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NFL Star Richard Sherman Says Daily Fantasy Sports Dehumanize Players

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Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman believes daily fantasy sports (DFS) are dehumanizing how fans view players. Following Seattle’s 46-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday Night Football, the NFL star was asked about how injuries to teammates Chris Carson and Rees Odhiambo impact the Seahawks moving forward. While the reporter wanted insight on how…Read More

Floyd Mayweather Boxing Club Volunteer Arrested for Murder of Sometimes Las Vegas Roomate

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A man with ties to Floyd Mayweather’s Boxing Club in Las Vegas stands accused of murdering a fellow volunteer at the facility, police said. Abdul Musawwir Mohammed, also known as Carlton Burnett, has been charged in the shooting death of Randall “Baldy” Smith that allegedly took place the weekend of the champion’s bout with Conor…Read More

Nevada Sportsbooks See Approximately $65 Million Bet on Mayweather-McGregor Fight

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While the August 26th fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor didn’t live up to the hype, outside the ring Nevada sportsbooks were definitely not disappointed. The Nevada Gaming Control Board estimated that $65 million was bet on the bout, shattering the previous record of $50 million in the Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao event in May 2015….Read More

MLB Playoffs Set, Las Vegas Likes Indians and Dodgers for World Series

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The 2017 MLB Playoffs appear to have all the elements needed to create a wildly entertaining postseason. Three teams won 100 games during the regular season, rivals Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are both playing October baseball for the first time since 2009. The Cleveland Indians are trying to win their first championship…Read More

OJ Simpson Out on Parole, Staying in Nevada at Undisclosed Las Vegas Location For Now

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OJ Simpson is a free man once more, albeit not without caveats, after he was released from a Nevada prison just after midnight Sunday morning. The controversial former sports hero was serving nine years of a 33-year sentence for kidnapping and armed robbery, but was approved for parole in July. The one-time NFL and movie…Read More

Uruguay Bans Online Gambling, Approves ISP Blocking

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Uruguay just sunk its teeth into online gambling as viciously as Luis Suarez might attach his gleaming dentition to the soft shoulder-flesh of an Italian defender. New gambling laws, enacted as part of a budget package this week, officially banned all forms of commercial online gambling outright, while giving authorities the power to “adopt preventative…Read More

Cleveland Indians Get Behind Legalized DFS in Ohio

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Ohio’s fantasy sports bill has the backing of its major sports teams. This week, Cleveland Indians chairman and CEO Paul Dolan wrote to the Ohio Senate Finance Committee, which is examining the bill, in support of legal and regulated DFS. His letter joins others submitted to the committee last week by executives from the Columbus…Read More

Las Vegas Site for Meetings in College Basketball Bribery, Corruption Scandal

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Las Vegas has been the backdrop for nefarious activities in the past and it acted as a host for three meetings with college basketball coaches accused of bribery and corruption in the biggest scandal to hit the sport since point shaving scandal six decades ago. The assistants are among 10 people associated with the sport…Read More

Tiger Woods Admits His Playing Career Might Be Done, Oddsmakers Still Offering Bets

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Tiger Woods has finally admitted what many golf fans have been saying for years: he’s finished. Or, at least he might be. Woods, 41, is outside Manhattan this week in Jersey City at Liberty National Golf Club where he’s serving as an assistant captain to the US Team at the Presidents Cup. Prior to play…Read More

Colleges Dealing with Federal Bribery Investigation; Louisville’s Rick Pitino Removed

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The other shoes are dropping all over the country as college basketball programs are dealing with the fallout over the FBI investigation into alleged illegal relationships with Adidas representatives and sports agents. On Wednesday legendary Louisville Coach Rick Pitino was put on unpaid administrative leave by university president Greg Postel. The 65-year-old coach said in…Read More

Poll: Americans Want to Legalize Sports Betting, as Gaming Industry Calls for PASPA Repeal

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Sports betting has been banned in America in all but four states since 1992, but a new poll shows that the majority of US adults support amending that prohibition. A study conducted by the University of Massachusetts Lowell in conjunction with The Washington Post found that 55 percent of Americans support the legalizing of betting…Read More

Dwyane Wade to Join LeBron in Cleveland, Oddsmakers Shorten Title Odds

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Dwyane Wade is reportedly ready to join his longtime pal LeBron James in Cleveland in hopes of winning his fourth NBA title. In response, sportsbooks are shortening odds on the Cavaliers winning their second championship in three years. Online sportsbook Bovada now has the Cavs at +450 to win the Larry O’Brien Trophy. Less than…Read More

Key Information Left Out of OJ Simpson Parole Hearing Spurs Gloria Allred to Push for Change to Nevada Law

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Celebrity attorney Gloria Allred is seeing red over OJ Simpson’s imminent release from a Nevada prison, and she’s put in motion legislation to see to it that the state’s laws change going forward as a result. OJ Simpson could be released from Nevada’s Lovelock Correctional Center as early as this Sunday, October 1, but had…Read More

Four NCAA Basketball Coaches Arrested in Bribe and Kickback Scandal

Tony Bland, arrested USC basketball assistant coach

The FBI arrested four assistant college basketball coaches on fraud and corruption charges Monday, exposing what Acting US Attorney Joon Kim of the Southern District of New York called “dark underbelly of college basketball.” Former NBA star Chuck Person of Auburn, Oklahoma State’s Lamont Evans, Arizona’s Emanuel “Book” Richardson, and USC’s Tony Bland were caught…Read More

Pennsylvania Launches Investigation into Suspicious Lottery Wins

Clarance Jones, America’s most prolific lottery winner

Pennsylvania’s Office of the Auditor General has launched an investigation into implausibly frequent lottery wins, following a PennLive article which found some that state lottery players were simply winning too much. PennLive discovered that, between 2000 and 2016, over 200 Pennsylvanians had each claimed 50 or more lottery prizes of over $600, a tally that…Read More