The League, Season 2

The League (2009-present) is an American sitcom, airing on FX, that explores how the online sports obsession of fantasy football affects marriages, friendships, families, and completely shuts down Sundays. more »

Andre:
I met this doctor, Dr. Maxwell. Real class act.

Pete:
Is he...black?

Andre:
How'd you know?

Pete:
Nine times out of ten, when a sportscaster is referring to someone as a "class act", they're talking about a head coach who's black. "Tony Dungy, what a class act."

Kevin:
"Total. Lovie Smith-class act."

Andre:
I never noticed that. I mean, it happens all the time?

Kevin:
It's not just football. Sportscasters use these code words in all sports. If they're talking about a Latino player in baseball, like, "Ozzie Guillen is a..."

Ruxin:
Firecracker. Latin guys are always firecrackers.

Kevin:
"...firecracker."

Pete:
Spark plug.

Kevin:
Spark plug in the clubhouse.

Ruxin:
Wes Welker is like a gym rat, a real scrappy player.

Kevin:
Which is code word for "white."

Ruxin:
Always a white guy.

Kevin:
Ichiro Suzuki is...

Taco:
Inscrutable.

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