IBM Brings watsonx to ESPN Fantasy Football with New Waiver Grades and Trade Grades

September 13, 2023

ARMONK, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) is announcing updates and new features made in collaboration with ESPN to the ESPN Fantasy Football app, putting the power of artificial intelligence technology built on IBM's watsonx in the hands of over 11 million fantasy football users. Waiver Grades and Trade Grades use advanced Large Language Models within watsonx - IBM's enterprise focused data and AI platform - to deliver insights on football players each week and classify the sentiment. For seven consecutive years, IBM's collaboration with ESPN Fantasy Football has leveraged IBM's technology including IBM Watson Discovery and now adds AI built with watsonx to help users make more informed decisions. IBM Consulting works side-by-side with ESPN, using trustworthy watsonx models to scale these unique insights and tools as part of the digital experiences in the ESPN Fantasy Football app. To play ESPN Fantasy Football and experience AI features from IBM, sign up at or download the ESPN Fantasy App from the App Store and Android stores.

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