When NFL fans think about how they connect with the league, Geoff Reiss wants Yahoo Sports to be one of the first things to come to their minds. Reiss, the general manager of Yahoo Sports, helped oversee a banner year for the company in regards to football. Celebrating the 20th year of Yahoo Fantasy Football, the company added several new features and a new game type, leading to a 6% uptick in new users year-over-year. Yahoo Sports also signed a […]
Back in 2014, Andy Holloway and Mike “The Fantasy Hitman” Wright were doing what millions of office-mates do every day: talking about their fantasy football teams and league instead of working. Only this time they turned on a microphone. “Mike and I actually started a podcast for our league. To make fun of people, talk about trades, talk about things that happened,” recalled Holloway. “That was the spark that began The Fantasy Footballers podcast.” Fast forward five years later and […]
IBM and ESPN launched a groundbreaking initiative leveraging IBM’s globally renowned artificial intelligence system, Watson.
Crown League founders Mathew Sposta and Dan Nissanoff made their mark at CES in Las Vegas by chatting about the league, which is set to launch in September.
Fantasy football’s podcast growth mirrors the larger tech trends as another option for owners to gain an edge.
The team at CBS Sports saw an opportunity to provide its fantasy players with a new way to get information about their team.
Investing $100 million of his own money, McMahon is confident XFL 2.0 is going to thrive.
An inside look at two of the premier events in the industry. Photos via Ben Gervin through NBC News (left) and the National Fantasy Football Convention (right) You have your fantasy football owners that might grab a magazine or a cheat sheet online right before their draft. Some owners might even (gasp) auto-draft online. Then, there are those that have elaborate spreadsheets built up with a laptop on-hand. There are different levels of preparation that go into the game. Some […]
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