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sports BRIEFS - Waco Tribune-Herald
sports BRIEFSWaco Tribune-HeraldClearly, players are hoping the genius of another era remains alive and well, although not all such partnerships have fared well. Maria Sharapova hired Jimmy Connors, a hero of yore, then fired him after one tournament last summer. Giants WR Cruz ...and more »
Posted on 19 December 2013 | 11:17 pm
Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in
Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2013GoErie.comGeorgia banker who served as President Jimmy Carter's first budget director before departing amid an investigation of his banking activities. Aug. 15. Jacques Verges, 88. Flamboyant lawyer nicknamed the "Devil's advocate" for his defense of former ...and more »
Posted on 19 December 2013 | 7:46 pm
12 Days of PowerShares Series: Ivan Lendl
12 Days of PowerShares Series: Ivan Lendl Q&ATennis MagazineIVAN LENDL: Jimmy [Connors] and John [McEnroe] are the most obvious, but depending on surface, altitude, balls, and location, there were lots of guys that were tough opponents. Mats Wilander, Yannick Noah, and Andres Gomez come to mind.
Posted on 19 December 2013 | 5:37 am
Top 10 great players turned sporting coaches
ESPN.co.ukTop 10 great players turned sporting coachesESPN.co.ukBoris Becker might not want things to turn out as they have for Jimmy Connors in his after-(tennis)life of coaching. An infamous stint as Maria Sharapova's coach recently lasted all of one match, with Sharapova saying recently that it wouldn't have ...At the Net: Can Becker help Djokovic win outside of Oz?Lexington Herald Leaderall 34 news articles »
Posted on 19 December 2013 | 4:00 am
Five questions on new Novak Djokovic-Boris
Montreal GazetteFive questions on new Novak Djokovic-Boris Becker partnershipSI.comThis past summer, when Maria Sharapova surprisingly hired Jimmy Connors after Wimbledon, she was coachless and looking for someone to fill that role. Djokovic is far from either of those situations. His highly successful partnership with Vajda ...Novak Djokovic appoints Boris Becker as head coach in move described as 'very ...The IndependentWill Boris Becker Be Boom or Bust for Novak Djokovic?Tennis NowDjokovic Gambles on Becker, Hires HimThe New Indian ExpressAviation Recordall 257 news articles »
Posted on 18 December 2013 | 2:49 pm
Lendl to help replace Connors on tennis tourWhile Andy Murray basked in the glow of his first major championship, his coach celebrated the U.S. Open title with a few rounds of golf with his buddies.
Posted on 12 September 2012 | 3:22 pm
Agassi, McEnroe, Sampras, Connors to playAndre Agassi, John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Jimmy Connors and other Grand Slam champions will play a series of matches around the country in October and November.
Posted on 18 July 2012 | 10:01 am
Stepanek upsets Monfils to win WashingtonThrough injuries and illness and, well, aging, Radek Stepanek never doubted he'd one day hoist another trophy overhead as an ATP tournament champion.
Posted on 1 August 2011 | 2:20 pm
Serve it up: Jimmy Connors memoir coming inJimmy Connors has a memoir coming, with a few overhead smashes promised.
Posted on 19 June 2011 | 5:51 pm
No US men will be ranked in ATP top 10 nextThanks to players such as Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe, then Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, and, lately, Andy Roddick, there always has been at least one man from the United States in tennis' top 10 since the computer rankings began in 1973.
Posted on 6 August 2010 | 10:49 am