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About Adam Sabol - RotoBaller

Adam Sabol is a sports industry major at The Ohio State University who writes about fantasy football because if you're gonna spend a good half of your life thinking about football you may as well do something constructive with it.

Adam Sabol - RotoBaller has written 89 articles so far, you can find them below.


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Daily Sports Recap, 12/17: A-Rod is $27MM DH

It's Wednesday, which means that statistically speaking, everyone reading this article has heard the phrase "hump day" at least twice, and heard someone giggle about it like a freakin' 12-year-old at least three times, which means we should all be good and cheerful by the time we get into the article, eh?   Alex Rodriguez... Read More

5 years ago

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Daily Sports Recap, 12/16: DeMarco's Doomsday?

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of the Daily Sports Recap, the one science has proven is the worst of the week!  With that in mind, let's just push through it and it'll almost be Wednesday.   New Orleans Saints Defeat Chicago Bears 31-15 The game honestly wasn't even that close, as Jay Cutler put up a... Read More

5 years ago

Daily Sports Recap, 12/15: Weekend Special Edition

In case you were too busy doing things that fun people do this weekend, like socializing or jetskiing or something, don't worry.  I've been here following all the sports stories that developed this weekend instead of tearing around on a Sea-Doo.  All for you guys.  You're welcome.   Sports News from The Weekend (12/12 - 12/14) Marcus Mariota Wins... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 15 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football Playoffs (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 15 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. It's time to get focused for semifinal rounds in your playoff runs. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down all of the NFL matchups and providing you with fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players,... Read More

5 years ago

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Daily Sports Recap, 12/12: MLB Hot Stove, NFL Snoozer

Welcome to the Daily Sports Recap, where MLB trade news abounds, and we all just sort of marvel at how many numbers there are in a big-leaguer's contract.  Speaking of which:   Sports News from Yesterday (12/11) Dodgers Trade Matt Kemp to Padres The Dodgers followed up their acquisition of Rollins by dealing the 2011 MVP... Read More

5 years ago


Daily Sports Recap, 12/11: Officially Crowdsourcing Titles

Today's edition of the Daily Sports Recap comes to you without a title, because I seriously overestimated my creative ability when I agreed to write a daily column.  If anyone has title ideas, leave them in the comment section.  Please.  Help me.   Sports News From Yesterday (12/10) Jon Lester Signs with the Cubs for 6 Years, $155... Read More

5 years ago

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Daily Sports Recap for 12/10: Running Out Of Clever Titles Already, This Doesn't Bode Well

Welcome to Wednesday December 10th's edition of the Daily Sports Recap, where we reserve the right to nut-punch the first person to say "Hump Day" at 6 in the morning.  It's bad enough the sun's not out yet, I don't need to deal with what you call it, Glen.   Sports News From Yesterday (12/9) Oakland Trades... Read More

5 years ago

Daily Sports Recap for 12/8: Uneventful Edition

Welcome to the Daily Sports Recap, where we try to figure out if anything really funny happened on Monday, besides my fantasy playoff lead evaporating because of Matt Ryan and Julio Jones.  Which really isn't that funny at all.   Sports News From Yesterday (12/8) Rams Send Out All Six Players Drafted After RG3 Trade as Team... Read More

5 years ago

Daily Sports Recap for 12/7: College Playoff Edition

Welcome to the first Monday edition of the Daily Sports Recap, which is exactly like the other weekday editions of the Recap, except this one reminds you that you have five work days to go before you can sleep until 8:00 A.M. again.  You're welcome.   Sports News From Yesterday (12/7) College Football Playoff Bracket Set Yesterday,... Read More

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Week 14 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football Playoffs (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 14 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. It's time to get focused for the home stretch and your playoff runs. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down all of the NFL matchups and providing you with fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and... Read More

5 years ago


Daily Sports Recap: Also, I Forgot My Monster Snorkel

Welcome back to the Daily Sports Recap, where we're seriously not attached to that name at all - it's like naming a cooking column "In the Kitchen."  (And it got too hot underneath the shame blanket.)  But anyway, here's what happened yesterday in the world of sports:   Sports News From Yesterday (12/4) Cowboys Defeat Bears 41-28 You... Read More

5 years ago

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Morning Recap: It's Pretty Warm Under This Blanket, Actually

Welcome back to my Morning Recap, breaking down yesterday's sports news and events. Since I in fact did not come up with something better by the end of Wednesday, this column is being written from underneath my shame blanket (which is way more comfy than it should be.)  Let's get into it!   Sports News From Yesterday (12/3)... Read More

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Your Daily Sports Recap: Inaugural Edition (Mint, Still in Box)

Good morning, everyone, and welcome to the inaugural Daily Sports Recap here at RotoBaller. Every morning, I will give you a breakdown of the biggest sports stories of the previous day so you too can look well-informed when you need a water cooler small-talk topic.  (You're on your own if someone asks about the weather though.  Best... Read More

5 years ago

Week 12 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 12 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down all of the NFL matchups and providing you with fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players, as well. Below, you will find our Week 12... Read More

5 years ago

Week 11 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 11 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down all of the NFL matchups and providing you with fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players, as well. Below, you will find our Week 11... Read More

5 years ago


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Week 10 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 10 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with some fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players, as well. Below, you will find... Read More

5 years ago

Week 9 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 9 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with some fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players, as well. Below, you will find... Read More

5 years ago

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Week 8 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 8 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with some fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players, as well. Below, you will find... Read More

5 years ago

Week 7 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 7 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with some fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players, as well. Below, you will find... Read More

5 years ago

Week 6 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 6 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with some fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players, as well. Below, you will find... Read More

5 years ago


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Week 5 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 5 of NFL and fantasy football action, RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing you with some fantasy football advice and lineup recommendations based on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high-risk/high-reward players, as well. Below, you will find... Read More

5 years ago

Week 4 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 2)

Welcome to Week 4 of NFL and fantasy football action RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down the NFL matchups and providing our analysis. Below you will find our Week 4 NFL matchups & fantasy football start/sit analysis, which should hopefully help you prepare your lineups to win this week. To read about the rest... Read More

5 years ago

Week 3 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 3)

Welcome to Week 3 of NFL and fantasy football action RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down the NFL matchups and providing our analysis. Below you will find our Week 3 NFL matchups & fantasy football start/sit analysis, which should hopefully help you prepare your lineups to win this week. To read about the... Read More

5 years ago

Week 2 NFL Matchups Analysis: Start/Sit for Fantasy Football (Part 3)

Welcome to Week 2 of NFL and fantasy football action RotoBallers. Each week of the NFL season, we will be breaking down each of the NFL matchups and providing our analysis. Below you will find our Week 2 NFL matchups & fantasy football start/sit analysis, which should hopefully help you prepare your lineups to win this week. To read... Read More

5 years ago

Week 1 Fantasy Football Matchups: Start/Sit Advice (Games 13-16)

Below is part three of our Week 1 start/sit and fantasy football matchups analysis, providing advice and recommendations on matchups that we love, matchups that we hate, and some high risk/high reward players as well. Check back for part two of our matchups piece tomorrow. Also see: Start/Sit Analysis for Games 1-8 and Games 9-12. Editor's Note: make sure to also bookmark our famous fantasy... Read More

5 years ago


2014 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Tight End (TE) Targets & Dynasty

  Tight End Draft Strategy The position of tight end can be fairly unexciting for fantasy football, especially in non-PPR leagues, unless you are the fantasy football owner with Jimmy Graham or another elite TE on your team.  After the "Big Three" tight ends come off the board (Graham, Rob Gronkowski, and Julius Thomas), your choice at the... Read More

5 years ago

Rookie Sleepers: RBs to Target & Avoid in 2014 Fantasy Football

Everyone knows that the NFL is becoming more of a pass-friendly league with every season.  Quarterbacks rack up stats that would have seemed insane just ten years ago, but the true bell cow running back is quickly becoming a dying breed.  This scarcity, of course, means that landing a stud RB on your roster puts... Read More

5 years ago

Rookie Wide Receivers You Should Target and Avoid in Your Drafts

Late-round draft picks in fantasy football drafts are like lottery tickets: you invest a minimal amount with the expectation of minimal returns, but with a chance at a big payout.  The big payouts are the deep sleeper candidates we search for every year, and no draft strategy is complete without those types of players.  Obviously,... Read More

5 years ago

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Two NFC East Value Pick Sleepers: RG3 and Jeremy Maclin

For Middle Round Sleeper Value, Look East Robert Griffin III - QB, Redskins Robert Griffin III was one of the most disappointing players in fantasy football last season.  In ESPN’s standard scoring leagues, RG3 had seven games where he finished with less than 15 points out of the thirteen games he started.  He threw only... Read More

5 years ago

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