Could sports leagues end up paying for losing wager against sports gambling?

College and professional sports leagues lost their bet against legalized sports gambling. Now, New Jersey may make them pay up, nj.com reports. State Senate President Steve Sweeney told NJ Advance Media he’s exploring a lawsuit against the leagues so the state can recoup legal fees and back tax revenue now that the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in New Jersey’s favor, according to an article by Brent Johnson. The leagues include the NFL, NBA, MLB,
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Legislation would rename Boardwalk Hall in honor of Whelan

Hundreds are expected to pay their respects to Jim Whelan at Boardwalk Hall on Thursday. Now, legislation has been introduced to name the famed Atlantic City landmark after one of the city’s biggest cheerleaders. Senate President Steve Sweeney and Sen. Raymond Lesniak announced plans Wednesday to introduce legislation for “Senator Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall. Whelan, 68, died in his Chelsea Heights home Aug. 22, after more than three decades in public service, including three terms
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