Are they guilty of match fixing, or are they just wasted?

We’ve covered stories on this site involving suspected referee tampering, whether it be Bulgarian footie or American roundball. Now we’ve got sprinkler-happy racetrack grounds managers in the UK making pony punters suspicious that someone’s trying to take advantage. If it was true, it would not only be unethical, it’s also not very environmentally friendly. (Don’t make us sic Al Gore on you.) But without hard evidence, suspicions of match fixing can be way off the mark, such as the case of the two cricket stars who turned in uncharacteristically poor performances, not because they’d secretly been funneled some serious cash, but because they’d publicly funneled some serious amount of beer down their gullets. Read more.