School concerned about sportsmanship after new soccer record
A school board in northern Michigan plans to send a protest over sportsmanship following a soccer player's 16-goal record-setting game against a winless team. The backlash over Kevin Hubbell's performance continued Monday night at a meeting of the Kingsley board. Members didn't take a formal vote, but there was clear support for sending a letter to the Benzie Central district, the superintendent said.news.yahoo.com
More sports books launching online casinos in the U.S.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Companies that are well-known for conducting online sports betting are branching out into the online casino business. The companies will operate Stardust-themed online casinos in New Jersey and Pennsylvania later this year, pending regulatory approval in both states. FanDuel plans to rebrand its existing Betfair Casino in New Jersey under Boyd's Stardust brand, and will launch a Stardust online casino in Pennsylvania. The move was the latest among prominent online sports books to move into the online casino arena, an area of gambling that had been growing quickly even before the coronavirus pandemic. According to the American Gaming Association, DraftKings has online casinos in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Michigan; William Hill has an online casino operation in Michigan, and PointsBet has plans for online casinos in New Jersey and Michigan.
The Latest: Lions activate Golladay from COVID-19 list
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Detroit Lions have activated wide receiver Kenny Golladay from the reserve/COVID-19 list. The list was created for players who either test positive for COVID-19 or have been in close contact with an infected person. ___Louisville has paused workouts for mens and womens soccer, field hockey and volleyball after 29 members of those programs tested positive for COVID-19. Team members who have not tested positive or been identified through contract tracing may be permitted to return to on-campus workouts on Aug. 10. He is the second Browns guard to opt out, following Drew Forbes.
Gurley celebrates 26th birthday as Falcons' new lead back
Monday was his first day on the Atlanta Falcons' practice fields, and he was upbeat about adjusting to new teammates, new coaches and his new playbook for the start of training camp. First of all, none of yall told me happy birthday yet, so Im kind of upset with you, Gurley said. Gurley was the 2017 Offensive Player of the Year, and his 58 rushing touchdowns since his 2015 debut lead the league. The Falcons are counting on Gurley to join quarterback Matt Ryan and wide receiver Julio Jones as the leaders of the offense. I feel like theyve been doing a pretty good job with that and today it started good, Gurley said.
Man drives five hours for surgery insurance won't cover
James Schlieper drove five hours from Central Texas to a surgery center across state lines for his hernia surgery a procedure his catastrophic insurance doesn't pay for. Then he went online and found the Surgery Center of Oklahoma's cash price: just over $3,000. Around the country, middle-class Americans with high-deductible insurance plans are heading to dozens of cash-based surgery centers like this one. "But I think what this story really tells us is how outrageously variable everything in U.S. health care really is." In our series, "Medical Price Roulette," CBS News is collaborating with journalists at ClearHealthCosts to bring transparency to health care markets.cbsnews.com