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Bill to repeal federal sports betting ban unveiled


After a yearlong review of federal gambling laws and the legal and illegal markets, Pallone said he found that illegal gambling is prevalent in the US and believes the laws need to be updated to maintain relevance and keep up with modern gambling. Read More »

Zabaleta to leave Man City at end of season

It was a tale of two penalties in a controversy-laden clash which saw Gabriel Jesus convert his spot-kick, but Riyad Mahrez had his penalty chalked off after he had inadvertently hit the ball twice. City, who surprisingly left top scorer Sergio Aguero on the bench, were not clinical enough in front of goal and Leicester became increasingly risky in the second half. Read More »

No West Ham approach for Yaya, claims agent

The midfielder was nearly certain to leave the Manchester club after he was frozen out of the first-team squad by Guardiola in the beginning of the campaign. The most high-profile of those players is midfielder Yaya Toure, who looked certain to leave after being dropped from the first-team squad earlier this season because of a fall-out with the manager. Read More »

Irving's 42 points power Cavs past Celtics


With Cleveland in jeopardy of dropping its second game in a row after James followed an 11-point Game 3 by picking up four first-half fouls, Irving put on a breathtaking one-man show in the third quarter. Avery Bradley eventually hit the game-winning 3-pointer in the closing seconds of the game. Jae Crowder finished with 18 points while Al Horford chipped in with 16 to go with a game-high seven assists. Read More »

Kyle Busch wins All-Star Race on wild restart, takes home $1million


NASCAR also implemented an elimination component based on average finishes across the first three stages, which cut the field to 10 drivers for the final 10-lap dash. Things were worse for Matt Kenseth entering the second stage when his evening ended because of an oil leak. "Certainly this year he's really been in position a bunch, the top five at the end of the races, not been able to win one". Read More »

Odell Beckham still a no-show at Giants practice


The reason for Beckham skipping the first few days of OTAs is not known. Beckham is under no obligation to attend if he doesn't want to, and he clearly doesn't want to. Beckham signed a new deal with Nike on Tuesday reportedly worth $29 million over five years. Jones added that Beckham has been working out in Los Angeles and is in "tremendous shape". Read More »

Bill Laimbeer chimes in on Jordan vs. LeBron debate

The only other past superstars who've played in a higher percentage of their teams' total games are Karl Malone and John Stockton. "I'll take Lebron James , absolutely", Laimbeer said to host Etan Thomas on "The Rematch" podcast earlier this month (listen below). Read More »

Sharapova won't request Wimbledon wild card

The 30-year-old has only recently returned from a 15-month doping ban and was denied a spot at her first available Grand Slam when the French Tennis Federation decided against offering her a wildcard for either the main draw or qualifying at the French Open . Read More »

#WalkersWave stunt BACKFIRES, leaves Gary Lineker 'posing' with Jimmy Savile, Josef Fritzl


Walkers crisps tried to a create fun, interactive social media campaign Thursday to giveaway Champions League tickets, but what they got instead was a who's who of the UK's most infamous sex offenders and serial killers. A Walkers Crisps marketing stunt spectacularly backfired when it inadvertently tweeted pictures of murderers and paedophiles including Fred West, Harold Shipman and Jimmy Saville. Read More »

Hoffman goal helps Sens force Game 7 against Penguins


While Senators goalie Craig Anderson was the hero of night with 44 saves, sharing the lead role was Hoffman. After bouncing off a check from Senators forward Zack Smith behind the goal line to the right of the net, Malkin muscled his way in front for a shot that Anderson stopped with his right pad. Read More »

We were not a skilled side, says Fleming


Among the many fans and cricket experts who thought Mumbai Indians hadn't put up enough of a score to defend, was - no, you don't say! - rock god and a founding member of the legendary The Rolling Stones , Mick Jagger. Last season, he took 23 wickets in 17 matches to become the leading wicket-taker. After that Manoj Tiwary joined Smith who sailed through till 20th over until both of them got out in succession. Read More »

Father of alleged Manchester bomber arrested


On Tuesday morning, May 23, ISIS claimed responsibility for the horrific act, but did not identify the bomber. Authorities now are working to track down Salman Abedi's associates. "If that's something that we did, I think that's a real problem", he said. "This is not us", the elder Abedi told the AP by telephone. "We aren't the ones who blow up ourselves among innocents". Read More »

The moment Red Devils were crowned Europa League champions


Both sides and the crowd in the Friends Arena observed a one-minute silence for the victims of the Manchester bomb attack on Monday night. We want peace in the world and respect. Goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan ensured victory on an emotional night for United. "We've done it, and we're proud", said Pogba. "It's a dark time and we knew we had to win to give something back to Manchester", Lingard told MUTV . Read More »

Tyronn Lue Takes Shot at Warriors When Comparing Them to Celtics


We can not go to Boston 2-2 and then it becomes nearly an even series". Did Tyronn Lue throw some shade at the Warriors? It is not a stretch to say that the Warriors have three of the best scorers in the National Basketball Association with Stephen Curry , Klay Thompson , and Kevin Durant . Read More »

LaVar Ball's Big Baller Brand Selling 'Stay in Yo Lane' Shirts


As only Ball could do, he chose to try and make money off the situation by selling "Stay In Yo Lane" T-shirts on Big Baller Brand's website. One week ago LaVar Ball was being criticized [again] for telling Kristine Leahy of Fox Sports 1 to "stay in her lane" during an interview with Colin Cowherd. Read More »

John Terry 'could not care less' about criticism over staged Chelsea farewell

Apparently, if you've been around 22 years, you are above reproach for stopping a competitive Premier League fixture for three minutes to get a personal send off, having organised with the other team to stop the game for you. "And that is the reason I chose to leave the club as I did not want to stand in the way of all the young players", The Mirror quoted Terry as saying. Read More »

Cloud Computing Wins the Preakness

Cloud Computing , a name that would have been fictional In the recent past, is owned by Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence , a partnership of two finance dudes who love to name their horses after wonky terms in their industry. He'd won his first four by a combined 23 1/4 lengths. Classic Empire , who was fourth in the Derby after a bumpy start over the sloppy Churchill Downs track, looked primed to make amends when he pulled away midway around the final turn. Read More »

LeBron James 'focused on the present' after very bad game three

With James in foul trouble , Irving was forced to do more than ever and he delivered, scoring 19 in less than five minutes and 33 in a 19-minute stretch. Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Boston Celtics . The Warriors maintained a 14-point cushion at half-time to lead 65-51 and opened the second half with a 25-foot three-pointer from Klay Thompson to make it 68-51. Read More »

Delayed Inglewood stadium for Rams, Chargers, could effect possible Southland Super Bowl


Instead, it chose to move the game to Tampa, runner-up to Los Angeles in the bidding. Asked whether he celebrated the new guidelines approved at Tuesday's spring meetings, Goodell just laughed. It's not unheard of - the NFL granted a waiver to MetLife Stadium to host an open-air Super Bowl in a cold-weather city three years ago - but it certainly complicates matters for the league and the LA Super Bowl host committee. Read More »

Why I'm a fan of the Indianapolis Colts


We're collecting all of the stories here and featuring the best ones across our network as well . Oh, by the way, that first season I became apart of "we", was the lockout shortened year, when we came, what, three points shy of missing the postseason? We wouldn't stay in Edmonton though, there would be stops in Vancouver, where I would actually go to my first National Hockey League game, and then back to Calgary *spits* before we returned to Edmonton in the early 1990's. Read More »

Lue: Cavs' Irving feeling 'good' after Game 4 ankle injury


The Celtics couldn't, either. The Boston Celtics dropped the first two games of the series and lost their leader in Isaiah Thomas , so you couldn't blame them if they gave up after falling behind by 21 points in the third quarter of Game 3 , but they rallied to pull off a 111-108 comeback victory. Read More »

Hamilton recovers from poor start to win Spanish Grand Prix

Mercedes and Ferrari are split with two wins apiece to kick off the year and there have been 10 winners in the last 10 years in Spain. I was good when I got out of the vehicle but jumping into. The race turned static during a period of virtual safety vehicle, with cars forced to lap at controlled speeds while a Stoffel Vandoorne's crashed McLaren was cleared away. Read More »

National Hockey League playoffs: Predators strike first in Western finals against Ducks

Pittsburgh Penguins' Phil Kessel , center, celebrates with teammates Evgeni Malkin (71) and Chris Kunitz (14) after scoring against the Ottawa Senators during the third period of Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final in the NH. Now Fleury is the main reason the Penguins are three wins from a return trip to the Cup finals. The last team whose top four scorers had more goals and points than everybody else combined on a Stanley Cup-winning team was. Read More »

David Price Struggles In Second Rehab Start With Triple-A Pawtucket


Price retired each of the final four batters that he faced. Price is in the second year of a seven-year, $217 million deal he signed with the Red Sox prior to the 2016 season. Brian Bogusevic homered and singled with a pair of runs and a couple of RBIs for Pawtucket. David Price will make his season debut Monday in Chicago. Read More »