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Posts tagged as “tennis”

What to make of Nick Kyrgios?

You wouldn’t have noticed two nights ago, or two mornings ago, as it tends to be with the Australian Open. Daniil Medvedev, currently the favorite to win the whole tournament, beat Nick Kyrgios in four sets. Kyrgios didn’t make it that easy on him, and...

Novak Djokovic threw a temper tantrum for the ages

Unvaccinated No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic was deported from Australia on the eve of the Australian Open. He gave a false answer on his visa application (human error) and visited with a L’Equip reporter and photographer, maskless, a day after he found he h...

Novak Djokovic finally loses in Australia

It’s finally over. Novak Djokovic’s appeal of the revocation of his visa by Australia’s Immigration Minister was rejected, and the country finally got to punt his water-mutating brain elsewhere. Which means Djokovic will not be breaking the record for ...

The women are coming for baseball

It’s probably too early to call it a new era, but with names like Rachel Balkovec and Genevieve Beacom making the headlines, America’s pastime is definitely due for a change-up. Earlier this week, Balkovec was hired as the new manager of the Yankees’ m...

A joy Alabama will never know

I heard a story from a Cubs fan in New York in November of 2016. I can’t remember who or where exactly. If you heard it too, feel free to remind me on Twitter. Anyway, the guy was parading around Manhattan the day after the Cubs won the World Series in...

The Djokovics are making steamed hams

Perhaps in the social media age, or just our vindictive society, being the best ever at something is going to cause a mass amount of idiocy around you. Then again, when you’re the author of that idiocy, maybe we have to admit that to be the best ever t...

Let me breakdown this Djokovic-Aussie mess

Let’s just begin by talking about Novak Djokovic’s skills. He is very, very good at hitting fuzzy, yellow, bouncy tennis *****. He can hit them very hard, and yet he can also hit them very softly. He makes people clap with delight with how he hits tenn...

Novak Djokovic denied entry into Australia over visa issue

The Australian Open might have given the controversial OK to unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic, but the Victorian State Government in Australia has not proved quite as accommodating.Read more...