I’m sorry, Mr Skrzynecki, but not awarding points won’t help. The media will easily maintain a league table. If you want them to “play for the love of the game” the answer is not to pay them. The word “amateur” derives from the Latin verb “to love”, after all.
If they’re kept busy doing real jobs Monday to Friday, they won’t have the time or energy to behave badly.
The over-professionalisation of sport in general, as a vehicle for tobacco, then booze, now gambling, has been one of the saddest trends in my lifetime.