THE NEWS OF Rory McIlroy's breakup with Caroline Wozniacki left many shocked onlookers, but maybe it shouldn't have been such a surprise. When it comes to pairing with other athletes, female tennis players have a rocky history—with apologies to Steffi Graf. A partial look back at the record shows that being married or engaged to a woman trained to avoid "love" isn't the best racket.
THEY SAID IT
"I'm the one guy who says don't force the stupid people to be quiet. I want to know who the morons are."
Mark Cuban Mavericks owner, when asked about keeping bigotry out of the NBA.
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