Shohei Ohtani, Jontay Porter and the Problems of Sports Gambling

Transcript of an interview that I did with CBC's Radio Jayme Poisson on the Shohei Ohtani and the coming tide of sports gambling problems. Front Burner Transcript for April 2, 2024 Host: Jayme Poisson Front BurnerOhtani, Porter and sport’s gambling problem23:22 JAYME POISSON: Hi, I'm Jayme Poisson. JAYME POISSON: The LA Dodgers Shohei Ohtani is the biggest star in baseball. In December, Toronto lost its collective mind just over rumours that he was signing with the Blue Jays. SOUNDCLIP FIRST SPEAKER: Jon Rossi tweets out...

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The Gambler, The Killer and the Unexplored Motive

Stephen Paddock and the aftermath of the Las Vegas shooting It has been over-two weeks since Stephen Paddock went into a Las Vegas hotel room, took out 19 automatic machine guns and shot hundreds of people enjoying a country music concert in front of the hotel. In a 10-minute spree, Paddock killed 59 people and injured over-two-hundred others - some of them critically. Since that time, the U.S. media has been full of articles denouncing gun laws, postulating about Paddock’s mental...

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