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John McEnroe Talks Shop Then Busts Out Guitar To Serenade Dan Patrick

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Not sure there's any way to introduce the following interview with John McEnroe other than to say that the Hall of Famer has plenty of interesting insights about the state of the game of tennis today, stories to share about his own playing days, and finally, some tunes to play ...

John Isner Survives

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Whatever, I typically put in more than 11 hours of work - straight and in one day! In all honesty, it takes something monumental to make the sports world turn away from the World Cup and look at another event - especially one that is only attended by 738 people. 25 ...

Pete Sampras Insists He Has No Beef With Andre Agassi

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Even though Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras insist that their awkward moment at a charity tennis event in Haiti is a thing of the past, I'm not convinced that more sparks won't fly when the two American tennis icons cross paths again in the future.  In case you missed what ...

Venus and Serena Williams Doing Work On And Off The Court

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

The Williams sisters keep marching on.  Serena won her 12th Grand Slam recently at the Australian Open, tying her for 6th all time. Venus meanwhile was bounced Down Under in the singles draw and is stuck on 9 Slams, but teamed up with her sister to win the doubles championship. ...

Andre Agassi: “I’ve had the opportunity to be angry and disappointed at myself for a long time and so I’ll just give people a chance to absorb it and to understand it within the body of work which is my life.”

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

Unless you've been living under a rock this past few weeks, you've certainly heard about the stir in the tennis world caused by Andre Agassi's new, tell-all autobiography titled 'Open'. In the book, Agassi discusses his upbringing and how he was molded in to a tennis prodigy by his over-bearing ...

Tennis Player John Isner: I Think The 700 or 800th Ranked Male Would Beat the Number One Ranked Female

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Any guy who plays sports has had this discussion with his buddies.  Could our rec league hoops team beat a WNBA team?  Could our softball team beat a college softball team?  Could a great recreational golfer beat a player on the LPGA tour playing from the women's tees?  These questions ...

Roger Federer Wins 15th Grand Slam Title, Breaks Pete Sampras’s Record

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

15 Grand Slam Titles, six Wimbledon championships, a still standing record of 237 consecutive weeks ranked #1 in the World, and an unimaginable 21 straight Grand Slams making it to at least the semifinals. And those are just a few of the records he holds. This past Sunday in England, ...

Serena Williams Is A Busy Woman

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

When many tennis fans think of Serena Williams, they think of the term, 'Untapped potential.'  The younger Williams sister has a lot of other interests including: the beach, acting, and writing.  This article surmises the differences between the two sisters and how Serena could have had a much more storied ...

What Happened To All The Good American Men’s Tennis Players

Friday, March 27th, 2009

I used to love to watch tennis as a kid.  I used to go watch it live at the US Pro Indoor in Philadelphia every year.  The best players in men's tennis always included a few Americans.  John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors were great personalities and even better tennis players.  They ...

SI Swimsuit Model Brooklyn Decker

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Ah, being affiliated with Sports Illustrated these days sure has its perks doesn't it Dan Patrick? DP talks with model Brooklyn Decker about her role in the the making of the 2009 issue. Throw in the always willing to talk Andy Roddick, Decker's fiance, and you've got yourself one good ...