Fantasy sports

A fan holds a sign during a spring training baseball game between the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
February 24, 2020 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Attempts at cheating are a part of sports, Major League Baseball said in urging a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit by fantasy contestants. Five men sued MLB, MLB Advanced Media, the Houston Astros and the Boston Red Sox in federal court in Manhattan, claiming fraud, violation of...
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In this Jan. 19, 2020, photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes holds the Lamar Hunt Trophy as he celebrates winning a NFL, AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans in Kansas City, Mo. The most compelling dramas in the NFL this season unfolded on the field, not off of it. And any thought that the league was in jeopardy of losing its spot as America's favorite sport has been set on the back burner. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
January 27, 2020 - 11:28 am
The most compelling drama in the NFL this season unfolded on the field, not off it. And any thought that the league was in jeopardy of losing its spot as America's favorite sport has been set on the back burner, which is mostly where the domestic abuse cases, national anthem controversies and even...
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January 25, 2020 - 3:51 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Sports gambling giant DraftKings won't give a former "Bachelor” contestant the $1 million prize for winning an online fantasy football contest after she and her husband were accused of cheating. Jade Roper-Tolbert, who appeared in “The Bachelor” and "Bachelor in Paradise" television...
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January 07, 2020 - 4:00 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Sports gambling giant DraftKings is reviewing a former "Bachelor” contestant's $1 million win in an online fantasy football contest after she and her husband are accused of cheating. Jade Roper-Tolbert, who appeared in “The Bachelor” and "Bachelor in Paradise" television series in...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston signals during the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
December 18, 2019 - 11:40 am
All of the mock drafts, bold middle round picks and brilliant waiver wire selections — along with a little luck — have brought fantasy teams to Week 16. Championship week has arrived, concluding another regular season that results in a year of bragging rights for the last teams standing. There is...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, Chess World Champion Magnus Carlsen, left, from Norway during a game against Russia's Nikolai Vlassov during the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in St. Petersburg, Russia. Carlsen is a No. 1 player in chess and is moving to the top of the standings in Fantasy Premier League soccer, according to his Twitter page Monday Dec. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, FILE)
December 16, 2019 - 9:16 am
Magnus Carlsen is a No. 1 player in both reality and fantasy. The world chess champion from Norway is showing he has a flair for another game by moving to the top of the standings in Fantasy Premier League, an online soccer competition played by more than 7 million people. The 29-year-old Carlsen...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (13) catches a pass under pressure from Seattle Seahawks free safety Tedric Thompson (33) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
October 24, 2019 - 4:47 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — In some parallel football universe, Odell Beckham Jr. owns several diamond-encrusted Super Bowl rings to match fashionably with those dazzling watches he wears. Once a Giant. Currently a Brown. OBJ longed to be a Patriot. Talk about fantasy football. "That was always a dream of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 23, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph runs into the end zone untouched for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions in Detroit. Rudolph has had a pretty stable career with just the Vikings, but he was involved in at least one significant trade. In his father's fantasy football keeper league.(AP Photo/Jose Juarez, File)
September 13, 2019 - 12:43 pm
Kyle Rudolph is now in his ninth season with the Minnesota Vikings, the team that drafted him in 2011. He's had a stable career with just that franchise, but he was involved in at least one significant trade. In his father's fantasy football keeper league. "My dad actually did not draft me when I...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2017, file photo, fans cheer as the Oakland Raiders announce their fourth round draft pick during an NFL football draft event in Las Vegas. The NFL was so petrified of being associated with gambling or sports betting that up until recently players were forbidden to go into casinos, and anything associated with Las Vegas was suspect. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
September 13, 2019 - 12:18 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — When Roxy Roxborough set the lines for the big Las Vegas sports books in the '80s and '90s, he was also working behind the scenes to help the head of the NFL's security team keep a close eye on point spreads that moved suddenly for suspicious reasons. He remembers a few, like when...
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New York Jets' Le'Veon Bell, right, talks with quarterback Sam Darnold during practice at the NFL football team's training camp in Florham Park, N.J., Thursday, July 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 01, 2019 - 5:22 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Le'Veon Bell firmly believes he made the right decision, refusing to second-guess missing a season while in a contract dispute with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The New York Jets star running back is sorry about only one thing: for letting down the fantasy football owners who...
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