A concerted, company-wide effort resulted in a record-setting year for ESPN Fantasy.
As the popularity of ESPN Fantasy games and content continues to grow, ESPN has hired award-winning fantasy basketball writer Dr. André Snellings to expand ESPN’s Fantasy Basketball coverage across all ESPN platforms. He will start at ESPN on Monday, November 20, and be based in Bristol, Conn. Snellings joins ESPN as a Fantasy Writer following … Read More
More than 300,000 over last year’s record-setting total; The Fantasy Show premieres today at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN. ESPN showed there is a method to the madness of the ESPN Fantasy Football Marathon presented by DraftKings, as the 28-hour event spurred more than 2 million teams drafted on ESPN Fantasy Football, the industry’s No. 1 … Read More
The ESPN Fantasy Football Marathon presented by DraftKings returns for the 2017 season with another 28 straight hours of live fantasy football news, analysis and fun. Starting Monday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m. ET through Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 11 p.m. ET, the Marathon will include Fantasy Football specials in primetime, segments on multiple editions of SportsCenter, and Fantasy Football-themed editions of popular ESPN shows, including First Take, Jalen & Jacoby, Mike & Mike, NFL Live, OTL and SportsNation, as well as a special live TV edition of the ESPN Fantasy Focus Football podcast. Also returning is the ESPN “Fantasy Island” and the Celebrity Fantasy Draft, live podcasts on ESPN Audio, special editions of Mock Draft Mondays, and more.
ESPN Fantasy Football, the No. 1 most popular fantasy football game, begins its 22nd season with new content and game play features on the ESPN Fantasy App and ESPN.com, along with the most comprehensive collection of expert analysis, news, tools and statistical information in the fantasy sports industry across app, web, television and audio.
ESPN launched Streak, a new game available globally in the ESPN Fantasy App that gives fans a chance to win prizes and compete against friends and ESPN personalities by predicting the outcome of sports games and events around the world every day.
Building on the success of ESPN’s No. 1 Fantasy Football game and Fantasy content across television, digital and audio, ESPN is working to expand its programming on all platforms for the upcoming Fantasy Football season. The new plans to date include the return of the 28-hour ESPN Fantasy Football Marathon and the launch of a weekday fantasy sports show hosted by Emmy Award-winning ESPN fantasy analyst Matthew Berry, as well as new content available exclusively on the ESPN App, ESPN Fantasy App and WatchESPN.
New all-time mark blows away last year’s record 13.0 million; “People’s Bracket” Final Four picks: Arizona, Kansas, North Carolina, Villanova; Most popular tournament bracket game celebrates 20th anniversary. Boosted by the first ever 24-hour Tournament Challenge Marathon earlier this week, the ESPN Men’s Tournament Challenge collected a record 18.8 million completed brackets, surpassing the … Read More
Driven by ESPN Fantasy Football and coverage of the NFL, College Football and NBA, as well as FiveThirtyEight’s coverage of the Presidential Election, ESPN reached 101.8 million unique visitors in the U.S. in November, the second-largest total ever for ESPN and up 13 percent over the same month a year ago.