One of the reasons we are talking about sports gambling actually harkens back to the passage of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act: Baseball legend Pete Rose turned 74 this week. He has been banned from baseball for 26 years, and there is growing support for Major League Baseball Commissioner Bob Manfred to lift
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North Carolina is not home to a major league baseball team, but we are the home of the fictional Durham Bulls, the minor league team at the center of one of the best sports movies ever made. And we have our professional football, basketball and even ice hockey teams to keep track of — and
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We are finishing up our discussion of an accident in Rhode Island. The driver of a public transit bus may face criminal charges after his bus struck and killed a young pedestrian. In our last post, we talked about the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority’s statement that the driver had not taken some training because
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We are looking at an accident in another state, this time Rhode Island. A public transit bus struck and killed a 9-year-old girl as she walked to school. There don’t appear to be any new developments in the case since our March 30 post, with the small exception of an op-ed piece (or letter to
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We are casting our net a little wide of North Carolina today to talk about an accident that occurred in Rhode Island. To date, there are no criminal charges (the accident happened on Thursday, March 26), but there may be. And we know of no civil action, though there may be. The issue for us
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