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Professional Sports: Those Rich Old Pros

The Des Moines Country Club had never seen anything like it. For a week in July, more than 250,000 Iowans, including Governor Tom Vilsack, came in droves to...

The Tactics Of Tantrums

Over the years, Jimmy Connors has treated spectators to phenomenal displays of tennis and temper -- and at the U.S. Open last week, he exhibited both again. In...

Jimmy Connors: The Hellion of Tennis

The best show in men's tennis in recent weeks opened beside the pool at the exclusive Beverly Hills Tennis Club. The world's No. 1 player was nursing a...

A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 28, 1975

If there was any tennis showdown that interested Sport Writer Philip Taubman more than this week's record $1 million duel between Jimmy Connors and Australia's...

Sport: Upset at Wimbledon

Jimmy Connors' skill at tennis is normally exceeded only by his preening selfesteem. In the preliminary rounds of the men's singles at Wimbledon, Defending...

Sport: Going, Going, Gone At Wimbledon

With no John McEnroe from the start and no Jimmy Connors for long, the 100th Wimbledon felt its age. According to Chris Evert Lloyd, 31, "Anyone who chases that...

People: Jul. 19, 1982

When the rains ended at this year's Wimbledon, Jimmy Connors, 29, again had his place in the sun: the legendary grass of Centre Court. In the title match,...

Sport: Swedish-Czech Coronation

A blazing Borg and a controlled Navratilova take Wimbledon After two weeks of rain and royalty, of upsets on Centre Court and strawberries and cream in the...

Sport: His Own Worst Enemy

The lefthander was still feeling his way through the first set, playing well but not brilliantly with the deft, almost effortless touch that is the...

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