The True Legacy of Building Stadiums for the FIFA World Cup

From a press release we received: The seven key factors that led to overdesigned and under-utilised stadiums after the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa Saïd Business School, University of Oxford The ‘legacy’ of hosting a major sporting event, such as the FIFA World Cup or the Olympics, is the prevailing argument made by host countries to justify the huge expense of the event. South Africa, Brazil, and Qatar…

May 29, 2015
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FXP Training Event HULA HOOP LEVEL 1 CERTIFICATION – Detroit, Michigan

FXP Fitness
April 24, 2015

Get ready for a fitness revolution in more ways than one! FXP Fitness teacher training is heading to Studio 8 Fitness in Detroit, Michigan on May 2, 2015 to bring a fresh perspective to fitness and provide exciting skills and tools needed to be a successful Hula Hoop® Fitness instructor. A holistic exercise created by internationally respected fitness leader, Niece Pecenka, the FXP Fitness program is optimally designed to help…

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Girls of Color Are Not Getting Equal Chances to Play School Sports, NWLC Report Shows

National Womens Law Center
April 23, 2015

Nationwide, 40 percent of heavily minority schools have large athletics gaps for female students, compared to only 16 percent of heavily white schools (Washington, D.C.) Girls of color are finishing last when it comes to the opportunity to play sports in high school, according to a new report released today by the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (PRRAC). Finishing Last: Girls of…

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Roll Out the Summer Fun with Rollors—America’s New Favorite Outdoor Yard Game!

Rollors outdoor game
April 16, 2015

My family is always looking for something to do together outdoors during the summer. Doesn’t yours? Have you heard about Rollors? Summer is almost here and that means beach days and backyard barbeques are soon to be in full swing! When it comes to outdoor fun, yard games are always a great choice, but at this point who isn’t a little bored with the same old bocce at every event?…

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Golf Digest Puts Lexi Thompson, 20, on Cover Topless

Lexi Thompson topless cover Golf Digest
April 5, 2015

Golf Digest has come a long way! Well, some people might think they’ve come a long way and others might think they’re going back to a time when scantily clad women were put on the covers of magazines to help sales.  Say, wait a minute, doesn’t Sports Illustrated still do that every year with a swimsuit issue? If this doesn’t get young men playing golf again, I don’t know what…

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Mediocre Golf Association Exclusive Merchandise for “The Masters” Now Available

bastards
April 1, 2015

We got this in the mail today and at the very least, the logo made us laugh! And we’re nothing here at BadJocks but easily manipulated. So here’s their entire press release: (San Francisco / March 31, 2015) – Mediocre Golf Association, the amateur specialty league that celebrate its’ members unremarkable scorecard showings on the links, announces a brand new collection of merchandise to celebrate one of the most famous…

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The Ripple Effect in Fantasy Football: Case in Point the Jimmy Graham Trade

National Football League logo
March 25, 2015

There have been a lot of big trades and free agency pick-ups in the NFL this off season. More than any I can remember in a long time and with so many players changing teams we’re going to have a lot of fun next summer on draft day trying to decide who to pick. Let me give you an example with just one trade: tight end extraordinaire Jimmy Graham from…

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2015 NFL Football Lines with Mybookie.ag

NFL cheerleader
March 12, 2015

Yesterday’s column about the trading bloodbath in the NFL was pretty well received.  (Okay, no one actually threatened me over it, so I am taking that as a positive.) Despite being months away from training camps opening, the National Football League has found a way to capture our attention at a time when Major League Baseball thinks it should be center stage with Spring Training in full swing. (Hahahahahahaha.) But then…

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Gronk Bowls in LA

Gronk w. Autographed Bowling Pin
March 12, 2015

Who knew? According to my source, Gronk, aka, Super Bowl Champion, Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski of the New England Patriots, was seen at Lucky Strike L.A. LIVE Tuesday night. Gronk had a good time bowling and of course, in traditional Gronk style, he bowled under the pseudo-name “DJ Meow Meow.” Gronk laid off the dance moves but used his muscles to bowl a 152 on the lanes. Staff said he was…

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Tuesday Trading Bloodbath in the NFL is Going to Mess With My Fantasy Team This Year

NFL logo
March 11, 2015

Look, I never claimed to know every player on every team in the NFL. Not like some of the know-it-alls that I play fantasy football with. But I knew enough of the big names players, their teams, and the impact they had on those teams to draft and play competitively. Until yesterday. When the NFL went completely nuts and started trading players like they were on sale. Okay, well maybe…

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New Jersey Allows Physical Skill-Based Gambling

Free Throw Tournament
February 18, 2015

Are we fast approaching a new era when gambling on sports will be legal in all over the United States, not just Nevada?  When historians look back at this time, they may likely point to this event at a lone casino in New Jersey as a turning point. It doesn’t seem like a big deal: allow gamblers to bet against one another in games of skill. In this case, making…

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Top Five Things Brian Williams Will Be Doing During His Suspension

Brian-Williams-Meme
February 11, 2015

So, NBC News Anchor Brian “I Misremembered” Williams, has been suspended for six month by then network for several, shall we say, “embellishments” about his past. You don’t think he’s just going to sit around all that time, do you? Top Five Things Brian Williams Will Be Doing During His Suspension #5, Catching up on this season of HBO’s “Girls” and then washing his eyes out with bleach. #4. Writing…

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