Award-Winning Fantasy Sports Provider RotoExperts.com Partners with New York Daily News on Wide-Ranging Content Deal

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RotoExperts will provide the New York Daily News with multimedia content from their staff of over 60 writers, analysts, radio hosts and video producers.

“We’re thrilled to get the best fantasy content in the world out daily to the 40 million-plus readers of the Daily News" - Louis M. Maione, president of Fantasy Sports Entertainment Group

Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., parent company of RotoExperts, an award-winning provider of fantasy sports content since 2004, announced on Tuesday a partnership with the New York Daily News, one of the world’s most recognizable and respected daily newspaper brands.

RotoExperts will provide the New York Daily News with multimedia content from their staff of over 60 writers, analysts, radio hosts and video producers. The New York Daily News will run daily columns from RotoExperts on fantasy topics ranging from fantasy football waiver wire pickups to weekly positional player rankings. In addition, the New York Daily News will feature video and audio content produced by RotoExperts’ sister property, FNTSY Sports Network, the world’s first and only television network dedicated 24/7 to fantasy sports.

The partnership kicked off in mid-August with a 28-page exclusive fantasy football insert that ran in all issues of the New York Daily News and across its digital sports section. The new partnership will continue with co-branded podcasts, audio and video productions, written content and crossover of New York Daily News and RotoExperts talent across their digital, print and television platforms.

RotoExperts has been nominated for 42 industry awards since 2009, by both the Fantasy Sports Trade Association and the Fantasy Sports Writers Association, winning honors in radio, podcasting, video and written content, as well as boasting an inaugural member of the FSWA Hall of Fame in Managing Director Scott Engel, who will be heading the partnership.

The New York Daily News is a leading print and digital news organization that reaches millions of readers every day in New York and across the nation. The Daily News’ award-winning sports department is one of the best in the country and has created the most engaged audience across all of the company’s platforms.

“We’re thrilled to get the best fantasy content in the world out daily to the 40 million-plus readers of the Daily News,” said Louis M. Maione, president of Fantasy Sports Entertainment Group. “And I’m honored that an institution with a century of existence entrusted us with delivering the same top-notch content to its readers.”

“The fantasy sports market encompasses the most passionate audience of sports fans. We are pleased to be partnering with RotoExperts to bring this expert content to our avid sports readership, and believe that it will be an important part of our sports offering in the months ahead,” said Grant Whitmore, Executive Vice President of Digital, at New York Daily News.        

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.

About New York Daily News
With 2 million readers in New York, and 42 million national unique visitors online each month, the New York Daily News is the most widely read tabloid in the city and one of America’s fastest-growing web sites. Covering breaking news, politics, sports, entertainment, celebrity, lifestyle, opinion, business and health, the New York Daily News delivers up-to-the-minute reporting, rich photography and compelling video to readers of its print newspaper, industry-leading website, tablet apps, and iPhone, Blackberry and Android editions.

The New York Daily News has won 10 Pulitzer Prize Awards for excellence in journalism. In 2013, it was awarded four New York State Associated Press Association awards and took the Associated Press Sports Editors awards’ “Triple Crown” as well as first place in the Investigative category across all circulation categories. In addition to its news operations, the New York Daily News runs Daily News Digital Solutions and the Innovation Lab.

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