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That’s Just So Wrong! (Monfils! Monfils! U.S. Open Edition)

Last night’s U.S. Open featured something truly amazing: American tennis fans rooting against an American tennis player. Specifically, the match between 13th-seeded American John Isner and unseeded Gael Monfils in which the (most certainly drunk) New York crowd was solidly … Continue reading

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Campaign Outsider NYT Corrections Preview (pat. pending)

So late Thursday night the hardworking staff finally caught up with that day’s New York Times report on Part Two of the Sisyphean John Isner/Nicolas Mahut Wimbledon rock-roll, which was suspended at 59-59. As the match wore on, Isner, 25, … Continue reading

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Wimbledonnybrook

So the Missus and I started watching the John Isner/Nicolas Mahut Endless Tennis Match at around 35-35 in the fifth set early Wednesday afternoon, and we kept thinking “This’ll be over soon . . . ” But no. At 51-51 … Continue reading

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