Foul Game: Fired For Playing Fantasy Football

Talk about a bad call! There's a job opening at a major investment firm in Texas because the last guy was sacked - for playing fantasy football at work.

According to a report in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a "relationship manager" at a Fidelity Investments regional office was recently let go from the company because he organized a fantasy football league at work. Read the full story >>

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Ed Orum


Ed is a journalist who has worked for some of the largest mediaorganizations in the U.S.His career has taken him to places big andsmall across the nation. With experience at various employers, Ed'scareer has run the gamut - he's been hired, been the one doing thehiring, quit and, most recently, laid off for the first time.Thankfully, Ed has never been fired, although many years ago he oncecame close while working part-time at a pizza place - turns out it wasa misunderstanding.

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The River Rat

Playing fantasy football on the job? He got exactly what he deserved, his walking papers.

January 12 2010 at 11:46 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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