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It that time of year again for all you loyal Dubsists out there. It’s time yet again for our Thanksgiving-weekend tradition here at Dubsism; today is the day we open the nomination period for our coveted awards for various achievements in the world of sport. For the tenth January in a row, we here at Dubsism will be handing out our coveted awards. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are very few criteria for submitting a ballot:
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…
Deadline for submission is 5 p.m. Eastern U.S. time on Friday, December 28th, 2018.
For more information on last year’s winners, click here.
The Mickey Klutts Award for Unfortunate Naming
Previous Winner: Kobe Buffalomeat, Offensive Tackle, Illinois State University
The Bobby Knight Award for Achievements in Dramatic Public Meltdowns
Previous Winner: Teddy Atlas, ESPN Boxing Analyst
The Bevo and Ralphie Award for Mascot Buffoonery
Previous Winner: Cosmo the Cougar, Brigham Young University
The Budd Dwyer Award for Excellence in Career Suicide
Previous Winner: Former high school football coach Jim Sharkey
The Ed Hochuli Award for the Best Call
Previous Winner: The University of North Dakota
The Jason Sehorn Award for Being Completely Overrated
Previous Winner: Joe Flacco, quarterback, Baltimore Ravens
The Clinton-Nixon Award for Cover-Up Futility
Previous Winner: The National Football League
The Charles O. Finley Award for Achievements in Cheap
Previous Winner: The University of Tennessee
The Joe Kapp Award for Being Run Out of Town
Previous Winner: Greg Schiano
The Bobby Layne Award for Best Performance While Drunk
Previous Winner: Baker Mayfield, former quarterback, University of Oklahoma (now a member of the Cleveland Browns)
The Artis Gilmore Award for Achievements in Hair Boldness
Previous Winner: Mike Gundy, head football coach, Oklahoma State University
The Kyle Orton Award for Achievements in Partying
Previous Winner: Odell Beckham, Jr., Wide Receiver, New York Giants
The Vasily Alexseyev Award for Plus-Sized Achievement
Previous Winner: Wayne Shaw, Goalkeeper, Sutton United
The Jamie Moyer Award for Excellence in Geriatrics
Previous Winner: Tom Brady, Quarterback, New England Patriots
The Vinko Bogotaj Award For Epic Failure
Previous Winner: The fans of English Premier League club Crystal Palace
The Joe Theismann Award For Gruesome Injuries
Previous Winner: Choirul Huda, Indonesian soccer goalie
The Dick Vermeil Award For Great Moments in Crying:
Previous Winner: Frank Martin, head basketball coach, University of South Carolina
The Gene Mauch Lifetime Achievement Award
Previous Winner: Dan Marino, former quarterback, Miami Dolphins
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