Despite opposition from the major sports leagues and the administration, the Supreme Court strikes down a law barring betting on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states.
Four assistant basketball coaches are among 10 people arrested in a federal crackdown on bribery.
Football and basketball players fire back after the president targets NFL player Colin Kaepernick and NBA player Stephen Curry.
March Madness and its accompanying betting-pool tradition go directly against the NCAA’s staunch anti-gambling policy, but "bracketology" accounts for billions of dollars changing hands.
The controversial issue isn’t going away. But the focus should be on the big-revenue-producing sports, football and basketball.
UPDATE: Rich and powerful elements connected by a web of cozy extended relationships pushed for public subsidies for a new sports stadium. And on Tuesday, they scored.
Just in time for March Madness, the "Last Week Tonight" host reveals just how much bullshit the National Collegiate Athletic Association makes student athletes go through. The organization exercises enormous control over their lives -- and rakes in billions from corporate sponsors -- without paying the athletes a penny.
The Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation of Northern California paid a "substantial" amount of money to air a one-minute version of this ad in seven major American cities during the NBA Finals. It is compelling, persuasive and powerful.
Commissioner Adam Silver said the NBA would not grant Donald Sterling an extension for a planned hearing and added he is confident it will be able to force the Los Angeles Clippers owner to sell the team.