The presence of computers and the internet has turned fantasy sports from a niche market to big business. In the 1980′s, a group of men would meet in a room and hash out the plans for a fantasy season. You would pay your dues and the draft would commence and you would have to check newspaper box scores to tally the winners. Today, fantasy sports is a whole different ballgame.
The largest providers of fantasy sports are yahoo, ESPN, and the Sporting News. By signing up for a league in one of these sites, you can join in with a group of complete strangers or start your own league with friends and family. In addition to being able to access the game itself, each of these venues have staffed writers who make recommendations about who you should add to your team, who you should drop, and what accounts for a successful team composition.
Fantasy football is regarded as the most popular bet then again, football has become the most popular sport in the United States. It is also seen as the fantasy sport where luck comes most into play. That’s because with basketball and baseball, there is enough ball to go around for multiple players to rack up points. In football, points are harder to come by. It is quite often that only the quarterback and running back with score many points along with perhaps a wide receiver as well. However, if a football team is shit out or held to three points which often happens, you may get almost no points for those players at all.
It is hard to beat yahoo for a great fantasy game. They offer the most aesthetic appearance and provide real time in game scoring so that you can sit there with a laptop or PC and watch your game scores unfold. Good luck in your season and go get them!