5 Ways Commissioners Can Increase Fun and Focus in Fantasy Football Leagues

As the Commissioner of your fantasy football league, its your job to make sure people are playing the game fair and competitively, while having fun doing so. There are a couple scenarios that really get to me when doing fantasy and can leave me feeling sour at the end of the season. Firstly, I cannot stand when people forget, or just flat out refuse, to login each week and set their starters. Easy wins are easy and to me there is no gratification in that. Another thing that bothers me as a commissioner, mostly because of heart, is seeing people who really focus, do their research, make excellent moves on the waiver wire and just come up short at the end-of-season payout. Over the years, I’ve tried to make my leagues as fun as possible for a couple reasons; to attract new and interest players, and to sustain the focus Read More …

Four Different Baltimore Pro Football Teams Have Won Championships

Winning the championship is the primary goal of any football team, or any sports team at all really. There is only one reason to go out and play and that is to win the championship. A championship season is not only rewarding to the players that duke it out on the field, but also to the fans that root them on. Cities and regions should be very proud of their championship winning teams. Baltimore is a great football town and professional football has been present there in one form or another for more than 60 years. Many people don’t know this, but four different professional football teams have won championships while representing the city of Baltimore. The Baltimore Ravens – 2000 The last Baltimore team to win a league title in pro football was the team that currently represents the city in the NFL, the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens began Read More …

20 Effective and Cheap Ways to Recruit Youth Football Players

Many youth football leagues do not allow recruiting of players, in other leagues it is needed for survival. Recruiting players can not be ignored, it is the lifeblood of your team. Most of us do not have large recruiting budgets to do big newspaper adds. Here are some inexpensive “guerrilla marketing” recruiting methods you can use: Flyers to the Schools-( Chapter 4 of the book shows you how to get around school rules that block this tactic) Punt Pass and Kick Contest- We had the winners compete at the halftime of our local indoor pro football team. School Assemblies- Much easier than you think School Lunch Room Highlight Shows- With a Portable DVD Player Other Sports Sporting Events- Hand out flyers School Open House Booths Church Bulletin Announcements Press Releases Newspaper Articles Radio Interviews TV “Works Event” Coverage Player “Bounties”- Offer $5 to your players for each completed application or Read More …

The Role of the Match Commissioner in the Game of Football

The roles of match commissioners in modern-day football cannot be compromised considering their importance to the success of a game. Beginning from their appointment down to their individual character, care must be taken to ensure that the right persons are appointed to commission a match. As part of their attributes, they must have sound knowledge of the laws of the game and the rules governing any competition. The ability to take prompt and accurate decision and maintain a sound comportment is the hallmarks of a good match commissioner. He/she must also be courageous and bold especially when a game is getting out of hand. five specific roles carry out joint inspection of the field of play prior to the start of a game The state of a football pitch is very important in a game of football. A field that is water-logged or unmarked may not be suitable for a Read More …