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  1. Brian Griese

    Brian Griese

    • College football analyst for ESPN
    • 11-year NFL QB and had a 17-5 record as a starter at University of Michigan

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  2. Forget Fed Cup? Careful who you tell it to

    Peter Bodo

    The first round of Fed Cup starts Saturday, and you can almost hear the collective groan going up in some places. Who cares about Fed Cup, right? Well, obviously Venus and Serena Williams don't care much about the event -- at least not any more. But...

    Blog | Conversation | February 05, 2010
  3. Australian Open: With more motivation, Andy Murray may have the a...

    Peter Bodo

    Quick, somebody get the blindfold and the cigarette for Andy Murray. That's the feeling many people had after they watched Roger Federer disarm the potent game of big, strong, athletic Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the Australian Open semifinals, to set up ...

    Blog | Conversation | January 29, 2010
  4. Australian Open: Justine Henin's last step in her comeback is a d...

    Peter Bodo

    The only thing standing in the way of Justine Henin and completing her comeback is ... Serena Williams. No big deal, right?

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2010
  5. U.S. Open: "Super Saturday Lite" is all right for tennis

    Peter Bodo

    The rainy days at the end of this year's U.S. Open once again ignited the controversy over "Super Saturday." In keeping with our current low-carb fascism and preoccupation with fitness, what we've really had since 2001, when the women's final was mov...

    Blog | Conversation | September 18, 2009
  6. Roger Federer, meet your match: Davis Cup

    Peter Bodo

    A few days ago, Severin Luthi, the Swiss Davis Cup captain and part-time coach/adviser to Roger Federer, said he expected that Federer might be available for Davis Cup duty in September, to help the Swiss team remain in the World Group for 2010. Thi...

    Blog | Conversation | July 31, 2009
  7. Nikolay Davydenko, Robby Ginepri break on through (again)

    Peter Bodo

    The big winners on the men's tour this weekend were Nikolay Davydenko and Robby Ginepri, two hard-luck cases who couldn't have made their re-breakthroughs at a better time. Davydenko, who defeated Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-4, 6-2 in the German Open final...

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2009
  8. Maria, do you really aspire to be a "brand"?

    Peter Bodo

    Maria Sharapova has her tentacles in myriad off-the-court endeavors. But her self-inflated "brand" status makes her sound like a can of Chunky soup.

    Blog | Conversation | July 23, 2009
  9. Kicking off the U.S. Open Series in a not-so grand way

    Peter Bodo

    Welcome to the Indianapolis Tennis Championships, where in lieu of sandy beaches and Andy Roddick, we give you cornfield-strewn highways and a dearth of star power.

    Blog | Conversation | July 20, 2009
  10. Rafa's return one of many summer storylines

    Peter Bodo

    With plenty of time to replenish, and Roger Federer spending more time on his diaper-changing moves than on the court, this might be the year Rafael Nadal conquers New York.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2009
  11. Allaster's hire more than just the next logical step for WTA?

    Peter Bodo

    How do you think outside the box when you've spend you're entire life in it? Such is the question for new WTA chairman and CEO Stacey Allaster.

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2009
  12. Take heart, Andy Roddick: There'll be more chances

    Peter Bodo

    After Wimbledon, I'm left wondering whose heart will heal faster, Andy Roddick's or those of his most ardent fans. For while Roddick is a fit and able competitor who has demonstrated over and over that he lives by that champion's maxim -- "Every day ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2009
  13. Roger Federer's five most important Grand Slam titles

    Peter Bodo

    WIMBLEDON, England -- Now that Roger Federer has secured the all-time singles Grand Slam title record (15), in a match that is already burned into tennis history in a number of departments (including most games in a fifth set -- Federer won 16-14), l...

    Blog | Conversation | July 06, 2009
  14. Evaluating the Williams sisters heading into Wimby finals

    Peter Bodo

    WIMBLEDON, England -- Only one Wimbledon final in this nearly gone decade has failed to feature at least one Williams sister, and this year it again has both. The Planetary One and the Anything-but-Serene One have a 10-10 career head-to-head record, ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 03, 2009
  15. Bracket busters: Six who are poised to excel at Wimbledon

    Peter Bodo

    If you ask me, there are two kinds of draws: good draws and bad draws. A good draw is one you survive to reach or surpass your station in the game; a bad draw is one that keeps you from doing that. Nobody knows how good or bad a draw is until it is f...

    Blog | Conversation | June 19, 2009
  16. It's Andy Roddick's turn to catch a break

    Peter Bodo

    Imagine how many Wimbledon titles Andy Roddick could own if Roger Federer didn't exist. Perhaps this will be the year Lady Luck sides with the determined American.

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2009
  17. Among tennis' women, only chaos reigns No. 1

    Peter Bodo

    Ever since Justine Henin retired last spring, the WTA has degenerated into a free-for-all, with every title up for grabs and the world No. 1 ranking dropping in value faster than the U.S. dollar at the start of the recent recession. The tour has feat...

    Blog | Conversation | June 12, 2009