The NFL season opener is just days away and you know what that means – millions of
American workers will spend company time managing their fantasy football teams.
An estimated 21.3 million workers are hooked on fantasy sports and they spend up to nine hours a week managing their make-believe teams, according to the outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., which spends a lot of time studying these kind of issues.
It’s about time somebody took a hard look at this time waster. All that lost work time is bad for the economy. Or is it?