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Quickies: Sports Gambling Edition

The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down the federal anti-sports gambling rule.

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If you’re big into sports betting, yesterday was a good day. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the federal law that prohibited sports gambling was unconstitutional, and U.S. states are now allowed to make sports gambling legal or illegal themselves within their borders.

This is an exciting time for the sports world. Will Las Vegas thrive even more? Will there be more Pete Rose scandals? Will Rose now be allowed in the Baseball Hall of Fame?

One thing’s for sure: Kentucky is likely to move to make sports gambling illegal, thus crushing our excitement.

Tweets of the day

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PJ Washington 'got his work cut out' heading to 2018 NBA Combine - SEC Country
TALL ORDER: Kentucky freshman PJ Washington wants a first-round guarantee to make his 2018 NBA Draft decision easier. But that could be hard to come by. What he needs to prove at the combine in Chicago to help his cause.

Kentucky basketball recruiting: Dwyane Wade congratulates Tyrese Maxey on commitment - Cats' Pause
Tyrese Maxey's video commitment to Kentucky was so well done, it caught the eye of Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade. - Getting to Know: Jamari Brown
Cats Illustrated's series profiling Class of 2018 signees set to arrive next month continues with a closer look at Florida defensive back Jamari Brown.

Derek Willis and Archie Goodwin participate in G-League Elite Minicamp | Kentucky Sports Radio
The NBA G-League Elite Minicamp tipped off in Chicago today, where Derek Willis and Archie Goodwin were two of 51 players invited to workout in front of NBA scouts.

Kentucky Track's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn breaks former Wildcat's 100H record | Kentucky Sports Radio
Kentucky Track and Field phenom Sydney McLaughlin may be in the spotlight the most right now, but Jasmine Camacho-Quinn wants it to be known she’s still one of the most dominant athletes in the nation.

Dwane Casey's push for contract extension may have caused his firing | Kentucky Sports Radio
Last week, Coach of the Year Dwane Casey was fired by the Toronto Raptors. Now, there may be more to the story than we all realized...

UK football recruiting: Lots to learn about early signing period | Lexington Herald Leader
It made for a long December, but the new NCAA early signing period worked out well for Kentucky, Mark Stoops said. There are still many unknowns moving forward, though.

Sports gambling status in every state after Supreme Court ruling - USA Today
While the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday opened the door for sports betting to become legal, it may be at least a year before that occurs in most states

NBA teams place eyes on future this week with lottery, combine | FOX Sports
Even with the conference finals going on, the NBA's eyes turn to the future this week.

Settlement reached in Eli Manning memorabilia fraud lawsuit - ESPN
Giants quarterback Eli Manning and the team have settled a lawsuit that accused them of selling bogus "game-worn'' equipment to unsuspecting collectors as part of a long-running scam.

Hue Jackson sets official date to jump into Lake Erie -
The date is set. The showdown all of Northeast Ohio has waited for is finally near. Hue Jackson is clashing with Lake Erie in the name of charity and a new beginning for the Cleveland Browns.

Cleveland Cavaliers: Time to 'feel' like playoffs really matter -- Terry Pluto |
The Cleveland Cavaliers must take the Boston Celtics seriously in Game 2, or this can be a shocking series for LeBron James and his teammates.

MLB Monday scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Manaea, A's win no-hitter rematch vs. Red Sox -
Here is everything you need to know about Monday's MLB action