Cbs Fantasy Football
November 14, 2010 by staff
Fantasy Football is an interactive game in which players manage football teams; they are set up by the drafting, negotiation and adding or deleting actual National Football League players from their records.
In the fantasy game, points are awarded not only for touchdowns in NFL games in real life, but for individual statistics. On the online version of ESPN, players get points for sacks and interceptions among other statistics.
Fantasy sports have been invented in the 1960s at Harvard University by a group of professors, led by the sociologist William Ganson, according to the book “Baseball Hacks: Tips and tools foranlysis and Winning with Statistics” by Joseph Adler. Adler noted that this game was invented from the statistics of baseball.
The idea was then adopted by one teacher to a pupil of his, who later adopted the idea down to a group of writers, he had as friends.
The game is much easier to play now than it was decades ago, with the help of guides, magazines and blogs, and a switch to a new cycle of 24 hours this allows participants to stay current with little effort.
FantasyPros, for example, is an online guide that helps players makes the right decisions for their leagues. Sites like this, players make strategic decisions and the strategy is the name of the game
“It’s like school, you have to study the players and put them in a long time,” said Omar Khan junior.
Senior Syedur Rahman was the fantasy sports for four years. He also agreed that players should do their research.
“Watching a lot of Sports Center on ESPN sports statistics and compare,” said Rahman.
While many gaming sites host the best known are those owned by CBS, ESPN, NFL and Yahoo Sports? Senior George Mathew CBS Sports used to play baseball and fantasy sports for ESPN and Yahoo fantasy football.
These sites, although many of them free, are also free to advertisers overwhelming, leaving the question of how these sites are worth an estimated $ 2 billion and, according to the author of “Sports and their fans,” Kevin Quinn.
The players, however, make money Paris friends. “It’s something more to help you play and watch football,” said lead Abid Anwar.
Senior Mathew George told his friends drag him into the game every year, but he still enjoys fantasy football, especially the process of drafting players. “Writing is where a lot of trash talking occurs,” said Matthew.
Whatever the reason, there are games for those who are very involved and those not taking the hobby seriously. If you’re interested, you have until next September to hone your football statistics because the leagues are now closed for the season.
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