BadJocks Update: HS Basketball Player From Sudan Claims He Didn’t Know He Was 30 Instead of 17

Jonathan Nicola
April 28, 2016

Wait, what? You may have seen this story earlier about Canadian high school basketball phenom Jonathan Nicola who played for Catholic Central Secondary School in Windsor. At 6’9″ and a powerful build, Nicola dominated other teams, despite this being his first year playing in North America. He was so good, in fact, that his coach/sponsor thought he might go pro! But, as it turns out, the advantage was more one of age…

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Canadian HS Basketball Star Turns Out to Be 30-Year-Old Man

It was the feel-good story of the Canadian high school basketball season: Jonathan Nicola, a refuge from Sudan, played for Catholic Central High School in Windsor and at 6-foot-10 he dominated the local hoops scene and started getting noticed by some college teams. But it turns out that Nicola was really a “boy among men” as he wasn’t a teenager after all but 30 years old and had apparently lied to get into the…

April 22, 2016
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Video: Fight Erupts During Cooper City, FLA Youth Baseball Game

cooper city youth baseball brawl video
April 20, 2016

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, and this still from a video shot during a youth baseball game in Cooper City, Florida this week speaks volumes about what is wrong with youth sports these days. Not a lot of details yet, but it’s obvious from the video (below) that the adults involved couldn’t control their tempers and started brawling like a bunch of drunken sailors in front of…

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Two HS Volleyball Coaches Show “Fifty Shades of Grey” to Team on Road Trip

Fifty Shades of Grey movie still
April 19, 2016

For anyone who hasn’t lived under a rock the past few years, the plot for the popular erotic romance novel turned movie Fifty Shades of Grey reads like this: . . . (it) traces the deepening relationship between a college graduate, Anastasia Steele, and a young business magnate, Christian Grey. It is notable for its explicitly erotic scenes featuring elements of sexual practices involving bondage/discipline, dominance/submission, and sadism/masochism (BDSM). Not…

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Cheerleader’s mom accused of punching coach in face

Cheerleader's mom accused of punching coach in face
April 15, 2016

Most of the time, parents want what’s best for their kids. Sometimes though, the might push a little too hard to get what they want. Take for example Stephanie Moore Waddle, 44, of Orlando who’s daughter is a cheerleader at Timber Creek High School. Waddle’s daughter was suspended from competition for some reason and forced to sit in the stands and watch them perform. And, to make matters worse, this girl also…

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Video: North Carolina high school girl suspended after vicious hit on soccer field

Video: North Carolina high school girl suspended after vicious hit on soccer field
April 10, 2016

UPDATE: Apparently Pine Forest goalkeeper Cassie Sturtz has a history of taking out strikers with flying tackles. Sturtz used a similarly aggressive move during the 2014-15 season during a match against fellow North Carolina foe Grays Creek. Watch this video and decide if a two game suspension now seems like enough of a punishment. EARLIER: I’m no expert, but seems like if you did something like this to a stranger…

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Wisconsin High School Athletic Association Bans Fans From Booing, Chanting “USA, USA!”

WIAA Sportsmanship Campaign
January 13, 2016

The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA), buy cialis regulatory body for all Wisconsin high school sports, pilule sent an email to Wisconsin students, student-athletes, coaches, parents, cheerleaders, and others back in December reminding them about their new guidelines for sportsmanship. The rules ban “chants by student sections directed at opponents and/or opponents’ supporters that are clearly intended to disrespect,” according to WIAA. Obviously, sometimes fans can get a little carried…

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Essendon drugs verdict: 34 players guilty of doping charges and banned for 2016 season – AFL

Essendon drugs verdict: 34 players guilty of doping charges and banned for 2016 season – AFL
January 12, 2016

The Essendon Bombers of the Australian Football League will likely not be playing next season. That’s because pretty much the entire team–including 22 players no longer with the squad–were found guilty on doping charges after they lost an appeal this week.  Here’s more from The Guardian: Thirty-four past and present players of Essendon football club have been found guilty of doping charges after an appeal from the World Anti-Doping Agency’s…

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