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15hTom Carpenter

How adding Durant would impact Warriors' fantasy value

Would Kevin Durant ruin the fantasy value of Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green if he joined the Warriors in free agency? Or could he give some of them a boost?

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Mike Clay

Way-too-early 2016 fantasy football rankings

We're already looking ahead to 2016 for those in dynasty and keeper leagues. Mike Clay presents his way-too-early 2016 fantasy football rankings.

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1dGreg Rosenstein

LeBron drops to No. 9 in fantasy re-draft

LeBron James drops to No. 9 as ESPN.com's fantasy basketball experts re-draft players at the midpoint of the NBA season. Who else saw a major drop? And who rose up the charts?

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Kings of Command: 2016's breakout pitchers

Using command ratios is a better way to identify the strongest future performers. Tristan H. Cockcroft does just that in identifying his Kings of Command ahead of the 2016 season.

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3dStephania Bell

Bell: Top 5 injury comebacks to watch

Giancarlo Stanton, set to return after suffering a fractured hamate bone in his left hand last season, is among several players who'll be back on the field after dealing with injuries in 2015.

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3dTristan H. Cockcroft

Top 250 fantasy baseball rankings

Tristan H. Cockcroft helps you get ready for the season with his his fantasy baseball rankings for 2016.

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16hEno Sarris

Sarris: Four pitchers who could become aces

Using Dallas Keuchel's career as a road map, we found several pitchers who enter 2016 with a chance to deliver the type of results that, at first glance, you wouldn't think they were capable of.

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2dBradford Doolittle

Fantasy: Derrick Rose's recent resurgence

Bradford Doolittle takes a look at what's trending in fantasy basketball, including Tyronn Lue's impact on Kevin Love's production, and Derrick Rose's latest scoring increase.

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Firmino to fire? Arsenal look to Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez, much like his team, did everything but score against Southampton while Roberto Firmino looks good to shine vs. Sunderland.

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Dickerson, Segura, Kendrick, hashbrowns

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft weigh in on trades for Corey Dickerson and Jean Segura, the Howie Kendrick signing and more. Plus, they take your #06010MLB questions.

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4dJoe Kaiser

Pick up these fantasy hoops specialists

Struggling in one category? Joe Kaiser dishes out tips on the top pickups who can help you out, led by Grizzlies forward Jeff Green.

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4dTom Carpenter

Fantasy: Is Carmelo's health a concern?

Our NBA experts discuss why Carmelo Anthony's durability and what the firing of Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek means for fantasy in this week's "Starting Five."

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1dEric Karabell

Key position eligibility changes for 2016

Eric Karabell checks out gained and lost player eligibility for 2016, with Miguel Sano and Kyle Schwarber the headliners.

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3dVictoria Matiash

Top 250 rest-of-season fantasy hockey rankings

Victoria Matiash ranks the top 250 players in fantasy hockey for the rest of the 2015-16 season, Plus, the fantasy implications of Connor McDavid's return.

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8dGreg Rosenstein

Fantasy NBA cheat sheet: Trade away Blake

We round up our best Insider basketball tips from the past week to help you with your fantasy lineups, including trading away star Blake Griffin and adding teammate Chris Paul.

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Cespedes vs. Upton, Schwarber, Russell, Q's

Eric Karabell and Tristan Cockcroft question who was the better signing between Cespedes and Upton, take on positional scarcity at catcher and shortstop as well as answer your 06010 hashbrowns.

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7dVictoria Matiash

Fantasy hockey forecaster: Feb. 1-7

Victoria Matiash breaks down all the matchup data heading into Week 18 of the fantasy hockey season and evaluates the value of low-owned players following the All-Star break.

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Tristan H. Cockcroft

Top 250 fantasy baseball rankings

Tristan H. Cockcroft helps you get ready for the season with his his fantasy baseball rankings for 2016.

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Cubs, Jake Arrieta agree to 1-year deal

The contract is one year for $10.7M, a source told The Associated Press. Arrieta won the NL Cy Young Award and had a 1.77 ERA with a 22-6 record last season.

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Britton, Orioles reach 1-year deal

Closer Zach Britton and Baltimore have avoided arbitration and agreed to terms on a $6.75M contract. Britton had a 1.92 ERA with 36 saves on 40 opportunities last year.

Watch: Cuba vs. Dominican Republic

The final game of the round robin in the Caribbean Series features a pair of 0-3 teams in Cuba and the Dominican Republic. There is still plenty at stake, though, as the winner will earn a spot in the semifinals. Live on ESPN Deportes, WatchESPN

David Payne Purdum @DavidPurdum

Letter from MLB to DraftKings regarding potential termination of marketing relationship, reported by NY Times, was sent three months ago.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

MLB announces that Reds outfielder Juan Duran has been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for PEDs.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Juan Uribe said to be willing to discuss salaries at 2 different scales--one price to be a utility player,or a higher price to be a regular.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

I'm not so sure the Dodgers trade Andre Ethier. Yes, they have outfield depth but Ethier was productive last year and is a much better bet for 2016 than Carl Crawford while providing a hedge against Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig. Scott Van Slyke and Trayce Thompson, meanwhile, are more right-handed platoon bats than everyday players. It's a logjam but the solution may be just to eat Crawford's money.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

The Giants have had discussions with Juan Uribe about a utility role, but the salary ask has been too expensive for them.

Jays to talk extension with Bautista

Jose Bautista wants to play the rest of his career for the Blue Jays, and Toronto plans to begin negotiations about an extension during spring training, sources told ESPN's Jayson Stark. Bautista had led MLB in home runs (227) over the last six seasons.

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