Sports Word of the Week! FLOP

      Flop (Basketball) - When a player exaggerates and purposely falls to the ground after receiving little or no physical contact from an opponent.  The player is acting as if the opposing player caused him to fall, faking a foul to deceive the officials.  This can backfire
 

Sports Word of the Week! SIXTH MAN

      Sixth Man (Basketball) - A basketball player who is not a starter but gets a lot of playing time and plays more than the other reserve players. Join the Conversation He was the sixth man for the first two seasons and now he is the starting forward.
 

Sports Word of the Week! DROP BACK

Drop back (American football) - A quarterback takes a few steps back into the pocket after receiving the snap to prepare to pass.  Often used as an adjective to describe a quarterback's style. (drop-back)    Join the Conversation Ohio State has three quarterbacks all competing for the starting.
 

Sports Word of the Week! FREE AGENT

Free Agent (professional sports) - A professional athlete whose contract with his most recent team has expired; He can sign a new contract with any team that makes him an offer. Join the Conversation If Darelle Revis does not sign a new deal with the Patriots, he will be a free agent.
 

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes – Sugar-free and Vegans will love it!

Pancakes are great for early tailgates and to make sure that your little all-stars are energized for their games.  I love this recipe because all of the ingredients are natural and it taste so good. APPLE CINNAMON PANCAKES Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Yield: 7 - 8 pancakes INGREDIENTS TOOLS 1
 

Sports Word of the Week! FRANCHISE TAG

Franchise or Tag (American Football, NFL) - Designating a player with a franchise tag which prevents him from becoming an unrestricted free agent.  The player is guaranteed a one-year contract with a salary that is similar to those of the top five in his position.  Teams can only use this tag on one
 

Sports Word of the Week! CAMPAIGN

Campaign (Baseball) - A full season in Major League Baseball. Join the Conversation Spring training started this week, the 2015 campaign is less than two months away!
 

Mango Pecan Crisp

Having friends over for dinner and the game? This is the perfect dessert.  The streusel is delicious!  I use it for toppings on several different dishes and desserts. MANGO PECAN CRISP Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Yield: 4 servings INGREDIENTS TOOLS 2 lb chopped mangos* 6
 

2015 NFL Scouting Combine

The NFL's interview process for players known as "The Combine" begins today.  It is an invitation-only event from February 17 - 23 in Indianapolis, Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium.  More than 300 prospective NFL players will be examined mentally and physically.  NFL representatives from all 32 clubs
 

Sports Word of the Week! CHERRY PICKING

      Cherry Picking (Basketball) - When a player does not go to the other side of the court to play defense, but stays by his team's basket. Join the Conversation He limped like his ankle was hurting, but I think that he was cherry picking.