1. 2010 US Open Tennis: What's With All These Frenchmen?

    As promised, this is about Richard Gasquet and his chances to win the 2010 U.S. Open Tennis Grand Slam currently underway. But in reality, it has to be about all the Frenchmen...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 704 reads 5 comments

  2. UNC Tar Heels Football: Suspended, Ineligible Players Decimate Team

    The impact of the current investigations on the UNC Tar Heels football team is finally in front of Head Coach Butch Davis. As the press searched for players and made their findings, fourteen players remain in limbo with one more suspended indefinitely...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 199 reads 3 comments

  3. 2010 U.S. Open Tennis Profile: Sergiy Stakhovsky Into Finals?

    Sergiy Stakhovsky is one of my two dark horse picks to end up in the 2010 U.S. Open Finals. The other is Richard Gasquet, who will be profiled tomorrow...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 823 reads 17 comments

  4. U.S. Open Tennis 2010 TV Schedule: What Matches To Watch on Thursday

    We have moved into the Second Round of the U.S. Open Tennis Tournament today. I write this as the day is progressing, so it is up to date concerning what remains for the day...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 1,072 reads 1 comments

  5. UNC Football: More Drama with Marvin Austin's Suspension

    UNC Tar Heel star football player Marvin Austin has a problem. He has been suspended. And this has nothing to do with the ongoing NCAA and UNC investigations into improper agent contacts and academic assistance...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 2,405 reads 1 comments

  6. 2010 US Open Tennis: Rafael Nadal Looks Shaky in First Round

    The collective sighs you heard last night from the TV commentators, fans and U.S. Open officials did not come from the great display of tennis in Arthur Ashe Stadium. In reality, they were because Rafael Nadal survived his opening 2010 U...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 4,165 reads 58 comments

  7. Are U.S. Open Tennis Courts Even Slower in 2010?

    Does the US Open court surface favor Roger Federer over Rafael Nadal? For years, Nadal has been designated as a slower court specialist, with clay as his favorite. However, recently he has had greater success on grass and hard courts...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 2,487 reads 23 comments

  8. U.S. Open 2010: Can an Unseeded Men's Tennis Player Win Again?

    Will it be Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal or someone else? With Federer making few excuses at the moment, mononucleosis gone, and no known physical injuries, he is the bookies' favorite, with Nadal just behind...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 1,325 reads 9 comments

  9. Barclays Golf: As Tiger Woods Fades, Golf Looks for New Hero

    It is not enough that Tiger Woods is in the middle of the end of his career. Not enough that Jack Nicklaus' record in the Majors is almost certainly no longer in jeopardy. No sensible person would find in Tiger Woods the player he used to be...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 2,792 reads 27 comments

  10. Caroline Wozniacki Leaves Door Open Despite Pilot Pen Win

    In defeating Nadia Petrova, perhaps the most up-and-down player on the women's tour, Caroline Wozniacki was neither great nor horrible. Winning 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, Wozniacki was just good enough to win during Petrova's down periods...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 865 reads 2 comments

  11. UNC Tar Heels and Michigan Wolverines Wait for NCAA's Decision

    Despite ongoing investigations and review of the University of North Carolina and Michigan football teams, the news from NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis has been exceptionally limited...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 1,095 reads 4 comments

  12. Wozniacki Squeaks By Dementieva in Pilot Penn

    With grunts coming at the end from both players, exhaustion ignored for the importance not only for this tournament but also the US Open next week, the two players battled on in the semi-finals of the Pilot Pen tournament tonight...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 434 reads 5 comments

  13. Expanding UNC Football Investigation: Lack of Institutional Control?

    The latest revelations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill bring with them not only a much more likely losing season, but also the potential of a finding that there was a "lack of institutional control...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 5,556 reads 9 comments

  14. Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer: Good Friends in 2010 US Open and Beyond

    It is an incredibly long-running debate: Is Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer better? Included are those who wonder whether Federer is the Greatest of All Time (GOAT) and those who believe ...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 4,290 reads 127 comments

  15. Women's Tennis and US Open Greats: Graf, King, Navratilova, Williams

    For women in tennis spanning the Open Period, none surpass and most do not come close to Steffi Graf, Billy Jean King, Martina Navratilova and Serena Williams. All have done so much to advance tennis and have given back to society in so many ways...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 115 reads 3 comments

  16. Best Men in Tennis and the US Open: Agassi, Ashe and Federer

    While much is made of the negative in sports, all sports have their heroes. They can be small, medium or large. Some are not winners. All are made of personality and humanity that speaks volumes about them as people...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 991 reads 19 comments

  17. 2010 Ryder Cup: The Most Controversial Team USA in History

    The 2010 Ryder Cup will prove to be the most controversial in history, and also likely show that the US has ceded its position in the world to become the number two group of golfers if Tiger Woods is allowed to play...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 74 reads 4 comments

  18. LSU v. UNC Chick-fil-A Game Preview: A Real Mess

    The LSU Tigers take on the UNC Tar Heels on September 4, 2010, at 8 PM EDT. Despite the lopsided scores, the first two games were sold out by the universities...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 2,182 reads 8 comments

  19. US Open Preview: Unlike Tiger Woods, Roger Federer Still in Younger Generation

    If you felt that Federer - Nadal in the 2010 US Open this year was nirvana, you will be disappointed. Nadal appears a shadow of his former self, including the loss of weight and muscle tone often attributed to someone getting off of steroids...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 7,353 reads 171 comments

  20. Future Headline: Roger Clemens Not Guilty!

    Most of the media, Major League Baseball, teammates, and most of the public feel that Roger Clemens is guilty of steroid use and therefore guilty of perjury before Congress. But wait...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 196 reads 7 comments

  21. The Real Truth: Roger Clemens Not Guilty?

    Geraldo Rivera appeared on the O'Reilly Show yesterday comparing Roger Clemens attorney with the attorney for Mark McGwire. Geraldo's position was that Rusty Hardin, Clemens' attorney, should be disbarred for allowing his client to testify...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 383 reads 2 comments

  22. Secretariat Movie Seeks To Win Last Horse Race

    If you are looking for Secretariat in the picture, he is not there in the flesh. But he is in every horse picture I see. Staring back at me, looking for another who can take his crown and find himself in the image...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 1,995 reads 6 comments

  23. TJ Yates Will Lead UNC Tar Heels to the Top

    The Real Truth about UNC football and T.J. Yates is that the quarterback is one of the best of all time. Yes, despite the boos, the Bryn Renner competition, the heartbreaking interceptions, ...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 709 reads 26 comments

  24. Intimidation and Winning in Sports: Woods, Tyson and Jordan

    Mike Tyson hitting the canvas in the McBride fight, the last of his shortened, sad and tragic career epitomizes the way sports intimidation usually ends. A defeat against a nobody. In a venue far away from the past...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 1,536 reads 9 comments

  25. Golf Never Needed Tiger Woods

    Whistling Straits will be on the list of everyone's favorite courses forever after the 2010 PGA Championship. Another Alice Dye masterpiece. (Yes, Pete Dye said she insisted on having every piece of sand a bunker...

    Cliff Potter Written by Cliff Potter about almost 4 years ago 347 reads 53 comments