Archive for the ‘Rafael Nadal’ Category

2012 French Open Preview

Thursday, May 24th, 2012

All systems are go at Roland Garros for the 2012 French Open. This year's field of players is stacked on the men's side, as always. Ah, the gift that is the Federer-Nadal era, also now known as the Federer-Nadal-Djokovic era. For fans of men's tennis, what a treat these last 7 ...

Profitable Words From The Wise

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Before the NCAA Tournament, I sent y'all to our friends over at Wise Guy Action for all your sports gambling needs. I told you that if I had money, I'd entrust it with WGA rather than Wall Street. Why? Because I know just how frighteningly insane those guys are when ...

This Bud’s For You

Wednesday, July 9th, 2008

It was the best match in the history of tennis. It's entertainment value far exceeded that of "Godfather." Cancer patients who watched the Wimbledon final were cured. Even Chuck Norris wept.The match was so good Bud Collins got hard without thinking about "Velvet Goldmine" or using Viagra.You get the point. ...

Will 2008 Be The Greatest Year in The History of Sport?

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Generally, if I am awake before 9 a.m. on a Sunday, it is not with the anticipation that something awesome is about to happen when I turn on the TV.This Sunday was no exception, as I tuned into Wimbledon only to watch Rafael Nadal easily take the first two sets ...

Nadal is Not Just Claymation

Monday, July 7th, 2008

So, did you hear Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer in the men's final at Wimbledon? I did, and didn't see a single minute of the match.Every once in awhile the day job gets in the way of watching what has already been called by some the greatest tennis match EVER. ...