Ahmad Brooks Flew, Cam Newton Flopped, And We All Laughed

We featured Ahmad Brooks's premature escalation briefly yesterday, but it seems the moment from yesterday's 49ers-Panthers game deserves a bit more inspection. After all, there's not one but two meaningful moments here: the flight of Brooks and the flop of Newton. » 1/13/14 10:30am 1/13/14 10:30am

Mark Cuban Is Throwing A Pile Of Flopping Money At A Study

Tired of watching NBA players flop around, Mark Cuban is going to fund a flopping study. One of his companies is providing $100,000 to a medical center in Texas, to support 18 flopping months of motion-capture research. "The research findings could conceivably contribute to video reviews of flopping and the subsequent… » 6/08/13 7:19pm 6/08/13 7:19pm

Did Tom Crean Tell His Indiana Players To Flop Late In Last Night's…

Down five with less than 30 seconds remaining last night in Minneapolis, the top-ranked Indiana Hoosiers found themselves in a bind: They needed points, but first they needed the ball. One way to achieve both without losing precious seconds was by somehow drawing an offensive flagrant foul on Minnesota's in-bounds… » 2/27/13 1:15pm 2/27/13 1:15pm

Euroleague Player Commits One Of The Most Egregious Flops You'll Ever…

Meet Drew Gordon, an American-born basketball player currently plying his trade in the Euroleague. Based on what transpires in the video above, Mr. Gordon is either one of the most shameless floppers we've ever seen, or he is being harassed by a violent poltergeist. Regardless, we hope his neck is OK. » 11/30/12 5:50pm 11/30/12 5:50pm

Here Are The Three Flops That Have Led To NBA Warning So Far This…

Just before the season began, the NBA outlined its new procedure for curbing flops, the habit of exaggerating contact that ran over Jeff Van Gundy's dog when Van Gundy was only a young boy. » 11/18/12 12:45pm 11/18/12 12:45pm