Sport: When Scandals Do Not Scandalize

Despite sordid charges, a basketball-fix trial stirs little interest

In federal court in Brooklyn, a tall, sad young man from Boston College has been on trial more than a month, accused of shaving points in six B.C. basketball games during the 1978-79 season. Perhaps he will learn the jury's verdict this week. His name is Rick Kuhn, and except for the eyes, he seems younger than 26. He sits at the defense table alone, but in the company of four other defendants, men with even older eyes and Damon Runyon-sounding names, including convicted extortionist Jimmy...

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