ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — 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 is “extortion” for the leagues to demand money in return for hosting honest games after
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Fans head into the Wanda Metropolitano ahead of the Europa League semifinal between Ateti and Arsenal. Arsenal fans have described Spanish police as “violent uniformed thugs” in a letter sent to the country’s UK ambassador, UEFA and supporters’ groups in England and Europe. The letter is from the chair of Arsenal Independent Supporters’ Association (AISA)
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The jerseys fans wear will have the Nike swoosh, but they will no longer be made by Nike. NFL owners unanimously approved a deal Wednesday that will give Fanatics the right to produce all adult jerseys for consumers. Nike will still design and produce the authentic jerseys made on the field to allow the company
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FRESNO, Calif. — The highlights of the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Game 4 win over the Boston Celtics awakened Jerwin Ancajas’ hoops fandom on Monday night. After a few rounds of punching the mitts with trainer Joven Jimenez, Ancajas picked up a black and purple Kevin Durant basketball and showed off his dribbling skills, between his legs
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ESPN and the UFC have agreed to a five-year deal that will bring the mixed-martial arts league’s entire rights package to ESPN in 2019, according to ESPN and multiple reports. This new agreement follows a deal announced earlier this month between ESPN and UFC. The entire package will cost $1.5 billion over five years. Variety
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