Quote of the Day

"It’s hard to reconcile the disdain for gambling with the love of cash that comes from gambling enterprises, and I think that line is going to get more and more blurred moving forward."
-- NBC's Mike Florio, on the NFL's relationship with gambling amid reports the Cardinals will talk to Gila River Gaming about their stadium naming rights. ("PFT," NBCSN, 5/11)
Thursday May 11, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 171 Print This Issue

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