SPORTS BETTING

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT VOTED 6-3 AUTHORIZING LEGAL SPORTS BETTING IN EACH STATE

The Supreme Court struck down a federal law that prohibits sports gambling Monday in a landmark decision that gives states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a 1992 law that barred state-authorized sports gambling with some exceptions. It made Nevada […]

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NBA NEWS-TORONTO RAPTORS FIRE CASEY AFTER SEVEN SEASON

Dwane Casey has paid the price for the Toronto Raptors’ second-round playoff exit. The most successful coach in Raptors history was fired Friday after Toronto was eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers for the third consecutive season. By THE CANADIAN PRESS The Raptors finished the season with the most wins in franchise history. Apparently, that wasn’t enough to save Dwane […]

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NBA PLAYOFFS & MORE

LeBron James ripped the Toronto Raptors’ hearts out in Game 3. On Monday night, he and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers finished the job, putting the East’s No. 1 seed out of its misery and reminding anyone who’d ever dared to doubt — and in this rag-tag Cavs season, that was an awful lot of us — […]

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THINGS HEATING UP IN THE NBA PLAYOFFS-CELTICS HANGING AROUND-SPURS MAY LOSE LEONARD

Some NBA fans may have been surprised to see No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz benched in the first game of the Philadelphia 76ers‘ playoff series against the Boston Celtics. By Ian Begley, ESPN Staff Writer In a disappointing and potentially franchise-altering first-round series loss, Russell Westbrook used up 38 percent of Oklahoma City possessions with a shot, drawn foul or turnover — […]

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NBA DRAFT-FBI INVESTIGATION-COLLEGE BASKETBALL NEWS

In a development that hints at further expansion of the investigation into the underbelly of college basketball, federal paperwork released on Friday afternoon shows that a prominent grassroots team director in Massachusetts has cooperated with federal officials in the ongoing case. T.J. Gassnola, who ran the Adidas-sponsored New England Playaz and served as a consultant […]

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NBA PLAYOFFS GOLDEN STATE PREPARES FOR TITLE RUN-KANSAS JAYHAWKS CLAIM VICTIM

Kansas is claiming victimhood after the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York alleged in an indictment Tuesday that the mother of one prized recruit and guardian of another received tens of thousands of dollars from the shoe company Adidas via an AAU intermediary to secure their commitments to play for the Jayhawks. […]