Football Palestine profiled Hani Al-Masdar, the Palestinian Olympic team coach who was murdered in an Israeli airstrike during Israel’s genocide of Palestine: Hani Al-Masdar’s passing comes at a time of great loss for Palestine and its people.

Useless snooker fact of the day: Matthew Stevens has only ever lost in the first round of the Masters or won it. His first round appearances were in 1996, 2001–2007, and 2012–2013 and his sole victory was in 2000.

The Smithsonian on the rise of pickleball: In 1965 on Bainbridge Island, two friends, Washington State Congressman Joel Pritchard and businessman Bill Bell, dreamed up pickleball on an old badminton court with a pair of ping-pong paddles.