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Jeff Demps focused fully on football
TAMPA, Fla. -- For Jeff Demps, the race might not be over just yet. But it’s definitely on pause at the moment. The running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is focused solely on football for a change. Demps has put his career as a track and field ...
New Jersey sports betting lawsuit: the saga continues
Fort Lauderdale attorney Daniel L. Wallach has been following the New Jersey sports betting legal saga for quite some time, and he has a post up this week that seeks to clarify when the state is likely to hear from the U.S. Supreme Court on its appeal.
Northwestern University football players to vote on union amid debate over labor rights
Northwestern University football players are scheduled to vote Friday on whether to join a union, part of a labor battle that is drawing intense scrutiny from colleges with major athletic programs, national union leaders and higher education lobbyists in ...
NFL Draft 2014: Strong Prospects Who Will Be 1st-Round Steals
With the number of spectacular prospects and depth headlining the 2014 NFL draft, there are several big names likely to fall further in the order than they otherwise might in a different year. That will inevitably create several situations during May 8's ...
NFL considering expanded playoffs
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday that owners would discuss expanded playoffs at the league meeting in Atlanta on May 20.
The Best Bet on Sports Baseball Handicapping Site Announces 67% Winners with Over 150 Baseball Picks Profiting Clients
LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading website for baseball handicapping picks , is proud to announce the latest statistics on the baseball success of its membership. ...
Northwestern Is Doing Everything It Can to Stop Its Football Team from Unionizing
Northwestern football players are set to vote on Friday to decide whether the team will take the unprecedented step of forming a union for college athletes. Friday's vote comes about a month after the National Labor Relations Board's important ruling that scholarship players on the Northwestern football are considered "employees," and thus have the opportunity to form a union. The NCAA opposes ...
Safe-standing could make permanent return to Football League
• All 72 Football League clubs asked for opinion on the issue • No similar plans for Premier League, despite support Standing on the terraces could return permanently to all divisions in the Football League after a consultation document was sent all 72 clubs, asking for their opinions on the issue. Currently, standing is allowed in League One and Two but Championship grounds must be all-seater ...
NFL plans to look at bigger playoffs, longer PATs
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NFL will discuss expanded playoffs at the owners' meetings next month in Atlanta. Commissioner Roger Goodell told a gathering of Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday that a vote is uncertain on the proposal to add two teams to ...
Football - Europe split by financial iron curtain, says Champagne
European football is more divided today than it was during the Cold War because of the unequal distribution of wealth among its clubs, FIFA presidential
Sports betting options available post-March Madness
As March Madness wraps up, sports books are looking ahead. Several sports are in full swing that offer betting options for gamblers.
Punters place nearly $1 billion at TAB
A six-year high in domestic sports betting at the TAB and an increase in active accounts offset falling customer numbers as punters spent nearly $1 billion in the six months to February.