Editorial

Keenan Allen All AFC West Team EditorialFantasy
November 8, 2018

Under Performers That Can Turn Your Fantasy Football Team Around

Did your homework for the draft and your fantasy football team is only average? Here are Under Performers That Can Turn Your Fantasy Football Team Around.
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AFC West / NFC West Featured

What to Expect From Brandin Cooks

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While it remains to be seen exactly how Cooks stats will stack up, he's proven that he has the skill and versatility to make a big impact for the Rams.…

Three Key Matchups: Cardinals vs. Chiefs

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Kansas City is rolling along with the AFC's best record. With a looming showdown with the Rams, can the Chiefs avoid a trap game against Arizona?
Josh Rosen

Cardinals Midseason Roundup: Progression Of Rookie Josh Rosen

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In the midst of a lost season, rookie Cardinals QB Josh Rosen has had his ups and downs. Let's take a deep dive so we can really answer: How's Rosen…
Raiders Preview

Raiders Preview Hosting The Chargers

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Raiders Preview: Raiders host division rival Los Angeles Chargers and if they are to have a chance in this game, they need their quarterback to play well.

The 49ers Offensive Line: Week 10

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The 49ers Offensive Line: Week 10- As far as statistics are concerned, the Giants have one of the least intimidating pass rushes in the NFL.
Nick Mullens

Nick Mullens To Start Against Giants

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Nick Mullens: Worked with the first team in practice and was told by head coach Kyle Shanahan that he will be under center for the second game in a row.
Tom Brady

Can The Chiefs Knock Off The Patriots In The AFC?

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The Patriots have had a stranglehold on the AFC for years, but can the upstart Chiefs knock New England off of it's throne?
Chiefs

Chiefs Safety Ron Parker Epitomizes Being A Pro

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Chiefs Safety Ron Parker solidified his passage to the NFL with hard work and motivated determination to succeed proving he is the epitome of a pro.

NCAAF

Beavers

Isaiah Hodgins Continues To Improve At Receiver For Oregon State

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Oregon State falls short to USC. Isaiah Hodgins played well to keep it close in the fourth quarter, but OSU couldn’t come back to defeat the Trojans.

Adarius Pickett And His Eleven Tackles Aren’t Enough For UCLA

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It's been a tough season for the Bruins and last week's loss at Oregon may have been the toughest loss yet but Adarius Pickett was fun to watch at least.

Rick Gamboa Has A Nice Stat Line But Colorado Drops Another

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The Colorado defense disappears as Arizona's Khalil Tate goes off on an offensive explosion against the Buffaloes in Tuscon but Rick Gamboa was solid.

Khalil Tate Has His Best Game Of The Year

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Week 10 analysis of Arizona's top NFL prospects, game day grades, performance breakdowns, and what to watch for next week featuring Khalil Tate.

Peyton Pelluer Shows That The Cougars Are Ready To Play Defense

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The defense for the Cougars has really shown its resilience this season and Peyton Pelluer is a big reason. Let's see how they graded this week against Cal.
Vic Wharton III

Jordan Kunaszyk Was A Bright Spot In A Tough Cal Loss

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This was a rough week for Cal football after a loss to Washington State but Jordan Kunaszyk had a solid showing against a top conference opponent.
Sun Devils

N’Keal Harry Leads Arizona State Offensive Explosion

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Arizona State defeated No. 15 Utah, 38-20 on Saturday afternoon. Take a look at how N'Keal Harry and our Arizona State Sun Devils prospects performed.
Ducks Football

Troy Dye Continues To Impress For The Oregon Defense

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The Oregon Ducks got back in the win column with Troy Dye and the rest of the Sports Al Dente prospects playing big roles.
Martin Stadium

Washington State Punching Above Their Weight

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Washinton State has defied odds this season as they lead the PAC-12 and are ranked 8th overall in the nation. Can the Cougars maintain this dominance?
Cardinal Football

Bryce Love Continues To Struggle For Stanford

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With a backlog of injuries from Week 9 against Washington State, Stanford and Bryce Love hope to rebound against Washington in Week 10.
Bruins Football

Andre James And UCLA Look To Bounce Back Against Oregon

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Can UCLA get things fixed in time for their showdown at Oregon? Andre James and the rest of the offensive line look to bounce back.
Beavers Football

Isaiah Hodgins Leads Oregon State To Huge Upset

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Oregon State snapped a 22 road game losing streak. This was an intense game with the Beavers erasing a 31-3 deficit thanks in large part to Isaiah Hodgins.

Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire

Sports Al Dente LIVE Fantasy Football Stream – Week 10

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Last minute fantasty questions? Sports Al Dente has you covered with our LIVE fantasy football stream where you can ask our experts questions!
Week 10 Start Em Sit Em Matt Ryan

Fantasy Football Week 10 Start Em Sit Em

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By this point in the season if you're reading start em sit em articles, it probably means you've got some tough decisions to make.
Keenan Allen All AFC West Team

Under Performers That Can Turn Your Fantasy Football Team Around

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Did your homework for the draft and your fantasy football team is only average? Here are Under Performers That Can Turn Your Fantasy Football Team Around.

Waiver Wire Wonders Week 10

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Waiver Wire Wonders: Week 10- These games are essentially crucial for every team in your respective league as fantasy teams are fighting for playoff seeding.

Editorial

Luke Walton Editorial 2Los Angeles LakersNBA Featured
October 27, 2018

Luke Walton: The Man Behind The Lakers This Season

Luke Walton learned about coaching from Phil Jackson to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. This season he will add his own coaching style for a playoff push.

Latest Podcast

The Coach And The Don FeaturedSAD PodcastsThe Coach And The Don
November 8, 2018

PODCAST: 10 Best NFL Coaches; NFL Casting Call – Anchorman

Who are the 10 best NFL coaches in the game right now? The Coach and The Don break it down, along with another edition of NFL Casting Call!

NBA Featured

Boban Marjanovic

Boban Marjanovic Makes First Start With Clippers

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Boban Marjanovic: started his first game with the Clippers on Friday against the Orlando Magic. Last year, the Clippers used 37 different starters.
Luke Walton

Luke Walton: The Man Behind The Lakers This Season

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Luke Walton learned about coaching from Phil Jackson to Warriors coach Steve Kerr. This season he will add his own coaching style for a playoff push.
LA Clippers Home Game

Tobias Harris Takes Leading Role

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Tobias Harris Takes Leading Role: The 8-year veteran Tobias Harris has taken quite the leadership role this season with the L.A. Clippers.
Lakers Basketball

Lakers Defense Falls Short vs. Portland Trailblazers

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The Lakers first regular season game came in a 128-119 loss to the Portland Trailblazers that unveiled a cause for concern on defense.
Brandon Ingram

Brandon Ingram: Los Angeles Lakers Rising Star, Part III

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It seems as if Brandon Ingram was forgotten last season, but this lanky, small forward has proven his ability to be a rising star this upcoming season.
Harry Giles

Harry Giles: Sacramento Kings Players To Watch

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A look into why Sacramento Kings forward, Harry Giles, is a player you should watch out for during the upcoming NBA season

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WWE Featured

The Dive: The Most I’ve Been Invested in Raw in Years

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With a shocking real-life announcement, along with a few turns, Monday Night Raw has me fully invested for the first time in years.
Roman Reigns

BREAKING: Roman Reigns announces he has leukemia

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Roman Reigns announced at the open of Monday Night Raw that he has leukemia and will be relinquishing the Universal Championship.

The Dive: HHH vs. Undertaker Was Exactly What It Needed To Be

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The Triple H-Undertaker "last time ever" match from Super Show-Down was everything it was supposed to be: a "greatest hits" match from the duo.

Who Is Up NeXT: Candice LeRae

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Candice LeRae has led the Women's Independent Wrestling Revolution and is now in NXT, Here is what you need to know about Mrs. Wrestling herself!
Lesnar

The Dive: Uhhh..What…Huh?

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WWE's Hell in a Cell pay-per-view was a good show...until the last 30 seconds. How the return of Brock Lesnar affects WWE and Monday Night Raw.

Top Ten Latin American Wrestlers of All-Time

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There have been a lot of great wrestlers to come from Latin America. We at Sports Al Dente decided to rank the top ten Latin wrestlers of all-time.