Month: February 2016

FIFA Presidential Election Scheduled for Friday, US Remains Quiet on Endorsement†

The special FIFA presidential election to elect Sepp Blatter’s replacement and become the head of football’s governing world body will be held this Friday at the Hallenstadion auditorium in Zurich, Switzerland. 209 member nations will come together for the Extraordinary FIFA Congress in the organization’s desperate attempt to restore order […]

Manny Pacquiao’s Anti-Gay Derogatory Comments Give Him Worst Knockout Yet

Manny Pacquiao didn’t put up much of a fight against Floyd Mayweather during the billed “Fight of the Century” as the welterweight lost by unanimous decision, but this week the Filipino suffered perhaps his most shocking and devastating knockout after he made anti-gay comments in his home country. During an […]

Pennsylvania Sports Betting Resolution Passes State Gaming Oversight Committee

A Pennsylvania sports betting resolution passed through the state’s House Gaming Oversight Committee this week in nearly unanimous fashion, moving residents in the Keystone State closer to being permitted to legally bet on sporting events. Authored by State Rep. Nick Kotik (D-District 45), HR619 is a resolution that urges the […]

Super Bowl Sports Betting Reaches New Milestone With $132 Million Wagered†

Super Bowl sports betting was legally confined to the books in Nevada and predominantly Las Vegas on Sunday, but that didn’t stop residents and tourists from placing a record $132.54 million on the big game between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers. That number sets a new milestone for total […]

Super Bowl Security Tightened to Unmatched Levels Despite Any Known Threats†

Super Bowl security is being heightened ahead of this Sunday’s showdown between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The stadium is located some 50 miles southeast of the San Francisco Bay area, and security officials are doing everything in their power to assure […]