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ESPN New York 98.7FM to Host Annual Fantasy Football Convention; Fans Invited to Hold Their League Drafts

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On Sunday, Aug. 27, ESPN New York 98.7FM will host  its annual Fantasy Football Convention at 12 p.m. at Resorts World Casino in Queens, N.Y., where fans are welcome to attend the all-star panel discussion. ESPN’s senior fantasy sports analyst, Matthew Berry, will headline the expert group which also features ESPN’s Stephania Bell  and Mike Clay, plus 98.7FM’s Rick DiPietro, Chris Canty, Dave Rothenberg, Anita Marks and Alan Hahn. The group will offer coveted fantasy football advice to fans in attendance and create a mock draft for the upcoming NFL season.

Fans are invited bring their league draft on-site. Fans can purchase special draft tables  which are equipped with Wi-Fi, ESPN draft cheat sheets, a draft board and player stickers. Ticket purchasing can be on 987Fantasy.com.“I’ve been attending the ESPN New York 98.7FM Fantasy Football Convention for years and it has been great spending time with fans while also getting ready for the Fantasy Football Season. I look forward to being out there again on Sunday for this event which gets bigger and bigger every year,” said Berry.

Ryan Hurley, program director of ESPN 98.7FM, added, “This is one of the biggest events that the station holds for fans every year. . With all of the expert commentators we have under one roof this year, it is sure to be one of the best we have ever had.”

About ESPN New York
ESPN New York 98.7FM is the flagship station of ESPN Radio, providing sports talk, news and local and national play-by-play coverage.  It’s the official radio home of three of the New York market’s most iconic teams: New York Knicks, New York Rangers and New York Jets game broadcasts in addition to national rights for the entire NBA season from tip through The Finals, Major League Baseball from Opening Day through the World Series and a slate of top college football including the entire College Football Playoff. ESPN New York is also streamed live at www.ESPNNewYork.com.

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Contact:  Belen Michelis at (860) 766-1425; [email protected] @belen_espn