Rules

SPORTS/LEAGUES COVERED
NFL/MLB/NBA
ROSTER MOVES
Rosters set weekly, except for NFL, because of injuries/byes etc
ROSTER SIZES
NFL
1 QB
2 RB
3 WR
TE
Flex
DST
4 bench
Unlimited DL
13 PLAYERS DRAFTED PER TEAM
MLB
C
1B
2B
3B
SS
MI
CI
5 OF
UT
9 pitchers
3 bench
Unlimited DL
25 PLAYERS DRAFTED PER TEAM
NBA – Standard ESPN leagues have game limits for each position, so we’ll just go by those rules:
PG
SG
SF
PF
C
G
F
UT
UT
UT
1 bench
Unlimited DL
11 PLAYERS DRAFTED PER TEAM
TOTAL = 49 PLAYERS PER TEAM  FOR ALL SPORTS AND 1 SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT SPOT X 14 TEAMS = 700 PLAYERS DRAFTED FOR THE LEAGUE
SCORING 
NFL – normal head-to-head format, normal NFL scoring rules re: yards, 4 points for TD pass, 6 for TD run or catch, etc. Straight wins and losses per week. 13 weeks of regular season, then 3 weeks of playoffs (6 teams), same as regular NFL fantasy leagues (Week 17 doesn’t count). NOT PPR
 
MLB – 5 x 5 roto, except OBP instead of AVG.
So HR/RBI/Runs/SB/OBP, plus Wins/K/Saves/ERA/WHIP
 
NBA – normal 8-category roto: points, rebs, assists, steals, blocks, threes, FT%, FG%
Each league standings then count for points.
NFL if you win the championship you get 14 points. Team with worst regular-season record gets 1 point. And so on. For teams that lose in the playoffs, regular season finish is used to determine who finishes higher in the standings when comparing the losers of the 1st and 2nd rounds.
MLB if you finish first in overall roto scoring you get 14 points. Last place 1 point. And so on.
NBA if you finish first in overall roto scoring you get 14 points. Last place 1 point. And so on.
Overall Winner has the most combined league-accrued points across the 3 leagues. Each season is scored separately, meaning the max overall score is 42 points.
HOW LONG IS EACH LOL SEASON/CYCLE?
1 calendar year. League will be scored over 3 seasons, 1 each of NFL, NBA and MLB. Highest overall score after those 3 seasons is the winner.
However, there are keepers. Each team may keep up to 6 players total across all sports each year. Keeper lists will be due 30 days before the next draft begins to give everyone a chance to prepare.
The first year a player is kept, their value is whatever round they were selected minus 2 rounds. The second year the player is kept, their value is deducted another 4 rounds. The player is ineligible to be kept for a 3rd year. So if Joe Schmoe is drafted in the 18th round in 2017, he may be kept as a 16th round selection in 2018 and as a 12th round selection in 2019. He must return to the draft pool in 2020.
If an owner has two keepers that have a keeper value in the same round, they will be subject to an extra round penalty. So if you have two keepers that both have 14th round value after penalties are assessed, you must give up your 13th and your 14th round selections to keep both.
Players selected in the Supplemental Draft will be considered 20th round selection for keeper purposes, unless the owner used a higher round draft pick to determine his place in the Supplemental Draft order. So if Owner A used his 14th round selection in the main draft to determine his supplemental draft order, any supplemental draft selection will be considered a 14th round pick for keeper purposes. If Owner A used his 40th round selection in the main draft to determine his supplemental draft order, any supplemental draft selection will be considered a 20th round pick for keeper purposes.
Any player obtained via a FAAB bid in any sport will be considered a 20th round selection for keeper purposes.
FREE AGENCY/WAIVER RULES

FAAB bidding for all sports, $100 budget (per season, per sport). Minimum bid is $0. Tiebreaker is reverse order of standings on day waiver runs.

For MLB and NBA, FAAB runs once a week on Monday mornings at 11am EST. For NFL, it runs daily Thursday – Sunday at 11am EST. Offseason pickups aren’t allowed, though trading is still fully available and encouraged.

Each August, owners will participate in a snake draft via email for unallocated NFL and NBA players (think rookies and training camp phenoms). The draft order is determined by the initial draft. In addition to picking 49 players, each owner gets to select their spot in the snake draft.

After this method is used to distribute unallocated players, pickups will resume when the respective seasons commence.

For clarity sake, there are 3 separate FAAB budgets. Each budget is a tradable asset.

MLB season – 100

NFL season – 100

NBA season – 100

CALENDAR
March 25th, 2017 – League of Leagues Draft in Vegas
2017 MLB Season
2017 NFL Season
2017-18 NBA Season
August, 2017 – Supplemental Snake Draft