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Andre Agassi

How to Get Rich in Time

Rana Florida | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

Time is more important than money and possessions. It's the one thing you can never get back and something you can't buy, barter, or borrow. Once it's gone, it's gone for good. Those who succeed protect their time fiercely and selfishly.

Web Extra: Public Schools for Sale?

Bill Moyers | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

In this video, Diane Ravitch and I talk about the problem with charter schools being run by billionaires, celebrities and individuals with no experience in education; the fact that taxpayers are increasingly funding religious schools and why hedge-fund managers see education as an emerging market.

Brooke Shields Reveals Why She Divorced Andre Agassi

Posted 10.04.2013 | Divorce

Brooke Shields revealed new details about her divorce from tennis player Andre Agassi while co-hosting "The Today Show" Thursday morning. During a ...

Agassi: Federer Is 'A Class Above' Sampras

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

Andre Agassi has no problem conceding that Pete Sampras, his "nemesis," was the best tennis player of their generation. But he won't confer upon his r...

What Did You Fail at Today?

Rana Florida | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

We need to create a new definition of failure. Truly successful people embrace failure as part of the learning process, as an opportunity to grow, reflect, reinvent, and ultimately to push forward.

Tennis, Andre Agassi, and Pastry School

Sarah Dajani | Posted 09.12.2013 | Taste
Sarah Dajani

If Andre has taught me one thing, it's that you don't judge a career by a win or a loss, or even a match. Because a career is made up of dozens of matches, each one a life in miniature, and each one worth living to the fullest.

Lessons From Andre Agassi's: The Perils of Perfectionism

Selina Wang | Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports
Selina Wang

I recently attended a speech by Andre Agassi at Harvard University. Amidst the crowds of people, Agassi strolled in unnoticed. Having seen him dominate the court countless times on TV, I anticipated something different from what I saw.

Making a Difference: The World of Giving on Father's Day

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Each day dads are investing money, time and skills in their own kids and the community as a whole, making them a paradigm of philanthropy. So why not honor your dad for the positive impact he is making in your life and the lives of those around you by giving back?

The Education of a Tennis Player

Joel Drucker | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports
Joel Drucker

You're likely acquainted with the bubble skilled young athletes enter. Focus beyond belief. Distance from peers. Significant exclusion from school.

Can't Anybody Here Play this Game?

Michael Levin | Posted 11.21.2012 | Books
Michael Levin

So here's a plea to publishers: Just keep your eye on the ball. The concept of sports doesn't need embellishment. It's enough in and of itself.

Your Start-Up Life With Andre Agassi: Playing Big

Rana Florida | Posted 11.10.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

I've talked with successful CEO's, authors, chefs, politicians, designers, artists, philanthropists, doctors and entrepreneurs, but I've yet to interview a sports star for advice on business. Since Agassi was my all time favorite, I was eager to hear his insights on how to achieve success.

Which Tennis Stars Bought This Custom Ping Pong Table?

The Huffington Post | Nicole Guzzardi | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Who doesn't enjoy a lively game of ping pong? But to splurge on a custom made concrete table like this one, you'd have to be pretty into it. So it doe...

World Team Tennis, Anyone?

Terry Lyons | Posted 07.17.2012 | Sports
Terry Lyons

"The powers that be in tennis have made little effort to give this, perhaps, what it deserves," said McEnroe. "It would be beneficial to all to give this a real chance, and I don't think it's being given that chance."

First Nighter: Brooke Shields Reviews Her Life at Feinstein's at Loews Regency

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

What she wants the world to understand is that she did have a happy childhood. She isn't the hard-bitten survivor her publicized past might suggest.

HALL OF FAMER

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LAS VEGAS — The sport that has given Andre Agassi everything is giving him something more. The baseliner known for his aggressive returns and c...

Andre Agassi Offers To Show Naked Picture Of Steffi Graf

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Sports Illustrated's Bryan Graham tweeted on Thursday that tennis legend Andre Agassi made a shocking promise to the highest bidder at a charity aucti...

Andre Agassi: Tennis 'Took Away My Childhood'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Former tennis star Andre Agassi sat down with Matt Lauer on the Today Show last Wednesday and discussed his book, his childhood and his relationship w...

The Dark Side of Youth Sports Superstardom

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

People don't realize that, for every precocious talent, there are thousands of young prodigies with "unlimited potential" who never reach the pinnacle and often pay a severe price in its pursuit.

We Won, Dad, But I'm Lost: Lessons from Tiger, Lance, and Andre

Robert Lipsyte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Robert Lipsyte

Tiger comes to mind every Father's Day when I start to think about the complex impact dads and their dreams, even obsessions, about sports success have on their sons (and ever more often now, on their daughters).

Father's Day Gift Ideas: 10 Father's Day Books He'd Never Get For Himself (But He'll Love) (PHOTOS, POLL)

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Let's give Dad a book that no one else in his crowd is getting. A book that will put ideas in his head, delight his senses and provide him with something fascinating to say. Like these...

Agassi, Sampras, Federer, Nadal: Books On The Great Men Of Tennis

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Kimmelman The New York Review of Books Open: An Autobiography by Andre Agassi Knopf, 388 pp., $28.95 A Terrible Splendor: Three Extraordina...

Pete Sampras: Agassi Clash 'Regrettable,' But No Apology

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Three days after a highly public conflict with Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras finally addressed the issue on Tuesday. The 14-time Grand Slam winner said ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Oh well. So much for that Olympic hockey afterglow. NHL ratings have gone down since the end of the Vancouver games.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

You don't see this every day: Seattle Mariners pitcher Cliff Lee got ejected from an exhibition game for throwing pitches at Arizona catcher Chris Snyder.

Andre Agassi Feels 'Sick About' Pete Sampras Feud

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Andre Agassi feels "sick about" his public feud with longtime rival Pete Sampras at a charity event over the weekend. The tennis star tells ESPN's Ric...