Fans now more than ever consume sports in multiple ways. The days of just following your team on television, radio or newspaper are gone. Sports fans in 2011 go to games, visit their favorite team’s websites, follow teams on Twitter and Facebook, download sports league apps, and engage in an activity that continues to grow bigger every year…fantasy sports.
ESPN Senior Fantasy Analyst Matthew Berry is well aware of the impact that fantasy sports have had on the sports fan. “The Talented Mr. Roto” has been playing fantasy sports for more than 25 years, and has seen it grow from a game played by diehards, to a mainstream activity where sports fans and non-fans alike run their fantasy teams like general managers run professional teams.
Berry recently spoke with IMRESportsIQ about the growth of fantasy sports, the impact technology has had on the game, and more. (more…)