Articles by Chris Liss

Chris Liss is RotoWire's Managing Editor and Host of RotoWire Fantasy Sports Today on Sirius XM radio.

League of Leagues Draft

Two years ago, Dalton Del Don and I partnered for the original League of Leagues, a two-year, three-sport, six-season contest with 14 teams. The sports are NBA, NFL and MLB and the goal is both to win the individual seasons in each sport and also to have the highest average finish among all the seasons. For the first go-around, Dalton and I are either going to win the entire contest or finish second. We won last year’s NFL and NBA seasons, and we’re neck and neck in NBA for the stretch run this year. (If we win NBA, we win it all.)

But as the sixth and final sport from the first edition winds down, DDD flew out to Vegas this past weekend to represent us again for the second one. We drew the 12th pick.

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AL Tout Wars Team – How I Dominated Jeff Erickson and Everyone Else

On Saturday, we had our annual Tout Wars auction, this year in Rock & Reilly’s bar in midtown Manhattan. It’s a basic 12-team AL-only, 5 x 5 format with some odd ┬árule quirks. The main one is we use OBP instead of batting average, and the smaller one is instead of a fifth OF, there’s a second utility spot we call a “swing man,” and that swing player can be a hitter or a pitcher.

Here are the results:

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NFBC $125K Main Event

My 15-team NFBC Main Event league took place this morning at the Hilton in NY. The Main Event consists of 32 15-team leagues that compete both for their individual league prizes ($6,500 for 1st, $3,200 for 2nd, $1600 for 3rd) and also for overall prizes ($125K for 1st) among the 480 total contestants. The overall works much the same way as the smaller leagues do, only instead of 15 points for being first in a category, you get 480 points if you’re first, 479 if you’re second… all the way down to one point if you’re 480th.

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