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[07/17/14 - 11:48 AM]
NBC Sports Group & Yahoo Sports Announce Expanded Television and Digital Fantasy Football Coverage for 2014 Season
Plus: Yahoo Sports will launch the "Fantasy Football Fearless Forecast," a new interactive playlist tool to connect fantasy users directly with expert advice.

[via press release from NBC]

NBC SPORTS GROUP & YAHOO SPORTS ANNOUNCE EXPANDED TELEVISION AND DIGITAL FANTASY FOOTBALL COVERAGE FOR 2014 SEASON

Fantasy Football Live Adds Wednesday Night Program For 2014 Season; Now Will Air Tuesday-Thursday at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Season Premiere Tuesday, July 29

NBCSN Presents Fantasy Football Draft Special Saturday, August 16 at 12:30 p.m. ET

Expanded Digital Coverage Includes Video-On-Demand Segments from Fantasy Football Live and Yahoo's New "Fantasy Football Fearless Forecast"

STAMFORD, Conn. - July 17, 2014 - NBC Sports Group and Yahoo Sports have announced expanded fantasy football coverage across Yahoo Sports, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, and Rotoworld.com for the upcoming 2014 NFL season.

Building off the continued success of the Fantasy Football Live franchise - Yahoo Sports' original Sunday morning alternative pre-game for the fantasy player - the expanded coverage on NBCSN will televise an additional third weekday episode of Fantasy Football Live on Wednesday nights. NBCSN and Yahoo Sports will also present an hour-long Fantasy Football Draft Special on August 16 to help players prep for the season.

Digitally, in addition to VOD from all of the Fantasy Football Live shows, Yahoo Sports will launch the "Fantasy Football Fearless Forecast," a new interactive playlist tool to connect fantasy users directly with expert advice. The Fearless Forecast will generate dozens of individual player clips each week with personalized delivered to fantasy players based on their rosters.

"We're thrilled to expand our comprehensive fantasy football coverage through our partnership with Yahoo Sports," said Rick Cordella, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, NBC Sports Group. "With wide-ranging fantasy football content across NBCSN, NBCSports.com, Rotoworld.com, and Yahoo Sports, fans will have more information than ever before to earn coveted bragging rights within their fantasy leagues."

"Continuing to work with NBC Sports and create great content for Fantasy Football makes sense for both brands," said Ken Fuchs, head of Yahoo Sports. "Our experts like Brad Evans and Brandon Funston, combined with NBCSN's and Rotoworld.com's, gives fans the most comprehensive and up-to-the-minute information for dominating their fantasy football leagues."

FANTASY FOOTBALL LIVE - TUESDAY-THURSDAY AT 6:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

With the addition of the new Wednesday night show, NBCSN will now present Fantasy Football Live Tuesday through Thursday at 6:30 p.m. ET, following Pro Football Talk at 5:30 p.m. ET. NBCSN will present 56 episodes of Fantasy Football Live during of the 2014 NFL regular season, debuting Tuesday, July 29 at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Launched last year, Fantasy Football Live on NBCSN combines the best fantasy football expertise from Yahoo Sports and NBC Sports, including unique metrics from Yahoo Sports' leading fantasy football platform, and full integration with NBC Sports' premier fantasy sports information site, Rotoworld.com.

Tuesday episodes will examine top waiver wire pickups, while Wednesday shows will address matchups and rankings heading into the upcoming weekend. Thursday episodes will place a heavy emphasis on that night's game.

Fantasy Football Live will feature a roster of Yahoo Sports, NBC Sports and Rotoworld fantasy analysts, including Rotoworld's Kay Adams, Yahoo Sports' Brad Evans, Brandon Funston and Andy Behrens, and rotating NBC Sports NFL analysts, with NBC Sports' Dave Briggs serving as host.

FANTASY FOOTBALL DRAFT SPECIAL - SATURDAY, AUGUST 16 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

NBCSN will kick off the 2014 season by presenting Fantasy Football Draft Special on Saturday, August 16 at 12:30 p.m. ET. The hour-long draft special will examine top picks, sleepers and much more, as analysts from NBC Sports, Yahoo Sports and Rotoworld help fans prepare for their fantasy football drafts prior to kickoff of the 2014 NFL regular season.

Fantasy Football Draft Special will immediate follow NBCSN's coverage of Opening Day of the Premier League, with encore presentations airing on Monday, August 18, and Tuesday, August 19 at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

EXPANDED DIGITAL COVERAGE

NBC Sports Digital and Yahoo Sports will combine to expand digital fantasy football coverage with comprehensive video-on-demand segments, and Yahoo Sports' new "Fantasy Football Fearless Forecast."

Select segments from each episode of Fantasy Football Live will be available on-demand on Yahoo Sports and NBCSports.com, highlighting in-depth analysis from each. This year, Yahoo is launching the "Fantasy Football Fearless Forecast", a brand new interactive playlist tool that will connect fantasy users directly with expert advice tailored for their fantasy league. The video experience will live within the game and feature individual player projections each week for every user's fantasy roster, rankings page, and the league waiver wire.

ABOUT YAHOO

Yahoo is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the world. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom (pressroom.yahoo.net) or the company's blog (yahoo.tumblr.com).

ABOUT NBC SPORTS GROUP

When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the sports assets of the two companies combined to form NBC Sports Group, which serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of a unique array of broadcast television, cable television, radio and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN (NBC Sports Network), Golf Channel, 12 NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and all of their respective digital properties. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, MLS, Tour de France, French Open, Formula One, IndyCar and many more.





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