ESPN's Outside The Lines: South Florida Youth Football Stands Teeming With Gamblers
What's next, cretinous drug dealers? Betting on which baby pops out first at maternity wards?
ESPN's Outside the Lines spent some times in the stands watching South Florida Youth Football League games-- which feature 30,000 kids aged 5 to 15 from Palm Beach to Miami-- and emerged with a pretty stunning short documentary on how gamblers have turned the matches into their own personal cockfights.
From a coach confronted with footage of him exchanging money, to brawls breaking out in the stands, to young players stashing hundred-dollar bill graft payments in their uniforms, the evidence here is beyond damning. The league's website now has an alert about gambling, saying that any coaches caught gambling will receive a "lifetime ban".
Most surprising to us is that criminals really wear spiky mohawks like that. What is this, a cereal box?