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FOR AUG. 12

This is an article from the Aug. 12, 2013 issue

FANTASY FOOTBALL CENTRAL

PREP FOR YOUR DRAFT WITH SI.COM'S EXPERT ANALYSIS

Dream Date

Draft day is fast approaching for fantasy football leagues everywhere, bringing with it those annual strategy questions: Should you take running backs with your first two picks? Or just select the best players available? And when do you draft a defense? Fantasy experts Michael Beller and Eric Mack answer those and other puzzlers at Fantasy Football Central. In addition to a ranking of the top 300 players in the game (which will be updated throughout the month with the latest injury news), the site also includes position primers, team reports and a series on draft strategy.

NOTES FROM THE ROAD

As he crisscrosses the country in advance of the 2013 NFL season for TheMMQB.com—making stops at, among other locations, the Bills' headquarters in Pittsford, N.Y., and the Raiders' digs in Napa, Calif.—SI senior writer Peter King will be filing video postcards from every training camp, dishing on story lines both big and small and giving fans an up-close look at their favorite teams. This weekend the tour will be in Missouri, stopping first in Earth City with the Rams and then in Saint Joseph with the Chiefs. You can see all the videos at TheMMQB.com and can follow the journey on Twitter and Instagram @TheMMQB.

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Let There Be Light!

An era ended at Chicago's Wrigley Field on Aug. 8, 1988, as the lights went on for the first illuminated game in the Friendly Confines. The home of the Cubs thus became the last major league park to play host to night baseball.

By Ron Fimrite

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