EURO June 23rd

One of the challenges of selecting Cristiano Ronaldo and his $13,880 price tag is building around him since he essentially counts as two people with his salary. Yet in the final set of group matches at the Euro Championships, help in picking a DFS lineup for FanXT comes from an unlikely source: Italy. The Azzurri…

These picks cover the matches for June 21, using a 4-4-2 formation and salary cap of $90,000 as part of Fan XT’s Daily Fantasy rules for the European Championships.

Goalkeeper: Petr Cech, Czech Republic ($7,750). There are a pair of quality options among the eight keepers in Cech and Poland’s Lukasz Fabianski, who is slightly lower priced at $7,340. Both are facing winless and scoreless teams in Turkey and Ukraine, respectively, but given the Turks have put only two shots on goal in two…

Paying the Price for Messi for the Copa America Quarterfinals

When you select the best player in the world, sacrifices have to be made. That’s the quandary FanXT DFS players face for Sunday’s quarterfinal matchups in the Copa America as Argentina faces Venezuela in Foxborough, Massachusetts, and Chile faces Mexico in Santa Clara, California. Messi is the most expensive player in the Copa field, and…

After a weekend of outstanding racing at Belmont Park, the quality racing continues this weekend with a stakes filled card at Churchill Downs on Saturday. The feature race is the Grade 1 Stephen Foster Handicap at a mile and an eighth on the dirt. The favorite in the Stephen Foster is Effinex, trained by Jimmy…

Rooney over Bale, and the Kroos/Ozil Coin Flip Highlight June 16 Euros Action

One of the great parts of the European Championships is that it occasionally provides grudge matches. Switzerland and Albania provided one such offering, and on Tuesday, the Hapsburg derby of Austria and Hungary took place. Thursday provides two grudge matches as England play Wales and Germany squares off against Poland. In between, Northern Ireland and…