Tag Archives: fantasy season

2018 Fantasy Primer Real Salt Lake Preview

2017 Real Salt Lake Review  It was a new era for Real Salt Lake, the Petke era. There were a lot of big expectations but the year started out rough with only 2 wins in 11 games. A reboot was needed, a new identity was needed, and a printer technician was needed… and that’s exactly what they got. They won twice …

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2018 Fantasy Primer New England Revolution Preview

2017 New England Revolution Review  The 2017 MLS Season was less than stellar for the Revolution, who finished 7th in the Eastern Conference having just missed out on the playoffs for a second straight year, this time by a full five points. They also had the third worst defense in MLS in 2017, with a breath-taking 61 goals conceded. Also, of …

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The Unstoppable Growth of Fantasy Sports [Infographic]

Guest Author: Josh Wardini The roots of the game that we are going to write about in this article date back to the middle of the 20th century. Surely the Oakland based businessman Wilfred Winkenbach didn’t think that he was laying the foundations to a multi billion dollars industry when he devised fantasy golf. Even though at first it didn’t …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Vancouver Whitecaps Preview

Updates since original posting Defender Jose Aja traded to Vancouver Whitecaps. This seems to be a replacement for Tim Parker who will soon be traded. If that is the case, expect him to slot into the starting lineup as a replacement. 2017 Vancouver Whitecaps Review  2017 was a mixed bag for the Whitecaps. One one had, they made it back to …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Minnesota United Preview

Minnesota United 2017 Review It could have been worse. Coming out of the gate, the Loons were decimated. To their credit, the Loons quickly moved to bench their captain Vadim Demidov. In the summer, the Loons brought in Ethan Finlay who scored a few goals upon his arrival. What was suspected to be the worst team in MLS history managed …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Montreal Impact Preview

2017 Montreal Impact Review  2017 was supposed to be the year the Impact challenged for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. 2016 ended with the most exciting playoff seires in league history with Montreal losing out to Toronto late. Unfortunately, Montreal was unable to replicate their previous performances and failed to make the playoffs after finishing 9th in the Eastern Conference.   Transaction Watch  Key …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Philadelphia Union Preview

Philadelphia Union 2017 Review Going winless in the clubs first eight games, the club turned their fortunes around and won four straight in May. Their roller coaster of form throughout the season saw the club land in eighth place in the eastern conference, eight points out from the final playoff spot. Transaction Watch The club had a relatively quiet offseason …

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2018 Fantasy Primer San Jose Earthquakes Preview

San Jose Earthquakes 2017 Review 2017 didn’t really go according to plan for anyone with the San Jose Earthquakes. With a new GM taking so long to bring into town, the were forced to build the roster on light-speed. Dumping Dom Kinnear in the middle of the season, while in playoff position provided another twist. If it hadn’t been for …

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MLSFI S4: Preseason Hype Part 1

We’ve dusted off our microphones, pulled out our spreadsheets, and polished our crystal balls. It’s 2018 and we keep ticking off the days as we get closer to the start of the MLS Fantasy season. For now, it’s time for some preseason hype! When will it come? We don’t know, but we’re here to get you excited! Join Reid, Michael, …

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2018 Fantasy Primer Columbus Crew Preview

Columbus Crew 2017 Review On the field, 2017 served as a bounce back year for Columbus. They made a return to the playoffs after missing it the year before, finishing fifth in the Eastern Conference. But they didn’t just get there. The Black and Gold made some noise, upsetting Atlanta United in the knockout round then proceeding to do the …

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