#Hot Corner

Sour Music

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No sweet music for Brittany Viola. The daughter of former major league baseball pitcher Frank Viola missed out on the 10-meter platform diving final at the London Olympics. Viola finished 15th in the semifinal Thursday with 300.50 points.

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Frank Viola's nickname was "Sweet Music", which is mentioned later in the piece. That is a good thing to know, in case you thought the lede was merely a play on Brittany's last name, and weren't around in the late 1980s when Frank "Sweet Music" Viola ranked among our better hurlers of stitched spheroids.

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