I’M BACK FROM A SHORT 2017 SUMMER HIATUS

It's time for me to get back to work and talk about sports again. After a short summer break, I'll be rolling out the articles again just in time for the new College Football and NFL seasons. | July 25, 2017, 1:48pm ET

TENNIS – FORMERLY SUSPENDED PLAYERS WHO DOPED SHOULD NOT RECEIVE WILD CARDS UPON THEIR RETURN

After her 15-month suspension for doping ended, Maria Sharapova returned to tennis via a wild card. It's lawful for a player to come back this way, but it doesn't make it right. | May 1, 2017, 12:08pm ET

TENNIS – FROM ONE BAD BOY TO ANOTHER: JIMMY CONNORS SHOULD BE NICK KYRGIOS’ COACH

Jimmy Connors may be the one person in the world who can understand what budding Aussie superstar Nick Kyrgios is going through and help him get to the top of the rankings like he did. | April 4, 2017, 4:29pm ET

GOLF – FORMER PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Fay Crocker

Only one female Uruguayan golfer has ever found success on the world stage and made a major contribution to the LPGA. I wonder why has she been forgotten by the Association and golf historians? | March 16, 2017, 4:45pm ET

TENNIS – WHY INDIAN WELLS IS HIGH ON MY SPORTS BUCKET LIST

Southern Cali, palm trees, mountain views, the best tennis talent in the world... What more can an avid tennis fan ask for? | March 8, 2017, 4:58pm ET

TENNIS – ALL IS RIGHT IN THE WORLD BECAUSE ROGER FEDERER IS BACK IN 2017

Roger Federer is back to play in 2017 after 6 months away from tennis due to injury. I, for one, as a devoted fan am very happy that he continues to endure. | Jan 5, 2017, 1:08pm ET

TENNIS – ANDY MURRAY IS NEW NUMBER 1, BUT FOR HOW LONG?

The 29-year-old Scot played 798 matches over 11.5 years as a pro before he reached the world number 1 ranking. But, how long will he keep his crown? | Nov 7, 4:23pm ET

TENNIS – FORMER PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Doris Hart

A closer look at an athlete who overcame physical limitations to become one of the greatest champions of her era. | Sept 28, 4:53pm ET

TENNIS – WOMEN DON’T DESERVE EQUAL PAY AT GRAND SLAMS WITHOUT BEST OF 5

Unless the same level of play is instituted for both men and women pro tennis players, then equal pay should not even be a question. | Jul 9, 7:10pm ET

SUGGESTION TO EXPAND INSTANT REPLAY IN PRO TENNIS

Since 2008, professional Tennis has allowed players access to a Challenge System that has largely been successful. The system, called “Hawk-Eye”, uses several high-speed video cameras to visually track the trajectory of every ball.  That data transmits to a complex computer system which then reproduces the ball’s ...

TENNIS – CAN A BIG MAN BE “ELITE”?

Logic would dictate that being a very tall man (6'5 +) in professional tennis could have major advantages. After all, longer legs bring longer strides; longer arms give a longer reach and the ability to generate more power on serve; and coming down on the ball at net is rather advantageous to a taller person. But, ...

JUST HOW QUIRKY IS PRO TENNIS?

It is said that the origins of tennis go back to 12th Century France when it was a game of indoor handball played by monks against monastery walls. Eventually, the use of a player’s bare hands was replaced by using gloves, holding paddles, and eventually racquets. With the invention of a process for rubber in the ...

SPORTSPERSON OF THE YEAR 2012 – SORRY, IT’S NOT LEBRON

Sports Illustrated recently picked LeBron James as their “Sportsman of the Year” for 2012.  While there is no disuputing that James did great things on and off the court this past year, I think there may be someone else in the sports world more deserving of this title. It was someone who rose up to greatness fresh ...