Unregulated Internet betting is probably not threatening sports much, if at all in North America. It’s not like Kobe Bryant is making wagers online that his team will purposely lose game 4. It’s not like that on this side of the pond. On the other side of the drink things are a little different. In many pro basketball leagues coaches are allowed to bet on the games and such is the case in many other sports. You take a look at what happened to John Higgins and its easy to see how the situation can escalate. It seems easy enough to say, but the proof is in the pudding, perhaps the best thing to do is for sports to partner up with betting companies. David Stern and Roger Goodell would have a heart-attack, but it seems to be an effective partnership elsewhere. Read more.