Photo courtesy of zimbio.com. Ryan Harrison (left) and Ryan Sweeting (right) are two of the players expected to help revive American tennis.
By Toni Headley
Toni Headley is a tennis expert who worked at ESPN for 10 years and has been a freelance writer there for the past 2 years. She also previously worked at CBS Sports and has covered every major tennis tournament in the world multiple times.
As we leave Indian Wells, California for the Sony Ericsson Open, I ask myself if this will be the last time we see Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Andy Roddick, and James Blake playing here in Miami? With the slow decline of the Williams sisters, Roddick, and Blake due to injury and age, could we be witnessing the end of American tennis as we know it? All four players will be playing here in Miami, which starts in a little over a week. Continue reading
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Photo courtesy of USAToday.com. Albert Pujols (pictured above) will be out at least a month. St. Louis will really miss their star and will struggle to remain in contention without his big bat.
By Josh Kramer
A 22-year-old just made a mockery of one of golf’s most prestigious tournaments. The best tournament in tennis just began. And the NBA Draft is set for Thursday. There is so much going on in the sporting world.
Here is what has caught my attention.
Lack of the “Machine” spells trouble for St. Louis Continue reading
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Tagged Adam Wainwright, AL East, Albert Pujols, Cincinnati Reds, College World Series, Florida Marlins, Hanley Ramirez, Jack McKeon, John Isner, Lance Berkman, Matt Holliday, NBA Draft, Nicolas Mahut, NL Central, NL East, Philadelphia Phillies, Rafael Nadal, Rory McIlroy, Rosenblatt Stadium, Ryan Sweeting, SEC, St. Louis Cardinals, TD Ameritrade Park, Tony Larussa, Wimbledon