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CURE: Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy
Seth Walder is playing for CURE: Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy. CURE, Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy, was founded by parents of children with epilepsy who were frustrated with their inability to protect their children from the devastation of seizures and the side effects of medications. Unwilling to sit back and accept the debilitating effects of epilepsy, these parents joined forces to spearhead the search for a cure. CUREís mission is not only driven by the pressing need for scientific research and data, but by the painful struggle of families who suffer from epilepsy worldwide. Since its inception in 1998, CURE has raised more than $18 million to fund research and other initiatives that will lead the way to a cure for epilepsy.
Sports Writer - Washington Post
Gene Wang joined The Washington Post sports department in 1990 as a member of the high school staff and worked as a copy editor and assignnment editor for almost 19 years. In 2010 he began the role he continues in today, serving as reporter covering many local and national beats, including Navy football, the Capitals, Wizards, Nationals, womenís basketball, auto racing, boxing and golf. Gene was born in the District and raised in Northern Virginia, attended high school at St. Albans and college at Georgetown University.
Gene Wang is playing for Semper Fido. The Mission of Semper Fido's program is to unite wounded warriors suffering with PTSD with homeless, rescue shelter dogs, who are evaluated and deemed viable, to nurture a healing and rejuvenating bond between the two. The result is a positive, non judgmental, unconditional relationship desperately needed by both.
Sports Director - CBS 8 San Diego
Kyle Kraska loves sports. As the Emmy-Award winning Sports Director for News 8, he gives viewers an inside look at the world of sports in San Diego every weeknight at 5pm, 6:30pm and 11pm. During football season, you can also see Kyle following San Diego Chargers games as the host of the Chargers Post-Game Show.
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Kyle Kraska is playing for Rady Children's Hospital San Diego. Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego is dedicated exclusively to pediatric healthcare and is the largest children's hospital in California, the sixth largest children's hospital in the country, and the provider of care to more than 150,000 children in 2011! Rady Children's is a major pediatric clinical research center with more than 160 clinical trials and 250 other research projects underway.
Senior Fantasy Writer - FOX Sports
Ryan Fowler has spent the past eight years covering and talking sports on TV and radio, in newspapers and on the Web. He joins FOX Sports as lead Fantasy Sports Editor, and also acts as Digital Content Manager at WhatIfSports.com.
Ryan Fowler is playing for Autism Speaks. Autism Speaks is the world's largest autism advocacy organization that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public. Since its founding, Autism Speaks has merged with three existing autism organizations and raised millions of dollars for autism research.
Fantasy Editor - The Sports Network
Steve Schwarz is the Fantasy Editor at The Sports Network - the largest privately owned international sports information company in North America and possibly the world, servicing hundreds of clients and literally millions of viewers world-wide every month. TSN covers the gamut of sports information, ranging from NFL to Rugby, MLB to Cricket and virtually everything in between. You can count on Steve to bring you the latest in fantasy analysis throughout the season.
Susan G Komen for the Cure
Steve Schwarz is playing for Susan G Komen for the Cure. Susan G. Komen fought breast cancer with her heart, body and soul. Throughout her diagnosis, treatments, and endless days in the hospital, she spent her time thinking of ways to make life better for other women battling breast cancer instead of worrying about her own situation. That concern for others continued even as Susan neared the end of her fight. Moved by Susanís compassion for others and committed to making a difference, Nancy G. Brinker promised her sister that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. That promise is now Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global leader of the breast cancer movement.
Owner and Co-Founder at Bruno Boys Fantasy Football
Marc co-founded Bruno Boys Fantasy Football and oversees the day-to-day operations. Marc is actively involved in content development, including planning, assigning, and editing articles and special features. He is a visible presence in the Bruno Boys Forums and enjoys engaging with the fans on a daily basis. Since he launched the Bruno Boys in 2005, Marc has been a frequent fantasy football guest expert on various sports talk radio shows. He can be heard on major radio outlets across the country.
Marc Caviglia is playing for Humane Society. The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization, backed by 11 million Americans. We help animals by advocating for better laws to protect animals; conducting campaigns to reform industries; providing animal rescue and emergency response; investigating cases of animal cruelty; and caring for animals through our sanctuaries and wildlife rehabilitation centers, emergency shelters and clinics.
Founder and Owner of Girls Guide: Sports
Jordan Zucker is the ringleader for the modern female sports fan movement. Her "Girls Guide" sports empire started in 2008 when she created Girls Guide to Fantasy Football. You may also recognize her as "Lisa the intern" from the hit TV show Scrubs. Equally talented in the kitchen as in her fantasy leagues, Jordan hosts her blog Oxtails, Cocktails, and Rock Tales sharing her adventures in food, drink, and music. Yes, gentlemen, take a number. Commish Jordan will be continuing to provide content throughout the fantasy season to keep everyone informed and interested.
Jordan Zucker is playing for Bideawee. Bideawee's mission is to promote safe, loving, long-term relationships between people and companion animals by providing a continuum of services and programs that are innovative, personalized, and high-quality. Bideawee is one of the nation's leading animal welfare organizations; but there's so much more to what they do. Bideawee is a community - of compassionate caregivers, volunteers, and friends - dedicated to helping people and animals build safe, loving, long-term relationships breaking the cycle of unwanted or abandoned pets in our world.
Director of Product Development and Marketing at Fleaflicker
Hal runs the day-to-day business aspects of the fantasy football platform Fleaflicker. He supports hundreds of thousands of users, leads product development, and handles all of Fleaflicker's marketing. He previously worked at AOL and the NFL.
St. Jude Children's Research
Hal Spivack is playing for St. Jude Children's Research. St. Jude is the only pediatric cancer research center where families never pay for treatment not covered by insurance. No child is ever denied treatment because of the familyís inability to pay. St. Jude is unlike any other pediatric treatment and research facility. Discoveries made here have completely changed how the world treats children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. With research and patient care under one roof, St. Jude is where some of today's most gifted researchers are able to do science more quickly.
The Fantasy Football Librarian
I could spend all day watching college football on Saturdays (go Northwestern!) and pro football on Sundays (go Broncos!) just to do it all over again the next weekend. This will be my 8th year playing fantasy football and I've got several championships under my belt, including a win (and trip to the 2009 Super Bowl) in the inaugural Buffalo Wild Wings FF League. So why Fantasy Football Librarian? I'm a librarian at an art museum and love to research stuff. What could be better than combining my love for football and research? So in September 2006, I launched FFLibrarian.com to try and create one place for fantasy fans to find the info they need to succeed.
The Humane Society
Sara Holliday is playing for The Humane Society. The Humane Society of the United States is the nation's largest animal protection organization, backed by 11 million Americans. We work to reduce suffering and improve the lives of all animals by advocating for better laws; investigating animal cruelty?; conducting campaigns to reform industries; performing animal rescue and emergency response; and providing care to animals through our sanctuaries, emergency shelters, wildlife rehabilitation centers, and clinics.
Managing Editor, TheFootballGirl.com
Melissa is the managing editor of TheFootballGirl.com, a site launched in 2009 to engage more women in the NFL. The site has been named one of Forbes' Top 100 Websites for Women two years running. Melissa is also an NFL contributor for espnW. Before morphing into a writer, she was a television producer for ESPN working on SportsCenter and NFL Live. Melissa has played fantasy football since she was 14, and has been a commissioner for the past seven seasons. She hails from San Francisco and is entering her fourth season as an Alex Smith apologist.
Susan G Komen for the Cure
Melissa Jacobs is playing for Susan G Komen for the Cure. Susan G. Komen fought breast cancer with her heart, body and soul. Throughout her diagnosis, treatments, and endless days in the hospital, she spent her time thinking of ways to make life better for other women battling breast cancer instead of worrying about her own situation. That concern for others continued even as Susan neared the end of her fight. Moved by Susanís compassion for others and committed to making a difference, Nancy G. Brinker promised her sister that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. That promise is now Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the global leader of the breast cancer movement.
Founder - FantasyFootballNerd.com
As an aspiring singer and actor with no chance of becoming either, Joe is a retired body double for Brad Pitt who was once also a promising golfer until he realized that the lower score actually wins. With his golfer/singer/actor career behind him, he turned his eye towards business and rose above everyone in New York City - which means that he has been to the top of the Empire State Building. When he's not watching football, he's married to an insanely-awesome wife, raises the two most beautiful kids in the world, and pets two of the laziest cats ever put on this planet. Joe is the creator behind FantasyFootballNerd.com.
Stand Up 2 Cancer
Joe Dyken is playing for Stand Up 2 Cancer. Stand Up To Cancer is a new initiative created to accelerate groundbreaking cancer research that will get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives. SU2C's goal is to bring together the best and the brightest in the cancer community, encouraging collaboration instead of competition. By galvanizing the entertainment industry, SU2C creates awareness and builds broad public support for this effort.
Host, Kellogg's Komments - A Fantasy Sharks Production
Like many other writers, Kellogg began as a player who then started analyzing the games. His well known column Kellogg's Komments was one of the first to aggregate statistical analysis with fine writing. Kellogg won the 2004 FSWA award for Best Football Series for his Snap, Crackle and Pop column. He helped fashion the fantasy section of Fox Sports into one of the elite fantasy sports sites. Kellogg also helped establish Fantasy Asylum as a prominent fantasy sports site and has launched the careers of numerous fantasy writers. In January of 2011 he was inducted into the inaugural FSWA Hall of Fame class.
Wounded Warrior Project
Greg Kellogg is playing for Wounded Warrior Project. The Wounded Warrior Project's mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors and to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded warriors in this nation's history. Wounded Warrior Project exists to honor and empower wounded warriors who incured service-connected injures on or after September 11, 2001. On that date, America watched in horror as approximately 3,000 people died including hundreds of firefighters and rescue workers. The tragic events of Sept. 11 are often the reason warriors say they felt a sense of duty to volunteer for the military. These individuals chose to defend our country, and that is why we honor them.