This celebrity goo was created by player Chris Lemler.
Scott Hardie replaced the difficulty, made minor changes to the clue, and made major changes to the explanation provided by Chris.

publication date: Saturday, May 12, 2018 (part of Spring 2018)

category: Sports

clue: This Kansas-based athlete will challenge the call on the court when he knows it's wrong. To find the answer to this goo's last name, rhyme these words to get your answer: Jock, Dock, Rock, Flock, Clock, and Block.

explanation: In a tennis tournament in January 2016, Sock took the unusual step of advising an opponent to challenge a call that the umpire had made in Sock's favor. Upon replay, the umpire sided with Sock's opponent, costing Sock a point. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, and Matthew Preston

trivia: Given Sock's last name and profession, Scott was tempted to rewrite the clue to make a joke about athlete's foot.


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