FleaFlicker.com launch party with Maxim and AOL Sports

Summary:Whenever there is a tech-related party in the bay area, I'm gonna try and make an appearance. In turn, I will share those experiences here with you.

Whenever there is a tech-related party in the bay area, I'm gonna try and make an appearance. In turn, I will share those experiences here with you.

AOL's Eppy-winning sports blog Fanhouse.com threw a party at Jillian's in SOMA this past Thursday. Maxim and Miller Lite helped sponsor the event, so there were plenty of reasons to go.

They are launching FleaFlicker.com, a new free fantasy sports site.

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This one is different than ESPN, Yahoo!, and Sportsline's version because it has free live scoring. Another cool feature is that users can migrate their teams from existing sites.

In 2006, I interned at ESPN, and worked right next to the Fantasy team. It's a beast of a product to keep up to date, so I give AOL Sports a lot of credit for launching this. They also did a wonderful job with the backend admin panel. It's easy to navigate:

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I just signed up for an account and created a league. You can play along with me here.

Topics: CXO

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Andrew Mager is a hacker advocate at Spotify in New York City. Before moving to NY, Andrew worked at SimpleGeo & Ning in San Francisco. Previously, he was an associate technical producer at CBS Interactive. Andrew studied print & electronic journalism at Virginia Tech, where he created a student-run online news publication called Planet B... Full Bio

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