While celebrities may hate them, due to their every public faux pas being sent around the world within minutes of them falling out of a taxi or playing grabby hands with some floozy in a bar, one of the great advantages of smart phones being such an omnipresent part of modern society is that any bet or statement or brag can be verified, or disproved, almost instantaneously. Isn’t it one of the greatest feelings in life to call the braggart on his outrageous and self-aggrandising claim in front of a crowd?
Fantasy sports offers us that very opportunity. To some degree, you can almost show up the guys whose job it is to coach your favourite team, or teams.
Fantasy sports, especially baseball, (American) football and basketball is big business in the US especially, cementing friendships and destroying marriages all over the land of the free, and home of the brave.