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CommishRx In Ya Ear! - Another Fantasy Commissioner Behaving Badly

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There’s always a tale out there about a fantasy commissioner behaving badly. There seems to be no end to a certain faction of knuckleheads who manage fantasy leagues. Here's the tale of a commissioner who decided it was perfectly okay to swap players on someone else's roster.

There’s always a tale out there about a fantasy commissioner behaving badly. There seems to be no end to a certain faction of knuckleheads who manage fantasy leagues. Here's the tale of a commissioner who decided it was perfectly okay to swap players on someone else's roster.

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United States

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There’s always a tale out there about a fantasy commissioner behaving badly. There seems to be no end to a certain faction of knuckleheads who manage fantasy leagues. Here's the tale of a commissioner who decided it was perfectly okay to swap players on someone else's roster.

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@CommishShow

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English


Episodes

CommishRx In Ya Ear! - Another Fantasy Commissioner Behaving Badly

11/7/2019
There’s always a tale out there about a fantasy commissioner behaving badly. There seems to be no end to a certain faction of knuckleheads who manage fantasy leagues. Here's the tale of a commissioner who decided it was perfectly okay to swap players on someone else's roster.

Duration:00:08:38

CommishRx In Ya Ear! - Don't Be Like Bob - The Tale of a Suspicious Draft

10/10/2019
This story is one of my favorite examples of what we're talking about when we discuss the importance of fantasy commissioners embracing the concept of being transparent. In this instance, it demonstrates a clear case of a lack of transparency, and the trouble it can cause.

Duration:00:05:08

CommishRx In Ya Ear! Don’t Use A Trade Analyzer for Trades

10/8/2019
Do not use a trade analyzer – of any kind – to evaluate league trades. Slow down, pull to the side, check for traffic, and perform an illegal u-turn. Head back from whence you came. Pssst! The league should not vote on trades.

Duration:00:05:05

CommishRx In Ya Ear! - Should I Have a Co-commissioner?

10/8/2019
"Our league had co-commissioners last year. The guy who did it with me doesn’t want to do it this year. I feel I can do it myself and I’d like to ..."

Duration:00:03:21

CommishRx In Ya Ear! - My Family Dueling Over Fantasy Dues

10/7/2019
Freeloaders seem not to care about the difficult predicaments they put others in when they behave irresponsibly. Family members are often the worst offenders. You should expect better.

Duration:00:03:16

CommishRx In Ya Ear! - Waivers Ran 24 Hours Early. Too Bad For You!

10/4/2019
CBS Sportsline processed waivers 24 hours earlier than normally scheduled. That wasn’t good. Sportsline then moved to correct the error by resetting waivers so they would run at the appropriate time. Seemingly that was the right thing to do, correct their mistake, right?

Duration:00:09:53

The FCS: "The 'Don't Play Fantasy in Week 17' Myth" & Your End-of-Season Assessment

3/8/2018
12/23/2016: The Commish addresses the "Week 17 Myth." Plus, we discuss giving yourself an end-of-season assessment while victories and irritations are still fresh to help you going forward. Last podcast of the season and the last podcast ever on Rabble.TV who subsequently changed their platform.

Duration:01:01:16

The FCS: D1 College Football Fans Love Stinky, Rotten Porridge, Right?!

3/8/2018
12/09/2016: Kickers matter in fantasy and you should award them just like you do other players. The Commish discusses how to do it. Plus: NCAA D1 playoffs are a joke and why do college fans accept their crap?

Duration:00:58:50

The FCS: “Is It Fair If an Owner Pulls Players Off Waivers So Others Can’t Use Them?”

3/8/2018
12/02/1016: As the season is close to an end, the Commish reviews some the better questions of the season: fractional points, locking owners out, head-to-head as a tie-breaker.

Duration:01:01:03

The FCS: Should You Lockout Non-playoff Teams from Making Roster Moves?

3/8/2018
11/18/2016: Say goodbye to tie games forever. Plus, "Commish, do you have a preference on handling non postseason teams?" Discussion ensues. Also, Tony Romo and yet another toilet seat rant.

Duration:00:47:19

The FCS: Kickers Belong on Fantasy Rosters & "No, YOU Put the Toilet Seat Down!"

3/7/2018
11/11/2016: Smokin' Jay Cutler & stop with the toilet seat madness! Yes, kickers should be included on fantasy rosters. The Commish discusses why and what to consider when choosing one.

Duration:01:01:49

The FCS: How to Be Your Own Best Devil's Advocate.

3/7/2018
11/04/2016: The Benefits of the "General Letter" to Avoid League Dissent. Plus: the Commish expands on leaving a roster slot open on purpose. "No matter what!": How hardline should your rules should be? Take some time to evaluate your rules and how to be your own best Devil's Advocate.

Duration:01:01:35

The FCS: "The Five Rules"

3/7/2018
09/23/2016: You want a little drama in your league as possible. You want folks to have fun and you want to be happy running the league. We discuss the "Five Rules" that should help you get off to a good start.

Duration:01:00:56

The FCS: Make Sure Your Tie-breakers Fit Your League Set Up.

3/7/2018
09/16/2016: We discovered we overlooked a "What's New?" change in the Yahoo! platform. How did I deal with it, and how did I address the league about it? Plus: Do your tiebreakers actually fit your league setup? We're talking leagues with divisions, folks.

Duration:00:59:16

The FCS: Don't Break Your Own Rules.

3/7/2018
09/09/2016: Don't break your own rules - for anyone, even if at the time it seems like a minor thing. Things can change real quickly and all of a sudden you're the "rule-breaking commissioner" and not the cool dude, who did someone a favor.

Duration:01:00:33

The FCS: Loop hole, fair play, or skullduggery?: An Owner Leaves a Starting Spot Open on Purpose

3/7/2018
10/28/2016: An owner leaves a starting spot open on purpose - Loop hole, fair play, or skullduggery? A quick take on the "Week 17 Myth." But first, we take a moment to contemplate the whole "Sexy [Insert noun]" costumes that seem to be required attire for women at Halloween.

Duration:01:01:01

The FCS: Doesn't Matter If You Have the Best of Intentions If They Don't Believe You.

3/7/2018
10/21/2016: Transparency. It doesn't matter if you have the best of intentions if they don't believe you. Steps to take to make sure that all your actions are above reproach.

Duration:00:59:48

The FCS: Do Your Duty, Go Away and Enjoy The Season. Don't Over-Commish!

3/7/2018
10/07/2016: Being a league commissioner doesn't mean you have to meddle in all league business - just because you're the commissioner. It also means that if owners make moves that you disagree with just because you wouldn't do it, it's not grounds for you to stick your nose in their business.

Duration:01:01:23

The FCS: Oops! "I Scheduled the First Playoff Week During the Last Bye Week."

3/7/2018
10/14/2016: We were on the TV show, "Fantasy Today"! Also, we help an owner with a scheduling mishap. Plus: Treat Fantasy Football for what it is, but it's not the NFL. Do what you want in your league, but stop with the, "We're going to be just like the NFL." It's called "fantasy" football for a reason. We discuss.

Duration:00:56:45

The FCS: "How Can I Encourage Owners to Keep Playing Even Though They Can't Win the League?"

3/5/2018
09/02/2016: "Dear Commish, What's Your Opinion on Team Running Backs?" Also, "I forgot to change the "team maximum" before the season started. Can I change it, even though the season started?"

Duration:00:59:44