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General Manager: The Most Desired Job in the World?

By Nathan Cole On May - 19 - 2010

30 million people all drafting players, making trades, and following sports news to jump on the latest hyped athlete. 30 million is a pretty sizable number, that is just about four million less than the population of Canada. 

This is the estimated number of people that Wikipedia suggests played fantasy sports in North America. 

That is a whole lot of people wanting to create a sports team in their own image, ones who think that their knowledge will allow them to create a team that will carry them to fantasy glory.  

Think for a second about the ridiculous number of sports video games sold each year, Madden NFL and FIFA are among the top 10 bestselling video game franchises of all time, at 75 million and 65 million copies respectively. Add the various Hockey, Baseball, and Basketball video game franchises onto the top of that number.  

Each year these games are made more complex, giving more control and level of customization to the player. One of t...

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