All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Fantasy Football’

Kristin Cavallari Talks Motherhood and Fashion

The new NFL season has begun, but reality TV star Kristin Cavallari has plenty to do besides cheering on her husband, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Cavallari gave birth to the couple’s second child in May and quickly transformed her body back into shape for her TV career. Cavallari recently gave an interview to Michigan Avenue, revealing that she is …

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Tim Tebow Still Owned In Fantasy Football Leagues

Some people still think that Tim Tebow has a chance to play Quarterback for a team in the National Football League this season. Despite the fact that he didn’t play last year, and despite the fact that the regular season starts this Thursday and Tebow is still not signed with a team. Some fantasy football owners are convinced that Tebow …

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Adrian Peterson Plans to Play on Sunday

Fans of the Minnesota Vikings will be happy to hear that Adrian Peterson may play in Sunday’s game as long as he is able to attend Friday’s practice. The running back experienced the brunt of a brutal tackle earlier this week. According to Coach Leslie Frazier, “He can do things that most can’t, in terms of coming back from injuries. …

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Yahoo Sports Launches New Fantasy App With Mobile Drafting

Yahoo announced that it has launched its new 2013 Fantasy Sports app today, which brings a new design, and new features to the experience. One of the big new improvements is that it now features mobile drafting, which many will find tremendously helpful. It’s a lot of pressure to be at a computer during draft time. “Managers can now sign …

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Robot Writers Are Taking Over Your Fantasy Football Recaps

The next time that your flex player makes a last second reception to clinch the victory over your fantasy football nemesis, there’s a good chance that you’ll be able to read a write-up of the game constructed by a robot. Machine-generated content is nothing new. Companies have been producing articles churned out by artificial intelligence for years. We’ve told you …

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Fantasy Football: Check Out These New Features From Yahoo

Yahoo announced that it has some new features for fantasy football this year. This is the company’s fifteenth year of offering fantasy football, and they’re offering fans the ability to make money by competing in the Yahoo Pro Leagues, which Yahoo says have the highest percentage payouts and most cash prizes available. Users can win up to $500. Yahoo’s Keeper …

Read More Fantasy Football Gets Google+ Hangouts Integration

Can you smell it? The smell of beer, pizza, and freshly-washed team jerseys. It’s almost football season, baby. And with the start of the NFL season in September comes the start of fantasy football. Soon, millions of fans will crunch the numbers and draft their teams in the hopes of shaming their friends, co-workers, or family members with an epic …

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MTV Turning 2012 Election into a Fantasy Game

Who doesn’t love fantasy football? Everybody has a team these days, even my grandma. But imagine a fantasy game where instead of having a roster of Manning, Peterson and Fitzgerald you have one of Obama, Boehner and McConnell. That’s what MTV along with $250,000 from The Knight Foundation is creating, a fantasy football like election game. A player enters a …

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Fantasy Football Visits Reach 3-Year High

Visits to fantasy football sites are the highest they’ve been in three years, according to new data from Experian Hitwise. Some interesting stats, as shared by the firm in an email: The NFL lockout may have shortened the normal buildup to the NFL season, but once it ended online traffic to NFL-related sites saw a boost As a result US …

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iPad Fantasy Football Courtesy of Yahoo

Yahoo announced this week that its Fantasy Football offerings will be available across four screens, including the tablet (iPad). The others would be: PC, TV and smartphone. Yahoo’s fantasy football platform attracted 5 million players in 2010, when mobile Fantasy Football users more than doubled from 2009, (PC users saw 5% growth). Mobile users view 60% more Fantasy Football pageviews …

Read More And Bloomberg Launch Fantasy Football App

The NFL has partnered with Bloomberg to introduce “Decision Maker,” an online fantasy football application that uses Bloomberg’s analytic tool to help NFL fantasy football players pick their best starting line up each week.

“Our goal in re-launching the Fantasy game was to provide our fans the best possible fantasy football experience,” said Hans Schroeder, Vice President of Media Strategy and Development for the NFL.

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Yahoo Settles Lawsuit With NFL

Yahoo and the NFL Players Association have reached a settlement over the use of players’ statistics, images and other information in Yahoo’s fantasy football games.

Yahoo sued the NFLPA last month arguing it should not have to pay additional royalties to use players’ data in its fantasy football games because the information is publicly available.

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CBS Says It Will Pass On NFL Licensing Fees

CBS Sports has filed a lawsuit against the NFL Players Association in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis over the use of NFL players statistics for fantasy football league.

The lawsuit says that CBS Interactive, a division of, is seeking a declaratory judgment that it has the rights to fantasy football statistics that are publicly available.

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Search Focuses On Fantasy Football

First off, my title may have unintentionally tricked you; this article revolves around what the Brits call “football,” but what we Americans identify as “soccer.”  Sorry, NFL fans.  But followers of the English Premier League have come to the right place, and it’s actually their search activity that has caused all the buzz.

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Yahoo Sports Kicks Off Fantasy Football

Yahoo Sports is starting off the 2007 fantasy football season with a user generated contest searching for the most inventive touchdown celebration.

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Fantasy Games Online

On Friday last week, there was a great piece by Julia Beizer in the Washington Post Express about a different category of fantasy games that offer an alternative to Fantasy Football.

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