The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports

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Indy Tech Publishing, 2005 - Games - 368 pages
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Fifteen to 20 million players participate in Fantasy Sports each year. From Football to Auto Racing, it is an activity that occupies the nights (and sometimes days) of these sports fanatics all over the globe. Fantasy Sports has blossomed into a multimillion dollar industry over the last decade, with all the major sports and sports news services now involved. The Savvy Guide to Fantasy Sports takes a fresh approach to the topic. By covering strategies and techniques both unique to specific sports, and trends applicable to all sports, author Michael Harmon covers all the bases. With chapters devoted to each of the major fantasy sports genres, he goes into enough detail to satisfy the hard-core player, while providing tips to help the casual player get the most out of every game. With Mike Harmon's help, hard-core players can advance to the next level, thanks to an in-depth section on coordinating and running a fantasy sports league.
 

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Contents

Introduction
7
Full Fantasy Games
13
Separating Fantasy
21
Managerial Styles
29
Ask the Experts
35
John Hansen Fantasyguru com
44
Rick Wolf Allstar Stats Sandbox com
50
Roger Rotter THQ Wireless
57
Fantasy Point
207
In the Crease
215
HeadtoHead
221
More Than a Coin Toss
227
Confidence Points
234
Standard
240
Confidence Points
246
Traditional
252

The Commissioner
65
Ins and Outs
85
Keeping Tabs on the News
93
Pregame Shows
99
Online Auction Style 1 10
110
Be Prepared 1 19
119
with Fantasy Football 727
127
Playoffs
133
Standard Point Modifiers 1 39
139
Over the Hill for Running Backs?
146
RoundbyRound Draft Analysis
153
A New Age for Tight Ends
159
In the Batters
165
In the Paint
201
Top10 Finishes
258
Fantasy Soccer
275
Formation Selection
281
Its Only Play Money
287
Sleepers and Bargains
293
Survivor Football
297
Take Down
305
Go Long
311
The Ultimate Fighter
325
Selection Strategies
346
The Extension
353
Other Games
359
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Mike Harmon, known as "the Commish" in fantasy sports circles, has a great wealth of knowledge of Fantasy Sports. Mike was part of the team that developed and expanded Yahoo! Sports' suite of Fantasy Sports games. Many fantasy sports players devour his advice and techniques, which he shares through his columns found at Yahoo! Sports.

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