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May 16, 2013 11:30 AM

His biggest save: Sporting's Jimmy Nielsen overcomes gambling addiction

Jimmy Nielsen cussed. He first cussed silently in his thoughts, then just a whisper to himself. Soon the words came loud and louder and finally screamed in a string of obscenities because, well, what else is there to do when you find out the world is about to know your darkest secret? "Yes, " he told his wife, "I have a gambling problem."

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