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Touchdown! Verizon Wireless And CBS SportsLine Team Up To Tackle Fantasy Football


09/13/2006 - BASKING RIDGE, NJ AND LOS ANGELES, CA — It’s a common phobia among Fantasy Football players – computer separation anxiety. But with football season kicking into high gear, Verizon Wireless and CBS SportsLine are giving football fans a cure: CBS SportsLine Fantasy Football Companion. From coast to coast, Fantasy Football Companion allows fans to make some serious plays to mold their team into strong playoff contenders.

With Fantasy Football Companion, Verizon Wireless customers can access their CBS SportsLine Fantasy Football leagues to view lineups and live scoring, add or drop players, crunch all the stats and then call the league’s competition and brag about your skills, all from the convenience of a Verizon Wireless Get It Now®-enabled handset.

Need the inside scoop on the latest statistics, free agents and news? Fantasy Football Companion gives players complete access to their CBS SportsLine Fantasy Football leagues and the ability to fully manage their teams just like they were at their computer. Fantasy Football Companion’s halftime treat are the player alerts – presented by GMC, the alerts provide a quick and easy way for managers to get the latest news on key players throughout the season, as well as expert Fantasy analysis on how best to manage that player.

To get your Fantasy Football team ready for the season, download CBS SportsLine’s Fantasy Football Companion directly from select Get It Now-enabled phones for $4.99 monthly access. Your team’s winning secret is located in the getGOING shopping aisle of the Get It Now virtual store. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled phone and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.

For more information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to

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