Chad Millman examines the idea of dark-side betting, in which bettors place wagers on a player or team they dislike, and offers up five tempting options for the coming MLB season.
An investigation into a gambling ring in New York that already has cost one major league scout his job is expanding to include at least seven or eight others, writes ESPN.com's Mike Fish.
A veteran scout fired earlier this month by the Baltimore Orioles has been linked to a sports betting probe, and more scouts could soon be implicated, according to a SI.com report.
The Hall of Fame rejected a proposed donation of Barry Bonds' 700th home run ball from an online gambling operation.
News in brief around the major leagues.