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Bud Collins, famed tennis commentator, passes Friday

Bud Collins, famed tennis commentator, passes Friday

Bud Collins, who wrote his way into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, died on Friday. He was 86. For nearly 40 years, Bud Collins called the Colony Beach and Tennis Resort on Longboat Key his home for the winter. According to his wife, Anita Ruthling Klaussen, Collins died Friday, March 4, at home in […]

March 7, 2016 | Posted in Key Recreation, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Visiting the world (home again)

Visiting the world (home again)

We were fortunate to visit New England for a long weekend a few weeks ago. This was for a family function. These are always great visits. After a quick flight to Boston we, Pat and I, were met at Logan by our daughter, Maggie. As I’ve noted here before, Dad has his privilege. She waited for us among the limos — nice service

May 26, 2011 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »