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The Vidette Sports Blog centers it talks around national level sports as well as local ISU teams. Commentary is provided by several contributors, each with their diehard alliances to their favorite teams. Take it for it is, and feel free to join the conversation.

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The new birds

                The new Illinois State University Cheerleading squad has been announced and it’s crazy to say that I am not on the team. Working tryouts this year was a much different process than actually trying out. It was crazy and surreal to say the least. One of... Read more →
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2015 Fantasy Baseball: Week 1 Waiver Wire

ADD: Travis d’Arnaud- The 26-year-old right-hander from the Mets has been off to a hot start in 2015 (5 hits, 4 RBIs in just 4 games). Travis is surprisingly only 40% owned in Yahoo leagues so jump all over him if your team needs help at the catcher position. The season is young but his quick, compact swing makes him an attractive... Read more →
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2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

Third Base Class A: photo courtesy of pitchersandpoets.com Adrian Beltre- At 35 years old this guy can still rake the ball. Last year he batted a brilliant .324 and should be around that average again this year. He still has the ability to hit the long ball so expect Beltre to hit 25+ home runs and drive in close to 85 runs. Josh... Read more →
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Our last meal

                Over the past four years the amount of team meals I have been a part of is unbelievable. This past Saturday, I had my last team meal. The banquet was set for 1pm and like us, a majority of us arrived 15 minutes early. Being early is something that has been... Read more →
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2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

Second base/ Shortstop Class A: photo courtesy of grantland.com Jose Altuve- Not many fantasy handicappers have Altuve as the #1 middle infielder for the 2015 fantasy baseball season, but I certainly believe he is one of the biggest assets in fantasy baseball. In 2014, Altuve was out of his mind when he batted .341, scored 85 runs, and... Read more →
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2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

First Basemen Class A: photo courtesy of www.huffingtonpost.com Miguel Cabrera- No surprise here, Miguel Cabrera should be the first man to be drafted this season from the first base position despite coming off of a foot injury from 2014. “Miggy” is the only man to win the Triple Crown Award in the last 47 years and has posted... Read more →
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2015 Fantasy Baseball Rankings

Starting Pitchers Class A: photo courtesy of FoxSports.com Clayton Kershaw- The 2014 National League MVP and CY Young will step on the mound as the undisputed ace in fantasy baseball to start the 2015 season. Kershaw posted a 21-3 record with an outstanding 1.77 ERA and striking out over 230 batters in 2014. Even though he proved he was... Read more →

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