I think 'top players of the month' would be more suitable, because if you plan to do this every week, it will consume a lot of time, and if you have other responsibilities as well and a real life, the manual labor will tank a lot of time.
If you manage to automate the whole process via statistics of the players, then it is a different story. Also, per season is more than good enough as well, if per month is too stressful. (Player with most games played in MM, match of the season, fun facts, the biggest win streak, etc.)
Integrating the latest FAF content from verified FAF streamers is a nice idea.
Making the news section dynamic to have sort of changing "streams" or "nodes" sounds promising and like a lot of work.