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Sports Fantasy league explosion spawns big-dollar industry Fantasy league explosion spawns big-dollar industry
When lawmakers carved out an exemption for fantasy sports in a 2006 law targeting online poker, no one predicted that it would spawn an online gambling operation that may someday rival the millions wagered daily in Las Vegas sports books.
Sports Marino back with Dolphins as special advisor Marino back with Dolphins as special advisor
Marino was announced Sunday as a newly hired special adviser to Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, a move that has been expected for some time. Miami NBC affiliate WTVJ first reported that Marino would return to the team.
Sports Player dies after hit by rock at Algerian game
A player died of a head injury after being hit by a rock apparently thrown by his own fans at a top-flight league game in Algeria and a police investigation will be opened into his death, the Confederation of African Football and the player's club said Sunday.
Sports US Open 2014: Serena chasing major title No. 18 US Open 2014: Serena chasing major title No. 18
Up until a couple of years ago, she practically plugged her ears at any mention of records or firsts. Now she says it out loud: Coming into the U.S. Open, her next goal is matching two tennis greats for the second-most major titles in the Open era with 18.
Sports Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron
The Minnesota Timberwolves, Cleveland Cavaliers and Philadelphia 76ers completed a delayed blockbuster trade Saturday that's been talked about for months and on hold for 30 days. Love, arguably the game's best power forward, is headed from Minnesota to Cleveland, where he will join James and instantly make the Cavs NBA title favorites.
Sports Police: Steelers' Bell, Blount admitted buying pot Police: Steelers' Bell, Blount admitted buying pot
Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount told police they "pitched in" to buy a bag of marijuana with a female friend shortly before they were pulled over — and Bell acknowledged smoking some, though he told the officer who pulled them over he felt OK to drive, police said in court papers.