Sports from the Basement

About Us

Sports from the Basement is a sports company focused on representing both statistics and subjective opinions through the lens of the casual viewer. We are currently looking for freelance writers to do analysis and commentary for a variety of sports.


Fantasy Plus and SFTB Picks

Sports from the Basement offers Fantasy Plus, a series of fantasy optimizers and value reports for Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) on FanDuel and DraftKings. For $10/month, you’ll have access to Optimizers and Value Reports for NBA, NHL, MLB, and NFL DFS games.

Additionally, Sports from the Basement offers SFTB Picks – a full Fantasy platform for all major sports plus WWE events and Horse Racing. For no additional charge, and no take-out or fee, enter unlimited contests per month.

Find more information at our Fantasy Plus page.


GameView from Sports from the Basement

GameView is the premier sports second-screen experience. Learn more about the game, the players, and the teams you’re watching with our stats and analysis.

For all major sports, use GameView while you watch, and be more involved with stats and social commentary to improve your experience.

Read more at our GameView page, or Launch GameView to experience it for yourself.


Interested in being a writer?

Currently, the site supports (or will support) the following sports: NFL, College Football, NBA, Mens College Basketball, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, Boxing, MMA, Horse Racing, PGA Tour Golf, Soccer (major leagues and tournaments including: Major League Soccer, English Premier League Soccer, Spanish La Liga Soccer, Italian Serie A Soccer, French Ligue 1 Soccer, German Bundesliga, UEFA Champions League Soccer).

All work will be paid, although budgets are small. Additionally, your work will be fully under your name and can be included in any portfolios. We also advertise each post, so your work will gain wider recognition.

Work can be done from anywhere but you must meet publishing deadlines.

Looking for young but experienced sports writers who can provide an educated viewpoint for analysis or preview. You need to have written for a sports website/blog before to be considered. We’re hiring writers who can ultimately write several times a week on various sports – so you’ll need to be able to hold an educated conversation about 3-4 of the above sports minimum.

To Apply, please submit a sample (published link is fine) of your writing for one of the sports listed above (ie. https://sportsfromthebasement.com/2015/09/09/midnight-aint-coming-just-yet/) and tell us why you’d be great as a member of our team. Please specify sports that you are comfortable writing on and prefer.

All submissions will be reviewed, but we will not be able to respond to each applicant personally.

Thank you for your application – please use the contact form to submit your information.

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