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A spring training game between the Royals and Angels was delayed on Sunday so that a massive bee hive could be removed from a microphone behind home plate. There were a lot of bees!
Gymnast Simone Biles's podium appearance at Friday's Artistic Gymnastics World Championships was derailed when she noticed a bee on her flowers. Biles bolted, bristling away from the bouquet as the bee bugged her. Bees.
A stubborn bee with a really excellent sense of comic timing caused a brief delay during a first-round match at the U.S. Open, pestering Kimiko Date-Krumm to the point where three ballkids had to come out and put on a slapstick routine in an attempt to chase it away.
Pablo Larrazabal was just minding his own business, playing through his second round at the Malaysian Open on Friday, when all of a sudden—HORNET ATTACK!
This was not the bee attack we have long feared. This was merely another test. They are probing us, assessing our defenses, noting our responses, learning our weaknesses. The Great Man-Bee War is coming, but not today.
The Mariners-Angels game was delayed Sunday, on account of bees at Angel Stadium. Thankfully, a Getty photographer documented the bee nuisance.
First pitch of the Orioles-Angels game last night was briefly delayed when a swarm of bees descended on a camera behind home plate. This screengrab, from Fox Sports West's Jose Mota, is just messing with perspective—they're not actually 15-foot bees. We think. We pray. Has anyone heard from anybody in Anaheim yet…
Those damned bees. They sting you, and perhaps you get particularly swollen, and somewhat irritated, and then your summer day is ruined and you've got a moderate-sized welt on your arm.
The week's ending. You need shit to do. Well, fear not. For I have compiled a list of worthy activities and/or ingestible chemicals to help you entertain yourself.
If Anna Kournikova would like to get back into competitive sports, may we suggest the Association of Volleyball Professionals Tour? That's beach volleyball, in case you didn't know; two-person teams square off on a 15-event circuit with stops from New York to California. But that's not important right now. The fact…