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ESPN breaks out the fancy vocab to remind us Jets are believers


Of all the words in the world available to ESPN in order to convey "confidence," they go with "cocksureness" on their front page.

Wholeheartedly approve.  Which can't be a good thing.

[Image via, obviously, ESPN]
[[Thanks to Tim L. for the heads up]]


  1. Bob's Blitz

    January 21, 2010 at 4:53 pm

    Elizabeth Merrill knows cocksureness when she sees it. Bloggers can’t debate that.

  2. Paolo X

    January 21, 2010 at 5:27 pm

    More ESPN and East Coast media Jets’ homering who represent themselves falsely as “national” as usual …ditto my previous comments on that post about the douche dad:

  3. TheSportsHernia

    January 21, 2010 at 6:52 pm

    I don’t think it’ll be possible to stomach two weeks of Jets coverage if they win, but it might be worth it to see how you handle all of it.

  4. Sir William the Cockstrong

    January 21, 2010 at 10:30 pm

    Pray tell, brethren, be there not a more apt word than cocksureness?

    Seek thee out this “ESPN” fellow and lop off his balls.

  5. Detroit4lyfe

    January 21, 2010 at 11:32 pm

    ESPN: There HAS to be another way of saying cockiness without using the word ‘cock.’


  6. bigjf

    January 22, 2010 at 11:04 am

    In victory or defeat, Rex will eat.

    I would’ve put something like that.

  7. TheSportsHernia

    January 23, 2010 at 7:15 pm

    cockrex has to be a word

  8. Dr. Peter Venkman

    January 26, 2010 at 8:13 pm

    Looks like the cocksureness spilled over into the streets too:

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