Chris Long’s quest to be the wokest man in the NFL continues — he tells TMZ Sports he didn’t celebrate his Super Bowl win in Vegas, L.A. or Miami… instead going to Africa to build wells with his charity.
Long was out in NYC when we asked if he’s still celebrating the Eagles’ victory over the New England Patriots — he isn’t — then we asked what huge party spot he hit to turn up after the historic win.
Sports gambling has also become a less and less taboo topic. Once confined to seedy underground networks of bookies and hushed tones, sports gambling is now mainstream. Networks openly discuss point spreads, the advent of the聽internet聽has led to successful gambling-focused websites, and bad beats are no longer just about buzzer-beaters.
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Whether shady dealings happen or not, the NFL will set out to combat the skeptics.
Gamblers are maybe the most voracious consumers of sports. With stakes on the line, fans will cling to every point scored and every second of the clock, even if the competition is otherwise boring or already decided. This is especially true among a younger generation of fans.
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