Discussion in 'In The Stands' started by bystander, May 17, 2024.

  1. bystander

    bystander 10,000+ Posts

    I started this thread because this is a developing story that could get worse, all because making money is the only thing that matters...

    1 in 3 high-profile athletes threatened by bettors

    People want to bet. They want to win. Now, our college kids are being threatened by losers. Great.
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  2. Horn6721

    Horn6721 Hook'em

    This probably always happened but with the interwebz it likely explosed and thank god the webz do expose it
    separate I hope from NIL
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  3. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada 10,000+ Posts

    Pulled from a post @LonghornCatholic put on another thread, it seems germane to this one too.

    Some college athletes get threatened, while others just wallow in the gambling their own selves.

    LHABSOB 1,000+ Posts

    I'm pretty sure this is a parody account on Twitter and the Baylor story is made up.
  5. Horn6721

    Horn6721 Hook'em

    LHAB the Espn link by posted does appear to be genuine. That is the link that prompted my reply. What about my reply did you not like?
  6. Sangre Naranjada

    Sangre Naranjada 10,000+ Posts

    Welp. They got me.
  7. Horn6721

    Horn6721 Hook'em

    Based on last decades of Bailor crap the story was more believable than a story about Jimbo's aggy trophy case.
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    LHABSOB 1,000+ Posts

    My bad. I think I hit the dislike on accident while scrolling through the thread.
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  9. guy4321

    guy4321 2,500+ Posts

    Sad but not surprising. Is one of the issues with legal betting.

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