Originally Posted by augustobt
I can clearly see, the ball is wide.
No, you can't, because that's not how perspective and video work. I'm not saying you don't have wonderful, hawk-like vision, but no matter how high-def the video is, the camera angle and proximity of the ball to the line make it impossible to see anything clearly, other than the fact that it was damn close.
Really though, the umpire did the right thing by not over-ruling; doing so on a ball that close on the far sideline would have been stupid and irresponsible on his part.