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CBS Sports Preps Fantasy Players for Season with Live Draft-A-Thon Benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

CBS Sports Preps Fantasy Players for Season with Live Draft-A-Thon Benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Draft-A-Thon to Deliver Six Hours of Live Advice on Wednesday, August 31

Daily “Fantasy Football Today” Coverage Across CBS Sports HQ, Podcasts and Social Media has Fantasy Players Covered All Season

CBS Sports will prep fantasy players for the 2022 season with an extensive range of coverage and product offerings, including its annual live Fantasy Football Today Draft-A-Thon event and expanded daily Fantasy Football Today content throughout the season.

On Wednesday, Aug. 31 beginning at 6 PM, ET, the Fantasy Football Today Draft-A-Thon will deliver six hours of non-stop live advice and analysis from more than 20 fantasy football industry experts and guests, with detailed breakdowns of expert rankings, SportsLine player projections, sleeper picks and on-the-spot answers to fantasy players’ draft-day questions via the popular hashtag #AskFFT. Among the experts and guests to participate include NFL ON CBS lead announcer Jim Nantz, All-Pro receiver Deebo Samuel and CBS Sports fantasy experts Jamey Eisenberg, Dave Richard, Heath Cummings, Chris Towers, Tera Roberts and Adam Aizer.

The Fantasy Football Today Draft-A-Thon will stream live for the first two hours on CBS Sports HQ, the 24/7 streaming sports news network, and the Fantasy Football Today YouTube channel will stream live beginning at 7:30 PM, ET. During the Draft-A-Thon, CBS Sports will once again shine a spotlight on St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® to raise awareness for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September. Viewers can make donations to St. Jude throughout the event to ensure families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food. Thus far, fans have helped CBS Sports break a fundraising record with nearly $70,000 raised this year through donations.

All season long, CBS Sports HQ will provide fantasy football programming throughout the week, giving fans analysis and advice on any screen, both live and on demand. CBS Sports HQ will also feature a weekly three-hour Sunday show at 10 AM, ET, helping fans set their fantasy lineups and to answer questions sent to hashtag #AskFFT on Fantasy Football Today’s Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook and YouTube.

Fantasy players can also listen to the daily Fantasy Football Today and Fantasy Football Today in 5 podcasts and subscribe to the newsletter for updates in their inbox each morning. The Fantasy Football Today DFS podcast also returns twice per week for daily fantasy sports players.

 

CBS Sports Contacts:

Jared Shanker, jared.shanker@cbs.com

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