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It’s Time To Submit Your Nominees For The Seventh Annual Dubsy Awards

Norman Maine award sceneFor the seventh January in a row, we here at Dubsism will be handing out our coveted awards for various achievements in the world of sport.  Regardless of where you are reading this, the fact you are here means you likely have read a lot of other sports stuff, and therefore likely have a better idea of to whom to give these awards than do the drunken bunch of keyboard droolers on the staff here at Dubsism. You can always check out our previous awards should you have any questions as to the reasons for which the awards are given, and if you don’t know, you can also do web search on the people for whom the awards are named.  They are both telling and self-explanatory.

Having said that, here is the Dubsy award nomination ballot. Simply fill in your nominees (be sure to include pertinent facts; links to supporting evidence are always welcome, and depending on the reason for nomination, it may be required by the Dubsism legal department), then copy and paste your ballot into an email addressed to dubsism@yahoo.com.

There are very few criteria for submitting a ballot:

  1. One nominee per category per email.
  2. Nominees must come from the world of sport, and they must fit the category in which they are nominated.
  3. You do not need to nominate a winner in each category
  4. Nominees should have a national presence – as much as your local high school coach might be a perfect nominee, if the rest of us never heard of him, it doesn’t do any good. However, we are willing to make exceptions for awesome stories which have links to back them up.

We also will be giving honorable mentions to the best nominees which are pretty damn good, but didn’t win. For those, we will post your name and a link to your blog/webpage if you wish. If you don’t wish, then don’t give it to us…

For more information on last year’s winners, click here.

The Seventh Annual Dubsy Award Nominee Ballot

Your Name:

Your Blog/Website/Facebook Page so people can worship your brilliant nomination:

The Mickey Klutts Award for Unfortunate Naming

Previous Winner:  Jim Bob Cooter, Detroit Lions quarterbacks coach/offensive coordinator

Your Nominee:

The Bobby Knight Award for Achievements in Dramatic Public Meltdowns

Previous Winner: Pennsylvania sports anchor Mike Zambelli

Your Nominee:

The Bevo and Ralphie Award for Mascot Buffoonery

Previous Winner: The New Orleans King Cake Baby Thing

Your Nominee:

The Budd Dwyer Award for Excellence in Career Suicide

Previous Winner:  Donald Sterling, former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers

Your Nominee:

The Ed Hochuli Award for the Best Call

Previous Winner:  The guy in the Ray Rice “wife-beater” T-shirt

Your Nominee:

The Jason Sehorn Award for Being Completely Overrated

Previous Winner: The San Francisco 49ers

Your Nominee:

The Clinton-Nixon Award for Cover-Up Futility

Previous Winner:  Roger Goodell and the mishandling of the domestic violence issue

Your Nominee:

The Charles O. Finley Award for Achievements in Cheap

Previous Winner:  The Kansas City Royals

Your Nominee:

The Joe Kapp Award for Being Run Out of Town

Previous Winner: Former New York Jets’ head coach Rex Ryan

Your Nominee:

The Bobby Layne Award for Best Performance While Drunk

Previous Winner: Olympic Swimmer Michael Phelps

Your Nominee:

The Artis Gilmore Award for Achievements in Hair Boldness

Previous Winner:  Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton

Your Nominee:

The Kyle Orton Award for Achievements in Partying

Previous Winner: Seattle Seahawks bruiser-back Marshawn Lynch

Your Nominee:

The Vasily Alexseyev Award For Plus-Sized Achievements

Previous Winner: Jared Lorenzen, quarterback of the Arena League’s Northern Kentucky River Monsters

Your Nominee:

The Jamie Moyer Award for Excellence in Geriatrics

Previous Winner: Professional golfer Fred Couples

Your Nominee:

The Vinko Bogotaj Award For Epic Failure

Previous Winner: The New England Patriots Twitter Feed

Your Nominee:

The Joe Theismann Award For Gruesome Injuries

Previous Winner: Indiana Pacers forward Paul George and Kansas State safety Dylan Schellenberg

Your Nominee:

The Gene Mauch Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is given annually to somebody who has been around forever, but never won anything.

Previous Winner: Long-time NFL head coach Marty Schottenheimer

Your Nominee:

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Nominations will be accepted until 3 p.m. Eastern (U.S.) time on Wednesday, December 30th, 2015.

Let your voice be heard, Dubsists. There’s over  a million of you out there, so let’s really make these awards mean something…we simply cannot let the ESPYs stand as the standard in sports awards. Who gives a shit about what “30 by 30″ movie was the best? Let’s make sure we are giving award for things we care about.

After all, aren’t we as the fans what make sports matter in the first place?

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5 comments on “It’s Time To Submit Your Nominees For The Seventh Annual Dubsy Awards

  1. sportsattitudes
    November 25, 2015

    I have a feeling this is gonna be the best Dubsy’s ever. Maybe a Red Carpet Pre-Show and a Live Podcast of the Dubsy Awards is appropriate?

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    • J-Dub
      November 25, 2015

      Anything is possible, except Joan Rivers is dead.

      Liked by 1 person

      • sportsattitudes
        November 26, 2015

        Her memory lives on. What a body of work she does leave behind to draw from. I think of Ryan Seacrest at times as the next Joan.

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      • J-Dub
        November 26, 2015

        Does Seacrest have a goofy-looking daughter to ride his coat-tails?

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      • sportsattitudes
        November 26, 2015

        Not that he knows of…yet.

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