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OTL: Gambling on youth football

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by NoOneLikesUs, May 2, 2011.

  1. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/otl/news/story?id=6451796

    "You only cover us when drug dealers gamble on the outcome of our games!"
     
  2. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    This is a great story because it says almost as much about the bystanders as it does the gamblers. The parents let this happen because they think they'll get rich off their kids one day.
     
  3. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    So if a kid performs poorly, I guess they get slammed to the ground and electricuted, right?
     
  4. Flip Wilson

    Flip Wilson Well-Known Member

    This was a really good job by OTL. Best part was the league official who said that anyone caught gambling would be permanently banned from the league. Then he was a bit speechless when he was shown on video "holding" money at one of the games.
     
  5. cyclingwriter

    cyclingwriter Active Member

    what the?
     
  6. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    That five gallon bucket is not for drinking water, kid.
     
  7. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    This is yet another indication that Americans have way too much disposable income. I bet this did not occur in the Soviet Union under Lenin or Stalin or in China under Mao.
     
  8. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    That is a damn fine story. I have to give it up to the league director, though, he is caught on camera and just stays smooooooooooth.
     
  9. zagoshe

    zagoshe Well-Known Member

    Well at least if there is money riding on the games it explains the parents acting like idiots at the games....
     
  10. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Oh, horseshit. I covered you kids when appeals court judges gambled on the outcome of your games!
     
  11. expendable

    expendable Well-Known Member

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  12. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Happened to see it yesterday (first OTL I've seen in years) and the woman reporter did a fantastic job...she just kept hammering the gamblers time and time again. I can't believe the "bailbondsman" didn't threaten to cap her ass.
     
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