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McEnroe rats out mob

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Captain_Kirk, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Johnny Mac is concerned the Mafia is infiltrating tennis.

    http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20071207/sp_afp/mafiatennisrususamcenroefixing

    The Mafia and tennis? YOU CANNOT BE SERIOUS!!!

    What's next: golf? Guess the Mob likes the country club set.
     
  2. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Why is it strange that the mafia would be into rackets, Capt. K?
     
  3. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Guess I shouldn't be if the net profits are there for the taking.
     
  4. alleyallen

    alleyallen Guest

    That's one of your faults, Capt. K. You have no love for the Mafia and the baseline of the crimes they commit. Johnny Mac is simply giving the Mob a couple of lobs and to think they wouldn't be involved is a backhand compliment.
     
  5. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    In this contest, it's advantage Mafia.
     
  6. goalmouth

    goalmouth Active Member

    I wonder what kind of spin the ITF will put on this story?
     
  7. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    In all honesty, this isn't that outlandish. Probably not an easier sport to fix out there than tennis.

    And we know the profile of the American mafia. What does your normal Russian Mafia character look like?
     
  8. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Any players involved better hope they don't get caught. They could be looking at 15-30 (or 40) years in the hoosegow.
     
  9. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    I swear I thought this thread was slugged "McEnroe eats out mob".
     
  10. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Ace, I blame you for this string of tennis puns.

    It's all your fault.

    But we love you anyway.
     
  11. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    Would not surprise me at all if the Russian mob is involved in tennis. There are signs pointing to Davydenko (who's allegedly dirty) having some mob ties, IIRC.
     
  12. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    The last thing this sport needs is a bunch of mobsters volleying shots back and forth.
     
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