Skip to comments.Jimmy Connors arrested in Santa Barbara
Posted on 11/22/2008 12:06:21 PM PST by george76
Tennis great Jimmy Connors was arrested outside the campus arena where UC Santa Barbara and top-ranked North Carolina were playing a basketball game.
The eight-time Grand Slam champion was taken into custody Friday night after refusing to comply with an order to leave an area near the entrance of the Thunderdome following a confrontation, police Sgt. Dan Massey said in a statement.
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I thought John McEnroe was the tennis A hole from that era? Connors always seemed the gentleman. I wonder if someone set him off?
Jimmy Connors was known for his temper tantrums on the court.
I just did some reading. It seems that my memoriees were selective.
Why don’t you pull out your wallet and look at your drivers license ... the picture you see is “you” .....
Nastase has to be behind this.
Best story I heard about Connors was how he spit into a sandwich of another guy. He thought it was funny as the guy had stepped away.
That’s Jimmy Connors.
Conners was a jerk too.
Connors was the bad boy before McEnroe came along, and his behavior on court improved somewhat, but he could never be considered a gentleman.
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