Cheating the Spread: Gamblers, Point Shavers, and Game Fixers in College Football and Basketball

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Delving into the history of gambling and corruption in intercollegiate sports, Cheating the Spread recounts all of the major gambling scandals in college football and basketball. Digging through court records, newspapers, government documents, and university archives and conducting private interviews, Albert J. Figone finds that game rigging has been pervasive and nationwide throughout most of the sports' history. The insidious practice has spread to implicate not only bookies and unscrupulous gamblers but also college ...

Cheating the Spread: Gamblers, Point Shavers, and Game Fixers in College Football and Basketball 2012, University of Illinois Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780252078750

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Cheating the Spread: Gamblers, Point Shavers, and Game Fixers in College Football and Basketball 2012, University of Illinois Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780252037283

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