How confident are Yankee fans tonight? The truth is, not very. Desperate for a win, they hand the ball to A.J. Burnett to save their season. He has the highest earned run average of any regular Yankee starting pitcher.
To some, no matter how powerfully or gracefully it's done, tennis will always be the simple act of bouncing a little yellow ball off of catgut and across a 78 foot expanse. But to a few of us, tennis is more than just tennis.
Major news. An organization called Sport England has given preliminary recognition to the World Egg Throwing Federation. There's even talk of making it an Olympic sport one day. I couldn't be more eggcited.
In a couple of weeks, women badminton players will have to wear skirts "to ensure the attractive presentation of badminton." Shorts, tights or tracksuit bottoms may still be worn, as long as they're underneath the skirt.
Williams took a few minutes out from her post-Wimbledon victory tour (which includes a stop over in Belgium for an exhibition against Clijsters in what is being billed as the highest-attended tennis match ever) to fill people in on her goings on.