Entertainment editor Patrick Abdalla previews a recently released book. Dive in!
Becoming a fantasy expert
Did you ever wonder how someone becomes a fantasy sports expert? You can find out in Matthew Berry’s “Fantasy Life: The Outrageous, Uplifting, and Heartbreaking World of Fantasy Sports from the Guy Who’s Lived It.” Unlike most sports analysts, Berry isn’t a former player and never cut his teeth spending time in professional locker rooms, getting to know the players. The book tells the story of how Berry, who was a screenwriter in Hollywood (credits include “Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles”), before turning his attention to sports and getting a job as an expert on ESPN.