Rise & Grind: March 17th, 2014



Welcome to the RotoGrinders cup o’morning joe. Start your day off right here with yesterday’s happenings and take a peek at the the upcoming DFS day.

Grab your first cup of coffee Guinness and catch up on the latest news!

In Case You Missed It

  • A DSBBC Champ is Crowned – RotoGrinders member Radthad954 (86th overall/212th TPOY) survived a tough field over several nights to take down $100,000 in the DraftStreet Basketball Championship. Rad bested ardor by a half point to take down the title. Congratulations on your victory Radthad!

  • NCAA Selection Sunday – The brackets for the NCAA tournament rolled out last night with Virginia, Wichita St, Florida and Arizona grabbing number one seeds. The sites are rolling out great tournament-style survivor games for the NCAAs. DraftStreet, FanDuel, DraftKings and FantasyFued are all running NCAA games, so make sure check them out and get some DFS money in there along with your bracket. I always look forward to the President’s bracket with Andy Katz every year. I think he goes chalk with Florida winning it all.

Today’s Events

  • Tonight’s Action – A healthy seven game schedule on tap for the NBA tonight. The Thunder visit the Bulls in the Marquee match-up of the night. The Gary Oldman Fantasy Goodness Game of the Day™ is the Clippers travelling to Denver. The shots should be flying often and “high” in the Mile High City (Ohhh I see what you did there!).

  • Today’s GPP’s – DraftStreet has a $10k and $8k guarantee running this evening for NBA. The Monday Slam on FanDuel is going off at $60k this evening. They’re also running a $40k baller with a $1035 buy-in tonight as well for the big dogs. On DraftKings there is a $20k Showtime with a $109 buy-in and a $10k Crossover and $10k Pick and Roll with a $27 and $12 buy-in respectively.

On the Grinders Schedule


  • #1) NBA Daily Plays – Ethan is here straight from the RotoGrinders home office to run down a very special St Patty’s Day edition of the Daily Plays.

  • #2) NBA GrindDown – Notorious gets all up into the analysis of tonight’s games in one, easy to read location.

  • #3) NHL Daily Plays – JMBWngFn breaks down tonight’s action on the ice.


  • 3:30: The Afternoon Grind – Dean78904 and the DraftCheat kick off three big hours of coverage by giving you the early scoop on tonight’s NBA games.

  • 4:30: The DFS Happy Hour Presented by DraftStreet – Little know fact: Gabey’s beard is full Irish, but he is only 1/4 Irish. He’s joined by TommyG to take a look at the best plays tonight on DraftStreet.
  • 5:30: GrindersLive Presented by “Our Sponsor” DraftKings – The old school crew of Al_Smizzle and DB730 break down the last minute news of tonight’s NBA action.

Is there something else you’d like to see in this column? Questions or comments? Leave them below and we’d be happy to consider them. See you tomorrow!

About the Author

  • Curtis Brodzina (DillingerFour)

  • Curtis DillingerFour Brodzina considers himself the Dave Barry Rick Reilly of DFS. He tries to find the humorous side of the sports world. An avid Penn State, Broncos and Pens fan, he fades Kunitz way too often. RotoGrinder’s own Cal had these poignant words for him as he was lamenting his last place finish in the RotoGrinders FreeRoll Bowl: “Nobody expects you to win D4, they just expect you to be funny.”


  • TrunkzTomorrow

    “Grab your first cup of coffee Guinness and catch up on the latest news! “ Perfect!

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    @Trunkz: Thank you for noticing the nuances of the R&G.

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