Between the Pro Day and the NFL draft in late April, Ravens rookie Gus Edwards sought out Ken Munson, who owns Parisi Speed School in Staten Island, N.Y., to craft a training regimen to improve his speed and conditioning.
A year after Comptroller Peter Franchot proposed the first-ever series of rules to ensure daily fantasy sports are operated fairly in Maryland, nearly a dozen firms have registered with the state — each trying to carve out a market with its own approach to wagering.
Eddie Rybolt spent much of his adult life on the street, in halfway houses and in prison, but now clean and out of prison he turned a 25 cent bet on daily fantasy sports into $300,000, defying the odds, and becoming the face of the underdog for the DraftKings website.
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith has hit his boiling point when it comes to negative comments directed at him and other NFL players from fantasy football owners via social media. Following the Ravens' 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions on Monday night where he was limited to four receptions for 69 yards after being targeted a dozen times, Smith wrote a series of critical comments about a segment of fantasy football players on his official Twitter account.