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Tennis Umpires Consider Refusing to Umpire Serena Williams Matches

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According to multiple media outlets several Umpires are considering refusing to officiate matches involving Serena Williams over her behaviour at the US Open final. Video of Serena Williams demanding an apology after the umpire accused her of cheating went viral spiraling into garnering the attention of multiple news outlets.

The outspoken Wendy Williams weighed in on this stating she too also felt this was more of a feminist call. Please weigh in on your thoughts. Do you feel like the umpires teaming up to bascially boycott is overboard?

The Times U.K. quoted the following:

The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and United States Tennis Association (USTA) have backed Williams’ claims of sexism after she was given a game penalty for her behaviour during her straight-sets defeat by Naomi Osaka, of Japan, on Saturday.

This has further riled some umpires, who were already unhappy with the haphazard organisation of this year’s US Open.

Sound off in the comments if you feel the Umpires need to get over it and the one should apologize for insinuating Serena Williams was cheating.

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Wizard’s Dwight Howard & T.I. show up for the Kids at LA Clipper’s Point Guard Lou Williams Annual Summer Camp

Dwight Howard Lou WilliamsThe #23 LA Clipper’s Point Guard/Shooting Guard Lou William’s held his 14th Annual Summer Basketball Camp for the kids at South Gwinnett High School in Snellville, GA for 3 consecutive days. Special guests invited to join Lou Williams was Wizard’s recently introduced Center Dwight Howard, King of the South Rapper T.I.P. and a host of other athletes.

Lou Williams_Red_ Johnnie WhittDwight Howard really gave the kids a heartfelt talk about goals, hard work and determination and how not to let anything come between them and their dreams. The kids were all encouraged to pursue and value a good education and T.I. told them to make sure they always “Dream Big!” All the children were given the opportunity to ask any question they desired. It was very interesting the types of questions they had.

IMG_0283Check out the photo gallery and the video of interviews after the break: