8/10/12 Report – Drunken Belgian Cyclist Sent Home, NFL Rookie Hazing. Bobby Petrino

Don’t you just hate it when that happens: – The Belgian Olympic Committee has sent track cyclist Gijs Van Hoecke home from the 2012 London Games after pictures appeared in British newspapers of him looking drunk and being carried into a taxi after a night out in the city. Seems to be a lot of that going on in London these days. From the BleacherReport: Recapping the Best and Worst…

August 10, 2012
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8/9/12 Update: Icy Hot Used “In a Manner That Was Not Appropriate”, Naughty Female Soccer Coach, Massive Hockey Fight

It’s that time of year again: High School Football Hazing Season! Leading off this year’s arrests are five lads from Liberty High School (CA) who have been suspended from the team for the season and could face criminal charges after a hazing incident at a football camp. About all the cops will say about what happened is that Icy Hot was used “in a manner that was not appropriate.” And,…

August 9, 2012
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8/8/12 Update – Court Says Cheerleading Not a Sport, Olympic Weightlifter Drops 432 lbs on Neck

A federal court has said competitive cheerleading is NOT a sport, at least when it comes to Title IX compliance. This comes after Quinnipiac University tried to cut its women’s volleyball team in favor of the competitive cheer squad. Next they’re going to try to tell us the USC Pole Dancing Team isn’t part of a real sport either! Hazing Incident at Penn State Leads to Criminal Charges – The…

August 8, 2012
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8/7/12 Update: Olympic Menu Features Pot Brownies, Full Montee, Jets Brawl

Just when you thought the Summer 2012 Olympics couldn’t get any dumber . . . we present to you American judo fighter Nick “Dude!” Delpopolo who was expelled from the Olympic Games yesterday after testing positive for marijuana. His defense? In a statement, Delpopolo claims his “. . . positive test was caused by my inadvertent consumption of food that I did not realize had been baked with marijuana, before…

August 7, 2012
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8/6/12 Update – Montee Ball Update, Free Willy at Garage Sale, Britt Meets w. Goodell

Last week we reported that U of Wisconsin running back, and Heismann finalist, Montee Ball was assaulted by five men on a Madison street at 2 am. Sounded like random street violence at the time, but now comes word that a number of Badger football players were allegedly involved in the beating of a non-football player the weekend before. Was Ball involved? Was it really retaliation for that incident? Madison…

August 6, 2012
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8/4/12 – Meanwhile, over at the Fantasy Football Daily Feed

Dear BadJocks Readers: After playing fantasy football last season (and winning my league) I discovered there was a TON of information out there for players, but it wasn’t really organized anywhere. Everyone from ESPN to NFL.com to CBS Sports has their own leagues, experts and opinions, but what if you wanted to hear a little from everyone each day? Nobody seems to share or play nice in this arena. It’s…

August 4, 2012
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8/2/12 Report: Playing to Lose at the Olympics, Water Polo Nip Slip, Former Raven Arrested, more

More trouble at the Olympic Games in London: Badminton officials have thrown out eight players from four teams after it appears they intentionally lost their preliminary matches. Why? Apparently the Chinese #1 was so dominant, they wanted to lose to get a better draw in the tournament, not get eliminated early, and at least play for a silver or bronze medal. Link includes video clip that shows the pathetic attempt…

August 2, 2012
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BadJocks Report for Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Former CSN Baseball Coach Arrested in Marijuana Grow Bust – Dude! KLAS-TV Former NFL Cheerleader Sarah Jones Denies She Is the ‘Female Sandusky’– Now that’s a name you don’t want to be associated with. With video. ABC News Hickory High boys basketball coach arrested on rape charge – Wait a minute, isn’t that the school where Gene Hackman coached in “Hoosiers?” What will Jimmy Chitwood say? Tommy Rees suspended for…

August 1, 2012
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