John McEnroe

Plenty of Science Shows That Men and Women Are Just Programmed Differently

Why aren't there more women criminals?! Men in jail outnumber women by a ratio of 14-to-1. We male stutterers outnumber women, too.<p>This isn't fair! …

Gender

Laver Cup: Tomas Berdych joins Bjorn Borg's Team Europe for showdown against John McEnroe's Team World

<b>Prague</b>: Swedish tennis star Bjorn Borg said on Tuesday he had picked World No 15 Tomas Berdych for Team Europe facing Team World at September's …

Tennis

All eyes on Charlottesville at annual Hamptons fundraising party

Chris Rock, without wasting a second, took direct aim at Donald Trump’s condemnation of “bigotry and violence on many sides.”<p>“There’s so many!” the comedian quipped.<p>It was after sunset on Saturday, and Rock was joining billionaire Ron Perelman’s annual party in East Hampton, N.Y., to raise money …

White Supremacists

Caption this photo for chance to win sports books

John McEnroe was certainly one of the most fired up players on tour in his heyday, and he’s still making waves via some of his remarks as a tennis …

Sport (Australia)

My Masters 1000: Daniel Nestor

Canada's Daniel Nestor has played his home ATP World Tour event a staggering 29 straight times, having made his debut in 1989. He boasts the honour …

Tennis

Serena Williams Had a 50s-Themed Baby Shower

It was held at “Baby O’s” diner.<p>The First Lady of tennis will soon be having her royal baby, but first, she must party. <b>Serena Williams</b> held her baby shower on Saturday, a 50s-themed celebration that included guests like <b>Ciara</b>, <b>Eva Longoria</b>, <b>Kelly Rowland</b>, and older sister <b>Venus</b>. Williams posted a photo …

Celebrity News

One way today’s tennis stars are the opposite of John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors

A generation ago, many male tennis players were known for their brash and unsportsmanlike behavior. Some — like John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Ilie Nastase — were even celebrated for it. But today most of the top players are very well behaved and polite and so friendly with each other that they …

Tennis

John McEnroe’s mother dies at 81, weeks after cancer diagnosis

The mother of tennis great John McEnroe died peacefully at her Manhattan home Wednesday, only weeks after she was diagnosed with cancer.<p>Katherine …

Cancer

Opinion: Rogers Cup a time to reflect on elegance, democracy of tennis

In a 2006 essay titled Roger Federer as Religious Experience, novelist David Foster Wallace noted that there “are times, as you watch the young Swiss …

Tennis

Scaramucci out as communications director; Calgary urged to drop Olympics bid

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Anthony Scaramucci

Bjorn Borg-John McEnroe biopic starring Shia LaBeouf to open Toronto International Film Festival

<b>Toronto</b>: Toronto's International Film Festival served up an ace on Monday, announcing it would open with a movie depicting the epic rivalry between …

Toronto Film Festival

‘Borg/McEnroe’ With Shia LaBeouf to Open Toronto Film Festival

Tennis’ most famous duelists will help kick off this year’s Toronto Film Festival.<p>“Borg/McEnroe,” a new drama about the longterm rivalry between the …

Toronto Film Festival

Shia LaBeouf’s ‘Borg/McEnroe’ To Open 2017 Toronto Festival | Deadline

The world premiere of <i>Borg/McEnroe</i> will be the Opening Night Gala film at the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival. The screening will be held at …

Movies

Borg/McEnroe biopic will open 2017 Toronto Film Festival

<i>Borg/McEnroe</i>, the biopic about the legendary rivalry between tennis stars Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, will make its world premiere at the Toronto …

Toronto Film Festival

Victor Davis: Body and soul

The late Canadian swimming legend matched physicality with competitive fire<p><i>Editor's note: This is part of a series of stories celebrating some of</i> …

Sports (Canada)

John McEnroe serves up hard truth on Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal legend

McEnroe believes Nadal's lack of Grand Slams outside of Paris hinders his legacy.<p>Roger Federer will go down in history as more consistent than Rafael …

Sport (UK)

This Week in Celebrity Homes: John McEnroe, Bernie Taupin

Take a video tour of the recent real estate deals from celebrity sellers and buyers<p>This week in celebrity real estate: tennis icon John McEnroe sold …

Real Estate

John McEnroe and Patty Smyth Sold Their Hamptons Estate at a Steep Discount but Big Profit

By Mark David<p>@YourMamaTweets<p><b>SELLERS:</b> John McEnroe and Patty Smyth<b><br>LOCATION:</b> Southampton, NY<b><br>PRICE:</b> $11,250,000<b><br>SIZE:</b> (approx.) 8,000 square feet, 8 …

Tennis

Baseline: Wimbledon Takeaway #6: Not Djoking around

<i>A peculiarly scorching sun had its way with the Wimbledon grass over this fortnight. But the sun also sets. Here, our ongoing roundup of passing</i> …

Tennis

Tennis Icon John McEnroe Sells Southampton Home for $11.25M

The two-acre beachfront property fittingly comes with a tennis court<p>Former tennis star John McEnroe has offloaded his Southampton estate with a …

Real Estate

Why ‘Fredo’ Trump has been thrown to the lions

The president’s hapless son may have blabbed on Twitter, but his indiscretion will have taken the pressure off Dad • Peter Bradshaw is a Guardian columnist<p>It is now pretty much mandatory for all media commentators to call the US president’s hapless son Donald Jr the “Fredo” of the Trump political …

Opinion

BBC Sport presenter salaries in full with Match of the Day host Gary Lineker named as top earner

The salaries of the BBC's highest-paid sports commentators, presenters and pundits have been revealed for the first time, with Match of the Day host …

Soccer

BBC pay full list: Which stars are the top earners and what is their salary?

The BBC’s biggest stars’ salaries have been revealed for the first time in the corporation’s annual report.<p>Altogether, the earnings of the 96 stars …

Graham Norton

BBC salaries revealed

Salaries of 96 BBC presenters in Radio & Television have been revealed, after a plan to keep the pay secret was blocked by government …

TV (Australia)

BBC under fire for gender pay gap as top salaries revealed

Britain's public broadcaster BBC came under fire on Wednesday for its gender pay imbalance after it was forced to reveal how much it pays its …

Gender

BBC accused of discrimination as salaries reveal gender pay gap

Britain's public broadcaster BBC came under fire today for its gender pay imbalance after it was forced to reveal how much it pays its top-earning …

Gary Lineker

The 20 greatest tennis players of the Open era: Where does Roger Federer feature?

Tennis

BBC Radio 4 - Desert Island Discs - What we learned from John McEnroe's Desert Island Discs

What we learned from John McEnroe's Desert Island Discs<p>You might want to think twice before shouting “You cannot be serious” at him<p>How many times a day does someone shout his famous catchphrase at him? “Probably seven to ten.” And what is the response? It depends what mood you find him in. “I deal …

Music

BBC Radio 4 - Desert Island Discs, John McEnroe

Kirsty Young's castaway is the tennis player and commentator, John McEnroe. He won three singles and five doubles Wimbledon titles, four singles and four doubles at the US Open and was ranked number one in the world for four consecutive years in the 1980s.<p>Born in New York, he didn't pick up a …

Tennis

Why it's fair to debate Federer's 'greatest of all time' label

We’re all quite amazed by Roger Federer’s achievement in winning an eighth Wimbledon title and 19th grand slam — just a marvelous achievement for a …

Tennis