2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Sleepers 2.0 – CBSSports.com

2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Sleepers 2.0 – CBSSports.com

This is the second edition of sleepers for the 2017 season (third if you count our CBS Sports Fantasy Football Magazine), and we continue to search for players who can make a difference for your Fantasy team this year. Now that the NFL Draft is over and most of the free agents are in place, […]

2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Busts 1.0 – CBSSports.com

2017 Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Busts 1.0 – CBSSports.com

If sleepers and breakouts are the most exciting lists of the offseason, busts may be the most important.  It’s much easier to lose your league during the draft than win it. Avoiding the players who will cripple Fantasy owners in 2017 is the easiest way to make sure you’ve given yourself a chance to compete.  […]

Lawyer argues college football player was bullied into dorm rape – New York Post

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A former Vanderbilt University football player charged with raping an unconscious female student in a dorm room in June 2013 was pressured and bullied into participating, his lawyer contended in the opening of his trial Monday. In opening statements, defense attorney Katie Hagan said trial jurors must determine if Brandon E. Banks […]

College football win totals 2017: Picks for Florida State, Clemson … – CBSSports.com

The 2017 college football season is less than three months away with media days starting in mid-July to kick-start prediction season among college football writers and analysts. The sportsbooks, however, don’t wait for expert picks or preseason previews to start setting the expectations for the fall, releasing title odds and win totals throughout the offseason.  […]

Champs-Elysees attack car ‘had guns and gas’ – Paris police

Champs-Elysees attack car ‘had guns and gas’ – Paris police

Media captionArmed police placed a security cordon at the Champs-Élysées A car deliberately hit a police van before bursting into flames on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in central Paris, police officials say. The driver, who was on a security watchlist, died in the incident. Police found a Kalashnikov rifle, handguns and gas bottles in the […]

Portugal fire: Soaring temperatures threaten firefighting effort

Portugal fire: Soaring temperatures threaten firefighting effort

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Many people have lost their homes to the flames Soaring temperatures threaten efforts to bring a raging forest fire in Portugal under control, officials say. The week’s highest temperatures of around 38C (100F) are expected on Tuesday and together with windy conditions could reignite fires already quelled. Civil protection officials […]

Colombia conflict: Two Dutch journalists kidnapped

Colombia conflict: Two Dutch journalists kidnapped

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Colombia army has sent specialist forces to search for the men Two Dutch journalists have been abducted in Colombia in an area near the Venezuelan border. Derk Bolt and Eugenio Follender went missing at the weekend in Catatumbo, a region where several armed groups operate, including the left-wing […]