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Bjorn Borg

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  • Pete Sampras encouraged by tennis, discouraged by Lakers

     
    As a sold-out Madison Square Garden and live television by ESPN2 proved in February, there is a market for tennis if it's played by John McEnroe, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. A McEnroe-Ivan Lendl, Sampras-Agassi doubleheader put almost 22,000 people.......
  • Tiger Woods not cooler than Arnold Palmer says GQ magazine

     
    GQ Magazine released its list of "The 25 Coolest Athletes of All Time" and former Orlando Magic executive and Hall of Fame player Julius Erving, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, boxing legend Muhammad Ali and Arnold Palmer were among the...
  • Wimbledon: Rafael Nadal advances to men's final

     
    Rafael Nadal didn't leave a doubt, never gave Andy Murray much of a chance. Scampering around the court without evidence of the pain in his knee that had caused Nadal to call for a trainer earlier in the tournament, but......
  • Nadal Beats Soderling for 5th French Open Title

    Nadal Beats Soderling for 5th French Open Title
    PARIS -- Accustomed to being on the move, Rafael Nadal sat restlessly during a changeover one game from his fifth French Open title. He jiggled his legs, took two bites of a banana, toweled off his arms and face, then rose and finished the job. Soon he...
  • Racqueting up the game

    Racqueting up the game
    COSTA MESA — It all started in 1999, when friends Clay Peterson and Johnny McCray bought neighboring homes on East 20th Street. While unpacking, Peterson came upon a wooden tennis racquet and they started to hit balls in Peterson's tennis court....
  • Rivalry revisited in 'McEnroe/Borg'

    The rivalry between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe ranks among tennis's greatest, and now it's the subject of the HBO Sports documentary "McEnroe/Borg: Fire & Ice," premiering Saturday, June 11. Borg and McEnroe, who between them own 18 Grand Slam titles,...
  • Bud Collins agrees with Mac: Best Wimbledon final ever

     
    Bud Collins was gone from NBC's Wimbledon coverage this year for the first time since the early days of Western Civilization, but a friendly p.r. man e-mailed me his thoughts on Sunday's final. Short version: He agrees with McEnroe (see......
  • Nadal Defeats Federer For Australian Open Title

    REPORTING FROM MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - There wasn't much to choose between Roger Federer's elegant, airy tennis -- silently played with all the angles calculated and covered -- and Rafael Nadal's elemental tennis, the grunting, noisy, spinning, whooshing...
  • Celebrity travel: Go away with Juliana Hatfield

    Celebrity travel: Go away with Juliana Hatfield
    Juliana Hatfield had a knack for penning clever songs with her group the Blake Babies. She was an indie sensation. What her fans didn't know was that Hatfield was battling an eating disorder and depression. With her telling memoir "When I Grow Up" (Wiley,...
  • How I Made It: Hilary Estey McLoughlin

    How I Made It: Hilary Estey McLoughlin
    The gig: As president of Warner Bros.' Telepictures Productions, Hilary Estey McLoughlin, 47, oversees one of the biggest syndication companies in television. Telepictures has more than 1,200 employees and nine shows on the air, including "The Ellen...
  • Federer Beats Roddick for Record 15th Grand Slam

    Federer Beats Roddick for Record 15th Grand Slam
    WIMBLEDON, England -- Roger Federer hoisted the trophy and celebrated making Grand Slam history, a year removed from an epic five-set final when he left Wimbledon a broken man, his title ripped away and his aura of invincibility shattered. Federer...