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Proponents bet on legalization of sports wagering within state
By KENNY WALTER Staff Writer OCEANPORT — Despite a federal ban on sports betting, stakeholders expect Monmouth Park to host legalized sports betting by the start of the NFL season. Their optimism is due to the progress of a state bill, S2250/A3476, which passed the Senate in a 38-1 vote on June 26 after clearing the Assembly in a 63-2 vote. read more
UK: Labour’s proposed betting levy would go to problem gambling
LONDON, England -- The Labour Party is proposing a betting levy on all sports betting, The Guardian reported. The levy would be reinvested in local sports and directed towards tackling problem gambling, the report said.
Mothers learn football safety at Miami Dolphins Heads Up Clinic
The importance of youth safety in football has become prevalent nationally and also in South Florida. The Miami Dolphins hosted a Heads Up Football Mom's Clinic on Friday, July 18 at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University in ...
Brennan: What Ravens' Ray Rice, NFL should do now
Out of the hundreds of NFL interviews that will take place over the next two days as training camps chug along and the year's first preseason game approaches, two particular media availabilities stand out. One is in Owings Mills, Md., the other in Canton ...
Match fixers won big on Vic games
A sports betting monitoring agency found international match fixers made big profits on thrown Victorian Premier League games.
NFL Embarrassingly Fumbles Ray Rice Suspension And Subsequent Explanations
Adolpho Birch, the NFL's Senior Vice President of Labor Policy and Government Affairs, spoke on ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning on Monday to discuss the 2-game suspension of Ray Rice in the aftermath of Rice's physical altercation with his then-fiance now-wife. Though I have seen Mr. Birch speak in [...]
NFL claims message sent in Rice ban
Uproar over the NFL's punishment for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is unfounded, NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch said Monday. Rice was suspended two games for his offseason arrest and plea deal in a domestic violence incident involving his then-fiancee and now wife, Jenay Palmer. Rice was seen on surveliance video at a casino in Atlantic City dragging an ...
Argentina's football president dies
Julio Grondona, president of the Argentine Football Association, dies in Buenos Aires at the age of 82.
Amick: Lesniak's latest effort to get around sports betting ban in N.J. likely a gamble
One thing about Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-Union): He doesn’t give up easily. Lesniak has long been New Jersey’s leading advocate of sports betting as a way to raise revenue and help the struggling Atlantic City casinos and Meadowlands racetracks. He’s ...
Bills' Bradham suspended 1 game by NFL
Nigel Bradham is trying to stay upbeat even after learning he'll be suspended for the first game of the regular season for a year-old drug offense. The NFL announced on Wednesday that the Buffalo Bills linebacker will miss the start of the season because of a one-game suspension. Bradham said the suspension comes from a ticket he received last August for marijuana possession in suburban Buffalo ...
Fantasy Football 2014: Why Brandin Cooks Should Be on Every Owner's Radar
If you aren't targeting Brandin Cooks in your 2014 fantasy football drafts, you're going to watch someone else get a major return on what could've been your investment. Cooks is going to be a top-25 wide receiver this year, and he's currently being drafted ...
Jerry Jones: Brent out of rehab, NFL question next
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says former defensive tackle Josh Brent is out of rehabilitation and could have his future with the NFL resolved before the team leaves training camp in California in two weeks. Jones said Wednesday from training camp that Brent was released from rehab this week. The 26-year-old Brent was convicted in January of intoxication manslaughter for the December 2012 ...