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The Government Wants to Access Your Data... Wanna Bet?

Lori Duff | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics
Lori Duff

In the State of New York, after shutting down operations by FanDuel and Sports Kings, the General Assembly is changing things. In mid-June, legislation overwhelmingly passed the NY version of the House that would allow fantasy sports with cash entry fees.

10 Books on the Greatest Olympic Moments of All Time

Zola Books | Posted 04.15.2014 | Books
Zola Books

Today, though, as we wait out NBC's tape delay, we're counting down the 10 most powerful Olympic moments of all time.

Picking 'Top Shelf' Sports Books

Joe Posnanski | Posted 12.26.2012 | Sports

And here's one thing I did: I reserved a top shelf for really excellent sports books. I figure this shelf -- like my Golden 100 idea -- can be a livin...

Take Me Out to the Bookstore: A Pair of New Baseball Books Touch All the Bases

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.17.2012 | Sports
Tony Sachs

I mean, how can true fans find time to read a whole book about the game, let alone two? But The Juju Rules by Hart Seely and The Baseball Maniac's Almanac are too good to wait for November to check out.

The Top 25 Baseball Books for Your Desert Island

Jeff Polman | Posted 05.06.2012 | Books
Jeff Polman

I thought this spring would be a fine time to take stock of my home archive and pluck out the top 25 baseball volumes I would like to have in a steamer trunk if my cruise ship to the Caribbean World Series ever runs into a hurricane and dumps me on a very remote, satellite dish-free atoll.

Thanksgiving Books

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Thanksgiving Thursday marks the annual event featuring family gathering, lots of eating and way too much football. While it may seem counter-intuitive...

Venus Williams On Success And Leadership

USA Today | Nicole Auerbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Venus Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam tennis champion, is now an author. Williams' new book Come to Win (written with former USA TODAY reporter Kell...

If You Have Been To A Sports Event, You Have Probably Seen This Guy...

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

Fans of sports in the 1970's will remember Rock'n Rollin Stewart--he of the multicolored wig and the John 3:16 sign who ended up on camera at every sp...

WATCH: Bill Simmons Tells Stephen Colbert Why Baseball Is For People Over 50

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bill Simmons was on The Colbert Report last night talking about his new book, The Book of Basketball. He talked to Stephen about why he thinks Wilt Ch...

Sports Gambling's Latest Technology: The eDeck Arrives In Las Vegas

New York Times | MATT VILLANO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LAS VEGAS -- For decades, sports bettors in this city have queued up at sports book windows and handed over cash in exchange for paper tickets formali...

Las Vegas Sports Books lose some juice

LA Times | Lance Pugmire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

However, on Oct. 25, Week 7 of the NFL season, the corporate types running the mighty Las Vegas sports books found themselves trapped in the unpleasan...