R.L. Stine’s creepy “Goosebumps” books have created many a sleepless night for youngsters too old for Itsy Bitsy Spider but not mature enough to face a real nightmare like Freddy Krueger. The author’s wide library of works have provided a gateway for young readers headed toward scarier books.
On any given Sunday, millions of Americans go online, assemble a team, place a wager and wait for the outcome of the day’s NFL games. Many will lose their money. Some will win – and win big. Maybe even millions of dollars.