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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!

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    Dinner Iguanas & Murder - Julio Machado

    Dinner Iguanas & Murder - Julio Machado

    This week, we check out the life, career & crimes of a man who made himself immediately noticeable to his baseball teammates. But not because of any amazing baseball prowess, or anything like that, it was mainly because he had a very odd dietary requirement... Iguanas. His reasons for this pre-game feast were as strange as the meal itself. From there, he goes on to murder a woman, in the streets, and still wanted to be allowed to play in MLB. A strange man, some strange habits! What a story!



    Be the perfect Mormon boy, until you get to Dallas, tell everyone that your teeth hurt, and rummage through a college student's medicine cabinet for pills with Golden Richards!!



    Check us out, every Tuesday!



    We will continue to bring you the biggest idiots in sports history!!



    Hosted by James Pietragallo & Jimmie Whisman



    Donate at... patreon.com/crimeinsports or with paypal.com using our email: crimeinsports@gmail.com



    Get all the CIS & STM merch at crimeinsports.threadless.com



    Go to shutupandgivememurder.com for all things CIS & STM!!



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    Charlie Chaplin Can't Save You - "Big" Bill Tilden

    Charlie Chaplin Can't Save You - "Big" Bill Tilden

    This week, we check out of the greatest tennis players who has ever lived. He's a hall of famer, and a lot of his records still stand, today. He was also a real character, writing Broadway plays, starring in silent films, and hanging out with the biggest celebrities of his day, including Charlie Chaplin. He also led a life of secrecy from the general public, hiding his true life from the outside world. He is eventually arrested for a terrible crime, and when you think it can't get any worse, he does it again. And again. His tale has a pathetic ending, from one of the most prolific people of his time!!




    Hide your true self from the world, be the greatest tennis player on earth, while also selling insurance on the side, and never ever learn your lesson with "Big" Bill Tilden!!




    Check us out, every Tuesday!

     

    We will continue to bring you the biggest idiots in sports history!! 

     

    Hosted by James Pietragallo & Jimmie Whisman 

     

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    • 1 hr 59 min
    You Take The Whole Bottle - Golden Richards

    You Take The Whole Bottle - Golden Richards

    This week, we look at a man who played for the Dallas Cowboys, with his golden hair, matching his name, and flowing from the back of his 1970s helmet. But there was definitely more going on than most knew. He was using pain pills to an absolutely insane level. He got so bad that his morning ritual will make you want to gag. This obviously ends up with legal problems, and an exorbitant amount of health issues!! A simply crazy story of the downfall of a "Golden Boy"!




    Be the perfect Mormon boy, until you get to Dallas, tell everyone that your teeth hurt, and rummage through a college student's medicine cabinet for pills with Golden Richards!!




    Check us out, every Tuesday!

     

    We will continue to bring you the biggest idiots in sports history!! 

     

    Hosted by James Pietragallo & Jimmie Whisman 

     

    Donate at... patreon.com/crimeinsports or with paypal.com using our email: crimeinsports@gmail.com 

     

    Get all the CIS & STM merch at crimeinsports.threadless.com 

     

    Go to shutupandgivememurder.com for all things CIS & STM!! 

     

    Contact us on... twitter.com/crimeinsports 

    crimeinsports@gmail.com 

    facebook.com/Crimeinsports 

    instagram.com/smalltownmurder

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    • 2 hr 2 min
    One Tough Broad - Evelyn Stevens

    One Tough Broad - Evelyn Stevens

    This week, we look into a very different corner of the world, ladies wrestling! The old school women wrestlers were a tough lot. They could perform in the ring, then go clear out a West Texas bar with their fists! This particular woman was one of the very few to claim a legit win over the Fabulous Moolah! She was also married to a famous wrestler, and dated another, before ending up married to gym owner/bodybuilding trainer, and going down a rocky road. Neighbors watched them fighting, in the snow, and heard them fighting, in the house. This all leads to crazy showdown, that is reminiscent of another CIS subject, Sally McNeil!




    Marry a wrestler, who will NEVER let another man call you a "whore", win the world title from the Fabulous Moolah, and make sure to lave a note, admitting to your crime with Evelyn Stevens!!




    Check us out, every Tuesday!

     

    We will continue to bring you the biggest idiots in sports history!! 

     

    Hosted by James Pietragallo & Jimmie Whisman 

     

    Donate at... patreon.com/crimeinsports or with paypal.com using our email: crimeinsports@gmail.com 

     

    Get all the CIS & STM merch at crimeinsports.threadless.com 

     

    Go to shutupandgivememurder.com for all things CIS & STM!! 

     

    Contact us on... twitter.com/crimeinsports 

    crimeinsports@gmail.com 

    facebook.com/Crimeinsports 

    instagram.com/smalltownmurder

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    • 1 hr 53 min
    Jonestown... Or Idi Amin?? - John Brisker

    Jonestown... Or Idi Amin?? - John Brisker

    This week, we look at a man who never met a fight that he didn't like. He fought his way from the projects, to college, where he did a strange combination of extracurricular activities. He was the most feared man in the ABA, regularly punching out both opponents & teammates. His time in the NBA was cut short by his violent nature, so he went to Uganda to hang out with the dictator, Idi Amin... and was never heard from again. Or, did he die in Jonestown, with his aunt? Or, is he still alive somewhere, hiding from his problems?




    Introduce yourself using your fists, turn basketball into a contact sport, and be called "Lebron James with anger issues" with John Brisker!!




    Check us out, every Tuesday!

     

    We will continue to bring you the biggest idiots in sports history!! 

     

    Hosted by James Pietragallo & Jimmie Whisman 

     

    Donate at... patreon.com/crimeinsports or with paypal.com using our email: crimeinsports@gmail.com 

     

    Get all the CIS & STM merch at crimeinsports.threadless.com 

     

    Go to shutupandgivememurder.com for all things CIS & STM!! 

     

    Contact us on... twitter.com/crimeinsports 

    crimeinsports@gmail.com 

    facebook.com/Crimeinsports 

    instagram.com/smalltownmurder

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 1 hr 53 min
    Violent, Nasty & Possibly Misunderstood - Ty Cobb

    Violent, Nasty & Possibly Misunderstood - Ty Cobb

    This week, we go back in time to check out one of the most celebrated & controversial athletes of all time. He held just about every hitting record possible, when he retired, but this story is all about the craziness that surrounded him. His father & mother had about the grossest relationship ever, which ended violently. Ty was a violent guy, alcoholic, and one of the fiercest competitors to ever play any sport. He also got arrested for some crazy things. But is everything we've ever heard about Ty actually true? Or, was a lot of it the imagination of an author, looking to sell books?? Either way, this is one wild story!




    Be a product of the most disgusting "relationship" of all time, hit over .400 on multiple occasions, and fight a butcher over your wife's fish order with Ty Cobb!!




    Check us out, every Tuesday!

     

    We will continue to bring you the biggest idiots in sports history!! 

     

    Hosted by James Pietragallo & Jimmie Whisman 

     

    Donate at... patreon.com/crimeinsports or with paypal.com using our email: crimeinsports@gmail.com 

     

    Get all the CIS & STM merch at crimeinsports.threadless.com 

     

    Go to shutupandgivememurder.com for all things CIS & STM!! 

     

    Contact us on... twitter.com/crimeinsports 

    crimeinsports@gmail.com 

    facebook.com/Crimeinsports 

    instagram.com/smalltownmurder

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 2 hr 8 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
23K Ratings

23K Ratings

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