January 28, 2007

Impending doom for fantasy sports

While longtime readers should know I am deeply involved in fantasy college football, there are new risks emerging from the licensing arms of all the professional sports leagues which could deeply impact your enjoyment of fantasy sports.

Fantasy Sports Magazine: January 2007. Greg Ambrosius has penned a number of articles on this subject for the industry, appropriate as he is one of the most visible in the formation of the fantasy sports industry.

Below are a set of links I grabbed after Googling for the Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) legal fight to protect the statistics and likenesses of its league's players. It started long ago but has sprung up this week after MLBAM filed an appeal to keep their fight alive.

Baseball Prospectus: February 2005
CNN Money: August 2006
Chronicle Herald: January 2007

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