Serena One Step Closer to Grand Slam

Serena One Step Closer to Grand Slam Amy Lignor   She admires Ali. Serena Williams also has a lot in common with the man, seeing as both can float like a butterfly and sting like a bee. Only difference is, Ali offered his killer ‘sting’ with those fists of his, while Serena KO’s all her […]

The USA Dominates Sports Headlines in a Positive Way

  The USA Dominates Sports Headlines in a Positive Way ~ Amy Lignor   There were most definitely cheers…   Not since McEnroe’s mouth and angry ways has tennis actually been this much fun. Even though there are those who will claim that fact is not true and they simply love the sport, McEnroe and […]

Spieth Rides the Grand Slam Wave

  Spieth Rides the Grand Slam Wave ~ Amy Lignor   The Derby, Preakness and Belmont – this is the Triple Crown of horseracing. And, as we know, after three decades this country we saw another winner of the “Crown” this year. (The last being Affirmed back in 1978.)   Can golf have one of […]

Chambers Bay a Rare Links Course Challenge for U.S. Open

  Chambers Bay a Rare Links Course Challenge for U.S. Open By Burt Carey With oceans of sand traps, 250 acres of a grass almost unheard of in North America, and trains that roll through multiple times a day, the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay in University Place, Wash., promises to be one of […]

The Slam Dunk of Tennis

The Slam Dunk of Tennis ~ Amy Lignor Okay, the most fun we ever had was with John McEnroe. Why? Because the screaming and the stomping of his feet, and the throwing of the balls and racquets, actually made tennis interesting for the first time ever. His rivalry with Jimmy Conners brought about match-ups that […]

USO’ Tennis Feels as Magical & Fun as a UFO in Roswell

USO’ Tennis Feels as Magical & Fun as a UFO in Roswell ~ Amy Lignor Yes, the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows is a whole lot of fun this year – but, oddly enough, it’s not all for the great play. The swings and serves have been astounding for some, but the real fun is […]

From World Cup Action to the U.S. Open – Surprises Are Everywhere

From World Cup Action to the U.S. Open – Surprises Are Everywhere ~ Amy Lignor Well, depending on where you are from and what team, sport, and/or individual player you are a fan of, the actual categories of ‘good’, ‘bad’, and ‘ugly’ may vary. However, this is the skinny when it comes to various sporting […]