning at least something. Right now, there are only 2,300 participants registered.

It takes two seconds to pick your team. It’s a no-brainer signup if you’re a fantasy sports player. Here’s all you need to do:

1) Click here and login or create a Draft Street account.

2) Deposit $22 into your account.

3) Pick your team by 7 p.m. Wednesday.

That’s it. I got Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Kyle Lowry as my three stars.

Click here to play.

 

We’ve worked with Draft Street for a few years now. Good guys. Great service. No bullshit, no strings. On Christmas, jakam31 won $25,000 in one day playing NBA Fantasy. It was the first cash game he ever played in. Daily NBA fantasy tournaments can be won by anyone.

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If you’d prefer something free, our friends over at Rinkotology – runners of Pens Blog – are offering a FREE Olympic hockey fantasy league. Password is FLYERS. The winner gets $100. Very simple. The details:

Total players: 12
8 forwards, 3 defensemen, 1 goalie. 1 player from each country.

Forward goals: 3.00
Forward assists: 2.00
Defensemen goals: 3.00
Defensemen assists: 2.00
Goalie win: 3.00
Goalie shutout: 2.00
Goalie assist: 2.00
Game winning overtime goal: 2.00
OT assist: 1

 

Pick your team here. You can also create and run your own leagues (for a $25 fee). This will let you set your own scoring system and password protect your game.

Enter Draft Street’s FREE Week 2 Fantasy Free Roll with $1,000 Cash Prize Pool

Kyle Scott - September 11, 2013

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We’re stepping up our game with Draft Street for football season. Enter the Week 2 salary cap style fantasy free roll to win from $1,000 cash prize pool.

Create your team here.

This time you’ll be competing against CB readers and readers from select other sites, but the payouts are much larger. Over 100 players win money:

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You get $100k to draft your team: 2 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, TE, 2 flex, and a defense and special teams. As you probably already know, we’ve been working with Draft Street for close to two years. There’s no gimmick or bullshit here– just a free one-week only fantasy league to win cash. Did I mention that it’s FREE?

My squad, with $265 to spare: Matt Ryan, Alex Smith, LeSean McCoy, Reggie Bush, Larry Fitzgerald, Riley Cooper (I felt I owed him one, so I drafted him for a cool $3,833), Jermichael Finley, Kyle Williams, Earl Bennett and da Bears.

Create your team here.

DraftStreet takes everything you love about Fantasy Sports and lets you play every night in many leagues including their popular money leagues where you get to play fantasy sports for cash prizes! At DraftStreet, you get to choose your sport, draft style, duration, size, and entry fee. Once you’ve joined a league, you don’t have to worry about finding other users to play against because everyone else can easily join through the same lobby. You’ll love their daily fantasy sports! You can sign up for new leagues each week.

Fake Fantasy QB Draft

Kyle Scott - August 20, 2013

These Facebook conversations from Pro Football Mock are generally too drawn out and often lame, but there’s a few good one-liners in here, and I like page views… so here you go:

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You can read the entire thing if you have, like, 70 minutes… hither!

H/T to The School Philly

Think You Can Beat My Paul Holmgren Fantasy Strategy? Choose Your Team for Games on Thursday and Win From $300 Cash Prize Pool

Kyle Scott - February 27, 2013

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It’s back. Our friends at Draft Street our giving away more money to you, the CB reader.

Play our FREE one-night only fantasy hockey league for games TOMORROW NIGHT. You’re given $100k to draft 2 LW, 2 RW, 2 C, 2 D, 1 goalie and 1 flex player. Top 15 finishers win money. Payouts are as follows: 

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I figured since Paul Holmgren plays fantasy hockey, I would go with the Flyers’ strategy for my team– overspend on a goalie, bring back ex-forwards, and completely ignore the defense. Maybe it will work in faksies land: 

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Think you can do better? Choose your team here. I’ll list the handles of all the people who beat me on the site.

Draft Street is awesome. We’ve been working with these guys for a while. Our league is gratis, but you can choose from hundreds of small daily leagues to compete for large cash prizes. Play with $5, or play with $100. It’s up to you. You can win earn (because, just like any fantasy league, skill is required) thousands each day. And there's no bullshit– just straight-up daily fantasy leagues. By far, the best site out there for this sort of thing.

Reminder: Play Our FREE Week 1 Fantasy Football Free Roll, Win From $300 in Cash Prizes

Kyle Scott - September 6, 2012

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Play Our FREE One Night Only Fantasy Baseball Game For a Chance to Win From $300 Cash Prize Pool

Kyle Scott - April 25, 2012

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Our friends at Draft Street are back with this month’s one-day only fantasy baseball game for CB readers only. It includes a $300 cash prize pool, the largest in the city. Good deal, yes? Yep. Keep reading.

Here's how it works: Create your team with $100k in (fake) cash (C, 1B, 2B, 3B, SS, 3 OF, 2 SP, 1 RP, 2 Utility, 1 P) for games on Friday night only. It’s completely free to enter– no gimmicks, we've received great feedback in almost a year of working with Draft Street. The winners get paid, in cash. The top seven finishers receive money, and the payouts are as follows:

 

1st: $100

2nd: $70

3rd: $50

4th: $35

5th: $20

6th: $15

7th: $10

 

My squad, which, like the Phillies, is stacked at the top of the rotation:

C Chooch

1B Adrian Gonzalez

2B Rickie Weeks

3B Kevin Youkilis

SS J-Roll™

OF Matt Holliday

OF Cody Ross (sorry)

OF Justin Upton

U Chris Snyder

U Humberto  Quintero

SP Roy Halladay

SP Justin Verlander

RP Huston Street

P Frank Francisco

 

Think you can beat it? Create your team here. Again, it’s FREE to play. The winner will be paid by Draft Street on Saturday morning.

Play Our FREE One Night Only Fantasy Hockey Game For Chance to Win From $300 Cash Prize Pool

Kyle Scott - February 20, 2012

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