Friday, April 19, 2019
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States Seem Not To Be In A Hurry To Legalize Sports...

The pace has slowed to a crawl.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJSTngKW8xg   One of the biggest sports gambling events of the year, the Men’s College Basketball Tournament is done and...
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Minor League Baseball Players Should Be Grateful For A Spring Training...

You are just seasonal workers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09zQlkjVj8Y   Players are heading down to Florida and Arizona for Spring Training. But Major League Baseball management has been working over...

Jim Crow, Boycotts, DC Deals Part Of Super Bowl History

Jim Crow and the Super Bowl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p9KwbPQS0ME   The Super Bowl is an American celebration, a slice of Americana, where a football game becomes the focal point...

State Lawmakers Across The Country Are Tackling Sports Issues

Odds are good something will happen.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tcEaPrvE9Lc&t=1s   State lawmakers around the country are back to work and for a number of them, sports gambling is a...

MLB-Cuban Player Deal May Be Hung Up By Politics

A better path to the major leagues, maybe. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aub8vlzK1QA&t=5s   A limited number of Cuban baseball players got an early Christmas gift from Major League Baseball and...

The USOC Needs To Be Replaced As Soon As Possible

The United States Olympic Committee, which seemingly is infected with some sort of Olympics related corruption, is going ahead and beginning the mechanism that would put forth Salt Lake City as its choice to bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics.

The Push Is On To Sweep USA Gymnastics Problems Under The...

The 2020 Olympics is near. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P2iyLs_R078   Will the lame duck session of Congress decide to look into the failure of USA Gymnastics in protecting the group’s...

USA Gymnastics Needs A Strong Leader Not A Politician

USA Gymnastics has a credibility problem. The group never bothered to address the allegations that a team doctor, Larry Nassar, was sexually abusing some of the group’s athletes.

NBA Wants A Federal Not State By State Sports Gambling Policy

The National Basketball Association’s regular season is near and it appears the 30 owners are reasonably happy with the economics of the league and even if they are not, there is little they can do because the collective bargaining agreement with the players has at least another five years before they or the players can pull the plug on the pact.

Free Agency Season Is Here In The NHL And NBA

It is frenzy day in the National Hockey League as free agents, who are just free in the fact they have completed contract obligations to a former employer but they won’t work for free, can sign with a new boss if they so choose or return to the old boss.
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