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Wazoo Sports Declares Bankruptcy

2011 didn’t end well for one local sports network. Wazoo Sports, the network that brought you the ‘UK Pros vs. Villains’ game and replays of classic of UK games, filed for bankruptcy at the end of December.

The London-based company began online in 2005 and moved to your television sets on Insight channel 524 in 2009.

The poor response to the Villains game was likely the straw that broke the Wazoo’s back.

Wazoo files for Chapter 11

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

14 Comments for Wazoo Sports Declares Bankruptcy

  1. Rusty Shackelford
    1:44 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    The Post Game has an interesting article on Jamal Mashburn.

  2. Bumpy
    1:53 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    Sucks, that channel was the shizz

  3. Mr Schwump
    2:06 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    Obviously blew money out the wazoo.

  4. tc571
    2:07 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    Little brother is getting a lot of good pub today at the army all american game. It is about to make me puke! They now have three players in the game. Ugh!

  5. Uatu The Watcher
    2:07 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    I hate this, but sadly not surprised.

  6. here ya go
    2:12 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    prolly wouild have done better in washington state with a name like “wazoo” sports.. just sayin..

  7. No surprise
    2:16 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    The founder is a shady character, doesn’t surprise me at all

  8. Positive Nancy
    2:32 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    Doesn’t Jeff Shepherd work for Wazoo? Why are they located in London Ky? No wonder they went bankrupt, I have never heard of this channel.

  9. Positive Nancy
    2:34 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    Jeff is the VP of Business Development.

  10. Roland
    4:55 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    If it was a BIG named BANK, We would give it money. Or at least the gov would.

  11. wildcatguy
    5:48 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    They left a lot of unpaid folks in Marshall Co. after the Hoopfest there a couple years ago.

  12. MillerTime
    11:01 pm January 7, 2012 Permalink

    I know someone who lost their job because of this mess…very sad….Apparently, the owner has done this with several other ventures.

  13. Bluemister
    10:32 am January 8, 2012 Permalink

    Looks like Wazoo is gonna take it up the…wazoo.

  14. east ky
    8:54 pm January 9, 2012 Permalink

    Jeff Sheppard Apparel LLC and his other company 15, Inc., are two of the creditors of Wazoo. There’s over 100 more listed here including WLEX and WHAS: