BNP Paribas Open 2015 in pictures

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Novak Djokovic the champion
Novak Djokovic the champion
Djokovic wins the 2015 BNP Paribas Open. Photo by Mike Frey.
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Australian Open 2015 – In Pictures

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Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic
Novak continues to dominate his competition. ©Mike Frey
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10 reasons why tennis is better than the NFL

The 2014 NFL season is upon us!

Now before you guys get on me for being a football-bashing-tennis-fanboy, I want to let you know that like most red blooded Americans, I am pumped! I’m probably more excited than the average enthusiast. I love watching it, playing it, drafting for my fantasy football teams (I’m in 3 leagues this year!), going to games up in San Francis, er, Santa Clara. I love me some football!

But I want to take some time to give tennis some due props. Because I love me some tennis too! If football is #1 on my list, then tennis is 1A. But football and the NFL are doing just fine without my endorsement (they made over $9 billion in revenue last year).

Football and the NFL are awesome but so is tennis, and in some ways, tennis is even more awesome:

1. Way More Action
If you’re watching tennis on TV, chances are good that you are actually watching a point being played out. According to an article by the Wall Street Journal, the average NFL game features only 11 minutes of action. That is 11 minutes in about a 3 hour broadcast. 11 minutes!

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