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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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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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U.S. upends Canada in hockey worlds opener

With Connor McDavid forced to watch a shootout from the bench, Canada opened the 2018 world hockey championship by coming up short against the archrival Americans. Cam Atkinson scored the shootout winner as Team USA beat Canada 5-4 in the opening game of the 2018 IIHF World Championship. 1:20 Cam Atkinson scored the shootout winner to give the United States ...

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Jung Ho Kang granted U.S. visa, will rejoin Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Jung Ho Kang has been granted a work visa to enter the United States and will return to the team, according to Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic. In 2017, Kang was charged with his third DUI in South Korea leading to his ban from the U.S. and was placed on the restricted list as result. More ...

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Canada's R.J. Barrett leads World team over U.S. at Nike Hoop Summit

Canadian R.J. Barrett had a game-high 20 points to lead the World Select Team to an 89-76 win over the United States on Friday night at the Nike Hoop Summit, a showcase for the top high school basketball players in the world. Barrett also had nine rebounds and six assists through 29:53. Ba… CBC | NBA News

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LeBron to co-produce documentary on U.S. civil rights movement

[unable to retrieve full-text content] LeBron James is taking his talents behind the camera. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward is the executive producer of an upcoming History Channel documentary detailing the civil rights movement in the United States titled "Rise Up: The Mo… NBA | theScore

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