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Fake News Injuries Rampant at AO?

“If you can bluff ’em you can beat em,” said the boxing great Bernard Hopkins, a verbal nugget of wisdom that I will never forget. Boxing champions employ fake injury trickery in boxing, so why not the other one-on-one sport, tennis? You may think Rafael Nadal’s back is really hurting him, even though he’s cruising […] Continue to read full article...

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Has Excuse Making Become A Sophisticated Scam?

Mono after a major loss. Stellar, unbeatable play after a ten minute (phanton) knee injury timeout. The balls are too light or heavy. Failure to trust the process. Oh my aching back. Oh my aching knee. Oh my aching shoulder… In tennis you hear it all. Losing players have to have reasons or excuses for […] Continue to read full article...

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