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The Genius Muscle-Building Technique That’s Missing From Your Workout

Here’s a simple way to add more options to your exercise arsenal for bigger and better results<p>If you want to stimulate new muscle growth, you don’t need to radically modify your routine.<p>The fix can be as simple as altering the tempo of an exercise, says BJ Gaddour C.S.C.S., the <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness …

Fantasy Football 2014: Updated Running Back Rankings Amid Preseason Week 3

While the running back position is being devalued in the NFL draft, the exact opposite rings true when it comes to fantasy football. Due to such a short amount of top-tier ball-carriers—and an even smaller amount of those who don't share carries—obtaining a back early in the draft is crucial to the …

Bishop Sankey's Updated 2014 Fantasy Outlook After Shonn Greene's Injury

With the fantasy football draft season upon us, owners are quickly realizing the lack of workhorse running backs in the NFL this season. After the production from rookie Eddie Lacy last year, everyone is searching for the next breakout star.<p>Bishop Sankey might just fill both of those voids for …

Fantasy Football 2014: Mock Draft Strategy and Skill Positions Cheat Sheet

Fantasy draft season is upon us, and things are about to get fun.<p>After waiting several months and contemplating how to win the championship this season, it's go time for nearly every league around the country. While some leagues have drafted already, the intrigue is teeming before compiling dream …

Fantasy Football 2014: Top Players, PPR Draft Strategy and Mock Draft

Everybody plays fantasy a little differently. Some people swear by PPR, while others will never stray from standard-scoring leagues. Some people dip their toes into IDP leagues. Some love keepers and dynasty leagues.<p>In my main league, my seven friends and I play a standard-scoring keeper league and …

Fantasy Football Rankings 2014: Top RB Sleepers to Target on Draft Day

When planning a fantasy draft, everything starts with the running backs. It's a stark contrast to reality, where the position has been devalued in recent years. The good news is there are an overwhelming number of runners to target who can put your squad over the top.<p>In fact, we are in such a deep …

Drafting a Running Back Early Could Ruin Your Fantasy Football Season

Last year I was in a 10-team standard fantasy football league in a snake-style drafting format.<p>My first pick was seventh overall.<p>With that pick I had planned to take a running back and had in my notes that I would take Trent Richardson, should he be available.<p>He was.<p>Like many analysts, experts, …

Fantasy Football 2014: Breaking Down Top Sleepers Based on Early Draft Rankings

As the first full week of preseason action continues around the NFL the rankings are going to start shuffling for fantasy football. Players will emerge as potential assets based on their usage with the top offensive unit while others begin to fade.<p>Those taking part in early drafts could still find …

2014 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

Here is a revised and expanded look at the 2014 Lester's Legends quarterback rankings.<p><b>1. Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos</b><p>As long as his neck checks out, how can you not rank Manning No. 1 after his record-breaking season? He threw for 5,477 yards and 55 touchdowns. He has great weapons in place. …

Fantasy Football 2014: Mobile Cheatsheet, Mock-Draft Strategy for Top Positions

When they're not being sabotaged, mock drafts can be a useful tool ahead of your fantasy football draft.<p>They're a great time to tinker with draft plans and figure out what some other owners might be thinking. Is that player you covet getting taken a little early? Maybe he's getting taken late—a …

Fantasy Football 2014: 3 Young Wide Receivers on the Rise That You Should Draft

Wide receivers with fantasy value are easier to find these days than movies with superheroes in them.<p>The NFL is a pass-first league, so there are a lot more 1,000-yard receivers out there than there are 1,000-yard running backs. And while you need to draft running backs and quarterbacks in the …

Fantasy Football 2014: Biggest Late-Round Sleepers Worth Gambling on

While early-round picks are the meat and potatoes of fantasy football teams, leagues are often won and lost based on decisions made in the latter rounds.<p>Finding a difference-maker near the end of a draft can give an owner a massive advantage over his opponents. Detecting and drafting those types of …

These Dogs Learned The Hard Way That Bees Are Not Their Friends

There’s something about a bee buzzing around the yard that drives dogs crazy, and even the smartest and most well trained dog can’t help but want to …

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Flashback: Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Chain’ Starts to Dissolve in 1987

Fleetwood Mac’s 1987 world tour should have been a triumphant victory lap. The group was one of the few mega bands of the 1970s that continued to …

How Brazil, England, Italy, Germany, Spain, Holland, France and Argentina will line up at World Cup 2018

All of the major nations will have to make changes between now and the next World Cup, and Goal looks at how they could line up in Russia.<p>Another World Cup is over and the four-year wait begins to see the best national teams from all over the planet scrap it out again in Russia.<p>The tournament in …