Daily Archives: February 7, 2024

What are the NFL’s gambling rules for the Super Bowl in Las Vegas?

The NFL’s rules on gambling have generated widespread criticism and questions leading up to the Super Bowl in Las Vegas, as the league aims to balance its sportsbook partnerships and policies preventing players from betting on games. Gambling was a major topic of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s annual Super Bowl news conference Monday, when he said the “integrity of the …

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‘Bark of Millions’ Review: Taylor Mac’s Rock Opera at BAM

Somewhere close to the four-hour mark in “Bark of Millions,” the polychromatic cavalcade of splendor that is Taylor Mac and Matt Ray’s new rock opera, I finally realized why the woman in front of me had been reading on her phone throughout the performance. And why she had looked at me like I was way out of line when I …

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The remote Swedish town that produced a generational NHL talent

LANDSBRO, Sweden – There are no signs for Landsbro on the long road from Stockholm. This village in southern Sweden is so remote, so small, I was told, I would pass it if I didn’t keep my head up. Not a single stop sign. Not a single red light. Small like that. I was told to take the train from …

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New ESPN, Fox, WBD streaming venture won’t solve much — at least not yet

LAS VEGAS — One day, the brilliant TV executives are all going to unite and put their programming under one roof. It will solve all your sports viewing problems. They will call it cable. This new ESPN, Fox, Warner Bros. Discovery venture is not it. At least not yet. There is still significance to three of the biggest brands in …

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Fake Man United news: Tracking down the people making thousands out of fictitious stories

Did you know Manchester United have agreements in place to sign superstars Kylian Mbappe and Vinicius Junior? Or that Sir Jim Ratcliffe, the man investing millions into the club, sensationally plans to bring Mason Greenwood back into the fold? No? Well, that is because these stories are, in fact, complete nonsense. But that has not stopped them gaining significant traction …

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Aston Barrett, 77, Bass-Playing Force With Bob Marley and Wailers, Dies

Aston Barrett, who as the bass player and musical director for the Wailers — both with Bob Marley and for decades after the singer’s death in 1981 — crafted the hypnotic rhythms and complex melodies that helped elevate reggae to international acclaim, died on Saturday in Miami. He was 77. The cause of death, at a hospital, was heart failure …

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Netanyahu Spurns Hamas Offer for Gaza Cease-Fire

Under Hamas’s proposal, both sides would observe a three-stage cease-fire over 135 days, with each stage lasting 45 days. In the first stage, Israeli forces would retreat from Gaza’s residential areas. In the next phase, the Israeli military would leave Gaza altogether. During the first two phases, Hamas would release Israelis and foreign nationals held hostage in Gaza, while Israel …

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49ers’ Christian McCaffrey looks to follow his father’s Super Bowl-winning footsteps

LAS VEGAS — Lisa McCaffrey is nervous as Super Bowl LVIII approaches on Sunday. “I’m trying to stay calm,” she said over coffee Monday in a hotel lobby on The Strip. “I’m trying to stay busy. I’m trying not to think about it until opening kickoff.” It’s a familiar feeling for McCaffrey. Her husband, Ed McCaffrey, won three titles as …

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¿Taylor Swift llorará si Kansas City pierde? Puedes apostarlo

El Supertazón siempre atrae a multitudes a los lugares de apuestas físicos y en línea, pero no se podrá apostar en Las Vegas sobre uno de los temas que más interés ha generado este año. Dado que las casas de apuestas presenciales están limitadas a lo que ocurra en el campo de juego, Adam Burns, el gerente de apuestas del …

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What Happens if U.S. Support for Ukraine Collapses?

A year ago, when Washington and much of Europe were still awash in optimism that Ukraine was on the verge of repelling Russia from its territory, it seemed inconceivable that the United States would turn its back on the victim of Vladimir V. Putin’s aggression. Now, even as Senate Democrats try to salvage an aid package for Ukraine, that possibility …

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