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Yahoo and Buffalo Wild Wings Team Up to Present ‘Fantasy Football National Draft Day’


Is there any way for an announcement to rank higher on the man-meter than this announcement by Yahoo! (NASDAQ: YHOO) and Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ: BWLD)?

Seriously, this is big if you’re a fantasy football fan who loves wings! In a blog post today, Ken Fuchs, vice president of Yahoo! global media and head of Yahoo! Sports and Games, announced that the two companies are teaming up to present the “Buffalo Wild Wings and Yahoo Fantasy Football National Draft Day.”

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On August 24, the 935 participating BW3’s will host the event where fantasy football fanatics can, “get draft advice, some free swag, and enjoy some wings and beer – and draft their Fantasy Football teams.”

Leagues will receive draft kits that include coupons for $100 in free “B-Dubs” food, t-shirts, and plenty of other free gear. The event will be hosted by Brandon Funston and Kay Adams from the Yahoo! Sports studio and will be streamed live to all locations from 12-2 p.m. CST.

Is there, “an app for that?” Of course. Get it here.

Read the full announcement here.

(It’s actually jut the Yahoo! Fantasy Football App but Yahoo! thought it would be a good time to shamelessly plug it in the release.)

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Disclosure: At the time of this writing, the author had no position in the company mentioned.

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