football

Football Player On The NFL’s First-Ever Female Ref: “Deal With It”

“Female, male, dog, cat, as long as they’re calling the right calls and they know what they’re doing out there, it really doesn’t matter. It’s a person. She’ll see the…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Hot Links: NFL Legend Junior Seau Found Dead

In sad news, NFL legend Junior Seau was found dead today in California. Police suspect suicide. [TooFab]
It’s David Beckham’s 37th birthday — celebrate by looking at some…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 2, 2012 - 5:30 pm

Gisele Bundchen Defends Tom Brady’s Super Bowl Performance

“My husband cannot f**king throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time. I can’t believe they dropped the ball so many times.”
— Gisele Bundchen, who…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 6, 2012 - 12:20 pm

10 Football Films Both You And Your Guy Will Love

Whether you’re into the sport or not, football movies can be the perfect rental compromise between you and your guy. He’ll love the game day suspense, action-packed scenes, and inspirational…

Pop Sugar | February 5, 2012 - 11:30 am

Morning Quickies: Please Pray For Tom Brady In The Super Bowl, Wifey Gisele Bundchen Implores

Gisele Bundchen emailed friends asking them to pray for her hubby Tom Brady to win this Super Bowl this weekend. “I kindly ask all of you to join me…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2012 - 10:20 am

Buffalo High School Football Coach Pat Lynch Resigns Over “Hurt Feelings Report”

Pat Lynch, the head football coach of Buffalo High School in Wyoming, resigned recently after handing out homophobic and sexist “hurt feelings reports” to players asking them if they were…

Jessica Wakeman | November 14, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Penn State Students Protesting Joe Paterno’s Firing Need A Reality Check

Last night, legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno was fired in the aftermath of the sexual abuse scandal that has rocked the university. Thousands of students reacted by rioting,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 10, 2011 - 10:40 am

Is MTV2’s “Lingerie Football League” Totally Disgusting?

This is not a suitable “Friday Night Lights” replacement. On Friday night, MTV2 will premiere its second season of “Lingerie Football League: Friday Night Football.” The concept is…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | August 24, 2011 - 10:20 am

Lawrence Taylor Gets Slap On The Wrist For Raping Underage Prostitute

If you’re going to rape a 16-year-old prostitute, I recommend being a highly paid professional athlete. Last May, Lawrence Taylor, a former football player for the New York Giants, was…

Jessica Wakeman | March 31, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Poll: Who Do You Want To Win Super Bowl XLV?

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Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 6, 2011 - 11:00 am

The Weirdest Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever

I did not grow up in a football-loving family (we went to political rallies on Sundays instead), so the Super Bowl has never meant a whole heck of a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 4, 2011 - 4:40 pm

ESPN Announcer Off Air After Calling Female Colleague “Sweetcakes”

ESPN football announcer Ron Franklin was not allowed on-air this weekend after he allegedly called a female colleague, Jeannine Edwards, “sweetcakes” and then an “a-hole.”

Franklin, 68, supposedly…

Jessica Wakeman | January 3, 2011 - 12:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Brett Favre’s Accuser Says The NFL Is Sexist

Brett Favre will be fined $50,000 — but not suspended — by the National Football League for not cooperating with an investigation into his shady behavior. In response to…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2010 - 9:30 pm

Brett Favre Fined, Not Suspended, For Sexting Peen Photos To Jenn Sterger

Quarterback Brett Favre will be fined up to $50,000, but not suspended, for allegedly sexting photos of his peen to a former New York Jets employee who was not interested,…

Jessica Wakeman | December 29, 2010 - 4:50 pm

Insider Claims Life As A Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader Is A Living Hell

Anyone been watching the CMT channel’s reality show “Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making The Team”? Clips posted online portray the cheer squad as sugary sweet good ol’ girls: In one episode,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2010 - 3:20 pm

Cheerleader Kicked Off Squad For Refusing To Cheer For Her Attacker

A Texas high school has taken “school spirit” to the extreme and kicked a cheerleader off the squad after she refused to cheer for a football player who sexually assaulted…

Jessica Wakeman | October 25, 2010 - 5:15 pm

“Hellcats” Cram Session: Cheerleaders Playing Football?

Bust out your pom-poms, ’cause tonight is “Hellcats” night! Since The Frisky’s own Kate Torgovnick happens to be an expert on college cheerleading—after all, the show is based on

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | October 13, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Vikings QB Brett Favre Accused Of Sending Lewd Texts To Women

I’m a little slow on the uptick here because I couldn’t care less about football players and their weenies. But! Some of you may have heard that Minnesota Vikings quarterback…

Jessica Wakeman | October 12, 2010 - 2:10 pm

And The Prize Goes To … The Best Football-Watching Tradition

Last week, we asked you to share your football-watching traditions. And I just have to say you all had me seriously jealous I don’t have one of my own. Seriously,…

Annika Harris | October 8, 2010 - 8:45 pm