Crime In Sports

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Two comedians take an unmerciful and hilarious look at athletes who have lost big games...with the law!Crime in Sports does the research, and finds the funny in the world of sports true crime.New episode every week!

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Two comedians take an unmerciful and hilarious look at athletes who have lost big games...with the law!Crime in Sports does the research, and finds the funny in the world of sports true crime.New episode every week!
🇬🇧 English
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2019-03-12 07:01
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2019-03-12 04:23
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#153 - The Creepy Sleeper - The Beltlessness of Cecil "The Diesel" Collins

This week, we try to break through the line, with a man who always understood one thing, that his athletic ability would always keep him out of trouble, and from having to learn how to be a normal member of society. His football career was brief, but ...

#152 - Is There Cocaine In That Dumpster? - The Amphibiousness of Chris Washburn

This week, we stare up at a giant of a man, who just never figured out how to be a functioning, adult member of society. Everything was taken care of for him, like bad grades, lazy play, or even brushes with the law, until one day, things weren't take...

#151 - Swerving Out Of The Fast Lane - The Edginess of Lyndon "LB" Byers

This week, we skate full speed into the boards, with a guy that we can't help but find entertaining, and a bit likable. He was a professional goon, fighting his way into the NHL, and hanging on for years with his tenacity. He had more fights than 5 ave...

#150 - Aristotle In His Underpants - The Philosophicalness of Stephen Bailey

This week, we look at a man from a prominent, and respected sports family, who followed in his legendary grandfather's footsteps... For a while, anyway. He was always considered a kind, quiet guy, until mental illness started to take over. After a fe...

#149 - The Fallen Boy Scout (And The Scummie Awards!!) - The Diminutiveness of Chuck Knoblauch

This week, before we get to the Scummie Awards, we dodge an errant throw from a man who was bred for baseball. It was his dream, from the time he could remember, and he achieved that dream, despite his smaller stature. Although he was very successful, ...

#148 - Keep The Punching In The Ring - The Heedlessness of Diego "Chico" Corrales

This week, we stroll down a dangerous path, with a dangerous guy. He came from some very tough circumstances to achieve wealth, fame, and champion status. The problem was, he just couldn't keep his fighting inside the ring. His violent tendencies at ho...

#147 - Duct Tape, Steroids & Carpet Jesus - The Unsettledness of Jeremy "The Scorpion" Jackson

This week, we duck a left hook of crazy, with a man who was right at the cusp of something big, until he let his demons take the wheel. He fought his way out of nowhere to get the attention of the UFC, only to be kicked off a reality show for not foll...

#146 - The Bill Cosby Of The Super Bowl - The Creepiness of Darren Sharper

This week, we look at a man who did everything in life the right way, including becoming a Super Bowl champion, until seemingly falling off a cliff of depravity, and committing some of the worst crimes that we've ever heard of. He went from being desc...

#145 - More Than Zero Tolerance - The Badness of Scott Hall AKA "Razor Ramon"

This week, we try to hold down a very crazy story down for a three count! A man who had all the ability that you could have, and used that ability to make it to the very top of the wrestling game. Big money, fame, and tons of alcohol, drugs, and pills ...

#144 - The Choking Yachtsman - The Seaworthiness of Latrell Sprewell

This week, we try to catch our breaths as we careen down an icy slope of disaster. He was The American Dream. He came from a tough background to make himself world famous, and $100 million richer, but it all came crumbling down in the end. From atta...

#143 - A Hubcap In Your Gillooly - The Classiness of Tonya Harding

This week, we explore the life of a woman who came from nothing, and ended up right at the edge of greatness... Then she fell off that edge. A troubled early life led to a troubled adult life, including drinking while doing everything, aggressiveness ...

#142 - A Tornado Of Lightning In A Bottle - The Chivalrousness of Ambiorix Burgos

This week, we peek around a blind corner, only to be engulfed by anger, violence, and just plain crazy! A man from humble beginnings that made it to the big time, but let his considerable demons get in the way. A fast, but escalating trail of violence...

#141 - Legally Gross - The Lewdness of Mike McBain

This week, we check out a guy who seemed completely benign to outside observer. He accomplished his dream of making it to the NHL, even if his career wasn't the most distinguished. The problem was, there was something truly evil, beneath the surface. ...

#140 - Those Are The Symptoms - The Unaccountableness of Dale Crowe

This week, we look at a potential Rocky, who fell a bit short of the mark on a professional level, but way short on a societal one. He was someone that you could root for. A blue collar fighter, with a tough chin, and day job, but something went wron...

#139 - Guns, Glory & Federal Court - The Eventfulness of Maurice Clarett

This week, we look at a man who had the potential to be a legendary figure in his sport, but he was prevented from doing so. First, he was prevented by the NCAA, NFL, and the federal court system, then he was prevented by his own inexplicable actions....

#138 - Minivans, Cocaine & Multiple Gunshot Wounds - The Mistakenness of Charles Smith

This week, we drive to the hoop with a man who was liked by everyone he came across. Teammates loved him. Coaches adored him. He worked hard, played his role, and always helped others, making him an All-American, an Olympian, and an NBA player... Un...

#137 - Great Robberies & Regular Shootings - The Briskness of Roy "The Weasel" James

This week, we cruise down the road, at top speed, as we look at the life, career, and crimes (mostly crimes) of a man who participated in one of the largest, most well organized criminal capers in history. As if that wasn't enough, once he got out of p...

#136 - Road House Thunderdome - The Precipitousness of Harold Howard

This week, we explore the winding path of insanity with a man who was a champion in his sport. He was a pioneer of what is now a major sports entity. He was also a lunatic, who seemed to lose his mind, all at once, and sink into the quicksand of crime...

#135 - A Valium & Flatulence Cocktail - The Regrettableness of Lamarr Hoyt

This week, we stagger down a path of wasted opportunities, and squandered goodwill, with a man who came from a very unstable background to be the best pitcher in his league at one point. He was well liked, and quiet, but that may have just been becaus...

#134 - A Matter Of Taste - The Gregariousness of Adrien "The Problem" Broner

This week, we check into a world of pure lunacy, with a man who was an Olympic hopeful, and can't miss future prospect. No matter what he does, he does it while talking. Then when he's done, he talks about it a little more. From posting his own mugs...

#133 - That's a Lot Of Murder - The Inordinateness of Anthony Smith

This week, we look at a man that overcame the odds of a tough upbringing, to make it all the way to the top! The problem is that he seemed to want o be a criminal, even though he didn't have to be. While looking for a little excitement, after retirem...

#132 - Skip To My Jail - The Cantankerousness of Rafer "Skip To My Lou" Alston

This week, we head to the playground to check out a guy that you just want to root for, until he messes up. Again, and again. He was a street ball legend that transitioned his on court game to the pros, but never transitioned his off court game. Fro...

#131 - Jeeps, Meatballs & Forcible Sex - The Determinedness of Billy Tibbetts

This week, we explore the world of a guy who had the world seemingly handed to him, and just couldn't wait to give it right back. H became from a privileged background, and had every opportunity to have all the best in life, but chose to assault a you...

#130 - Hated By Most, Disliked By All - The Loathedness of "Bruiser" Bob Sweetan

This week, we head down a slippery path of self destruction, and personality defects, from a man who came from a farm, in the middle of nowhere, to earn a name in his chosen profession... And that's where the good ends. He took advantage of fellow wre...

#129 - A Surprise In His Pants - The Ashamedness of Gary Charles

This week, we keep being surprised by our subject's antics... until it isn't surprising anymore. He was undersized, but scrappy, and had a chance to have a great, and long career, but injuries derailed all of that. Well, injuries, and a whole lot of ...

#128 - Hall Of Fame Or Trailer Park? - The Squanderedness of Brien Taylor

This week, we are overwhelmed by a mushroom cloud of things that could have been... and unfortunately, the things that actually were. One of the most highly touted baseball prospects in history. A sure fire hall of famer, that never actually threw a ...

#127 - The Escalator To Failure - The Abruptness of Darryl Henley

This week, we navigate through a story that includes cocaine, heroin, cheerleaders, gangsters, potential hit men, and much more! He started out in a great family, went to great schools, and lived his dream. So, of course, that meant he had to figure ...

#126 - Straight Out Of The Bad Bin - The Two-Facedness of Olden Polynice

This week, we ride a roller coaster of emotions, as wee root for, then despise this man, who was born disabled, and went on to play in the NBA. Unfortunately for him, and everyone around him he was still lacking in whatever that thing is that makes yo...

#125 - The Ghosts Made Him Do It? - The Mercurialness of Josh "The Fluke" Grispi

This week, we peel back the layers of a man who was incredibly promising, and even personable... until something caused him to change. Was it brain damage? Cocaine? The ghosts in his basement? Shockingly, those are all possibilities, as this story gr...

#124 - Drugs, Speed & Stupid - The Sophisticatedness of Gary "Hot Shoe" Balough

This week, we chase down the story of a man who had a desire to drive fast, live hard, and break many federal laws. He was an outcast in his sport for not being enough of a redneck, while his actions project nothing but redneck to the rest of the worl...

#123 - The Revenge Of Mr Pancake - The Anonymousness of Lee Siner

This week, we dig deep to find a story of pure crazy. Gangsters with cartoon character names, street violence, and a brutally beaten physics professor. This man started a beef with the silliest sounding gangster in the entire world, but didn't learn ...

#122 - Watching It Burn To The Ground - The Ineptness of Andre Rison

This week, we climb a mountain of arrogance & stupid behavior, with a man who thought incredibly highly of himself, maybe because he made millions of dollars, and dated a pop star. Of course, he blew every penny, and that pop star burned his mansi...

#121 - The Tornado Of Temper - The Copiousness of Milton Bradley

This week, we navigate through a torrential downpour of arrests, ejections & general craziness. He started out promising, but soon his temper got the best of him, and seemingly took over every aspect of his life. His explosive reactions are mind ...

#120 - Who Put Cocaine In My Underpants? - The Pugnaciousness of Bob Probert

This week, we hang on tight for a wild ride with a man who never met a fight that he didn't like... including with police officers, and just about every player in the NHL. He was wilder off the ice, than on it. His saga is one of constant relapses of ...

#119 - Like A Greased Up Sled - The Unendingness of Tammy "Sunny" Sytch

This week, we peek in at the downhill slide of a person who seemed to have it all. She had brains, talent, beauty, hard work, dedication to her craft, and all the success that comes from those attributes. Unfortunately, those qualities also came with...

#118 - Violence Just Follows Some People - The Menacingness of Anthony Mason

This week, we head down an alley, and get punched in the face by repeated criminality, and craziness. A man who was beloved in his sport for his tenacious, and rugged play, but unfortunately for all concerned, he took those qualities off the court, an...

#117 - Never A Dull Moment, Always An Empty Glass - The Recalcitrantness of John Daly

This week, we may have bitten off more than we can chew, with this giant, enormous, disaster of a story. He came out of nowhere to become a champion, and a cult hero. He was a rebel, in a sport full of stiffs. He was also a winner, a loser, a drunk, ...

#116 - Terrible People Do Terrible Things - The Vileness of Hermes Franca

This week, we dive back into the brain damage sports with a man who brought himself to the US, with nothing but $300, and a dream. He achieved that dream by becoming a champion, in the ring, but quickly shattered that dream by being an absolutely awful...

#115 - Hitting A Bullseye With A Hammer - The Shiftlessness of Chris Mason

This week, we are confronted with pint glasses full of crazy, as we delve into a sport that we've never covered before, and a man who is truly what Crime In Sports is all about... Ego, self-destruction & and the complete disregard for others. This...

#114 - Bad Luck, Booze & Bullets - The Disorderliness of Steve Foley

This week, we serve up a heaping helping of one of the craziest stories out there. A guy who had both the best, and the absolute worst luck imaginable. He did enough stupid things to cost himself, but in the end, a bullet ends up taking his playing c...

#113 - Punching Leads To Shooting - The Turbulentness of Jermain Taylor

This week, we take a hard look at man who came up the hard way, and managed to overcome it all to be a hero to his community, state, and the entire country. He achieved all his goals, before beginning a long string of strange, violent, and scary incid...

#112 - Flexing His Crime Muscles - The Exhaustiveness of Jose Canseco

This week, we travel down a long path, littered with idiocy, arrogance, and steroid needles. He was as well renowned as you can be, but he always had a secret. A secret that he had no problem revealing, at a later date, in tell all book style. In be...

#111 - The Worst Kind Of Double Life - The Diabolicalness of Bob Hewitt

This week, we talk about a man that was ahead of his time, in his profession, and his attitude. He was a rebel, for the times, but also appeared to be an upstanding citizen, and even went to the hall of fame. What everybody didn't know, and wouldn't...

#110 - The Chemical Killing Machine - The Enhancedness of Gordon Kimbrough

This week, we watch a man fall apart, due to his own, terrible decisions. He was the king of his little world, and seemed to have a great life, all coming together, including the woman of his dreams. The problem was that things weren't as they seemed...

#109 - Another One Bites The Dust - The Calamitousness of Roy Tarpley

This week, we follow the bread crumbs down a long path of constant disaster, with a man who had all the talent in the world, but just could not stop his self destructive behavior. Not even for $25 million. Instead, he smoked, drank, snorted, and beat...

#108 - The Crown Prince Of Violence - The Excitableness of Ryan Gracie

This week, we look down the barrel of a lunatic, with a man who never saw a street fight that he could resist being a part of. He loved ladies, booze, drugs, violence, and an overall instability of life, that lead him down a familiar, but even crazier...

#107 - A Founding Father Of Crack - The Fortunateness of Thomas "Hollywood" Henderson

This week, we wander down a trail lined with craziness, and cocaine! A brash, big talking, talented guy throws it all away by becoming one of the most enthusiastic crackheads in the entire country. As he put it, he "went from the penthouse to the cra...

#106 - Murder In A Flash - The Unpredictableness of Esteban de Jesus

This week, we have a story that goes from the lowest lows, to the highest highs, until it comes crashing down, well beneath rock bottom. A champion with the an incredible work ethic, until his habits started to include shooting up speedballs, and hang...

#105 - Always An Explanation - The Smoothness of Aurelian Smith Jr, AKA Jake 'The Snake' Roberts

This week, we have an extra long episode to say thank you for reaching 4000 iTunes reviews! This is a story that begins with as much horror as possible, and kind of goes downhill from there. A genius at his profession, but an absolute dullard in the ...

#104 - Dumb, Dishonest & Dead - The Energeticness Of Steve Howe

This week, we have an extra long episode because of the sheer volume of idiocy, as we again head down a corridor of crazy with a man who could not stop destroying his own life, and seemed to enjoy watching it crumble. He was given more opportunities t...