SBD/December 19, 2013/Media
Published December 19, 2013
GENIUS OF LOVE: The NFL said its "Fantasy Genius" feature on NFL.com, offering fantasy advice and influenced in part by crowdsourcing and online message boards, received 1.9 million questions during the course of the season, with 17.5 million answers given back by the online community. Many leagues across fantasy football are playing their championship games this weekend, and an NFL.com team, dubbed "America's Team," guided entirely by the Fantasy Genius is playing in the finals of the NFL.com Experts Fantasy Football League. Fantasy Genius debuted in July, allowing users to get their teams rated, ask questions, and offer advice to other players (Eric Fisher, Staff Writer).
INSIDE INFORMATION: The Atlantic 10 Conference announced that it has formed a partnership with Campus Insiders, allowing the digital college sports network to show 27 basketball games. The slate of games will consist of 18 contests as part of an A-10 media rights package, plus an additional nine Fordham Univ. games. The league also will air those games on SportsNet N.Y. as part of an existing deal with the RSN. The Campus Insiders deal supplements the A-10 media rights packages currently held by ESPN, CBSSN and NBCSN (Atlantic 10).