It's about 4 inches and I'm pretty sure ti's there for advertising purposes.... oh and to display everythign else about your team that you might want to know. Scrolling down is really hard I know.
No, it is actually about 6 inches from the Team Name to the first player listed on your roster.
1 1/2 inches of that dedicated solely to a blank box called Pending Transactions.
And yes, while scrolling down not that big of a deal, it still seems like a waste of space and not the best design.
By the way... advertisements?
What do we pay $150 per league for? To see ads?