Monthly Archives: September 2011

OUT OF THE ASHES, SURVIVORS’ GHOSTLY WALK

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Bud wrote this column after his experince living through 9/11 in NYC.  It is being reprieved in honor of the 10th anniversary: New York, NY — The ghosts of New York’s Third Avenue will stay with me.It was Black Tuesday, 12 days ago, and the ghosts were easily identified: those survivors able to walk away …

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BUD KNOCKED OUT OF US OPEN DUE TO INJURY

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NEW YORK –  An abrupt end to our US Open – Bud had a small fall Sunday, suffering a complete rupture of his quad tendon. After being cared for attentively by the medical team at the US Open, headed by Brian Hainline, it was determined that he needed surgery as soon as possible. And so we …

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SISTER SERENA IN TOTAL CONTROL

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NEW YORK – Sister Serena is back. Bold, blasting and bell-ringing – a woman with a cause to turn the world upside down as her property once again. But how far back is she on arriving in the fourth round of the US Open, aiming at her fourth title, the first since 2008. Having chased …

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EVEN WITH RIP-ROARING STROKES, MONFILS LOSES

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NEW YORK – If a wild-looking carefree guy swinging a tennis racket leaps your fence and dives into the backyard, don’t be alarmed.  It’s probably the cool Frenchman from the  Caribbean isle of Guadeloupe displaying his do-or-die brand of big league tennis. Gael Monfils won’t give up on any ball within the ballpark, and some …

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