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New Jersey files defense of sports betting effort

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Claims that New Jersey’s plan to allow legal sports gambling violates federal law are meritless, the state wrote in a court filing in response to efforts by four major U.S. pro sports leagues and the NCAA to stop gambling from beginning this weekend.

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LA Galaxy to install largest video board in MLS

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Galaxy and owner AEG will spend over $15 million to improve their stadium, including the installation of the largest video board in Major League Soccer.

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WVU QB Trickett gets scare from dad’s health issue

West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett (9) looks for a receiver during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Baylor in Morgantown, W.Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. West Virginia won 41-27. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson)

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett says finding out that his father was in the hospital was shocking and emotional.

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Battle of tacticians as Chelsea visits Man United

Chelsea's head coach Jose Mourinho gestures during the Group G Champions League match between Chelsea and Maribor at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Britain, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Two of world football’s great tacticians go head-to-head for only the second time in a competitive match when Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea puts its unbeaten record in the Premier League on the line against Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United on Sunday.

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Confusion over future of Caterham F1 team

LONDON (AP) — Confusion surrounds the future of struggling Formula One team Caterham amid a legal dispute between the old and new owners ahead of next week’s United States Grand Prix.

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