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How Matija Pecotic Met Mike Tyson!

This week at Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open ATP Challenger I asked Matija Pecotic, who beat Preston Brown in qualies yesterday 60 62, What was the best you ever felt on court? “Junior year at Princeton, like from March to May. I refused to lose. I felt like I was going to win the match before […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis Memorabilia Auction For A Good Cause

Arthur Ashe, Pancho Gonzalez, Chrissie Evert, Mike Tyson, and Billie Jean King are champions committed to a common cause: helping kids pursue education and athletic aspirations. Now you can own some historic tennis artifacts while helping the Latin American Tennis Foundation’s youth programs in the process. Visit the LATF’s online auction this week (until October […] Continue to read full article...

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Djokovic vs Carlos Compares To Ali vs Tyson

The ultimate fantasy match-up in boxing history is “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali vs the young mighty knockout machine “Iron” Mike Tyson. By about ten years boxing was fated to just miss seeing the Ali and Tyson in the ring together. Tennis is more fortunate than the sweet science as tomorrow’s Roland Garros semifinal, will feature […] Continue to read full article...

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Mike Tyson, tennis analyst?

By Scoop Malinowski Mike Tyson admittedly loves tennis. In fact he may be more interested and intrigued now by professional tennis than he is with the current dull state of pro boxing, which has been corrupted by the majority of top name fighters avoiding and being protected from the most high risk fights. But tennis […] Continue to read full article...

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Mike Tyson’s Daughter At Eddie Herr

Milan Tyson made her Eddie Herr debut in the 14s girls qualifying. Her first match was on Wednesday and she won 60 60 vs a girl named Safiya Zhelombayeva who is from Bradenton, the same town the Eddie Herr is contested. In round two, Tyson, from Henderson, NV, continued her winning form by beating another […] Continue to read full article...

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Mike Tyson On Djokovic, Federer, Nadal

Mike Tyson was invited to the Jimmy Connors Podcast to do an hour-long interview recently and at one point shared his thoughts on the Big Three… “The thing about Djokovic is he came back from all those injuries. I love Djokovic personally. I like to watch him play. He’s a true fighter. I’m just a […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Kyle Macy, was a star guard for the University of Kentucky – the starting point guard on the 1978 National Championship team – and 1975 “Mr. Basketball” award winner in the state of Indiana before being drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns in 1979 (22nd […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Former Heavyweight Champion of the World boxing titan Mike Tyson, has long been a tennis enthusiast, since way back in the days of his boxing career. Tyson was exposed to tennis by his ex-wife Robin Givens and her sister, who were involved in the sport and friendly with Martina Navratilova who frequently […] Continue to read full article...

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The Greatest Fighter McEnroe Ever Saw

John McEnroe is not only an all time legendary sports champion, he’s also a major fan of many other sports including basketball, hockey, boxing, baseball and football. The former Wimbledon, US Open and Davis Cup champion has seen just about every competitor in the world for the last sixty years, many of them up close […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski I just happened to read books by Mike Tyson and Tina Turner and was surprised to see John McEnroe get a mentioned in a few sentences. Here are the interesting excerpts (by the way both excerpts will be part of my next book “Facing McEnroe”)…———————-Tina Turner (in her book ‘I, Tina’ by […] Continue to read full article...

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