Advantage Disadvantage by Yale R. Jaffe

By Yale R. Jaffe

A local bookie peddles athletes to school coaches and develops a game making a bet operation established on highschool video games. He recruits an companion to execute his final guess, person who may perhaps set them up financially for all times yet is fraught with chance. The Chicago Police examine the grasping gamblers who could try and control a highschool basketball playoff online game. an opportunity assembly among the daddy of a mediocre student-athlete and the bookie places in movement a chain of occasions remodeling the participant right into a department 1 prospect utilizing unorthodox basketball education equipment. Corrupt adults, who selfishly have interaction in dicy and exploitive behaviors, encompass the athlete: gangland profiteers, win-at-all-cost coaches, grasping road brokers, shoe corporation representatives, collage recruiters, disloyal enthusiasts, and others. virtue drawback examines the motivations that force the encircling adults to corruption, betrayal, and greed.

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Look Bobby. You are my Ace. You know I’ve got your back. We’ll take care of each other. ” “I’m in. ” Bobby concurred sarcastically. The gang’s indoctrination started out with the courting in ceremony. The biggest guys knocked around the BG’s (baby gangsters) for 30 seconds to establish a loyalty that is just as irrational as a college fraternity hazing. The cousins made it through the short beatings with some aspirin and bags of ice. Nonetheless, they survived, and soon were on the payroll. Gangs operated with the efficiency of a Wall Street investment bank.

At least there, they knew who ran the neighborhood. Both boys made the freshman hoops team but played on the “B” team. Skilled or tall players played on the “A” team. Bobby and Davis had some skills but were too short to play much further. It soon became apparent that they could not play at a higher level than freshman ball. By the end of Bobby’s first year, his grandmother’s health was failing. She could not control Bobby, nor could she leave the house. He took care of her basic needs such as picking up groceries, emptying the garbage, and minor apartment cleaning.

The guard operating the hose drilled Marcus with ice-cold water from head to toe. After the shower, guards with examination gloves conducted humiliating body cavity searches to limit the contraband smuggled into Cook County lockup. Intimidating guards seemed to take perverse pleasure in roughly performing these searches. Despite this precaution, once inside, inmates could find a thriving underground market for drugs, vanity items and even female hormones. After he shut off the water, a guard with a digital camera snapped body shots of each prisoner from head to toe.

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