Maria Sharapova surprised everyone when she came out in support of the Women's Tennis Association's decision to ban grunting. The controversial ban would be enforced for the next generation of tennis players. Grunting during tennis matches has been a controversial subject matter for quite some time. Some believe it is a massive distraction from the game, while others claim … [Read more...] about Maria Sharapova supports tennis grunting ban (video)
Federer-Nadal Rivalry The Crown Of Men’s Tennis Revival
Despite the lack of quality Americans in the sport, men's tennis is seeing an apex in the game not seen since the Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras duels in the 1990's. This season has been dominated by one man: Novak Djokovic. Djokovic ran off a 43 match winning streak before being knocked off by Roger Federer in the French Open semifinal. The victory gives us a … [Read more...] about Federer-Nadal Rivalry The Crown Of Men’s Tennis Revival
Sidetracked: Athlete Websites—How Far Is Too Far?
By: Melissa S. Wollering Jared Allen, you’re nasty and I mean that in the vilest way possible. Viewing your website is such a sleezgusting act (sleezy/disgusting), that I contemplated whether I would dive headfirst into my own vomit if given the choice between the two. How did your PR consultants let you get away with this? Mr. Allen has found a cheeky way to market his … [Read more...] about Sidetracked: Athlete Websites—How Far Is Too Far?
What’s so special about Wimbledon for Venus?
By Cleyana Mayweather It’s the second week at Wimbledon and a five-time Wimbledon champ is still in it. And, I’m not talking about Roger Federer. I’m talking about the women’s two-time defending champion Venus Williams. The world’s No.3 player has dominated the All England Club winning five of the last eight championships, reaching seven of the last eight finals, and … [Read more...] about What’s so special about Wimbledon for Venus?