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Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi
Andre Agassi (April 29, 1970 - ) was, at one time, ranked as the World No. 1 tennis player. Agassi won eight Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold medal.
Andre Agassi (April 29, 1970 - ) was, at one time, ranked as the World No. 1 tennis player. Agassi won eight Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold medal. « Show less

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  • The question: What's your favorite book about sports?

    The question: What's your favorite book about sports?
    My favorite is a children's book called "Keeping Score" by Linda Sue Park. Taking place in Brooklyn in the 1950s, this story focuses on 9-year-old Maggie (named for Joe DiMaggio) and her love for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Maggie learns several important...
  • Los Angeles gives up its once-prominent stop on men's tennis tour

    Los Angeles gives up its once-prominent stop on men's tennis tour
    Bob Kramer spoke of the loss he is about to suffer, admitting he has a hole in his heart. He wasn't grieving a child or a parent, just a best friend. Kramer is director of a tennis tournament that will be no more. The Los Angeles men's tennis event that...
  • David Foster Wallace scrapes the stars ... and the barrel

    David Foster Wallace scrapes the stars ... and the barrel
    David Foster Wallace's posthumous career — Wallace committed suicide in 2008 at the age of 46 — has produced nearly as many books as his live one did. In 2010, David Lipsky came out with "Although of Course You End up Becoming Yourself: A Road...
  • Virgen's View: King pumped for new Breakers

    Billie Jean King wasn't bashful about her opinion on the state of tennis during a quaint meet-and-greet for the new Orange County Breakers at the Ayres Hotel in Costa Mesa Tuesday night. She said tennis, mainly men's, is great globally, but the U.S. is...
  • The Bryan Street Book Club

    The Bryan Street Book Club
    The Bryan Street Book Club The club was started in 1977 by stay-at-home moms living in Elmhurst who wanted to have an evening of adult dialogue. Sometimes refreshments are themed with the book, i.e. margaritas were served with “A Pirate Looks at...
  • How empty will American tennis look once Williams sisters aren't around?

    KEY BISCAYNE — Venus Williams spoke in a whisper late Saturday afternoon, the words of disappointment barely making it out of her mouth. She sounded tired. She sounded old. "I was having some pain, and then just wanted to see how I felt in the warm...
  • Justin Gimelstob wants to get L.A. back on pro tennis calendar

    Justin Gimelstob wants to get L.A. back on pro tennis calendar
    Justin Gimelstob certainly is no Martin Luther King. But he has a dream. He is unhappy that professional tennis left Los Angeles and he wants it back. To that end, the first L.A. Tennis Challenge will be played Monday night at Pauley Pavilion. It is...
  • Inside job: U.S. track's CEO search finally ends

    Inside job: U.S. track's CEO search finally ends
    Six months ago, USA Track & Field handed Max Siegel a one-year deal as a consultant to give a struggling sport some new ideas in marketing, sponsorship, publicity and communications. Monday, it announced Siegel will run the whole show. The USATF board...
  • Techy Tennis Rackets

    Techy Tennis Rackets
    Tungsten. Basalt. Giant holes. "Smart" materials that morph from hard to soft. Tennis rackets, like everything in life, seem to get stranger and techier by the minute—but do they actually make you hit the ball better? We gathered four of the hottest...
  • Former PBS outlet KCET-TV trumpets new spring shows

     
    KCET-TV has a new spring programming block....
  • Young Courts Plus Tennis Players Shine at Powershares Pro Challenge

     
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 15, 2011 Contact: Megan McNamara(630) 993-8925mmcnamara@epd.org Young Courts Plus Tennis Players Shine at Powershares Pro Challenge ELMHURST, Ill. – Several Courts Plus …...
  • 2012 Australian Open TV schedule on ESPN2 and Tennis Channel

     
    The first Grand Slam of the tennis calendar takes place at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia, as the world’s best tennis players head Down Under. On the men’s side, Novak Djokovic won last year’s Australian Open, then went on to win...