The Gerbil speaks

Someone thought it’d be a good idea to ask Don Zimmer what he thought about the A.L. East race

“I would say it’s early to say (the race is over), but things better start happening awful quick because the Red Sox got an outstanding pitching staff and they’ve got a good team,” Pedro Martinez’s personal bowling ball said in an AP story..

Zimmer then pointed to Bobby Sprowl and Frank Duffy as key acquisitions to Boston’s strong start.

Fast company

Venus Williams broke the record for fastest serve in a woman’s main-draw match, reaching 129 MPH in her match against Ashley Hackleroad at the French Open. For some perspective, that’s exactly how fast American men’s tennis is hurtling toward irrelevance.

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