May 27th, 2010

Big Game to Sponsor FSTA Conference

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

The Fantasy Sports Trade Association announced Thursday afternoon that Big Game Software will serve as the title sponsor for the upcoming summer business conference.

Regular FSTA attendees will probably recognize the faces associated with Big Game but might not be familiar with the name. Big Game formerly operated under the title Fantasy Coverage and has shown up as a sponsor at the conference several times before. Fantasy Coverage now serves as a division of Big Game.

Other sponsors include (last summer’s title sponsor and current backer of the Wednesday night outing to a White Sox game) and SportsDirect. Other spots remain available, according to the FSTA.


FSB Daily 5/27: iPhone Apps, Strasburg, Postseason Judging, Draft Sharks

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

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

- The designer of the new FantasyMonster iPhone app says his product enhances the experience for Yahoo! fantasy players managing their teams on the move. Of course, this concept was tried once before, predating Yahoo!’s own iPhone app. The fact that it no longer appears to be live has to make you wonder about the viability of this newest entry, which costs $3.99 to download.

- Wall Street Journal’s Nando Di Fino addresses the Stephen Strasburg hype and hope train in fantasy baseball, adding perspective to the Nationals prospect’s situation by looking back at some previous players whose reputations arrived before they did.

- Fantasy Postseason and Fantasy Judgment have reached an agreement whereby the latter will provide dispute-resolution services for the former’s games through the 2010 MLB playoffs.

- More fantasy outlets are rolling out iPhone apps all the time. This one, Fantasy Football Manager, can help you manage your Premier League fantasy soccer teams.

- Recent FSB profile subject Draft Sharks has launched its redesigned website with content geared toward the 2010 fantasy season.

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