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Parlay Patz guilty

Parlay Patz Admits to Sending Threats to Baseball Players, Faces Five Years in Prison

A well-known California sports bettor faces five years in a federal penitentiary. That's after he pleaded guilty Wednesday to making threats against Major League...

Steve Bittenbender March 10, 2021

Larry Flynt, Controversial Publisher and Cardroom Owner, Dies in California Home

Larry Flynt, who founded Hustler magazine and would later own two California cardroom casinos, died Wednesday at age 78. The Hustler Club in Las...

Steve Bittenbender February 10, 2021
paul hornung

Paul Hornung, Football’s ‘Golden Boy’ Once Suspended for Gambling, Dies at 84

Paul Hornung, the Golden Boy of 1950s and '60s American football who was forced to sit out a year in his prime because of...

Steve Bittenbender November 13, 2020