Fantasy sports

A supporters of opposition presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla shatters a window during clashes with military police near presidential house in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Following a disputed election marred by irregularities, incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez was declared the victor and will be inaugurated on Jan. 27. The opposition does not recognize Hernandez's victory and is protesting against the result. (AP Photo/Fernando Antonio)
January 13, 2018 - 3:02 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ---------------- TOP STORIES ---------------- TRUMP — President Donald Trump offers a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a...
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January 13, 2018 - 2:33 am
SOCCER MEXICO CITY (AP) — Captain American is heading south for his latest comeback. Landon Donovan, widely considered the most accomplished player in American soccer history, is coming out of retirement for the second time in three years, this time to join Club Leon in Mexico. The Liga MX team...
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In this Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 photo, employees work at the DraftKings office in Boston. The leading daily fantasy sports company has launched a new sports game that lets users hone in on a single NFL football playoff game, which has some gambling experts wondering if the contest inches the industry closer to the territory of sports betting that remains illegal in most of the United States. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
January 12, 2018 - 7:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A new daily fantasy sports game that lets users hone in on a single NFL playoff game has some gambling experts wondering if the contest inches the industry closer to the territory of sports betting that remains illegal in most of the United States. The "Showdown" variant offered by...
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December 29, 2017 - 11:56 pm
___ June 27 — Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 to complete a two-game sweep in the College World Series finals for their first national title in baseball. The Gators posted the eighth sweep in the 15...
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FILE - In this Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles, left, looks for a receiver as he is pressured by Houston Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (90) during the first half of an NFL football game, in Jacksonville, Fla. Clearly frustrated following a 45-7 loss at Jacksonville on Sunday, Clowney called Bortles trash after the game.“If how we’re playing and how I’m playing is trash, then I’m fine with being trash,” Bortles said Wednesday, Dec. 20.(AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
December 21, 2017 - 10:55 am
Welcome to Week 16 — time to win a fantasy championship. You already have a good idea about your starting lineup, but some pretty big names suffered serious injuries in Week 15. If you have shares of Antonio Brown, Rex Burkhead or Davante Adams, you still have serious lineup decisions to make...
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December 18, 2017 - 2:56 pm
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Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan (2) speaks with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum (7) after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, in Atlanta. The Minnesota Vikings won 14-9. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
December 06, 2017 - 3:23 pm
It's must-win from here on out in the fantasy football playoffs. In general, you should start the players who helped you make the playoffs, but you'll still need to carefully evaluate this week's NFL matchups so that you'll make the best decisions when submitting your lineup. We've identified...
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In this Nov. 23, 2017, photo, Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) prepares to throws a pass during an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. Rivers will have the NFL's longest active streak of consecutive starts by a quarterback after Eli Manning gets benched by the New York Giants this weekend. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
November 29, 2017 - 5:33 pm
Week 13 is typically the last regular season game in most season-long fantasy football leagues, so you'll want to give a lot of thought before submitting your lineups. If you're fighting for a playoff spot, our advice is to go with the players that got you there, but unexpected injuries and...
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Arizona Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones (86) scores a touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
November 27, 2017 - 3:59 pm
This could be the most important week in fantasy football. In most leagues, Week 13 is the last week before the playoffs begin. It's right now when fantasy players must take full stock of their roster, especially if this happens to be the last week in which players can be claimed from waivers. If...
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FILE - This May 18, 2017, file photo shows laborers union members cheering during a meeting of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board, in Las Vegas. As the Supreme Court prepares to hear a challenge to the federal ban on sports betting, U.S. sports leagues are hedging their bets. The leagues are fighting the case in court, but leaders of the NBA, the NHL and Major League Baseball have said publicly that they’re open to sports betting being legalized. They’re preparing for a future of expanded gambling and hoping to have a say in how legalization takes effect. Only the NFL has remained steadfast in its opposition, a stance that critics see as hypocritical. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
November 27, 2017 - 2:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In court, all four major U.S. sports leagues are fighting New Jersey's challenge to the federal ban on sports gambling, which the Supreme Court will hear next week. Outside of court, leaders of three of the four leagues have made public comments that suggest they wouldn't mind...
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