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Online bettor wins second chance to recoup losses

Legal gambling on pro and college sports outside Nevada hit the jackpot on May 14 when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act passed by Congress in 1992.
That act, preventing states from authorizing sports betting, was ruled unconstitutional in Murphy v. NCAA. The court determined th ... (full story)


Prince Edward Island Part 1

ROADTRIP. Yup, it’s that time of the year, time to get yourself psyched up for summer, time to start planning your next adventure, time to explore this crazy, wonderful planet.
So with that as my refrain, I’m devoting the next two columns to a little adventure destination that just might surprise you as being an adve ... (full story)


What to eat before a workout

What should I eat before a workout? It’s a question that likely predates famed fitness guru Jack LaLanne. It’s also a question I’m frequently asked…and unfortunately my answer’s usually rather murky.
That’s because the right answer actually exists as many shades of grey. Pretty crazy isn&rs ... (full story)


Big Blunder: Smith's mistake joins others in sports history

Big Blunder: Smith's mistake joins others in sports history

NEW YORK (AP) — LeBron James' face said it all. J.R. Smith messed up. And the Cleveland Cavaliers paid for his mistake as they lost Game 1 of the NBA Finals 124-114 to the Golden State Warriors in overtime.
The score was tied at 107 with 4.7 seconds left in the fourth quarter. Cleveland was at the line. George Hill's free-t ... (full story)


Equestrian liens have as much kick as all other liens

Lawyers assert attorney liens on client matters to ensure payment for their legal services. Hospitals assert liens on personal-injury cases to collect payment for their provided medical services. Contractors file mechanic’s liens as a security interest in the title to property to protect their right to payment for supplied lab ... (full story)