OB has a short, but sweet, summation of what we all feel.
What doesn't compute is the sheer banality of what they are alleged to have done.
The 1919 White Sox threw a World Series, other corrupt sportsmen have deliberately lost games, bet against their own team, taken performance enhancing drugs and so on.
But to simply overstep a couple of times? The evidence seems pretty incontrovertible, but it does seem a ridiculously mundane thing to throw your career for.
And as I've alluded to below, how does a bookmaker make a killing with something as trivial as that?