Video review is standard in most sports these days. Now it’s coming to tennis at the U.S. Open, where umpires in just over 50% of the tournament’s singles matches will be able to check if a ball bounced twice. The U.S. Open is the first Grand Slam event to try it, and results will dictate its expanded use next year.
Hank the Tank is back in the news! We first heard about the 400-pound, pizza-stealing black bear last year after a string of 21 home break-ins around Lake Tahoe. California wildlife officials plan to release her in a 33,000-acre sanctuary in Colorado.
What do Tom Brady, LeBron James, Michael B. Jordan, and Ryan Reynolds have in common (… besides being celebrities)? They own soccer teams. With soccer being the most popular sport in the world, some may find team ownership to be a little more exciting than their traditional investments and a boost to their personal brands.
Not too long ago, there were the Big Six conferences in college football. Then the Power Five … Now cue Queen’s “Another One Bites the Dust,” after the Big Ten and Big 12 raided the Pac-12 a couple weeks ago. Oregon and Washington will be joining the Big Ten next year, while Arizona, Arizona State, and Utah join the Big 12.
The Wall Street Journal must be a Bits reader – they recently compared and contrasted the convenience, security, and benefits of using credit cards, digital wallets, peer-to-peer payments, and bank transfers.