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From left, Dylan Shane 19 and Sam Factor 19, the founders of WalterPicks, an AI-powered fantasy football tool. The pair made the algorithm in a machine learning class in 2019, but have since expanded it to a popular app and TikTok brand.

Fantasy football tool started by alumni finds big audience

By Aidan Charde, Sports Editor August 31, 2022
Not only has WalterPicks, started by Ithaca College alumni Sam Factor ’19 and Dylan Shane ’19, found an audience, but it has been 17% more accurate than ESPN and Yahoo.

The ‘Stache Line: Fantasy football ruins allure of the game

By Matt Kelly, Staff Writer October 7, 2013
Columnist Matt Kelly takes a look at how fantasy football has tainted his football-viewing experience.
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