CHICAGO (CBS) — The summertime buzz in sports is baseball — the White Sox in first place, the Cubs in last, the Sox the best, the Cubs the worst.
A lot to buzz about, but not for me. I’m into tennis: the spectacular sights and sounds, those world-famous tennis grunts.READ MORE: Bartlett High School Football Player Killed, Brother And 3 Others Injured In Crash
Those grunts may be gone because the World Tennis Federation, the stuffy federation, doesn’t like them anymore. They’re distracting, they’re inelegant, they’re not nice.READ MORE: UIC Researchers Receive $6M For COVID-19 Treatment To Help Keep People Off Ventilators; Scientist Explains How It Works In Exclusive CBS 2 Interview
Oh, how undignified. So, the Federation is proposing “gruntometers” to measure the grunts to penalize the ones that are too loud — whatever too loud is.
Well, excuse me, la-di-da Federation. The grunts are the body physics of the game – put everything into a serve, breathe hard, let loose. Can’t help but grunt. The men do it, too.MORE NEWS: 'We Get Spit On. We Get Things Thrown At Us': A Look At CPD's Rising Retirement Numbers
But the Federation’s not picking on men, just on the women. That’s what’s not nice.