Bud Collins, legendary reporter, television commentator, historian and beloved personality will be joining Tennis Channel's Josh Ross on Thursdays to discuss a wide range of topics in the world of tennis.
Collins has gained a reputation for being an authority on the game, its history and the many personalities who contribute to its story. Recognized around the world, Collins is known for his razor-sharp assessments and trademark, custom-made pants, created using fabrics he collects while circling the globe. He has literally written the book on tennis
: in 1977 he published the first of four tennis encyclopedias. He has also scripted numerous other books on tennis and tennis players.
Collins is a member of both the International Tennis Hall of Fame, and the Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame, and has won a wide variety of journalism and sportscast honors as well, including, in 1999, the Red Smith Award, considered the highest accolade in sports writing.Email Josh with questions for Bud
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- March 27, 2008
Is Roger Federer in a slump? Can Sampras earn on living on Tour today? Bud answers the questions.
- March 6, 2008
Bud talks about the Federer/Sampras exhibitions.
- February 14, 2008
Bud expresses his thoughts on Davis Cup and how the format can be improved.
- January 17, 2008
We check in with Bud during the first week of the Australian Open.
- January 3, 2008
Bud looks ahead at some players on the rise for 2008.
- December 20, 2007
Bud's talking Davis Cup, plus find out where he gets those pants.
- December 6, 2007
Bud talks about Roger Federer and weighs in on the best meatches he's ever seen.
- November 29, 2007
Bud discusses his early days as a player and how he got his start in broadcasting.