SABR continues to bridge the fantasy and reality baseball gap

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A little over a week ago, beginning on July 6, a five-day convention was held in Long Beach, CA that revolved around the not-so-new wave of SABR (Society for American Baseball Research) statistics. SABR may seem like a cool new fad to many people, but in reality it was founded in 1971 with the...

Athlon Sports releases 2011 College Football Mag on iPad

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With the NFL lockout persisting, college fantasy football is the only thing I have to talk about in the fantasy sports business world, lately. The latest release in the sector is the Athlon Sports App/Digital Magazine (for iPad) released on iTunes this past Thursday. While not specifically geared...

Fox Sports' Eric Shanks joins the STATS Board of Directors

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Straight from a STATS LLC press release: STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports technology, data and content provider, announced today that Eric Shanks, Co-President and COO of the FOX Sports Media Group, has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Eric Shanks commented: “STATS is one of...

Competitive Sports Analysis launches scoutPRO for Fantasy Football

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Competitive Sports Analysis, a software company that provides highly accurate predictive data analysis for sports, today announced the launch of the scoutPRO™ site for the 2011 football season. In addition to helping the Fantasy Football General Manager (GM) optimize their roster each week, the...

CFFInsider gives a peak into their projection process

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Excerpt from The Russell Wilson Project For those of you that have stuck around or made your way back, I wanted to share with you the inner workings of our player rankings and projections. We let our projections dictate our rankings. And our philosophy has been to project each and every player to...

FantasyCFB launches for its second season

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FantasyCFB gives college football fans the chance to select a roster of their favorite players and compete against friends and strangers from around the world. In this salary-cap game, users don’t have to worry about draft dates or being first to the waiver wire, which are common themes in...

FFPC Announces 2011 Draft Venue in Las Vegas

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For the 4th year, the FFPC live events are returning to the legendary Caesars Palace in 2011 We will start off by holding our now famous Opening Night Viewing Party on Thursday, September 8th in the Roman Ballroom. With two huge viewing screens, a theater-quality audio system, this is the place...

For the Weekend: Field of Dreams 2 - NFL Lockout

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It's a SLOOOOW news week regarding fantasy sports business (thanks, NFL), so we'll leave the weekend with the Funny or Die videos going around that spoofs the NFL Lockout with a Field of Dreams backdrop. They recently posted the Behind the Scenes and Deleted Scenes videos, so you've got a bunch of...

U-Sports returns to independent status for College Fantasy Football league management

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Two years after Athlon Sports purchased U-Sports and renamed the service Athlon Fantasy Sports, U-Sports has gone back to independent status running both Pro and College fantasy football leagues. This info is right on the heels of the news that FleaFlicker left AOL after a previous purchase, which...

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