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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.

Top Sports Apps for BlackBerry Smartphones (PHOTOS)

Alex Kinsella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Alex Kinsella

The topic of sports has always left me feeling stunted in conversations; I've got little more to contribute than my appreciation for great beer and peanuts. So to help bridge the various gaps in my current sports knowledge, I've become dependent on my BlackBerry to find the most informative apps in the marketplace. Here are my top three picks for BlackBerry smartphones.

Ashton Kutcher Talks Fantasy Football

Back Porch FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Ashton Kutcher has successfully worn many hats over the past decade. But he's now entering an arena where his fame and fortune may not help him one...

Mostly NFL Thoughts and Observations From a Fantasy Sports Worker

Christopher Liss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Christopher Liss

You have to boost Chris Johnson's stock even further in light of what happened last night the same way you had to boost Tom Brady in 2007. Clearly, he...

The Voice of the Fan Gets Louder, Even at 9 a.m. on a Saturday

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

Sports bloggers believe in the power of the written word, and are passionately tied to their craft -- even if in many cases it is just a hobby.

Most Surprising Recession-Proof Industries In America (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's always tricky to call an industry "recession-proof" but, though it may sound surprising, there are a handful of industries that are actually grow...

Catching Up With Kelly Perdew, The Apprentice Season II Winner and CEO of

Peter Robert Casey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Peter Robert Casey

As the fantasy gaming space evolves more and more into the mainstream, no one is more positioned to be a leader and innovator in the space than Chief Executive Officer, Kelly Perdew.

Fantasy Football Surpasses All Previous Cringe Thresholds

Dave Hollander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Hollander

Nothing in the last five years has contributed more to the dumbing down of the American sports fan than the reductive, banal, and utterly shallow opiate of fantasy sports.