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Pro sports leagues, NCAA again file petition to stop sports gambling in New Jersey

(AP Photo/Mel Evans) In a move designed to circumvent the federal law that prohibits state-sanctioned sports gambling in all but four states, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a directive earlier this month that would allow fans to wager on …

Risk Factors: Toronto Maple Leafs edition

From the same bunch of pessimists who brought you “Why your team won’t win the Stanley Cup,” PHT presents a new series called “Risk Factors,” i.e. three reasons to be worried about each NHL team in 2014-15. Toronto Maple Leafs …

2014-15 Tampa Bay Lightning Preview

Local/State ‘Banjostand’ – made of banjos – is centerpiece of this year’s World of Bluegrass Article source: http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/09/30/4195722/2014-15-tampa-bay-lightning-preview.html

Pro sports leagues sue Chris Christie over New Jersey sports betting

UGC FROM ARTICLE: !!! Article source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/govbeat/wp/2014/09/30/pro-sports-leagues-sue-chris-christie-over-new-jersey-sports-betting/

NHL Betting: Metropolitan Division Preview

NHL Betting Preview: The Pittsburgh Penguins ran away with the Metropolitan Division in 2013-14 as their 51 wins and 109 points was enough for a 13-point cushion ahead of the New York Rangers at the top. The Penguins stumbled against …

NHL Betting: Central Division Preview

NHL Betting Preview: The Colorado Avalanche shocked the hockey world when they won 52 games and posted the best record in the Central Division in 2013-14. What do they have in store for an encore? The St. Louis Blues and …

NHL Betting: Pacific Division Preview

NHL Betting Preview: The Anaheim Ducks returned to the top of the Western Conference standings a year ago with 54 wins and 116 points, which was enough to hold position in the Pacific Division ahead of the San Jose Sharks …

Rumors: Bruins Trade Options, Wild and Panthers

In my opinion, we can put the Boychuk trade rumors to rest now. The Bruins are fine, thank you, and will not trade away an experienced playoff defenceman like Boychuk – not in a year where they see themselves making …

Rumors II: Johansen, Dillon, Babcock, Ryan, Pastrnak, Leafs ….

“I don’t think it’s going to be my final year here,” Babcock said this morning. “If it is, it is. But I’ve tried to live my whole life in the present, and so what happened yesterday doesn’t matter. What we’re …

NHL rumors: Red Wings expected to present offer to Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock and the Red Wings will meet on a new contract before season starts. (USATSI) Mike Babcock and the Detroit Red Wings have always seemed made for each other. The innovative coach with an old-school approach has been a …