What’s up with luck?

I came within less than three points of winning my first fantasy football league championship this year. I even led through most, maybe all, of the last game. Until overtime and a field goal left me again in second place.

One thing I realized some time ago about fantasy football: it’s nearly all luck.

You can do all  the number crunching and trend listing you want, but you can’t control how one player will perform that day. Heck, a key player could be injured in the first quarter and you can’t swap him out for another one.

Which got me thinking about what makes some people appear lucky and others unlucky. Continue reading “What’s up with luck?”