• Player kicked out of Junior Australian Open for a harmless mistake
    Tennis
    For The Win5 hours ago

    Player kicked out of Junior Australian Open for a harmless mistake

    This is harsh. So harsh. A classic rule-book-strangling-all-forms-of-common-sense situation. At the Junior Australian Open on Monday, an umpire took the controversial decision of defaulting 17-year-old Maria Vittoria Viviani for “hitting a ball boy” with a tennis ball. That makes it sound worse than it is, though. Here’s the video. Like I said, harsh. It was a momentary outburst after losing the first set and it was hardly an outburst at all. She softly hit the ball over to the side without looking, and the second she sees it hit an unsuspecting ball boy running by, she immediately apologizes. The ball boy wasn’t even hurt, she told the Sydney Morning Herald: “I was enjoying the game. The kid

  • Cab driver praises John Elway, then learns he's driving him
    Denver Broncos
    Washington Post3 hours ago

    Cab driver praises John Elway, then learns he's driving him

    WASHINGTON — A cab driver in Washington got a surprise after mentioning to a group of passengers that John Elway was his all-time favorite quarterback and then learning that Elway was riding in the backseat. The encounter happened Friday while Elway was in the capital for the inauguration. A Facebook video posted by a friend of Elway’s shows cab driver Sam Snow listing Elway as his top NFL quarterback, even though he’s a Steelers fan. One of the passengers asked Snow if he would know Elway if he saw him. The driver glanced at the backseat and immediately recognized the Hall of Famer. Snow asked to take a picture and chided the Broncos legend for beating his beloved Steelers in the playoffs several

  • Why a potential Floyd Mayweather bout would likely be Conor McGregor's last fight
    Sports
    Cagewriter

    Why a potential Floyd Mayweather bout would likely be Conor McGregor's last fight

    If Conor McGregor fights Floyd Mayweather in a boxing match, it’s a good bet he’ll never fight again after that. Rather, if the fight ever happens, it would almost certainly price McGregor out of any future UFC fight. McGregor is the UFC lightweight champion, a belt he won on Nov. 12 in New York when