Daily fantasy sports companies have said their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.  ESPN and DraftKings ended an exclusive advertising deal, and FanDuel confirmed it was laying off 55 workers in its Orlando, Fla., office. (Stephan Savoia/2015 AP)

Daily fantasy sports companies living a nightmare

BOSTON — Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite…


Assemblyman Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, a member of the Assembly Governmental Organization committee, drinks from a San Francisco 49ers mug while listening to testimony about online fantasy sports gaming at the Capitol in Sacramento. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

California Senate backs rules for fantasy sports betting

SACRAMENTO — California's state Assembly approved minimal regulations Wednesday for the fast-growing…


The daily fantasy sports industry is eyeing a breakout season as NFL games begin. And its two dominant companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, are touting lucrative opening week prizes to try to draw more customers as more competitors pop up. (Stephan Savoia/AP)

Sports must reject fantasy sleaze

As you read my commentaries, you’ll quickly realize that I loathe companies…