Here’s What We Know About The U.S. Open Blimp Crash

Thousands of people at the U.S. Open golf tournament in Wisconsin were shocked when a commercial blimp flying over the golf course crashed and burst into flames Thursday.  The pilot, who was still inside the airship when it crashed, suffered serious burns. He was taken to a Milwaukee hospital in serious condition, but his injuries were not […]

Shelter Dogs Steal The Show As ‘Ball Boys’ At Brazil Tennis Open

The Brazil Open wrapped up on Monday with Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas winning the title — but the real stars of the tennis tournament have four legs and, if we’re being honest, not-so-great form. Six dogs from animal shelters in Brazil served as “ball boys” on Saturday to raise awareness for pet adoption, and also just to […]

Alarming Numbers Of People Are Trying To Rip Apples Open With Their Bare Hands

Hey, it’s the weekend. Have you got absolutely nothing to do? Why not destroy an apple using only your brute strength? (Just make sure to eat it afterward — food waste is bad, people!) We bring this up because the youths on Twitter are apparently all about the #SuperSageAppleChallenge. The “challenge” is whether or not […]

There’s A Reason U.S. Open Tennis Players Looked So Good On The Court

Tennis players at the U.S. Open don’t mess around ― on or off the court. When each competitor is preparing for a match, they have a series of rituals they go through and one of our favorites is when they visit the Julien Farel Style Suite. As the official hairstylist and only beauty partner of the […]

Stan Wawrinka Beats Novak Djokovic To Win U.S. Open

NEW YORK – Third seed Stan Wawrinka rose to the occasion once again to beat top-seeded defending champion Novak Djokovic 6-7(1) 6-4 7-5 6-3 and win the U.S. Open on Sunday for the third grand slam title of his career. The 31-year-old Swiss, who defeated Djokovic on his way to winning the 2014 Australian Open […]

Nadal Out Of U.S. Open After Upset Loss To France’s Pouille

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Young Frenchman Lucas Pouille scored a stunning, five-set upset over 14-times grand slam singles champion Rafa Nadal, winning a climactic tiebreak 8-6 to reach the U.S. Open quarter-finals on Sunday. Displaying poise beyond his years, the 22-year-old Pouille took charge early and led two sets to one, then rebounded after sagging […]