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U.S. Supreme Court Lifts Federal Ban On Sports Gambling

On Monday (May 14), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal ban on sports gambling is unconstitutional in its New Jersey case. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This 25-year-old federal law prohibited sports betting on college and professional sports outside of Nevada. The case known as Murphy v. NCAA was ruled 7-2 …

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Baller Alert’s Year In Review: Best Sports Moments Of 2017

Although 2016 was the year of the sports comebacks with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ legendary comeback to defeat the Golden State Warriors after being down 3-1 in the NBA finals and Tom Brady’s incredible return to the field after “deflate-gate,” 2017 had its share of incredible moments, as well. From comebacks …

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Seth DeValve Becomes First White Player To Take A Knee

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Last season Colin Kaepernick garnered attention for taking a knee during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and racism. While many argued his form of protest was against military or unpatriotic, it simply was not. Kaepernick was joined by several other players throughout the season. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This …

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