point-shaving


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point-shav·ing

(point′shā′vĭng)
n.
The illegal practice of deliberately limiting the number of points scored by one's team in an athletic contest, as in return for a payment from gamblers to ensure winnings.
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The author coordinated the Arizona State University men's basketball point-shaving scandal, and later was indicted and sent to Federal prison.
Yet he soon persuaded the member schools to punish the University of Kentucky's basketball team, which had been implicated in a point-shaving scandal, by boycotting it for a season.
Andy is already infamous around town for his crimes as a point-shaving Ohio State football star and tentatively embarking on a new relationship with college professor Anne.
He served a two-game suspension late in the first round for point-shaving allegations at the officials.
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827 winning percentage), Bee's collegiate coaching career ended with Long Island University's deep involvement in the 1951 point-shaving scandal and, when scholars write about Bee, invariably they do so in the context of the gambling scandal.
This portion of the bylaw was adopted to address incidences such a point-shaving.
A former University of Toledo basketball player was charged with fixing games, a little over a year after a former Toledo football player was charged with point-shaving, according to a federal bill of information filed in U.
Furthermore, legal casinos may unwittingly play an essential role in the ability of corrupt gamblers to fix sports contests via point-shaving.
Even the financially struggling NHL has been getting in on the act of mocking NBA refs lately, as the Dallas Stars took out a billboard referencing the point-shaving scandal, which states, "The only thing our refs shave is the ice.
During one of these forays, they overhear a conversation involving a star basketball player and a point-shaving scheme.
Violating terms of an earlier five-year probation for his role in a point-shaving scheme, Crewe winds up in a Texas federal penitentiary.