September 4, 2006
Question of the day Do you care about the United States' loss to Greece in the World Basketball Championships? Every basketball fan should be concerned about the loss to Greece. Gone are the days when other nations feared drawing the Dream Team. Luiz Bravim Baltimore NEXT QUESTION Was Andre Agassi the best tennis player of his generation? Selected responses to today's question will be printed tomorrow on The Kickoff page. Please e-mail your answer (about 25 words) to sports@baltsun.
June 9, 1999
If this is June, what terrors does August hold?Indonesia had an election. Doesn't matter who won. They had an election.The grizzled come-backer, Andre Agassi, is living proof that you don't really have to be all washed up at 29.Crabs are down, oysters up. It just goes to show.Cheer up. The 106th Congress is back on the job.Pub Date: 6/09/99
September 5, 2006
Was Andre Agassi the best tennis player of his generation? If he wasn't, his farewell speech, on center court, will go down in history. Who said grown men don't cry? Tears flowed from thousands. Jim Royer Lutherville NEXT QUESTION Does Tiger Woods have a shot at Byron Nelson's PGA Tour record of 11 consecutive victories? Selected responses to today's question will be printed tomorrow on The Kickoff page. Please e-mail your answer (about 25 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 3 p.m. today.
September 3, 1998
Talk about a fun-filled two weeks in Martha's Vineyard. I wouldn't want to get the cabin after them; I hope they swept up all the glass.The Russians have only managed one economic reform so far, deciding to perforate the ruble and put it on a roll.First a relaxing two weeks with the wife and now meetings with Boris Yeltsin on the Island of the Damned. What are they going to do, share tips? Biggest meeting of the titans since Brooke Shields and Andre Agassi.Pub Date: 9/03/98@
December 11, 2001
The stars - past, present and future - will be on court at the Baltimore Arena tomorrow night in the Chevy Chase Bank Tennis Challenge. World No. 3 Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick, who finished a sensational rookie season ranked No. 16, will face off in the main event. Jana Novotna, the 1998 Wimbledon champ, will join ex-ATP and current Champions Tour star Tim Wilkison in the Smith Barney Legends Match. Novotna and Wilkison will meet Zina Garrison, who won the 1988 Olympic doubles gold medal with Challenge creator Pam Shriver, and Richey Reneberg, a former world No. 1 doubles player and Davis Cup player.
December 8, 1992
Congratulations to the U.S. Davis Cup team for bringing the cup back from France by beating the Swiss team in the finals last weekend. (Congratulations, too, to the gallant Swiss, for getting to the finals and doing so well with a two-man team.) Non-playing captain Tom Gorman picked the right lineup for the U.S., and Jim Courier, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and John McEnroe all delivered -- the first two winning singles matches, the second two winning the doubles match.Jim Courier and Pete Sampras especially had a lot to prove, having done so poorly in Davis Cup play in the past.