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  1. Victor Victoria: The Return of the Inimitable, Deafening, and Del...

    Brian Phillips

    Victoria Azarenka has an astonishing scream. Should we talk about that? Should we try to get specific? Women's tennis, as you probably know, is a profession in which killer screams are not exactly upside-down airplane stamps in terms of scarcity...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
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  3. Still no timetable to resolve grunting issue

    William Weinbaum

    To many tennis enthusiasts, the sound is about as enjoyable as a car alarm or a smartphone flood warning. And two years ago, the WTA acknowledged loud grunts and shrieks had provoked a stream of complaints from fans. So in 2012, the WTA announced ...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  4. Injured Tulane S Devon Walker personality helps him through rehab...

    Chris Scarnati

    When Tulane safety Devon Walker suffered a serious injury in last year's Tulsa game, he could have played the victim, but he's too strong for that.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  5. First Pitch: Ichiro's OBP

    Andrew Marchand

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Before the exhibition game against the Nationals on Friday, a loud grunting sound kept emanating through the corridor that connects the road clubhouse to the field. Swing after swing, Ichiro Suzuki, alone in the batting cage, made...

    Blog | March 30, 2013
  6. Rick Reilly: Regulars at the gym

    Rick Reilly

    Rick Reilly describes the 12 people you always see at the gym.

    Story | August 24, 2012
  7. WTA declares war against tennis grunts

    Steve Etheridge

    The Women's Tennis Association has voted to phase out grunting in its sport sometime in the foreseeable future, a move that comes suspiciously close on the heels of a "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" episode mocking the same issue. The organizing...

    Blog | June 27, 2012
  8. Women's tennis plans to eliminate excessive grunting in next gene...

    William Weinbaum

    How can a sport that has permitted such sounds, match after match, year after year, change course and strive to squelch them?

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  9. Wimbledon 2012 -- WTA aims to 'drive excessive grunting' from ten...

    The WTA says it is working with Grand Slam tournaments and the ITF to "drive excessive grunting" out of tennis

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2012
  10. We Found It on Netflix Instant: Hunt to Kill With Steve Austin

    Max Silvestri

    What It's About: Stone Cold Steve Austin and his daughter are kidnapped by crooks, so he uses his knowledge of the woods and rocks and things to kill the crooks. Who It's For: Fans of nature videos who want slightly more grunting, slow-punching, a...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  11. Jim Thome's first challenge

    Buster Olney

    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Hunter Pence was among the first Phillies to hit on Sunday morning, swinging at the very first batting practice pitches with all the ferocity of someone fending off an intruder, grunting with every swing. Jim Thome watched fr...

    Blog | February 20, 2012
  12. Philadelphia Phillies will play Jim Thome at first base in additi...

    Buster Olney

    Jim Thome has done everything in his career besides win a championship, and he's come back to the Phillies to do that. Buster Olney writes that Thome is preparing for the challenge of playing some first base along with pinch hitting.

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2012
  13. Australian Open - Maria Sharapova sizzling in Oz -- for now

    Ravi Ubha

    Maria Sharapova has barely made a peep in Oz (you see the irony, right?), but is trouble brewing?

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2012
  14. Talking Smack -- Hear them roar

    Leslie Goldman

    With the U.S. Open in full swing, the topic of girl grunting is on everyone's lips. Why can't they -- the critics, not the players -- just shut up?

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011
  15. LPGA -- Golf on course for grunting?

    Mick Elliott

    Women tennis players are causing a stir with high-decibel grunts. If it added five yards to a tee shot? Well, get out your earplugs.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  16. Kurt Snibbe's Page 2 cartoon caption contest winner

    Kurt Snibbe

    Earlier today, we posted a blank cartoon and readers offered their captions. Our favorite was by user mfrankj. Thanks for participating. Check back tomorrow for another cartoon....

    Blog | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  17. Kurt Snibbe's Page 2 cartoon caption contest

    Kurt Snibbe

    Take a shot at writing a cartoon caption. Page 2 cartoonist Kurt Snibbe will offer up a blank cartoon each weekday morning, and he will fill in the blank with our favorite reader submission at the end of the business day. So please, by all means, sh...

    Blog | Conversation | June 27, 2011