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us: Fantasy sports

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    • us: Fairy-tale sports
    • us: Fantasy sports games
    • us: Owner simulations (Fantasy sports)
    • us: Rotisserie sports
    • us: Roto sports
    • us: Sports fantasy games
    • us: Sports games, Fantasy
  • Broader Terms

    • us: Fantasy games
    • us: Sports
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Crane, A.M. Educational simulations and student learning, 2006: leaf 68 ("Fantasy sports is a system designed to allow a group of people to simulate the actions of a sports team manager. The participants in the game are generally referred to as a manager, and will be referred to such to maintain consistency with the vernacular of the simulation. However, the actual role of the fantasy sports manager breaches out beyond the role of a professional sports manager on some levels, and falls short in others.")
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 30, 2006 (Fantasy sport. A fantasy sport (also known as rotisserie, roto, or fairy-tale sport; or owner simulation) is a game where fantasy owners build a team that competes against other fantasy owners based on the statistics generated by individual players or teams of a professional sport. Probably the most common variant converts statistical performance into points that are compiled and totaled according to a roster selected by a manager that makes up a fantasy team ... In fantasy sports there is the ability to trade, cut, and resign players, like a real sports owner; popular sports: Fantasy baseball, Fantasy cricket, Fantasy American football, Fantasy football/soccer, Fantasy basketball, Fantasy golf, Fantasy hockey, Fantasy Auto Racing, Fantasy Sports stock simulations, Fantasy professional wrestling, Fantasy E-Sports, Fantasy Congress)
    • found: Fantasy sports Web site, via Yahoo! Sports site, viewed Dec. 4, 2006 .
    • found: Google search, Dec. 4, 2006 (fantasy sports; fantasy sports games; fantasy sports leagues; fantasy games; sports fantasy games; sports fantasy leagues)
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    • 2006-12-04: new
    • 2007-01-26: revised
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