fantasy sports

Fantasy Sports Companies Fold as Legislative Battle Resumes
 
BOSTON (AP) — The daily fantasy sports industry has sharply contracted since the online games offered by companies such as FanDuel and DraftKings sparked court and legislative battles across the United States last year.
More than two-thirds of companies that existed this time last year have shuttere…
Fantasy Sports Companies Defend Embattled Industry
BOSTON (AP) — Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.
The industry's top two companies have taken recent hits to their businesses, including this week's disclosure that ESPN and DraftKings ended an exclusive advertising deal and …
Legal Issues Over Fantasy Sports Sites
LAS VEGAS (AP) — There has been a lot of scrutiny given lately to daily fantasy sports sites like DraftKings and FanDuel. But what about the fantasy sports sites online that last an entire season — like those operated by CBS Sports and Yahoo Sports...
NFL Star Sues Fanduel Daily Fantasy Website
WASHINGTON (AP) — This should be an interesting one. NFL star Pierre Garcon has filed a class-action lawsuit against the popular daily fantasy sports website FanDuel. The suit from Garcon claims the site of profits off his name and likeness without permission...
NCAA Pulls Plug on Daily Fantasy Sports Leagues
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA says it will no longer play ball with those running daily fantasy sports games. The collegiate sports governing body has written letters to both DraftKings and FanDuel. The letter says it will cancel all future meetings with the companies — and ban advertisin…