May 16th, 2018 | by CollegeAD

As Big Ten athletic directors and men’s basketball coaches were about to gather at the conference office just outside of Chicago on Monday, the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, which was passed by Congress in 1992. That led to a new topic of conversation among conference coaches and administrators this week. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of New Jersey and against the major professional sports leagues in saying the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act was unconstitutional. It is now up to individual states to pass legislation allowing sports gambling and New Jersey is among those that has already paved the way for it to happen after it was previously concentrated, at least legally, in Las Vegas. – Matt Wenzel, MLive. Read More.

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