Is it Time to “Call” the Olympics?

Olympic News headlines
July 27, 2016

You’ve all seen the hospital drama TV shows where, despite the valiant efforts of doctors and nurses, someone has to “call” the time of death of a patient to make the end official, such as “Time of death, 2;48 PM.”  At which point everyone sulks away, a few people cry, and then the story quickly turns to someone having sex in the doctor’s lounge . . . or something like…

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Is There a College Football Bubble? A Review of “Billion-Dollar Ball”

July 26, 2016

As I look around the college football landscape as another season is about to begin, it looks like everything is going great for the sport. Attendance is up, revenue is up, high profile coaches like Jim Harbaugh are leaving the NFL for college teams, and stadiums are getting bigger and more luxurious. What could anyone involved possibly worry about? A bubble. And I’m not talking about the kind that create…

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Review: Moneyball the Movie

July 19, 2016

We’re taking a new direction here at BadJocks. After more than 16 years of reporting on the bad things people in sports do, we’re going to turn our attention to sports media: the movies, TV shows, sports radio stations, podcasts, books and other related resources that talk about sports. And for my first review, I’d like to talk about Moneyball (the movie, not the book, although I also read the…

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Coming to a Theater or WWE Event Near You Soon: The Iranian Hulk

June 29, 2016

No kidding. I really thought this was PhotoShopped when I first saw the story. This guy can’t be for real, can he? Here’s more on this beast from CBS Sports: If the next Marvel franchise is looking to cast a gigantic superhero — or supervillain — they need look no further than Sajad Gharibi. Gharibi has earned the nickname, “The Iranian Hulk,” due to his massive size and uncanny proportions. He’s…

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Tyson Fury’s Bad-Boy Image Allows Spotlight for Anthony Joshua

boxing match winner
June 13, 2016

British boxing is currently dominating the world, especially when it comes to the heavyweights. With two world champions in Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury, things are on the up for the Brits. However, the two champions are expected to go head-to-head in the next 18 months. With that in mind, we’re wondering if Fury’s bad-boy image wouldn’t look so bad if Joshua wasn’t the golden boy of the sport Both…

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Tips on Getting Into a Sold Out Event

June 6, 2016

One of the best ways for a person to reduce the amount of stress they have in their life is by taking the time to find a hobby. For people who love excitement and getting to know new people, going to sporting events or concerts is a great way to pass the time. In some cases, getting discount tickets to a particular event will be difficult due to the fact…

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The Real Question: Who Took the Fun OUT of Baseball?

June 1, 2016

Earlier this year, Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper wore a hat that read “Make Baseball Fun Again” and proceeded to explain that his mission this season was to do just that: bring fun back to Major League Baseball.  And, as laudable as that is, the real question was never asked: who took the fun OUT of baseball to begin with? In the wake of Harper’s announcement, sports pundits seemed to agree that…

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Is There a Sure Thing in Fantasy Football Anymore?

December 7, 2015

Just when you think you’ve got something figured out (like life) you quickly realize that you don’t. That brief moment of clarity can quickly be replaced by even more confusion because you THOUGHT the mystery was solved. Such, I believe, is the nature of fantasy football for 2015 . . . and maybe beyond. Nothing, it seems, is an iron bet anymore. Let’s start with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning….

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Reasons to Go Fishing In Costa Rica

November 5, 2015

Taking time to find the right ways to alleviate the stress that you have in your life should be a top priority. There are so many different things that can go wrong with too much stress in your life. There are a variety of different activities out there and finding the right ones will require a good bit of research. Among the most beneficial and stress free activities out there…

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Best Reasons to Teach a Child Archery in Calgary

October 30, 2015

One of the biggest concerns that a parent has is making sure their child stays involved in activities in their spare time. The more idle time that a child has, the more trouble they will usually be in. By taking the time to figure out the right activities for a child, the parent will not have to worry about them getting into trouble. With all of the activities out there,…

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Amir Khan Eyes a Bout with Mayweather, as He Ploughs Through Fighters

August 31, 2015

[Khan v Algieri on May 29th 2015] The momentum for this potential fight is definitely strong as Mayweather’s training camp express interest in a possible showdown between the two world class fighters. Mayweather’s father has been quoted as saying that this could be an “easy fight” for Mayweather to end his career with. Circling the Mayweather camp, Khan trained with two of Mayweather’s trainers in 2008, saying that during this…

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