I played a ton of basketball growing up in the 1970′s but the pro game was not on my radar. It wasn’t until the 1980′s when I was flipping channels on my remote that I happened to tune into a Boston Celtics game and I saw Larry Bird diving on the floor–during the regular season!–for [...]
WTT currently has seven current and former No. 1s from the U.S., including Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Bob and Mike Bryan
Brett Connors’ Photographs of the 2012 Australian Open and BNP Paribas Open (Indian Wells) Tennis Championships featuring Nadal, Federer
It’s not just the staggering record of 109 singles championships that places Jimmy Connors above any player who has played in the Open Era of Men’s Tennis–as tennis great Arthur Ashe stated before his passing–it’s the quality of those wins.
One deal would’ve had the Celtics sending Ray Allen to the Memphis Grizzlies for O.J. Mayo, and the other had Paul Pierce headed to the New Jersey Nets for Mehmet Okur’s expiring contract and a 2012 first-round pick.