a football competition with imaginary teams which the participants own, manage, and coach and with the games based on statistics generated by actual players or teams of a professional sport
Dungeons and Dragons comes to mind, as does fantasy football.
fantasy football is another fan-driven industry that is completely reliant on the proper functioning of the league.
High off success with their fantasy football league, the group was craving even more competition.
In another series, drafting a fantasy football team by the side of a fallen comrade could be sentimental, even borderline maudlin.
Like gambling, fantasy football is reliant on the smooth functioning of the NFL season.