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ON THIS DAY: April 30, 2017

April 30th is

Adopt a Shelter Pet Day

Bugs Bunny Day *

Kiss of Hope Day *

Honesty Day

National Military Brats Day

Oatmeal Cookie Day… 1,138 more words



I’ve never been a fan of Serena Williams.  I’ve hated the ugliness of her play, her grunting, her mental humiliation of her opponents, her parents’ behaviour, the gracelessness of her strokes, the outfits she wears, the superficiality of her post-match comments.  390 more words

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Great comebacks in world of sports – Fairytale stories of cricketer Yuvraj Singh and tennis sensation Mirjana Lucic Baroni

To some it is a dream run of long careers and to others it is a short aborted career, but for many, it is a vanishing act at some point of time – only to return from exile and extend their careers. 801 more words

Got legs, can't use 'em.

Sat with the top half of my body in the car with my legs yet to follow I contemplated the fact that the activities of the previous day might not have been so bright. 486 more words

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2nd December - On This Day In History


1973 Monica Seles (tennis champion)


1814 Marquis de Sade (writer – ‘sadism’ takes its name from him)

On This Day:

1697 St Paul’s Cathedral (designed by Sir Christopher Wren) is consecrated… 37 more words

US Open 2016: My Favorite Memories of Louis Armstrong - Part 2

These are a Bit Late, but Sometimes Life Gets in the Way of My Tennis Writing

In Case You Missed Part – 1 As a reminder, I put in place a no Jimmy Connors rule as I have written quite a bit about Connors and the US Open over the years. 473 more words