The National College Athletics Association has made no secret of the fact that it’s no buddy of daily dream sports in days gone by, but the suspension of five University of Richmond’s baseball players for engaging in the contests was 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.’
Included in this are two associated with the team’s top players: Keenan Bartlett, rated among the top 100 juniors in the country; and Kurtis Brown, a first-team all-A-10 choice last period.
All five have been suspended since ahead of the team’s season-opener on 17, and remain so, until the NCAA gets around to addressing their status february.
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 involved in ‘fantasy soccer,’ by which it’s assumed they mean DFS.
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