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The Effort to Legalize March Madness Brackets in Pennsylvania Continues

Since “Selection Sunday” is right around the corner, allow this to serve as your regular reminder that those March Madness brackets about to flood your office are still technically not legal. As I have written about in the past, bracket … Continue reading

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The Legal Blitz Goes Podcasting with Above the Law

It’s March Madness. Or, as a person with a rudimentary respect for trademark laws would say, “It’s time for the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament.” In this episode of Thinking Like a Lawyer, the Legal Talk Network takes a look … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Senator Seeks To Legalize NCAA Bracket Pools

This article originally appeared in the March 18, 2015 edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal Despite the best efforts of the NCAA and the federal government in defending farcical amateurism and anti-gambling platforms, March Madness is about one thing — sports … Continue reading

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Thanks For Nothing Adam Silver

Today was supposed to be a good day. Screw good, today was supposed to be an amazing, nailed a 6-team parlay kind of day. I awoke to numerous messages about how NBA Commissioner Adam Silver had penned an Op-Ed in … Continue reading

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NJ Judge Rules In Favor of NFL Hypocrisy

By Larry Josephson, a freelance writer who lives in Norton, Mass. He can be reached at newenglandhoops@yahoo.com. Apparently two plus two does indeed equal three. At least in New Jersey Federal Court, where U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp granted a … Continue reading

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Former NFL Running Back Sued For Gambling Debt

It is no secret that two of my favorite things are football and gambling. Thankfully, former NFL running back Clinton Portis’s recent legal woes provides a perfect opportunity to write about both. Apparently, the two-time Pro Bowler and 2002 NFL … Continue reading

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