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  1. Laver in a class of his own

    Peter Bodo,

    I won't go so far as to say that Rod Laver is off the radar when it comes to athletes whose reputations have long outlived their careers, but it's remarkable how often his name is tossed into the "Greatest of all time" debate almost as an afterthough...

    Blog | Conversation | May 05, 2008
  2. Dumbest move of the year

    Peter Bodo,

    This year's award for Dumbest Idea by a Major Sports Organization goes to the ATP Tour for its plans to dismantle the tournament tier structure that gave us, among other things, the entity known as the Master Series. Starting in 2009, the ATP propos...

    Blog | Conversation | December 17, 2007
  3. Green with envy

    Peter Bodo,

    (Editor's note: This blog originally ran April 30.) OK, I know we're right in the meat of the clay-court season, but I feel like I've already seen more red dust than they've got on all of Mars. Let's take a little break for green -- cool, damp, gree...

    Blog | Conversation | April 30, 2007
  4. Round of confusion

    Peter Bodo,

    Going with the old Creative Writing 101 maxim, "Never use two words when one will do," I refuse to call the new ATP Tour format a "Round Robin." I'm just going with "Confusion." So let's all get this straight from the start: This week in Adelaide, Au...

    Blog | Conversation | January 02, 2007
  5. Davis Cup becoming a global parity

    Peter Bodo,

    The last significant tennis event of the year gets underway tomorrow: the final of the sport's showcase team event and a competition that some (including me) value above all things short of the four Grand Slam Events. We're talking Davis Cup, and Arg...

    Blog | Conversation | November 30, 2006