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Fantasyland No. 9 – Brothers in Arms

October 6, 2016: The ninth episode of Fantasyland – The podcast that covers everything you didn’t know you wanted to know about fantasy sports.

Brothers in Arms: The OklahomIraqis Veterans League

If it wasn’t for fantasy and being around those guys . . . I’d be way worse off.

Adam Schuster

Host: Peter Overzet – Contributor to RotoViz and Host of The FF Comedy Hour

The OklahomIraqis League

The OklahomIraqis League (OIL) formed in 2006 when 14 members of the 1st Battalion 158th Field Artillery Regiment in Iraq started a fantasy football league. It has continued uninterrupted since its formation.

If you’d like to learn more about the OIL, visit the league’s website (www.okiraqi.org) for information on all the franchises as well as a comprehensive oral history of the league, its creation during the Iraq War, and its expansion since then.

Guests

Justin Cliburn – Commissioner of the OIL, Webmaster of the OIL website, Author of the OIL Oral History, and Owner of the Arrogant Americans franchise

Adam Duffy – Assistant Commissioner of the OIL, Owner of the Hangovers franchise

Adam Schuster – Owner of the Negligent Discharges franchise

Lance Zerger – Owner of the Redlegs franchise

Jimmy Venable – Owner of the War Pony franchise

Aaron Gray – Owner of the Great Plains Drifters franchise

The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund

All proceeds from this episode are being donated to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, which has provided nearly $200 million in support for the families of military personnel lost in service to our nation and for severely wounded military personnel and veterans. Donations can be made at www.fallenheroesfund.org/Donate.aspx.

About the Show

Executive Producer: Fantasy Douche – Editor-in-Chief of RotoViz

Producer: Matthew Freedman – Editor-in-Chief of FantasyLabs and Producer of the RotoViz podcasts

Producer: Patrick Kerrane – Cohost of RotoViz Radio and Writer for RotoViz

Production AssistantsAnt Calatayud & Alan Jackman

Music: Leo Kaliski — Composer and Proprietor of LeoKaliski.com

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Thanks to the RotoViz Radio Channel for syndicating this episode.

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Matt is the Executive Producer of the RotoViz Radio podcast channel. He started contributing to RotoViz in March 2013. In January 2016 he started working full-time at FantasyLabs, where he’s the Editor-in-Chief.
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