Archive for the ‘Tennis’ Category

Who’s Really Watching Sports? Q&A With Paulsen Of Sports Media Watch

Television ratings are discussed nearly as much as player statistics these days in sports media. They are also some of the most misunderstood statistics in the world. Debates rage about their accuracy, yet select ratings seem to move the meter more than others. Plus, when it comes to market sizes, hype...
February 20th, 2014 | A Sports Scribe, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Hockey, Tennis | Read More

Starting Lineups: Did You Know The Australian Open Started?

Yes, yes, it’s all about the NFL these days according to casual sports fans, and the NBA and NHL can fill the gaps between games for the more ardent followers of professional athletics. However, did you know that the Australian Open started? I know, right? Of course, tennis’ most passionate fans...
January 14th, 2014 | A Sports Scribe, Columns, Sports, Tennis | Read More

The 5 Coolest Of 2012: #2 – Serena Williams

In the world of sports, players are ranked through a variety of scales. In basketball, there’s a leader for points per game, rebounds per game, assists, etc. In football, quarterbacks are measured by passing yards, touchdown passes, interceptions, so on and so forth. In baseball, players are measured...
December 28th, 2012 | Soul On Ice, Tennis | Read More

Serena.

The time to have the discussion is here. It is a discussion that people have when they witness a streak of greatness that is so dominant that it would be an injustice not to have. Serena Williams is off-the-chain, she is amazing, in a league of her own and is putting together a title run that I’ll...
September 10th, 2012 | Soul On Ice, Tennis | Read More

Sunday School: Could Venus Williams Be Forced To Stop Playing Tennis?

An interesting read about Venus Williams dealing with a rare disorder called Sjogren’s disease. Can Venus come back? Check that article, along with ten other dope blogs, videos and other shenanigans to serve as your reading material this fine Sunday. The Basketball Jones: Jay-Z is creating some very...
February 12th, 2012 | Ed The Sports Fan, Tennis | Read More

Appreciating The Greatness of Serena Williams

*Ed’s Note: The video above is of Serena Williams winning her first Grand Slam title, the U.S. Open, back in 1999 vs. then No. 1 Martina Hingis. Yes, 13 years ago. I watched this video twice just because it was jaw-dropping to watch.* Not many women can carry the throne like Serena Williams has...
January 25th, 2012 | Bull City, Tennis | Read More