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  1. Matthew Berry

    Matthew Berry



    Bio | Chats | E-mail | Fantasy Focus | Fantasy and Games

    • Senior Fantasy analyst for ESPN
    • Member, FSWA and FSTA Halls of Fame
    • Best-selling author of "Fantasy Life"

  2. About Last Night: Red Sox Strike Back

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy squeezing in one last fantasy draft so that you could ironically take Mark Sanchez in the second round, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday: Jon Lester outdueled Max Scherzer, as the Red Sox beat the Tigers 2-1, den...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  3. There are a few rules to follow in the random world of fantasy fo...

    Bill Barnwell

    The rules and logic you need to win a game fueled by luck and randomness.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2012
  4. B.S. Report Rewind: The American Idol Overhaul Fantasy Draft

    Mark Lisanti

    Back in mid-March, when the two-month-old American Idol season had started to devolve from "semi-fun way to waste a couple of hours on a Wednesday night" to "unbearable death-slog during which a crow that looks like Phillip Phillips pecked out your e...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  5. Finding Trends in Fantasy Baseball

    Jonah Keri

    Wrapped up my third and final fantasy draft Sunday night. With some decent variety among the three leagues — 15-team mixed experts league draft, 18-team mixed home league auction, 13-team mixed home league draft — a bunch of different tre...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  6. B.S. Report: The American Idol Overhaul Fantasy Draft

    Grantland Staff

    It's nearly impossible to conduct a heated argument around the Grantland office without it resulting in a column idea, weeklong single-elimination tournament, or impromptu podcast. And so an increasingly contentious discussion of the sorry state of A...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  7. Which All-Star Will Daniel Alfredsson and Zdeno Chara Humiliate T...

    Sean McIndoe

    The NHL's annual All-Star fantasy draft is the undisputed highlight of the NHL's All-Star weekend, in the same way that reading magazines in the waiting room is the undisputed highlight of a colonoscopy. After last year's generally well-received d...

    Blog | January 26, 2012
  8. GRTFL Update: The Challenge: Battle of the Exes Cometh

    David Jacoby

    Happy Challengoliday! America's fifth major sport, MTV's The Challenge, returns to your television this evening, and we've decided to roll out a special GRTFL post just to get you prepared for this glorious event. I urge you to right now get a Challe...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  9. Reality Scorecard: Why Won't Zach and Ashley Score Coitus Points?...

    David Jacoby

    You know Conan O'Brien, right? Your "favorite" late-night host whose new show you have never seen? Yeah, that guy. Remember how Conan ends every monologue by saying "We have a great show tonight"? And you always wonder if he really means it? And why ...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  10. Reality Scorecard: Nate Does the Ronnie

    David Jacoby

    This week in reality TV had the magic and nuance of a pitchers' duel. It was low-scoring, but to the trained eye, to someone who really appreciates the underlying hatred of a good tribal council, the blossoming of a new relationship that will inevita...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  11. Reality Scorecard: Worst Real World Cast Ever?

    David Jacoby

    This is probably going to be the last Grantland Reality TV Fantasy League scorecard I ever write. I cannot adequately express how much joy writing this column has brought me. There will forever be a little smush room in my heart for all the coitus de...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  12. Reality League Scorecard: Climb Every Mountain

    David Jacoby

    This week we said goodbye to The Challenge and Celebrity Rehab and selected the new shows we'll be adding to the Grantland Reality Television Fantasy League this fall. There was a lot of talk around the office about adding ones that were "smarter" an...

    Blog | August 26, 2011
  13. Reality League Scorecard: The Situation Goes Twinning

    David Jacoby

    Late August is always bittersweet. When we were kids, it brought both the gloom that was the end of summer and the excitement of the new school year. As adults it brings the heartbreak that is saying goodbye to your reality TV fantasy roster and the ...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  14. Reality League Scorecard: J.P. Wins The Bachelorette, But Scores ...

    David Jacoby

    This was a particularly newsy week in reality TV that included a threatened lawsuit, leaked legal documents, and a sensitive Situation. We also saw Ashley the Insanely Insecure Dancing Dentist's reign as this season's Bachelorette come to a surprisin...

    Blog | August 05, 2011
  15. Reality TV Fantasy League Scorecard: Bai Ling Flies Over the Cuck...

    David Jacoby

    Full Disclosure: We don't know what we're doing. One might have assumed that with the embarrassing amount of time we've spent on the Grantland Reality TV Fantasy League we would have at least come up with a plan to, you know, end the season and decla...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  16. Reality TV Fantasy League Scorecard: Amy Fisher Strong Out of the...

    David Jacoby

    God bless America! Monday's celebration of our national independence gave us the American flag Budweiser can, a new record for hot-dog eating, and a break from the soul-draining torture of watching The Bachelorette and Basketball Wives. Both shows ai...

    Blog | July 08, 2011
  17. Reality TV Fantasy League Scorecard: Royce Rises

    David Jacoby

    For several days last week, six adult men heroically neglected their jobs and families to create a stupidly complicated scoring system and draft the cast members of five bad reality shows onto teams for the first Grantland Reality TV Fantasy League. ...

    Blog | June 15, 2011