You Can Draft A Fantasy Puppy Bowl Team

We are only a month out from the sporting spectacle of the year: Puppy Bowl X. (The "X" is for eXtreme puppies. Also, "ten.") This year's edition will have a number of new wrinkles, but the biggest game-changer is the ability to play fantasy puppy football. Everything else on Feb. 2 has just been rendered meaningless. » 1/02/14 3:33pm 1/02/14 3:33pm

We've Found The Craziest Fantasy Football Player In The World

Reader Trajan alerts us to the existence of a man who really, really, really likes fantasy football. We don't know his real name, but we do know that he has created a fake radio personality named Mark Callahan, who is the host of the "Mark Callahan Fantasy Football Radio Show," which is a fake radio show dedicated to… » 9/26/13 4:17pm 9/26/13 4:17pm

WWF-Themed Fantasy Football Draft Features Impressive Costumes

On Tuesday, we brought you pictures from a reader who recently held a Game of Thrones-themed fantasy football draft. To our surprise, there are other people out there who like to play dress up while drafting a fantasy football team. This is a apparently thing that people do, and it's a thing that they take very… » 9/12/13 12:54pm 9/12/13 12:54pm

Game Of Thrones-Themed Fantasy Draft Features Costumes, Sullen Faces

OK, that's it. There can be no more Game-of-Thrones-as-sports shenanigans. We've officially reached the tipping point, because some dude named Dennis just emailed us to let us know that he and his friends have combined fantasy football and Game of Thrones to create "League of Thrones." Costumes were involved. He sent… » 9/10/13 1:18pm 9/10/13 1:18pm

Brandon Marshall Is Better Than Drew Brees, And Other Fantasy Truths

Fantasy football may not have all the blood and sweat and violence and trauma of the game as it's played on the field, but there's at least one way in which it's just like the real thing: as John Madden put it, "usually the team that scores the most points wins." How you get those points may be very different—as… » 9/03/13 4:33pm 9/03/13 4:33pm

Dominate Your Fantasy Football Draft with This Cheat Sheet

In the world of fantasy football, there's nothing worse than showing up to your league’s draft unprepared. Inevitably, you’ll be under the gun as the clock ticks down and you need to get your next draft pick submitted, and you can’t find the right player to add to your team. Your fumbling draws the ridicule of your… » 8/23/13 5:30pm 8/23/13 5:30pm

How Clark Olson Beats Everyone Else In Fantasy Everything

The guy who just beat everyone else in America at all the fantasy sports, again, is a computer science professor who is not so much into trades but who is really, really into spreadsheets. Clark Olson, the 2012 winner of ESPN's omnibus Uber Challenge fantasy game, again, tallied the high score across an Olympiad of… » 2/16/13 4:15pm 2/16/13 4:15pm

The Deadspin 2012-2013 Fantasy Football Awards

A few months ago, we compiled a Fantasy Football Almanac of results from 1970 to 2011. Now we're ready to update the almanac for the 2012 season, with awards for the best players and some new data as well. Take a look, then add your comments, analyses, quibbles, and rants in the discussion below. » 2/01/13 10:15am 2/01/13 10:15am

Daryl Morey Made By Far The Most Transactions In His Fantasy Football…

Via the Twitter of Daryl Morey—God bless him, he has a sense of humor about the whole thing—comes this scorecard from his season of fantasy football. Daryl Morey is the GM of two teams: the Houston Rockets (a basketball franchise) and the Morey Eels (a fantasy football franchise). One of the jobs, he's supposedly very… » 12/15/12 3:15pm 12/15/12 3:15pm