The world of sports has had its peculiarities over the years: its own language and idioms, its funny characters, its shady people, its great stories and its dark side.
I thought I had — relatively speaking — seen it all in my ... 48 years.
As my “friend” Lee Corso loves to observe when on College Game Day, “not so fast, my friend.”
This one is all over the Internet and it stinks.
It seems that the Broward County Sheriff’s Office — spurred on by information supplied by ESPN — has been investigating a gambling ring regarding youth tackle football games.
It seems that parents and even coaches were gambling on these games.
These weren’t “hey, I’ll bet a Pepsi (or a dinner) that my kid’s team beats yours” wagers but the figure of $100,000 on one championship game was mentioned in the report.
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