What your view of sports and life would be if you had too many concussions
It’s 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 thirteenth January in a row, we here at Dubsism will be handing out our 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 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 or you can use our contact form below.
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/Web Page, Twitter handle, or any other 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 Monday, December 27th, 2021.
For more information on last year’s winners, click here.
The Mickey Klutts Award for Unfortunate Naming
Previous Winner: Faraj Fartass, Left Wing, French Rugby Club Vannes
The Bobby Knight Award for Achievements in Dramatic Public Meltdowns
Previous Winner: The Atlanta Falcons
The Bevo and Ralphie Award for Mascot Buffoonery
Previous Winner: Melba Mills, Kansas City Chiefs “Super-Fan”
The Budd Dwyer Award for Excellence in Career Suicide
Previous Winner: Kevin Warren, B1G Ten Commissioner
The Ed Hochuli Award for the Best Call
Previous Winner: Josh Donaldson, Third Baseman, Minnesota Twins
The Jason Sehorn Award for Being Completely Overrated
Previous Winner: The Los Angeles Clippers
The Clinton-Nixon Award for Cover-Up Futility
Previous Winner: Ginny Fuchs, U.S. Women’s Olympic Boxer
The Charles O. Finley Award for Achievements in Cheap
Previous Winner: The Kansas City Chiefs
The Joe Kapp Award for Being Run Out of Town
Previous Winner: The Toronto Blue Jays and Toronto Raptors
The Bobby Layne Award for Best Performance While Drunk
Previous Winner: David Ayres, Emergency Back-Up Goalie, Carolina Hurricanes
The Artis Gilmore Award for Achievements in Hair Boldness
Previous Winner: Gardner Minshew II, Quarterback, then of the Jacksonville Jaguars (now a member of the Philadelphia Eagles)
The Kyle Orton Award for Achievements in Partying
Previous Co-Winners: Max Gilliam, Quarterback, University of Nevada-Las Vegas
The Vasily Alexseyev Award for Plus-Sized Achievement
Previous Winner: Thomas “Snacks” Lee, Student Manager, Jackson State (Mississippi) University
The Jamie Moyer Award for Excellence in Geriatrics
Previous Winner: Vince Carter, retired from the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks
The Vinko Bogotaj Award For Epic Failure
Previous Winner: F.C. Seoul, South Korean Soccer Club
The Joe Theismann Award For Gruesome Injuries
Previous Winner: A Backyard Wrestler on Twitter
The Dick Vermeil Award For Great Moments in Crying:
Previous Winner: A Dallas Cowboys’ fan on Twitter
The Gene Mauch Lifetime Achievement Award
Previous Winner: Sam Wyche, former NFL Quarterback and Head Coach
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Fabulous ideas for awards. I’m going to pay closer attention to sporting events, so I can contribute in a meaningful way.
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Or you can always ask a sports fan you know 🙂
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