• In this Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015. file photo, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) throws against the Minnesota Vikings during the first half of an NFL football game in Minneapolis. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is looking forward to the return of predecessor Brett Favre on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 at Lambeau Field. Favre’s name and retired number will be unveiled on the north facade of the stadium at halftime of Green Bay’s game against the Chicago Bears.  (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, File)

    Gambling to feature at New York daily fantasy sports hearing

    NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is expected to hear different interpretations of how the country’s two biggest daily fantasy sports companies operate at a hearing Wednesday on whether the businesses should be allowed to continue operating in New York.

  • Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) talks to Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler (17) after an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, in Chicago. The Broncos won 17-15. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    FANTASY PLAYS: Javorius Allen may help owners down stretch

    Meet Baltimore rookie tailback Javorius Allen, a fourth-round draft pick out of Southern California who just might become a vital addition to that playoff push for fantasy owners everywhere.

  • RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT NAME FROM RON WOOD TO ROD WOOD - Detroit Lions President Rod Wood addresses the media, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in Allen Park, Mich. Wood, 55, will oversee the Lions business operations. Earlier this month, owner Martha Ford fired team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew after the team's 1-7 start. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Lions’ new president stresses ties to Ford family

    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Rod Wood described himself as a lifelong Lions fan who has Matthew Stafford on his fantasy team.

  • Republican Sen. Pam Roach testifies before the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee in Olympia, Wash., on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. Roach has proposed a bill that would legalize season-long fantasy sports leagues, which are currently illegal under the state's gambling laws. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)

    Senate committee discusses fantasy sports

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The variety of laws related to fantasy sports games in Washington state and across the country were discussed before a Senate committee in Washington state Friday, where lawmakers also discussed a bill that proposes legalizing casual, season-long fantasy leagues.

  • NY court documents show big business of daily fantasy sports

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Documents filed at the court examining the legality of daily fantasy sports in New York show a rapidly growing national business built on billions in entry fees.