August 17th, 2010

FSB Daily 8/17: FF Tech, Fantasy Alarm, Pro Tour, Buffalo Wild Wings

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

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

- This Carroll Country Times article calls some attention to the changing landscape of fantasy football in relation to advancing technology. (Oh yeah, and they also interviewed a top-notch source … and me.)

- Fantasy sports news outlet announced it has acquired Fighting Chance Fantasy, a content outlet. The two will be merged into a single brand under the Fantasy Alarm banner.

- This gaming writer opines that fantasy sports should be considered gaming. One question: Does it really matter? Do those of you who operate fantasy games consider it “gaming”?

- Pro Tour Fantasy Golf is rolling out two new offerings for the fall portion of the season: FedEx Cup and Fall Series contests. In addition, the company has introduced a private-league platform that caters to country clubs and their members.

- Sara Holladay, better known as the FF Librarian, will be back in the Buffalo Wild Wings Fantasy Football League, competing against the 11 other bloggers and/or fantasy folks revealed in this press release. Holladay won a trip to the Super Bowl for her 2009 title.

- One female uses the Yahoo! Answers portal to ask, “Why is my boyfriend obsessed with fantasy sports?” Um, is that a rhetorical question?

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