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Athletes prove fantasy sports aren't just for geeks

Updated: September 16, 2005, 8:22 AM ET
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

CHICAGO -- You can't swing a plastic pocket protector these days without hitting another fantasy league geek. Just the other day I was surrounded by them.

Let's see, there was Adam from Porter, Texas; Derrek from El Dorado Hills, Calif.; Todd from Benton, La.; Kent from Dublin, Ohio, and Michael from Alpharetta, Ga. On and on they went about their "teams," their drafts, their team nicknames, their months of pre-draft statistical analysis. It was a regular Napoleon Dynamite convention.

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