Sports’ Living Legends: Serena, LeBron and Vin

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Who are the all-time greats in the sports world that are not only still practicing their crafts, but also dominating in their roles? Who in future years, will you be quick to say, “I saw them…”? Who are not only the best at what they do now, but one can make a strong case that […]

Steve Wilkinson’s “Let Love Serve” Book Excerpt

Steve Wilkinson

EDITOR’S NOTE:  My introduction to Steve Wilkinson came via he and his wife Barb’s Tennis and Life Camps.  My daughters have attended the highly-praised, 4-day sessions and have come back with better backhands, mastery of many camp song lyrics, and most importantly, some sound learnings on dealing with life’s ups and downs. Steve is the […]

A Graduation Feel-Good Story

For high school student Stephanie Lutz to graduate as a 4-year varsity player in tennis and basketball, and a 3-year varsity player in volleyball is a big achievement. Did I mention she made it to the state tournament in tennis each year? What if I told you she’s one of her class of 592 students’ […]

Arthur Ashe, a Graceful Leader (1943 – 1993)

” True heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic. It is not the urge to surpass all at whatever cost, but the urge to serve others at whatever cost.” –Arthur Ashe Arthur Ashe, a star tennis player in the 1960s and 1970s, is now remembered as much for his actions off the tennis court as on. […]

Roger Federer, a class act on and off the court, leads tennis revival

Tennis participation throughout the U.S. continued its growth on every measurable level in 2008 with more players, nearly 26.9 million, mixing it up on the courts than at anytime in the past 15 years according to The United States Tennis Association and Tennis Industry Association. The days of being able to guarantee an available court […]