Make your sports fans laugh with these hilarious sports jokes for kids!

Well, you know we love jokes around here! We’ve compiled collections of funny jokes and knock-knock jokes, and even Star Wars jokes. So I decided it was time for some sports jokes! These jokes are all hilarious and appropriate for kids.

This article was originally published in March 2018 and updated in March 2023.

Hilarious Sports Jokes

Q: What is harder to catch the faster you run?
A: Your breath!

Q: Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants?

A: In case he got a hole in one!

Q: Where does a hockey player get all his money?
A: From the tooth fairy!

Q: Why can’t Cinderella play soccer?

A: Because she is always running away from the ball!

Q: What is something you can serve, but never eat?

A: A volleyball!

Basketball Jokes

Q:  Why did the basketball player bring his suitcase to the game?

A: Because he traveled a lot!

Q:  What kinds of stories do basketball players tell?

A: Tall tales!

Q: Why do basketball players love cookies and milk?
A: Because they can dunk them!

Q: Why did the chicken get ejected from the basketball game?

A: Because there was so much fowl play!

Q: Why did the basketball player go to jail?

A: Because he shot the ball!

Q: Why are basketball players messy eaters?

A: Because they are always dribbling!

Baseball Jokes

Q: When is a baseball player like a spider?

A: When he catches a fly!

Q:  How is a baseball team similar to a pancake?

A:  They both need a good batter!

Q:  What is an insect’s favorite sport?

A: Cricket!

Q: What did the baseball glove say to the ball?

A: Catch you later!

Q: Why did the Yankees sign a contract with a baker?

A: They needed a new batter!

Q: What animal is best at hitting a baseball?
A: A bat!

Q: What has 18 legs and catches flies?

A: A baseball team!

Q: What runs around a baseball team but never moves?

A: A fence!

Q: Why is Yankee Stadium the coolest place to be?

A: It’s full of fans!

Football Jokes

Q: What did the coach say to the broken vending machine?

A: I want my quarter back!

Q: Where do you go to buy new uniforms?

A: New Jersey! (groan!)

Q: Which football player wears the biggest helmet?

A: The one with the biggest head!

Q:  Why didn’t the dog want to play football?

A: It was a boxer!

Q: How do football players deal with their problems?
A: They tackle them head on!

Q: What do football players wear for Halloween?

A: Face masks!

Q: How are scrambled eggs and bad football teams the same?

A: They’ve both been beaten!

What is your favorite sports joke? Leave a comment!

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  1. chloe Apr 19, 2018


  2. Andrew Hurley Aug 8, 2018

    The worst American football player ever took a holiday to Rome and attempted to throw a Euro coin into the Trevi Fountain. It got intercepted by a pigeon!

  3. yes Oct 3, 2018

    your mom

  4. Tony Gioia Jan 7, 2019

    What runs around a baseball field with no movement?
    (The fence!)
    Knock Knock! Who's there? Defense! Defense Who? Defense is around the baseball field.

  5. Danny Fitzpatrick Dec 8, 2020

    I really like the joke Q: Why didn’t the dog want to play football?

    A: It was a boxer! because I play tackle football and my mom is a veterinarian.

  6. Christine Kuntz Feb 28, 2021

    Hilarious Sports Jokes for Kids -- I have a 14 yr old grand-daughter that plays select softball. I'll send her the baseball jokes, with "softball" instead!

  7. Aiden Jun 14, 2022

    Question: What is a sailors worst
    Answer: Leeks

  8. Chloe Jan 4, 2023

    Knock, knock. Who's There?
    Jose. Jose Who?
    Jose! Can you see, by the dawn's early light?


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