Hall of Shame

Gambling, gangsters, & the Great One (Operation Slapshot)

Gambling, gangsters, & the Great One (Operation Slapshot)

Hall of Shame - April 13, 2020 - 38:55

Rachel would wager Rachna hasn’t heard this one before. Once upon a time, sports gambling wasn’t just frowned upon, it was illegal. But what’s a little money among friends? For the New Jersey police, $1.7 million in bets on the 2006 Super Bowl was a little too much to leave on the table. The investigation that followed linked the New Jersey state troopers, Philly’s biggest crime family, and Canada’s most beloved athlete.

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About The Show

Fox Sports host and comic Rachel Bonnetta (“Lock It In”, “@Buzzer”) and comedy writer Rachna Fruchbom (“Fresh Off the Boat”, “Parks and Recreation”) are here to share their love for two things: sports and DRAMA. Sure, they obsessively root for Cleveland (the Browns and the Cavaliers, respectively), but they get even more excited by those crazy moments in sports that become almost legendary. We all know the sensationalistic scandals about cheating, gambling and sex, but Rachel and Rachna want to discover the humanity behind the headlines. That’s why they started Hall of Shame -- every week Rachel and Rachna will take each other through some of the biggest scandals in sports, from the thrill of Dock Ellis’ acid fueled no-hitter on acid to the agony of Rosie Ruiz’s fake Boston Marathon win. With humor and a healthy dose of perspective, they get to the bottom of what exactly went down, why these stories matter, and how they’re still relevant today. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll feel more invested in sports than you ever thought possible.