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Aaron Hernandez Found To Have Had "Severe" Case of CTE
An attorney for Aaron Hernandez, who committed suicide in April while serving a life sentence for murder, said the former New England Patriots star had one of "the most severe" cases of the brain disease CTE they had ever seen in someone his age.
September 21, 2017
DraftKings and FanDuel Put Betting On Hold In New York
DraftKings and FanDuel will stop accepting bets in New York, but an agreement announced on Monday may not mean the end of daily fantasy sports in the state.
March 21, 2016
NFL Acknowledges a Link Between Football, CTE
For the first time ever, the league has conceded that a link exists between football and the degenerative brain disease known as CTE.
March 15, 2016
A First-of-Its-Kind Fantasy Sports Law is Signed in Virginia
Virginia has become the first state in the nation to adopt a law to regulate daily fantasy sports.
March 8, 2016
Matt King: Daily Fantasy Sports Are "Entertainment," Not Gambling
Unlike gambling, which is made up of games of chance, daily fantasy sports "is truly a game of skill," says the CFO of FanDuel.
February 9, 2016
Eric Schneiderman: Why Daily Fantasy Sports is Gambling
Eric Schneiderman wants daily fantasy sports out of New York. The legal fight between his office and the industry could set the stage for showdowns in the rest of the nation.
February 9, 2016
Sports Leagues and Daily Fantasy: What's at Stake?
The success of daily fantasy sports has brought increased scrutiny. What might that mean for the industry's lucrative business ties with teams and leagues?
February 9, 2016
Addicted to a Fantasy?
For some sports fans, the explosion of the daily fantasy sports industry has meant big bucks. For others -- problem gamblers, perhaps most of all -- it can be a losing bet.
February 9, 2016
Is It Gambling? How States View Daily Fantasy Sports
As daily fantasy sports have grown in popularity, so too have questions about whether the contests are even legal.
February 8, 2016
Success Leads to Scrutiny for Daily Fantasy Sports Sites
The fortunes of daily fantasy sports sites have shifted rapidly within a matter of months.
February 5, 2016
What the NFL's New Concussion Numbers Don't Answer
NFL figures show that concussion diagnoses jumped by almost a third this season, but we still don't always know who's getting injured or why.
February 1, 2016
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The Fantasy Sports Gamble
An investigation with The New York Times into fantasy sports and online sports betting.
February 9, 2016