Articles Tagged 'Andy Murray'

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5 British Sports Traditions You Won’t Find in the U.S.

Anyone who has spent time in the United States will understand that the country rightly prides itself on its own sports. NFL dominates the sporting landscape, while its predecessor, rugby, enjoys only limited popularity; instead of cricket, baseball is preferred; and while soccer is certainly growing here, you’re still more likely to hear about basketball’s […]

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Why Wimbledon’s Henman Hill Will Never Become Murray Mound

Wimbledon fortnight begins today, which means there will be a lot of talk from British broadcasters about whether Andy Murray can retain his title, a lot of talk about strawberries and cream, and a LOT of talk about Henman Hill. For anyone without the deuce of an idea as to what or where this term […]

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PHOTOS: Andy Murray Receives Officer of the Order Medal

Wimbledon Tennis champion Andy Murray was one of ten people to be honored with an Officer of the Order Medal for his services to tennis, reports BBC News. Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, hosted the investiture ceremony on Thursday, October 17. This was the duke’s first time doing so, which illustrates additions to his […]

Why the U.S. Open Is Andy Murray’s Best Shot at Grand Slam Title

It’s hard out there for Andy Murray. He may be a bonafide tennis icon – he was recently immortalized in a Mario Testino photo spread for Vogue – but every tournament he’s hounded with the UK’s hopes to finally win a Grand Slam tennis championship. (It’s been 74 years!) And Murray is such a strong […]

Andy Murray’s U.S. Open Dream Dashed: He Lost To Cilic

The dream of British tennis dominance will have to wait a bit: Scottish tennis star Andy Murray was jettisoned from the U.S. Open by Croatia’s Marin Cilic in straight sets. (The Times) Sir Paul McCartney wants The Beatles’ catalog available as downloads – and blames record label EMI for their songs not being on iTunes. […]