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Biofile Yuriorkis Gamboa  | read this item

Biofile Yuriorkis Gamboa

  Status: WBA Featherweight champion. Ht: 5-5 Wt: 126 DOB: Dec. 23, 1981 In: Guantanamo, Cuba First Boxing Memory: “The first steps, when I launched my career in the amateur ranks. When I first started when I was eight-years-old, I said I wanted to be a great champion some day. Not only in the amateurs […]

Kei Nishikori Biofile  | read this item

Kei Nishikori Biofile

  Status: ATP #19. Winner of two ATP singles titles including 2012 Rakuten Japen Open – the first Japanese player in history to win the historic event. Ht: 5-10  Wt: 155 DOB: December 29, 1989  In: Shimane, Japan Tennis Inspirations:  “Roger Federer. (Why?) He was #1 and I had chance to hit with him in […]

Tennis Pros Discuss Their Favorite TV Commentators  | read this item

Tennis Pros Discuss Their Favorite TV Commentators

Vince Spadea: “I like Patrick McEnroe and Luke Jensen. I like the former players. The guys who are young and hungry and excited about doing it. And they know the information and they know the players. And they get the inside scoop much easier than someone from a computer. I’m not trying to knock anyone […]

Mike Krukow Biofile  | read this item

Mike Krukow Biofile

Status: Former MLB pitcher from 1976-89 for Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies and San Francisco Giants. Currently serves as a Giants TV commentator. DOB: January 21, 1952 In: Long Beach, CA Baseball Inspirations: “Don Drysdale and Frank Howard. They’re my guys. Frank Howard was my hero.” Nicknames: “Otter. (Why?) The guy in Animal House. They just […]

Biofile with Ivan Dodig  | read this item

Biofile with Ivan Dodig

Learn more about Croatian Ivan Dodig, who Wednesday night upset two-time champion Rafael Nadal in the second round of the Rogers Cup. Find out what achievement Dodig ranks above his first ATP tournament win in Zagreb as his greatest sports moment and what happened after a black cat wandered onto the court during his match in Umag. First […]

Biofile with Alexander Dolgopolov  | read this item

Biofile with Alexander Dolgopolov

Status: ATP #15. Has career wins over Clement, Gonzalez, Tomic, Seppi, Lu, Youhzny and Soderling. Member of Ukraine’s Davis Cup team. Ht: 6-0 Wt: 192 DOB: November 7, 1988 In: Kiev, Ukraine First Tennis Memory: “Probably traveling with (Andrei) Medvedev when my father (Oleksandr) coached him, being on court and having fun. We were friends. […]

Biofile with Troy Polamalu  | read this item

Biofile with Troy Polamalu

Status: Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro safety and NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Will play in Sunday’s Super Bowl against Green Bay. Ht: 5-10 Wt: 212 DOB: April 19, 1981 In: Garden Grove, Calif. Football Inspiration: “Walter Payton.” Hobbies/Leisure Activities: “Read the Bible. Woodworking. Surf. Growing flowers. Play piano. Go to the movies.” Nicknames: “None.” Early […]

Biofile with Philipp Kohlschreiber  | read this item

Biofile with Philipp Kohlschreiber

Status: ATP #34 world ranked tennis player. Ht: 5-10 Wt: 154 DOB: October 16, 1983 In: Augsburg, Germany First Tennis Memory: “I think I just played – my family moved with me to South America, Caracas, Venezuela. I played every time normal with coach. Then my first tournament I was totally nervous and I lost […]

Biofile with Gordie Howe  | read this item

Biofile with Gordie Howe

  Status: ‘Mr. Hockey.’ NHL right winger with Detroit Red Wings (1946-1971) and Hartford Whalers (1979-80). Ht: 6-0 Wt: 205 DOB: March 31, 1928 In: Floral, Sask. Hockey Inspirations: “My brother Bernie was a tough defenseman. I remember grabbing his bag and dragging it through the snow when he was going overseas during the war. […]

Biofile with Aisam Ul-Haq Qureshi  | read this item

Biofile with Aisam Ul-Haq Qureshi

  Status: #16 seed in the U.S. Open men’s doubles with partner Rohan Bopanna of India. Has reached the semifinal round and will meet the Argentine team of Zeballos/Schwank for a spot in the finals. Has also reached the final of Mixed Doubles with partner Kveta Peschke. Winner of one career ATP doubles title (2010 […]

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