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Tennis icon Bud Collins dies at 86
Bud Collins, who wrote his way into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, died on Friday. He was 86. Famous for his deep love of the game, and for his colorful and sometimes outlandish mode of dress, Collins was a writer for The Boston Globe and, beginning in 1968, an analyst for CBS and NBC. He
Del Potro keeping expectations low as he returns to court
Over an unprecedented career, Roger Federer has inspired countless bouts of fear and awe. But more than six years ago in the US Open final, facing an unflinching 20-year-old Argentine, Federer became unstrung. The epic weapon that did the damage: the fierce forehand of Juan Martin del Potro that
Pro-Kasich Super Pac Canvasses Ahead of New Hampshire Primary
Well hello from Manchester, New Hampshire where it is all going down this week guys I'm ABC spread milky. And we are coming July from the streets of Manchester this is a residential neighborhood. All why are we here this is the biggest canvassing day of the year. Of course for just one day away
After the perfect ending, what's Peyton Manning's next rodeo?
IT'S EASY, IN sports, to fall in love with beginnings. Beginnings are hopeful, the best antidote to the inevitable disappointment of reality. Even the most moribund and tortured franchises are fueled by the endless reservoir of beginnings. In 1998, when Peyton Manning made his NFL debut for the
Remembering the remarkable Lleyton Hewitt
Upon Lleyton Hewitt 's final professional match -- in front of his home country fans no less -- we offer up 10 memorable moments from the future Hall of Famer's career. Reaching the final of the 2005 Australian Open, a tournament apparently played on "cow s It was on the eve of his home Grand Slam
More than a little irony surrounding Tuesday's matches Down Under
The bottom-half players in both singles draws of the Australian Open will be featured Tuesday in Melbourne. If there's a unifying theme to these three matches, it's irony. No. 8 Venus Williams versus Johanna Konta ESPN2/WatchESPN: Watch Williams/Konta match live, 9 p.m. ET A funny thing happened
Best of the Best
Big Three familiar faces in Grand Slam finals With Novak Djokovic's US Open title last year, he became the third player of this generation to reach at least 10 Grand Slam victories, joining Roger Federer (17) and Rafael Nadal (14). To put that in perspective, just two other men have won
How much longer will we see Federer, Serena and today's aging stars?
Roger Federer in full flight, moving forward and taking balls ridiculously early Serena Williams cracking aces and fist-pumping herself into a state of agitation Rafael Nadal , still swashbuckling and capable of a leaping scissor-kick after all these years The Bryan Brothers, exhibiting their
Buzz: Serena's health a major concern as 2016 kicks off
Just like that, the 2016 tennis season is here. And with it, all eyes will be on Serena Williams (again), but this time because she is kicking off the new year with an injury. The world No. 1, who hasn't played since losing in the US Open semifinals four months ago, withdrew from her opening event
Buzz: Can anyone challenge the tour's top seeds in 2016?
Because you were exceptionally good over the thrilling 2015 tennis season, we have a reward for you: The 2016 season, which has just begun in Brisbane, Australia. By Monday, there will be no fewer than six ATP World Tour and WTA tournaments underway in five different countries -- New Zealand,