Crypto’s ties to sports raise ethical questions


              FILE - Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. walks off the field following an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in Glendale, Ariz. The bankruptcy of FTX and the arrest of its founder and former CEO are raising new questions about the role celebrity athletes such as Tom Brady, Steph Curry, Naomi Osaka, Beckham Jr., and others played in lending legitimacy to the largely unregulated landscape of crypto, while also reframing the conversation about just how costly blind loyalty to favorite players or teams can be for the average fan. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, File)
            
              FILE - Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns the ball against Sara Sorribes Tormo, of Spain, during their match at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, May 1, 2022. The bankruptcy of FTX and the arrest of its founder and former CEO are raising new questions about the role celebrity athletes such as Tom Brady, Steph Curry, Osaka and others played in lending legitimacy to the largely unregulated landscape of crypto, while also reframing the conversation about just how costly blind loyalty to favorite players or teams can be for the average fan. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
            
              FILE - Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry stands on the court during an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets in Oakland, Calif., March 6, 2018. The bankruptcy of FTX and the arrest of its founder and former CEO are raising new questions about the role celebrity athletes such as Tom Brady, Curry, Naomi Osaka and others played in lending legitimacy to the largely unregulated landscape of crypto, while also reframing the conversation about just how costly blind loyalty to favorite players or teams can be for the average fan. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
            
              FILE - Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) runs on the field before an NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022. The bankruptcy of FTX and the arrest of its founder and former CEO are raising new questions about the role celebrity athletes such as Brady, Steph Curry, Naomi Osaka and others played in lending legitimacy to the largely unregulated landscape of crypto, while also reframing the conversation about just how costly blind loyalty to favorite players or teams can be for the average fan. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
Crypto’s ties to sports raise ethical questions