101 incredible sports facts that will blow
101 incredible sports facts that will blow your mindUSA TODAYFTW combed through our extensive archives and scoured the Internet to come up with 101 sports facts that even die-hards fans probably did't know, such as the attendance for Muhammad Ali's first title fight to Michael Jordan's minor-league paycheck to ...
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 10:37 am
The Assault on Nadal at the French -
The Assault on Nadal at the FrenchHuffington PostThe only time, particuarly in the men's game, when I can recall a similar period of dominance was when Bjorn Borg, John Mcenroe and Jimmy Connors resided at the top of the rankings in the late 70s and early 80s. But even then, there wasn't just one ...and more »
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 7:33 am
NHL | Stanley Cup playoffs: Goaltending can
Columbus DispatchNHL | Stanley Cup playoffs: Goaltending can be a mystery in postseasonColumbus Dispatch"You've got to win four games to win a series," Predators forward James Neal said. "Momentum changes really quickly. Chicago coming into our rink knows how hard it's going to be to close out a series. We've got lots of fight left in us, and we'll take ...and more »
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 6:03 am
Boys' Tennis: Big-time matches coming at The
Daily PilotBoys' Tennis: Big-time matches coming at The OjaiDaily PilotThrough the years, many tennis greats grew up playing The Ojai, including Bill Tilden, Helen Wills Moody, Tony Trabert, Bobby Riggs, Jack Kramer, Stan Smith, Arthur Ashe, Billie Jean King, Pancho Gonzales, Jimmy Connors, Michael Chang, Lindsay ...Pac-12 Championships On Deck for Men's TennisGoDucks.comall 20 news articles »
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 11:25 pm
Meet Me At The Fair? Grandstand having
Meet Me At The Fair? Grandstand having issues attracting big artistsCNYcentral.com"It's a little strange they only have one, by now they usually have more," says Neil Connors. "I think its disappointing and I ... we're not talking small names. We're talking about Jimmy Buffet, to Phish, to Maroon 5 to any number of other artists ...and more »
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 4:39 pm
Is Jack Sock Emerging as New Hope for US
Men from the United States once ruled tennis with an iron grip. Between 1974 and 2003, American males accounted for 46 Grand Slam wins, dwarfing all other nations. But like most dynasties in history, they lost control of their throne and were toppled by players from other countries. The forecast looked great during the 1970s and 1980s, which were led by the equally volatile and boisterous John ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:16 am
The greatest young sports stars ever
After Jordan Spieth's Masters triumph aged 21, we remember the other great young sportsmen and women.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 2:35 am
INSIDE STORY: Is men's tennis now too
The greatest player of the last 15 years, and maybe of all time, Roger Federer, while being extremely fit and relatively tall (6ft1ins/185cm), did not win 17 grand slam titles via brute force. While the 2000s enjoyed the emergence of big-serving players such as Andy Roddick the fears of the previous decade never really came to pass. Indeed, over the last 10 years, there have been eight different ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:16 am
Novak Djokovic on top for 142nd week –
Novak Djokovic went past Rafael Nadal on the list of World Number ones for the most time.
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 10:29 pm
Djokovic, Federer & Nadal Descend on
Tap into the essentials of the week ahead and re-live the highlights of the past week with Corona ATP Weekly Slice, as we serve up an executive summary of what every fan should know, along with a look at the best in social media. [[More Tennis News on ATPWorldTour.com]]
Posted on 12 April 2015 | 9:29 pm
Second Annual Jimmy Connors Tribe Club
Spring is here and the time is now to sign up for the 2 nd Annual Jimmy Connors Tribe Club Pro-Am. The event, which will tee off on June 8 th, 2015, is William and Mary Athletics Department’s premier golf outing, hosted by Two Rivers Country Club.
Posted on 24 April 2015 | 9:42 am
Aiello Wins At Pac-12 Tournament
Jimmy Connors and the Bryan twins. These tennis greats are among more than 85 former players at The Ojai who have gone on to win one or more Grand Slam events as professional tennis players, all of whom are listed on Libbey Park’s “Wall of Fame.”
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 1:52 pm
Self-doubt plagues Nadal again
including the classic The Courts of Babylon and the New York Times bestseller (with Pete Sampras), A Champion's Mind. His new book on the 1975 Wimbledon final between Arthur Ashe and Jimmy Connors will be out in June of 2015.
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 11:54 am
The Assault on Nadal at the French
The only time, particuarly in the men's game, when I can recall a similar period of dominance was when Bjorn Borg, John Mcenroe and Jimmy Connors resided at the top of the rankings in the late 70s and early 80s. But even then, there wasn't just one person ...
Posted on 23 April 2015 | 12:34 am
1974: The World Team Tennis experiment
It was hardly a surprise when Jimmy Connors of the Baltimore Banners leaped into the stands to go after a heckler one evening, or when Ilie Nastase of the L.A. Strings turned himself into a demented master of ceremonies on a nightly basis. But anyone who ...
Posted on 22 April 2015 | 6:00 pm
Lendl to help replace Connors on tennis tour
While 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 play
Andre 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 Washington
Through 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 in
Jimmy 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 next
Thanks 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
Resolved Question: Who was a better tennis
back it up with stats in order to get best answer
Posted on 25 April 2013 | 10:20 am
Resolved Question: How come Connors wont
The ATP seniors tour is becoming fairly popular. How come Jimmy wont play on it? Mac is only 7 yrs younger and still competitive. Everyone loves Jimmy and he could generate some real interest playing 2 or 3 events a year.
Posted on 2 April 2010 | 3:04 pm
Resolved Question: Why Is Jimmy Connors
He was just as good, if not better, than Borg and/or McEnroe in his prime.
Posted on 4 June 2009 | 12:28 pm
Resolved Question: What does Billie Jean
Billie Jean King, John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors were the tennis stars of the 70s. What exactly do they do now since they are retired from tennis?
Posted on 17 January 2009 | 1:23 pm
Resolved Question: Jimmy connors arrested??
i guess he's still a bad boy, hehe.-
but i think he's a bit old for those things, don't you??
ps: see eric, i'm taking my job as tennis gossip girl seriously, all kinds of info, haha.-
xoxo and also, poor becker was dumped by his fincee throw a text message, she sent 5 just to make sure... poor thing, you just can't do that, have some dignity and at least do it by phone!!
Posted on 22 November 2008 | 6:57 am