Syracuse Assistant B-Ball Coach Put on Administrative Leave After Molestation Accusations – Bernie Fine

Now that the Penn State scandal is out there, are we going to be seeing more of these? Or is this just a coincidence?  On Thursday, Syracuse University placed long time associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine on administrative leave after a former ball boy accused him of years of sexual abuse. ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” interviewed Bobby Davis, now 39, who once lived in Coach Fine’s basement as a…

November 18, 2011
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Vanderbuilt Football Player Arrested for Robbing Member of Ice Hockey Club of $5000

First off: Vanderbilt sophomore safety Andre Simmons stands accused of felony counts of robbery and burglary. But that’s not the interesting part of the story. No, the interesting part of the story is about the guy he allegedly robbed, Zachary Abelman, a sophomore forward on the Commodore’s club ice hockey team. You see, Simmons didn’t just try to grab Abelman’s iPod or his laptop. No, the back-up football player stand…

November 17, 2011
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Video: Highlight Reel for Nine-Year-Old Football Player

November 15, 2011

You know how some of our Painful Sports Videos make you cringe? This one will make you smile. Little DJ–number 3 in most of the video clips–looks like he’s ready to play high school football and he’s only 9! Note to self:  Check back in 7 years to see if “DJ” has signed a letter of intent to play for LSU.

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Latest on Joe Paterno/Penn State Sex Scandal

So many stories out there, that I’m not going to try and compete with all of them, so we’ll just bring you some of the best/latest we’ve come across.  The Penn State Board of Trustees faces a huge dilemma this weekend: ask a living legend to step aside against Nebraska, even though he hasn’t been charged with a crime, but may have done less than he should OR let Paterno…

November 9, 2011
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NASCAR Nastiness: Kyle Busch Suspended From Race After Intentional Wreck

November 7, 2011

How bad a NASCAR driver would you have to be to NOT be able to make a wreck look like an accident? Pretty bad, we guess, but that’s what happened to veteran driver Kyle “Sideswipe” Busch, who had to sit and watch this past weekend’s Sprint Cup and Nationwide races from the pits after deliberating wrecking championship contender Ron Hornaday Jr. in the Camping World Truck Series race held on…

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Painful Sports Video: Romanian Soccer Fan Punches Player During Game

November 4, 2011

Things took an ugly turn, even by football hooligan standards, this week during a Romanian soccer match Steaua and Petrolul Ploie?ti at Ilie Oana stadium in Ploie?t (You were probably watching it on ESPN9 on your iPhone). In the video, you’ll see the fan in black just jogs across the field and punches Steaua Bucharest defender George Galamaz, breaking his cheekbone. Galamaz was treated and released from a hospital, but…

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HS #Cheerleading Coach Accused of Giving Teens Booze, While They Watched Her Kids! – Lori DiMassimo

If you’re a teacher or coach, decease what could be worse that giving underage high school kids booze? Giving them booze WHILE they’re babysitting your own children. Which is what Lori DiMassimo, 26, former cheerleading coach at Montoursville Area High School (PA) stands accused of today. And that is wrong (and stupid) on so many levels, it’s hard to know where to begin. But here are the basics: According to…

November 3, 2011
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DeadSpin: Former #ESPN VP Filed Pre-Emptive Lawsuit Denying He Masturbated In Front Of #ErinAndrews

The DeadSpin/ESPN love fest continues. This time the story revolves around a guy named Keith Clinkscales, ESPN’s former senior vice president for content, development, and enterprise, who left the company earlier this year to become an independent producer. It’s a rather long and complicated drama (as most of these “insider creeps at ESPN” stories are) but because it involves an alleged incident on an airplane with the lovely Erin Andrews,…

November 3, 2011
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Video: Iranian #Soccer Player Suspended for Using Goal Celebrations to Grab Teammate’s Junk – Mohammed Nosrati

November 3, 2011

You know how soccer players sometimes do those annoying, staged soccer goal celebrations? Well, this is NOT one of those times, but video of the goal celebration in Iran by Mohammed Nosrati of Tehran against their rivals, Damash Gilan, has gained a lot of attention anyway. Why? Well, Mr. Nosrati appears to use the celebration to grab the buttocks of one of his teammates. Is it intentional or accidental? Watch…

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Woman, 48, “Acting Crazy” on Golf Course Tasered by Cops

November 2, 2011

You know, usually our BadJocks “Tasered by Cops” stories feature rather large, young male athletes (typically football or basketball players) who have had a little too much to drink. And the generally smaller–and smarter–officers responding to an incident do the smart thing and just zap their asses into submission. But not this time. No, this time the crazed athlete was a middle-aged Ohio mother of two who was hugging and…

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