On Leaks in the Daily Fantasy Sports World

Ownership percentage is one piece of the puzzle that can be useful in skillfully setting DFS lineups, especially in guaranteed prize pool contests. Top players try to predict ownership percentages, and data about past ownership percentages can be dissected for information. — Chris Grove, DraftKings Lineup Leak Rocks Daily Fantasy Sports Industry: Questions And Answers […]

Sports Thoughts

In hindsight, I feel that the final play of the game was a sensible call, given the Patriots’ ability to stop the run and the success Seattle had with that very slant play. I do feel like the best option would’ve been a counter to Lynch or a designed bootleg run for Wilson, something to […]

The Literary 10 – Number 3

3. Nobility of Spirit: A Forgotten Ideal I’ve been sitting here racking my brain for the past 45 minutes, trying to remember where I first heard about this 116-page book. What I can tell you is that it’s a powerful little book. In an age when everyone seems to be running scared from what they […]

The Greatest False Idol

Though we will loudly, repeatedly and confidently proclaim Christ as Lord, in reality, many of us no longer practice faith in a God that has any real power, any true control or inherent God-ness. We seem to have little more than a neutered figurehead Deity, who doesn’t seem to be able to handle much at […]

The Definition of Courage

Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die. “He that will lose his life, the same shall save it” is not a piece of mysticism for saints and heroes. It is a piece of everyday advice for sailors or mountaineers. It […]

The Literary 10 – Number 4

4. Waking the Dead And now we come to the first of the books by John Eldredge. I think the best way to open, then, is to tell you how I discovered Mr. Eldredge and Ransomed Heart Ministries. In 2010, I was at the midnight launch for Halo Reach with my brother and a mutual friend. […]

The Literary 10 – Number 5

5. The Writer’s Guide Many ages ago, I was in elementary school. And in elementary school, we had every so often a catalog we could order books from. Well, one year, and with an eye towards a career of writing, I ordered Sue Bennett’s The Writer’s Guide. It’s a short book, but it covered every. […]