The National College Athletics Association has made no secret of the fact that it’s no buddy of daily dream sports in the last, but the suspension of five University of Richmond’s baseball players for engaging in the contests is met with incredulity this week.
University of Richmond baseball star Keenan Bartlett, ranked in the top 100 juniors in the usa, is one of five players suspended by the NCAA for playing ‘fantasy football.’
One of them are two of the team’s top players: Keenan Bartlett, rated among the top 100 juniors in the united states; and Kurtis Brown, a first-team all-A-10 choice last period.
All five have been suspended since prior to the team’s season-opener on February 17, and remain so, until the NCAA gets around to addressing their status.
Richmond had announced simply that the players were out due to ‘NCAA secondary violations’ but two sources that are separate the Richmond Times-Dispatch this week the five players had been included in ‘fantasy football,’ through which it’s assumed they mean DFS.
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This is certainly ironic that Virginia became the state that is first legalize and regulate DFS, in March last year, and almost every one of the bills to regulate the contest, passed in eight states over past year, stipulate that playing on college or amateur activities is strictly forbidden.
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