1. The Ultimate ATP Tournament: First Round (Third Quarter)

    The Ultimate ATP Tournament has begun! Sound the trumpets and assemble the grounds crew! Let the raucous fans in! Pray that it doesn't rain! Well, lucky for us, there won't be any rain...

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  2. The Ultimate ATP Tournament: First Round (Second Quarter)

    The Ultimate ATP Tournament has begun! Sound the trumpets and assemble the grounds crew! Let the raucous fans in! Pray that it doesn't rain! Well lucky for us, there won't be any rain...

    Sergey Zikov Written by Sergey Zikov about almost 6 years ago 210 reads 3 comments

  3. The Ultimate ATP Tournament: First Round (First Quarter)

    The Ultimate ATP Tournament has begun! Sound the trumpets and assemble the grounds crew! Let the raucous fans in! Pray that it doesn't rain! Well lucky for us, there won't be any rain...

    Sergey Zikov Written by Sergey Zikov about almost 6 years ago 363 reads 8 comments

  4. But What About Skyblast Fireworks and the Pittsburgh Pierogies?

    Yesterday, I received an email from the Pittsburgh Pirates. To specify, this is nothing unusual. I receive many emails from them on a weekly basis...

    Sergey Zikov Written by Sergey Zikov about almost 6 years ago 1,605 reads 6 comments

  5. Blast from the Past: Don't Lose Your Head!

    As a kid, I was blessed to have an interesting sports history. From hockey to tennis, I played numerous games and many different sports. There's no particular reason why I feel like writing these, but maybe they have some sort of value...

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  6. The Ultimate ATP Tournament: The Draw

    As you may know, I have set up a tournament pitting the best tennis players of the Open Era against each other. You may refer back to these two articles if you don't have a clue what I am talking about...

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  7. The Ultimate ATP Tournament: Introduction

    In light of my recent article "The Top 25 Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era", I have decided to branch out a little farther with the topic...

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  8. Week Seven ATP Roundup: Aces, Awards, and Andy Roddick

    We're back and ready for action after a week absence, but it's not to worry. Tennis updates are back! Following some intense play from Memphis, we have some new champions to crown and some awards to give out...

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  9. The 25 Greatest Male Tennis Players of the Open Era

    Here are the 25 greatest athletes of the tennis world in the Open Era, meaning since 1968. I can't acknowledge greats like Fred Perry, Don Budge, and Bill Tilden for that reason, but they would all certainly make the list...

    Sergey Zikov Written by Sergey Zikov about almost 6 years ago 44,695 reads 115 comments

  10. PSAC: The Best Football Conference You've Never Heard Of

    The PSAC, or Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, is home to some of the best Division II football in the country. It is comprised of 16 teams, split into two conferences, East and West, including a wide variety of schools...

    Sergey Zikov Written by Sergey Zikov about almost 6 years ago 1,140 reads 3 comments

  11. 2010 Olympic Hockey Outlook: Team Finland

    Finland is the seventh of an eight-part series previewing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Other team previews can be found here: Russia | Canada | USA | Sweden | Czech Republic | Slovakia ...

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  12. 2010 Olympic Hockey Outlook: Team Slovakia

    Slovakia is the sixth of an eight-part series previewing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Other team previews can be found here: Russia | Canada | USA | Sweden | Czech Republic | Finland ...

    Sergey Zikov Written by Sergey Zikov about almost 6 years ago 58,984 reads 17 comments

  13. Caroline Wozniacki: What's Not To Love?

    A scorching day in Melbourne. The temperature on Court Two approaching 130 degrees. Veteran Virginia Ruano Pascual trots out to the court and immediately heads to the bench, making sure an ice towel is near...

    Sergey Zikov Written by Sergey Zikov about almost 6 years ago 774 reads 32 comments

  14. 2010 Olympic Hockey Outlook: Team Mexico

    Mexico comes into these Olympic games as a bit of an underdog, looking for respect on the world stage. They will have a very difficult road, as many of their star players may not be able to play...

    Sergey Zikov Written by Sergey Zikov about almost 6 years ago 23,209 reads 26 comments

  15. 2010 Olympic Hockey Outlook: Team Czech Republic

    The Czech Republic is the fifth of an eight-part series previewing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Other team previews can be found here: Russia | Canada | USA | Sweden | Slovakia ...

    Sergey Zikov Written by Sergey Zikov about almost 6 years ago 47,525 reads 4 comments

  16. 2010 Olympic Hockey Outlook: Team Sweden

    Sweden is the fourth of an eight-part series previewing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Other team previews can be found here: Russia | Canada | USA | Czech Republic | Slovakia | Finland ...

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  17. 2010 Olympic Hockey Outlook: Team USA

    The United States is the third of an eight-part series previewing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Other team previews can be found here: Russia | Canada | Sweden | Czech Republic | ...

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  18. 2010 Olympic Hockey Outlook: Team Canada

    Canada is the second of an eight-part series previewing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Other team previews can be found here: Russia | USA | Sweden | Czech Republic | Slovakia | Finland ...

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  19. 2010 Olympic Hockey Outlook: Team Russia

    Russia is the first of an eight-part series previewing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Other team previews can be found here: Canada | USA | Sweden | Czech Republic | Slovakia | Finland ...

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  20. Week Five ATP Roundup: Don't Pick on the New Kids!

    Every year in the ATP, there is a horde of young players entering the ranks of the world's best and trying to find their way...

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  21. Pittsburgh Penguins: Defenseman Sergei Gonchar Ready To Go

    News out of the Penguins locker room is that defensman Sergei Gonchar has been cleared by the medical staff to return to the ice...

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  22. Week Five ATP Roundup: Ivan Dodig and Pablo Cuevas Are Loved Too

    The tennis world seems to experience a fallout after the Aussie Open, with no major events to be played until late May. But Grand Slam Events or not, the ATP chugs on, with three minor tournaments this week...

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  23. When Pigs Fly: Ten Hilarious Moments in Hockey

    If you think this is an article about field hockey, think again. After filing through excessive amounts of articles paying tribute to Mike Gundy's tirade, a wasted Joe Namath hitting on ESPN's ...

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  24. Big East Saturday: The Grizzly Blair Mauls DePaul

    Pitt muscles past DePaul, 92-69 DeJuan Bear, er Blair, had another enormous game, one to the likes of a game he hasn't played since high school. Blair had a career-high 32 points en route to mauling outgunned DePaul...

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  25. The 10 Best Russian Forwards in Hockey

    When this topic comes to mind, Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin are two glaringly obvious names. But to have a top ten list, there must be more than that...

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