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Could legalized sports betting be on its way to New Jersey? (BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Ruling Expected Friday On Legalized Sports Betting In New Jersey

New Jersey could drop its ban on betting on sports entirely, but it cannot legally set conditions as it ends the prohibition, a lawyer for the NCAA and four major sports leagues told a federal judge Thursday.

11/20/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Calls For Legalized Sports Betting

In an op-ed article for the New York Times published online Thursday, Silver said fans should have a safe and legal way to gamble on professional games.

11/14/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Silver’s Gambling Stance Is Another Way For Pro Sports To Get Your Money

In this dangerous world, sports fans are responsible for their own sobriety, no matter how many temptations are put in front of them. And there are more temptations every single day.

11/14/2014

Phil Jackson (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Phil Jackson Not Amused By Commissioner’s Comments On Triangle

Despite his team’s struggles, the only thing the Knicks’ team president seems bothered by is people focusing too much on the team’s triangle offense — including Commissioner Adam Silver.

11/11/2014

Adam Silver (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

Silver, Mutombo, 22 Others To Run NBA Relay At NYC Marathon

Each celebrity will be joined on his or her one-mile leg with a local student who takes part in marathon organizer New York Road Runners’ youth programs.

10/28/2014

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Jared Max: 44-Minute Games? Don’t Stop There, NBA Commish

How about 10-minute quarters — can we compromise there? Forty minutes of basketball would replicate the college game, where NBA players were groomed.

10/21/2014

Paul George is tended to on the court after fracturing his leg defending a play during a USA Basketball showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center on August 1, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Will Horror Of Paul George Injury Scare NBA From World Stage?

This one freak play on Friday could very well kill international basketball as we know it. I hope I’m wrong.

08/04/2014

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Top 5 Feel-Good Sports Stories Of The Last Year

Despite the greed and ego that is often associated with sports, we know there are plenty of moments that demonstrate great courage and pride.

07/16/2014

Donald Sterling (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

‘Stand Up And Be A Man’: Sterling Delivers Testy Testimony In Clippers Trial

As Donald Sterling made continued outbursts, Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas tried futilely to take control of the situation.

07/09/2014

Adam Silver (Photo by Chris Covatta/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Adam Silver Says NBA Should Rival NFL In Popularity

“We ultimately should rival American football in terms of popularity,” Silver told WFAN host Mike Francesa on Thursday.

06/26/2014

Donald Sterling (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Donald Sterling Hires Investigators To Dig Up Dirt On Silver, NBA

A source told the AP that Sterling’s investigators are looking into whether other owners made any off-color jokes, or racist or sexist remarks: “The gloves are off, as they say.”

06/13/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images), Donald Sterling (Photo by Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Sterling: ‘The NBA Is A Band Of Hypocrites And Bullies’

Sterling says he’s not just fighting for the Clippers but taking a stand against the NBA, which he called “despicable monsters” who want “to take away our privacy rights and freedom of speech.”

06/11/2014

Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers and V. Stiviano. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Man Charged With Hate Crime In Alleged Assault Of V. Stiviano

A Long Island man was charged Tuesday with assault as a hate crime, among other counts, in connection with the alleged assault of V. Stiviano outside a New York City hotel. A second person is still being sought.

06/03/2014

Donald Sterling of the Los Angeles Clippers and V. Stiviano. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

V. Stiviano Files Police Report Claiming Assault In New York City

Her attorney Mac Nehoray says she was attacked by two men Sunday night as she left a restaurant in the Meatpacking District.

06/02/2014

Donald Sterling (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Donald Sterling Ruled ‘Mentally Incapacitated’ Ahead Of $2B Clippers Sale

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has agreed to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for a record-breaking $2 billion. Now it’s up to others whether the deal goes through.

05/30/2014

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