February 18th, 2010

Bloomberg Fantasy Baseball Debuts

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

The much-hyped Bloomberg Sports consumer fantasy-baseball product went live today.

As part of the partnership with MLB Advanced Media, Bloomberg writers will be keeping up a blog on the Major League Baseball site throughout the season. The material will include use (and some explanation) of the tools available as part of the company’s new fantasy offerings.

Bloomberg has also partnered with RotoWire.com to supply the player news feed as part of its fantasy subscriptions.

We could go into greater detail here, but you can get the info straight from Bloomberg baseball writer Jonah Keri via the blog link above or the HotStove.com video embedded below.


FSB Daily 2/18: Fanhouse App, NASCAR ‘Experts’, Fishing Fame

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

A roundup of items recently posted on the FSB News page.

- Fanhouse has released its own iPhone app, which feeds news, articles, etc. straight to your handset. Throw in a Jay Mariotti dartboard, and I’d be sold.

- “Expert” drafts abound on the Web these days in baseball and football, but you don’t come across too many for fantasy NASCAR. That’s why I pass along to you this writeup on KFFL’s maiden “challenge.”

- FLW Outdoors chairman Irwin Jacobs — founder of FantasyFishing.com — was inducted into the bass fishing hall of fame on Tuesday. The hall, centered in Hot Springs, Ark., has been around since 1999.

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