Posts tagged "football"

The Soapbox: No, Wendi Nix, Boycotting The Cowboys’ Sponsors Will Not Solve The NFL’s Domestic Violence Problem

Yesterday, ESPN’s Wendi Nix joined the crew at SportsCenter to talk about Greg Hardy. Hardy, if you don’t follow football, beat his ex-girlfriend badly while playing for the Carolina Panthers, was

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 9, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Black Missouri Football Players On Strike Until School President Resigns

More than 30 football players at the University of Missouri have made the decision to boycott team activities (ie. participating in any of their football games) in protest of the…

Katrin Higher | November 8, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Kansas State Marching Band Forms A Giant Dick And We Love Them

Normally I don’t really care about sports all too much but this was something I could really get into.
At a college football game half-time show, the Kansas State Marching…

Katrin Higher | September 6, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Tom Brady’s 4-Game Deflategate Suspension Has Been Overturned

Plus, Caitlyn Jenner CRIED when she watched the video for Tyga’s “Stimulated” and Idris Elba responds to comment that he is “too street” to play James Bond.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 3, 2015 - 11:00 am

Jen Welter Is The First-Ever Female NFL Coach

The first woman coach probably ever been hired in the NFL, working in training camp on the Arizona Cardinals staff, and it should surprise literally no one that this woman…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 28, 2015 - 10:00 am

The NFL Hired Its First Female Referee, And These Traitors-To-The-Cause Women Are Pissed

Earlier today, news broke that the NFL had hired its first female referee, Sarah Thomas. Thomas, a current NCAA Big Ten referee, has been in final round talks with the…

Beejoli Shah | April 3, 2015 - 5:00 pm

British Soccer Fans Chant “We Are Racist” While Blocking Black Metro Passenger From Boarding

French prosecutors and British police are investigating an incident on Paris’ Metro in which British soccer fans blocked a Black passenger from boarding, chanting “We’re racist.” [The Guardian]

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 18, 2015 - 5:30 pm


What a nice day out! Finally get to relax at the pool!! Wooo!!
— Rob Gronkowski (@RobGronkowski) February 2, 2015

Beejoli Shah | February 2, 2015 - 4:30 pm

WTFootball: Here’s How Your Favorite Internet Writers Think Super Bowl XLIX Will Go

People tend to think that your fearless Frisky staff doesn’t care about football with the same fervor that we care about, say, black honey lipstick, but that is only partially…

Beejoli Shah | January 30, 2015 - 2:30 pm

How To Throw A Super Bowl Party In Any Amount Of Time

The Super Bowl is here, and everyone is rejoicing because it means they can watch ads, puppies, grown men playing a sport that will eventually kill them and Katy Perry.

Megan Reynolds | January 30, 2015 - 9:00 am

Cleveland Browns Receiver Andrew Hawkins: “A Call For Justice Shouldn’t Warrant An Apology”

Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins wore a shirt bearing the words “Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford” — two unarmed Black Cleveland residents who were shot and killed by…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 16, 2014 - 3:00 pm

Watch Chicago Band Firago’s Touching Plea For The Bears To Get Rid Of Jay Cutler

Chicago band Firago has covered A Great Big World’s “Say Something (I’m Giving Up On You)” to express their deep, deep discontent with Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler. Chief among…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 9, 2014 - 3:30 pm

The End Zone: JJ Watt Is Just Having The Best Damn Time Of His Life This Season

Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt is having the best damn season of his life, what with all those touchdowns he can’t seem to stop scoring. After single-handedly running the…

Beejoli Shah | December 4, 2014 - 10:20 am

It’s Not About You, St. Louis P.D.

Earlier this week during Sunday night football, five St. Louis Rams players came out of the tunnel to take the field ahead of the rest of the team, arms raised…

Beejoli Shah | December 2, 2014 - 3:40 pm

The Soapbox: Blame Roger Goodell For Ray Rice’s Return To The NFL

Ray Rice is now allowed to play football in the NFL should anyone choose to have him. And if you, like me, are wondering where exactly to direct your outrage,…

Christine Sirois | December 1, 2014 - 9:30 am

The End Zone: 7 Times Rob Gronkowski Has Been His Most Rob Gronkowski

The Patriots improbably excellent season just keeps getting better and better. After a rocky start, Tom Brady has more than proven that he hasn’t gotten any less effective with age.

Beejoli Shah | November 24, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The End Zone: Is It A Quarterback’s Fault If He Keeps Getting Sacked?

The big story of Monday Night Football was, of course, the tale of butt fumble redemption: Mark Sanchez’s first start in almost two years, this time as the Philadelphia Eagles…

Beejoli Shah | November 14, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Pigskins & Zodiac Signs: The Astrological Lowdown On Your Fave Quarterbacks From Each Sign’s Playbook

Quarterbacks get most of the glory in victory, as well as the shame in losing. Yes, the pressure is on the QB to lead the team and be a superstar.

Kiki T | November 7, 2014 - 3:00 pm

The End Zone: Guys, Stop Mansplaining Football To Me

If you ask a woman what the worst part of being a female football fan is, they’ll most likely not love that you’ve segregated them into the boat of “female…

Beejoli Shah | November 7, 2014 - 1:00 pm

The End Zone: The Best, Worst & Most Laughable Moments From This Week’s Games

I know, I know, I’ve been complaining the last two weeks about the NFL getting boring. And it’s true, right around this time of the season, it does get a…

Beejoli Shah | October 30, 2014 - 2:00 pm
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