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Recent articles by Neil:

Best bets for Week 3 in the NFL include the Washington Football Team

Opponents are scoring eight fewer points per game against Washington after accounting for the down, distance and field position of each play against them this season. → Read More

How to replace Saquon Barkley, Christian McCaffrey and other injured fantasy stars

Top fantasy football running backs Barkley and McCaffrey were among those injured in Week 2, but the list doesn't stop there. → Read More

Russell Wilson is cooking for the Seahawks but it might be short-lived

“Let Russ cook” has become a rallying cry for Seattle fans who want Coach Pete Carroll to lean more heavily on his star quarterback. For one week, their prayers were answered. → Read More

Best bets for Week 2 of the NFL season

The San Francisco 49ers should feast on a New York Jets secondary that was ranked last in Pro Football Focus’s preseason ratings. → Read More

Cam Newton ran over the Dolphins. Can he and the Patriots keep it up?

Newton's 15 rush attempts were the most ever by a Patriots quarterback in a game and his rushing yardage was the most by a Patriots quarterback since 1977. → Read More

The three biggest fantasy football takeaways from Week 1

There were at least three surprising running back workhorses, while several big-name wide receivers were disappointments. → Read More

Why the number 12 will be pivotal for Tom Brady’s success in Tampa Bay

No, it's not because of Tom Brady's uniform number. → Read More

Best bets for NFL Week 1: Count on road favorites like the Steelers and Eagles

For Week 1 of this unprecedented season, don't be afraid to back big road favorites. → Read More

These are the best kickers to snag from waivers and start each week

Last season there were 10 kickers who finished among the top 12 at the position each week in eight or more games. Six went undrafted and just three were selected among the top five kickers. → Read More

Here are the best bets for the Kentucky Derby

Exotics can pay off at the Kentucky Derby, where last year the superfecta paid $51,400.10 for a $1 bet. → Read More

The lazy person’s guide to fantasy football in 2020

You didn’t think there would even be a fantasy football season, so you didn’t bother to do any research. Don’t worry, we got you covered. → Read More

Don’t worry about drafting a defense in your fantasy football league. Use this strategy instead.

Streaming defenses let's you focus on the weakness of the opponent rather than a selection’s own strengths. → Read More

Two horses that can beat Tiz the Law in the Kentucky Derby

The favorite has won the Kentucky Derby in five of the last seven years. → Read More

The riskiest fantasy football picks by round

Buyer beware with any of these fantasy football selections. → Read More

Tiz the Law is, by far, the best horse in the Kentucky Derby

The date of the Kentucky Derby may be different this year, but speed and stamina, as in most years, will still reign supreme. → Read More

Odds, picks and post positions for 2020 Kentucky Derby

Here's how the field stacks up for a Labor Day edition of The Run for the Roses. → Read More

Lamar Jackson is going too high in fantasy football drafts

The Ravens quarterback was a fantasy football cheat code in 2019. But by Baltimore's design, his stats may take a hit in 2020. → Read More

How strength of schedule could help you during your fantasy football draft

Starting quickly is crucial in fantasy football, so it’s important to look at early strength-of-schedule projections to gain an edge. → Read More

How horses qualify for the Kentucky Derby

Horse racing officials introduced the Road to the Kentucky Derby in 2012 to simplify the process of qualifying for what is typically the first leg of the Triple Crown. → Read More

Fantasy Football 2020 beginner’s guide: The best draft picks for Rounds 1-3

Here’s a round-by-round road map of the three most important picks for every slot in a 12-team, point-per-reception (PPR) league. → Read More