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Archive: June, 2011

The new golden era of men's tennis

Monday, June 20, 2011, 9:03 PM
The slams in men’s tennis, in their greatest eras, have always been like this. The same names were in the semifinals and finals every time. It kept tennis in the center of the sports universe. Here is a decade of grand slams in the golden era of mid-1970’s to mid-1980’s: Borg vs... Read more

Raymond still a doubles favorite

Saturday, June 18, 2011, 6:20 PM
Norristown native and Wayne resident Lisa Raymond will team with Liezel Huber of South Africa as the No. 3-seeded team at Wimbledon, beginning Monday. Raymond, who never made it big as a singles player, is in her 18th year on tour in doubles. Her 70 Women’s Tennis Association doubles titles... Read more

The false purity test

Thursday, June 16, 2011, 9:34 PM
It’s pretty clear now we’ve heard enough of Fay Vincent’s purity test of right and wrong. He had his moment with Pete Rose, keeping the flame burning for Bart Giamatti on making sure Rose is out of baseball in all capacities forever. We all get to pretend that those 4,256 hits... Read more

Former Villanova assistant Chambers introduced as Penn State head coach

Monday, June 6, 2011, 4:47 PM
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – With the members of his family leading a standing ovation, Patrick Chambers was introduced Monday as the new head basketball coach at Penn State and promised to work hard to bring recruits from the Philadelphia area and other major Eastern cities to Happy Valley. About 200... Read more
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