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The Fourteenth Annual Dubsy Award Nomination Ballot

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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 fourteenth 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 dubsism@yahoo.com or you can use our contact form below.

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/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 26th, 2022.

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

The Fourteenth Annual Dubsy Awards Nominations

The Mickey Klutts Award for Unfortunate Naming

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Rocky Lombardi, Quarterback, Northern Illinois University

The Bobby Knight Award for Achievements in Dramatic Public Meltdowns

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Carter Prenosil, Carlisle High School, Iowa

The Bevo and Ralphie Award for Mascot Buffoonery

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: The University of Miami (FL) Hard Rock Stadium Cat

The Budd Dwyer Award for Excellence in Career Suicide

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Jon Gruden, former Head Coach, Las Vegas Raiders

The Ed Hochuli Award for the Best Call

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Eliah Drinkwitz, Head Football Coach, University of Missouri 

The Jason Sehorn Award for Being Completely Overrated

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: The Brooklyn Nets

The Clinton-Nixon Award for Cover-Up Futility

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Bob Baffert. Horse Racing magnate

The Charles O. Finley Award for Achievements in Cheap

  • Winner:
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Previous Winner: Major League Baseball 

The Joe Kapp Award for Being Run Out of Town

  • Winner:
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Previous Co-Winners:  Ed Orgeron, former LSU head football coach and Mike Shildt, former manager, St. Louis Cardinals

The Bobby Layne Award for Best Performance While Drunk

  • Winner:
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Previous Winner: Max Scherzer, Pitcher, Los Angeles Dodgers

The Artis Gilmore Award for Achievements in Hair Boldness

  • Winner:
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Previous Winner: Ella Bruning, Abilene, Texas, Little League 

The Kyle Orton Award for Achievements in Partying

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Greg Long, Offensive Lineman, Purdue University

The Vasily Alexseyev Award for Plus-Sized Achievement

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Willians “La Tortuga” Astrudillo, former Utility Player, Minnesota Twins 

The Jamie Moyer Award for Excellence in Geriatrics

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Phil Mickelson, PGA Golfer

The Vinko Bogotaj Award For Epic Failure

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: The University of Southern California 

The Joe Theismann Award For Gruesome Injuries

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Khetag Pliev, Mixed Martial Arts Fighter 

The Dick Vermeil Award For Great Moments in Crying:

  • Winner:
  • Honorable Mention:

Previous Winner: Steve Stricker, Captain, United States Ryder Cup team

The Gene Mauch Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Winner:

Previous Winner: Don Nelson, former NBA Head Coach 


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