15 Funniest Fake Sports Twitter Accounts You Need to Follow
The Russian billionaire/owner of the Brooklyn Nets chimes in on the sports world. No translator required.
Is strong move of Knicks for sign Kenyon Martins. I have great respect for man with "hickey" of such magnitude.— Mikhail Prokhorov (@Fake_Prokhorov) July 24, 2013
Spoofing ESPN and and its personalities is old hat by now. This fake ESPN account, though, is one of the better ones. And sometimes, we can't tell if it's fake or not.
Jets GM John Idzik strikes down Rex Ryan's attempt to trade Mark Sanchez for half-eaten Chipotle burrito.— The Fake ESPN (@TheFakeESPN) September 2, 2013
Mocking Lou Holtz's lisp is low-hanging fruit, but give credit to this fake account for slaying its biggest enemies: Spell check and autocorrect.
Fithy daysh unthil collish foothball rethurns! YESH!— Lou Holtz (@PretendLouHoltz) July 12, 2013
If you like your tweets from journeyman left wingers to be profane, this is the right place for you.
Yeah, am I mad Canada didn't invite me? I'm still brushin my teeth with bonus money and rippin cigars with cuban models..you be the judge— not Dany Heatley (@DanyAllStar15) July 22, 2013
The avatar alone is worth the price of admission to this account spoofing Nebraska’s hotheaded coach.
FYI we set a Nebraska record Saturday for most tackles made after the runner got a first down— Fake Bo Pelini (@FauxPelini) September 2, 2013
Peyton Manning has a big head. And he has an even bigger twitter account. His large dome’s bio says it all: “Best head on twitter. Making fun of sports, pop culture, and my size!”
Hold up...The Packers released Vince Young and signed Seneca Wallace?!? I never thought I'd type that sentence.— Peyton's Head (@PeytonsHead) September 2, 2013
What it's like to have a front-row seat with the two-time Stanley Cup champion coach with the Blackhawks. Talk to the 'stache. It will Tweet back.
Asked Coach if I can skip the trip to Columbus this season. His reply: If I have to go, you have to go. #toughlove— Quenneville's Stache (@CoachQsMustache) July 19, 2013
The account mocking one of ESPN’s college football reporters is a little sophomoric, but we applaud a parody account of the WWL that credits everything to a “Source.”
Source: Wynfrey Hotel's plan to limit crowd for Nick Saban's Media Days appearance includes requiring both shirts and shoes.— Joseph Schad (@FutureJoeSchad) July 17, 2013
The kid from the NFL's Play 60 commercials made a name for himself mocking Cam Newton. His fake account takes on the rest of the league.
I play 60 minutes a day and get nothing in return. Andrew Bynum plays 0 minutes for the 76ers and makes 17 million.— Play 60 Kid (@NatePlay60) July 11, 2013
Still funnier than the Frank Caliendo sketches.
Robert Meachem to return to Saints after stealing millions of dollars from the San Diego Chargers.— Faux John Madden (@FauxJohnMadden) September 3, 2013
Think Bill Simmons’ Grantland is too stuffy? Don’t need Mad Men Power Rankings and Real World/Road Rules Challenge recaps clogging your sports site? Not interested in Bon Jovi thinkpieces? Fake Grantland is for you.
My Name is Wakefield: By offering the same thing every time with unpredictable results, is Weezer the knuckleball pitcher of rock music?— Fake Grantland (@fakegrantland) February 22, 2012
Started as the Big 12 began to crumble under its former commissioner, the fake Dan Beebe account revels in the #buyoutlife while poking fun at the misfortunes of Texas, the haplessness of Missouri and the sensitivity of the Texas A&M fanbase.
I'm not saying Texas' defense sucks, but I'm starting to understand why they lost the Alamo.— Fake Dan Beebe (@DanBeebe) October 27, 2012
Not sure why the real Bill Walton didn’t provide enough entertainment on his own. His parody account, though, delivers the goods.
The NFL just isn't the right place for Tim Tebow. He needs to go play for the Raiders instead.— Not Bill Walton (@NotBillWalton) August 31, 2013
This pitching deity and dapper gent is named after Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn, who played “base ball” from 1881-91. He comments on today’s game and current events with the point of view you may expect from a man who completed 73 of 75 games and pitched 678 innings in 1884.
People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do: opium and ladies of questionable morals. - C. Radbourn— Old Hoss Radbourn (@OldHossRadbourn) October 30, 2011