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Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

Sport and Society for Arete - Wimbledon, Euro 2016, and The Open

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.21.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

For all those tired of the scandals, the doping, the cheating, the assaults of all sorts, not mention the exploding egos and profligate millionaires t...

Strength is Sexy

Michelle Tennant Nicholson | Posted 09.02.2016 | Style
Michelle Tennant Nicholson

Speaking straight takes courage. It takes strength. That's sexy. That's real intimacy. Share with others - especially media friends who influence many - what you think makes up real intimacy, courage and strength.Then we'll all benefit from your insights. Have the strength to share.

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 ...

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...

The 8 Craziest Tennis Player Tantrums Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.29.2011 | Sports

Sometimes it's hard to lose gracefully. Especially if what you're losing at is internationally televised, analyzed, and remembered forever. With Wimbl...

12 Women We Love For Their Souls... Not Lingerie

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

Who are the men Esquire's talking about? What is it that we love about these women? Their factory-fresh "breasts"? Their naughty smiles? Are those things truly what men at their best love about women?

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's Open: Meth, Bitterness, And Bad Hair (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Andre Agassi's new memoir, Open, out today, has been causing a stir because of major revelations in the book -- that Agassi used crystal meth regular...

Tennis, Anyone? The Game's Fashion Winners And Losers (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Wimbledon is well underway and with it the crowd has seen a new set of on-the-court style. Roger Federer showed up to his match in a three-piece white...