FanDuel Wins the Mashable 2012 Sports Innovation Index Award!

FanDuel Wins the Mashable 2012 Sports Innovation Index Award!
Since our inception, we’ve always believed that daily leagues are the future of fantasy sports. Daily fantasy leagues offer a number of advantages over season-long leagues. Among many other things, there’s less dependence on a single draft that can make or break a whole year, less commitment required, more interesting league formats, and quite frankly, daily leagues ...

Fantasy Football 2011: Week 1 IDP Rankings

Fantasy Football 2011: Week 1 IDP Rankings
By Antonio D’Arcangelis For some, playing fantasy football is a relatively leisurely pursuit, but for those in the world of IDP – the individual defensive player format – it’s an obsession. For that reason, we here at FanDuel want to offer you a bevy of position-specific weekly IDP rankings, even though this aspect may not ...

Roger Federer is “The Ass.” Wait, I mean “The Ace.”

Roger Federer is
  Roger Federer recently turned 30, and to celebrate that fact, the German-language tabloid Sonntags Blick decided to give the legendary tennis player this incredible cover. Uh….. You can go about a million ways with that, depending on how your mind works. By the way, in case you’re wondering, Das Ass is German for “The Ace.” But ...

Colts’ Pat McAfee kicks 75-yard field goal. Real or fake?

Colts' Pat McAfee kicks 75-yard field goal. Real or fake?
This video of Pat McAfee, the Colts’ punter (not kicker, mind you), has been making the rounds lately, and it’s turning some heads. Is this a legit 75-yard field goal? Well, because of the way the video is set up, it could be fake, but it could also be quite real. One of things most ...

New Features On Fanduel Are Here

New Features On Fanduel Are Here
Over the past few weeks, we’ve launched a number of exciting new features on Fanduel, and wanted to make sure that everyone is aware of all of them. Player Statistics & News – You can now see a view of a variety of player statistics and up to the hour player news while selecting your ...

2011 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Lance Moore

2011 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Lance Moore
How often have you thought to yourself, “self, this Drew Brees fella sure does throw for a lot of yards and touchdowns every season, so if I grab one of those guys he’s throwing to in my fantasy football draft then I might be able to use those points to beat my opponent over the ...

KC’s Corner: How to have second half success

KC's Corner: How to have second half success
After last week’s shenanigans, I had to go back to FanDuel nation for another survey. It wasn’t really optional. So I pondered to myself, what could I ask them? I need something that allows them to express their creativity. I need something that is comical. I need something as epic as the U.S.A. Women’s collapse ...

The corked bat debate lives on

The corked bat debate lives on
By Antonio D’Arcangelis Last night at the bar, I knocked back a couple of drinks pre-gaming for the midnight showing of the final Harry Potter installment at a local theater. It’s called the “Community Theatre,” and it looks a lot like my high school auditorium. So, it’s safe to say, I’m a pretty big dork. ...

Fantasy Football 2011 – Five Rookies to Target on Draft Day

Fantasy Football 2011 – Five Rookies to Target on Draft Day
By Antonio D’Arcangelis It’s been a long time coming, but the 2011 NFL season is looking more and more like a safe bet. For many skill position rookies, it’ll be a fast learning curve, so don’t plan on reaching for any of these guys in the first two rounds (use San Diego RB Ryan Mathews ...

This is by far the best image to come out of the NFL lockout

This is by far the best image to come out of the NFL lockout
It’s easy to think of the NFL lockout as billionaires squabbling with millionaires, but the truth of the matter is that many NFL players are fringe players who depend quite a bit on their annual salary. Carlton Mitchell, a 6th round draft pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2010, is one of those players. In his ...