All posts tagged "gambling"

  • Yu Darvish
    Darvish denies gambling as MLB looks into brother’s arrest

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish says he has never been involved in gambling activities amid a Major League Baseball investigation after the arrest of his younger brother in Japan. Darvish issued a statement...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • Lim Chang-yong (Yonhap)
    Samsung Lions release troubled pitcher Lim Chang-yong amid gambling allegations

    The South Korean baseball club Samsung Lions on Monday released a troubled pitcher facing illegal gambling allegations. The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) said the Lions left their 39-year-old reliever Lim Chang-yong off their protected list. Lim was...

    • Posted November 30, 2015
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  • Kim Sun-hyung (Newsis)
    More S. Korean athletes in trouble for gambling

    Seoul prosecutors have decided to delay indictment of South Korean basketball players Kim Sun-hyung, 27, and Oh Se-geun, 28, who have been accused of illegal sports gambling, paving the way for their comeback to the court. According...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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  • Ryu Joong-il, manager of the Samsung Lions, watches his players get ready for Game 1 of the Korean Series against the Doosan Bears at Daegu Stadium in Daegu, 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul, on Oct. 26, 2015. (Yonhap)
    Despite gambling scandal, Samsung Lions remain optimistic

    DAEGU (Yonhap) — It was just another day at the office for the Samsung Lions, the four-time defending South Korean baseball champion, who will begin their title defense later Monday without key cogs in their vaunted pitching...

    • Posted October 26, 2015
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    Samsung Lions to keep suspected gamblers off KBO playoff roster

    DAEGU (Yonhap) — The reigning South Korean baseball champion Samsung Lions announced Tuesday they will keep suspected gamblers off their postseason roster, six days before the start of their title defense. The Lions, which have won the...

    • Posted October 20, 2015
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  • samsung lions
    Gambling allegations rock Samsung Lions ahead of Korean Series

    By Chung Hyun-chae Three Samsung Lions pitchers are under investigation for allegedly gambling overseas, according to local broadcast reports. The timing couldn’t be worse for the defending champions as they are vying for a fifth straight Korean Series championship. ...

    • Posted October 16, 2015
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  • jeon chang
    S. Korean basketball coach to be indicted for fixing games

    By Lee Kyung-min Police said Wednesday that they would send evidence of a match-fixing allegation involving Anyang KGC head coach Jeon Chang-jin to the prosecution shortly. Jeon had been under investigation since May on suspicion of placing...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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