Posts by Reeves Wiedeman

  • Head coach Charlie Weis of the Kansas Jayhawks watches from the sidelines during the game against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Memorial Stadium on September 1, 2012 in Lawrence, Kansas.

    What's the Matter With Kansas (Football)?

    The long road ahead for Charlie Weis and the Jayhawks.

  • Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina returns a shot to Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain during their men's singles first round match on Day Three of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2013 in the Flushing neighborh

    The Once and Future King

    Can Juan Martin del Potro — or anyone else — join tennis’s Big Four?

  • NYC Olympics

    What If the 2012 Olympics Had Been in New York?

    Examining the pipe dreams and real accomplishments of the city’s failed bid.

  • NYC Olympics

    What if the 2012 Olympics had been in New York?

    Why a dazzling generation of French players can’t win at Roland Garros.

  • Tennis Ilo

    The Nouvelle Vague of French Tennis

    Why a dazzling generation of French players can’t win at Roland Garros.

  • Novak Djokovic’s New Duds

    I’m in Paris for the first time, and I was given one piece of advice to help me fit in: Don’t wear shorts. Europeans don’t, which means doing so is a surefire way to be pegged as a tourist. This is generally but not entirely true. The crowds at the French Open, in Roland Garros, […]

  • Americans in Paris

    I’ve attended just a handful of sporting events outside the U.S. — rugby and cricket in Cape Town, soccer in Ghana — but never one where everyone was rooting against my guy. (Yeah, I know: No cheering in the press box.) In Paris, “Come on, Isner!” is replaced by “Oi, Arnaud.” There is one French […]

  • The View From Paris on the NBA Playoffs

    “Il y aura au moins un Francaise en finale NBA puisque la finale de la conference Est opposera le Boston de Mickael Pietrus au Miami de Ronny Turiaf. Il y en aura pour-etre trois puisque le vainquerur de cette confrontation pourrait y retrouver les San Antonio Spurs de Tony Parker et Boris Diaw qui afrontent […]

  • Ryan Harrison

    The Next John McEnroe

    Is Ryan Harrison the future of American men’s tennis?

  • Wimbledon Centre Court

    Tennis on the Radio

    The official radio station of Wimbledon adds a strange, charming touch to The Championships.