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Bet on It

Gambling on women's college basketball would raise the profile of the sport and the athletes. This March proposal isn't as mad as it sounds.

women playing basketball for money
By Laura Pappano
March 12, 2006

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W e have a sports gambling problem in this country: Compelling NCAA women's Division I basketball teams aren't attracting the bets -- or public attention -- they deserve. That's right. We need to open our wallets and purses and put down dollars on our favorites -- Tennessee, UConn, Duke, Rutgers, BC. Before the Women's Final Four comes to Boston next ... (Full article: 743 words)

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