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Expert Q & A: MLB Bans Player for Life for Gambling

June 7, 2024


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Mlb Bans Player For Life For Gambling U M Expert Weighs In
Presented by Michigan News

Major League Baseball recently banned San Diego Padre Tucupita Marcano for life for betting on his own team—the first time a player has been banned for life since Pete Rose in 1989. The quick rise and extreme ease of sports betting are fraught with controversy, and major organizations are not turning a blind eye. Michal Lorenc, a professor of sport management at the U-M School of Kinesiology, comments on the situation, including what it means for the future of major and minor league sports, in this article from Michigan News.

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