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Fantasy football: McKissic, Mayfield among best Week 7 add/drops

Fantasy football: McKissic, Mayfield among best Week 7 add/drops

Sports
Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Bye weeks and rescheduled games are the norm for the 2020 fantasy football season, which means you need to keep a closer eye on the waiver wire than in past years. Breakout performances and injuries from Week 6 have led to a lot of attractive options ahead of Week 7 games. Washington Football Team running back J.D. McKissic is one of my top targets this week. I also like Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Tee Higgins and Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert. Advertisement The Indianapolis Colts have a Week 7 bye and I think it's time to drop Philip Rivers, T.Y. Hilton and tight end Mo Alie-Cox from fantasy football teams, especially if you are in a smaller league. Monitor the status for each of your players' games this week as the coronavirus pandemic continues to i...
How gold, silver performed during the week ending October 15, 2020

How gold, silver performed during the week ending October 15, 2020

Finance
The scope and attractiveness of alternative investments is increasing. Here’s a weekly tracker of returns from such investments. But don’t compare these with returns from traditional investments since the proportion and purpose of alternative investments is vastly different. 1. Gold (995) (Rs) Gold gave up early gains and ended flat because the chance of inflation spiralling in the US was dampened by a second wave of coronavirus in Europe. 2. Silver (Rs) Silver moved along with gold and ended the week at previous week's levels. 3. WTI Crude ($ /barrel) Increased Chinese crude oil buying was neutralised by weak demand from European countries and crude also ended the week flat. 4. Wine (Rs) You can also make money by investing in wine and the Liv-ex Fine Wine 50 Index from Bloomberg. It
Fantasy football: Tyreek Hill tops Week 6 wide receiver rankings

Fantasy football: Tyreek Hill tops Week 6 wide receiver rankings

Sports
Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Tyreek Hill, DeAndre Hopkins, Calvin Ridley, Adam Thielen and Mike Evans top my Week 6 fantasy football wide receiver rankings for 2020. Stefon Diggs, Allen Robinson, Cooper Kupp, Davante Adams and JuJu Smith-Schuster round out my Top 10 options for Week 6. Terry McLaurin, Will Fuller, Mecole Hardman and Jarvis Landry also are among my favorite starts this week. Advertisement You should target players who have a good chance to score a touchdown and get a lot of looks from their respective quarterbacks when considering who to start at wide receiver. Los Angeles Chargers, Las Vegas Raiders, New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks players should be removed from starting lineups as they have Week 6 byes. Monitor the status for each of your players' games this week as the coro...
Fantasy football: D.K. Metcalf tops Week 5 wide receiver rankings

Fantasy football: D.K. Metcalf tops Week 5 wide receiver rankings

Sports
Oct. 7 (UPI) -- D.K. Metcalf, DeAndre Hopkins, Tyreek Hill, Stefon Diggs and Amari Cooper top my Week 5 fantasy football wide receiver rankings for 2020. Keenan Allen, Mike Evans, Will Fuller, JuJu Smith-Schuster and Adam Thielen round out my Top 10 options for Week 5. Darius Slayton, Greg Ward and Brandon Aiyuk also are among my favorite starts this week. Advertisement You should target players who have a good chance to score a touchdown and get a lot of looks from their respective quarterbacks when considering who to start at wide receiver. Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions players should be removed from starting lineups as they have Week 5 byes. Check out my weekly waiver wire article for candidates to add to your roster before your Week 5 matchup. Here are some of my favorite playe...
Climate: The week Boris Johnson turned green, or did he?

Climate: The week Boris Johnson turned green, or did he?

Science
You could be forgiven for thinking this was the week Boris Johnson really grasped the perilous state of the planet.After a long silence on environmental issues, he made not one but three “green” speeches to the UN biodiversity summit in New York.At first sight, his promises looked ambitious: take the headline on a Downing Street press release which read “PM commits to protect 30% of UK land in boost for biodiversity".Nearly a third of UK land protected for nature… that’s impressive, right? Well, not according to some.Environmentalists called the press release a masterpiece of spin: it gave the impression that 30% of land would be protected for biological diversity.But, as campaigners pointed out, the UK’s proposed protected area