NBA Commissioner David Stern, who's from New Jersey, is taking the axe to Gov. Chris Christie over a proposal to broaden sports betting across the state. In a deposition for a lawsuit aimed at stopping the Garden State law, Stern says he’s shocked that Christie – a former U.S. Attorney – would support violating federal law.
The Bergen Record:
The pro sports leagues and the NCAA sued Christie this summer over a law he signed in January to allow sports betting in New Jersey.
MLB commissioner Bud Selig was none too pleased with Christie either, calling himself "appalled" in his deposition, per the Associated Press:
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