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Trump Administration Supports Pro Sports Leagues In New Jersey Sports Betting Case

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 26 / 17

The Trump administration is "siding with professional sports leagues in their opposition to allowing New Jersey to offer sports betting," while New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is "calling the league 'hypocrites' for opposing betting" while having teams in Las Vegas, according to the AP. The solicitor...

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Florida Teams Brace For Hurricane Wilma

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NBA, WNBA Top Racial & Gender Report Card

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NBA Launches Cause-Related Marketing Effort

NBA Commissioner David Stern today at Street & Smith’s Sports Group’s inaugural Sports & Social Responsibility Executive Forum launches NBA Cares, the league’s “biggest cause-related marketing program

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Tagliabue Doubts Saints Can Play In Superdome

NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said that it is “unlikely the ... Saints will play in New Orleans this season” due to the impact of Hurricane Katrina, but “keeping games in Louisiana is a priority,” a

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NFL Seeking Temporary Home For Saints

In the wake of the damage caused to the Superdome by Hurricane Katrina, NFL VP/PR Greg Aiello said that San Antonio, Dallas, Houston, Baton Rouge and Tuscaloosa are “candidates to host the ... Saints’

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Nike Meets Social Responsibility Standards

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Most British Sporting Events To Continue

Most sports events in Great Britain, including the F1 British Grand Prix, “will proceed this weekend” despite Thursday’s terror attacks in London, according to Sarah Larimer of the AP. The Scottish Op

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Supreme Court Rejects Title IX Suit

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NFL Improves Marks On Diversity Report Card

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WNBA Makes Race & Gender Honor Roll

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