• 4 Common Sports Injuries
  • Is it Time to “Call” the Olympics?
  • Is There a College Football Bubble? A Review of “Billion-Dollar Ball”
  • Review: Moneyball the Movie
  • Coming to a Theater or WWE Event Near You Soon: The Iranian Hulk
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4 Common Sports Injuries

Injuries happen, especially during sports. It does not matter how careful you are, you will end up having at least a few bruises, and at times without any mistake of your own. Here are four common sports injuries, that happen to almost every sports person. 1. Knee Ligament Injury Knee ligament injuries are the most dreaded injuries that professional athletes are afraid to face. These injuries can be specified into…

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Is it Time to “Call” the Olympics?

You’ve all seen the hospital drama TV shows where, despite the valiant efforts of doctors and nurses, someone has to “call” the time of death of a patient to make the end official, such as “Time of death, 2;48 PM.”  At which point everyone sulks away, a few people cry, and then the story quickly turns to someone having sex in the doctor’s lounge . . . or something like…

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Is There a College Football Bubble? A Review of “Billion-Dollar Ball”

As I look around the college football landscape as another season is about to begin, it looks like everything is going great for the sport. Attendance is up, revenue is up, high profile coaches like Jim Harbaugh are leaving the NFL for college teams, and stadiums are getting bigger and more luxurious. What could anyone involved possibly worry about? A bubble. And I’m not talking about the kind that create…

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Review: Moneyball the Movie

We’re taking a new direction here at BadJocks. After more than 16 years of reporting on the bad things people in sports do, we’re going to turn our attention to sports media: the movies, TV shows, sports radio stations, podcasts, books and other related resources that talk about sports. And for my first review, I’d like to talk about Moneyball (the movie, not the book, although I also read the…

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Tim Duncan vs. Kobe Bryant: Who Left the Best Legacy?

In case you’ve been living under a rock this past week, the sports world was rocked when San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan announced his retirement. Duncan has always been one of the classiest acts in the NBA, and this most recent action proves it.  By contrast, former Laker Kobe Bryant–possibly the least classy person in the NBA–waiting several years too long to retire and hurt not only his own reputation,…

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Coming to a Theater or WWE Event Near You Soon: The Iranian Hulk

No kidding. I really thought this was PhotoShopped when I first saw the story. This guy can’t be for real, can he? Here’s more on this beast from CBS Sports: If the next Marvel franchise is looking to cast a gigantic superhero — or supervillain — they need look no further than Sajad Gharibi. Gharibi has earned the nickname, “The Iranian Hulk,” due to his massive size and uncanny proportions. He’s…

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The United States Open Championship returns to Pebble Beach Golf Links for its sixth playing in 2019

PEBBLE BEACH, CALIF. (June 28, 2016) – Pebble Beach Resorts, host site for the 2019 U.S. Open Championship, is proud to unveil the championship logo that represents the sixth playing of golf’s ultimate test at Pebble Beach Golf Links, the most of any host course in the last 50 years. The 119th U.S. Open Championship will be conducted June 13-16, 2019, and the prestigious major will be the 13th USGA…

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You Knew This Would Happen: Canadian Curling World Swept Up in ‘Broomgate’

The popular ice-based sport of curling has joined the big leagues! No, not in popularity (although likely it will be the highlight of the next Winter Olympics) but in controversy.  And it’s not steroids or deflated balls, but it does involved brooms which might dramatically alter the game. More from Global News (video below): Broomgate, as many are calling it, has now prompted the World Curling Federation to act on…

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Video: Euro 2016 Match Between Russia and England Ends in a Clash

Video: Euro 2016 Match Between Russia and England Ends in a Clash

European soccer hooligans are at it again! The Euro 2016 match between Russia and England which ended in a 1 all draw, turned into chaos as Russian fans charged into a section full of English supporters.  They threw missiles, tearing down flags and fighting with anyone who stood in their way.

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Tyson Fury’s Bad-Boy Image Allows Spotlight for Anthony Joshua

British boxing is currently dominating the world, especially when it comes to the heavyweights. With two world champions in Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury, things are on the up for the Brits. However, the two champions are expected to go head-to-head in the next 18 months. With that in mind, we’re wondering if Fury’s bad-boy image wouldn’t look so bad if Joshua wasn’t the golden boy of the sport Both…

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Video: Professional Wrestler Performs BOOBPLEX on Rivals  – Joey Ryan

Video: Professional Wrestler Performs BOOBPLEX on Rivals – Joey Ryan

So, there’s a professional wrestler (assuming he’s a pro because who would do this for free, right?) named Joey Ryan who has invented–and possibly perfected–a finisher move called the Boobplex.  Yes, you read that right. And it’s exactly what it sounds like: he gets behind a female wrestling opponent (yes, apparently in this age of equality, men can wrestle women for money), grabs them by their breasts and flips them…

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Video: College basketball junior pulls off an incredible dunk from BEHIND the free throw line

Video: College basketball junior pulls off an incredible dunk from BEHIND the free throw line

Is this video for real, an optical illusion, or some kind of CGI? Here’s more on the story from the Daily Mail: At 6′ 2″, Patrick Dickert is considered small in the world of basketball. But the Colby College player has somehow managed a dunk so incredible, even the NBA’s finest would find it hard to follow. In a video posted to his Instagram that has stunned the internet, the 21-year-old junior…

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