#LennyDykstra Hit With Record 23 Felony Counts – Former #MLB Star

Okay, so we can’t say for sure that Dykstra’s twenty-three felony counts is an “record” for a professional athlete, but it has to be close, right? Also, the sheer variety of charges makes this one of the most unusual–and puzzling–arrests on record here at BadJocks. Some of his crimes  include: allegedly leasing various high-end vehicles from several area dealerships by allegedly providing fraudulent information and claiming credit through a phony…

June 8, 2011
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Breaking News: #TerrellePryor Leaves #Buckeyes as Investigation Closes In – #OhioState

First coach Jim Tressel walks away from the Buckeyes, and now their star quarterback, Terrelle Pryor has decided he’s done at Ohio State. Anybody else want to jump the sinking Buckeye ship? Our guess is the NCAA is closing in on its investigation into allegations that football players-including Pryor–sold team memorabilia for discount tattoos.

June 7, 2011
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Surprised? #BCS Strips #USC of 2004 National Championship Over #ReggieBush Infractions

In a move that surprised only the Associated Press (which had already decided to let the Trojans keep their mythical national championship despite the long list of infractions involving Reggie Bush and others on the team) the Bowl Championship Series has stripped the University of Southern California of it’s half of the title for that year. Instead, the title for 2004 will–for some unknown reason–just be handed to Ball State…

June 6, 2011
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Former #Little League Treasurer Sent to Jail for #Embezzling $57K From League, $1.7 Million From Other Clients

They say if you’re gonna go, might as well go big. William L. McKernan III, 45, of Whitpain, PA was sentenced to 11½ to 23 months in the county prison plus a five year probation for stealing nearly two MILLION dollars from all of his other clients. Where did the cash go? According to cops, the list includes: . . . membership to the Union League, tuition bills for private…

June 3, 2011
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Shocker: #Buckeyes #Tressel Resigns After Sports Illustrated Article Claims Years of Violations

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May 31, 2011

So, it wasn’t just a couple of kids last year doing something stupid. Has there been a powerful college football team over the last 30 years that hasn’t cheated? Tressel was forced out three days after Sports Illustrated alerted Ohio State officials that the wrongdoing by Tressel’s players was far more widespread than had been reported. SI learned that the memorabilia-for-tattoos violations actually stretched back to 2002, Tressel’s second season…

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TruTV: Rambling Lenny Dykstra Email Claims Government is Out to Get Him

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May 10, 2011

Our friends over at TruTV.com have obtained a lengthy email from former baseball great Lenny Dykstra who is having more than his share of trouble lately. Not only do the Feds think he hid or destroyed millions of dollars worth of assets before he declared bankruptcy, there was also that maid who claimed he wanted to be massaged–naked–as part of her job interview. Just honest mistakes or the work of…

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Little League Treasurer Accused of Stealing $100G From League

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May 9, 2011

$100,000 gone just like that and no one noticed? And the real question is: how did they get so much money anyway? Details from LoHud.com: The New City Little League’s treasurer has been charged with stealing at least $100,000 from the nonprofit organization, becoming the second Rockland league treasurer in less than two years to face larceny charges. Joyce Bidnick, 58, of 11 Mark Drive, New City, was charged Tuesday…

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Reds Pitcher Arrested for Shoplifting $59 Worth of Stuff, Makes $425K a Year

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April 19, 2011

Some things just never make sense.  Like why they insist on making movies out of old TV shows that weren’t really that popular to begin with. And, this case, of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Mike “Five Finger Discount” Leake who was arrested for shoplifting shortly before a game on Monday.  Leake’s big haul? Diamonds? Jewelry? IPads? Nope. He got caught cutting the tags off of six T-shirts at Macy’s with a…

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