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June 15, 1957 - Record Rainfall in East St. Louis, Illinois

On June 15, 1957, a 16.54″ (42.01 cm) deluge of rain fell on East St. Louis, Illinois within a twelve-hour period.

A region of plentiful coal resources, … 184 more words

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They have WHAT in Grand Central?

Since I have 13 different subway lines for my bidding to get into Manhattan I find that I use different lines to get into different parts of the city. 326 more words

Rafael Nadal passes Jimmy Connors as he strolls into French Open quarter-finals

Rafael Nadal eased into the quarter-finals of the French Open with a straight sets win over Germany’s Maximilian Marterer, where he will face Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman. 348 more words

Tennis

French Open Memories: 1991

I already wrote about the 4-year Courier-Agassi Wars of 1989-1992.  There was another memorable clash of US players in 1991.  Jimmy Connors took on 1989 Roland Garros champion Michael Chang.  367 more words

Tennis

Thanks Jimmy Connors

Jimmy Connors used the T3000 to win Wimbledon and the US Open. I use it to defend myself against wasps and bees while I grill, and volley a carpenter bee or two away from my wood soffits. 356 more words

Humor

Novak Djokovic's Coaching Situation: I Like Reuniting with Vajda and a Suggestion

Novak training with God Marian Vajda!!! 🙌🏼 pic.twitter.com/UtoTf1Donw

— Ashish (@Ashish_1603) April 8, 2018

Marian Vajda working with Novak Djokovic is a good sign.  He is comfortable with Vajda’s approach. 

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Tennis

Are Most Tennis Films Bad? Not If You Look at the Documentaries

The new movie Battle of the Sexes recalls the famed 1973 tennis match between women’s tennis pioneer Billie Jean King and retired tennis player / chauvinist clown Bobby Riggs that impacted women’s tennis and sport forever. 1,325 more words

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