@RyanRosenblatt, tweeting about Saturday’s US Women’s Open final, in which Serena Williams was given three penalties for coaching/cheating, racket breaking and verbal abuse. Williams lost to Naomi Osaka. Umpire Carlos Ramos was slammed for the calls. Many noted that male players such as John McEnroe had done worse and never received a violation.
@barefootcopy, tweeting about Tyler Linfesty, 17, who attended President Trump’s rally Thursday in Billings, Mont. Linfesty was standing behind the president and very visible on TV. During the rally, he made a variety of skeptical faces at various statements that Trump made. His questioning looks led the campaign team to ask him to leave, but not before he began trending as #PlaidShirtGuy.
@whoisalexjacob, reacting to longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek’s revelation that he had grown a beard for the game show’s upcoming 35th season. There has been rampant speculation that Trebek will resign as host before his contract expires in 2020.
@BassoonJokes, discussing the Tesla CEO’s appearance Thursday on Joe Rogan’s podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience.” Rogan casually picked up a blunt, lit it and took a hit. He offered it to Musk, who also smoked from it. Though it’s unclear whether Musk inhaled, Telsa’s stock dipped by 9 percent Friday.
@BryanRenno, responding to tweets about the LGBT pride flags in the new Spider-Man game for the PlayStation 4, for which he was a developer. Players were moved by the inclusion, seeing it as an important step in the gaming community, which often faces criticism due to some gamers using homophobic slurs while playing.