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FILE - This May 23, 1941, file photo shows Ted Williams, outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, at Yankee Stadium in New York City. A new film explores the life of baseball legend Williams who struggled with his Mexican-American heritage and his volatile relationship with his family and the press. The upcoming PBS "American Masters" documentary on the former Boston Red Sox slugger uses rare footage and family interviews to paint a picture of a complicated figure that hid his past but later spoke out and defended black players. (AP Photo/File)
July 19, 2018 - 5:43 pm
ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio. But beneath the smiles...
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July 17, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA said late Monday that an attempt by a New Jersey horse racing association to collect betting revenue that was lost as the leagues fought to block legalized sports betting is frivolous. The leagues filed their...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
July 17, 2018 - 3:18 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Add Resorts casino to the list of gambling companies that want to offer sports betting in New Jersey by the time football season starts in September. Casino President Mark Giannantonio told The Associated Press on Tuesday his company met the deadline by the state Division...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
July 16, 2018 - 7:15 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on gambling companies applying for permission to offer sports betting in New Jersey before football season starts (all times local): 7:15 p.m. Two casino companies say they are among those that applied for permission to offer sports betting in New Jersey before...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, file photo, bettors wait to make wagers on sporting events at the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., hours after it began accepting sports bets. New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry, File)
July 16, 2018 - 7:07 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September. David Rebuck, director of the state Division of Gaming Enforcement, told The Associated Press that...
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In this June 7, 2018, photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Carson Wentz runs a drill during an organized team activity at the NFL football team's practice facility in Philadelphia. Wentz and his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg were wed at the Lake House Inn in Bucks County on Sunday, July 15, and kayakers and canoers on Lake Nockamixon were treated to a waterside view of the nuptials. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
July 16, 2018 - 5:58 pm
PERKASIE, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz married his longtime girlfriend Maddie Oberg in a lakeside ceremony that thrilled some fans in boats. The two were wed at the Lake House Inn in Bucks County on Sunday, and kayakers and canoers on Lake Nockamixon were treated to a...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2018, file photo, New York Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon, center, talks with Michael Conforto and No. 1 draft pick Jerred Kelenic, left, before the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in New York. Wilpon won’t need Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard to bring a championship to New York this year. Though Wilpon is hardly a hardcore gamer, he and his family are showing a magic touch in the world of esports. The Wilpon-owned New York Excelsior have been a juggernaut during the inaugural season of the Overwatch League, and the Wilpons are being praised for their leadership of the video game club. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
July 16, 2018 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon may not need Jacob deGrom or Noah Syndergaard to bring a championship to New York this year. Though Wilpon is hardly a hardcore gamer, he and his family are showing a magic touch in the world of esports. The Wilpon-owned New York Excelsior...
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Cleveland Indians' Edwin Encarnacion reacts after being hit by a pitch from New York Yankees reliever Chad Green during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
July 15, 2018 - 5:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — With a flight to catch, Michael Brantley quickly dressed and stuffed some batting gloves, cleats and other gear into a red-white-and-blue duffel bag. Brantley's headed to the All-Star Game. Before leaving, he again showed why he's going. Brantley homered leading off the eighth...
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John Cynn smiles as he poses after winning the World Series of Poker main event, Sunday, July 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
July 15, 2018 - 8:57 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the World Series of Poker no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event in Las Vegas (all times local): 5:45 a.m. The new champion of the World Series of Poker no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event says he feels "pretty overwhelmed" after outlasting thousands of competitors to take...
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July 13, 2018 - 5:05 pm
Colombian tennis player Robert Farah has been banned for three months and fined $5,000 for facilitating betting by promoting a gambling website on social media. However, tennis authorities say Friday he is free to play during the three months provided there are "no further breaches", adding the "...
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