No one would dispute that competitors, regardless of their sport, are entitled to know what the rules are. Basic notions of fair play require that the rules be known and enforced even-handedly. Yet when it comes to elections, there appears to be no rule book, and the umpires seem reluctant to make any politically tough calls.
It's safe to say few tears have been shed by women in science over the resignation of Nobel-winning scientist Sir Tim Hunt after his now infamous comments regarding his experience of "girls" in laboratories.
American Pharoah, ridden by Victor Espinoza, wins the Triple Crown by winning the Belmont Stakes. It's the first time a horse has won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes since 1978.