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    • Advanced metrics

    • Advanced Metrics is the term for the empirical analysis of sports, particularly statistics that measure in-game productivity and efficiency. Advanced metrics were first employed in baseball by Bill James, a pioneer in the field who is considered the father and public face of the practice. The basic principles of a ... Read »


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    • AFL Dream Team

    • AFL Dream Team

      AFL Dream Team is an online Australian rules football based fantasy football game that was created in 2003 by Alex Pernice and published by the Australian Football League (AFL) and Toyota. Participants assemble an imaginary team of real life players, limited by a salary cap, and score points based on those players' act ... Read »


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    • Fantasy football (association)

    • Fantasy football (less commonly referred to as fantasy association football worldwide but known as fantasy soccer in the United States) is a game in which participants assemble an imaginary team of real life footballers and score points based on those players' actual statistical performance or their perceived contribut ... Read »


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    • Fantasy baseball

    • Fantasy baseball is a game in which people manage rosters of league baseball players, either online or in a physical location. The participants compete against one another using those players' real life statistics to score points. Materials in the Jack Kerouac Archive at the New York Public Library show that Kerou ... Read »


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    • Baseball Almanac

    • Baseball Almanac

      Baseball Almanac is an interactive baseball encyclopedia with 3,000 pages of baseball facts, research, awards, records, feats, lists, notable quotations, baseball movie ratings, and statistics. Its goal is to preserve the history of baseball. It serves, in turn, as a source for a number of books and publications about ... Read »


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    • Baseball Prospectus

    • Baseball Prospectus

      Baseball Prospectus (BP) is an organization that publishes a website, BaseballProspectus.com, devoted to the sabermetric analysis of baseball. BP has a staff of regular columnists and provides advanced statistics as well as player and team performance projections on the site. Since 1996 the BP staff has also published ... Read »


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    • Baseball-Reference.com

    • Baseball-Reference

      Baseball-Reference.com is a website providing baseball statistics for every player in Major League Baseball history. The site is often used by major media organizations and baseball broadcasters as a source for statistics. It offers a variety of advanced baseball sabermetrics in addition to traditional baseball "counti ... Read »


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    • Fantasy basketball

    • Fantasy basketball is a fantasy sport inspired by fantasy baseball. Originally played by keeping track of stats by hand, it was popularized during the 1990s after the advent of the Internet. Those who play this game are sometimes referred to as general managers (GMs), who draft actual National Basketball Association (N ... Read »


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    • Mike Beacom

    • Mike Beacom is a professional and college football writer, and the president and chairman of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA). Beacom writes a regular retro column for Pro Football Weekly and has contributed to SI.com’s fantasy football section since 2006. He has also covered Big Ten football for ... Read »


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    • Matthew Berry

    • Matthew J. Berry (born December 29, 1969) is an American writer, columnist, fantasy analyst, and television personality, ESPN fantasy sports analyst and ESPN.com columnist. Berry started as a writer for television and film and creating a few pilots and film scripts with his writing partner Eric Abrams with varying succ ... Read »


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    • Will Carroll

    • Will Carroll (born 1970) is a sportswriter specializing in the coverage of medical issues, including injuries and performance-enhancing drugs. Carroll's "Under the Knife" column appeared on Baseball Prospectus for eight years during his stint there as a senior writer, and he also contributed to the site's radio efforts ... Read »


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    • Chalk Daily Fantasy Sports

    • Chalk Daily Fantasy Sports is a Barcelona web-based daily fantasy sports contest provider. The company allows users to enter daily and weekly fantasy sports-related contests and win money based on individual player and team performances in NFL, Liga MX, UEFA Champions League, English Premier League, La Liga, and Formul ... Read »


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    • Daily fantasy sports

    • Daily fantasy sports (DFS) are a subset of fantasy sport games. As with traditional fantasy sports games, players compete against others by building a team of professional athletes from a particular league or competition while remaining under a salary cap, and earn points based on the actual statistical performance of ... Read »


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    • David Dodds (fantasy football analyst)

    • David Dodds is a Footballguys fantasy football analyst and co-owner of Footballguys. David Dodds was the founder of mr.football.com, and his website was featured by Yahoo! as one of the top three fantasy football sites on the internet. After selling mr.football.com to Fanball.com in 1999, Dodds created Footballguy ... Read »


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    • DraftKings

    • DraftKings

      DraftKings is a Boston, MA, daily fantasy sports contest provider. The company allows users to enter daily and weekly fantasy sports-related contests and win money based on individual player and team performances in five major American sports (MLB, the NHL, the NFL, the NBA and the PGA), Premier League and UEFA Champio ... Read »


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    • FameLeague

    • FameLeague (Fantasy Market League) is a gamification technology platform which drives fantasy web applications for sports, people and show business. Licensees can customize FameLeague to create their own fantasy market games. It was the first flagship product of Gametize (formerly Socialico), a Singapore-based startup ... Read »


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    • FanDraft

    • FanDraft is a fantasy sports software application created by FanSoft Media. The application acts as a digital alternative to the traditional "paper draft boards" utilized during many live fantasy football drafts. The software has over 27,000 downloads on Download.com, and has been featured on major media sites such as ... Read »


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    • FanDuel


    • Fangraphs

    • FanGraphs

      FanGraphs.com is a website run by Fangraphs Inc., located in Arlington, Virginia, and created and owned by David Appelman that provides statistics for every player in Major League Baseball history. On September 18, 2009, Fangraphs Inc. launched an iPhone app in partnership with Hawk Ridge Consulting. Fangraphs has a n ... Read »


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    • Fantasy 411

    • The Fantasy 411 is a Major League Baseball radio and television broadcast on MLB.com. The hosts are primarily Mike Siano, Cory Schwartz, Casey Stern, fantasy sports guru Broadway CJ Reo and Zach Simon, with occasional contributions from Vinny Micucci, Brandon Costa, Will Carroll and Joe Sheehan of Baseball Prospectus. ... Read »


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    • Fantasy auto racing

    • Fantasy auto racing is a type fantasy sports game based on motor sports. Players, also known as fantasy team owners, select a roster of drivers to earn points according to actual race results. Player scores, as determined by their drivers' actual racing results, are sorted within a league of players to determine weekly ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Congress

    • Fantasy Congress

      Fantasy Congress was an online fantasy simulation sport where players, called citizens, could draft members of the United States House and Senate, and keep track of their participation within the U.S. Congress. Actions, especially within the process of making and amending pieces of legislation, of a player's drafted co ... Read »


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    • Fantasy cricket

    • Fantasy Cricket is a part of the Fantasy Sports genre. It is an online game where you create a virtual team of real cricket players and score points depending on how your chosen players perform in real life matches. To win a tournament, you must work towards attaining the maximum points and the No. 1 rank on the leader ... Read »


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    • Fantasy F1

    • Fantasy F1 is a game in which the participants assemble a collection of real life Formula One drivers and score points based on those drivers' actual statistical performance during the F1 season. The idea for this game arose out of the success of fantasy football and was certainly being played by the mid-1990s. Fantas ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Fix (Comcast SportsNet)

    • Fantasy Fix (Comcast SportsNet)

      Fantasy Fix is a 30 min. program that airs on Comcast SportsNet stations during the NFL season. John Hansen from FantasyGuru.com is the show's primary expert, and the show consists of the hosts making player recommendations, predictions, and answer fan video and email questions. The program starts out with "Fixer ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Focus (XM radio program)

    • Fantasy Focus

      Fantasy Focus is a one-hour show from RotoWire.com focused on fantasy baseball on Blogtalkradio. It runs Monday through Friday at 1 PM ET. It can be heard live on Blogtalkradio/RotoWire with podcasts available later at RotoWire.com/podcast. Fantasy Focus is hosted by Jeff Erickson. From 2005 to 2008 the show ran on XM ... Read »


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    • Fantasy football (American)

    • Fantasy football is a game of skill in which the participants serve as the general managers of virtual professional gridiron football teams. The competitors choose their team rosters by participating in a draft in which all players of a real football league are available. Points are based on the actual performances of ... Read »


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    • Fantasy football (Australian rules football)

    • Fantasy football is a fantasy sport in which competitors score points based on the performance of players in the Australian Football League. The two biggest competitions are the Herald Sun's Supercoach competition and the AFL's Dream Team competition. Both games are designed and run by Vapormedia. ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Movie League

    • Fantasy Movie League (FML) is an online fantasy simulation sport created by Kinetoplay and Matthew Berry where instead of drafting a team of athletes to a roster, players are given virtual currency called FML Bux each week to fill a theater with eight movies of their choice. The goal is to try to make the most money ea ... Read »


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    • Fantasy sport

    • A fantasy sport (also known less commonly as rotisserie or roto) is a type of online game where participants assemble imaginary or virtual teams of real players of a professional sport. These teams compete based on the statistical performance of those players' players in actual games. This performance is converted into ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Sports Association

    • The Fantasy Sports Association (FSA) is a trade group that was found in 2006 to advance the interests of the fantasy sports industry. It folded in 2010, leaving the Fantasy Sports Trade Association as the industry's only trade group. The association is charged with promoting the fantasy sports industry, providing ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Sports Trade Association

    • Fantasy Sports Trade Association

      The Fantasy Sports Trade Association (FSTA) is a Madison, Wisconsin-based trade group representing the fantasy sports industry, listing over 200 member companies on its web site as of January 2017. Members range from small startups to large media corporations. FSTA was founded in 1998 and provides demographic data, ann ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Sports Writers Association

    • The Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA) is an organization that represents journalists in the United States who cover fantasy sports. It was founded in 2004. According to its website, the organization's mission is to "be a voice for writers in the arena of fantasy sports. Moreover, the organization, through its e ... Read »


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    • Fantasy wrestling

    • Fantasy wrestling is an umbrella term representing the genre of role-playing and statistics-based games which are set in the world of professional wrestling. Several variants of Fantasy Wrestling exist which may be differentiated by the way they are transmitted (through websites, message boards, e-mail, postal mail, fa ... Read »


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    • FantasyGuru.com

    • FantasyGuru.com

      FantasyGuru.com, launched in 1995, is a subscription-based fantasy football website. The company, which originated as a newsletter published by owner John Hansen, entered its 17th year in business in 2011. Specializing in the National Football League, the site provides projections, statistical analysis, player rankings ... Read »


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    • FantasySCOTUS

    • FantasySCOTUS is an online fantasy league created by Josh Blackman, head of the Harlan Institute. In 2014, FantasySCOTUS was acquired and is now run by LexPredict, LLC. It involves enthusiasts of constitutional law predicting how each member of the United States Supreme Court will rule on any given case. To date, over ... Read »


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    • Fantazzle

    • Fantazzle Fantasy Sports

      Fantazzle was a fantasy sports website that allowed users to play daily, weekly, and seasonal fantasy sports games. Some of the games they offered were free, while others required a monetary deposit. Every game Fantazzle offered resulted in an immediate cash prize. The website has since been shut down. Fantazzle l ... Read »


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    • FanXT

    • FanXT

      FanXT is a fantasy sports site that provides fantasy sports platforms, namely for The Football Association, MotoGP, and Formula One. They are one of the first to develop a fantasy platform for the Premier League which allows users to set up their own leagues and act as commissioners, and the first few that launched a d ... Read »


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    • Fantasy Football League

    • Fantasy Football League was a British television programme hosted by Frank Skinner and David Baddiel. The programme was inspired by the Fantasy Football phenomenon which started in the early 90s. It followed on from a BBC Radio 5 programme hosted by Dominik Diamond although the radio and TV versions overlapped by sever ... Read »


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    • Football Outsiders

    • Football Outsiders

      Football Outsiders (FO) is a website started in July 2003 which focuses on advanced statistical analysis of the NFL. The site is run by a staff of regular writers, who produce a series of weekly columns using both the site's in-house statistics and their personal analyses of NFL games. In 2005 and 2006, the site partn ... Read »


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    • Football pools

    • In the United Kingdom, the football pools, often referred to as "the pools", is a betting pool based on predicting the outcome of top-level association football matches taking place in the coming week. The pools are typically cheap to enter, with the potential to win a very large sum of money. Entries were traditionall ... Read »


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    • John T. Georgopoulos

    • John Tilemachos Georgopoulos is a fantasy sports writer, radio host and computer scientist of Greek ancestry, whose work involving fantasy football analytics has been prominent in the fantasy industry since 1994. Georgopoulos graduated from the Bronx High School of Science in 1982, where he was classmates with Ter ... Read »


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    • Fantasy golf

    • Fantasy golf is a game in which the participants each assemble a team of real life golfers and then score points based on those players' performance in golf tournaments, with games typically following the US PGA Tour and the European Tour. Many formats exist for players' selection of golfers and point scoring. A common ... Read »


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    • Gran DT

    • Gran DT is a competition organized by the Clarín (Argentine newspaper), in which the reader puts together a team of 15 players (11 players and 4 alternates) from all players in the Argentine first division, earning points based on scores for which the newspaper describes the actions of those in the meetings of each ... Read »


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    • The Hardball Times

    • The Hardball Times (abbreviated as THT) is a website which publishes news, original comments and statistical analysis of baseball each week Monday through Friday, in addition to the Hardball Times Annual book which features essays by leading sabermetric personalities. The website features the slogan "Baseball. Insight. ... Read »


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    • Fantasy hockey

    • Fantasy hockey is a form of fantasy sport where players build a team that competes with other players who do the same, based on the statistics generated by professional hockey players or teams. The majority of fantasy hockey pools are based on the teams and players of the National Hockey League (NHL). A typical fantas ... Read »


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    • Hockey pool

    • A hockey pool is a variant of ice hockey in which the participants (called "owners") each draft or acquire a team of real-life NHL players and then score points based on those players' statistical performance on the ice. It is a simpler and less involved version of fantasy hockey. It is frequently used as the basis of ... Read »


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    • LABR

    • LABR was the first high-profile fantasy sports experts league of its kind. Formed by John Hunt, the fantasy baseball columnist for USA Today Baseball Weekly, the league was first formed in 1994 and featured such celebrities as Peter Gammons, Keith Olbermann and Bill James. LABR stands for League of Alternative Baseball ... Read »


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    • Live-action game

    • Live-Action Gaming

      A live-action game is a game where the participants act out their characters' actions. Some live-action games are described as a "flag wars", "combat sports" or "battle gaming". Although these are strictly live-action games, they lack the plot and 'character assumption' that is usually a part of live-action gaming ... Read »


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    • Mock draft

    • Mock draft is a term used by sports websites and magazines in reference to a simulation of a sports league draft or fantasy sports league's draft. Mock drafts for the NFL Draft or other league drafts are very popular in magazines and online. ESPN has run mock drafts on the front page of its website, allowing any visit ... Read »


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    • NRL SuperCoach

    • NRL Supercoach is an online National Rugby League (NRL) fantasy football game in which participants take on the role of coach and selector to choose their ultimate team made up of 25 Australian NRL rugby league players, working within a salary cap of $6.5 million and player trading limits. Each week, participants se ... Read »


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    • NumberFire

    • numberFire is a privately held company that offers statistical analysis of data around sporting events and sports fans, targeting fantasy sports players, digital media, writers, teams, and leagues. The site boasts over 700,000 subscribers and partnerships with ESPN, NFL, Sports Illustrated, USA Today, and SB Nation. ... Read »


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    • Oulala Fantasy Football

    • Oulala Fantasy Football is a web-based fantasy football (or fantasy soccer) game. The game consists of a typical, traditional fantasy football setup allowing the player to pick real life footballers to make up their fantasy football squad each week. Their fantasy team scores points based on how the players they've pick ... Read »


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    • PECOTA

    • PECOTA, an acronym for Player Empirical Comparison and Optimization Test Algorithm, is a sabermetric system for forecasting Major League Baseball player performance. The word is a backronym based on the name of journeyman major league player Bill Pecota, who, with a lifetime batting average of .249, is perhaps represen ... Read »


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    • Points per minute

    • Points Per Minute is a calculation used in fantasy sports games to determine the work rate, in fantasy terms, of any given player. The formula is relatively simple in its calculation and use: x / y = PPM Where X is the number of points for any given playing period and Y is the minutes played that same period. It is ... Read »


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    • Pro Football Focus

    • Pro Football Focus (also written as ProFootballFocus, and often referred to by its initials, PFF) is a website that focuses on thorough analysis of the National Football League (NFL) and NCAA Division-I football in the United States. Beyond posting the standard NFL statistics for evaluating players, PFF produces numeri ... Read »


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    • RotoGrinders

    • RotoGrinders is a web-based daily fantasy sports community and daily content website co-founded by Cal Spears, Riley Bryant and Cameron MacMillan in 2010. In October 2014, NBC Sports announced the creation of a partnership with RotoGrinders for daily fantasy content. Since 2012, RotoGrinders has hosted the “Tourna ... Read »


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    • RotoHog

    • RotoHog

      RotoHog is the consumer facing Fantasy Sports website for Fastpoint Games, a digital platform developer that designs, implements and markets fantasy services for media and advertising partners. The company builds, delivers and manages co-branded fantasy sports games for major media companies, sports companies and profe ... Read »


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    • RotoWire

    • RotoWire.com

      RotoWire.com is a company based in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. that specializes in fantasy sports news and fantasy-style games. RotoWire provides fantasy news and information to ESPN, Yahoo! Sports, FoxSports.com, NFL.com, CBSSports.com, Sports Illustrated and Sirius XM Radio. RotoWire is the successor to RotoNews.com, wh ... Read »


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    • Rotoworld

    • Rotoworld

      Rotoworld features news, headlines, fantasy columns and draft kits via the web, the NBC Sports mobile website, RotoWorld Fantasy News app, and Draft Guide mobile apps. Rotoworld.com is part of NBC Sports Digital, a division of the NBC Sports Group. According to the website, Rotoworld provides fantasy sport guides ... Read »


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    • Ron Shandler

    • In 1986, Ron Shandler began publishing the Baseball Forecaster, an annual publication focused on applying sabermetrics to fantasy baseball, and founder of Baseball HQ, a website with the same focus. Shandler has an MBA from Hofstra University. Shandler is seen as a revolutionary thinker in both sabermetrics and fantas ... Read »


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    • John Sickels

    • John Sickels (born January 5, 1968) is an American baseball writer who specializes in minor league baseball and amateur baseball. Sickels is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University (1990, BA in history and philosophy) and the University of Kansas (1993, MA in history). He resides in Kansas with his wife, ... Read »


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    • SportsHero

    • SportsHero

      Dinesh Bhatia (Founder, CEO) SportsHero is a real-time fantasy sports app and social prediction platform. Within the app, users make predictions on match, game, competition results. These users are ranked based on information provided by other fans and experts in the community, as well as real-time news and statistics ... Read »


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    • Strat-O-Matic

    • Strat-O-Matic is a game company based in Glen Head, New York, that develops and publishes sports simulation games. It produces tabletop baseball, American football, basketball, and ice hockey simulations, as well as personal computer adaptations of each, but it is primarily known for its baseball game. Strat-O-Mat ... Read »


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    • Strat-O-Matic Baseball

    • Strat-O-Matic is a game company based in Glen Head, New York, that develops and publishes sports simulation games. It produces tabletop baseball, American football, basketball, and ice hockey simulations, as well as personal computer adaptations of each, but it is primarily known for its baseball game. Strat-O-Mat ... Read »


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    • Strat-O-Matic Baseball Express

    • Strat-O-Matic is a game company based in Glen Head, New York, that develops and publishes sports simulation games. It produces tabletop baseball, American football, basketball, and ice hockey simulations, as well as personal computer adaptations of each, but it is primarily known for its baseball game. Strat-O-Mat ... Read »


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    • Strat-O-Matic College Football

    • Strat-O-Matic is a game company based in Glen Head, New York, that develops and publishes sports simulation games. It produces tabletop baseball, American football, basketball, and ice hockey simulations, as well as personal computer adaptations of each, but it is primarily known for its baseball game. Strat-O-Mat ... Read »


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    • Strat-O-Matic Football

    • Strat-O-Matic Pro Football is a tabletop board game that was first produced by the Strat-O-Matic game company in 1968. The game is a statistically based sports game that simulates the play of American football. Each player's statistics are gathered, analyzed, and then converted into numerical results which reflect each ... Read »


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    • Strat-O-Matic Hockey

    • Strat-O-Matic is a game company based in Glen Head, New York, that develops and publishes sports simulation games. It produces tabletop baseball, American football, basketball, and ice hockey simulations, as well as personal computer adaptations of each, but it is primarily known for its baseball game. Strat-O-Mat ... Read »


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    • Strat-O-Matic Pro Basketball

    • Strat-O-Matic is a game company based in Glen Head, New York, that develops and publishes sports simulation games. It produces tabletop baseball, American football, basketball, and ice hockey simulations, as well as personal computer adaptations of each, but it is primarily known for its baseball game. Strat-O-Mat ... Read »


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    • Supercoach

    • Herald Sun Supercoach

      Supercoach is an online Australian Football League (AFL) fantasy football game in which the competitor takes on the role of coach and selector and guide his or her hand-picked team against other teams. Supercoach is run by the Herald Sun in Melbourne. Super coach is also supported by other News Limited online newspaper ... Read »


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    • SuperCoach Finals

    • SuperCoach Finals is an online NRL fantasy football game for the NRL football season finals. SuperCoach Finals asks players to take the role of coach and selector by choosing the ultimate team from Australia's best football players in the NRL Finals Series. Working within a salary cap of $1.4 million, participants sel ... Read »


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    • Tout Wars

    • Tout Wars is the most high-profile fantasy baseball experts league and was the focus of the 2006 best selling book Fantasyland. It was created in 1997 by Ron Shandler who was fed up with the lack of promotion USA Today gave its annual LABR fantasy baseball experts league. The drafts are conducted each year in late Marc ... Read »


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    • The Wreck of the Relationship

    • Nick Offerman as Captain Bowditch "The Wreck of the Relationship" is the second episode of the 26th season of the animated series The Simpsons, and the 554th episode of the series overall. It first aired on the Fox network in the United States on October 5, 2014. The episode sees Marge send Homer and Bart onto a ship ... Read »


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    • David Wu (entrepreneur)

    • David Wu (entrepreneur)

      David Wu (born 1970) is co-founder and President of Sports Composite DE, Inc, which launched the online fantasy sports website RotoHog in February 2007. Wu and fellow founder Wharton School professor Kent Smetters develop a new way to play fantasy sports, in which team owners control the market for athletes by buying a ... Read »


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    • Yahoo! Sports

    • Yahoo Sports

      Yahoo Sports is a sports news website launched by Yahoo! on December 8, 1997. It receives a majority of its information from STATS, Inc. It employs numerous writers, and has team pages for teams in almost every North American sport. Before the launch of Yahoo Sports, certain elements of the site were known as Yahoo! Sc ... Read »


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