It's that time of year….football season is about to kick off. And fantasy football may almost be as popular. Some 30 million Americans commune over the game, and they are no longer just sports geeks who like to crunch numbers. Women are the among the fastest growing groups playing fantasy football.
Sports reporter Melanie Collins talks about why women are the fastest growing demo in fantasy football, how to sign up, and the prospects for your favorite football team this season.
Melanie Collins is a Sports and Entertainment host, anchor and reporter. She is currently the face of Yahoo! Sports and contributor to OMG! Insider. Collins will report from the Olympics, World Cup, Super Bowl and World Series in the coming year, among other marquee sporting events. Prior to joining Yahoo! Sports, she covered the NBA for NBA-TV and Turner Sports, College Football and Basketball for the Big Ten Network and Total College Sports, as well as Major League Baseball for MLB.com. She's hosted segments on PGA.com, PGATour.com and Nascar.com. Collins also has experience in entertainment reporting for E! News Now and has covered various Red Carpets for awards shows. She is one of the faces of Sheets Energy Strips alongside LeBron James, Danilo Gallinari, Amare Stoudemire and Serena Williams. Follow her @Melanie_Collins
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