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Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna not expected to appear in court

A lawyer for Roberto Osuna says the Toronto Blue Jays closer will not be in court today for his first appearance to face an assault charge. Domenic Basile says he will appear on Osuna’s behalf. The 23-year-old pitcher was charged with one count of assault by Toronto police early last month. He was placed on administrative leave by Major League ...

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Ohio’s top court to hear arguments on promotions tax dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Ohio Supreme Court plans to hear arguments in a dispute over promotions including bobbleheads and other items offered by the Cincinnati Reds to ticket buyers. At issue is whether the Reds are exempt from paying tax on the purchase of the promotional items. Attorneys for the Reds argue they don’t have to pay tax because they ...

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Court drops charges against Cardinals' Christian Kirk

Christian Kirk has escaped legal punishment as court records obtained by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com show that the Scottsdale City Court has dropped the charges of disorderly conduct and property damage against the Arizona Cardinals</a… NFL | theScore

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Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna accused of assaulting a woman, court documents show

Court documents obtained by CBC Toronto provide more details about Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna’s assault charge. The 23-year-old pitcher was arrested and charged with assault May 8 before being released.  Court records reveal Osuna is accused of assaulting a woman in early May in Toronto.  As part of the conditions of his release, Osuna is barred from possessing any weapons as defined ...

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Supreme Court makes sports betting a possibility nationwide

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports. The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. The 1992 law barred state-authorized sports gambling with some exceptions. It made Nevada ...

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U.S. Supreme Court votes to end ban on state-sanctioned sports betting

In a historic decision Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 7-2 in favor of overturning the federal ban on state-sanctioned sports betting, paving the way for legalized wagering across the country. The official decision contends, “Congress can regulate sports gambling directly, but if it elects not to do so, each State is free to act on its own.” The ...

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Twitter reacts to Supreme Court ruling on sports betting

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday to lift the federal ban on sports betting, causing a social media frenzy. Related: U.S. Supreme Court votes to end ban on state-sanctioned sports betting Here are some of the best reactions from across the Twitterverse: <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="… NFL | theScore

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U.S. Supreme Court votes to end ban on state-sanctioned sports betting

In a historic decision Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court voted 7-2 in favor of overturning the federal ban on state-sanctioned sports betting, paving the way for legalized wagering across the country. The official decision contends, “Congress can regulate sports gambling directly, but if it elects not to do so, each State is free to act on its own.” That ...

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