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Leagues With Friends – Volume 1

This is the debut edition of a new recurring column here at Fantasy Judgment written by Kyle Brown.  The name of the column is called “Leagues With Friends” and centers around stories, anec dotes, and observations by an experienced fantasy baseball commissioner who must navigate the delicate waters of being the commissioner of a league […]

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The Verdict: On the Clock at the Draft

With the calendar officially turned to 2012, it is time to start focusing on the upcoming fantasy baseball season. One of the most fun and exciting aspects of any fantasy baseball league is the draft. It doesn’t matter whether it is a snake or auction draft, or whether it is a keeper or non-keeper league. […]

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Dwayne Bowe Peep vs. The Boston Tea Party – 3 F.J. 188 (October 19, 2011) – fantasy football lineup dispute (Commissioner discretion)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Dwayne Bowe Peep vs. The Boston Tea Party ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE THREE RIVERS FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE Decided October 19, 2011 Cite as 3 F.J. 188 (October 2011) Factual Background A fantasy football league called the Three Rivers Fantasy Football League (hereinafter referred to as “TRFFL”) […]

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Passing Judgment – how rules become rules in a fantasy baseball league.

With the 2011 fantasy baseball season now in the history books, I wanted to begin reviewing and analyzing some rules, issues and incidents that have occurred in a fantasy baseball league that I have been the commissioner of since 1999.  The Old Bridge Fantasy Baseball League (“OBFBL”) was created prior to the 1999 season when […]

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Fantasy Baseball Retrospective – Draft Positions of OBFBL Champions

The third installment of the OBFBL Retrospective will focus on the twelve previous champions and what their draft positions were.  Since the inception of the league, a random, fresh draft order is selected prior to each season.  The standings from the prior year have no bearing on the next year’s draft.  That being said, I […]

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Passing Judgment – We the People Need a Constitution for Fantasy Baseball Leagues

According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, over 28 million Americans currently play some form of fantasy sports. That represents a significant percentage of the population, which is indicative of how popular and prevalent fantasy sports have become in our society. The demographics that comprise these 28 million Americans are extremely diverse in gender, race, […]

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Roto Fantasy Baseball League vs. Fantasy Baseball Rookie – 1 F.J. 25 (April 29, 2010) – Fantasy Baseball Trade Dispute (M.Teixeira/J.Lackey)

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Roto Fantasy Baseball League vs. Fantasy Baseball Rookie ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM THE ROTO FANTASY BASEBALL LEAGUE Decided April 29, 2010 Cite as 1 F.J. 25 (2010)   Factual Background An anonymous fantasy baseball league (hereinafter referred to as “fantasy league”) is operated in a rotisserie style […]

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Afraid of Change vs. Fantasy Football League – 1 F.J. 11 (September 26, 2009) – Fantasy Football League Settings

SUPREME COURT OF FANTASY JUDGMENT Afraid of Change vs. Fantasy Football League ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI FROM A FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE Decided September 26, 2009 Cite as 1 F.J. 11 (2009) Factual Background An anonymous fantasy football league (hereinafter referred to as “fantasy league”) is hosted on Yahoo’s fantasy sports platform. The league […]

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