Fantasy sports

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, left, outruns Buffalo Bills' Darryl Johnson during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
October 22, 2020 - 1:29 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The regression was almost inevitable after Patrick Mahomes put up record-setting numbers during his first season as the Kansas City Chiefs' starting quarterback, highlighted by nearly 5,100 yards passing and 50 touchdown throws. At least, a regression in raw statistics. Much...
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Lights adorn Allegiant Stadium, new home of the Las Vegas Raiders football team, as it nears completion Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. The stadium will also serve as the home for the UNLV football team. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 04, 2020 - 10:25 am
DENVER (AP) — It wasn’t that long ago that the NFL nixed Tony Romo’s fantasy football convention at a Nevada casino because of the league’s strict policy against having anything to do with sports betting. Now, the NFL is betting big on the once taboo industry, loosening its gambling policies just...
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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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