Committed: Confessions of a Fantasy Football Junkie
Fantasy football is America's fastest growing obsession, and sports humorist Mark St. Amant is among the obsessed. Entering the 2003 season -- utterly fed up with never having won his league championship -- St. Amant decided to embark on a quest for fantasy football knowledge and glory. He abandoned his advertising career and made fantasy football his new full-time job, setting out on a sprawling reconnaissance mission to discover what really makes this game -- and its players -- tick. He stalked industry experts and gained access to leagues from all over the country, from private local leagues to the biggest (and richest) league on the planet, the World Championship of Fantasy Football (WCOFF) in Las Vegas.
Wading through the game's history, from its humble beginnings in a New York hotel in 1962 to the serious business it is today, "Committed" takes readers on a wickedly funny, deeply informative descent into the underbelly of an exploding national pastime. St. Amant provides an all-access, sideline pass to his entire season, and this world, as he strategizes, plots, trades, rants, and chases his league championship. For longtime veterans and newbies, hardcore sports nuts and casual sports fans, Committed reveals the truth behind the unique attraction of fantasy football.
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I really enjoyed this book -- both a look at someone else's fantasy misery as well as a who's who who was of the 2002-2003 season. LT2 is still here, as is Harrison -- but Marshall Faulk, etc. Funny ... Read full review
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Just what is fantasy football? According to the Oxford English Dictionary , it is a game in which people create imaginary teams by selecting players from an existing sports league and then score ... Read full review
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