Archive for the ‘Tennis’ Category

Oh, Snap! Can’t Believe He Said That

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Let's take a deep breath and step away from the Shaq/Kobe and Imus/black people controversies and enjoy a pairing that goes together as well as peanut butter and jelly, sexual harassment and NASCAR, and, apparently, Jews and baseball. What is this amazing combination? Why, the United Kingdom and self-loathing when ...

This Is How You Do It, Tony Romo

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Anybody that follows the sporting world as close as we do here at R&R can tell you there are a few simple sports truths. For example, if you are named Alex Rodriguez, or anything close to it, you are subject to abuse at Fenway Park.Now I give you another truism: ...

Kiss My Asterisk! (And Other Stories Of The Day)

Wednesday, November 7th, 2007

As everyone knows by now, former Dolphins coach Don Shula is up in arms over the possibility of the Patriots matching his '72 team's accomplishment of finishing the season undefeated. After all, they were caught cheating in the first half of the first game of the season, therefore nullifying everything ...

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 ...