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  1. Tommy Robredo and the middle finger

    Matt Wilansky

    In medieval times, handshakes were used as a cue to solidify a truce between armor-clad warriors. A peaceful ending to a potentially hazardous outcome. However, if they drew a dagger instead, it was, well, game on. Yikes. In tennis, handshaking i...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
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  3. Buzz That Was -- Golden State Warriors Andre Iguodala steals Thun...

    D'Arcy Maine

    The Thunder's Russell Westbrook appeared to have won the game with a late 3, but Golden State's Andre Iguodala stole it with an amazing buzzer-beater -- then left the celebrating to everyone else.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013
  4. Will Davis Cup title galvanize Rafael Nadal?

    Peter Bodo

    It seemed only fitting that Rafael Nadal, the popular choice as the ultimate ATP warrior, played the very last match of the very last pro tennis event on the calendar in Sunday's decisive Davis Cup battle versus Argentina's hulking star, Ju...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  5. French Open: The upside of Andy Murray's maladies

    Kamakshi Tandon

    Andy Murray will play the rest of the event on an ailing ankle. But does that make him more dangerous?

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  6. Justine Henin, Elena Dementieva, James Blake, Juan Martin del Pot...

    Ravi Ubha

    During a pulsating night Down Under, four warriors poured their souls into every ball and left fans craving more tennis.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2010
  7. Who would you take with your life on the line?

    Joel Drucker

    Roger Federer might be considered the best player of all time by the greater tennis lore, but is he the one warrior you'd want playing for your life?

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2009
  8. Nadal the lead warrior in Spanish surge on grass

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Led by Rafael Nadal, the Spanish contingent is no longer too intimidated to take its chances on the lawns of England.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2008
  9. Hewitt's talents underappreciated but effective

    Joel Drucker

    Size doesn't matter -- just ask Lleyton Hewitt. Dwarfed by his 6-foot-4 opponent, Marat Safin, the Aussie's warrior-like tenacity ended the big guy's run in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2008
  10. Aussie Disappointments

    Peter Bodo,

    We've devoted a lot of space and time to the winners at the Australian Open, those warriors who left Melbourne with their chests flung out, leading with the chin. But to everything, turn, turn, turn, and it's time to acknowledge the big losers -- tho...

    Blog | Conversation | February 01, 2008
  11. Scrappy, unconventional Santoro has knack for frustrating opponen...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    Nothing about him exudes tennis. But with 20 years of mileage and counting, Fabrice Santoro's tactics have turned junk into treasure. And next up for the unconventional one, world No. 1 Roger Federer.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2008
  12. Top Davis Cup dogs

    Peter Bodo,

    As we prepare for a Davis Cup weekend that could very well develop into an old-fashioned barnburner, it's appropriate to take a look at the real Davis Cup warriors. This can be a tricky undertaking, because the statistics can be deceptive. Let's sta...

    Blog | Conversation | November 29, 2007
  13. Andy Roddick could beat an average player with a frying pan

    Todd Gallager

    How much better are professional athletes than weekend warriors? Well, Andy Roddick could beat you using a frying pan.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2007
  14. Clijsters calls it quits ... finally!

    Peter Bodo,

    It was a great weekend it was for the warrior athletes. Pete Sampras played an authentic, prize-money tournament for the first time since he won the U.S. Open of 2002 (thereby establishing a new Grand Slam singles title record of 14), and he looked a...

    Blog | Conversation | May 07, 2007
  15. Tennis' troubled team events

    Joel Drucker

    Team competitions like Davis Cup and Fed Cup are about pride and playing for one's country. Then how come so many of the world's top players don't participate?

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2007
  16. Davenport's extra work in the gym pays off

    Monday's Wimbledon notebook.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2005
  17. Nadal makes historic debut

    Cynthia Faulkner

    A warrior on the court and a boy off, Rafael Nadal made history by winning the title in his French Open debut.

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2005