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Hornung, Karras suspended for betting on NFL

Updated: April 15, 2001, 7:24 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

April 17, 1963

Green Bay Packers halfback Paul Hornung and Detroit Lions defensive tackle Alex Karras probably would have taken even money that they would never be suspended for betting on NFL games. But they would have lost that wager as NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle suspends the two stars indefinitely for betting on league games and associating with gamblers or "known hoodlums."

Hornung set an NFL record with 176 points in 1960 and was the league's MVP in 1961. Karras has ...

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