Legends of tennis Sampras and McEnroe to battle at UBC
It will be a tennis clash of the titans at the UBC Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre May 2, 2015.
John McEnroe will play Pete Sampras in the first ever PowerShares Series tennis circuit event to be held in Canada.
“This going to be a great night of tennis for Vancouver fans...
December 09, 2014 @ 12:33 PM
Alchemy Global Launches Sports and Entertainments First Crowdfunding Platform for Accredited Investors
May 08, 2014 @ 12:35 PM
Alchemy Global Launches Sports and Entertainment's First Crowdfunding Platform for Accredited Investors
Sports Icons Turned Successful Entrepreneurs Greg Norman, Jim Courier and Boris Becker Join Forces with Highly Accomplished Sports and Finance Executives
CHARLESTON, SC - May 5, 2014 - Alchemy Global, the first...
Horizon Media Acquires Live Event Production Group, InsideOut
April 07, 2014 @ 2:23 PM
NEW YORK, NY, April 7, 2014— Horizon Media is proud to announce the launch of its new live event, talent access, and content creation group, InsideOut. The unit, which is the result of an acquisition of InsideOut Sports + Entertainment LLC run by tennis legend Jim Courier and founding partner...
Chang Beats Philippoussis to Win 2014 PowerShares Series Finale in Surprise, AZ
March 22, 2014 @ 10:39 AM
Michael Chang won his second career title on the PowerShares Series Friday night, defeating Mark Philippoussis 6-2 in the one-set final of the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Championships, the 12th and final event this year on the U.S. circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30.
Philippoussis to Replace Injured Sampras in PowerShares Series Field in Surprise, AZ
March 19, 2014 @ 3:19 PM
NEW YORK, N.Y. -- Mark Philippoussis will replace Pete Sampras in the field at this Friday's Cancer Treatment Centers of America Championships in Surprise, Arizona, the 12th and final event on the 2014 PowerShares Series champions tennis circuit.
Sampras was forced to withdraw from the event with a shoulder injury that...
From hero to human: Seeing an icon in a different light
March 14, 2014 @ 12:05 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The baffling ending to the night somehow brought everything into focus; it’s a strange thing meeting your childhood heroes. Some years ago, I saw a man break down crying as he found himself in front of Mickey Mantle, the Mick, No. 7 for the New York Yankees....
McEnroe Edges Argumentative Lendl to Win PowerShares Series Title in Charlotte
March 14, 2014 @ 9:41 AM
John McEnroe captured his fourth title on the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit Thursday defeating Ivan Lendl 7-6 (7-5) in a hotly-contested one-set final at the Time Warner Cable Arena, highlighted by a 10-minute line-call argument free-for-all at the tail end of the tie-breaker. The culprit of the on-court chaos,...
McEnroe Hits Tweener, Beats Connors, Cash to Win Nashville to Clinch PowerShares Series Points Title
March 13, 2014 @ 9:50 AM
John McEnroe hit a tweener, beat Jimmy Connors in their first match-up in 15 years and beat Pat Cash in the title match to win the Champions Challenge Wednesday at the Bridgestone Arena. McEnroe's 6-3 win over Cash in the championship match gave him his third title on the 2014...
Connors, McEnroe, Lendl, Cash reunite 30 years after epic U.S. Open
March 12, 2014 @ 10:36 AM
Jimmy Connors isn’t sure when the first outburst will come – or from which side of the net.
But odds are that one or more voices will be raised at some point.
“I guess the further you get away from being what you used to be, the calmer things should get --...
Would John McEnroe be OK with losing Thursday’s tennis exhibition? You cannot be serious!
March 11, 2014 @ 10:33 AM
You cannot be serious!
That four-word phrase is screamed from the stands at every senior men’s tennis event John McEnroe is a part of, and it undoubtedly will be yelled many times again Thursday night in Charlotte when McEnroe plays in the Champions Cup at Time Warner Cable Arena.
McEnroe originally yelled...
Jimmy Connors remains edgy, will play John McEnroe in Charlotte
March 09, 2014 @ 10:36 AM
At 61, Jimmy Connors doesn’t play a lot of tennis anymore.
Connors, the world’s No. 1 player in 1974-78 and an eight-time Grand Slam champion, will make an exception Thursday night in Charlotte. He will be one of the headliners at a senior men’s tennis event at Time Warner Cable Arena, where...
Jimmy Connors still smashing tennis gentility (look out, Charlotte)
March 08, 2014 @ 10:38 AM
Breaking racquets and records alike, Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe electrified tennis during the 1970s and 1980s. Next week, they’re headed to Charlotte as part of a four-player night of nostalgia at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Connors, 61, and McEnroe, 55, won a combined 15 Grand Slam singles titles in their lengthy careers. Connors ...
Interview with PowerShares Series Player Jimmy Connors
March 07, 2014 @ 5:53 PM
The following is the transcript of Friday's PowerShares Series media conference call with JIMMY CONNORS.
An interview with:
RANDY WALKER: Thank you all for joining us today. We're pleased to be joined by the one and only Jimmy Connors. Jimmy is set to play in next week's PowerShares Series events...