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.
Dungeons and Dragons comes to mind, as does fantasy football.
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.
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
early 14c., "illusory appearance," from Old French fantaisie (14c.) "vision, imagination," from Latin phantasia, from Greek phantasia "appearance, image, perception, imagination," from phantazesthai "picture to oneself," from phantos "visible," from phainesthai "appear," in late Greek "to imagine, have visions," related to phaos, phos "light," phainein "to show, to bring to light" (see phantasm). Sense of "whimsical notion, illusion" is pre-1400, followed by that of "imagination," which is first attested 1530s. Sense of "day-dream based on desires" is from 1926.
fantasy fan·ta·sy (fān'tə-sē, -zē)
Imagery that is more or less coherent, as in dreams and daydreams, yet unrestricted by reality. Also called phantasia.