OK, this is kind of cool. Tennis and the New York Times being weirdly not-stodgy, everybody!
The classic 1980 Wimbledon Final between John McEnroe and Björn Borg has been dissected more than any match in tennis history. But the friendship that developed between the two, before and since, hasn't been as picked over, in part because Borg, who abruptly left the sport at age 26, has been generally averse to…
Say what you will about athletes like Jerry Rice and Emmitt Smith, who hang on to their careers for too long and are too afraid to be away from the spotlight to retire, but at least they don't usually run out of money.