If you are someone who plays fantasy football that's great. I play fantasy football and I really enjoy it from week to week. If you play in a league that charges a fee, I'm not going to criticize you. But if you spend time at work playing fantasy football, how dare you! You should know better and if you don't, it could cost you your job.
I get that they charged to be a part of the league, but to fire four people over about $20? That seems a bit harsh. Maybe the higher ups that made the decision to fire these four were also in the league and are having terrible years. You never know and the truth may never come out.