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DraftDay Brings Daily Fantasy Sports

Are your fantasy football championship hopes down for the count? DraftDay has a great solution for you: daily fantasy sports. DraftDay’s founders include Taylor Caby, a former online poker player who co-founded the popular poker site, CardRunners. Caby appreciates how his time in poker has helped him learn to recognize online trends, and he feels that daily…

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Fantasy Baseball – A Game of Conflict Resolution

Fantasy baseball is a great virtual pastime, but it has some very real value lessons in terms of leadership. Give it a try, and you may find yourself thinking a little more like a coach. Rather than judging by hits, on-base percentage and strike-outs, you may see project deadlines, schedule advancements and blocked risks. The coach…

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Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz – 12.1.31

The Sportsbiz Weekly Buzz is a collection of articles curated by Sports Networker’s Online Marketing Coordinator – Steve Richards  Sports Business Dodgers Sale: Moneyball Part II “Columbia Pictures’ Moneyball was nominated for a handful of Academy Awards on Jan. 24. At Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, across town from the studio where this box office…

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Are Fantasy Sports A Distraction in the Office?

Our friend and valued SEA member Ryan Parr recently did some research on a big issue in fantasy sports. As CEO of Fantazzle Fantasy Sports, he regularly hears about how Fantasy Football ‘is a waste of time’ or ‘promotes decreased productivity’. Obviously, as a company passionate about the world of fantasy sports, Fantazzle decided to…

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How Fantasy Sports Unites Fans All Over the World

While sitting in a New York bar watching the New Orleans Saints successfully open the football season last week, it struck me that there is one thing that unites sports fans all over the world. Whether it is the NFL here in the US, rugby league in Australia or the English Premier League (EPL) soccer, today’s sports fans want to be engaged and actively interact with their favorite sports. They satisfy that desire by playing fantasy sports or by getting involved in forecasting weekly results. In Australia we call that tipping. Technology, fast-speed internet access and our increasing use of social media is making this engagement even easier and more fun for the fan.

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