Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee is a bit like Skip Bayless. Bold, smart, and never wary of sharing his often bold opinions. Being that Rory McIlroy is among the very best golfers in the world, he’s a frequent topic of discussion for Chamblee. The two bumped heads last year when Chamblee criticized Rory’s workout habits, and now, their Twitter feud is flaring up again. It started when Chamblee claimed that the best drivers of the golf ball actually hit “down” on the ball, rather than “up” on it. That may sound stupid and wonky to non golf nerds (because it is), but it’s actually a pretty contentious take in the golf community. Then, he tried to prove his point by sharing this picture of
Melbourne (CNN)After earning a warning for bad language, receiving a point penalty and attempting a questionable between-the-legs shot deep in the fifth set of a defeat at the Australian Open, the reception for Nick Kyrgios wasn't warm as he awoke Thursday. Any hope that tennis' bad boy would make a quick transformation evaporated faster than one of his aces, as Kyrgios was called out by national and international onlookers for his baffling display. The 21-year-old made the front page of the online version of the Australian newspaper with the headline: "Kyrgios adds to shame file." The online version of another broadsheet, The Age, labeled his outing against veteran Andreas Seppi a "bizarre performance"
It is that of the late rec.sport.baseball, of the beloved Baseball Prospectus, of the modern Twitter apparatus that has taken the great intention of its forebears, weaponized it and deployed it with all the care and concern of a toddler who wants what he wants cuz he wants it. Really, truly, this belongs