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August 20, 1973
Smith & Co., on their way to another Davis Cup Challenge Round, must first repel the Rumanians, led by Nasty Nastase and his full repertoire of antics. Joe Jares reports.
December 17, 1973 | John A. Meyers
Joe Jares' first tennis story was a rookie newspaperman's chore. It was in the late '50s and Jares, newly arrived at the Los Angeles Herald-Express, was sent to cover the pro debut of Alex Olmedo. He got the...
July 08, 1974
Centre Court is the center of the tennis world as Wimbledon moves toward its climactic matches. Newcombe, Borg, King and Evert do battle; Joe Jares observes the net result.
October 21, 1974 | John A. Meyers
California, the most populous state in the nation, has become something of a supermarket of sport with its 20 professional teams (five major league baseball, five pro football, three pro basketball, three hockey, two...
February 03, 1975
A 100-G faceoff takes place in Las Vegas when, for the first time ever, brash young Jimmy Connors faces veteran Rod Laver in a promotion man's dream of a winner-take-all match. Joe Jares keeps his eye on the ball.