NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION NEWS LEBRON, ADAM SILVER, RAPTORS, BARKLEY

Las Vegas-based MGM Resorts International has entered a sports gaming sponsorship agreement with the NBA, potentially setting a standard for cooperation between sports leagues and casino operators. The move makes the NBA the first professional sports league to have official ties with a legal sports betting house. Meanwhile, sports leagues have been demanding casino operators pay them … Read moreNATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION NEWS LEBRON, ADAM SILVER, RAPTORS, BARKLEY

ESPORTS TAKING THE SPORTS MARKETPLACE BY STORM

Ladies and gentlemen, start your virtual engines! Ready to take the next step in your racing career? McLaren is offering up the chance to join its esports team through the McLaren Shadow Project, a competition meant to give racers from all over the chance to compete against one another. While esports haven’t made it to the … Read moreESPORTS TAKING THE SPORTS MARKETPLACE BY STORM

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES-BRADY-GIANTS-JETS

For the second straight year, Tom Brady has been voted as the top player in the NFL. Although it’s not the same as winning MVP, Brady seemed pretty excited this week after being named the No. 1 player on the NFL’s top-100 list. Brady shared his reaction on Instagram after being given the top spot. “I am honored, grateful and appreciative of such … Read moreNATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE NEWS & NOTES-BRADY-GIANTS-JETS

DELAWARE FIRST STATE ROLLING OUT LEGALIZE BETTING

On Tuesday, Delaware became the first state to take advantage of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision and legalize full-scale sports betting — with the governor first in line to lay down money on a single game. Gov. John Carney put $10 on the Phillies game that night — and it paid off. The Phillies … Read moreDELAWARE FIRST STATE ROLLING OUT LEGALIZE BETTING