Italian Premier: Let’s Suspend Soccer for Two or Three Years Because of Scandal

For those of you who missed it, Italy has been rocked over the past year with a major soccer match-fixing scandal with more than 50 people arrested so far, including Lazio captain Stefano Mauri. Not Stefano, you say? Yes, Stefano. Our beloved Stefano allegedly went over to the dark side. It’s gotten so bad, that the new premier of Italy, Mario “I’m Not the One Who Slept With Underage Prostitutes”…

May 30, 2012
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Family Sues School District for $18.7 Million, Claims They Ignored Coach Sex Scandal

Is this the next phase in the High School Coach Sex Scandal trend of the last 10 years? We report more and more of them, but nothing seems to want the schools to get more involved in preventing these incidents.  So, parents are going to start suing schools, especially when there’s evidence they knew–or should have known–about an inappropriate relationship. The latest case: In Indiana, the family of a former…

May 29, 2012
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World Cup Referee: Faking Injuries Could Lead to Delay in Treating Players Who Are Actually Hurt

Last month, help the owner of a major soccer team suggested that the best way to stop soccer flopping was to penalize the fakers. Now comes word from a World Cup referee who believes that injury fakes could be putting players who are actually hurt on the field at risk. Why? Apparently, game officials like Howard Webb are seeing so much “diving” by pro players that they just expect that…

May 25, 2012
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$25 per hour jobs on Facebook, now hiring!

A message from our friend Amy at PaidSocialMediaJobs.com: Hi Did you know that businesses all around the world are hiring people just like you to help manage their social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube? There is a lot of money in it, and the best part is that you don’t need any qualifications, prior experience or specialised skills. All you need is a few spare hours per…

May 24, 2012
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Drunk German Golfer Arrested for Playing Through on City Streets

Arrested for just playing golf? Probably not going to happen. Arrested for playing golf drunk? We suppose it could happen, but the numbers are small compared to the actual number of drunk golfers each weekend. But if you’re a drunk golfer AND teeing off in the middle of a busy street in Cologne, Germany then, maybe you might get arrested.  That happened to a man this week after a taxi…

May 24, 2012
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HS Track Coach/Daughter-in-Law of Nike Founder, 41, Dismissed After Taking Teen to Prom – Melisssa Bowerman

May 23, 2012

We cover a lot of strange stories here at BadJocks. A LOT. Over more than 12 years we thing we’ve seen just about everything. Then comes the story of Melissa Bowerman, a volunteer track coach at Condon-Wheeler High School in Oregon. If the Bowerman name sounds familiar to you, it’s because her father-in-law was Bill Bowerman, one of the co-founders of Nike. Her husband is Jon Bowerman, 73, who is…

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Video: High School Mascot Stolen, Abused in Video – Bluffton High School

Still from Bluffton High mascot hostage video
May 21, 2012

It’s a video many of us have seen before. A masked gunman stands in front of the camera, holding a gun, making threats and demands. In the background, the helpless hostage waits in fear. On one point, the gunman/terrorist lashes out and smashes the victim in the face with the butt of his rifle. But no one really gets hurt. Not because this is a Hollywood movie or TV show,…

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Swim Coach Has Sex With Teen, Provides Her With Fake Medical Note to Get Back in School – Kenneth Fuller

If the charges against West Chester Rustin High School (PA) swim coach  Kenneth Fuller are true, this guy went to great lengths to allegedly have sex with a high school girl. Usually they find an empty classroom or parked car to do the deed. This guy–allegedly–prepared elaborate schemes to get the girl out of school and her pants. Not only did he call the school on one occasion pretending to…

May 21, 2012
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Video: Huge Canadian Lacrosse Brawl

They play lacrosse in Canada? INDOOR lacrosse? Apparently, this is what happens when they’re unable to make ice for hockey. Unfortunately, seek the same rules about fighting don’t apply in lacrosse as they do in hockey. Other than the fact that this fight seems to involve everyone in the building at some point, there’s not much else we can tell you about what’s in the video, other than at the…

May 18, 2012
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Video: Substitute Goal Keeper Comes Off Bench to Stop Goal

May 17, 2012

You think the flopping and diving in soccer are bad? You should she the world class cheating that goes on. For those of you who follow Argentine soccer (and who doesn’t?) you’re already aware that Huracan Las Heras traveled to Club Atletico Union this week in an epic battle between the worst two teams in the league. The loser goes home and the winner advances in the league tournament and…

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