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"Yahoo has one of the most rewarding scoring systems around. Obviously you gain fantasy points for the standard stuff - goals, assists and clean sheets - but you can also pick up points for a variety of attacking and defensive contributions. These include (but are not limited to) shots on target, successful crosses, corners won, blocked shots, tackles won and passes intercepted.

Continue Reading: Your guide to Yahoo Fantasy Football for the 2014/15 Premier League season.

It’s Time to Kick-off Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football with a New Mobile App

I’m so excited to finally get to show off what we’ve been working on for the last few months. The World Cup is over, the new season is fast approaching, so it’s time to pick your players, create a league, and practice your gloating for when you beat everyone else in the office.

This app is completely fresh, and we’ll be working hard all season to keep adding cool new features.



By Eugene Stipp, Senior Director Engineering, Fantasy Football

Now that Germany’s triumphant victory is in the books, it’s time to to announce the opening of the 2014-15 season of Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football and sign-up. This year, we’ve refreshed our desktop experience — and added a…

"That's how knowledge builds up, like compound interest."


Shane Parrish on one secret of Warren Buffett:

How to get smarter

Read. A lot.

Warren Buffett says, “I just sit in my office and read all day.”

What does that mean? He estimates that he spends 80 percent of his working day reading and thinking.

"You could hardly find a partnership in which two people settle on reading more hours of the day than in ours," Charlie Munger commented.

When asked how to get smarter, Buffett once held up stacks of paper and said he “read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge builds up, like compound interest.”

I try to adhere to this as well. But it’s a hell of a lot harder than it seems.

A Nice Day For A Purple Wedding



The latest episode of Game of Thrones has broken the record for the most people sharing a file simultaneously via BitTorrent. More than 193,000 people shared a single copy yesterday evening, and roughly 1.5 million people downloaded the episode during the first day.

These are unprecedented numbers – never before have 193,418 people shared a single file simultaneously. The previous record was set last year, when the season finale of Game of Thrones had 171,572 people sharing on a single tracker.

Just keep leaving that money on the table, HBO.

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