You asked for it, you get it. Don’t get used to it though. Just because I wear belly shirts and blink a lot does not mean I’m a genie. I grilled up some salmon, put a Vicki Carr record on and toiled away the hours updating Razzball’s Top 200 for head-to-head leagues.Please, blog, may I have some more?
There have been a number of you signed up with the Blue Chips Razzball Commenter League who have had trouble contacting your organizer and setting a draft date. To ensure everything is straightened out before October 26, I’ve found an alternate organizer ready to take over this thing for you.Please, blog, may I have some more?
You gotta love risk. In the end, risk is the reason any of us enjoy fantasy sports. If risk didn’t permeate every facet of fantasy, what’s left? Is that rhetorical or are you asking for real? Meh. Let’s say I’m asking for real.Please, blog, may I have some more?
You gotta have a draft day routine; the things you do or eat or wear to ensure you’re in the best possible zone while picking players that you will spend the next nine months swearing at. What do you mean Troy Murphy might miss the start of the season?Please, blog, may I have some more?
Auction drafting: my favorite time of the year. You can keep your Sweetest Day and your Arbor Day. Give me auction draft day. It’s the only time where friends and strangers alike converge in one place and sweat it out uncomfortably all afternoon.Please, blog, may I have some more?
The single most important tool to have in a fantasy auction draft is an efficient way to examine the big picture at any point in the process. I get a lot of questions about so-and-so being worth such-and-such money. The answer is almost always … “heavens to Betsy, no!” When I’m surprised by a question, I revert to exclamations from the 40s.Please, blog, may I have some more?
I’ve had a couple requests lately for a post about draft pairings through the first two rounds. I planned on publishing 1,500 words on the value of calling Shaquille O’Neal the “Big Shamrock” instead of “Ordeal O’Neal,” but it occurred to me that 1,470 of those words would probably be unprintable.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Imagine Woody Allen arriving on-stage at the Academy Awards (“Zoinks, he never comes to these award shows! What a get!”) three minutes past the time the broadcast was scheduled to end to present the final award for Best Sound Effects Editing to “G.I.Please, blog, may I have some more?
With the top 100 lists for both rotisserie and head-to-head leagues in the vault, along with the rotisserie top 200, we’ve finished the Lavergne, the Shirley and the Lenny of fantasy basketball lists. Time to get Squiggy with it! There’s something so raw about H2H, like frozen fish wrapped in newspaper.Please, blog, may I have some more?
Deep breath. We’ve come to the end of the 2010 fantasy basketball rankings for roto leagues. H2Hers, your due is due. Also, your Dew is diet. It was on sale. Also², those who actually took a deep breath a second ago should exhale.Please, blog, may I have some more?