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Sport and Society for Arete -- U.S. Open

Richard Crepeau | Posted 09.15.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Nearly every year the U.S. Open Tennis Championships seem to offer some remarkable match, a stunning upset, or tennis at an extremely high level. This year it showcased all three. Another peculiarity is that some of the wildest and best tennis arrives between midnight and 1:30 a.m.

A Letter to My Pre-Bipolar Self

Emily Grossman | Posted 07.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Emily Grossman

Dear 17-year-old Em, I know that high school has not been easy on you. Although your peers would never know it because you are a great actress, alw...

The Top 10 Greatest Male Tennis Players

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 06.02.2016 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

I feel that it is useful to say that (I think) it is clear who the top five male players of all time are, but for numbers five through to ten, it is a bit more difficult to state.

The Day the French Open Loses Rafael Nadal

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 06.02.2016 | Sports
Sajeel Qureshi

Nadal is in a spot where people use the words 'won't' and 'still when describing his form. 'He won't win another French' or 'he's still a threat' is what they say now and what they'll continue to say until he retires.

The Greatest Moment in Tennis History

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 05.19.2016 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

Federer's French Open win in 2009, Andy Murray's Wimbledon win in 2013, Rod Laver's Grand Slam in 1969, or do we go back to the Suzanne Lenglen vs. Helen Wills match in 1926? There are so many great moments in tennis history.

The Greatest Slam Wins of All Time

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 12.27.2014 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

Funnily enough, this is a ranking list which I have never read about, and so because of that reason, it is exactly what I will be analyzing in this article. It is after all a very important issue, and one that should be analyzed.

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...

VOTE: Greatest U.S. Open Matches Ever

Posted 11.12.2011 | Sports

As Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer pushed each other through five thrilling sets in the men's semifinal this past weekend, fans couldn't help but fee...

Reenergizing American Tennis

Pablo Eisenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Pablo Eisenberg

The U.S. Tennis Association's $3 million ad campaign doesn't address the fundamental problem with American tennis today: developing better, smarter and more consistent American tennis players.

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

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...

Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras Clash At Charity Event (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Eight tennis players competed Saturday night in the "Hit for Haiti" charity event, which raised $1 million for the American Red Cross Haiti fund follo...

Interview with a Philosopher: On Tennis and Life - What the Racket is All About

Tom Morris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Morris

What do philosophers have to say about life that's relevant to your interests? Can modern thinkers help us better understand our experience in the wor...

Pete Sampras And Bridgette Wilson-Sampras Selling $25 Million California Home (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

According to the Los Angeles Times, Tennis legend Pete Sampras and his wife, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, are selling their new, 20-acre California home ...

You Think You're Hurting, Andy R. What About Me?

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

I'm still smarting at the second-set tie-break point that Roddick missed at 6-5 by misdirecting that #!x@c#% overhead shot.

Runner-Up Roddick is no Loser

Noah Deutsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Noah Deutsch

I liked to think Pete Sampras' reluctance to pronounce Federer the greatest was to some degree a function of having witnessed his countryman, Andy Roddick, push Federer to the limit.