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States Seek to Legalize Sports Betting – Face Lawsuits

States Seek to Legalize Sports Betting – Face Lawsuits

Sports and Society Administrator March 30, 2013 0

Joe Drape | New York Times March 27, 2013 Several states with struggling economies are seeking to join Nevada in legalizing sports betting. In particular, New Jersey recently passed a referendum legalizing betting on

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Ed O’Bannon Takes on the NCAA

Ed O’Bannon Takes on the NCAA

Sports and Society Administrator February 2, 2013 0

Robert Wheel | SBNation.com January 31, 2013 Former UCLA Bruins basketball player, Ed O’Bannon, just received the green light from a judge whose ruling will allow his class action lawsuit against the NCAA to

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The NCAA abused its power in levying fines against Penn State

The NCAA abused its power in levying fines against Penn State

Sports and Society Administrator February 1, 2013 0

NYU Law Professor Richard Epstein argues that NCAA president Dr. Mark A. Emmert overzealously overstepped his authority in levying a $60 million fine on Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky

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Pennsylvania senate to keep Penn State NCAA fines in-state

Pennsylvania senate to keep Penn State NCAA fines in-state

Sports and Society Administrator January 31, 2013 0

The Pennsylvania Senate is on the verge of passing a bill that would ensure that the $60 million fine imposed on Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal

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Missouri passes tax incentives for amateur sports

Missouri passes tax incentives for amateur sports

Sports and Society Administrator January 31, 2013 0

The Missouri state legislature is passing a tax credit bill to lure big amateur sporting events back into the state for the influx of revenue that they bring. This is analogous to the trend

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Recent Scandals Demonstrate the Need for College Athletes to be Paid

Recent Scandals Demonstrate the Need for College Athletes to be Paid

Sports and Society Administrator January 24, 2013 0

Dan Wetzel | Yahoo News January 23, 2013 Recent investigations regarding inappropriate donations to the University of Miami football team serve to demonstrate the hypocrisy of college athletes not getting paid. While the NCAA

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Te’o Denies Participation in Girlfriend Hoax

Te’o Denies Participation in Girlfriend Hoax

Sports and Society Administrator January 19, 2013 1

Steve Eder | New York Times January 19, 2013 Notre Dame star Manti Te’o sat down for an interview with ESPN and maintained that he was not a part of an elaborate girlfriend hoax.

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