Every Player of Every Sport: A Personal Categorization

Turn on the television and find a sporting event, any sporting event. Every player you see fits into one of the following categories. This is a personal list, but maybe you’ll be inspired to create your own. Players I Loathe: There are certain athletes out there that I just can’t stand. Maybe you agree with…

The Best Non-Call of the Super Bowl

We know what everyone thinks was the worst decision of the Super Bowl – Pete Carroll’s decision to throw on 2nd down (everyone except for our very own Young Gun). But let’s talk about the moment before that 2nd down throw: The moment when every Patriots fan in the U.S. of A. was yelling at…

The End of Deflate-Gate: Who Should We Hate Next?

In case you were out living a life of leisure yesterday, you may have missed the fact that “The Case of the Deflated Balls” has been solved: solved by Bill Belichick, solved by HeadSmart Labs, and solved by hundreds of high school science classes across the country. (In all seriousness, it’s impressive how many people…

Roger Goodell: A Case Study in Bad Leadership

It’s Day 5 of Deflate-Gate, which is great because, what else are we gonna talk about? We get to pontificate on who did what, how they ought to be punished, the science of air pressure, eighth grade jokes about balls, etc. But it’s worth noting that, if the NFL wasn’t currently operating under the worst…

Read The Rule Book

As you Frappe readers should already know, the Patriots beat the Ravens Saturday 35 – 31, utilizing some unusual 4 down-lineman sets that made John Harbaugh’s head spin. The reaction to this has been rather fascinating, because of course any moment in which it appears Bill Belichick is bending the rules will bring out the…

The Jay Cutler Vortex

The following is a list of head coaches who have fallen victim to the Jay Cutler vortex: Mike Shanahan Lovie Smith Marc Trestman And you could even throw in Josh McDaniels, who was so afraid of the vortex that he instead rolled the dice with starting QBs Kyle Orton and Tim Tebow; and we know…