Posts Categorized: Bonehead Classic

Mark Cavendish

Mark Cavendish Becomes Sports Bonehead!

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Mark Cavendish is  UK cycler taking part in the Tour de France. He was involved in an incident where he knocked Tom Veelers, a Dutchman to the ground, while they were cycling close together. This was judged to be an accident and he was cleared. This sort of incident does happen in a sport such […]

Just a Wie $200,000 gaffe

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Michelle Wie, you are a bonehead. One of exorbinant proportions. At the State Farm Classic Michelle Wie left the course without signing her scorecard. Every stinkin’ match at the professional level you are to sign your card to verify it. But not Michelle. The forgetfullness cost her somewhere between $180,000 to $255,000 and a chance […]

Classic Bonehead

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If you dig through the pages of baseball history, you would be hard-pressed to find a bigger bonehead than Robin Ventura. Those that were fortunate enough to have Texas Rangers tickets that day witnessed a spectacular beating at the hands of old man Nolan Ryan, who headlocked poor Robin and roughed him up good. Those […]

Vick goes down for dog fighting

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Not only is this story boneheaded, it’s downright cruel. The national attention this story has gotten is immense, and with good reason. Since 2001, Vick has been involved in an illegal dog fighting ring, where his activities included financing the operation, acting as a bookie for gamblers on the dog fights, and even participating in […]

The Jean Van de Velde collapse

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Jean Van de Velde is known for perhaps the most spectacular collapse in golf history at the British Open in 1999.  With a 3-stroke lead heading into the 18th hole at Carnoustie, Van de Velde needed only a 6 on the par-4 to secure the title.  Sounds easy, huh?  The bonehead takes out his driver […]

Tyson bites Holyfield’s ear

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One of the most infamous moments in boxing history happened in a bout between Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield on June 28, 1997.  Supposedly in retaliation for a Holyfield headbutt, Tyson took a bite into Holyfield’s ear.  The fight continued, and Tyson then bit off a chunk of Holyfield’s other ear, disqualifying him from the […]

Leon Lett Thanksgiving Muff

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The second of two giant boneheaded plays in Leon Lett‘s career came the season after his Super Bowl showboat fumble. On Thanksgiving Day in November, 1993, Lett and his Cowboys led 14-13 as Miami was attempting a go-ahead field goal near the end of the game. The Cowboys blocked the kick, and all they had to do […]

The Chris Webber Timeout

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The 1993 NCAA Basketball Championship game between North Carolina and Michigan came right down to the wire.  Trailing 73-71 with 19 seconds left, Chris Webber rebounded a missed free throw, with everyone clearing back towards the Michigan basket.  As Webber started his way towards Michigan’s end, he travelled…but none of the refs called it!  Webber continued to dribble […]

Leon Lett Super Bowl Showboat Fumble

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One of the most famous boneheaded plays in sports history happened during Super Bowl XXVII in 1993. Leon Lett picked up a Buffalo fumble and made his way towards the endzone, a TD imminent. Well, as Lett neared the goal line, he slowed to a trot and extended the ball out to the side to showboat […]