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Tag: Tennis


Not All College Athletes Are Created (Economically) Equal—So They Shouldn’t All Be Paid

The controversial issue isn’t going away. But the focus should be on the big-revenue-producing sports, football and basketball.

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AUDIO: ‘Asterisk: A Glyph’: A Forceful Poem About Why ‘Forsaken People … Turn Athletes Into Gods’

Hakim Bellamy, Albuquerque’s first poet laureate, writes a series of questions about reactions to the tennis star Serena Williams that will echo in your mind for days on end.

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Nature Is Trying to Tell Us Something

While it’s cold in much of the U.S., Australia has been sweltering through record-breaking heat. One player at the Australia Open said her plastic water bottle began to melt.

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Tennis Champ Navratilova Says She Has Breast Cancer

Tennis star Martina Navratilova has added her name to the list of women battling breast cancer in the public eye. On Wednesday, Navratilova announced that she has the disease on “Good Morning America.” Luckily, it’s of the noninvasive and highly treatable variety.

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Agassi to Retire After U.S. Open

The greatest serve-returner in the history of the game, and the man whose rivalry with Pete Sampras fueled tennis’ popularity in the 1990s, just announced that his next U.S. Open will be his last professional outing. The 36-year-old is one of only five players to have won every single Grand Slam tournament.

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Iraqi Athletes Killed for Wearing Shorts

Militants had issued a warning forbidding shorts a few days before.
It’s sounding more like life under the Taliban every day.

Posted on May 27, 2006 READ MORE


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