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Ban The United States From The Olympics

At a press briefing last week with International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams, there was stern talk about a country of cheaters so shot through with a gold-at-all-costs mentality that they countenanced the systematic exploitation of Olympic athletes. And when they weren’t talking about the United States, they talked some about Russia.

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17-Year-Old Snowboarder Wins United States’ First Gold Medal In Pyeongchang

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea, Feb 11 (Reuters) – Redmond Gerard won the United States’ first gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Sunday by taking victory in the men’s snowboarding slopestyle final. Canadian Max Parrot took the silver with his final run and compatriot Mark McMorris the bronze. (Editing by Peter Rutherford) Let’s block ads! (Why?) … Sports

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NBA requests set of laws that would help legalize sports gambling in United States

The NBA is acknowledging an elephant that has been in the room for a very long time, and one that many sports leagues try to ignore: Gambling and sports go together. There is currently a case in New Jersey related to the legality of sports gambling, which could change how it’s handled nationwide. <a href="http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/22198782/nba-outlines-plan-professional-sports-leagues-pushing-national-legalized-wagering" target="_bla… CBSSports.com NBA Headlines

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