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In Expected Move, Judge Rules Against N.J.'s Sports Gambling Bid

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U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shipp on Friday night ruled that the state of New Jersey "cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state’s struggling horse racing and casino industries." The decision "was the expected outcome, since the judg...

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06/20/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

EDWARD HUGHES has joined Maxfli Golf as VP/Marketing. (Maxfli)....DAVID STRUVE has been promoted to Special Markets Sales Manager at Dunlop Maxfli Sports Corp (Maxfli). ....Phillips & Goot, Greenville

Tags: CHL, People and Pop Culture

06/20/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

In Toronto, a source close to the Raptors'' MARCUS CAMBY told the SUN''s Daniels & Zicarelli that Camby intends to pay $151,000 to UMass, "but will ensure none of it will be earmarked for the UMass at

Tags: Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, Milwaukee Bucks, People and Pop Culture, Toronto Raptors

06/20/97
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Tags: Baltimore Orioles, People and Pop Culture

06/19/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Converse, NBA, NBC, News Corp./Fox, People and Pop Culture

06/19/97
HUIZENGA DISCUSSES REPUBLIC INDUSTRIES ON "MONEYLINE"

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

06/19/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Gale Force Holdings, People and Pop Culture

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Tags: NFL, San Francisco 49ers, People and Pop Culture

06/18/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Gale Force Holdings, NHRA, Nike, People and Pop Culture

06/18/97
NAMES IN THE NEWS

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Tags: Chicago Bulls, NBA, NBC, People and Pop Culture, Time Warner

06/17/97
EXECUTIVE TRANSACTIONS

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Tags: LPGA, People and Pop Culture, USOC

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