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Video: Fan Heckles Rory McIlroy, then makes putt for $100 Ryder Cup 2016

You have to see this one to believe it! From the YouTube description: Either Justin Rose or Henrik Stenson — there’s some debate as to who actually was involved — took advantage of both and made a memorable moment on Thursday after overhearing a random American fan saying he could make a 12-foot putt that was just missed by Rory McIlroy. The Europeans doubted it, so they put $100 right…

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NASCAR’s Bristol Motor Speedway to Host Va Tech v Tenn Game – 150K to Watch!

Bristol Motor Speedway, in Bristol, Tennessee is usually home to NASCAR races. But this weekend it will host a college football game between Virginia Tech and Tennessee hoping to shatter the single game attendance record by 30,000 fans! Here’s more from Sporting News: The largest crowd to ever witness a college football game, an estimated 120,000 fans, filled Soldier Field in Chicago in 1927 for Notre Dame-USC. Three years ago, more than 115,000…

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Where Do You Go for Basketball News?

The great thing about this Internet is that there is information EVERYWHERE. The problem with the Internet sometimes is that there’s information EVERYWHERE . . . if you know what I mean. You can drive yourself crazy surfing from one site to the next trying to get the latest tidbit, photo, or video. We’re still a few months away from the start of basketball season, but when the time comes…

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4 Common Sports Injuries

Injuries happen, especially during sports. It does not matter how careful you are, you will end up having at least a few bruises, and at times without any mistake of your own. Here are four common sports injuries, that happen to almost every sports person. 1. Knee Ligament Injury Knee ligament injuries are the most dreaded injuries that professional athletes are afraid to face. These injuries can be specified into…

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Is it Time to “Call” the Olympics?

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”

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

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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