NCAA distancing itself from fantasy games

In this Sept. 9 photo, an employee in the software development department of DraftKings, a daily fantasy sports company, walks past screens displaying the company's online system stats in Boston. AP Photo

INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA is pulling the plug on daily fantasy sports games.

College sports’ largest governing body has notified executives from DraftKings and FanDuel it would cancel future meetings and ban advertising from the two popular websites during NCAA championship events such as the men’s basketball tournament.

The NCAA believes the fantasy games meet the definition of gambling.

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