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U.S. Supreme Court decision paves way for sports gambling in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware
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The U.S. Supreme Court paved the way for New Jersey to permit sports gambling on Monday by striking down a federal law that significantly restricted where and how sports bets could be placed. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act prevented states from permitting sports gambling, although exceptions had been made to allow gambling in […]

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How Are You Getting Your Sports Watching Fix? – The New York Times
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The narration begins customarily, with the play-by-play announcer enthusiastically welcoming his audience live to a competition unfolding on the screen. But this is no ordinary competition. “It’s the final of the two lonely blokes in a park contest,’’ the announcer, Nick Heath, begins, setting the scene of two men idly kicking a ball in a […]

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Next Stop Belmont | New York Sports Nation
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Fans anxious to see shovels in the ground can rejoice. The Isles just took a giant step toward Belmont. On Thursday, August 8, the New York Islanders passed another hurdle facing the team’s future home in Belmont. The Empire State Development (ESD) board unanimously approved the project, which includes a 19,000-seat arena, 350,000 square feet […]

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Artemi Panarin is a New York Ranger | New York Sports Nation
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Free Agency has begun in the NHL and the waves of trades and signings have flooded in. With the New York Rangers being in the middle of a rebuild, the team was seen as front runners for signing a big name. After signing notable prospects and making good picks in this year’s draft, the Rangers […]

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A Fair Assessment Of The Knicks Offseason | New York Sports Nation
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It’s been a busy summer around the NBA and a very busy one for the Knicks as well. I had to take some time to let things settle down before evaluating how I believe the Knicks summer actually went. While the Knicks missed out on their top target, it wasn’t necessarily bad. It might have […]

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Katie Holmes sports messy bun and ripped jeans as she picks up coffee in New York City | Daily Mail Online
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Over-sized, black sunglasses are becoming a signature staple in Katie Holmes’ city wardrobe.  The 41-year-old actress, who has been recently hiding behind her shades, looked fantastic as she stepped out in New York City to run errands and grab coffee. The fresh-faced beauty layered a blue and grey, horizontally-striped sweater under a structured grey coat with […]

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Larry David deserves his own New York Sports radio show after spitting out these fire takes on “The Michael Kay Show” – Golf Digest
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For those who don’t follow the New York sports radio scene (why would you if you don’t live here?), I’ll give you the short version of what’s gone on at WFAN, the flagship station fa New Yawk Spawts, over the last month. Mike Francesa has taken on a reduced role, giving way for Joe Beningo […]

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New York casinos await sports betting for a revenue boost
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Resorts World Catskill Casino holds their grand opening. John Meore/lohud The casino floor at Resorts World Catskill Casino in Monticello on Thursday, February 8, 2018.(Photo: John Meore/The Journal News) CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE ALBANY – New York’s four upstate casinos were hoping for a big summer, but ended up with modest improvement in their revenue, state records show. Now […]

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Opinion | Play Ball? Sports Amid the Coronavirus – The New York Times
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Sean Roman StrockyjNew Hyde Park, N.Y. To the Editor: Major League Baseball is operating at cross-purposes. On the one hand, officials are worried about the ever-increasing length of games (games lasted an average of 3 hours 10 minutes in 2019, the longest ever). On the other hand, they have extended the use of the designated […]

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Constantine Maroulis Talks Hip New Jersey Stays Home (Video) • Double G Sports
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Two New York Giants are joining a number of actors and musicians this weekend to help lend a hand in the battle against COVID-19. Giants quarterback Daniel Jones and wide receiver Golden Tate will appear on Hip New Jersey Stays Home on Sunday — a collaboration by Hip New Jersey and News 12+ — to […]

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