5 Reasons Jon Gruden is the NFL’s Most Beloved Character

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The half-man, half-savage approach has always worked for fiery play-caller Jon Gruden. 100 career wins, a Lombardi trophy, and an awkward ESPN special dedicated to him certainly sounds like quite the NFL finish, though… Continue reading

The 3 Most Common Mistakes That Destroy Your Baseball Swing

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This is a guest post submitted by Stacy Duh.  Stacy has always enjoyed playing sports keeping up with the latest sports news, notably when the Buckeyes are involved. She works with Phoenix Bats,… Continue reading

2013-2014 NBA Season: Did The Golden State Warriors Make A Huge Mistake?

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The ‘Strap is taking a brief hiatus from our NBA preview to discuss a more pressing hardwood topic… far and away more pressing than the recent release of the new NBA schedule or photo… Continue reading

Knicks’ Iman Shumpert Owns New York With New ‘Versace’ Freestyle

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Like countless ballers before him, Knicks guard Iman Shumpert – better known as the human eraser – once again dipped his toe into the frigid rap-game waters and enjoyed the temperature. Not that… Continue reading

2013 MLB Postseason Race: The Tampa Bay Rays May Have Peaked Too Soon

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The Tampa Bay Rays are in trouble. They were working on losing their sixth game in a row as I was writing this. There are several reasons for the sudden downward spiral for… Continue reading

NFL Fantasy Football 2013: Free Money from FanDuel.com!

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Do you love fantasy football? We certainly do at JockStrap Journal. Luckily for you, for NFL 2013 we’ve decided to partner up with FanDuel.com – the ultimate site to experience daily fantasy sports!… Continue reading

2013-2014 NBA Season Preview: Toronto Raptors Rebuilding Their Raptor Rap

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The Raptors have been in NBA hell for two straight decades. Can Masai Ujiri and his pack of wolves rescue the lowly Raptors? Key Additions: DJ Augustin, Tyler Hansbrough, Masai Ujiri (GM) Steve Novak… Continue reading

NFL 2013: Roger Goodell Strikes Again, Banning Custom Face Masks

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Roger Goodell must be stopped. The man is a power hungry despot, utterly determined to methodically destroy every single thing we love about the National Football League. In between planning the future of… Continue reading

Running of the Bull: This is Why we Don’t Have it in America

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The running of the bull is probably incredibly fun if you manage to not get trampled and/or gored while fleeing from an angry two-ton bovine. This fool on the other hand, was not… Continue reading

2013 NFL Season: Has New York Giants Receiver Victor Cruz Lost His Love of the Game?

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This post was written by a fervent, yet realistic Giants fan with a flexible filter. Temporarily nicknamed the SS Minnow, Sam can be found on Twitter @ohmydamn12 and on her personal website, Forget… Continue reading

NFL 2013: Eli and Peyton Manning Turning Heads in Rap Video Commercial

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Easily scraping the edge between awkward and legendary, this rap video sets a certain tone for the 2013 NFL Season that I’m not sure we’re thrilled about. The Manning brothers have always been… Continue reading

‘MJ and Kobe Identical Plays’ Sequel Video Delivers NBA Freshness

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Fresh from YouTube. Factory Sealed! Enough with the schoolyard MJ-LeBron comparisons, YouTube has shown us that Jordan-Kobe is the only fad there is. With this glorified commercial flocking our screens like the glistening… Continue reading

2013-2014 NBA Season Preview: Beginning in Boston, Where The Celtics Are Starting Over

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With NBA camp set to break in a little over a month, this is the perfect time to look into Jockstrap Journal’s crystal ball and predict how much success each team will have.… Continue reading

The Enigma of J.R. Smith Perfectly Delivered In Song

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“When I wake up in the morning All I do is say, ‘Damn JR, you is scoring’…”–Milford Jerome     Related articles Can The Knicks Win a Title With JR Smith? (newyorksportshub.wordpress.com) Who’s… Continue reading

2013 MLB Playoff Race: Tampa Bay Rays Are Busting Myths as They Climb in the A.L. East

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The Tampa Bay Rays have been around for some 16 seasons now. That is enough time to make some assumptions about the franchise, the stadium and the fan base. This year’s Rays seem… Continue reading

5 Reasons Sports Fans Are Simply The Greatest

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Full of passion and beer, most sports fans can relate to the pure, unfiltered madness that presents itself at sporting events. It’s a sick, yet glorious grouping of sloppy fights and chants that… Continue reading

Gridiron Rant: Is Changing Your Football Coach Always the Solution?

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We see this every year in both college and professional football. The team underperforms and it becomes time for a new coach. The days of the “five-year plan” are no more. But is… Continue reading

Live NFL Player and Injury Updates For Your 2013 Fantasy Football League

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(Updated 8.5.13) We want to help you win your fantasy league so we’re keeping our ears close to the training camp ground for the latest, juiciest, most tantalizing stories. Go take care of… Continue reading

MLB Questions: Why Have Stolen Base Attempts Gone Down in 2013?

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Here at Jockstrap Journal we think the stolen base is one of the more exciting plays in baseball. The pitcher winds and deals, the camera zooms out and we see a blur three-quarters… Continue reading

Field of Dreams: 9 Reasons Everyone Loves Baseball

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Some see the sport of pine-and-ball as boring, tireless, and full of peanuts-and-crackerjack crap. Others call it the American Dream. But baseball is far more than just the slowest of the four major… Continue reading

SHOCKER: Tim Tebow Struggles To Complete Passes In Patriots Camp

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Originally posted on Joe Montana's Right Arm:
From the “we knew we’d read this at some point during the summer” department, Tim Tebow’s first day at New England Patriots training camp was…