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Statement of MLBPA Executive Director Tony Clark on U.S. Supreme Court's sports betting decision

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NEW YORK, May 14 -- Major League Baseball Players Association Executive Director Tony Clark today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's decision regarding sports betting:

“The Court's decision is monumental, with far-reaching implications for baseball players and the game we love. From complex intellectual property questions to the most basic issues of player safety, the realities of widespread sports betting must be addressed urgently and thoughtfully to avoid putting our sport's integrity at risk as states proceed with legalization.”