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article BOOK: "The Great Gamble" gets rave reviews from heaps of Hawkeyes (3/31/2020)
(Iowa) -- David Bluder (husband of Iowa women's basketball coach Lisa Bluder) is getting some fantastic feedback on his new novel, "The Great Gamble."
article Patriots’ Super Bowl odds in Las Vegas soar without Tom Brady (3/17/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The Tom Brady era in New England ended Tuesday morning when the quarterback announced he was leaving the Patriots after 20 seasons with the team. Las...
article For sports gamblers, UFC is the last show in town (3/16/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- On Saturday night, with nearly the entire sportscape shut down except for a defiant UFC Fight Night event out in Brazil, the texts began rolling in....
article Casey Urlacher, brother of Bears great, pleads not guilty in gambling case (3/4/2020)
(Virginia) -- The brother of Chicago Bears legend Brian Urlacher pleaded not guilty Wednesday to federal charges alleging he acted as a recruiter and bagman for a sports...
article The new college student craze: Sports gambling (2/20/2020)
(USA) -- The days of only being able to bet on sports in a casino are officially coming to a close since online sports gambling is quickly gaining popularity. The...
article A record 26 million Americans will wager estimated $6.8B on Super Bowl LIV (2/1/2020)
(USA) -- Approximately 3 million more American adults say they will wager on this year’s Super Bowl than last year, according to data released by the American...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

COVID-19

article New dates for 2021 Tokyo Olympics confirmed (3/30/2020)
(Japan) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Government of Japan, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Organizing Committee of the Games agreed on new...
article “It was a matter of time”: North American Indigenous Games postponed for one year (3/25/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- Add another log to the fire, if you will, because there’s another Games which won’t be happening this year. But unlike the Arctic Winter...
article CDC's latest guidance could mean no sports for much longer (3/15/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- The already-delayed professional sports seasons in North America could be on hiatus for significantly longer than first planned after federal...
article Las Vegas economy braces for life minus March Madness (3/13/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament is a rite of passage in Las Vegas for many visitors, as thousands arrive from across the nation sporting the...
article Coronavirus: LeBron James, Stephen Curry, other NBA players react after league decides to suspend season (3/12/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Shockwaves were sent through the basketball world on Wednesday when the NBA announced that the 2019-20 season is being suspended due to the coronavirus...
article MLB Needs to Cancel Spring Training (3/12/2020)
(USA) -- In the last 48 hours, as the coronavirus has raced across the United States, the NBA has suspended its season, more than three dozen colleges and universities...
article NHL follows NBA, MLS and suspends the regular season (3/12/2020)
(USA) -- The Caps just can’t seem to find a rhythm. They’ll get off on the right foot only to be forced to return back to the drawing board. The Washington...
article Report: MLB to Suspend Operations Amid Outbreak (3/12/2020)
(USA) -- Major League Baseball will suspend all operations and likely delay the start of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to ESPN's Jeff...
article Six Possible Fallouts From the Suspended NBA Season (3/12/2020)
(USA) -- It was only a matter of time before the outbreak of the coronavirus disease triggered a very consequential impact on American sports. That impact occurred...
article 'Shocked and disappointed': Arctic Winter Games cancelled due to coronavirus concerns (3/7/2020)
(Canada) -- The Whitehorse 2020 Arctic Winter Games have been cancelled due to concerns about the novel coronavirus. "There was no scenario under which we felt it...
10 Total Articles on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article BLOG: With DGE Approval, New Jersey Joins Table Tennis Betting Craze (3/27/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Just days after New Jersey sports bettors, who were scanning the globe for competitions to wager on in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, lost out...
1 Article on this Issue

Billy Mills

article Olympic Gold-Medal Winner Billy Mills (Lakota) Comments on Postponement of 2020 Games (3/25/2020)
(California) -- With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic threatening lives worldwide, Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee President...
1 Article on this Issue

Europe Gaming

article Bulgaria shuts down Eurofootball over unpaid gambling taxes (3/25/2020)
(Bulgaria) -- Bulgaria’s gambling regulator has suspended the license of bookmaker Eurofootball after concluding that the operator had failed to pay its necessary...
article Italy's Serie A pushes gov't to drop gambling ad, sponsorship ban (3/19/2020)
(Italy) -- Italy’s top football league is asking the government to relax its gambling advertising rules to help the sport recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, while...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Detroit Gaming

article Barry Sanders to make first bet at MotorCity Casino’s FanDuel Sportsbook, meet with fans (3/12/2020)
(Michigan) -- You can begin placing in-person sports bets at MotorCity Casino’s new FanDuel Sportsbook beginning tomorrow and meet Detroit Lions Hall of Fame...
1 Article on this Issue

Tulalip Tribe

article UW Athlete becomes first Tulalip tribe member to earn a Division 1 basketball scholarship (3/10/2020)
(Washington) -- RaeQuan Battle is a 6'5" freshman guard for the University of Washington Men's Basketball team who always keeps his eyes on the prize. He...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Sports betting launches in Illinois with wager at Rivers Casino (3/9/2020)
(Illinois) -- All sports bets are on in Illinois. The Land of Lincoln became the 15th state to play host to a legal sports wager as Rivers Casino in Des Plaines opened...
1 Article on this Issue

First Nations

article 'I'm just lost right now': First Nation's hockey coach suspended for social media post she didn't write (3/6/2020)
(Manitoba) -- The coach of a First Nation's bantam hockey team is fighting to get back behind the bench after being suspended for a profanity-laden social media post...
article U of T hockey player passes the torch to another young woman from her First Nation (2/29/2020)
(Canada) -- As one university hockey player from Garden River First Nation graduates, another from the community will join the same team, continuing the legacy. Jana...
article 'We're not respected': College hockey player from N.W.T. speaks out about 'racial slur' (2/27/2020)
(North Canada) -- A young Indigenous athlete from Aklavik, N.W.T., is speaking out after racist language was hurled at her at a hockey game. Davina McLeod, who plays...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun taking precautions against coronavirus, preparing for AAC tournament (3/5/2020)
(Connecticut) -- Twelve women’s basketball teams will descend upon Mohegan Sun in Uncasville this weekend, traveling from as far as Houston to as close as Storrs. With...
1 Article on this Issue

William Hill

article William Hill Gives Sports Betting in NJ On NWSL Matches A Red Card For Now (3/4/2020)
(New Jersey) -- No New Jersey sports betting operator is better set up to offer National Women’s Soccer League betting than William Hill Sportsbook. William Hill...
1 Article on this Issue

Flutter Entertainment

article Flutter chief executive warns coronavirus could disrupt more sports fixtures (2/27/2020)
(Ireland) -- Coronavirus could claim more sports fixtures following the postponement of Ireland’s Six Nations Rugby clash with Italy, Peter Jackson, chief...
1 Article on this Issue

Chicago Casino

article Chickasaw heritage helps drive Orioles pitcher (2/26/2020)
(Florida) -- The grizzly bear ambling across Brandon Bailey’s left arm is drawn in ink, rooted in tradition and surrounded by more symbols on all sides. Above it,...
1 Article on this Issue

Mental Health

article Ken Camel combating suicide and substance abuse with his gloves (2/25/2020)
(Montana) -- Ken Camel and his brother Marvin grew up in Ronan on the Flathead Indian Reservation with dreams of one day becoming professional boxers. Both worked hard...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article The NFL warms up to betting (2/24/2020)
(USA) -- Starting this season, NFL teams in states with legal sports betting will be allowed to have in-stadium betting lounges and accept sponsorships from sportsbooks...
article Brother of Chicago Bears legend among 10 charged in illegal gambling scheme (2/21/2020)
(Costa Rica) -- Casey Urlacher, the brother of Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher, was among those charged this week in an illegal offshore gambling...
article XFL Players Who Kneel During the Anthem Will Face ‘Consequences’, Commissioner Says (2/7/2020)
(USA) -- Vince McMahon’s reborn pro football league launches this weekend, and while it’s unclear what the XFL’s football will look like, its...
article It looks like a D.C. United-Caesars partnership is just about wrapped up (2/7/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- D.C. United is finalizing a partnership with Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ: CZR) that would likely bring a sportsbook to Audi Field. With the...
article Rules changes among wrinkles in betting on XFL (2/6/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Sunset Station sportsbook director Chuck Esposito sees one big reason to expect the XFL to be a success: If it’s on TV and there’s a line on...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Mississippi Band of Choctaw

article Choctaw Indian Princess reign helps basketball player lead (2/23/2020)
(Mississippi) -- Four-time state champion, All-District MVP, MAIS Player of the Year and All-District Honoree are just a few of the many accolades that Southwest...
article SMCC's Tangle credits Choctaw Indian Princess reign helped her on basketball court (2/15/2020)
(Mississippi) -- Four-time state champion, All-District MVP, MAIS Player of the Year and All-District Honoree are just a few of the many accolades that Southwest...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Tohono O’odham

article Tohono O’odham nation celebrates success of Baboquivari b-ball (2/15/2020)
(Arizona) -- The Baboquivari girls basketball team is gunning for its 3rd trip to state championship game in last three years. The team's success is uniting members...
1 Article on this Issue

Winnebago Tribe

article From tribal college to VUU, Railey has growing power (2/14/2020)
(Virginia) -- It’s not where you come from, but how you play the game that counts. Tyriek Railey is making an impression at Virginia Union University despite...
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article Seminole Casino Coconut Creek wins season opener in World Polo League (2/11/2020)
(Florida) -- Seminole Casino Coconut Creek won its season opener in the World Polo League All-Star Challenge Sunday at Grand Champions Polo Club. In front of a packed...
1 Article on this Issue

Mascot Issue

article Schultz: As season nears, Braves face calls to end the... (2/10/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Lane Adams has unique bloodlines among professional athletes. The former Braves outfielder is part Irish and part Native American and is a member of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Why Daily Fantasy Players Are Suing MLB Over Sign Stealing (2/7/2020)
(New York) -- The electronic sign-stealing scandal in Major League Baseball is now the subject of multiple federal lawsuits. DraftKings contestant Kristopher Olson...
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Florida may keep college athletes from profiting off strip clubs, breweries and casinos (2/7/2020)
(Florida) -- Strip clubs, casinos, breweries and cigarette makers could be benched from a proposal that would let Florida college athletes market themselves off the...
1 Article on this Issue

Washington Gaming

article Sports gambling takes next step toward legalization in Washington state (2/6/2020)
(Washington) -- Some form of legalized sports betting in Washington state appears closer than ever after two legislative votes in recent days moved proposed companion...
1 Article on this Issue

MMIW

article Basketball Team Photo Brings Attention To Crimes Against Native American Women (2/2/2020)
(Colorado) -- In the team photo, each team member painted a black or red handprint over her mouth. There were no smiles.
article Sisters in red: Ignacio girls basketball brings uncomfortable conversation to gymnasium (1/31/2020)
(Colorado) -- Justa Whitt entered the gymnasium at Ignacio High School to take an extraordinary team photo back in November. What she saw sent chills down her spine.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Gondolas open at Hard Rock Stadium for Super Bowl LIV (2/1/2020)
(Florida) -- Last year, Dolphins CEO Tom Garfinkel announced that Hard Rock Stadium would be installing a gondola system to take fans from the lots closer to the stadium...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article MGM Japan to sponsor Osaka Evessa pro basketball team (1/31/2020)
(Japan) -- MGM Resorts Japan has announced that it is now an official platinum partner of Osaka Evessa, which plays in Japan’s professional basketball League....
1 Article on this Issue

Northern Cheyenne

article Paul VI links with Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation to put on basketball clinic (1/30/2020)
(Montana) -- The PVI boys basketball program is a national powerhouse on the court that believes in assisting the community off of it. For the last six years, head coach...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article 2020 North American Indigenous Games postponed in light of COVID-19 concerns (3/25/2020)
(North America) -- The 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) have been postponed until next year in light of concerns about COVID-19. The event was originally...
article 2020 North American Indigenous Games postponed in light of COVID-19 concerns (3/25/2020)
(Nova Scotia) -- The 2020 North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) have been postponed until next year in light of concerns about COVID-19. The event was originally...
article The Legend of Sixkiller: Sonny Made Good on His Brash Promise (3/23/2020)
(Washington) -- In the days leading up to the 1970 season opener, Washington coach Jim Owens cautioned reporters that his young quarterback Sonny Sixkiller might be a...
article How basketball offers urban Indigenous girls a place to belong (3/21/2020)
(British Columbia) -- When Nicole Cardinal looks at players on the U13 East Van Grizzlies Indigenous girls basketball team, she sees herself and her friends more than 30...
article This Day in Sports History: MLB Announces Investigation of Pete Rose (3/20/2020)
(USA) -- Pete Rose's MLB playing career ended in 1986, but his legacy in the sport began to change three years later. On this day in 1989, Major League Baseball...
article The Legend of Sonny Six: Where Did the Name Come From? (3/19/2020)
(Washington) -- He became a curiosity in 1970 before he even threw a pass, with everyone suddenly wanting to know more about this young Washington Huskies quarterback...
article The Legend of Sonny Six: Where Did the Name Come From? (3/17/2020)
(Washington) -- He became a curiosity in 1970 before he even threw a pass, with everyone suddenly wanting to know more about this young Washington Huskies quarterback...
article For Native American athletes, basketball is more than a game (3/14/2020)
(Montana) -- In his first game of the season, Rocky Boy High School basketball player Ben "Benji" Crebs was unstoppable. The 5-foot-11-inch sophomore shot the...
article Homer NYO hosts Native games invite (3/11/2020)
(Alaska) -- Now in its second year, Homer’s Native Youth Olympics invitational saw a jump in participants and interest this past weekend at Homer High School. The...
article Dwyane Wade Lost So Much Money Gambling That His Financial Adviser Thought He Had A Problem (3/10/2020)
(Florida) -- Retired NBA legend Dwyane Wade lost so much money gambling that his financial adviser thought he had a problem. In a video for Men’s Health, Wade...
article Wyoming Indian Chiefs and Lady Chiefs Repeat Historic Sweep At State Basketball Championship (3/9/2020)
(Wyoming) -- Wyoming Indian High School's girls and boys basketball teams received a warm welcome back to the Wind River Reservation after​ once again sweeping the...
article Legendary Canadian female athletes you should know (3/9/2020)
(Canada) -- This International Women's Day, let's celebrate some of Canada's female heroes of the past and not-so distant past. If you don't already know...
article Nnee Bich’o Nii enters parade for state champs (3/9/2020)
(Alaska) -- Michael Jordan once said, “Talent wins games. Teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” Teamwork and intelligence helped the Fort Thomas...
article In Six Nations game of 'snow snake,' bonds as strong as fathers and sons (3/7/2020)
(New York) -- Five hard steps, full throwing motion on the ice, then seek your balance. Cliff Brooks III was simply hoping for that old rhythm last month at a snow snake...
article Dawson CC guard Kitawna Little Light signs with American Indian College (3/6/2020)
(Montana) -- Dawson Community College's Kitawna Little Light will continue her college basketball career at Southwestern Assemblies of God University American Indian...
article CHC presents discussion on 'American Indians in Major League Baseball' (3/5/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- The Cherokee Heritage Center is hosting an exclusive discussion on the men featured in its current exhibit, “American Indians in Major League...
article NAC: Turning a passion for sports into a career (3/3/2020)
(Indian Country) -- Dedicated high school and college athletes pour their hearts and bodies into their passion for the game. But very few people can actually make a...
article Instructor Discovers Parallels Between Native Culture And Capoeria (3/3/2020)
(Minnesota) -- “Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian Martial Art that incorporates music, singing, dance, acrobatics, culture and a resistance from colonization,”...
article Parents Say Fans Taunted Native American (3/1/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Basketball parents outraged after they say opposing team showed racism to Native American players.
article Basketball parents outraged after they say opposing team showed racism to Native American players (2/29/2020)
(Oklahoma) -- Basketball parents are outraged after they say another team taunted their children during a tournament. They say the student section even went as far as...

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