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Sports Betting Heading To Delaware Starting June 5

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The first domino of the legalization of sports betting has fallen. Delaware is entering the game of sports betting next week, making it the first state to do so following the Supreme Court ruling to end the ban on Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) last month. Gov. John Carney announced the state of Delaware would be open […]

LiAngelo Ball Interviewed By Several NBA Teams Ahead of the NBA Draft

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LiAngelo Ball didn’t get an invite to the NBA Draft Combine last week, but he was invited to the Pro Basketball Combine at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla., this week. On Wednesday (May 23), LiAngelo participated in three-on-three drills against fellow NBA Draft prospects. Representatives from 20 NBA teams were in attendance, as was LaVar Ball. […]

FOX Sports 1 Lands ‘WWE SmackDown Live’ In 2019

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With ESPN set to add UFC to its lineup, it only made sense that FOX Sports follow suit by adding WWE SmackDown Live  to its schedule. Vince McMahon and FOX Sports 1 struck a five-year deal north of $1 billion, which will give the network the rights to broadcast SmackDown Live beginning in October 2019. Last week, NBCUniversal declined […]

HBO Grabs the Cleveland Browns For Their Next Installment of ‘Hard Knocks’

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The NFL announced Thursday that the Cleveland Browns will be featured on the next season of HBO’s Hard Knocks. HBO reportedly selected the Browns out of a pool of six teams, that also included the San Francisco 49ers, Denver Broncos, Los Angeles Chargers, Baltimore Ravens and Washington Redskins. Cleveland is the 13th franchise to participate in Hard Knocks, which began in 2001 […]

All Gold Everything: Mitchell & Ness Release NBA Retro Gold Series Jerseys

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Mitchell & Ness is introducing themselves to a new generation of NBA fans with the release of its Gold Series collection. The full collection, which includes gold NBA jerseys and shorts, features nine franchise players including the Bulls’ Scottie Pippen, the Lakers’ O’Neal, the Knicks’ Patrick Ewing, the Pistons’ Grant Hill, the Jazz’s Karl Malone, the Sonics’ […]

Young Dolph Gives $20K To Two Duke University Student Baristas Who Lost Their Jobs For Playing His Music At Work

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Two baristas who were working at a Duke University’s Joe Van Gogh coffee shop were relieved from their job after playing the song “Get Paid” by Memphis rapper Young Dolph. According to The Chronicle, the Director of Student Affairs, Larry Moneta, was in the school’s barista and complained to the university about the song selection playing in the […]

Toronto Raptors Head Coach Dwane Casey Named NBA Coach Of The Year Even After Being Swept By The Cavaliers (Again)

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Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey will be named  2017-18 NBA Coach of the Year by the National Basketball Coaches Association, reports the New York Times. The decision isn’t without merit, either. This season, Casey led Toronto to a franchise record 59 wins and the Eastern Conference’s top seed. The Raptors were just swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference […]

Shaquille O’ Neal to Charles Barkley: “You Got Babied – That’s Why You Ain’t Win!”

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Things got way too real on Inside the NBA Tuesday night (May 8), as a conversation about DeMar DeRozan getting benched escalated into a shouting match between Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neal. Chuck and Shaq get heated in a back-and-forth on coach-player relationships…#InsideTheNBA pic.twitter.com/ElQxwBV5s7 — NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) May 9, 2018 The argument began when Barkley said the […]

UFC Lands a 150 Million Dollar TV Rights Deal With ESPN

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On Tuesday, ESPN announced it has contracted a streaming deal with mixed martial arts company UFC. The agreement provides ESPN with the rights to stream exclusively 15 UFC events on their ESPN+ platform. This is a collaborative first for both ESPN and UFC. According to Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand, ESPN has committed to paying $150 million a year […]