Hail Andy Murray, King of Groundstrokes!

Everyday Shakespeare http://www.everydayshakespeare.com HAIL ANDY MURRAY, KING OF GROUNDSTROKES! By King Macbeth, Special Correspondent for the Dunsinane Times ...more

Serena Williams Sets Earning Record

This weekend 20 year old golfer, Michelle Wie won her first championship. This is pretty exciting, especially since she has been playing in LPGA events since she was 12, but we aren't going to talk much about that this week because something much more glamorous happened in women's sports this weekend. Serena Williams set the record for earning the most prize money in a single season in the WTA. EVER....more

I love Serena, always have.  In spite of more

8 Quick Tips For Staying Fit During The Winter Months

If you’re like me, then getting to the gym can be a real chore. Especially now that I’m blogging, I have come up with nearly every excuse in the book to avoid the gym. “I haven’t written a blog in a couple of days, so I want to write this morning. I have no time for the gym today!” Now I’m in pretty decent shape. I won’t lie. I’ve been active my entire life, from ballet as a little girl through to late teens, and then fitness after that.  Being fit and eating healthy have always been a part of my life....more

Navratilova – Not On The Fence About Andre Agassi & Crystal Meth

If you have been following the unraveling of Andre Agassi, one of our tennis greats, there is no doubt you have an opinion. If you haven’t been following, let me share the background of the story. Andre Agassi, eight-time grand slam tennis champion. Philanthropist. All around nice guy. Married to another tennis prodigy, Steffi Graf. Kids. Smiles. A great story of a triumphant comeback. The whole squeaky clean image. ...more

Juan Martin del Potro

I rarely watch tennis because I prefer to play. Last night was the men's final at the US Open and while I hadn't planned it, I did watch the match. Juan Martin del Potro played Roger Federer. Del Potro is from Argentina and quite a lovely specimen....more

Serena Williams Loses Her Temper, Loses Her Match

If you were watching the U.S. Open you saw Serena Williams come undone. Who am I trying to kid? If you were watching tennis, or ESPN, or CNN or even your local news you probably saw the clip. In a sport where decorum rules the courts it is unusual to see a tennis player throw a fit during a match. I haven't seen an outburst like that during the U.S. Open since John McEnroe played the game. ...more

I suppose we'll have to agree to disagree, but that's okay 'cause if you're a tennis fan, ...more

Competitive Girl "Unnerves" Boy Rivals

Ah, the first day of June. The flowers are blooming, summer's in the air, and the New York Times runs an article about a girl who plays high school tennis with boys, which upsets rival schools. The small magnet school attended by Hannah Berner has no girls' tennis team, so the school let her join the champion boys' team. None of the students at her school minded - she's a power house tennis player. Their opponents, however, have a lot to say about playing against - gulp - a girl. ...more

"OK, I have literally zero knowledge of tennis, but that statement made
me rather sad ...more

Shahar Pe'er Denied Access to Dubai: Will Miss Tournament

Shahar Pe'er won't play in the The Barclays Dubai Tennis Championships this week. She wasn't injured. She wasn't sick. She didn't have a family emergency. She was not on vacation. She didn't play because she was denied a visa into the United Arab Emirates. She is not a criminal or a dissident. She was denied the visa because she was from Israel. I'll give you a second so that you can freak out. I know I did. ...more

Awww.. The Poor innocent widdle palistinians, always getting picked on by the big bad Israelis! ...more

Staying in shape at the White House

Jan. 19, 2009 - President Barack Obama, wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia will have plenty of perks when they move into the White House, a 55,000 square-foot Georgian-style mansion with 132 rooms and 32 bathrooms. ...more