catskills essay 6 - I t points out that the roots of the...

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Unformatted text preview: I t points out that the roots of the 1950s-era college basketball scandals rest in the Catskills summer resorts. The cooks apparently were the fi rst to fix the games with college players, who were there for summer jobs and a bit of basketball. In the Catskills, gamblers fi rst made the connections that would eventually rock the college basketball world and lead to the suspensions of several City College of New York players, as well as players from other schools in New York City and around the United States. Watch the t railer on YouTube here. ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2009 for the course ENVE 2010 taught by Professor Prof.katz during the Spring '09 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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