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Phil Rosenthal: As sports gambling grows, an athlete's divorce is now more than just gossip

CHICAGO - I wish I could say the pending dissolution of Ben and Julianna Zobrist's marriage was nobody's business but theirs.

I can't.

This isn't just because it's two celebrities - he a Cubs World Series MVP and she a Christian pop musician - who talked up their marriage in the national media.

It's also not just because Zobrist's leave of absence affects the Cubs.

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