9 reasons Shia LaBeouf is a bizarre choice to play John McEnroe

It was announced this weekend that the brash, self-absorbed, enigmatic actor Shia LaBeouf, who is pretty much the embodiment of the millennial experience, will be playing the brash, self-absorbed, non-enigmatic tennis player John McEnroe in an upcoming movie about Johnny Mac's all-too-brief rivalry with Bjorn Borg (to be played by Sverrir Gudnason). One doesn't realize one has so...
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In the Tennis Zone pres. by USTA Colorado: John McEnroe on the state of the game

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Throughout the 2016 season, Mile High Sports tennis expert Andy Zodin will go In the Tennis Zone with the biggest names in the game, both nationally...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Worker sues McEnroe's tennis academy, cites unpaid overtime

KINGS PARK, N.Y. (AP) A former maintenance worker at a New York tennis academy co-owned by John McEnroe says he and others weren't paid for overtime. Jose Magalhaes says he and others routinely worked 10-hour days at the Long Island academy but were not paid overtime, as required by state labor law. Newsday ( reports that the suit was filed against the John...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Kyrgios, John McEnroe and being a tennis 'hot head'

The cozy press conference room on the second floor of the lavish and picturesque John McEnroe Tennis Academy had that familiar air of anticipation before a marquee event. But this wasn't the US Open or Wimbledon; rather it was a charity event for the Johnny Mac Foundation.  But what distinguished this event from your typical charity? John McEnroe's name alone made it noteworthy...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

John McEnroe says end of competitive tennis near for him

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) John McEnroe says he's almost done playing competitive tennis. The 56-year-old Hall of Famer plans to play an exhibition match against Jim Courier next month in New Haven. That will be part of a Legends Event designed to increase attendance at the Connecticut Open, the last women's tournament before the U.S. Open. McEnroe told reporters on a conference call...
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July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

John McEnroe’s son Kevin arrested for buying cocaine

Kevin McEnroe, the 27-year-old son of former tennis star John McEnroe and actress Tatum O’Neal, was arrested Tuesday night and charged with cocaine possession after being caught making a purchase. The AP says McEnroe was arrested in East Village in New York and was in possession of cocaine and a prescription medication. McEnroe did not […]
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s John McEnroe mocks fans who spelled out “N-A-D-L”

On Saturday during Rafael Nadal’s match at Wimbledon, a group of fans decided to grab a row of seats to spell out “Vamos NADAL” to show their support for the Spaniard. The idea was good, but the execution was bad when one fan failed to show up and they spelled out “Vamos NADL” instead. This did not escape the attention of ESPN tennis announcers Chris Fowler and John McEnroe...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe taking on expanded general sports role at ESPN

One of the largest personalities in sports broadcasting is about to get just a little bit larger.  Tennis analyst John McEnroe has signed a new contract with ESPN that expands his role in Bristol beyond the confines of that sport.  ESPN has announced that McEnroe will now do interviews with athletes from around sports and also serve as a SportsCenter analyst on major sports topics...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe Gets Bigger Role at ESPN; Will Talk More than Tennis

With ESPN airing all four tennis ‘grand slams’ starting next year, it should be no surprise the network has expanded its relationship with John McEnroe. ESPN announced Monday that McEnroe will have an expanded role […]
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

McEnroe: Let's dump doubles

Let's ditch doubles from pro tennis. After all, it's populated by guys who aren't good enough are singles. Who said that? How about a guy who won 78 doubles titles in his career and beyond being one of the best singles players of his era is widely considered one of the greatest doubles players ever? John McEnroe. Speaking to The Times of London, Johnny Mac said : "Doubles -- why...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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