Archive for the ‘Tennis’ Category

Maybe You Should Just Stop Playing For A While, Nikolay

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

Nikolay Davydenko is melting down. Well, that or he's making a lot of money tanking matches on the ATP tour. In August, he came under suspicion of tanking after withdrawing from a match with a dubious injury. Then, he was fined $2,000 for "poor effort" on October 26, stemming from ...

Why Is Anyone Gambling On Tennis?

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

There is a mushrooming scandal in professional tennis currently and, let's face it, it's not exactly big news in America. For years and years, apparently, tennis players have been approached by gamblers and offered money to throw matches. I know what you're thinking: why isn't he writing about more important ...

No, Not Tennis!!!!

Wednesday, August 8th, 2007

When reports came out about NBA games possibly being fixed by referees, most of us were upset but knew that a betting scandal is always a possibility in the major sports. Gamblers and organized crime will obviously do whatever they can to get an edge when it comes to betting ...

Andy Roddick Is Bad At Making Excuses

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

So you're Andy Roddick, you're supposedly America's one true hope for a dominant tennis player, the next great one in the mold of Pete Sampras and you've been a total disappointment. What do you do when you continue to lose inexplicably to inferior competition? You make ridiculous excuses.Roddick, who is ...

Say It Ain’t So Tim!

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Perennial Wimbledon disappointment for British tennis player Tim Henman and his fellow countrymen is as predictable as, well, England not winning the World Cup. We were going to go with a tennis comparison, but we were afraid no one would get it. For a long time, Henman was England's best ...

What Would Sam The Eagle Say?

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

Don't look now, but Americans are currently fleeing Paris faster than the French Army in 1940. Andy Roddick, James Blake, Michael Russell, Justin Gimelstob, Amer Delic, Robert Kendrick, Sam Querrey, and Vince Spadea all have something in common and it's not that you couldn't pick any of them out of ...

Lots Of People Come To Kuala Lumpur To Lose. I Didn’t.

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

Pete Sampras is coming out of retirement to play Roger Federer. Well, he's not actually un-retiring, but it just sounds cooler to say it that way. He'll actually be squaring off with Federer three times in three different locations. The first match will be in November as part of Malaysia's ...