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DraftKings Scandal Means Fewer Horrible DraftKings-Sponsored Ads

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.07.2015 | Sports

Some good news: ESPN is temporarily removing a lot (if not all) of that annoying sponsored content for DraftKings following a scandal that's moved me...

Congress Is Waking Up To The Unregulated World Of Fantasy Sports

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 10.06.2015 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and other lawmakers called for increased federal examination of daily fantasy sports Tuesday...

Insider Trading Scandal Rocks Multimillion Dollar Fantasy Sports Industry

AP | Kelly Chen | Posted 10.06.2015 | Sports

An early release of lineup information in a DraftKings contest is raising questions about the transparency of the burgeoning daily fantasy i...

Internet of Things in Sports

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.05.2015 | Sports
Beverly Macy

By 2020 the Internet of Things is on target to be a trillion dollar industry with approximately 26 billion objects set to be linked together on the Internet. This trend will literally affect everyone's daily life and most industries and businesses.

Here's The Difference Between Daily Fantasy Sports and Illegal Sports Betting

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.05.2015 | Sports

While sports gambling remains illegal in the United States, the lucrative market of daily fantasy betting is thriving. Despite lawmakers' ca...

Fantasy Football Owners Are Freaking Out Over Hurricane Joaquin

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.01.2015 | Sports

Hurricane Joaquin will make its way up the East Coast this weekend, threatening homes, businesses and even fantasy football lineups.  The N...

Playing Football Was Never My Fantasy

Jeffrey Dwoskin | Posted 09.16.2015 | Comedy
Jeffrey Dwoskin

When you are done gawking over the literal beating I gave my opponent in the first week of Fantasy Football, it is important to know I came from humble beginnings. I grew up in the pre-cable era. My house had one television and very limited channels.

Ben Walsh

ESPN Failed To Disclose Commentator's Relationship With Cash-Prize Fantasy Site | Ben Walsh | Posted 04.07.2015 | Sports

ESPN failed to disclose an endorsement deal between its lead soccer analyst, Taylor Twellman, and cash-prize fantasy sports company Draft Kings, the n...

How Fantasy Baseball Can Grow Beyond the Diehards

Ron Shandler | Posted 05.30.2015 | Sports
Ron Shandler

When fantasy football players think about making the leap to baseball, there is one common response: "Oh. My. God. I have to do this for 162 games?" They conclude that fantasy baseball is for diehards only and then they go find something else to do.

10 Funny Jobs You Need to Fill

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Jobs. We all need them. Are you interested in creating jobs? I am too! Not in the traditional way, but in the literal one. Below are some jobs we need to create to make the world a better place at home and in the office.

What I Learned by Winning my Fantasy Football League

Trish Kinney | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports
Trish Kinney

In my second season of fielding a Fantasy Football (FF) team, I won the first place prize. And I won the high point total also. It was impossible to predict when the season began how much a person could learn about himself by truly committing to the process. Here is my list.

The Money Americans Spend On Fantasy Football Could Solve World Hunger For 2 Years

PolicyMic | James Chairman | Posted 10.13.2014 | Impact

Last year, Forbes estimated the economy created by Americans' expenditures on fantasy football, everything from direct revenues to time value, amounts...

In Fantasy Football, Kickers Make a Difference

Larry Schechter | Posted 10.29.2014 | Sports
Larry Schechter

The conventional wisdom is that "kickers don't really matter"..."they are too unpredictable"...and "just get anyone from a pretty good offense, especially if they play in a dome or a warm weather city." I couldn't disagree more.

ESPN Fantasy Expert Calls Jay-Z 'One Of The Greatest Trash Talkers' In Fantasy Football

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 08.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Back in the '80s and '90s, fantasy sports existed only as a nerdy retreat for obsessed sports fans. Today, it has permeated culture so much that ESPN'...

Big Data Meets Fantasy Football

Jason Grill | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Jason Grill

Fantasy football is right around the corner. The summer months will pass and before you know it people from across the country will be joining frien...

Already Missing Fantasy Football? Give Fantasy Basketball a Shot

Brian Schwartz | Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports
Brian Schwartz

What many don't realize is that fantasy basketball is growing significantly in popularity and can actually be even more fun than fantasy football.

If Parenting Were Like Fantasy Football

Mike Julianelle | Posted 11.16.2013 | Parents
Mike Julianelle

Just like with being a good fantasy football player, being a successful parent takes preparation and hard work, but nobody really knows anything, and it basically all comes down to luck.

How to Win at Fantasy Football*

Matthew Berry | Posted 09.16.2013 | Sports
Matthew Berry

(*By any means necessary)

Obsession: Fantasy Football

Jackie Marcus Schaffer and Jeff Schaffer | Posted 02.11.2013 | Arts
Jackie Marcus Schaffer and Jeff Schaffer

Fantasy football is no longer just our hobby, it's our livelihood. We created a TV show called The League that revolves around -- you guessed it -- a fantasy football league.

What The Body Of Christ Can Learn From Fantasy Sports

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 11.13.2012 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

As I have jumped into fantasy sports this year for the first time, I found myself watching the game differently. I wonder what would happen if we applied this same kind of lens to those things that we church folks so easily demonized every day.

An Open Letter to My Fantasy Football Team

Dan Treadway | Posted 11.07.2012 | Sports
Dan Treadway

I'm sorry for yelling, I know I said I'd work on that after last year's week 15 meltdown. Do you honestly think I like what I've become, fantasy football? I just can't quit you.

Fantasy Football Costs Employers A LOT Of Money

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 09.04.2012 | Small Business

Fantasy football is costing employers billions due to lost worker productivity, according to a study by Chicago-based outplacement firm Challenger, Gr...

Ross Luippold

'The League' Gives Fantasy Football Advice | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.08.2011 | Comedy

"The League," along with "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" and "Archer," helps make FX one of the funniest -- and edgiest -- networks for comedy rig...

Fantasy Sports Leagues Get In The Washington Game

Roll Call | Kate Ackley | Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

If you're savvy to Congress and obsessed with fantasy sports leagues, then Travis McCoy probably has your dream job....

Bloomberg Sports Releases Second Season of "Front Office"

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey

The second season of Bloomberg's "Front Office" has launched --with a new look and a better, more streamlined offering of tools.