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By Razor Sharp Sports

When it comes to Fantasy Football the key in winning has always been Running Backs. About 5 years ago you could have a a 12-team league go thru a whole first round without anything except Running Backs being taken. Over the past few years things have changed dramatically. Quarterbacks have put up some incredible numbers and with that Wide Recievers stock has risen directly and even a few top Tight Ends come into play early in the drafts. Besides that, the way teams are using a 2 running back system has also cut numbers from individual backs. Still with that being said, some of the Top Running Backs in the league can be even more valuable because of the difference between the Top RBs and the good backs. So who are the guys you still want to target, who are some of the up & comers and who should you stay away from. Lets take a look.

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Jul
22

By Razor Sharp Sports

When it comes to Fantasy Football having the right Defense can be the difference between making the playoffs or not. The only problem is in most cases it is more about getting lucky in your draft and for that matter, starting the right one that you have on your roster. In most leagues when you draft a Defensive Team you also get their Special Teams, so that is figured into our rankings. Now there are a few teams that do top others on the list and you may want to target and others that you may stay away from. There is also a different strategy that you may want to take a look at depending on your rules and cost structure. We will take a look at all of that.

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Jul
15

By Razor Sharp Sports

Over the past few years the Tight End has morphed from a big blocking safety valve for a offense into one of the most dangerous weapons on the field. Players like Gronk, Tony Gonzalez, Jimmy Graham and Antonio Gates have changed the whole complexion of the position and a teams offensive attack. Now almost every team has added this type of weapon, so who are the ones you should target, who may be a real steal late and who should you stay away from this year?

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Jul
09

By Razor Sharp Sports

Over the past month or so I have had people ask me questions about the upcoming football season and fantasy football. My answer is usually, I haven’t even looked into it yet. I wait until the Fourth of July or the Baseball All-Star Game before I start concentration on the upcoming football season. Well we have passed the 4th and the All-Star Game is next week so I guess it is time to start taking a look. Each week I will break down the Fantasy Football postions, giving you my Top Players at the position, the Surprise Players to watch and some possible Players that will drop off. We will look at Quarter Backs, Running Backs, Wide Receivers, Tight Ends, Defenses and Kickers. Since we haven’t gotten to the All-Star Break yet, lets start slow with the Kickers.

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Jul
01
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 01-07-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

So the world gathers in plazas, pubs and other places to cheer on their country in the World Cup action, but I still have a hard time catching the World Cup Fever. This is the most watched sporting event in the world. I have watched alot of the matches, I know alot of the players and have done the work to make alot of winning picks during the World Cup but you won’t see me glued to the TV just to watch soccer. So what makes this sport so popular around the world, yet can’t steal the eye of many of us here in the USA?

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Jun
17
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 17-06-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

We are just a few weeks away from the Major League All-Star game. Overall I am not of fan of how much of it is done. I hate that they are playing for Home Field Advantage for the World Series. Normally the process of selecting the starting line-up makes me laugh. We have seen ballot stuffing going on for decades and now with the process of voting online, it seems to have gotten worse. With that being said, I have to tip my hats to the voters “So Far” in who they have voted for. There are very few players that I don’t agree with. Lets take a look at how the voting is going so far.

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Jun
11
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 11-06-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

Wow where has the time gone? It has now been 11 years since Chris Moneymaker became a household name and started the Poker boom! When the Tennessee Accountant turned a $39 online sattelite tourament into $2.5 Million Dollars in winning the 2003 World Series of Poker – Main Event, he was one of 839 entrants. The following year that number grew to 2576, followed by 5619 in 2005 and 8773 in 2006. Then came “Black Friday” the the U.S. Government shutdown of online poker. Still poker was the rage and continued to stay strong with the WSOP. The Main Event has had at least 6,350 entrants over the last 7 years. But back when Moneymaker won the Main Event there were Poker Pros that were more like Movie Stars. Everyone knew the names Phil Hellmuth, Doyle Brunson, Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu, Chris “Jesus” Ferguson, Jennifer Harman, Scotty Nguyen and Annie Duke. All of these players are still around and playing but the number of players and tournaments have taken away the real sparkle. Real quick, who won the WSOP Main Event the last two years?

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Jun
03

By Razor Sharp Sports

For the second year in a row it will the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs battling it out for the NBA Championships. Last year the Heat outlasted the Spurs in 7 games. All of the same stars are there. Miami is lead by the Big 3 (Lebron, D-Wade and Bosh) with other key players like Ray Allen, Chris Anderson, Mario Chalmers, and Shane Battier. San Antonio is still led by Tim Duncan & Tony Parker. They still have Manu Ginobili, Kawhi Leonard, Tiago Splitter, Boris Diaw and Danny Green. So with so many similarities to last year’s Finals should we expect any difference? Lets take a look at things that may make a difference.

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May
28
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 28-05-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

The build up, the excitement, the stories, & the conclusion, those are the 4 things that make for a great sports season. That is why everyone tunes in for the Super Bowl or the NCAA March Madness. They play their regular season to set up the story and then theit playoff or tournament to decide their champions are single elimination and are done in 3 to 4 weeks. This brings upsets, keeps people talking and most importantly, keeps people watching all the way through the playoffs. That is why the ratings in the NFL and College Basketball are always the highest among the major sports events. On the exact opposite of the spectrum we have the NBA and NHL playoffs and even the MLB playoffs. Can you name the 4 teams remaining in the NBA and NHL right now? Lets take a look at why people lose interest.

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May
21
Filed Under (Razor Sharp Sports) on 21-05-2014

By Razor Sharp Sports

So the NBA held their annual draft lottery yesterday and for the 2nd year in a row and 3rd in the last 4 years, the Cleveland Cavaliers pingpong ball was drawn first, giving them the first overall pick in this year’s draft. But if you take a look at the results of the past #1 overall picks, is it really good luck to have the first pick. Over the past 25 years dating back to the 1989, Tim Duncan is the ONLY first overall selection to win a NBA Championship with the team that actually drafted him. Only LeBron James, Glenn Robinson and Shaquille O’Neal join Duncan in that time with NBA Championship rings, but they did it with teams other than the ones that drafted them. So why is this and can this trend change quickly? Let’s take a look.

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