The Pats have won the coin toss 19 of the last 25 times, according to the Boston Globe's Jim McBride. For some perspective: Assuming the coin toss is a 50/50 proposition, the probability of winning it at least 19 times in 25 tries is 0.0073. That's less than three-quarters of one percent.
Sure, those are all facts. But I couldn't help but notice that the headline of this article is: "Patriots have no need for probability, win coin flip at impossible clip."
Impossible? So...they are somehow manipulating the coin flip? So, they have some sort of unfair advantage or something? What the hell is this guy implying?
I understand using your power in the mainstream media to brainwash people into hating the Patriots. I am used to it. It happens all the time. But flat-out saying that they are winning a Goddamn game of chance at an "impossible" rate? That is the definition of irresponsible journalism and is just plain douchey.
Nice try, CBS Sports. Nice attempt to start the next "the Patriots are cheating" scandal. But I don't think the masses are going to buy your bullshit...even if you call their luck "impossible."
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