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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
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How Afraid Should the NFL be of Chris Borland?
NFL sensation Chris Borland was known as a fearless player, but after just one season he retired because he was afraid of head injuries. Now, Borland is known as the most dangerous man in football, a powerful voice in the NFL's concussion crisis.
December 21, 2015
Meet the Real Dr. Bennet Omalu
If Will Smith's character in the upcoming movie "Concussion" seems familiar, it might be because you've already met the real Dr. Bennet Omalu in FRONTLINE's "League of Denial."
December 15, 2015
Dueling Court Opinions Leave Fantasy Sites With Little Clarity in N.Y.
Hours after being barred from the state, FanDuel and DraftKings won a temporary reprieve.
December 12, 2015
Concussion Watch
How many NFL players are suffering concussions every season? How are teams handling their injuries? "Concussion Watch" tries to answer these questions by tracking every officially reported head injury in the NFL.
December 11, 2015
Concussion Watch
The hidden story of the NFL and brain injuries.
November 19, 2015
Attorney General Orders FanDuel, DraftKings, Out of New York
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a cease-and-desist order to the nation’s two largest daily fantasy sports companies, saying that the betting that takes place on their sites breaks New York's online gambling laws.
November 10, 2015
17 Indicted in Bust of $32 Million Online Gambling Ring
The online gambling ring allegedly used an offshore website to help book $32 million in illegal sports wagers placed by more than 2,000 bettors in the United States.
October 28, 2015
Is Illegal Online Gambling Staying Completely Offshore?
Nearly 10 years after Congress passed a law to curb online gambling, a new investigation finds offshore sites are not only still thriving, but in some cases routing crucial parts of their operations through equipment based in the U.S.
October 25, 2015
How Fantasy Sports Got Around Online Gambling Laws
Fantasy sports has made some players very rich, but critics say the booming business is no different than other forms of online gambling that Congress set out to ban nearly a decade ago.
October 15, 2015
New: 87 Deceased NFL Players Test Positive for Brain Disease
Nearly four in five football players examined by one of the nation's leading brain banks tested positive for the disease now at the center of the debate over concussions in football.
September 18, 2015
Study of Former NFL Players Shows Risks for Brain from Youth Football
A new study is the first of its kind to show an association between early exposure to repetitive head impacts and structural brain changes later in life.
August 12, 2015