History Always Repeats Itself

Everybody loves to play Monday Quarterback, so if you haven’t heard your cubicle neighbor pontificate about “proper play calling” for a 2nd and goal situation with 20 seconds left on the clock, then I suspect you’re the jackass doing the spouting. But if you really want to impress your coworkers today, then I suggest riding…

Skate Boxing

We here at the Frappe tend to avoid sports that no one cares about and at the very top of that list are hockey and boxing. As we see it, hockey is for Canadians, and boxing is the outdated form of MMA.  No need to debate this. You know I’m right. So why not fix…

The Baseball Shot Clock: A Waste Of Time

Baseball announced today that in the 2015 season, Double A and Triple A teams will now be under the authority of pitcher’s “shot clock.” In essence, the pitcher will have about 20 seconds (exact rules have not been decided yet) to deliver the ball to the plate after receiving it from the catcher. A violation of the…

Sports Douche Of The Week: Michael Anderson

It takes a special amount of sports douchery to revive an award that’s been laying dormant for 5 1/2 years, but then again, Michael Anderson is an extraordinarily unique kind of douche. This week Michael Anderson, coach of the Arroyo Valley High School women’s basketball team, “coached” his team to a 161 – 2 victory over Bloomington…

Lance Armstrong Is Gaining

I’m not going to sit here and pretend I’m some sort of cycling enthusiast.  I’m not.  I don’t even understand cycling, aside from the fact that you are supposed to ride fast and that the cycling team is crucial for any one rider’s success.  Even so, I’m keeping my eye on the Tour de France…

Sports Douche of the Week

Arland Bruce III, whose nickname is “Mr. Mature,” was fined this past week by the CFL for his excessive touchdown celebration which paid homage to the King of Pop.  I know that you’re probably expecting a crotch-grab, or a moonwalk, or maybe even a thriller-zombie move.  I mean, that is what would make most sense. …