Sports Briefs: Rovell on NCAA Fantasy Games, UConn’s Donald Thomas, Former NFL Executive Launches blog

As a follow-up to the Connecticut Sports Law article regarding the use of players’ names in college fantasy football games, see Darren Rovell’s recent post on his Sports Biz blog.  Rovell, CNBC’s sports business guru, writes that he has played fantasy football for 4 years using players’ names (although not through a major provider such as CBS).  He also […]

CBS Sports Will Use Player Names in College Fantasy Football; NCAA Offers Mild Protest, Contradictions

The fantasy phenomenon has created an entirely new stream of commerce for professional sports leagues and franchises.  That stream is now poised to spill over to collegiate sports.  CBSSports.com has announced that it will become the first provider of fantasy college football to use the names and statistics of actual players, rather than the generic […]