by Jeff Wozer, Buffalo Sports Page Humorist

With word this week of the Supreme Court’s ruling on sports gambling, it may be lot easier for a lot more people to place a bet on sports.  Sports humorist Jeff Wozer is helping out, with his top signs that someone may have a sports gambling problem.

• Nervously paces living room floor while watching curling.

• Under investigation for attempting to rig a Buff State Ultimate Frisbee game.

• Asks 716 bartender to switch TV to Pac-12 chess.

• Punches hole in wall upon learning the Maryvale Middle School’s kickball game is off the board.

• Knows to bet the over on how many times in a broadcast NBC hockey announcer, Doc Emrick, will say “ricochets.”

• During intimate moment mistakenly refers to spouse as “my little Draft King.”

• Overheard on phone, “Double down on the Hutch Tech shot putter.”

• At daughter’s middle school soccer game only parent heard yelling, “C’mon, daddy needs a new car!”

• For a Western New Yorker, seems to know too much about the British Columbia Junior Hockey League’s Chilliwack Chiefs.

• Overheard asking Pottery Barn salesclerk, “What would you suggest for a bookie who has everything?”

Jeff also has some ideas about what Josh Allen said in the Bills huddle, and how the Sabres are preparing for the arrival of top pick Rasmus Dahlin.

Jeff Wozer

Nationally touring stand-up comedian Jeff Wozer has performed with some of comedy’s biggest acts – Martin Short, John Oliver, Brian Reagan – and on some of comedy’s biggest stages – Red Rocks Amphitheater, the Las Vegas strip, Great American Comedy Festival.

His humor articles have appeared in more than 40 publications including ESPN’s Active.com, Rocky Mountain Sports and the Explorer Club’s Explorer’s Journal.

Prior to veering into comedy he worked as a sports and news director for WFAD in Middlebury, Vermont where he won an Associated Press award for hockey play-by-play. And he spent two years as the play-by-play voice for the Vail Avalanche junior hockey team in Vail, Colorado.

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