And perhaps more importantly, why the heck should you listen to him? Well. ... I reckon an introduction of some sort is in order, so here we go. ...|
My name is Bob Harris. I've served as Editor and Webmaster since founding the TFL Report back in 1993.
After spending my first two seasons working in the relative comfort and security provided by total obscurity, things began to change in 1995.
That was the year I established myself as an honest-to-gosh "Fantasy Expert" by winning Fantasy Sports Publication's "Master's Forecast." And even though I was officially disqualified for failing to maintain "exclusivity," the TFL Report entry also came out on top in Fantasy Football Index magazine's "Exclusive Experts Poll" that same year.
I've become a popular guest on radio programs across the country starting with a season-long stint as a weekly regular on the Fantasy Football Fever Hour broadcast by Florida's WINZ radio back in 1993. In 1994 I pulled season long duty as a weekly regular on the Jimmy Cole Show which aired on KFMN Radio in Louisiana.
In 1997 I was the official "Fantasy Expert" for the Steve Czaban Show, carried by the 1 On 1 Sports Network, providing insight and opinion while taking calls from listeners in more than 100 cities across the nation every Thursday morning. I was also the sole Fantasy expert invited to appear on Bob Kemp's 1997 Fantasy Football Special broadcast over the same network in August of that year.
During the 1999 season I could be heard throughout the northwest during semi-regular spots on The Dave Shore Show, which was broadcast weekly by SportsRadio 910, "The Fan," in Portland, Oregon.
And of course, I've made a number of guest appearances on Sam and Adam Caplan's ground-breaking Fantasy Football Radio Show and Webcast since 1998. The Caplan's show is not only heard on the radio in the Philadelphia area but it's also broadcast world-wide over the Internet using RealAudio technology. ...
World-wide? Now that's enough to get a man's wheels turning.
A Webcast? Yeah. ... That's the ticket. ... A Webcast.
You gotta hand it to the Caplans, they truly came up with a winning idea. It was such a good idea that before too long every Fantasy expert, guru and idiot with an Internet connection had Webcasts of their own.
I should know. I was one of them. ...
The TFL Report Webcast made its debut last August 27, 1999.
I encourage you to give a listen to a sample of last year's show with co-host Greg Kellogg, a well-known Fantasy guru and former Fan Ex league champion. Just click here now to find out what it's all about.
A final note on this one... I'd like to thank both Sam and Adam Caplan. They could have been snooty about everybody trying to cash in on their idea, but that wasn't the case. They more than willing to help me get started and I appreciate it.