Betting on the End to the NFL Pocket Passer Era

It was NOT a great Super Bowl.  I won’t say “I told you so, ” but I did write a rather brilliant article before the game reflecting my belief that the game would not be the close “Number 1 Offense vs Number 1 Defense” clash all the experts were predicting. I really felt the Seahawks offense would best the Broncos defense in a route and Peyton Manning would be neutralized.  I…

February 6, 2014

The Odds of a Great Super Bowl Game?

Currently, the Las Vegas oddsmakers are saying that the Denver Broncos are a 2 point favorite over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 48. That’s up from only one point after the division playoff games. Look into more Super Bowl betting news and odds here. Individual predictions however, such as Brian Burke at the New York Times give an edge to the Seahawks after some lengthy (some would say boring)…

January 30, 2014

Report: Toronto Raptors Mascot Out for Season

You know professional sports are getting dangerous when even the mascots can blow an Achilles tendon. Here’s more from NESN: Before a regular-season game has been played, the Raptors have learned that their mascot — creatively named “The Raptor” — will miss the entire season after blowing out his Achilles. Coach Dwane Casey‘s daughter was devastated, and we’re sure little Raptors fans everywhere will be disappointed not to see the…

October 11, 2013

HS Football Coach Suspends Entire Team Over Character Issues

What is a high school football coach supposed to do when most of his team is misbehaving? Suspend the whole team and end the season, buy that’s what! Here’s more on the story from the Desert News: Matt Labrum believes football helps create great men.  And it is that belief and his passion for the game that led the Union High School head football coach and his staff to suspend…

September 27, 2013

NFL Futures for Teams, Players Change in an Instant With Browns Trade of Trent Richardson to Colts

It seems to have come out of nowhere. News broke late today that the Cleveland Browns had traded their star young running back, Trent Richardson (the third overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft), to the Indianapolis Colts for a first round draft pick.  And this comes on the heels of another announcement today that already sent Browns fans (and fantasy football players) for a loop: that third string quarterback Brian…

September 18, 2013

Detroit Tiger’s “Singing Hotdog Vendor” Allegedly Fired Over . . . Distain for Ketchup?

September 13, 2013

Don’t ever say we don’t cover the hard sports news here at BadJocks! Video fo the singing hotdog vendor below. From the Detroit News: The crack of the bat. “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” Cheers. Boos. Heckles. “Beer here!” Baseball, it’s a game of sounds. But Comerica Park will be just a little quieter when the Tigers return home Friday night. It’ll be the first Tigers home game since…


Rolling Stone: Former Florida Coach Urban Meyer Covered Up Aaron Hernandez’s College Arrests, Failed Drug Tests

Ever since the former Patriot was arrested on murder charges, questions have swirled about how long Aaron Hernandez has been a thug, with possible gang connections.  Should his coach a the University of Florida, Urban Meyer (now at Ohio State) have known or worse, was the coach invovled with covering up for him? According to a story in Rolling Stone, it sounds like the answer to both questions might be…

August 28, 2013

Good Jock Story: NFL Rookie Rescues Family From Burning Car on Way to Training Camp

July 26, 2013

So, what’s your excuse for being late to work this morning? An NFL rookie is being called a hero after pulling a family to safety from a burning car Tuesday. Jonathan ‘Tig’ Willard, an undrafted free agent rookie with the Tennessee Titans, and another man pulled a mother, her three children and their dog from their car as it burned on the side of a Tennessee highway Tuesday while driving…


15 Hottest MLB All-Star WAGS of 2013

July 19, 2013

Just in time to heat things up for the summer. At right, #8, Lindsay Clubine, wife of Red Sox ace Clay Buchholz. Well, the 2013 MLB All-Star Game is over, and we’ve covered the event from a number of angles this year. We’ve talked about the Home Run Derby and the supposed derby curse. We’ve talked about the changes MLB could make to ensure the ASG remains the best such…


Great-Grandpa, 68, Wins World Series of Poker Senior Event on First Try

June 18, 2013

Well, the first question always is: is poker a sport? If they cover it live on ESPN, then it’s a sport in my book. And there are also a lot of great characters in poker, like any great sport. You also have to have some great underdog stories like that of 68-year-old Kenneth Lind, a retired Army officer and great grandfather. Since he retired, Lind has had some extra time to…