Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Sorry, couldn’t resist posting this. Tennis pro Ashley Harkleroad will appear in the August issue of Playboy.
“My boyfriend and my agents negotiated the deal for me,” Harkleroad, the No. 65 player in the world, said in an ESPN The Mag interview. “It’s something entirely different than playing tennis, and I enjoy being in front of a camera. It’s just a different avenue and I wanted to see where it could take me, so I accepted it.”
Speaking of tennis, beginning in late August I’ll be covering the U.S. Open for SNY.tv, so stay tuned here and at the main SNY site for complete coverage of the big event.
Will Roger Federer win another Open? Can Rafael Nadal win his third Grand Slam of the year? What of Andy Roddick? Will Venus and Serena continue their winning ways, or will Maria Sharapova step back into the winner’s circle?
And thanks to our friends at the Seton Hall Rivals board, here are some classic YouTube moments with Sharapova and Marat Safin….
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.