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December 04, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Sports Writer Eds: Updates. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Patrick Corbin to the All-Star starting staff the Washington Nationals have assembled. A person familiar with the deal said the left-handed Corbin has agreed to a six-year contract with the Nationals, pending...
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September 25, 2018 - 2:01 pm
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Nike caused an uproar earlier this month with its ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick that debuted just as the football season was about to begin. But the shoe maker's stock is up and sales have been steady. The furor seems to...
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June 23, 2018 - 12:02 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - VCU Basketball standout Justin Tillman was not selected in the NBA draft Thursday night; but, he will get a chance to play pro-basketball this summer. The Miami Heat want to see what kind of fire and energy Tillman can bring to the hard court. Tillman is known for his flair...
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June 12, 2018 - 1:51 pm
By STEPHEN WHYNO , AP Hockey Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicklas Backstrom dreamed about the road less traveled. Driving down Constitution Avenue on his way to each home game since his NHL debut in 2007, he imagined the street lined with overjoyed Washington Capitals fans. "It always popped up in my...
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June 11, 2018 - 4:06 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to begin taking sports bets. Murphy signed the measure Monday, making New Jersey the second state after Delaware to allow sports betting since a Supreme Court decision cleared the way for...
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June 08, 2018 - 12:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he has given himself no timetable to act on a bill to legalize sports betting. The state Legislature passed the bill Thursday and sent it to the Democratic governor. At an appearance Friday, Murphy said, "We're not sitting on it," but declined...
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June 05, 2018 - 11:32 am
By RANDALL CHASE and BEN NUCKOLS DOVER, Del. (AP) — The market for legal sports gambling in the United States widened significantly on Tuesday with the expansion of single-game sports bets in Delaware, putting legal wagering within driving distance of three major East Coast cities less than a month...
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WWE Raw
March 19, 2018 - 10:00 am
MONDAY NIGHT RAW returns to RVA! Braun Strowman, Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins & Finn Balor vs Jinder Mahal, Sami Zayn & Kevin Owens! See your favorite WWE Superstars including: Rhonda Rousey RAW General Manager Kurt Angle Women’s Champion Nia Jax Sasha Banks *Card is subject to...
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May 23, 2018 - 2:16 pm
By WAYNE PARRY , Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A top New Jersey lawmaker is urging all 50 states to reject so-called "integrity fee" payments to professional sports leagues in any sports betting legislation they enact. Democratic state Senate President Steve Sweeney said Wednesday it...
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May 17, 2018 - 2:56 pm
WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - The anticipation of legal sports gambling throughout the United States has prompted a flurry of deals among gambling and technology firms who want a foothold in a market worth billions. Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and...
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