Sports Illustrated writer confuses hand gesture in support of sick teammate for dreaded OK symbol

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Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl apologized for a now-deleted tweet of his where he accused members of the Furman University soccer team of using the dreaded OK hand gesture when what they were really doing is showing support for a sick teammate:

You see, the injured player is No. 3 and the players were making the number 3 with their hands:

Emery May, No. 3, tweeted on October 9 that he is being treated for blood clots:

Here’s a photo with the gesture that set Wahl off:

Boy, he really thought he had a scoop there, didn’t he?