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  1. Jimmy Connors, Bud Collins give U.S. Open quotes

    Glenn Liebman

    In celebration of the greatest of all U.S. tennis tournaments, here are five great quotes about the U.S. Open from my book, "Tennis Shorts, 1001 Greatest Quotes About Tennis." 1. "Winning at Wimbledon was wonderful and it meant a lot to me. But ther...

    Blog | Conversation | September 11, 2011
  2. London Fletcher makes Page 2's All-UK Team

    Rob Daniels

    Sure, we just celebrated the overthrow of British tyranny on these shores, but we do have to admit some dependence on the United Kingdom for our sports entertainment. Wimbledon just ended, the British Open will soon tee off, and what would we Yank...

    Blog | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  3. Page 2 celebrates the 30th anniversary of John McEnroe's "You Can...

    Dave Wilson

    John McEnroe made a lasting impression 30 years ago at Wimbledon. Sure, 1981 was his first Wimbledon title, defeating Bjorn Borg to avenge a loss in the all-time classic match the previous year. But that may not be McEnroe's most enduring feat of...

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  4. Reggie Miller, Wimbledon star in Page 2 Jeopardy!

    Doug Williams

    Welcome back to another edition of Page 2 Jeopardy!, the quiz that tests your knowledge of sports, pop culture and assorted trivia. Please remember to phrase your responses in the form of a question. (Correct questions at the end of the quiz.) 1....

    Blog | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  5. Page 2 celebrates the 30th anniversary of John McEnroe's "You Can...

    Dave Wilson

    Seriously, it's been 30 years since John McEnroe's famous Wimbledon tirade

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  6. Page 2's Party of Five talks Dodgers bankruptcy, Wimbledon women,...

    Page 2's Party of Five answers today's important questions.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Billie Jean King highlights quotes about Wimbledon

    Glenn Liebman

    In celebration of Wimbledon, here are five great quotes. These are from my book, Tennis Shorts, 1001 of the Games Funniest One Liners. 1. "If God had made Wimbledon to be played in great weather, he would have put it in Acapulco." -- Anonymous 2. "...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2011
  10. June 25, 1991: Martina Navratilova wins record 100th singles matc...

    Page 2

    June 25, 1991: Martina Navratilova wins record 100th singles match at Wimbledon....

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  11. Darryl Strawberry makes our All-Wimbledon Team

    Rob Daniels

    Quiet please. Bow to the Royal Box. OK. You can relax now. Now that the pleasantries are out of the way, enjoy our All-Wimbledon Team. Darryl Strawberry: A four-time World Series champ and eight-time All-Star, Strawberry was among the best slugger...

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2011
  12. Commercial capitalizes on long Wimbledon match

    Maria Burns Ortiz

    The average viewer tuning in to John Isner and Nicolas Mahut's epic 11-hour Wimbledon match probably thought, "This is historic." Followed by something along the lines of, "Is this ever going to end?" Of course, that kind of thinking is what separa...

    Blog | Conversation | July 30, 2010
  13. John Isner beats Matt Kenseth in game of ping pong

    Adam Watson

    John Isner may be the #19 ranked tennis player in the world, but he grew up in Greensboro, N.C. That's NASCAR country. So after breaking records at Wimbledon with the longest match in history, Isner spent this past weekend taking in the Sprint Cup S...

    Blog | Conversation | July 05, 2010
  14. Rafael Nadal, can we talk about your tight clothing?

    Scoop Jackson

    Yo Rafa, I'm beginning to worry. Your gear so far during Wimbledon is so tight I wonder if you can breathe. It's reached a level of uncomfortableness just watching you play. Raf, you gotta stop outfitting lik you are about to do a photo shoot f...

    Blog | Conversation | June 29, 2010
  15. Readers, how much can you eat? Page 2 wants to know

    Jerry Greene

    June has been an amazing month for unusual and captivating sporting events. There has been the World Cup -- and what fun we got from France -- plus a historically (and somewhat hysterically) long Wimbledon tennis match. There was also another no-hit...

    Blog | Conversation | June 28, 2010
  16. Page 2 looks at top 5 quotes about Wimbledon

    Glen Liebman

    These five top Wimbledon quotes are from my book, "Tennis Shorts, 1001 of the Games Funniest One Liners." Top Five Wimbledon Quotes 1. "Just about every day I think of tennis, and tennis is Wimbledon." -- Martina Navratilova, on her love of Wimbled...

    Blog | Conversation | June 26, 2010