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Press Release: Empty the Bench, LLC, Joins Fantasy Sports Ventures Network

November 20, 2007

November 20, 2007, New York, NY – Empty the Bench, LLC is proud to announce a new partnership with Fantasy Sports Ventures (FSV), an integrated marketing and media company with a focus on digital/fantasy sports.

Founded in 2006 by Christopher J. Russo, formerly the Senior Vice President of New Media/Publishing for the NFL, FSV will work with Empty the Bench in the areas of commerce, marketing, and content distribution. Empty the Bench plans to syndicate its content for use on FSV’s portal site, FantasyPlayers.com.

As the latest sports blog to join forces with FSV, Empty the Bench is further establishing itself in the growing fantasy sports marketplace and serves as yet another example of the increasing influence sports blogs are having across the sports media landscape.

“Empty the Bench is a perfect addition to our complement of fantasy focused web sites and blogs,” said Andy Regal, Executive Vice President of Programming for Fantasy Sports Ventures. “We are eager to introduce this unique voice to the 5 million users who visit our network of sites each month,” Regal added.

About Empty the Bench, LLC:

Launched in February 2007, Empty the Bench, LLC is geared towards diehard and casual sports fans and currently offers insightful and thorough analysis of the NFL, the NBA, and MLB with a slant towards fantasy sports. The founders and principle writers are Brian Spencer and Andrew Thell, two avid and knowledgeable sports fans with over 20 years of combined experience participating in fantasy sports. Both have professional backgrounds in small, successful start-up companies.

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For more info, or to schedule an interview with one or both of ETB’s co-founders, please email Brian Spencer at [email protected]

5 Comments »Posted by Andrew Thell and Brian Spencer on Nov. 20, 2007 at 4:54 pm in Administrative

5 Responses

congradulations! hope i spelled that right.

Posted by: Jon Jon Mackey on November 20th, 2007 at 10:43 pm

oooh la!

Posted by: T on November 20th, 2007 at 11:31 pm

Nice one, guys. Congrats!

Posted by: Darren on November 21st, 2007 at 11:48 am

Congrats guys! This is some well deserved recognition for your site and the start of big things to come. I’m looking forward to seeing this new partnership helping you guys secure more interviews and hopefully media credentials as well.

Posted by: Hoops Addict on November 22nd, 2007 at 5:27 pm

i knew you would make it something great!

Posted by: brian's mom on November 22nd, 2007 at 7:12 pm

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