Bob Baffert will not have his 90-day suspension stayed as he appeals the ruling stewards made regarding disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit. That was the decision of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, which met in a special called meeting on Friday to consider Baffert’s request. Earlier in the week, Baffert and his attorneys went […]
This is supposed to be the year in which Las Vegas learns its fate as a potential home of an NBA franchise. While an official announcement from the league hasn’t materialized, one pundit believes the association’s marriage with the US casino center is a done deal. On a recent episode of his eponymous podcast, The […]
The final episode of the iconic TV show "Friends" aired nearly two decades ago, but it still has a loyal following. Piracy numbers are relatively modest but in the Netherlands, there was a significant spike in unauthorized downloads earlier this year after the series left Netflix. This one again shows that availability remains an important driver of piracy activity.
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Cannabis is legal in most of North America, but restrictions on advertising cannabis still exist. The industry works around these limits, but is it enough? Recently, NBC blocked a Weedmaps commercial from playing during Super Bowl LVI. The commercial looks pretty innocuous, with jokes about how people use “broccoli” as a euphemism for cannabis. Still, […]
Google Maps. From NBC: “The Ukrainian government is closing airports in eastern Ukraine from midnight through 7 a.m. because of the confrontation with Russia. Ukrainian aviation authorities also have declared some airspace in the east to be “danger areas” because of attempts by Russian aviation authorities to seize control of the airspace. Ukraine acted […]
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown (D) has torpedoed an application for 225 historical horse racing machines (HHRs) for Oregon’s last surviving thoroughbred racetrack, Grants Pass Downs. The track’s owner, Dutch Bros. Coffee magnate Travis Boersma, wanted the machines for a new entertainment center, The Flying Lark. He hoped the Lark would help reinvigorate racing in the […]