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.
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…
A cloud of bees settled near the Giants dugout at the D-Backs training facility in Scottsdale, halting play until the grounds crew came up with a brilliant plan. They bought a bunch of lemonade and cotton candy from the food stands, smeared it on two golf carts, and used that to lure the bees away. I shit you not.…
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.