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Fantasy Football: Week 5 kicker and defense rankings

Fantasy Football: Week 5 kicker and defense rankings

Sports
Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Need help filling out your fantasy football lineup? Check out our top 20 defense/special teams and top 15 kicker rankings for Week 5.You might have had to make a move on your waiver wire this week as four teams are on a bye week. If you have reserves at the positions on your bench, make sure those matchups are still as good as you thought they would be when you added them to your roster.If you don't have great options, look to snatch a kicker or defense with a better matchup off of the waiver wire before it's too late.My top defense for the week is the Minnesota Vikings and my top kicker is Dallas Cowboys veteran Dan Bailey.Here are the rest of my top 20 defense/special teams units and top 15 kickers for Week 5. You can visit other positional rankings in the links below.TOP...
Fantasy Football: Best Week 5 add/drops from waiver wire

Fantasy Football: Best Week 5 add/drops from waiver wire

Sports
Oct. 3 (UPI) -- More devastating injuries pave the way for the best players to add and drop for Week 5 of the fantasy football season.Minnesota Vikings star rookie Dalvin Cook was lost for the season in Week 4. Seattle Seahawks running back and waiver wire darling Chris Carson suffered a broken leg.There are also several players not playing up to their draft position. Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr and Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota also suffered injuries in Week 4, so you might need to eye replacement options for several starter spots for your Week 5 lineup.Here are my top players to add and top players to drop heading into Week 5.ALL-ADD TEAMQB | Andy Dalton; RB | Latavius Murray, Alvin Kamara, Wayne Gallman, Eddie Lacy; WR | Will Fuller, Devin Funchess; TE | Tyler K...
Weighing The Week Ahead: How Can We Create More Jobs At Better Pay?

Weighing The Week Ahead: How Can We Create More Jobs At Better Pay?

Finance
Shutterstock photoBy Jeff Miller :We have the biggest data calendar of the year, climaxing with the employment report. It is right before the Labor Day weekend. It is a natural setup for politicians and pundits alike. Expect many to be asking:How Can We Create More Jobs and Better Pay?Last Week RecapMy expectation that last week would focus on the state of the economic policy agenda was pretty accurate. While the overall weekly change in the market was modest, the moves came from an evaluation of the agenda potential. Monday saw an expectation of more Congressional cooperation. Tuesday night's campaign-style speech brought fears of a government shutdown. The economic announcements, while pretty good, seemed to have little effect on trading.The Story in One ChartI always start my personal ...
Drinking a few times a week 'reduces diabetes risk'

Drinking a few times a week 'reduces diabetes risk'

Health
People who drink three to four times a week are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes than those who never drink, Danish researchers suggest.Wine appears to be particularly beneficial, probably as it plays a role in helping to manage blood sugar, the study, published in Diabetologia, says.They surveyed more than 70,000 people on their alcohol intake - how much and how often they drank.But experts said this wasn't a "green light" to drink more than recommended.And Public Health England warned that consuming alcohol contributed to a vast number of other serious diseases, including some cancers, heart and liver disease."People should keep this in mind when thinking about how much they drink," a spokeswoman said. 'Better effect'Prof Janne Tolstrup, from the National Institute of Public Health...
The Week and Viz owner plants idea of asset sales

The Week and Viz owner plants idea of asset sales

Business
The Week and other well-known British magazine titles could change hands as part of a review ‎of the publishing empire built by Felix Dennis, the late media tycoon and poet.Sky News has learnt that the trustees of The Heart of England Forest Charity and the executors of Mr Dennis's estate have been in discussions with financial advisers about the prospective review.Sources said this weekend that Allen & Co, a US-based advisory firm, was in the frame to oversee the project, indicating that American media owners could be approached about their interest in Dennis's assets.The Heart of England Forest Charity ‎was established by Mr Dennis after he began planting trees during the 1990s.Its trustees are chaired by Jon Snow, the Channel 4 News presenter.Dennis Publishing itself is not for sale