I believe that if anyone could ever duplicate "the experience" of fantasy sports, and find a way to apply it to other genres outside of sports, it could be a huge success. Recently, I've found a couple of great examples that have successfully transitioned the fantasy sports experience, and brought it to new pop culture audiences.
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So what drives grown men to allocate more time and effort towards their fantasy team, then they ever did studying for a university exam? Sure, there are usually monetary stakes involved, and maybe even a trophy for the league winner. But there has to be more than that.
Why not resolve to expand your life experiences and become a sports fan? It doesn't matter if you don't know a football from a hockey stick, sports are inclusive, exciting, and whole lot more fun than monitoring your caloric intake. Here are the top 10 New Year's Resolutions for the new sports fan.
After months of players changing teams, a shocking amount of crime, and half listening to the ramblings of your Fantasy Football playing friends, the 2013 NFL season is set to begin. There are dozens of storylines heading into 2013 but we're going to highlight just a few here. Keep in mind that this is just the tip of the iceberg.
Sundays are a new time, a new kind of day. God was once God. Now, God is Aaron Rodgers, or Adrian Peterson, or Ray Rice. In my occasion, I have to put holy faith into Rice. He was my first pick, after all.