Blackmun resigns as CEO as USOC addresses wide abuse scandal

Scott Blackmun resigned as chief executive of the U.S. Olympic Committee on Wednesday, stepping aside so he can tackle his worsening bout with prostate cancer and to allow the federation to move forward under new leadership to address the sex-abuse scandal that has rocked gymnastics and other sports.

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Sports betting's big wager: Will younger bettors ante up?

 

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — As the push to legalize sports gambling in the U.S. nears a crucial Supreme Court decision, states hoping to reap a financial windfall could face another hurdle: Attracting younger players used to online fantasy sports.

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  • Written by By DAVID PORTER , Associated Press