We call them "pickpockets". Nothing to do with sports and they are thieves, pure and simple, but this human-interest piece on one such, Wilfrid Rose and newly forcibly retired (got 3 months to 3 years in a penal institution), might charm you a bit--hate the crime, love the man or something like that? Anyway: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/20/ny...kets-tale.html