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Gilbert Arenas bet a fan he could score 50 points – sports gambling

Posted by TopOfTheThread on June 10, 2008

Story on a professional athlete betting on sports.

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Nobody even discussed this story… 15 months ago!

A NY Times article in March 2007 stated that professional basetball player Gilbert Arenas bet a fan he could score 50 points. Now this isn’t betting on his team but it is a potential conflict on his team winning a game.

What if one of his teammates had a better shot but he needed 2 points to get 50 points? What if he chose to take a shot to get to 50 points and it cost his team the game?

NBA Commissioner David Stern… where are were you?

(Video podcast reading the NY Times article)
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Mike Greenberg’s gambling problem and the Broadcaster’s Hall Of Fame (MikeAndMike)

Posted by TopOfTheThread on June 10, 2008

Re: Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic of ESPNradio. Show MikeAndMike.Mike Greenberg Mike Golic ESPN radio sports
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First it’s Pete Rose. Now it’s Mike “Greeny” Greenberg!

Mike Greenberg announced today that he bet $1500 on Mike Golic to win the HORSE basketball contest of the Mike and Mike Pentathlon.

We believe gambling on sports, especially a contest in which you are participating is deplorable and unnaceptable. What makes it even worse is he bet on his opponent, Mike Golic.

This act will come before the board of the Broadcaster’s Hall Of Fame and will surely prevent a first ballot entry for Mike Greenberg. 😉

(photo media.philly.com)

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