How To Run A Fantasy Football League Without Making Everyone Hate You

Because your friends are lazy and untrustworthy, you were somehow the best choice to run this year’s fantasy football league, which means you’ll set up the draft, oversee trades, handle money, and use the internet an hour or two more per week than usual. Congratulations. Now, you just have to tackle this… » 8/17/15 10:22am 8/17/15 10:22am

Republicans Take Aim At Internet Poker And Fantasy Sports

It is pretty damn good to be a Republican right now. The GOP controls both the House and the Senate, it owns more than half of the gubernatorial seats in the nation, Obama is close to a zero percent approval rating, and 9/11 truther Pete Carroll kept Marshawn Lynch from being the Super Bowl MVP. » 2/09/15 12:55pm 2/09/15 12:55pm

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

ESPN's Matthew Berry Is A Big ***** Van ***** Fan, Says ESPN's Content Filter

The screencap above was taken from ESPN's fantasy homepage, which features a live-updating, scrolling box containing tweets from ESPN's various fantasy sports writers. You'll notice that the second tweet on the list, sent by Matthew Berry, looks a little odd. Who the hell is ***** Van *****? » 1/16/13 12:10pm 1/16/13 12:10pm

Yahoo Would Like To Further Explain Why Its Fantasy Football Shit The Bed On Sunday

About an hour before kickoff, Yahoo fantasy sports lost all functionality. No making roster changes, no adding free agents, no scoring, no nothing. That equaled a lot of pissed off users. By Monday morning, things were largely fixed—small consolation to anyone who got shafted the day before because they couldn't set… » 11/14/12 4:00pm 11/14/12 4:00pm

Ben Roethlisberger Was Just Awarded A Touchdown, So You Might Want To Check Your Fantasy League

This play, in the second quarter of Pittsburgh's win over the Eagles on Sunday, was ruled on the field as a lateral from Ben Roethlisberger to Rashard Mendenhall, who scampered 13 yards for the score. So it went down in the books a rushing touchdown for Mendenhall, and that was that. Until yesterday, when the Elias… » 10/11/12 10:00am 10/11/12 10:00am

Fantasy Sports Are Going To Take Over The World, According To Fancy Infographic

Fantasy sports now account for "$800 million, or about 18%, of the $4.5 billion sports industry," and the "estimated 32 million of North Americans ages 12 and older" who participate are essentially subsidizing sportswriting! So, uh, please—keep doing what you're doing. [Co.Design] » 10/12/11 10:20am 10/12/11 10:20am

Out-Of-Date Fantasy Advice From Someone Who Isn't Really Paying Attention

If you take fantasy sports seriously, you read the experts. Disclaimer: I am not an expert, but I will write about fantasy sports anyway. And if you want to win your leagues handily, I can't think of a better advisor than someone who only stays half aware of what's actually happening in sports. So whether you're just… » 3/29/11 2:00pm 3/29/11 2:00pm