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Questions regarding Woods and Wimbledon

Question No. 1. — Will the U.S. Open field include a wounded, but dangerous Tiger on the prowl or the docile, disoriented pussy cat that gave subpar efforts in his last two outings? The sports world probably will get a … Continue reading

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Williams sisters’ resurgence is good news, bad omen

The good news for U.S. tennis fans is that the top two women tennis players in the world are compatriots No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 2 Venus Williams. They are the top seeds at the French Open, which begins … Continue reading

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What Tiger Woods could have said

The two questions I wanted Tiger Woods to answer during his highly-anticipated 13 ½ minutes of shame were: (1) Has Elin, his wife, agreed to stay in the marriage? (2) When will you return to golf? Woods stopped short of … Continue reading

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Fan applause makes a difference in golf and tennis

When comparing crowd reactions to superstar Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson last summer, a golf analyst offered this succinct observation: “They respect Tiger Woods but they love Phil Mickelson.” The same conclusion could be reached in comparing crowd reactions to … Continue reading

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Fewer USA pros among contenders Down Under

When the Open Era began in tennis more than 40 years ago, U.S. pros were the players-to-beat on the men’s and women’s tours. Arthur Ashe, Stan Smith, Billie Jean King, Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert were among the first wave … Continue reading

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