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Nadal Wins the U.S. Open

Coming into this year’s tennis season, sports writers and commentators were contemplating career obituaries for Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, rather than predicting that they would sweep the season’s Grand…

Murray makes it his year as Djokovic struggles

Tennis in 2016 can be summed up with a see-saw battle involving two players across the men’s (ATP) and women’s (WTA) sides and as things panned out, they were the…

79-year British pain

Murray came into Paris having defeated world number one Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters but under a cloud following the end of his coaching relationship with…

4-A state girls champ Panther Creek was great, but 2001 Caps were better

But North Carolina may never see another girls team as good as the 2001 Broughton Caps, who won the fourth of six straight 4A state titles. The Catamounts are favored…

Don’t chide Foley for Tiger’s woes

The sun came up on Monday morning, Sean Foley well aware of the impending reverberations to hit the golf world, his tenure as Tiger Woods’ swing coach having been brought…

Mark Petchey names his all-time American greats ahead of 2014 US Open

He drew me into tennis as a kid and his Wimbledon showdown with Chris Lewis in 1983, which he win 6-2 6-2 6-2, was the first Wimbledon final I saw…