September 25th, 2015
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September 25th, 2015
|Casual Plan||Hardcore Plan|
|Historical CSV Files (2000 - 2014)||Yes - 24 Files||Yes - 24 Files|
|MySQL Database Setup File (.sql)||Yes||Yes|
|In-Season Stat Updates||No - Annual (Every February 15th for life)||Yes - Daily Updates (45 min after games)|
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