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FNTSY Sports Network Collaborates with Associated Press on Content Deal

RotoExperts Staff September 13, 2016 10:00AM EST
New York Sept. 13, 2016 — FNTSY Sports Network, the world’s first and only television network dedicated 24/7 to fantasy sports, announced on Tuesday that it has reached a fantasy sports content deal with The Associated Press, the essential global news organization.

An award-winning network launched in 2014 by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., FNTSY Sports Network will provide fantasy content to The Associated Press , covering topics from free agent pickups to reviews of the weekend’s games.

Contributing content for this agreement are:

  • Scott Engel — an inaugural member of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association’s Hall of Fame (inducted in 2010) and winner of multiple industry awards; currently managing director of RotoExperts, a fantasy content company founded in 2004 and acquired by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. in 2014.
  • Adam Ronis — an award-winning radio host and award-nominated writer who has enjoyed the rare distinction of writing for Newsday, the New York Post and the (New York) Daily News.  
  • Nando Di Fino — winner of multiple awards for radio and video, he has written for The Wall Street Journal, ESPN and CBS Sports and is currently the director of programming at FNTSY Sports Network.   

“I would have been thrilled to have an article of ours appear next to something that ran on the AP wire,” said Louis M. Maione, president of Fantasy Sports Entertainment Group. “But to go over the wires and to see our name pop up on the thousands of papers and websites that the AP serves is an honor and source of great pride. And I’m even more excited for the 60-plus million fantasy players out there who now have access to award-winning content thanks to the AP taking this bold step to include fantasy sports among its many offerings. It’s a forward-thinking move that addresses the demands of AP’s clients. This is a great day for us, and a huge day for our industry.”

“AP has increased its fantasy sports content for recent football seasons with its Fantasy Plays columns and fantasy points standings, but FNTSY provides a new level of expanded coverage to AP Sports subscribers,” said Barry Bedlan, AP’s sports products manager. “Fantasy is what drives some of the interest in certain sports, especially the NFL, and this arrangement will help us connect our subscribers with top-notch content focused on fantasy sports.”

About Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp.

Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. is a global leader in operating targeted specialty video channels on linear, digital and mobile platforms with offices and studios in New York, Toronto, Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Anthem’s portfolio includes Fight Network, the world’s premier combat sports channel now broadcasting in the U.S., Canada and over 30 other countries, Fantasy Sports Network (FNTSY), the world’s first and only channel dedicated to fantasy sports, RotoExperts.com, a leader in fantasy sports news and analysis, and DailyRoto.com, the most comprehensive and far-reaching daily fantasy sports website. Anthem also has a significant ownership interest in Pursuit Channel, one of the top outdoor channels in the U.S. available in over 40 million homes, and it owns SportsGrid.com, a leader in general sports entertainment commentary. Anthem has partnered with IMG to launch Edge Sport, an extreme and action sports network launching soon in Canada, and has also teamed up with Lucas Oil Products to launch MAVTV Canada, a 24-hour destination channel for all things motorsports in the Canadian market.

About AP 

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Founded in 1846, AP today is the most trusted source of independent news and information. On any given day, more than half the world’s population sees news from AP. AP’s NFL coverage can be seen at: http://pro32.ap.org/ For more information about the AP, visit www.ap.org.

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